2013-2014 Academic Calendar

 

Fall Semester 2013

 

August 20-21, Tuesday-Wednesday
Residence halls open for freshmen on assigned days.

Dining Services open on Tuesday, August 20th and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for freshmen.

 

August 23, Friday
Opening Faculty Meeting.

Freshman Assessment Day.

Residence halls open for transfer and international students.

 

August 24, Saturday
Residence halls open for returning students.

 

August 26, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

 

September 13, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

 

October 4-6, Friday-Sunday
Family Weekend.

 

October 11, Friday
First Block courses end.

 

October 14, Monday
Second Block courses begin.

 

October 15, Tuesday
Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May 2014.

 

October 17, Thursday
Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

 

October 22, Tuesday
First Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

 

October 28, Monday
Registration begins for 2014 spring semester.

 

November 1-3, Friday-Sunday
Homecoming.

 

November 18, Monday
Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2013 spring semester and 2013 summer session for removal of “incomplete” grades.

 

November 22, Friday
Dining Services closes at 7:30 p.m.

 

November 23, Saturday
Thanksgiving holiday begins and residence halls close.

 

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

 

December 2, Monday
Classes resume.

 

December 6, Friday
Last day of classes.

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of “incomplete” grades for 2013 spring semester and 2013 summer session to the Office of the Registrar.

 

December 9-13, Monday-Friday
Final examinations.

 

December 13, Friday
Residence halls close. Dining Services close and fall meal plans end at 2 p.m.

Deadline for completion of course work for December graduates.

 

December 14, Saturday
Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.

Residence halls close for graduating seniors.

 

December 16, Monday
Regular semester and Second Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar by 3 p.m.

 

Spring Semester 2014

 

January 12, Sunday
Residence halls open.

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

 

January 13, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

 

January 20, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet.

 

January 31, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the university with cancellation of tuition charges and refund.

 

February 11, 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 14, Friday
Last day to submit an application for a baccalaureate degree if graduation requirements are to be met by the end of 2014 summer session.

 

March 4, Tuesday
Third Block courses end.

 

March 7, Friday
Mid-semester grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

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

 

March 10-14, Monday-Friday
Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

 

March 16, Sunday
Residence halls open. Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

 

March 17, Monday
Classes resume. Fourth Block courses begin.

 

March 18, Tuesday
Third Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar.

 

March 21, Friday
James Madison Day.

 

March 24, Monday
Advance registration for 2014 summer session begins.

 

April 8, Tuesday
Registration begins for 2014 fall semester.

 

April 18, Friday
Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2013 fall semester for removal of
“incomplete” grades.

 

April 22, Tuesday
Last day to submit a graduation application if graduation requirements are to be met in Dec. 2014.

 

May 1, Thursday
Last day of classes.

Last day for faculty to turn in removal of “incomplete” grades for 2013 fall semester to the Office of the Registrar.

 

May 2-8, Friday-Thursday
Final examinations. University housing checkout process.

 

May 8, Thursday
Residence halls close for undergraduate students.

Spring meal plans end and Dining Services close at 7 p.m.

Deadline for completion of course work for May graduates.

 

May 9, Friday
Graduate Commencement Ceremony at 10:00 a.m.
University Ceremony at 3:00 p.m.

 

May 10, Saturday
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies at 9:00 a.m.
Residence halls close for graduating seniors.

 

May 13, Tuesday
Regular Semester and Fourth Block course grades due in the Office of the Registrar by 3 p.m.

 

Undergraduate 2014 Summer Sessions

 

Ten-Week Term

 

May 19, Monday
Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

May 26, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

 

July 4, Friday

Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

 

July 25, Friday
Final examinations.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

Eight-Week Term

 

May 19, Monday
Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

May 26, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

 

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

 

July 11, Friday
Final examinations.

 

July 25, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

Six-Week Term

 

June 16, Monday
Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

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

 

July 25, Friday
Final examinations.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

First Four-Week Term

 

May 19, Monday
Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

May 26, Monday
Holiday – Memorial Day. Classes do not meet.

 

June 13, Friday
Final examinations.

 

July 25, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.
Second Four-Week Term

 

Second Four-Week Term

June 16, Monday
Registration and fee payment.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

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

 

July 11, Friday
Final examinations.

 

July 25, Friday
Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

Tentative 2014 Fall and 2015 Spring Semesters

 

August 19-20, Tuesday-Wednesday
Residence halls open for freshmen on assigned days.

Dining Services open on Tuesday, August 19th and fall meal plans begin at 5 p.m. for first year students.

 

August 22, Friday
Residence Halls open for transfer and international students.

 

August 23, Saturday
Residence halls open for returning students.

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

 

August 25, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

 

December 12, Friday
Fall semester ends.

 

December 13, Saturday
Commencement.

 

January 12, Monday
Spring semester begins.

 

March 9-13, Monday – Friday
Spring Break.

 

May 8, Friday
Spring semester ends.

 

May 9, Saturday
Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony.

 

Tentative 2015 Summer Semester

 

May 18, Monday
Classes meet as scheduled.

 

August 7, Friday
Last day of classes.

 

 

The Academic Calendar is also available from the Registrar's Office.

 

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