Spring 2013 Academic Calendar

Oct. 29 - Nov. 2Advising for continuing students
Nov. 5-8

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

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

Nov. 12 - Jan. 18

Open enrollment begins
(No enrollment appointment necessary)

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

January 2 -12Mini session classes
Wednesday, Jan. 2Mini session classes begin
Thursday, Jan. 3

Last day to add mini session class

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

Friday, Jan. 4Last day to drop mini session class without academic penalty
Saturday, Jan. 5Mini session classes meet
Friday, Jan. 11, 2013Orientation and registration for new undergraduate students
Saturday, Jan. 12Mini session classes end
Monday, Jan. 14Classes begin, including first half-semester (8W1) classes
Add/drop and $50.00 late registration begin
Tuesday, Jan. 15Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Friday, Jan. 18

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. 19Saturday classes begin
Monday, Jan. 21Martin Luther King holiday (day and night classes will not meet)
Monday, Jan. 28

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

Thursday, Feb. 7

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

Monday -Tuesday,
Feb. 11-12

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

Wednesday, Feb. 27Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Friday, March 8

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

Midpoint in semester
Saturday, March 9

Saturday classes will meet

Monday - Friday,
March 11-15

Spring Break holiday

Monday, March 18Classes resume

Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin
Tuesday, March 19Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Friday, March 22

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, March 29Good Friday holiday
April 1-5Priority Advisement for summer and fall
April 8-11Enrollment appointment registration for summer and fall
Wednesday, April 10Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty
Tuesday, April 16Begins open registration for summer and fall
Friday, April 19

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 24Last day to process a form to add/drop or withdraw from the university for the term
Tuesday, April 30Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, May 1Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, May 2

Thursday night class examinations

Friday, May 3Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes

Monday - Thursday,
May 6-9

Exams
Friday, May 10

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

Saturday, May 11Residence halls close at noon
Monday, May 13Final grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday-Tuesday,
May 13-14
 Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades.
Wednesday, May 15 Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.