Academic Calendar 2013-2014



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August 2013

23 Friday Orientation
26 Monday Group advising and testing begins for freshmen and transfer students
27 Tuesday Upperclassmen arrive; advising continues
29 Thursday First semester classes begin; Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins
29 Thursday Opening Convocation

September 2013

2 Monday Labor Day; classes WILL meet
4 Wednesday Add Period ends; on-line registration closes at 5:00 p.m.
5 Thursday Limited Add Period begins
11 Wednesday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
12 Thursday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins

October 2013

9 Wednesday Fall Break begins at 5:00 p.m.
14 Monday Classes resume
14 Monday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
18-20 Friday-Sunday Fall Weekend 2013

November 2013

6 Wednesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
11-15 Monday-Friday Advising for pre-registration for second semester 2013-2014
19-22 Tuesday-Friday

Pre-registration (online) for second semester 2013-2014

26 Tuesday Thanksgiving Break; begins at 5 p.m.

December 2013

2 Monday Classes resume
11 Wednesday First semester classes end
12 Thursday Review day
13 Friday Final exams begin at 9:00 a.m.
18 Wednesday Final examinations end at 12 noon; winter break begins*

January 2014

2 Thursday First semester grades due by 4:00 p.m.
16 Thursday Orientation begins for new students
19 Sunday Student Housing re-opens
20 Monday Martin Luther King Day; classes WILL NOT meet
21 Tuesday Second semester classes begin; Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins
27 Monday Add Period ends; online registration closes at 5:00 p.m.
28 Tuesday Limited Add Period begins

February 2014

4 Tuesday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
5 Wednesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins

March 2014

4 Tuesday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
7 Friday Spring break begins at 5:00 p.m.*
24 Monday Classes resume

April 2014

4 Friday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
5 Saturday Founders Day
7-11 Monday-Friday Advising for pre-registration for first semester 2014-2015
11 Friday Masters' Theses due by 5:00 p.m.
15-17 Tuesday-Thursday Pre-registration (online) for first semester 2014-2015

May 2014

1 Thursday Senior Honors Studies due by 5:00 p.m.
8 Thursday Second semester classes end
9 Friday Review day
10 Saturday Final examinations begin at 9 a.m.
12 Monday Final examinations for seniors end at 5 p.m.
13 Tuesday Second semester grades for graduating seniors and Master's candidates due by 5:00 p.m.
14 Wednesday Final examinations for non-graduating students end at 12:00 noon
18 Sunday Ninety-sixth (96th) Commencement
19 Monday Second semester grades for non-graduating students due by 4:00 p.m.
30-June 1 Friday-Sunday Reunion Weekend

June 2014

1 Sunday Reunion Weekend



Fall semester: 70 class days; 5 1/3 exam days
Spring semester: 68 class days; 4 1/3 exam days

* All residence halls will be closed during winter and spring breaks, and all rooms must be vacated.