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2007-2008 University Calendar

For detailed dates and times regarding payment and adjustment of tuition and fees, registration for courses, and making course adjustments, refer to https://ecampus.jmu.edu/psp/ecampus/SELFSERV/?cmd=login.

 

Fall Semester 2007

 

August 22, Wednesday

Residence halls open 9 a.m. for first year students.

Dining Services opens and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for first year students.

August 24, Friday

Opening Faculty Meeting

August 25, Saturday

First Year Student Assessment Day

Residence halls open 9 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

Fall meal plans begin at 10 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

August 27, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

September 14, Friday

Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

September 28-30, Friday-Sunday

Family Weekend

October 12, Friday

First block courses end.

October 15, Monday

Second block courses begin.

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May 2008.

October 18, Thursday

Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

October 19, Friday

First semester holiday. Classes do not meet.

October 27, Saturday

Homecoming

October 29, Monday

Registration begins for 2008 spring semester.

October 30, Tuesday

First block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

November 20, Tuesday

Dining Services closes 6:30 p.m.

November 21, Wednesday

Thanksgiving vacation begins and residence halls close 8 a.m.

November 25, Sunday

Residence halls open noon. Dining Services opens at 5 p.m.

November 26, Monday

Classes resume.

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2007 spring semester and 2007 summer session “incomplete” grades.

December 7, Friday

Last day of classes.

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of “incomplete” grades for 2007 spring semester and 2007 summer session to the Office of the Registrar.

December 10-14, Monday-Friday

Final examinations.

December 14, Friday

Residence halls close 5 p.m. 

Dining Services closes and fall meal plans end 7 p.m.

Deadline for completion of course work for December graduates.

December 15, Saturday

Graduation. Commencement exercises 10 a.m., Convocation Center.

Residence halls close 3 p.m. for graduating seniors.

Dining Services closes & fall meal plans end 10 a.m. for graduating seniors.

December 17, Monday

Final semester and second block grades due in the Office of the Registrar at 3 p.m.

 

Spring Semester 2008

January 6, Sunday

Residence halls open 9 a.m.

Spring meal plans begin and Dining Services opens at 5 p.m.

January 7, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

January 21, Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Classes do not meet.

January 25, Friday

Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

February 12, Tuesday

Student Assessment/Faculty Assistance (no classes 8 a.m.-4 p.m.).

Evening classes (those beginning 4 p.m. or later) meet as scheduled.

February 15, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met by the end of 2008 summer session.

February 26, Tuesday

Third block courses end.

February 29, Friday

Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

Dining Services closes 2 p.m. Residence halls close at 5 p.m.

March 3 - 7, Monday-Friday

Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

March 9, Sunday

Residence halls open noon. Dining Services opens at 5 p.m.

March 10, Monday

Classes resume. Fourth block courses begin.

March 12, Wednesday

Third block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

March 14, Friday

James Madison Day

March 24, Monday

Advance registration for 2008 summer session begins.

April 1, Tuesday

Registration begins for 2008 fall semester.

April 11, Friday

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2007 fall semester “incomplete” grades.

April 25, Friday

Last day of classes

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of “incomplete” grades for 2007 fall semester to the Office of the Registrar.

April 28 - May 2, Monday - Friday

Final examinations

University housing checkout process

May 2, Friday

Residence halls close 5 p.m. for undergraduate students.

Dining Services closes 7 p.m. and spring meal plans end.

Deadline for completion of course work for May graduates.

May 3, Saturday

Graduation, Commencement exercises

Residence halls close 3 p.m. for graduating seniors.

May 6, Tuesday

Final semester and fourth block grades due in the Office of the Registrar at 3 p.m.

 

Undergraduate 2008 Summer Session

Ten-Week Term (2008)

May 12, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

May 26, Monday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

May 30, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2008.

July 4, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

July 18, Friday

Final examinations for ten-week term.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

Eight-Week Term (2008)

May 12, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

May 26, Monday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

May 30, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2008.

July 3, Thursday

Final examinations for eight-week term.

July 4, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

 

Six-Week Term (2008)

June 9, Monday

Course changes and registration. Classes meet as scheduled.

July 4, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

July 18, Friday

Final examinations for six-week term.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

First Four-Week Term (2008)

May 12, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

May 26, Monday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

May 30, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2008.

June 6, Friday

Final examinations for first four-week term.

 

Second Four-Week Term (2008)

June 9, Monday

Course changes and registration. Classes meet as scheduled.

July 3, Thursday

Final examinations for second four-week term.

July 4, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

 

Tentative 2008 Fall and 2009 Spring Semesters

August 20, Wednesday

Residence halls open 9 a.m. for first year students. 

Dining Services opens and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for first year students.

August 23, Saturday

Residence halls open 9 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

Fall meal plans begin at 10 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

August 25, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

October 17, Friday

Fall Break

December 12, Friday

Fall semester ends.

December 13, Saturday

Graduation. Commencement exercises.

January 13, Monday

Spring semester begins.

March 9 - 13, Monday-Friday 

Spring Break

May 8, Friday

Spring semester ends.