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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



Summer Intersession, 2012

May

14 Mon Classes begin
15 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes
25 Fri 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 3:00 p.m.

Summer Term, 2012

First Summer Session, 2012

June

1 Fri Residence halls open for students - 1st session
4 Mon Classes begin - 1st session
5 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st session
11-14 Mon-Thu Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
14 Thu Final date for removing “I” grades - 1st session
20 Wed Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee - 1st session
21 Thu Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
28 Thu Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School - 1st session

July

3 Tue Final Examinations - 1st session
4 Wed Independence Day Holiday (observed)
5 Thu Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. - 1st session. Term ends 3:00 p.m.

Second Summer Session, 2012

July

6 Fri Residence halls open for students - 2nd session
9 Mon Classes begin - 2nd session
10 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 2nd session
16 Mon Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December
19 Thu Final date for removing “I” grades - 2nd session
23-26 Mon-Thu Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
26 Thu Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)

August

7 Tue Final Examinations- 2nd session
9 Thu Grades due in on-line before 3:00 p.m. - 2nd session; Session ends, 3:00 p.m.

Fall Semester, 2012

August

13-17 Mon-Fri Faculty Development Activities
17 Fri Residence halls open for students
20 Mon Classes begin for Fall and 1st 8-week sessions
24 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes

September

3 Mon Labor Day Holiday
14 Fri Final date for removing “I” grades
14-18 Fri-Tue Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday
21 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

1-10 Mon-Wed Mid-Term Grading for Fall classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday
4-5 Thu-Fri Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
12 Fri Final Day for 1st 8-week classes
15 Mon Grades for 1st 8-week classes due on-line before 3:00 p.m.
15 Mon Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
15-19 Mon-Fri Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
22-26 Mon-Fri Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
25 Thu Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
26 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall classes; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)

November

9-13 Fri-Tue Mid-Term Grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday
15 Thu Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for May
16 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
21-23 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Holidays, Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
26 Mon Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.

December

3-4 Mon-Tue Final Fall Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
5 Wed Student Study Day
6-7 Thu-Fri Final Fall Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
7 Fri Final Day for 2nd 8-week classes
8 Sat Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
10 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. for full semester and 2nd 8-week classes; Semester ends, 3:00 p.m.
17 Mon University Offices closed

Winter Session, 2012-2013

December

10 Mon Classes begin
11 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes
24-31 Thu-Fri Winter session Break (no classes)

January

1 Tue Wintersession Break (no classes)
2 Mon Classes resume
4 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
11 Fri Final Examinations
15 Tue Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m.; Session ends 3:00 p.m.

Spring Semester, 2013

January

2 Wed University Offices Open
7-11 Mon-Fri Faculty Development Activities
11 Fri Residence halls open for students
14 Mon Classes begin for Spring and 1st 8-week sessions
18 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes
21 Mon Martin Luther King Day Holiday

February

8 Fri Final date for removing “I” grades
11-13 Mon-Wed Mardi Gras Holidays
14 Thu Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.
14-18 Thu-Mon Mid-term Grading; for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Monday
19 Tue Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
28 Thu Mid-term Grading for Spring Classes

March

1-7 Fri-Thu Mid-Term Grading for Spring Classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday
8 Fri Final Day for 1st 8-week classes
11 Mon Grades for 1st 8-week classes due on-line before 3:00 p.m.
11 Mon Classes Begin for 2nd 8-week session
11 Mon Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
1-15 Mon-Fri Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
18-22 Mon-Fri Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
22 Fri Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
22 Fri Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Spring classes; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)
29 Fri Spring Holiday

April

1-5 Mon-Fri Spring Holiday
8 Mon Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.
15 Mon Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for August
15-17 Mon-Wed Mid-Term Grading for 2nd 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday
22 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

6-7 Mon-Tue Final Spring Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
8 Wed Student Study Day
9-10 Thu-Fri Final Spring Examinations (Some evening class finals may be scheduled earlier)
10 Fri Final Day for 2nd 8-week classes
11 Sat Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
13 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. for full semester and 2nd 8-week classes; Semester ends, 3:00 p.m.

Summer Intersession, 2013

May

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

June

3 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. Session ends 3:00 p.m.

 

Summer Term, 2013

First Summer Session, 2013

May

31 Fri Residence halls open for students - 1st session

June

3 Mon Classes begin - 1st session
4 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st session
10-13 Mon-Thu Preliminary examinations for doctoral students
13 Thu Final date for removing “I” grades - 1st session
19 Wed Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee - 1st session
20 Thu Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School - 1st session
24 Mon Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)

July

2 Tue Final Examinations - 1st session
4 Thu Independence Day Holiday (observed)
8 Mon Grades due on-line before 3:00 p.m. - 1st session. Session ends 3:00 p.m.

Second Summer Session, 2013

July

5 Fri Residence halls open for students - 2nd session
8 Mon Classes begin - 2nd session
9 Tue Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 2nd session
15 Mon Final date for making application for comprehensive examination and application for degree for December
18 Thu Final date for removing “I” grades - 2nd session
22-25 Mon-Thu Comprehensive examinations for graduate students
29 Thu Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University; a “W” grade is issued (*subject to change)

August

6 Tue Final Examinations- 2nd session
8 Thu Grades due in on-line before 3:00 p.m. - 2nd session; Session ends, 3:00 p.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.