Graduate Catalog
Degree Programs

Academic Calendar
2014 - 2015

* 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 2014 (five-week condensed terms)

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

Fall Semester Opens August 18, 2014

Selected fall activities August 18 - 26
Registration August 18 - 26
Classes begin August 27
Labor Day holiday September 1
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition/fees September 3
Last day to register and add courses/change sections September 3
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition October 1
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), December 2015 graduates October 10
Mid-term October 15
Early registration for spring semester November 10 - 25
Thanksgiving holidays 7:00 a.m., November 26 - 7:00 a.m., December 1
Last day to drop courses with a “W“ or change from credit to audit December 1
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., December 9
End of course examinations 7:00 p.m., December 9 - 10:00 a.m., December 16
Graduation December 19 - 20

Spring Semester Opens January 5, 2015

Registration January 5 - 9
Classes begin January 12
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition/fees January 16
Last day to register and add courses/change sections January 16
Martin Luther King Day holiday January 19
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition February 16
Mid-term March 2
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), May 2015 graduates March 4
Spring holidays 7:00 a.m., March 23 to 7:00 a.m., March 30
Deadline for degree audit (transcript evaluation), summer 2015 graduates March 30
Early registration for summer and fall semester April 6 - 22
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit April 17
Reading Day 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., April 28
End of course examinations 7:00 p.m., April 28 to 10:00 a.m., May 5
Graduation May 8 - 9

Summer Session 2015 (five-week condensed terms)
(tentative)

First Term - June 1, 2015 to July 2, 2015*

Late registration for first term June 1 - 2
Classes begin June 1
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees June 2
Last day to register and add courses/change sections June 2
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition June 5
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 26
First term ends July 2
Holiday (Friday) July 3

Second Term - July 6, 2015 to August 7, 2015*

Late registration for second term July 6 - 7
Classes begin July 6
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with full reduction of tuition and fees July 7
Last day to register and add courses/change sections July 7
Last day to officially withdraw/drop courses with 80 percent reduction of tuition July 10
Last day to drop courses with a “W” or change from credit to audit July 31
Second term ends August 7
Graduation August 8