Academic Calendar for 2010 - 2011

Approved by University Council on April 23, 2009

Change of Commencement for Spring 2011 from Saturday, May 14, to Friday, May 13, was approved by University Council on September 23, 2010.

Fall Semester 2010*

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

OrientationAug. 11Wednesday
AdvisementAug. 12Thursday
RegistrationAug. 13Friday
Classes BeginAug. 16Monday
Drop for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)Aug. 16 – Aug. 19Monday - Thursday
Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)Aug. 16 – Aug. 20Monday - Friday
Drop for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)Aug. 16 – Aug. 23Monday – Following Monday
Add for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)Aug. 16 – Aug. 24Monday – Following Tuesday
Holiday: Labor Day – No ClassesSept. 6Monday
MidtermOct. 7Thursday
Withdrawal DeadlineOct. 21Thursday
Fall BreakOct. 29Friday
Last Day of Classes Prior to Thanksgiving BreakNov. 19Friday
Holidays: ThanksgivingNov. 22 – 26Monday - Friday
Classes ResumeNov. 29Monday
Friday Class Schedule In Effect*Dec. 7Tuesday
Classes EndDec. 7Tuesday
Reading DayDec. 8Wednesday
Final ExamsDec. 9, 10, 13, 14, 15Thurs. – Fri., Mon. – Wed.
CommencementDec. 17Friday
Grades DueDec. 21, 5 PMTuesday, 5 PM

*Note: For the Fall Semester 2010, the University will operate a Friday class schedule on Tuesday, Dec.7.
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 2011

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

*Due to closure of the University on Monday, January 10, Tuesday, January 11, and Wednesday, January 12, and delayed opening until 11 am on Thursday, January 13, each drop and add deadline for the spring semester has been extended by four class days as indicated below.

OrientationJan. 5Wednesday
AdvisementJan. 6Thursday
RegistrationJan. 7Friday
Classes BeginJan. 10--Delayed until 11 am on Jan. 13 due to snow and iceMonday--delayed until Thursday
Drop for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)Jan.10 – Jan. 13 20*Monday - delayed until following Thursday
Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)Jan. 10 – Jan. 14 21*Monday - delayed until following Friday
Drop for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)Jan.10 – 18 24*Monday – delayed until following Monday
Add for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999)Jan. 10 – 19 25*Monday – following until following Tuesday
Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. DayJan. 17Monday
MidtermMarch 3Thursday
Last Day of Classes Prior to Spring BreakMarch 11Friday
Spring BreakMarch 14 – 18Monday – Friday
Classes ResumeMarch 21Monday
Withdrawal DeadlineMarch 24Thursday
Classes EndMay 2Monday
Reading DayMay 3Tuesday
Final ExamsMay 4 – 6, 9, 10Wed. – Fri.; Mon. – Tues.
CommencementMay 13*Friday
Grades DueMay 16, 7 PMMonday, 7 PM

 *Commencement for Spring 2011 was approved to be changed from Saturday, May 14 to Friday, May 13, by University Council on Sept. 23, 2010.


Summer 2011

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

RegistrationMay 16Monday
Classes BeginMay 17Tuesday
Drop/AddMay 17 – 18Tuesday – Wednesday
MidtermMay 26Thursday
Holiday: Memorial DayMay 30Monday
Withdrawal DeadlineMay 31Tuesday
Classes EndJune 7Tuesday
Final ExamsJune 8Wednesday
Grades DueJune 10, 5 PMFriday, 5 PM
CommencementAugust 6Saturday

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

RegistrationMay 16Monday
Classes BeginMay 17Tuesday
Drop for undergraduate-level courses (1000 – 5999)May 17 – 20Tuesday – Friday
Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999)May 17 – 23Tuesday - Monday
Drop for graduate-level courses (6000 – 9999)May 17 – 24Tuesday – following Tuesday
Add for graduate-level courses (6000 – 9999)May 17 – 25Tuesday – following Wednesday
Holiday: Memorial DayMay 30Monday
MidtermJune 30Thursday
Holiday: 4th of JulyJuly 4Monday
Withdrawal DeadlineJuly 13Wednesday
Classes EndAug. 3Wednesday
Final ExamsAug. 4 – 5Thursday - Friday
CommencementAug. 6Saturday
Grades DueAug. 8, 5 PMMonday, 5 PM

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

OrientationJune 7Tuesday
AdvisementJune 8Wednesday
RegistrationJune 9Thursday
Classes BeginJune 10Friday
DropJune 10 – 14Friday - Tuesday
AddJune 10 – 15Friday - Wednesday
Holiday: 4th of JulyJuly 4Monday
MidtermJuly 7Thursday
Withdrawal DeadlineJuly 11Monday
Classes EndAug 3Wednesday
Final ExamsAug 4 – 5Thursday - Friday
CommencementAug. 6Saturday
Grades DueAug. 8, 5 PMMonday, 5 PM

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

OrientationJune 7Tuesday
AdvisementJune 8Wednesday
RegistrationJune 9Thursday
Classes BeginJune 10Friday
DropJune 10 – 13Friday - Monday
AddJune 10 – 14Friday - Tuesday
MidtermJune 23Thursday
Withdrawal DeadlineJune 27Monday
Holiday: 4th of JulyJuly 4Monday
Classes EndJuly 7Thursday
Final ExamsJuly 8Friday
Grades DueJuly 11, 5 PMMonday, 5 PM
CommencementAug. 6Saturday


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

RegistrationJuly 7Thursday
Classes BeginJuly 8Friday
DropJuly 8 – 11Friday - Monday
AddJuly 8 – 12Friday - Tuesday
MidtermJuly 21Thursday
Withdrawal DeadlineJuly 25Monday
Classes EndAug. 3Wednesday
Final ExamsAug. 4Thursday
CommencementAug. 6Saturday
Grades DueAug. 8, 5 PMMonday, 5 PM