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2013-2014 Academic Year

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Fall Semester 2013 2014 2015 2016
New Student Orientation Aug 24-27 (Sun-Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Fall Semester Begins
Accelerated Term 1 Begins
Aug 28 (Wed) Aug 27 (Wed) Aug 26 (Wed) Aug 24 (Wed)
Campus Holiday: Labor Day Sept 2 (Mon) Sept 1 (Mon) Sept 7 (Mon) Sept 5 (Mon)
Last Day to Add Accelerated Term 1 Classes
Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Term 1
Sept 4 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add Fall Semester Class
Last Day to Drop Fall Semester Classes with 100% Refund
Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Fall Semester
Last Day to Drop Accelerated Term 1 Classes
Sept 11 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Convocation
Last Day to Drop Fall Semester Classes with 50% Refund
Sept 18 (Wed) Sept 17 (Wed) Sept 16 (Wed) Sept 21 (Wed)
Last Day to Withdraw from Accelerated Term 1 Classes & Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Term 1 Oct 2 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Core Festival Oct 9 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Accelerated Term 1 Ends
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Term 1
Fall Censuc Date
Oct 15 (Tues) Oct 14 (Tues) Oct 13 (Tues) Oct 11 (Tues)
Mid-Season Holiday (traditional undergraduates) Oct 18 (Fri) Oct 17 (Fri) Oct 16 (Fri) Oct 14 (Fri)
Accelerated Term 2 Begins Oct 21 (Mon) Oct 20 (Mon) Oct 19 (Mon) Oct 17 (Mon)
Advising and Registration Period for Spring Oct 28-Nov 27 TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add Accelerated Term 2 Classes
Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Term 2
Oct 28 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Drop Accelerated Term 2 Classes Nov 4 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Fall Semester Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Fall Semester
Nov 13 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Campus Holiday: Thanksgiving Break
(classes meet M-W except Term 2 classes, which do not meet this week)
Nov 28 - Dec 1(Thurs - Sun) Nov 27-30 (Thurs-Sun) Nov 26-29 (Thurs-Sun) November 24-27 (Thurs-Sun)
Last Day to File May or August Candidate for Program & Completion Forms, Substitution/Waiver or Challenge Petitions Dec 1(Sun) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Accelerated Term 2 Classes & Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Term 2 Dec 2 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day of Fall Semester Classes Dec 6 (Fri) Dec 5 (Fri) Dec 4 (Fri) Dec 2 (Fri)
Study Day
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Fall Semester
Late Registration Opens for Spring 2014
Dec 9 (Mon) Dec 8 (Mon) Dec 7 (Mon) Dec 5 (Mon)
Final Examinations
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Term 2
Dec 10 - 14 (Tues - Sat) Dec 9-13 (Tues-Sat) Dec 8-12 (Tues-Sat) Dec 6-10 (Tues-Sat)
Accelerated Term 2 Ends Dec 14 (Sat) Dec 13 (Sat) Dec 12 (Sat) Dec 10 (Sat)
Student Holiday: Winter Break Dec 15 - Jan 12 Dec 14 - Jan 11 Dec 13-Jan 10 Dec 11-Jan 8
Campus Holiday: Christmas Break Dec 24 - Jan 2 TBD TBD TBD
Spring Semester 2014 2015 2016 2017
New Student Orientation Jan 10-12 (Fri-Sun) TBD TBD TBD
Spring Semester Begins
Spring Accelerated Term 3 Begins
Jan 13 (Mon) Jan 12 (Mon) Jan 11 (Mon) Jan 9 (Mon)
Campus Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan 20 (Mon) Jan 19 (Mon) Jan 18 (Mon) Jan 16 (Mon)
Last Day to Add Spring Accelerated Term 3 Classes & Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Term 3 Jan 21 (Tues) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add Spring Semester Classes
Last Day to Drop Spring Semester Classes with 100% Refund
Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Spring Semester
Last Day to Drop Spring Accelerated Term 3 Classes
Jan 27 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Drop Spring Semester Classes with 50% Refund Feb 3 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Spring Census Date Feb 15 (Sat) TBD TBD TBD
Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day Feb 17 (Mon) Feb 16 (Mon) Feb 15 (Mon) Feb 20 (Mon)
