Fall 2015 Deadlines

Class Dates
Mini Session: August 3 – 14
Full Term: August 19 – December 4
8W1: August 19 – October 9
8W2: October 12 – December 4
Last Day to add/drop without Academic/Financial Penalty
Mini Session: August 3
Full Term: August 26
8W1: August 21
8W2: October 14
Last day to receive 100% refund
Mini Session: August 3
Full Term: August 26
8W1: August 21
8W2: October 14
Last day to drop classes without instructor permission
Mini Session: August 3
Full Term: August 26
8W1: August 21
8W2: October 14
All approved drops will result in grade of “W” within these dates
Mini Session: August 4 – 11
Full Term: August 27 – October 30
8W1: August 22 – September 23
8W2: October 15 – November 17
Last day to make and add/drop course request or withdraw from the University and receive a grade of “W”
Mini Session: August 11
Full Term: October 30
8W1: September 23
8W2: November 17
After the last day to withdraw from the University, students are academically obligated and will receive a grade for all enrolled courses.

Undergraduate News

Congratulations for winning at the Undergraduate Symposium on Research and Creativity!

  • Natalie Griner, sponsored by Dr. Jonathan Barron, won first place in the aesthetics category for "The Delusion of 'Universal Connections': Saul Bellow's Herzog".
  • Emma Reeves won first place in the poverty and inequality category for "Empowering the Woman of Excellence: A Feminist Reading of Ruth," which she wrote for Dr. Nicolle Jordan.
  • Erin McLeod won first place in the interdisciplinary projects category for "Out of the Attic: Agency and Narratives of Mental Illness by David Foster Wallace and Lauren Slater," part of her Honors thesis written under the direction of Dr. Martina Sciolino.
  • Meredith McPhail won a prize for her presentation of "What the F***?,” an essay written for Dr. Stan Hauer's history of the English language course.


Fall 2015 Event Dates

Friday, September 18th
A Poetry Reading by Andrea Spofford
(author of the poetry collection The Pine Effect)
4:00 p.m. @ LAB 108 Gonzales Auditorium

Sunday, October 4th
Pre-performance talk series presents
Dr. Emily Stanback
Music by Jeanine Tesori and Libretto by Brian Crawley
1:00 p.m. @ Woods Theatre
Friday, October 9th
CW Faculty Reading 
4:00 - 6:00 @ LAB 108
Monday, October 19th
The Department of English will sponsor an NEA Big Read Event
Edgar Allan Poe as Writer
A panel discussion of Poe’s writing career and styles
6:00 – 7:30 @ Cook Library Gallery
Featuring: Angela Ball, Katherine Cochran, Alexandra Valint, and Andrew Milward
Moderator: Luis Iglesias
Sunday, November, 1st
Pre-performance talk series presents
Dr. Joyce Inman on
Nickel and Dimed by Joan Holder
Based on On (NOT) Getting By in America by Barbara Ethrenreich
1:00 p.m. @ Woods Theatre
Wednesday, November 11th
A poetry Reading by Kimiko Hahn
7:30 p.m. @ Thad Cochran Building, room 216

Thursday, November 19th
Pre-performance talk series presents
Dr. Kay Harris on
As you Like It by William Shakespeare
6:30 p.m. @ Woods Theatre