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Undergraduate and Graduate Calendar 2011-2012

Fall 2011


August  Friday 12 Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to
Graduate School for September graduation
 
Wednesday 17

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

New Graduate student Orientation.


 
Sunday 21 Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

 
Monday 22 Opening Convocation - 10 a.m.
Classes begin - 1 p.m.
80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through September 6; 0 percent tuition refund thereafter
 
September  Friday 2 Deadline for graduate students to apply for January graduation to the Graduate Office
 
Monday 5 Labor Day - No Classes
 
Tuesday 6 Classes resume - 8:30 a.m.
End drop/add; end 80 percent course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option
 
Friday 16 Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for comprehensive exams to the Graduate Office
 
Friday 30

Senior applications for graduation due in the Registrar's Office

Last Day to file for extra credit (X) study


 
October  Saturday 8 Midterm recess- No classes
 
Wednesday 12 Classes resume - 8:30 a.m.
Term II PE begins
 
Monday 17 Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

 
November  Friday 4

Advising Day - No classes;

Saturday 5

Master's comprehensive examinations

Monday 7

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 8

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

Wednesday 9

Begin spring and January term registration for sophomores

Thursday 10

Begin spring and January term registration for freshmen

Friday 11

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 14

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

Monday 21

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Wednesday 23

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

Sunday 27

Residence halls re-open, 9 a.m.

Monday 28

Classes resume - 8:30 a.m

December  Monday 5 Deadline for graduate thesis to Graduate Office for January graduation
 
Friday 9 Undergraduate classes end
 
Saturday 10 Reading Day
 
Sunday 11 Reading Day
 
Monday 12 Undergraduate exams begin
 
Friday 16 Undergraduate exams end
Graduate classes end
Deadline for graduate students to apply for May graduation to the Graduate Office
 
Saturday 17 Residence halls close for winter break, noon
 
Friday 23 Final Grades due
 

January Term 2012

 
January  Tuesday 3

Classes begin

Monday 16

Martin Luther King Day- No classes; College closed

Sunday 22

Classes end

Monday 30

Grades due

Spring 2012


 January  Wednesday  18

New Graduate Student Orientation begins

Sunday 22

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 23

Classes begin – 8:30 a.m.
80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through February 6; no tuition refund thereafter.

 February  Monday 6

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

Friday 17

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

March  Friday 2

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

Saturday 10

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

Sunday 18

Residence halls re-open, 9am

Monday 19

Classes resume - 8:30 a.m.
Term IV PE begins

Monday 26

Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

April  Friday 13

Advising Day - No classes

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

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

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

Saturday 14

Master's comprehensive examinations

Monday 16

Begin fall and summer registration for juniors, non-graduating seniors and current graduate students

Tuesday 17

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

Wednesday 18

Begin fall and summer registration for freshmen

Monday 23

Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students
Last day to withdraw from graduate class

May  Friday 4

Undergraduate classes end

Saturday 5

Reading Day

Sunday 6

Reading Day

Monday 7

Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 11

Undergraduate exam period ends
Graduate classes end

Saturday 12

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

Monday 14

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

Saturday 19

Commencement
Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 6pm

Monday 21

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

Summer 2012

 
May  Monday 21

Term I begins

Monday 28

Holiday - No classes; College closed

July  Sunday 1

Term I ends - Grades due Monday, July 9

Monday 2

Term II begins

Wednesday 4

Holiday - No classes; College closed

 

August  Sunday 12

Term II ends

Monday 20

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