Academic Calendar for 2012 - 2013

Approved by University Council on April 21, 2011

Fall Semester 2012

(Based on 50 minute classes (MWF), 75 minute classes (TTH), 15 weeks of classes, 75 days of classes)

 

Late Orientation

Aug. 8

Wednesday

Advisement

Aug. 9

Thursday

Registration

Aug. 10

Friday

Classes Begin

Aug. 13

Monday

Drop for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)

Aug. 13 – Aug. 16

Monday - Thursday

Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)

Aug. 13 – Aug. 17

Monday - Friday

Drop for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)

Aug. 13 – Aug. 20

Monday – Following Monday

Add for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)

Aug. 13 – Aug. 21

Monday – Following Tuesday

Holiday: Labor Day – No Classes

Sept. 3

Monday

Midterm

Oct. 4

Thursday

Withdrawal Deadline

Oct. 18

Thursday

Fall Break

Oct. 26

Friday

Last Day of Classes Prior to Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 16

Friday

Holidays: Thanksgiving

Nov. 19 – 23

Monday - Friday

Classes Resume

Nov. 26

Monday

Friday Class Schedule In Effect*

Dec. 4

Tuesday

Classes End

Dec. 4

Tuesday

Reading Day

Dec. 5

Wednesday

Final Exams

Dec. 6, 7, 10, 11, 12

Thurs. – Fri., Mon. – Wed.

Commencement

Dec. 14

Friday

Grades Due

Dec. 17, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

*Note:  For the Fall Semester 2012, the University will operate a Friday class schedule on Tuesday, Dec. 4.  This is done to equalize the class minutes between MWF and TTH classes and to provide an equal number of class meetings for courses which may meet only once per week.

 

Spring Semester 2013

Based on 50 minutes classes (MWF), 75 minutes classes (TTH), 15 weeks of classes, 75 days of classes

Orientation

Jan. 2

Wednesday

Advisement

Jan. 3

Thursday

Registration

Jan. 4

Friday

Classes Begin

Jan. 7

Monday

Drop for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)

Jan. 7 – Jan. 10

Monday - Thursday

Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)

Jan. 7 – Jan. 11

Monday - Friday

Drop for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)

Jan. 7 – 14

Monday – following Monday

Add for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)

Jan. 7 – 15

Monday – following Tuesday

Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 21

Monday

Midterm

Feb. 28

Thursday

Last Day of Classes Prior to Spring Break

March 8

Friday

Spring Break

March 11 - 15

Monday – Friday

Classes Resume

March 18

Monday

Withdrawal Deadline

March 21

Thursday

 Classes End

April 29

Monday

Reading Day

April 30

Tuesday

Final Exams

May 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

Wed. – Fri.; Mon. – Tues.

Commencement

May 10

Friday

Grades Due

May 13, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

 

 Summer 2013

 

 

 May Session: Based on 150 minutes daily, 15 days of classes

Registration

May 13

Monday

Classes Begin

May 14

Tuesday

Drop/Add

May 14 – 15

Tuesday – Wednesday

Midterm

May 23

Thursday

Holiday: Memorial Day

May 27

Monday

Withdrawal Deadline

May 23

Thursday

Classes End

June 4

Tuesday

Final Exams

June 5

Wednesday

Grades Due

June 7, 5 PM

Friday, 5 PM

Commencement

August 2

Friday

 

Extended Summer Session:

Based on 205 minutes per week for 11 weeks (2250 minutes for a 3 hour course).

Registration

May 13

Monday

Classes Begin

May 14

Tuesday

Drop for undergraduate-level courses (1000 – 5999)

May 14 – 17

Tuesday – Friday

Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)

May 14 – 20

Tuesday - Monday

Drop for graduate-level courses (6000 – 9999)

May 14 – 21

Tuesday – following Tuesday

Add for graduate-level courses (6000 – 9999)

May 14 – 22

Tuesday – following Wednesday

Holiday:  Memorial Day

May 27

Monday

Midterm

June 20

Thursday

Withdrawal Deadline

June 20

Thursday

Holiday: 4th of July

July 4

Thursday

Classes End

July 30

Tuesday

Final Exams

July 31 – Aug. 1

Wednesday - Thursday

Commencement

Aug. 2

Friday

Grades Due

Aug. 5, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

 

Thru Term:  Based on 60 minutes daily, 38 days of class

Orientation

June 4

Tuesday

Advisement/Registration

June 5

Wednesday

Classes Begin

June 6

Thursday

Drop

June 6 – 10

Thursday – Monday

Add

June 6 – 11

Thursday – Tuesday

Holiday:  4th of July

July 4

Thursday

Midterm

July 2

Tuesday

Withdrawal Deadline

July 2

Tuesday

Classes End

July 30

Tuesday

Final Exams

July 31, Aug. 1

Wednesday, Thursday

Commencement

Aug. 2

Friday

Grades Due

Aug. 5, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

 

Short Session I:  Based on 120 minutes daily, 19 days of classes

Orientation

June 4

Tuesday

Advisement/Registration

June 5

Wednesday

Classes Begin

June 6

Thursday

Drop

June 6 – 7

Thursday – Friday

Add

June 6 – 10

Thursday – Monday

Midterm

June 19

Wednesday

Withdrawal Deadline

June 19

Wednesday

Classes End

July 2

Tuesday

Final Exams

July 3

Wednesday

Grades Due

July  8, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

Commencement

Aug. 2

Friday

 

Short Session II:  Based on 120 minutes daily, 19 days of classes

Registration

July 3

Wednesday

Classes Begin

July 5

Friday

Drop

July 5 – 8

Friday - Monday

Add

July 5 – 9

Friday – Tuesday

Midterm

July 18

Thursday

Withdrawal Deadline

July 18

Thursday

Classes End

July 31

Wednesday

Final Exams

Aug. 1

Thursday

Commencement

Aug. 2

Friday

Grades Due

Aug. 5, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM