Aug 15, 2020  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Academic Calendar 2014-2015


Summer Intersession 2014

May 12 Monday Intersession Classes begin
May 13 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Intersession
May 23 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Summer Intersession; a “W” grade is issued
May 26 Monday Memorial Day holiday
May 27 Tuesday Classes resume
May 29 Thursday Final Examinations
May 30 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination
June 2 Monday Final grading for Intersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Session ends 3:00 p.m.
 

First Summer Term 2014

May 30 Friday Residence halls open for students - 1st Summer Session
June 2 Monday Classes begin - 1st Summer Session
June 3 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st Summer Session
June 11-16 Wednesday-Monday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
June 17 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
June 17 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
June 18 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
June 26 Thursday Final Examinations - 1st Summer Session
June 30 Monday Final grading for 1st Summer Session; grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.
June 30 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School - 1st Summer Session
July 4 Friday Independence Day Holiday (observed)
 

Second Summer Term 2014

July 6 Sunday Residence halls open for students - 2nd Summer Session
July 7 Monday Classes begin - 2nd Summer Session
July 8 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for 2nd Summer Session
July 15 Tuesday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December commencement
July 21-24 Monday-Thursday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
July 22 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
July 24 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 31 Thursday Final Examinations for 2nd Summer Session
Aug 4 Monday Final grading for 2nd Summer Session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Summer Term ends 3:00 p.m.
 

Fall Semester 2014

Aug 11-15 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Aug 15 Friday Residence halls open for students
Aug 18 Monday Classes begin for Fall full term and 1st 8-week session
Aug 19 Tuesday Final date for adding 1st 8-week courses for credit
Aug 22 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session
Sept 1 Monday Labor Day Holiday
Sept 2 Tuesday Classes resume
Sept 12 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Sept 12-16 Friday-Tuesday Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Tuesday
Sept 22 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week Session; a “W” grade is issued
Sept 29-Oct 8 Monday-Wednesday Mid-Term Grading for Fall full-term classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Wednesday
Oct 7 Tuesday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 8 Wednesday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Oct 9-10 Thursday-Friday Fall Break
Oct 13 Monday Classes resume
Oct 13 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Oct 13 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Oct 13-17 Monday-Friday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
Oct 23 Thu Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
Oct 27 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Oct 27-31 Monday-Friday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
Nov 7-11 Friday-Tuesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-weeks; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday
Nov 14 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for May commencement
Nov 17 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Full or 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 20-26 Thursday-Wednesday Final examinations for graduating students
Nov 26-28 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holidays; Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
Dec 1 Monday Classes resume
Dec 1 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Dec 1-2 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 3 Wednesday Student Study Day
Dec 4-5 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 6 Saturday Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
Dec 8 Monday Final grading for non-graduating students for Full full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Semester ends 3:00 p.m.
Dec 22 - Jan 4 Monday-Sunday University Offices closed (beginning Friday, December 19 at 11:30 a.m. until Monday, January 5 at 7:30 a.m.

 


Winter Intersession 2014-2015

Dec 8

Monday

Classes begin

Dec 9 Tuesday Final date for adding Wintersession courses for credit or making course changes
Dec 23 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Wintersession; a “W” grade is issued.
Dec 24   -  Jan 1 Wednesday-Thursday Wintersession Break (no classes)
Jan 1 Thursday New Year’s Day (observed)
Jan 2 Friday Wintersession classes resume
Jan 9 Friday Final examinations for Wintersession classes
Jan 12 Monday Final grading for Wintersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Monday; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.

 


Spring Semester 2015

Jan 5 Monday University Offices Open
Jan 5-9 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Jan 9 Friday Residence halls open for students
Jan 12 Monday Classes begin for Spring full-term and 1st 8-week session
Jan 13 Tuesday Final date for adding 1st 8-week courses for credit
Jan 16 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week courses
Jan 19 Monday Martin Luther King Day Holiday
Jan 20 Tuesday Classes resume
Feb 6 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Feb 9-11 Monday-Wednesday Mid-term grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
Feb 12 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Feb 16-18 Monday-Wednesday Mardi Gras Holiday
Feb 19 Thursday Classes resume
March 6 Friday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
March 6 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
March 9 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
March 10 Tuesday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday
March 9-13 Monday-Friday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
March 23 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring full-term; a “W” grade is issued
March 23-26 Monday-Thursday Mid-term grading for Spring full-term classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Thursday
March 23-27 Monday-Friday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
March 30 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
April 3-10 Friday-Friday Spring Break Holiday
April 6-8 Monday-Wednesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
April 13 Monday Classes resume
April 14 Tuesday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for August commencement
April 20 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
April 27-May 1 Monday-Friday Final examinations for graduating students
May 4 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
May 4-5 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 6 Wednesday Student Study Day
May 7-8 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 9 Saturday Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
May 11 Monday Final grading for non-graduating students for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Semester ends at 3:00 p.m.
 

Summer Intersession 2015

May 11 Monday Summer Intersession Classes begin
May 12 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Intersession
May 22 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Summer Intersession; a “W” grade is issued
May 25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 Tuesday Classes resume
May 28 Thursday Final Examinations
May 29 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination
June 1 Monday Final grading for Summer Intersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.
 

  

NOTE: The cafeterias, dining halls, and residence halls will be closed during the Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras, Spring Break, and Fourth of July holidays, and other periods when classes are not in session.