Academic Calendar 2012-2013
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24 Friday Orientation 27 Monday Group advising and testing begins for freshmen and transfer students 28 Tuesday Upperclassmen arrive; advising continues 30 Thursday First semester classes begin; Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins 30 Thursday Opening Convocation
3 Monday Labor Day; classes WILL meet 5 Wednesday Add Period ends; on-line registration closes at 5:00 p.m. 6 Thursday Limited Add Period begins 12 Wednesday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends 26 Wednesday Yom Kippur; classes will NOT meet 27 Thursday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
5-7 Friday-Sunday Fall Weekend 11 Thursday Fall Break begins at 5:00 p.m. 11 Thursday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends 15 Monday Classes resume
5-9 Monday-Friday Advising for pre-registration for second semester 2012-2013 7 Wednesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends 13-16 Tuesday-Friday Pre-registration (on-line) for second semester 2012-2013 20 Tuesday Thanksgiving Break begins at 5:00 p.m. 26 Monday Classes resume
12 Wednesday First semester classes end 13 Thursday Review day 14 Friday Final exams begin at 9:00 a.m. 19 Wednesday Final examinations end at 12 noon; winter break begins*
2 Wednesday First semester grades due by 4:00 p.m. 17 Thursday Orientation begins for new students 20 Sunday Housing re-opens 21 Monday Martin Luther King Day; classes WILL NOT meet 22 Tuesday Second semester classes begin; Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins 28 Monday Add Period ends; online registration closes at 5:00 p.m. 29 Tuesday Limited Add Period begins
4 Monday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends 19 Tuesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
5 Tuesday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends 8 Friday Spring break begins at 5:00 p.m.** 25 Monday Classes resume
5 Friday Founders Day 5 Friday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends 1-5 Monday-Friday Advising for pre-registration for first semester 2013-2014 12 Friday Masters' Theses due by 5:00 p.m. 9-11 Tuesday-Thursday Pre-registration (online) for first semester 2013-2014
3 Friday Senior Honors Studies due by 5:00 p.m. 10 Friday Second semester classes end 11 Saturday Final examinations begin at 9 a.m. 13 Monday Final examinations for seniors end at 5:00 p.m. 14 Tuesday Second semester grades for graduating seniors and Master's candidates due by 5:00 p.m. 15 Wednesday Final examinations for non-graduating students end at 12:00 noon ** 19 Sunday Ninety-fifth (95th) Commencement 20 Monday Second semester grades for non-graduating students due by 4:00 p.m. 31-June 2 Friday-Sunday Reunion Weekend
May 31, 1, 2 Friday-Sunday Reunion Weekend
Fall semester: 70 class days; 5 1/3 exam days
Spring semester: 69 class days; 4 1/3 exam days
* All residence halls will be closed during winter and spring breaks, and all rooms must be vacated.