Spring 2012 Academic Calendar

Oct. 31 - Nov. 4Advising for continuing students
Nov. 7-11

Web registration via SOAR for continuing students
(By Enrollment Appointment only)

NOTE: Students must be advised by their academic department prior to enrolling.

Nov. 14 - Jan. 20

Open enrollment begins
(No enrollment appointment necessary)

NOTE: Students must be advised by their academic department prior to enrolling.

January 3 -13Mini session classes
Tuesday, Jan. 3Mini session classes begin
Wednesday, Jan. 4

Last day to add mini session class

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

Thursday, Jan. 5Last day to drop mini session class without academic penalty
Friday, Jan. 13, 2012Orientation and registration for new undergraduate students
Monday, Jan. 16Martin Luther King holiday (day and night classes will not meet)
Tuesday, Jan. 17Classes begin, including first half-semester (8W1) classes
Add/drop and $50.00 late registration begin
Wednesday, Jan. 18Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Friday, Jan. 20

Last day to register late for full-semester classes without academic approval


Last day to drop 8w1 class and receive 100% financial credit

Saturday, Jan. 21Saturday classes begin
Monday, Jan. 30

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

Tuesday, Feb. 7

Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty

Monday -Tuesday,
Feb. 7-8

Mardi Gras holiday
(Day and night classes will not meet)

Wednesday, Feb. 29Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Friday, March 9

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

Midpoint in semester
Monday - Friday,
March 12-16

Spring Break holiday

Monday, March 19Classes resume

Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Tuesday, March 20Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Friday, March 23

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

Midterm grades due into SOAR by 5:00 p.m.

All changes (addition, deletion, corrections, etc.) to the Commencement Program must be made by this deadline

Friday, April 6Good Friday holiday
March 26-30Priority Advisement for summer and fall
April 2-15Enrollment appointment registration for summer and fall
Monday, April 9Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty
Tuesday, April 17Begins open registration for summer and fall
Friday, April 20

Last day to file application for degree for summer 2013 commencement.
After this date, a $50 late fee will be assessed on all summer 2013 degree applications

Wednesday, April 25Last day to process a form to add/drop or withdraw from the university for the term
Tuesday, May 1Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, May 2Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, May 3

Thursday night class examinations

Friday, May 4Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes

Monday - Thursday,
May 7-10

Exams
Friday, May 11

Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum
10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 12Residence halls close at noon
Monday, May 14Final grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday-Tuesday,
May 14-15
 Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades.
Wednesday, May 16 Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.