Fall 2011 Academic Calendar

Monday, Aug. 8Mini session classes begin
Tuesday, Aug. 9

Last day to add mini session class

Last day to drop mini session class and receive 100% financial credit

Wednesday, Aug. 10Last day to drop mini session class
Thursday, Aug. 17Final orientation and registration for new transfer students
Friday, Aug. 18Final orientation and registration for new freshmen students
Wednesday, Aug. 24

Classes begin, including first half-semester (8W1) classes
Add/drop and late registration begin

Thursday, Aug. 25Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Saturday, Aug. 27Saturday classes begin
Friday, Sept. 2Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Monday, Sept. 5LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (night classes do not meet)
Wednesday, Sept. 7

Last day to drop full semester classes and receive 100% financial credit

Thursday, Sept.8

First refunds processed for the fall term
Friday, Sept. 16Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty
Wednesday, Oct. 5Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Thursday - Friday,
Oct. 13 - 14
FALL BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY
Saturday, Oct. 15Saturday classes meet
Tuesday, Oct. 18

Last day of and final examinations for first half-semester (8W1) classes

Midpoint in semester
Wednesday, Oct. 19Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Thursday, Oct. 20Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Tuesday, Oct. 25

Last day to drop 8W2 classes and receive 100% financial credit

Monday-Friday,
October 31 -Nov. 4

Advisement for continuing students for Spring 2012

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Last day for students to make name changes for commencement program
Monday - Friday,
Nov. 7-11
Web registration via SOAR for continuing students for Spring 2012
(By Enrollment Appointment only)
Wednesday, Nov. 9Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty
Monday, Nov. 14 Open enrollment begins
Friday, Nov. 18Last day to file application for degree for spring 2012 commencement
Wednesday - Friday,
Nov. 23 - 25
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Monday, Nov. 28Classes resume
Wednesday, Nov. 30Last day to add/drop classes with permission or withdraw from the University
Monday, Dec. 5Monday night class examinations
Tuesday, Dec. 6Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, Dec. 7Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, Dec. 8

Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes

Thursday night class examinations

Monday - Thursday,
Dec. 12-15

Exams
Friday, Dec. 16

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum

Saturday, Dec. 17Residence halls close at noon
Monday, Dec. 19

Final grades are due by 8:00 a.m.