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2008-2009 University Calendar

For detailed dates and times regarding payment and adjustment of tuition and fees, registration for courses, and making course adjustments, refer to e-campus.

Fall Semester 2008

August 19, Tuesday and

August 20, Wednesday

Residence halls open 9 a.m. for first year students on assigned days.

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

August 22, Friday

Opening Faculty Meeting

Freshman Assessment Day

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

August 23, Saturday

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

August 25, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

September 12, Friday

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

October 3-5, Friday-Sunday

Family Weekend

October 10, Friday

First block courses end.

October 13, Monday

Second block courses begin.

October 15, Wednesday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May 2009.

October 16, Thursday

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

October 27, Monday

Registration begins for 2008 spring semester.

October 28, Tuesday

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

November 1, Saturday

Homecoming

November 21, Friday

Dining Services closes 7:30 p.m.

November 22, Saturday

Thanksgiving vacation begins and residence halls close 10 a.m.

November 29, Saturday

Residence halls open 4:00 pm. Dining Services opens 4:30 p.m.

December 1, Monday

Classes resume.

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2008 spring semester and 2008 summer session "incomplete" grades.

December 5, Friday

Last day of classes.

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of "incomplete" grades for 2008 spring semester and 2008 summer session to the Office of the Registrar.

December 8-12, Monday-Friday

Final examinations.

December 12, Friday

Residence halls close 5 p.m. 

Dining Services closes and fall meal plans end 2 p.m.

Deadline for completion of course work for December graduates.

December 13, Saturday

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

Residence halls close 3:00 p.m. for graduating seniors.

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

 

Spring Semester 2009

January 11, Sunday

Residence halls open 9 a.m.

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

January 12, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

January 19, Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Classes do not meet.

January 30, Friday

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

February 13, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met by the end of 2009 summer session.

February 17, 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.

March 3, Tuesday

Third block courses end.

March 6, Friday

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

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

March 9-13, Monday-Friday

Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

March 15, Sunday

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

March 16, Monday

Classes resume. Fourth block courses begin.

March 18, Wednesday

James Madison Day

March 23, Monday

Advance registration for 2009 summer session begins.

April 7, Tuesday

Registration begins for 2009 fall semester.

April 17, Friday

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2008 fall semester "incomplete" grades.

May 1, Friday

Last day of classes

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of "incomplete" grades for 2008 fall semester to the Office of the Registrar.

May 4-8, Monday-Friday

Final examinations

University housing checkout process.

May 8, 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 9, Saturday

Graduation, Commencement exercises

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

Undergraduate 2009 Summer Session

Ten-Week Term

May 18, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

May 25, Monday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

June 1, Monday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2009.

July 3, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

July 24, Friday

Final examinations for ten-week term.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Eight-Week Term

May 18, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

May 25, Monday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

June 1, Monday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2009.

July 3, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

July 10, Friday

Final examinations for eight-week term.

Six-Week Term

June 15, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

July 3, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

July 24, Friday

Final examinations for six-week term.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

First Four-Week Term

May 18, Monday

Registration and fee payment. Classes meet as scheduled.

May 25, Monday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

June 1, Monday

Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2009.

June 12, Friday

Final examinations for first four-week term.

Second Four-Week Term

June 15, Monday

Course changes and registration. Classes meet as scheduled.

July 3, Friday

Holiday. Classes do not meet.

July 10, Friday

Final examinations for second four-week term.

Tentative 2009 Fall and 2010 Spring Semesters

August 19, Wednesday

Residence halls open 9 a.m. for first year students on assigned days. 

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

August 21, Friday

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

August 22, Saturday

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

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

August 24, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

December 11, Friday

Fall semester ends.

December 12, Saturday

Graduation. Commencement exercises.

January 11, Monday

Spring semester begins.

March 8-12, Monday-Friday 

Spring Break

May 7, Friday

Spring semester ends.

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