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Undergraduate and Graduate-Academic Calendar 2008–2009

 

Fall 2008 
Fall 2008
 

August 

1 Friday

Graduate phone registration begins

15 Friday

Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate School for September 2008 graduation

20 Wednesday

Registration for new students not tested/registered over the summer

24 Sunday

Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

 

New Graduate Student Orientation

25 Monday

Opening Convocation - 10 a.m.

 

Classes begin - 1 p.m.

 

80% tuition refund period begins and continues through Sept 8; 0% tuition refund thereafter

September 

1 Monday

Labor Day - No classes

2 Tuesday

Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

5 Friday

Deadline for graduate students to apply for January graduation to the Graduate Office

8 Monday

End drop/add; end 80% course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option

19 Friday

Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for comprehensive exams to the Graduate Office

October 

3 Friday

Last day to withdraw from an undergraduate class with grade of W

 

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

11 Saturday

Midterm recess - No classes

15 Wednesday

Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

 

Term II PE begins

20 Monday

Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

November 

3 Monday

Senior applications for graduation due in the Registrar's Office

7 Friday

Advising Day- No classes

8 Saturday

Masters' comprehensive examinations

10 Monday

Begin spring registration for seniors and current graduate students

 

Last day to submit petition for spring semester study abroad or study at another institution

11 Tuesday

Begin spring registration for juniors

 

Masters' comprehensive examinations

12 Wednesday

Begin spring registration for sophomores

13 Thursday

Begin spring registration for freshmen

14 Friday

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

17 Monday

Begin spring registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students

 

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

 

Undergraduate and returning graduate student January term registration begins

24 Monday

New graduate registration begins for January term and spring semester

26 Wednesday

Thanksgiving recess - No classes

December 

1 Monday

Classes resume 8:30am

 

Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate School for January 2009 graduation

5 Friday

Undergraduate classes end

6 Saturday

Reading Day

7 Sunday

Reading Day

8 Monday

Undergraduate exams begin

12 Friday

Undergraduate exams end (Applied music adjudications begin Friday at 1 p.m. and continue through Saturday.)

 

Graduate classes end

 

Deadline for graduate students to apply for May and September graduation to the Graduate Office

22 Monday

Final grades due

 
January Term 2009
 

January 

5 Monday

Classes begin

18 Sunday

Classes end

23 Friday

Grades due

 
Spring 2009
 

January 

5 Monday

Graduate phone registration begins

18 Sunday

New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins

 

Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

 

New Graduate Student Orientation

20 Tuesday

Classes begin 5 p.m.

 

80% tuition refund period begins and continues through February 2; no tuition refund thereafter.

February 

2 Monday

End drop/add; end 80% course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option

20 Friday

Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for comprehensive exams to the Graduate Office

27 Friday

Last day to withdraw from an undergraduate class with grade of W

 

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

March 

7 Saturday

Midterm recess - No classes

16 Monday

Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

 

Term IV PE begins

23 Monday

Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

31 Tuesday

Master's comprehensive examinations

April 

3 Friday

Advising Day - No classes

4 Saturday

Masters' comprehensive examinations

6 Monday

Begin fall registration for juniors, nongraduating seniors and current graduate students

7 Tuesday

Begin fall registration for sophomores

8 Wednesday

Begin fall registration for freshmen

10 Friday

Spring holiday - No classes

 

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

14 Tuesday

Classes resume 8:30am

 

Last day to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

 

Begin fall registation for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students

 

Summer term registration begins

17 Friday

Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate School for May 2009 graduation

20 Monday

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

May 

1 Friday

Undergraduate classes end

2 Saturday

Reading Day

3 Sunday

Reading Day

4 Monday

Undergraduate examination period begins

8 Friday

Undergraduate examination period ends (Applied music adjudications begin Friday at 1 p.m. and continue through Saturday.)

11 Monday

Final grades for graduating seniors and master's candidates due in Registrar's Office by 9 a.m.

 

Graduate classes end

16 Saturday

Commencement

18 Monday

All other grades due to Registrar by 9 a.m.

 
Summer 2009
 

May  

18 Monday

Term I begins

25 Monday

Holiday - No classes; College closed

June 

28 Sunday

Term I ends

July 

3 Friday

Holiday - No classes; College closed

6 Monday

Term II begins; Term I grades due

August 

16 Sunday

Term II ends

25 Tuesday

Term II grades due

Withdrawal/Tuition Refund Policy for Summer Terms  

  • 100% tuition refund prior to the first day of class for all sessions.
  • 80% tuition refund within the first two calendar days of 1- and 2-week sessions; no tuition refunds thereafter.
  • 80% tuition refund within the first four calendar days of 3- and 4-week sessions; no tuition refunds thereafter.
  • 80% tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of 5- and 6-week sessions; no tuition refunds thereafter.