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Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Calendar 2013-2014

Fall 2013


August Friday 9 Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to
Graduate School for September graduation
Wednesday 21

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

New Graduate student Orientation.


Saturday 24 Residence halls open, 9 a.m.

Sunday 25 Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Monday 26 Opening Convocation - 10 a.m.
Classes begin - 1 p.m.
80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through September 9; 0 percent tuition refund thereafter
September Monday 2 Labor Day - No classes
Tuesday 3 Classes resume - 8:30 a.m.
Monday 9 End drop/add; end 80 percent course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option
Friday 13 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 27

Senior applications for graduation due in the Registrar's Office

Last Day to file for extra credit (X) study


October Saturday 12 Midterm recess- No classes
Wednesday 16 Classes resume - 8:30 a.m.
Term II PE begins
Monday 21 Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

November Friday 1

Advising Day - No classes;

Saturday 2

Master's comprehensive examinations

Monday 4

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 5

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

Wednesday 6

Begin spring and January term registration for sophomores

Thursday 7

Begin spring and January term registration for freshmen

Friday 8

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 11

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

Tuesday 19

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Wednesday 27

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

December Sunday 1

Residence halls re-open, 9 a.m.

Monday 2

Classes resume - 8:30 a.m
Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate Office for January graduation

Friday 13 Undergraduate classes end
Saturday 14 Reading Day
Sunday 15 Reading Day
Monday 16 Undergraduate exams begin
Friday 20 Undergraduate exams end
Graduate classes end.
Deadline for graduate students to apply for May graduation to the Graduate Office
Saturday 21 Residence halls close for winter break, noon
Friday 27 Final Grades due

January Term 2014

 
January Friday 3

Classes begin

Sunday 19

Classes end

Monday 20

Martin Luther King Day- No classes; College closed

Monday 27

Grades due

Spring 2014


 January Wednesday  15

New Graduate Student Orientation

Sunday 19

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 20

Martin Luther King Day; College closed

Tuesday 21

Classes begin – 8:30 a.m.
80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through February 4; no tuition refund thereafter.

 February Tuesday 4

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

Friday 7

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

Friday 14

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

March Friday 7

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

Saturday 8

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

Sunday 16

Residence halls re-open, 9am

Monday 17

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

Monday 24

Midterm low grades due in Registrar's Office

April Friday 4

Advising Day - No classes

Saturday 5

Master's comprehensive examinations

Monday 7

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 8

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

Wednesday 9

Begin fall and summer registration for freshmen

Friday 11

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

Monday 14

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

Friday 18

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

May Friday 2

Undergraduate classes end

Saturday 3

Reading Day

Sunday 4

Reading Day

Monday 5

Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 9

Undergraduate exam period ends
Graduate classes end

Saturday 10

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

Monday 12

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

Saturday 17

Commencement
Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 6pm

Monday 19

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

Summer 2014

 
May Monday 19

Term I begins

Monday 26

Holiday - No classes; College closed

June Sunday 29

Term I ends - Grades due Monday, July 7

Monday 30

Term II begins

July Friday 4

Holiday - No classes; College closed

Monday 7

Term I grades due

 

August Sunday 10

Term II ends

Monday 18

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