Academics

Academic Calendar



2013-2014

Official University Holidays (Offices closed/no classes):
2013: September 2; November 28-29; December 25-31;
2014: January 1; April 18; May 26 and July 4.
Faculty/Staff Conference: August 12-16, 2013

Printable 2013-2014 Calendar
Printable 2014-2015 Calendar


Fall Semester 2013

New Student Registration August 16
New Student Survival Weekend

August 17
Matriculation Ceremony (12:15 p.m.)

August 17
Residence halls open (8 a.m.)

August 18
Classes begin

August 19
Last day to complete registration/add classes

August 28
Labor Day (no classes, residence halls remain open)

September 2
Convocation (9:30am in session classes & resident students)

September 17
Last day to drop course without “WD” September 17
Homecoming (classes held as scheduled) October 10-12
Mid-term October 14-18
Fall Break October 21-22
Last day to drop course without “F” October 25
Early registration begins October 28
Thanksgiving holiday (no classes) November 28-29
Residence Halls open (1p.m) December 1
Classes end December 6
Final exams December 9-13
Commencement (11 a.m.) December 14
Residence halls close (2 p.m.) December 14



Spring Semester 2014


Final Registration before classes begin
January 3
Residence halls open (8 a.m.) January 5
Classes begin January 6
Last day to complete registration/add classes January 15
Martin Luther King Day (no classes) January 20
Last day to drop course without “WD” February 4
Lincoln Day/Founders Day (special activities) February 12
Convocation (9:30 a.m. in session classes & resident students) February 18
Mid-term February 24-281
Last day to drop course without “F” March 14
Early Registration Begins March 17
Residence halls close (5 p.m.) March 21
Spring break (no classes) March 24-28
Residence halls open (1 p.m.) March 30
Good Friday (no classes) April 18
Classes end April 25
Final exams April 28-May 2
Commencement (10 a.m.) May 3
Residence halls close (2 p.m.) May 3



Summer Terms 2014


May 5 - August 1

 

Memorial Day (no classes) May 26
Independence Day (no classes) July 4
During the 13-week summer term, classes may meet 3 weeks, 4 weeks, etc., as long as the required number of contact hours is met.