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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



Summer Intersession, 2011

May

16 Mon Classes begin
17 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes
26 Thu Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued
30 Mon Memorial Day Holiday

June

6 Mon Final Examinations
8 Wed Grades due on-line before 8:00 a.m.; Term ends 8:00 a.m.

Summer Term, 2011

First Summer Session, 2011

June

7 Tue Residence halls open for students - 1st session
8 Wed Classes begin - 1st session
9 Thu Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st session
13-16 M-Thu Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
21 Tue Final date for removing “I” grades - 1st session
22 Wed Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee - 1st session
27 Mon Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
30 Thu Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School - 1st session

July

4 Mon Independence Day Holiday (observed)
11 Mon Final Examinations - 1st sesson
13 Wed Grades due on-line before 8:00 A.M.- 1st session. Term ends 8:00 a.m. - 1st sesson

Second Summer Session, 2011

July

12 Tue Residence halls open for students - 2nd session
13 Wed Classes begin - 2nd session
14 Thu Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 2nd session
15 Fri Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December
18-21 M-Thu Comprehensive examinations for graduate students

August

1 Mon Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
11 Thu Final Examinations- 2nd session
16 Tue Grades due in on-line before 8:00 A.M. Term ends, 8:00 a.m. - 2nd session

Fall Semester, 2011

August

15-19 M-F Faculty Development Activities
19 Fri Residence halls open for students
22 Mon Classes begin for Fall and 1st 8-week sessions
26 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes

September

5 Mon Labor Day Holiday
16 Fri Final date for removing “I” grades
16-20 Fri-Tue Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday
23 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)

October

3-12 M-W Mid-Term Grading for Fall classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday
12 Wed Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
12 Wed Final Day for 1st 8-week classes
13-14 Th-Fr Fall Holiday
17 Mon Grades for 1st 8-week classes due on-line before 3:00 p.m.
17 Mon Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
17-21 M-F Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
24-28 M-F Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
27 Thu Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
28 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall classes; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)

November

11-15 Fri-Tue Mid-Term Grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday
15 Tue Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for May
18 Tue Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)
23-25 W-F Thanksgiving Holidays, Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
29 Mon Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.

December

5-6 M-Tu Final Fall Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
7 Wed Student Study Day
8-9 Th-F Final Fall Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
9 Fri Final Day for 2nd 8-week classes
12 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. for 2nd 8-week classes
17 Sat Commencement, 10:00 a.m.; Semester ends, 12:00 Midnight
19 Mon University Offices closed

Winter Session, 2011-2012

December

12 Mon Classes begin
13 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes
22-30 Th-F Winter session Break (no classes)

January

2 Mon Classes resume
4 Wed Final date for dropping courses or resigning from University; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)
13 Fri Final Examinations
17 Tue Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m.; Term ends 3:00 p.m.

Spring Semester, 2012

January

3 Tue University Offices Open
9-13 M-F Faculty Development Activities
13 Fri Residence halls open for students
16 Mon Martin Luther King Day Holiday
17 Tue Classes begin for Spring and 1st 8-week sessions
20 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes

February

10 Fri Final date for removing “I” grades
14-16 Tue-Th Mid-term Grading; for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday
17 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)
20-22 M-W Mardi Gras Holidays
23 Thur Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.

March

1-8 Tue-Th Mid-Term Grading for Spring Classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday
9 Fri Final Day for 1st 8-week classes
12 Mon Grades for 1st 8-week classes due on-line before 3:00 p.m.
12 Mon Classes Begin for 2nd 8-week session
12 Mon Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
12-16 M-F Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
19-23 M-F Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
23 Fri Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
23 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring classes; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)

April

6-13 Fri-Fri Spring Holiday
16 Mon Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.
16 Mon Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for August
16-18 M-Wed Mid-Term Grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday
23 Mon Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)

May

7-8 M-Tue Final Spring Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
9 Wed Student Study Day
10-11 Th-Fri Final Spring Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
11 Fri Final Day for 2nd 8-week classes
14 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. for full semester and 2nd 8-week classes
19 Sat Commencement, 10:00 A.M. Semester ends, 12:00 Midnight

Summer Intersession, 2012

May

14 Mon Classes begin
15 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes
25 Tue Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*Subject to change)
28 Mon Memorial Day Holiday

June

1 Fri Final Examinations
4 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. Term ends 8:00 a.m.
     

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