Graduate Calendar for 2013-2014

 

Fall Semester 2013

 

August 26, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

September 9, Monday

Thesis/Dissertation Committee Approval form due to The Graduate School.

 

September 12, Thursday

Graduate Council meeting.

 

September 13, Friday

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

 

September 20, Friday

Graduate Student Dinner, Festival Grand Ballroom.

 

September 20, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a Masters, Ed.S. or Doctoral degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2013.

 

September 24, Tuesday

JMU Graduate and Professional School Fair.

 

September 27, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a Masters, Ed.S. or Doctoral degree if graduation requirements are to be met in December 2013.

 

October 4-6, Friday-Sunday

Family Weekend

 

October 10, Thursday

Graduate Council meeting.

 

October 11, Friday

First Block courses end.

 

October 14, Monday

Second Block courses begin.

 

October 22, Tuesday

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

 

October 28, Monday

Registration begins for 2014 spring semester.

 

October 30, Wednesday
Last day for doctoral students to submit their dissertation titles to The Graduate School for inclusion in the December commencement program.

 

November 1-3, Friday-Sunday

Homecoming

 

November 14, Thursday

Graduate Council meeting.

 

November 22, Friday

Dining Services closes at 7:30 p.m.

Comprehensive assessment results and Thesis/Research Project/Dissertation due to The Graduate School.

 

November 23, Saturday

Thanksgiving vacation begins.

 

November 30, Saturday

Dining Services opens at 4:30 p.m.

 

December 2, Monday

Classes resume.

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2013 spring semester and 2013 summer session for removal of "incomplete" grades.

 

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.

 

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Spring Semester 2014

 

January 12, Sunday

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

 

January 13, Monday

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

January 9, Thursday

Graduate Council meeting.

 

January 17, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a Masters, Ed.S. or Doctoral degree if graduation requirements are to be met in May 2014.

 

January 20, Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Classes do not meet.

 

January 31, Friday

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

 

January 30, Thursday

Thesis/Dissertation Committee Approval form due to The Graduate School.

 

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 13, Thursday

Graduate Council meeting.

 

March 4, Tuesday

Third Block courses end.

 

March 7 Friday

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

Dining Services closes at 2 p.m.

 

March 10-14, Monday-Friday

Spring Break. Classes do not meet.

 

March 16, Sunday

Dining Services open at 5 p.m.

 

March 17, Monday

Classes resume. Fourth Block courses begin.

 

March 21, Friday

James Madison Day.

 

March 24, Monday

Advance registration for 2014 summer session begins.

 

March 28, Friday

Last day for doctoral students to submit their dissertation titles to TGS for inclusion in the May commencement program.

 

April 8, Tuesday
Registration begins for 2014 fall semester.

 

April 10, Thursday
Graduate Council meeting.

 

April 18, Friday

Last day for students to submit work to faculty for 2013 fall semester for removal of "incomplete" grades.

 

April 23, Wednesday

Comprehensive assessment results and Thesis/Research Project/Dissertation due to The Graduate School.

 

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.

 

May 8, Thursday

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

Deadline for completion of course work for May graduates.

 

May 9, Friday

Graduate Commencement Ceremony, 10 am, Convocation Center.

University Ceremony at 3:00pm.

 

May 16, Friday

Graduate Council retreat.

 

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Graduate 2014 Summer Sessions

 

May 19 Monday

Registration and fee payment for twelve-week term, first four-week term and first six-week term.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

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

 

May 30, Friday

Last day to submit an application for a Masters, Ed.S. or Doctoral degree if graduation requirements are to be met in summer 2014.

 

June 13, Friday

Final examinations for first four-week term.

 

June 16, Monday

Registration and fee payment for eight-week term and second four-week term. Classes meet as scheduled.

 

June 27, Friday

Final examinations for first six-week term.

 

June 30, Monday

Registration and fee payment for second six-week term.

Classes meet as scheduled.

 

July 4, Friday

Holiday – Fourth of July. Classes do not meet.

 

July 11, Friday

Comprehensive assessment results and Thesis/Research Project/Dissertation due to The Graduate School.

Final examinations for second four-week term.

 

August 8, Friday

Final examinations for twelve-week term, eight-week term and second six-week term.

Deadline for completion of course work for summer graduates.

 

 

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