Academic Calendar 2007-2008

Approved by University Council April 25, 2006

 

Fall Semester 2007*

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

Orientation Aug. 13 Monday
Advisement Aug. 14 Tuesday
Registration Aug. 15 Wednesday
Classes Begin Aug. 16 Thursday
Drop/Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) Aug. 16 – Aug. 21 Thursday – Tuesday
Drop/Add for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999) Aug. 16 – Aug. 23 Thursday - Thursday
Holiday: Labor Day Sept. 3 Monday
Midterm Oct. 9 Tuesday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline Oct. 12 Friday
Fall Break Oct. 25 – 26 Thursday – Friday
Holidays: Thanksgiving Nov. 21 – 23 Wednesday – Friday
Classes Resume Nov. 26 Monday
Friday Class Schedule In Effect* Dec. 4 Tuesday
Classes End Dec. 6 Thursday
Reading Day Dec. 7 Friday
Final Exams Dec. 10 - 14 Monday - Friday
Commencement Dec. 15 Saturday
Grades Due Dec. 18 Tuesday

*Note: For the Fall Semester 2007, 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 2008

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/Add for undergraduate level courses (1000 – 5999) Jan. 7 – Jan. 10 Monday – Thursday
Drop/Add for graduate level courses (6000 – 9999) Jan. 7 – Jan. 14 Monday – following Monday
Holiday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21 Monday
Midterm Feb. 25 Monday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline March 4 Tuesday
Last Day of Classes (prior to spring break) March 7 Friday
Spring Break March 10 – 14 Monday – Friday
Classes Resume March 17 Monday
Classes End April 28 Monday
Reading Day April 29 Tuesday
Final Exams April 30, May 1, 2, 5, 6 Wed – Fri, Mon, Tues
Commencement May 10 Saturday
Grades Due May 13 Tuesday

 

Summer Semester 2008

May Session:

Based on 150 minutes daily, 15 days of classes

Registration May 12 Monday
Classes Begin May 13 Tuesday
Drop/Add May 13 – 15 Tuesday – Thursday
Midterm May 22 Thursday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline May 22 Thursday
Holiday: Memorial Day May 26 Monday
Classes End June 3 Tuesday
Final Exams June 4 Wednesday
Grades Due June 9 Monday
Commencement Aug. 2 Saturday

 

Extended Summer Session:

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

Registration May 12 Monday
Classes Begin May 13 Tuesday
Drop/Add for Undergraduate-level courses (1000 – 5999) May 13 – 16 Tuesday – Friday
Drop/Add for Graduate-level courses (6000 – 9999) May 13 – 20 Tuesday – following Tuesday
Holiday: Memorial Day May 26 Monday
Midterm June 18 Wednesday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline June 20 Friday
Holiday: 4th of July July 4 Friday
Classes End July 28 Monday
Final Exams July 29 - 30 Tuesday – Wednesday
Commencement Aug. 2 Saturday
Grades Due Aug. 5 Tuesday

 

Thru Term:

Based on 60 minutes daily, 38 days of class

Orientation June 2 Monday
Advisement June 3 Tuesday
Registration June 4 Wednesday
Classes Begin June 5 Thursday
Drop/Add June 5 - 9 Thursday – Monday
Midterm July 1 Tuesday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline July 3 Thursday
Holiday: 4th of July July 4 Friday
Classes End July 29 Tuesday
Final Exams July 30 - 31 Wednesday - Thursday
Commencement Aug. 2 Saturday
Grades Due Aug. 5 Tuesday

 

Short Session I:

Based on 120 minutes daily, 19 days of classes

Orientation June 2 Monday
Advisement June 3 Tuesday
Registration June 4 Wednesday
Classes Begin June 5 Thursday
Drop/Add June 5 – 6 Thursday – Friday
Midterm June 18 Wednesday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline June 18 Wednesday
Classes End July 1 Tuesday
Final Exams July 2 Wednesday
Grades Due July 7 Monday
Commencement Aug. 2 Saturday

 

Short Session II:

Based on 120 minutes daily, 18 days of classes

Registration July 3 Thursday
Holiday: 4th of July July 4 Friday
Classes Begin July 7 Monday
Drop/Add July 7 - 8 Monday - Tuesday
Midterm July 17 Thursday
Midpoint Withdrawal Deadline July 17 Thursday
Classes End July 30 Wednesday
Final Exams July 31 Thursday
Commencement Aug. 2 Saturday
Grades Due Aug. 5 Tuesday