2011-2012 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 2011

August 23, Tuesday and August 24, Wednesday
Residence halls open at 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
Opening Faculty Meeting.
First Year Student Assessment Day.
Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for transfer and international students.

August 27, Saturday
Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for returning students.

August 29, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

September 16, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges
and refund.

October 1-2, Saturday-Sunday
Homecoming.

October 14, Friday
First Block courses end.

October 15-16, Saturday
Family Weekend.

October 17, Monday
Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May 2012.
Second Block courses begin.

October 20, Thursday
Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

October 25, Tuesday
First Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

October 31, Monday
Registration begins for 2012 spring semester.

November 18, Friday
Dining Services closes at 7:30 p.m.

November 19, Saturday
Thanksgiving vacation begins and residence halls close at 10 a.m.

November 26, Saturday
Residence halls open at 4 p.m. and Dining Services opens at 4:30 p.m.

November 28, Monday
Classes resume.
Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2011 spring semester and 2011 summer session for removal of "incomplete" grades.

December 9, Friday
Last day of classes.
Last day for faculty to turn in removal of "incomplete" grades for 2011 spring semester and 2011 summer session to the Office of the Registrar.

December 12-16, Monday-Friday
Final examinations.

December 16, Friday
Dining Services close and fall meal plans end at 2 p.m.
Residence halls close at 5 p.m.
Deadline for completion of course work for December graduates.

December 17, 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 2012

January 8, Sunday
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.
Spring meal plans begin and Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

January 9, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

January 16, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet.

January 27, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges
and refund.

February 14, 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, Wednesday
Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met by the end of 2012 summer session.

February 28, Tuesday
Third Block courses end.

March 2, 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 5-9, Monday-Friday
Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

March 11, Sunday
Residence halls open at noon and Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

March 12, Monday
Classes resume. Fourth Block courses begin.

March 16, Friday
James Madison Day.

March 19, Monday
Advanced registration for 2012 summer session begins.

April 3, Tuesday
Registration begins for 2012 fall semester.

April 13, Friday
Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2011 fall semester for removal of "incomplete" grades.

April 27, Friday
Last day of classes.
Last day for faculty to turn in removal of "incomplete" grades for 2011 fall semester to the Office of the Registrar.

April 30-May 4, Monday-Friday
Final examinations.
University housing checkout process.

May 4, 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 5, Saturday
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.
Residence halls close at 3 p.m. for graduating seniors.

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Undergraduate 2012 Summer Sessions

Ten-Week Term

May 14, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

May 28, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

June 1, Friday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2012.

July 4, Wednesday
Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

July 20, Friday
Final examinations.
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

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Eight-Week Term

May 14, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

May 28, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

June 1, Friday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2012.

July 4, Wednesday
Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

July 6, Friday
Final examinations.

July 20, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

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Six-Week Term

June 11, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

July 4, Wednesday
Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

July 20, Friday
Final examinations.
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

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First Four-Week Term

May 14, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

May 28, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

June 1, Friday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2012.

June 8, Friday
Final examinations.

July 20, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

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Second Four-Week Term

June 1, Friday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2012.

June 11, Monday
Registration and fee payment.
Classes meet as scheduled.

July 4, Wednesday
Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

July 6, Friday
Final examinations.

July 20, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

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Tentative 2012 Fall and 2013 Spring Semesters

August 21, Tuesday and August 22, Wednesday
Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for first year students on assigned days.
Dining Services open on Tuesday, August 21 and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for first year students.

August 24, Friday
Residence Halls open at 9 a.m. for transfer and international students.

August 25, Saturday
Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for returning students.
Fall meal plans begin at 10 a.m. for transfer and returning students.

August 27, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

December 14, Friday
Fall semester ends.

December 15, Saturday
Commencement.

January 7, Monday
Spring semester begins.

March 4-8, Monday-Friday
Spring Break.

May 3, Friday
Spring semester ends.

May 4, Saturday
Commencement.

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