Last Day to Withdraw from Spring Accelerated Term 3 Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Term 3
Feb 18 (Tues) TBD TBD TBD
Accelerated Term 3 Ends Mar 3 (Mon) Mar 2 (Mon) Feb 29 (Mon) Feb 27 (Mon)
Student Holiday: Spring Break Mar 10-16 (Mon-Sun) Mar 9-15 (Mon-Sun) Mar 7-13 (Mon-Sun) Mar 6-12 (Mon-Sun)
Accelerated Term 4 Begins Mar 17 (Mon) Mar 16 (Mon) March 14 (Mon) Mar 13 (Mon)
Advising and Registration Period for Summer and Fall Mar 24 - April 25 TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add Spring Accelerated Term 4 Classes & Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Term 4 Mar 24 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Spring Semester Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Spring Semester
Last Day to Drop Spring Accelerated Term 4 Classes
Apr 7 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Campus Holiday: Good Friday and Easter (classes meet M-Th except Term 4 classes, which do not meet this week) Apr 18-20 (Fri-Sun) Apr 3-5 (Fri-Sun) March 25-27 (Fri - Sun) April 14-16 (Fri - Sun)
Last Day to Withdraw from Spring Accelerated Term 4 Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Term 4
Apr 28 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Founders' Day Observed Apr 30 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Spring Semester Classes End
Late Registration Opens for Summer and Fall
May 5 (Mon) May 4 (Mon) May 2 (Mon) May 1 (Mon)
Study Day
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Spring Sem.
May 6 (Tues) May 5 (Tues) May 3 (Tues) May 2 (Tues)
Final Examinations (Wed, Thurs, Fri, Mon, Tues) May 7-13 (Wed-Tues) May 6-12 (Wed-Tues) May 4-10 (Wed-Tues) May 3-9 (Wed-Tues)
Accelerated Term 4 Ends May 10 (Sat) May 9 (Sat) May 7 (Sat) May 6 (Sat)
Founders’ Day May 10 (Sat) May 10 (Sun) May 10 (Tues) May 10 (Wed)
Commencement Ceremonies - Graduate May 16 (Fri) May 15 (Fri) May 13 (Fri) May 12 (Fri)
Commencement Ceremonies - Undergraduate May 17 (Sat) May 16(Sat) May 14 (Sat) May 13 (Sat)
Summer Semester 2014 2015 2016 2017
Summer Session Begins
Summer Accelerated Term 5 Begins
May 19 (Mon) May 18 (Mon) May 16 (Mon) May 15 (Mon)
Campus Holiday: Memorial Day May 26 (Mon) May 25 (Mon) May 30 (Mon) May 29 (Mon)
Last Day to Add Summer Accelerated Term 5 Classes & Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Term 5 May 27 (Tues) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Add Summer Session Classes
Last Day to Drop Summer Session Classes with 100% Refund
Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Summer Session
Last Day to Drop Summer Accelerated Term 5 Classes
June 2 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Drop Summer Session Classes with 50% Refund June 9 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Accelerated Term 5 Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Term 5
June 23 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to File December Candidate for Program Completion Forms, Substitution/Waiver or Challenge Petitions June 30 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Campus Holiday: Independence Day July 4 (Fri) July 3 (Fri) July 4 (Mon) July 4 (Tues)
Accelerated Term 5 Ends
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Term 5
July 5 (Sat) July 4 (Sat) Jul 2 (Sat) July 1 (Sat)
Accelerated Term 6 Begins July 7 (Mon) July 6 (Mon) July 4 (Mon) July 3 (Mon)
Last Day to Add Summer Accelerated Term 6 Classes & Last Day to File for Credit/No Credit Grading for Term 6 July 14 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Drop Summer Accelerated Term 6 Classes July 21 (Mon) TBD TBD TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Session Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Summer Session
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Accelerated Term 6 Classes
Last Day to Change Credit/Credit to Letter Grade for Term 6
Aug 6 (Wed) TBD TBD TBD
Summer Session Ends
Accelerated Term 6 Ends
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Term 6
Last Day to File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition for Summer Session (only classes that run the full session)
Aug 23 (Sat) Aug 22 (Sat) Aug 20 (Sat) Aug 19 (Sat)
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