Academic Calendar

SPRING TERM 2013

November 2012
 
 Advance Registration begins - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 12
SATURDAY:
 Residence halls open for occupancy, 11:00 A.M.‑5:00 P.M.
January 14
MONDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classes for details.
January 15
TUESDAY:
 Registration for undergraduate and graduate students - refer to Schedule of Classesfor details.
January 16
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 17
THURSDAY:
 Thursday Night (ThN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 18
FRIDAY:
 Friday Night (FN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 19
SATURDAY:
 Saturday classes begin (on-campus and off-campus)
January 21
MONDAY:
 University Holiday - Martin Luther King Day.
January 22
TUESDAY:
 Tuesday Night (TuN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
January 28
MONDAY:
 Monday Night (MN) classes begin (on-campus and off-campus).
February 1
FRIDAY:
  • 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 2013.
March 1
FRIDAY:
 Last day to submit draft thesis / dissertation to Library for format and style review.
March 8
FRIDAY.
  • Residence halls close at 6:00 P.M. for spring recess.
March 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
MONDAY - FRIDAY
 Spring recess for students and faculty.
March 17
SUNDAY:
 Residence halls open at 2:00 P.M.
March 18
MONDAY:
 Classes resume at 8:00 A.M.
March 28
THURSDAY:
Last day to complete a public defense of a thesis/dissertation.
March 29
FRIDAY:
 Good Friday. Holiday for students and faculty.
April 10
WEDNESDAY:
 Last day to submit complete, defended and signed thesis/dissertation to the appropriate academic dean's office.
April 12
FRIDAY:
  • Last day to submit final thesis/dissertation (defended and signed) and Route Sheet to the Director of the Library.
  • Last day to drop 1-hour science labs on MySam. See your department for additional drop information.
April 19
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 3
FRIDAY:
  • Last Class Day.
  • Last day to resign. Resignation must be received in Registrar's office by 5:00 P.M.
  • Last day to drop lecture courses on MySam. View Schedule Information for more details.
May 6, 7, 8, 9
Mon - Thu:
 Final examinations [includes Monday Night (MN), Tuesday Night (TuN), Wednesday Night (WN) and Thursday Night (THN) final examinations].
May 10
FRIDAY:
 Residence halls close at 12:00 Noon.
May 10, 11
FRIDAY, SATURDAY:
 Commencement, Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
May 13
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.