Fall Semester 2010

Spring Semester 2011

Undergraduate 2011 Summer Sessions

Tentative 2011 Fall and 2012
Spring Semesters


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2010-2011 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. The academic calendar is also available online at http://www.jmu.edu/registrar/academiccalendars.shtml.

Fall Semester 2010

August 24, Tuesday and August 25, Wednesday
Residence halls open 9 a.m. for first year students on assigned days.
Dining Services open on Tuesday, August 24 and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for first year students.

August 27, Friday
Opening Faculty Meeting.
First Year Student Assessment Day.
Residence halls open 9 a.m. for transfer and international students.

August 28, Saturday
Residence halls open 9 a.m. for returning students.

August 30, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

September 17, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

October 1-3, Friday – Sunday
Family Weekend.

October 15, Friday
First Block courses end.

October 15, Thursday
Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May 2011.

October 16, Saturday
Homecoming.

October 18, Monday
Second Block courses begin.

October 21, Thursday
Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

October 26, Tuesday
First Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

November 1, Monday
Registration begins for 2011 spring semester.

November 19, Friday
Dining Services closes at 7:30 p.m.

November 20, Saturday
Thanksgiving vacation begins and residence halls close at 10 a.m.

November 27, Saturday
Residence halls open at 4 p.m. and Dining Services opens at 4:30 p.m.

November 29, Monday
Classes resume.
Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2010 spring semester and 2010 summer session for removal of "incomplete" grades.

December 10, Friday
Last day of classes.
Last day for faculty to turn in removal of "incomplete" grades for 2010 spring semester and 2010 summer session to the Office of the Registrar.

December 13-17, Monday –Friday
Final examinations.

December 17, Friday
Residence halls close at 5 p.m.
Dining Services close and fall meal plans end at 2 p.m.
Deadline for completion of course work for December graduates.

December 18, Saturday
Commencement at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
Residence halls close at 3 p.m. for graduating seniors.

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Spring Semester 2011

January 9, Sunday
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.
Spring meal plans begin and Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

January 10, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

January 17, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet.

January 28, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

February 15, Tuesday
Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met by the end of 2011 summer session.
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 1, Tuesday
Third Block courses end.

March 4, Friday
Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.
Dining Services closes at 2 p.m. and residence halls close at 5 p.m.

March 7-11, Monday – Friday
Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

March 13, Sunday
Residence halls open at noon and Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

March 14, Monday
Classes resume. Fourth Block courses begin.

March 18, Friday
James Madison Day.

March 21, Monday
Advance registration for 2011 summer session begins.

April 5, Tuesday
Registration begins for 2011 fall semester.

April 15, Friday
Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2010 fall semester for removal of "incomplete" grades.

April 29, Friday
Last day of classes.
Last day for faculty to turn in removal of "incomplete" grades for 2010 fall semester to the Office of the Registrar.

May 2-6, Monday – Friday
Final examinations.
University housing checkout process.

May 6, Friday
Residence halls close at 5 p.m. for undergraduate students.
Dining Services close at 7 p.m. and spring meal plans end.
Deadline for completion of course work for May graduates.

May 7, Saturday
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.
Residence halls close at 3 p.m. for graduating seniors.

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Undergraduate 2011 Summer Sessions

Ten-Week Term

May 16, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

May 30, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. No classes.

June 1, Wednesday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2011.

July 4, Monday
Holiday – Fourth of July. No classes.

July 22, Friday
Final examinations.
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Eight-Week Term

May 16, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

May 30, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. No classes.

June 1, Wednesday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2011.

July 4, Monday
Holiday – Fourth of July. No classes.

July 8, Friday
Final examinations.

July 22, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Six-Week Term

June 13, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

July 4, Monday
Holiday – Fourth of July. No classes.

July 22, Friday
Final examinations.
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

First Four-Week Term

May 16, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

May 30, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. No classes.

June 1, Wednesday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2011.

June 10, Friday
Final examinations.

July 22, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

Second Four-Week Term

June 13, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

June 1, Wednesday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2011.

July 4, Monday
Holiday – Fourth of July. No classes.

July 8, Friday
Final examinations.

July 22, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

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Tentative 2011 Fall and 2012 Spring Semesters

August 23, Tuesday and August 24, Wednesday
Residence halls open 9 a.m. for first year students on assigned days.
Dining Services open on Tuesday, August 23 and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for first year students.

August 26, Friday
Residence Halls open 9 a.m. for transfer and international students.

August 27, Saturday
Residence halls open 9 a.m. for returning students.
Fall meal plans begin at 10 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

August 29, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

December 16, Friday
Fall semester ends.

December 17, Saturday
Commencement.

January 9, Monday
Spring semester begins.

March 5-9, Monday – Friday
Spring Break.

May 4, Friday
Spring semester ends.

May 5, Saturday
Commencement.

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