Graduate Catalog
Degree Programs

Academic Calendar
2013 - 2014

* NOTE: The fall and spring dates below pertain to full-term courses. The calendar for condensed courses may differ from what is printed below. Please reference the Registrar's Office website for course and term definitions and pertinent Academic Calendar dates for courses not conforming to the beginning and ending dates outlined below.

Summer Sessions 2013 (five-week condensed terms)

First Term - June 3, 2013 to July 5, 2013*

Late registration for first term June 3 - 4
Classes begin June 3
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees June 4
Last day to register and add courses/change sections June 4
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition June 7
Early registration for freshmen for fall semester May through August
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit June 28
Holiday (Thursday) July 4
First term ends July 5

Second Term - July 8, 2013 to August 9, 2013*

Late registration for second term July 8 - 9
Classes begin July 8
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees July 9
Last day to register and add courses/change sections July 9
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition July 12
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit August 2
Second term ends August 9
Graduation August 10

Fall Semester Opens August 19, 2013

Selected fall activities August 19 - 27
Registration August 19 - 27
Classes begin August 28
Labor Day holiday September 2
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition/fees September 4
Last day to register and add courses/change sections September 4
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition October 2
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), December 2014 graduates October 11
Mid-term October 16
Early registration for spring semester November 11-26
Thanksgiving holidays 7:00 a.m., November 27 - 7:00 a.m., December 2
Last day to drop courses with a “W“ or change from credit to audit December 2
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., December 10
End of course examinations 7:00 p.m., December 10 - 10:00 a.m., December 17
Graduation December 21

Spring Semester Opens January 6, 2014

Registration January 6 - 10
Classes begin January 13
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition/fees January 17
Last day to register and add courses/change sections January 17
Martin Luther King Day holiday January 20
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition February 17
Mid-term March 3
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), May 2015 graduates March 5
Spring holidays 7:00 a.m., March 24 to 7:00 a.m., March 31
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), summer 2015 graduates March 31
Early registration for summer and fall semester April 7 - 12
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit April 18
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., April 29
End of course examinations 7:00 p.m., April 29 to 10:00 a.m., May 6
Graduation May 10

Summer Session 2014 (five-week condensed terms)
(tentative)

First Term - June 2, 2014 to July 3, 2014*

Late registration for first term June 2 - 3
Classes begin June 2
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees June 3
Last day to register and add courses/change sections June 3
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition June 6
Early registration for freshmen for fall semester May through August
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit June 27
First term ends July 3
Holiday (Friday) July 4

Second Term - July 7, 2014 to August 8, 2014*

Late registration for second term July 7 - 8
Classes begin July 7
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees July 8
Last day to register and add courses/change sections July 8
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition July 11
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit August 1
Second term ends August 8
Graduation August 9