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Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Fall 2014


August Friday 8 Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to
Graduate School for September graduation
Wednesday 20

Registration for new students not tested/registered over the summer.

New Graduate student Orientation.


Saturday 23 Residence halls open, 9 a.m.

Sunday 24 Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting
Monday 25 Opening Convocation - 10 a.m.
Classes begin - 1:40 p.m.
80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through September 9; 0 percent tuition refund thereafter
September Monday 1 Labor Day - No classes
Tuesday 2 Classes resume - 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday 9 End drop/add; end 80 percent course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option
Friday 12 Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for comprehensive exams to the Graduate Office.
Deadline for graduate students to apply for January graduation to the Graduate Office

Friday 26

March on Frederick - No classes

Senior applications for graduation due in the Registrar's Office

Last Day to file for extra credit (X) study


October Saturday 11 Midterm recess- No classes
Wednesday 15 Classes resume - 8:00 a.m.
Monday 20 Term II PE begins
Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office
November Saturday 1

Master's comprehensive examinations

Tuesday 4

Master's comprehensive examinations

Friday 7

Advising Day - No Classes

Monday 10

Begin spring and January term registration for seniors and current graduate students
Last day to submit petition for spring semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 11

Begin spring and January term registration for juniors
Master's comprehensive examinations

Wednesday 12

Begin spring and January term registration for sophomores

Thursday 13

Begin spring and January term registration for freshmen

Friday 14

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 17

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

Tuesday 25

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Wednesday 26

Thanksgiving recess - No classes
Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess, noon

Sunday 30

Residence halls re-open, 9 a.m.

December Monday 1

Classes resume - 8:00 a.m

Friday 5 Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate Office for January graduation
Friday 12 Undergraduate classes end
Saturday 13 Reading Day
Sunday 14 Reading Day
Monday 15 Undergraduate exams begin
Friday 19 Undergraduate exams end
Graduate classes end.
Deadline for graduate students to apply for May graduation to the Graduate Office
Saturday 20 Residence halls close for winter break, noon
Friday 26 Final Grades due

January Term 2015

 
January Monday 5

Classes begin

Sunday 18

Classes end

Monday 19

Martin Luther King Day- No classes; College closed

Monday 26

Grades due

Spring 2015


 January Wednesday  14

New Graduate Student Orientation

Sunday 18

New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins
Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting 

Residence Halls open for new and returning students, 9 a.m.

Monday 19

Martin Luther King Day; College closed

Tuesday 20

Classes begin – 8:00 a.m.
80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through February 3; no tuition refund thereafter.

 February Tuesday 3

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

Friday 6

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

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

March Friday 6

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

Saturday 7

Midterm recess - No classes.
Residence halls close for spring break, noon

Sunday 15

Residence halls re-open, 9am

Monday 16

Classes resume - 8:00 a.m.
Term IV PE begins

Monday 23

Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

April Friday 10

Advising Day - No classes


Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Saturday 11

Master's comprehensive examinations

Monday 13

Begin fall and summer registration for juniors, non-graduating seniors and current graduate students
Last day to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 14

Begin fall and summer registration for sophomores
Master's comprehensive examinations

Wednesday 15

Begin fall and summer registration for freshmen

Friday 17

Last day to withdraw from any graduate class
Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate School for May graduation

Monday 20

Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students

May Friday 1

Undergraduate classes end

Saturday 2

Reading Day

Sunday 3

Reading Day

Monday 4

Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 8

Undergraduate exam period ends
Graduate classes end

Saturday 9

Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students), noon

Monday 11

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

Saturday 16

Commencement
Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 6pm

Monday 18

All other grades due to Registrar's Office by 9 a.m.

Summer 2015

 
May Monday 18

Term I begins

Monday 25

Holiday - No classes; College closed

June Sunday 28

Term I ends - Grades due Monday, July 6

Monday 29

Term II begins

July Saturday 4

Holiday - No classes; College closed

Monday 6

Term I grades due

 

August Sunday 9

Term II ends

Monday 17

Term II grades due


Withdrawal/Tuition Refund Policy for Summer Terms

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