Academic Calendar 2011-12

 

Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates Aug. 31 – Dec. 12
Labor Day – All classes canceled Sept. 3 – 5
Course changes-drop/add * Aug. 31 – Sept. 13
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Sept. 14 – Oct. 25
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Sept. 14 – Oct. 25
Founder's Day Sept. 20 (4 p.m.)
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 20
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 11
Mid-semester Oct. 19
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Oct. 26 – Nov. 29
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Oct. 26 – Nov. 29
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 25
Priority registration for Spring 2012 Nov. 7 – 18
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 23 – 27
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Nov. 30 – Dec. 20
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Nov. 30 – Dec. 20
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 13 
Final Examinations Dec. 13 (4 p.m.) –
Dec. 20 (4 p.m.)

 

 

 

 

Spring Semester Date
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 16
Spring semester class dates Jan. 17 – Apr. 30
Course changes-drop/add * Jan. 17 – 30
Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement Jan. 28
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Jan. 31 – Mar. 19
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Jan. 31 – Mar. 19
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline  Feb. 6
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 27
Summer 2012 registration opens for all students Mar. 5
Mid-semester Mar. 6
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 10 – 18
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 19
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Mar. 20 – Apr. 16
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Mar. 20 – Apr. 16
Priority registration for Fall 2012 Apr. 2 – 13
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 17 – May 8
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 17 – May 8
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 27
Honors Convocation and Inauguration Apr. 28
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations May 1
Final Examinations May 1 (4 p.m.) –
May 8 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 17
Undergraduate Commencement

May 18

Summer Sessions 2012

 

 

 

 

Session Date
Undergraduate Session I (no class May 26 - May 28) May 21 – Jun. 27
Undergraduate Science I (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 29 – Jun. 28
Undergraduate Session II (no class July 4) Jul. 2 – Aug. 6
Undergraduate Science II (BI, CH, ID, PH) (no class July 4) Jul. 2 – Aug. 1
Graduate Session I (no class May 26 - May 28) May 21 – Jun. 27
Graduate Session II (no class July 4) Jul. 2 – Aug. 6
Graduate Session III  Jul. 30 – Aug. 17

* New courses may not be added after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

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