Academic Calendar

Academic Calendars

Spring 2015

Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so.

EVENT

DATE

Enrollment period (including add/drop) Nov 3 - Jan 9
Cancellation deadline at 5 p.m. Jan 9
Classes begin Jan 12
Late enrollment period ($50 late enrollment fee) Jan 12 - 16
Final date to enroll Jan 16
Last date to pay fees/tuition without service charge Feb 15
Final date of classes May 1
Final examination period May 4-8
Final date to pay fees/tuition without $50 late fee May 8
Final date of term May 8
Commencement Weekend May 8-9
Final grades due May 12

AUDIT

Change from audit to credit Jan 12 -26
Change from credit to audit Jan 12 - Mar 20

DROP/ADD

Final date to add a class Jan 16
No refund on Dropped Courses after this date Jan 26
No record of Grade on Dropped Course Jan 12 - 26
Automatic grade of "W" for a dropped course Jan 27 - Feb 20
Grade of "W" or "F" for a dropped course Feb 23 - May 1
Petition to college dean to drop a course (with grade of "W" or "F") Mar 30 - May 1

COMPLETE WITHDRAWAL

100% refund on complete withdrawals Jan 12 - 26
No refund on complete withdrawal after this date Jan 26
Automatic grade of 'W' for complete withdrawal Jan 27 - Feb 20
Grade of "W" or "F" on complete withdrawal Feb 23 - May 1
Withdrawal - After Financial Aid 60% point in time Mar 24
Final date to withdraw from all courses May 1

GRADUATION AND RELATED REQUIREMENTS

Final date to file as a candidate for master's degree Feb 6
Final date to file application for diploma Mar 1
Final date to submit thesis/dissertation reading copy Apr 10
Final date to schedule comprehensive examination Apr 17
Final date to request thesis/dissertation defense Apr 17
Final date for oral defense of thesis/dissertation May 8
Commencement Weekend May 8 - 9

HOLIDAYS AND BREAKS

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan 19
Spring vacation Mar 14 - 22

INTERSESSION

May Intersession Registration Mar 30 - May 8
May Intersession May 11 - 29