Academic Affairs

Academic Calendar

Spring 2014

Date

Registration Begins November 1, 2013
Tuition and Fee Payments Due January 10, 2014
Classes Begin January 13
First Day of Late Registration January 13
Martin Luther King Day - Classes Dismissed January 20
Last Day of Late Registration January 22
Last Day to Add a Course January 22
Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund January 29
Last Day to Drop without Creating an Academic Record January 29
Last Day to File for Graduation March 7
Spring Break March 10-14
Last Day to Withdraw or Drop March 24
Last Day to Submit Master's Thesis and Reports to Committee April 4
Last Day to Add Self-Paced Courses April 4
Last Day to Take Oral Exam (Graduate Students) April 25
Last day to submit Master’s Thesis or Project to Graduate Studies Office April 28
Last Regular Class Day May 1
Dead Day (No Classes or Exams) May 2
Final Exams May 5-8
Semester Ends May 9
Commencement May 10

Spring First 8 Week Session

Date               

Tuition and Fee Payments Due January 10
Classes Begin January 13
First Day of Late Registration January 13
Last Day to Add a Course January 16
Last Day to Drop a Course Without Creating a Record January 21
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from this Session February 14
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams March 7

Spring Second 8 Weeks Session

Date

Tuition and Payments Due March 14
Classes Begin March 17
First Day of Late Registration March 17
Last Day to Add a Course March 20
Last Day to Drop a Course Without Creating a Record March 24
Last Day to Drop or Withdraw from this Session April 18
Last Day of Classes and Final Exams May 9

Summer 2014

Date

Registration November 1, 2013 - May 30, 2014
Last day to apply for graduation July 3
Last day to submit Master's thesis or Master's project to committee July 11
Last day to take oral examinations (graduate students) July 18
Last day to submit thesis or project to Graduate Studies July 25
Commencement August 8

May-Mester 2014

Date

Registration and the first day of class May 12 
Last day to add a course May 13 
Last day to drop a course with a refund  May 13 
Last day to drop without creating an academic record  May 13 
Last day to drop or withdraw  May 22 
Last day of Class and Final Examinations and term ends  May 29 
Commencement  August 8 

Whole Summer 2014

Date

Tuition and fee payment deadline for students who previously registered May 30
Classes begin June 2
Last day to add a course June 5
Last day to drop a course with a refund June 19
Last day to drop without creating an academic record June 19
Last day to drop or withdraw July 11
Last day to add self-paced courses July 11
Final Examinations & Term ends August 7
Commencement August 8

First Summer 2014

Date

Tuition and fee payment deadline for students who registered May 30
Classes begin June 2
Last day to add a course June 5
Last day to drop a course with a refund June 5
Last day to drop without creating an academic record June 5
Last day to add self-paced courses June 16
Last day to drop or withdraw June 20
Final Examinations & Term Ends July 3
Commencement August 8

Second Summer 2014

Date

 Open Registration  November 1, 2013  - July 3, 2014
 Tuition and fee payment deadline for students who registered  July 3
 Classes begin  July 7
 Last day to add a course  July 10
 Last day to drop a course with a refund  July 10
 Last day to drop without creating an academic record  July 10
 Last day to add self-paced courses  July 18
 Last day to drop or withdraw  July 25
 Semester ends (whole summer & second summer) & terms end  August 7
 Commencement  August 8

Summer 2014 1st 8 Week Session

Date

Classes begin May 12
First day of Late Registration May 12
Last day to add a course May 15
Last day to drop the course without creating a record May 19
Last day to drop or withdraw from this session June 12
Last day of classes or final exam day July 3

Summer 2014 2nd 8 Week Session

Date

Classes begin July 7
First day of Late Registration July 7
Last day to add a course July 10
Census day July 14
Last day to drop the course without creating a record July 14
Last day to drop or withdraw from this session August 7
Last day of classes or final exam day August 29

Fall 2014

Date

Registration April 1
First Day of Class August 25
First Day of Late Registration August 25
Labor Day Holiday September 1
Last Day of Late Registration September 3
Last day to add a course September 3
Last day to drop a course with a 100% refund September 10
Last Day to drop a course without creating an academic record September 10
Last day to file for graduation October 24
Last official drop date or withdrawal from classes October 30
Open registration for Spring 2014 and Summer 2014 begins November 3
Last day to submit Master's thesis or projects to committee November 3
Last day to add self-paced courses November 3
Last day to take oral exams (Graduate Students) November 21
Thanksgiving Holiday (Students and Faculty) November 26-28
Thanksgiving Holiday (Staff and all offices closed) November 27-28
Last day to submit Master's Thesis or Project to Grad Studies Office December 4
Last regular Class Day December 4
Final Examinations December 8-11
Semester ends December 12
Commencement (information on ceremony available on webpage) December 13

Fall 2014 1st 8 Week Session

Date

Tuition and Fee Payments Due August 29
Classes begin September 2
First day of Late Registration September 2
Last day to add a course September 5
Last day to drop the course without creating a record September 9
Last day to drop or withdraw from this session October 3
Last day of classes or final exam day October 24

Fall 2014 2nd 8 Week Session

Date

Tuition and Fee Payments due October 24
Classes begin October 27
First day of Late Registration October 27
Last day to add a course October 30
Last day to drop the course without creating a record November 3
Last day to drop or withdraw from this session December 1
Last day of classes or final exam day December 19

Note: NOTE: A DROP is defined as dropping one or more courses while remaining enrolled in other courses. WITHDRAWING is defined as dropping ALL courses. Dropping and withdrawing have two different refund schedules. See the drop/withdrawal refund schedule for complete details.