Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Note: This calendar does not apply to students enrolled in the Practical Nursing (PN) program. The PN program calendar can be found here.

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2014 Fall Term

Friday, August 22

Welcome Weekend starts for new students
Residence halls open for new students 9 am

Saturday, August 23

All Faculty Meeting 8:30 am
Academic Day: First Year Student Advising and Department Meetings

Sunday, August 24

Residence halls open for returning students 1-4 pm
Convocation 4 pm

Monday, August 25

Classes begin for all students at all campuses
Late student registration begins 8 am

Monday, September 1

Labor Day - no classes

Friday, September 5

Add/drop period ends

Monday, September 22

Early warnings due

Friday, September 26

Early warnings posted

Friday, October 10

Deadline for I grades from spring or summer
Vacation begins after the last class ends

Sunday, October 19

Residence halls open 1 pm
Dining hall opens 5 pm 

Monday, October 20

Classes resume

Friday, October 24

Last day for students to drop courses with a W (60% pt)

Monday, November 3

Student/faculty evaluation period begins

Monday, November 10

Preregistration for spring term begins

Friday, November 21

Thanksgiving recess begins after classes

Sunday, November 30

Residence halls re-open 1pm
Dining hall opens 5pm

Monday, December 1

Thanksgiving recess ends; classes resume

Monday, December 8

Late registration for spring begins

Monday, December 15

Last day of classes for term
Student/faculty evaulation period ends

Tuesday, December 16

Final exams and presentations week begins

Saturday, December 20

Final exams and presentations week ends
Residence halls close at 5 pm

Monday, December 22

Final grades due


2015 Spring Term

Sunday, January 11

New Student Orientation 9 am
Residence halls open for new students 9 am
Dining hall opens 11 am
Residence halls open for returning students 1 pm

Monday, January 12

Classes begin

Friday, January 23

Add/drop period ends

Friday, February 9

Early warnings due

Friday, February 13

Early warnings posted
Vacation begins after classes

Sunday, February 22

Residence halls open 1 pm
Dining hall open 5 pm

Monday, February 23

Classes resume

Friday, March 6

Deadline for make-up of I grades from fall
Graduation applications due

Friday, March 20

Last day to drop courses with a W grade (60% pt)

Monday, March 23

Registration for summer and fall begins
Student/faculty evaluation period begins

Friday, March 27

Vacation begins after last class

Sunday, April 5

Residence halls open 1 pm
Dining hall opens 5 pm

Monday, April 6

Classes resume

Thursday, April 9

Honors Convocation  6 pm

Monday, April 13

Late registration for fall and summer begins

Friday, May 1

Last day of classes
Staudent/faculty evaluation period ends

Monday, May 4

Final exams and presentations week begins

Saturday, May 9

Final exams and presentations week ends
Dining hall closes after lunch
Residence halls close 5 pm

Monday, May 11

Final grades due

Wednesday, May 13

Final grades posted

Saturday, May 16

Verification of degree candidates
Commencement 2 pm

Thursday, May 21

VAST Graduation

 

2015 Summer Term

Monday May 18

Non-matriculated student registration begins

Tuesday May 26

First summer classes begin

Friday June 26

Vacation begins after classes

Monday July 6

Classes resume

Friday August 14

Summer term ends

Monday August 17

Final grades posted