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    University of Louisiana at Monroe
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-2016



Summer Intersession, 2015

May 11 Monday 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 Intersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Session ends 3:00 p.m.

 


Summer Term, 2015

First Summer Session, 2015

May 29 Friday Residence halls open for students - 1st Summer Session
June 1 Monday Classes begin - 1st Summer Session
June 2 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st Summer Session; a “W” grad is issued
June 10-15 Wednesday-Monday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
June 16 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
June 17 Wednesday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
June 18 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
June 25 Thursday Final Examinations - 1st Summer Session
June 29 Monday Final grading for 1st Summer Session; grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.
June 29 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School - 1st Summer Session
July 3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (observed)

 

Second Summer Session, 2015

July 5 Sunday Residence halls open for students - 2nd Summer Session
July 6 Monday Classes begin - 2nd Summer Session
July 7 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for 2nd Summer Session
July 9 Thursday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 10 Week Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 14 Tuesday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December commencement
July 20-23 Monday-Thursday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
July 21 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
July 21 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 30 Thursday Final Examinations for 2nd Summer Session
Aug 3 Monday Final grading for 2nd Summer Session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Summer Term ends 3:00 p.m.


 


Fall Semester, 2015

Aug 17-21 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Aug 21 Friday Residence halls open for students
Aug 24 Monday Classes begin for Fall full term and 1st 8-week session
Aug 25 Tuesday Final date for adding 1st 8-week courses for credit
Aug 28 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session
Sept 7 Monday Labor Day Holiday
Sept 8 Tuesday Classes resume
Sept 18 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Sept 18-22 Friday-Tuesday Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Tuesday
Sept 25 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week Session; a “W” grade is issued
Oct 5-16 Monday-Friday Mid-Term Grading for Fall full-term classes; Grading ends at 11:00 a.m., Friday
Oct 8-9 Thursday-Friday Fall Break
Oct 12 Monday Classes resume
Oct 15 Thursday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 16 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Oct 19 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Oct 19 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Oct 19-23 Monday-Friday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
Oct 20 Tuesday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Oct 29 Thursday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
Oct 30 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 2-6 Monday-Friday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
Nov 12-16 Thursday-Monday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-weeks; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday
Nov 13 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for May commencement
Nov 20 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 25-27 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holidays; Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
Nov 30 Monday Classes resume
Nov 30-Dec 3 Monday-Thursday Final examinations for graduating students
Dec 7 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Dec 7-8 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 9 Wednesday Student Study Day
Dec 10-11 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
Dec 12 Saturday Commencement 10:00 a.m.
Dec 14 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 18 at 11:30 a.m. until Monday, January 4 at 7:30 a.m.)


 


 

Winter Session, 2015-2016

Dec 14 Monday Classes begin
Dec 15 Tuesday Final date for adding Wintersession courses for credit or making course changes
Dec 24   -  Jan 1 Thursday-Friday Wintersession Break (no classes)
Jan 1 Friday New Year’s Day (observed)
Jan 4 Monday Wintersession classes resume
Jan 5 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Wintersession; a “W” grad is issued
Jan 15 Friday Final examinations for Wintersession classes
Jan 19 Tuesday Final grading for Wintersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.


 


Spring Semester, 2016

Jan 4 Monday University Offices Open
Jan 11-15 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Jan 15 Friday Residence halls open for students
Jan 18 Monday Martin Luther King Day holiday
Jan 19 Tuesday Classes begin for Spring full-term and 1st 8-week session
Jan 20 Wednesday Final date for adding 1st 8-week courses for credit
Jan 22 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Spring full-term
Feb 8-10 Monday-Wednesday Mardi Gras holidays
Feb 11 Thursday Classes resume
Feb 15-17 Monday-Wednesday Mid-term grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
Feb 17 Wednesday Final date for removing “I” grades
Feb 19 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-Week session; a “W” grade is issued
March 2-11 Wednesday-Friday Mid-term grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
March 11 Friday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
March 11 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
March 14-18 Monday-Friday Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
March 14 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Monday
March 14 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
March 15 Tuesday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
March 24 Thursday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
March 25-April 1 Friday-Friday Spring Break
April 4 Monday Classes resume
April 4-8 Monday-Friday Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
April 5 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring full-term; a “W” grade is issued
April 11-13 Monday-Wednesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
April 15 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for August commencement
April 22 Friday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
May 2-5 Monday-Thursday Final examinations for graduating students
May 9 Monday Final grading for graduating students for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
May 9-10 Monday-Tuesday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 11 Wednesday Student Study Day
May 12-13 Thursday-Friday Final examinations for non-graduating students
May 14 Saturday Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
May 16 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, 2016

May 16 Monday Summer Intersession Classes begin
May 17 Tuesday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Intersession
May 24 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Summer Intersession; a “W” grade is issued
May 30 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 31 Tuesday Final Examinations
June 2 Thursday Final grading for Summer Intersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.
June 3 Friday Final date for making application for comprehensive examination


 


  

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