Academics

Academic Calendar



2014-2015

Official University Holidays (Offices closed/no classes):
2014: September 1; November 27-28; December 25-31;
2015: January 1; April 3; May 25 and July 4.
Faculty/Staff Conference Week : August 11 - 15, 2014

Printable 2013-2014 Calendar
Printable 2014-2015 Calendar


Fall Semester 2014

Final Registration before classes begin August 15
New Student Survival Weekend

August 16
Matriculation Ceremony (11 a.m.)

August 16
Residence halls open (8 a.m.)

August 17
Classes begin

August 18
Last day to complete registration/add classes

August 27
Labor Day (no classes, residence halls remain open)

September 1
Convocation (9:30 a.m. in session classes & resident students)

September 16
Last day to drop course without “WD” September 16
Homecoming (classes held as scheduled) October 9-11
Mid-term October 13-17
Fall Break October 20-21
Last day to drop course without “F” October 24
Early registration begins October 27
Thanksgiving holiday (no classes) November 27-28
Residence Halls open (1p.m) November 30
Classes end December 5
Final exams December 8-12
Commencement (11 a.m.) December 13
Residence halls close (2 p.m.) December 13



Spring Semester 2015


Final Registration before classes begin
January 9
Residence halls open (8 a.m.) January 11
Classes begin January 12
Martin Luther King Day ( special activities ) January 19
Last day to complete registration/add classes January 21
Last day to drop course without “WD” February 10
Lincoln Day/Founders Day (special activities) February 12
Convocation (9:30 a.m. in session classes & resident students) February 17
Mid-term March 2-6
Last day to drop course without “F” March 20
Early Registration Begins March 23
Residence halls close (5 p.m.) March 27
Spring break (no classes) March 30 - April 3
Good Friday (no classes) April 3
Residence halls open (1 p.m.) April 5
Classes end May 1
Final exams May 4-8
Commencement (10 a.m.) May 8
Residence halls close (2 p.m.) May 10



Summer Terms 2015


May 11 – July 31

 

Memorial Day (no classes) May 25
Independence Day (no classes) July 4
During the 12 - week summer term, classes may meet 3 weeks, 4 weeks, etc. , as long as the required number of contact hours is met.