Spring 2014 Academic Calendar

Oct. 28 - Nov. 1 Priority Advisement for spring
Nov. 4-10  Enrollment appointment registration for spring
Monday, Nov. 11  Open registration for spring begins (No enrollment appointment necessary)
Thursday, Jan. 2Mini session classes begin
Friday, Jan. 3

Last day to add mini session class

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

Saturday, Jan. 4

Last day to drop mini session class without academic penalty for mini session classes starting Thursday, January 2, 2014

Mini session classes meet

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Final orientation and registration for new undergraduate students

Residence halls reopen beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Saturday, Jan. 11Mini session classes meet
Monday, Jan. 13Last day of mini session classes
Tuesday, Jan. 14

Classes begin, including first half-semester (8W1) classes
Add/drop and late registration begin (A $50 late registration fee assessed)

Wednesday, Jan. 15Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Friday, Jan. 17Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Saturday, Jan. 18Saturday classes begin
Monday, Jan. 20

Martin Luther King holiday (Day and night classes do not meet)

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Last day to drop 8W1 semester classes and receive 100% financial credit

Tuesday, Jan. 28

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

Friday, Feb. 7Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty
Monday, Feb. 24Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Tuesday, March 4Mardi Gras holiday (Day and night classes do not meet)
Friday, March 7

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

Midpoint in semester
Saturday, March 8

Residence halls close for spring break at 12:00 p.m. noon

Monday - Friday,
March 10-14

Spring Break holiday

Sunday, March 16

Residence halls reopen at 8:00 a.m.

Monday, March 17

Second half-semester (8W2) classes begin

Mid-term grade rosters available for faculty in SOAR

Tuesday, March 18Last day to register for second half-semester (8W2) classes
Friday, March 21

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

Mid-term faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 5:00 p.m.

Last day to submit degree application and name appear in the Spring 2014 Commencement Program.  Applications submitted after this date will not have their name appear in the commencement program.   

March 24 - 28

Priority Advisement for summer and fall

March 31 - April 4

Enrollment appointment registration for summer and fall

Friday, April 4

Last day to file application for degree for summer 2014 commencement

Tuesday, April 8

Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without academic penalty

Begins open registration for summer and fall

Friday, April 18Good Friday holiday
Wednesday, April 23

Last day to process an add/drop form or withdraw from the university for the term

Tuesday, April 29Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, April 30Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, May 1

Thursday night class examinations

Friday, May 2

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

Saturday, May 3

Saturday examinations

Monday, May 5Monday night class examinations

Monday - Thursday,
May 5-8

Exams
Friday, May 9

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

Saturday, May 10Residence halls close at noon
Monday, May 12Final faculty grade submission due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.
Monday - Tuesday,
May 12 - 13
Registrar’s Office processes end of term grades. 
Wednesday, May 14Grades available to view in SOAR for students completing their course evaluations.

Dates are subject to change. Please check back for updates.