Academic Calendar for 2014 - 2015

 

 Academic Calendar for 2014 - 2015

 

Fall Semester 2014*

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

  

Orientation

Aug. 13

Wednesday

Advisement

Aug. 14

Thursday

Registration

Aug.  15

Friday

Classes Begin

Aug. 18

Monday

Drop/Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) and graduate level courses (6000-9999)

Aug. 18 – Aug. 22

Monday - Friday

Holiday: Labor Day – No Classes

Sept. 1

Monday

Midterm

Oct. 9

Thursday

Withdrawal Deadline

Oct. 23

Thursday

Fall Break

Oct. 31

Friday

Last Day of Classes Prior to Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 21

Friday

Holidays: Thanksgiving

Nov. 24 – 28

Monday - Friday

Classes Resume

Dec. 1

Monday

Friday Class Schedule In Effect*

Dec. 9

Tuesday

Classes End

Dec. 9

Tuesday

Reading Day

Dec. 10

Wednesday

Final Exams

Dec. 11, 12, 15, 16, 17

Thurs. – Fri., Mon. – Wed.

Commencement

Dec. 19

Friday

Grades Due

Dec. 22, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

*Note:  For the Fall Semester 2014, the University will operate a Friday class schedule on Tuesday, Dec. 9.  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 2015

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

 

Orientation, Advisement

Jan. 2

Friday

Registration

Jan. 2

Friday

Classes Begin

Jan. 5

Monday

Drop/Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) and graduate level courses (6000 - 9999)

Jan 5-9

Monday - Friday

Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 19

Monday

Midterm

Feb. 26

Thursday

Last Day of Classes Prior to Spring Break

March 6

Friday

Spring Break

March 9 – 13

Monday – Friday

Classes Resume

March 16

Monday

Withdrawal Deadline

March 19

Thursday

Classes End

April 27

Monday

Reading Day

April 28

Tuesday

Final Exams

April 29, 30, May 1, 4, 5

Wed – Fri; Mon, Tues

Commencement

May 8

Friday

Grades Due

May 11, 5 PM

Monday,5 PM

 

 

Summer 2015

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

 

Registration

May 11

Monday

Classes Begin

May 12

Tuesday

Drop/Add

May 12 – 13

Tuesday – Wednesday

Midterm

May 21

Thursday

Withdrawal Deadline

May 21

Thursday

Holiday:Memorial Day May 25 Monday
Classes End June 2 Tuesday

Final Exams

June 3

Wednesday

Grades Due

June 8, 5 PM

Monday, 5 PM

Commencement

July 31

Friday

 

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

 Registration May 11 Monday
 Classes Begin May 12 Tuesday
 Drop/Add for undergraduate level  courses (1000 – 5999) and graduate level courses (6000-9999) May 12 – 18 Tuesday – Monday
 Holiday:  Memorial Day May 25 Monday
 Midterm June 18 Thursday
 Withdrawal Deadline June 18 Thursday
 Holiday: 4th of July July 3 Friday
 Classes End July 28 Tuesday
 Final Exams July 29-30 Wednesday -Thursday
 Commencement July 31 Friday
 Grades Due Aug. 3, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM

 

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

 Orientation June 2 Tuesday
 Advisement/Registration June 3 Wednesday
 Classes Begin June 4 Thursday
 Drop/Add June 4 – 8 Thursday – Monday
 Holiday:  4th of July July 3 Friday
 Midterm June 30 Tuesday
 Withdrawal Deadline June 30 Tuesday
 Classes End July 28 Tuesday
 Final Exams July 29, July 30 Wednesday, Thursday
 Commencement July 31 Friday
 Grades Due Aug.3, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM

 

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

 Orientation June 2 Tuesday
 Advisement/Registration June 3 Wednesday
 Classes Begin June 4 Thursday
 Drop/Add June 4 – 8 Thursday – Monday
 Midterm June 17 Wednesday
 Withdrawal Deadline June 17 Wednesday
 Classes End June 30 Tuesday
 Final Exams July 1 Wednesday
 Grades Due July  6, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM
 Commencement July 31 Friday

 

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

 Registration July 1 Wednesday
 Classes Begin July 2 Thursday
 Holiday. 4th of July July 3 Friday
 Drop/Add July 2 – 7 Thursday - Tuesday
 Midterm July 16 Thursday
 Withdrawal Deadline July 16 Thursday
 Classes End July 29 Wednesday
 Final Exams July 30 Thursday
 Commencement July 31 Friday
 Grades Due Aug. 3, 5 PM Monday, 5 PM