Fall 2012 Academic Calendar

March 26-30Priority Advisement for summer and fall
April 2-15Enrollment appointment registration for summer and fall
Tuesday, April 17Open registration for summer and fall
Monday, Aug. 6Mini session classes begin
Tuesday, Aug. 7

Last day to add mini session class

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

Wednesday, Aug. 8Last day to drop mini session class
Thursday, Aug. 16Final orientation and registration for new transfer students
Friday, Aug. 17Final orientation and registration for new freshmen students

Last day of mini session classes
Wednesday, Aug. 22

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

Thursday, Aug. 23Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Saturday, Aug. 25Saturday classes begin
Monday, Sept. 3LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Tuesday, Sept. 4Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Wednesday, Sept. 5

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

Friday, Sept. 14Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty
Wednesday, Oct. 3Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Friday, Oct. 5Mid term grade entry begins

Thursday - Friday,
Oct. 11-12

FALL BREAK

Saturday, Oct. 13

Saturday classes meet

Tuesday, Oct. 16

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

Wednesday, Oct. 17Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Thursday, Oct. 18Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Tuesday, Oct. 23

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

Mid-term grades are due by 5:00 p.m.

Oct. 29 - Nov. 2

Priority Advisement for spring

Nov. 5-8

Enrollment appointment registration for spring

Thursday, Nov. 8Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty
Tuesday, Nov. 20Last day to process a form to add/drop or withdraw from the university for the term
Wednesday - Friday,
Nov. 21 - 23
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS
Monday, Nov. 26Classes resume
Monday, Dec. 3Monday night class examinations
Tuesday, Dec. 4Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, Dec. 5Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, Dec. 6

Thursday night class examinations

Friday, Dec. 7

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

Tuesday, Dec. 11Last day to file application for degree for spring 2013 commencement

Monday - Thursday,
Dec. 10-13

Exams
Friday, Dec. 14

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum
10:00/2:30

Saturday, Dec. 15Residence halls close at noon
Monday, Dec. 17Final grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m. 
Monday-Tuesday,
Dec. 17-18 
Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades. 
Wednesday, Dec. 19 Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.