Academic Calendar

SPRING TERM 2012

November 2011
 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 12
THURSDAY:
  • Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
  • Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 13
FRIDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 16
MONDAY:
 University Holiday - Martin Luther King Day
January 17
TUESDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classesfor details.
January 18
WEDNESDAY:
  • Daytime on campus classes begin.
  • Late Registration.
  • Process class schedule changes. Refer to the Schedule of Classes for details and deadlines.
  • Wednesday Night (WN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 19
THURSDAY.
 Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 20
FRIDAY:
 Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 21
SATURDAY:
 Saturday classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 23
MONDAY:
 Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 24
TUESDAY:
 Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
February 2
THURSDAY:
  • Twelfth Class Day.
  • Last day to drop without a "Q" and receive 100% refund.(This does not apply if only enrolled in one course - see resignation policy in Schedule of Classes).
  • Degree applications to be filed in Registrar's Office by students graduating in May 2012.
March 2
FRIDAY.
 Last day to submit draft thesis / dissertation to Library for format and style review.
March 9
FRIDAY.
Residence halls close at 6:00 P.M. for spring recess.
March 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
MONDAY - FRIDAY
 Spring recess for students and faculty.
March 18
SUNDAY:
 Residence halls open at 2:00 P.M.
March 19
MONDAY:
 Classes resume at 8:00 A.M.
March 23
MONDAY:
 Summer & Fall Advance Registration opens for Honors students at 9:00 AM. See the Advance Registration Alpha Schedule for more details.
March 26-30
MONDAY - FRIDAY:
 Summer & Fall Advance Registration opens. See the Advance Registration Alpha Schedule for more details.
March 30
FRIDAY:
 Last day to complete a public defense of a thesis/dissertation.
April 6
FRIDAY:
  • Good Friday.
  • Holiday for Students and Faculty.
  • University operations close at 12:00 noon.
April 11
WEDNESDAY:
 Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
April 13
FRIDAY:
 Last day to submit final thesis/dissertation (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
April 20
FRIDAY:
  • Last day to make all final copies of thesis/dissertation and submit to the NGL for binding.
  • Last day to submit Route Sheet to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
May 4
FRIDAY:
  • Last Class Day.
  • Last day to resign and drop courses (SEE NOTES BELOW).
May 7, 8, 9, 10
Mon - Thu:
 Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (THN) final examinations].
May 11
FRIDAY:
 Residence halls close at 12:00 Noon.
May 11, 12
FRIDAY, SATURDAY:
 Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
May 14
MONDAY:
  • 12:00 Noon Deadline for filing grades with Registrar's Office.
  • Spring Term ends.

 

RESIGNATION NOTE:

Students may resign with a "W" grade from the 13th class day through the last class day, but prior to to any final exams being taken or course completion.

DROP NOTE:

Courses may be dropped without a grade of "F" through the last class day, but prior to any final exams being taken or course completion. Students wishing to drop courses after the term’s online drop deadline must submit a drop request form, signed by the professor, to the Registrar’s Office. To process a "Q" drop after the online drop closes, students must come to the Registrar's Office, Estill Building Rm. 331 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. No schedule changes may be made after the deadline specified in the Academic Calendar.