2014-2015 Academic Calendar



Academic Year Calendar 2014-2015 (pdf)

August 2014

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

September 2014

 1 Monday Labor Day; classes WILL NOT meet
 4 Thursday Add Period ends; on-line registration closes at 5:00 p.m.
 5 Friday Limited Add Period begins
 11 Thursday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
 12 Friday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
26 Friday      Fall Break begins at 5:00 pm

October 2014

 1 Wednesday   Classes resume
 9 Thursday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
 10-12 Friday-Sunday Fall Weekend

November 2014

 5 Wednesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
 10-14 Mon-Fri Advising for spring semester 2015 pre-registration
 18-21 Tues-Fri

Pre-registration (online) for spring semester 2015

 25 Tuesday Thanksgiving Break begins at 5:00 p.m.

December 2014

 1 Monday Classes resume
 10 Wednesday First semester classes end
 11 Thursday Review day
 12 Friday Final examinations begin at 9:00 a.m.
 16 Tuesday Final examinations end at 12:00 noon; winter break begins*

January 2015

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

February 2015

2 Monday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
3 Tuesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins

March 2015

2 Tuesday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
6 Friday Spring break begins at 5:00 p.m.*
23 Monday Classes resume
30   Monday         Advising for fall semester 2015 pre-registration begins

April 2015

3 Friday Advising for fall semester 2015 pre-registration ends
3 Friday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
5 Sunday Founders Day
7-9 Tues-Thurs Pre-registration (online) for fall semester 2015
10 Friday Masters' Theses due by 5:00 p.m.
30 Thursday Senior Honors Studies due by 4:00 p.m.
May 2015
7 Thursday Spring semester classes end
8 Friday Review day
9 Saturday Final examinations begin at 9:00 a.m.
11 Monday Final examinations for seniors end at 5:00 p.m.
12 Tuesday Spring semester grades for graduating seniors and Master's candidates due by 5:00 p.m.
13 Wednesday Final examinations for non-graduating students end at 12:00 noon
17 Sunday Ninety-seventh (97th) Commencement
18 Monday Spring semester grades for non-graduating students due by 4:00 p.m.
 29-31 Fri-Sun Reunion Weekend

 

Fall semester: 69 class days; 4 1/3 exam days
Spring semester: 68 class days; 4 1/3 exam days

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