Academic Calendar Spring 2013

Wednesday, January 2Mini session classes begin
Thursday, January 3

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

Friday, January 4Last day to drop mini session class without academic penalty
Saturday, January 5Mini session classes meet
Wednesday, January 9

1 p.m. or 3 p.m. Orientation for new undergraduate students
2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Advisement and registration for new and returning students
Fleming Education Center, Gulf Park Campus, Long Beach

Saturday, January 12

Mini session classes end

Monday, January 14

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

Tuesday, January 15Last day to register for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Friday, January 18Last day to register late for full-semester classes
Saturday, January 19Saturday classes begin
Monday, January 21Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (observed)
Day and night classes will not meet
Monday, January 28Last day to drop full term classes and receive 100% financial credit
Thursday, February 7Last day to drop first half-semester (8W1) classes without academic penalty

Monday - Tuesday
February 11 - 12

Mardi Gras holiday
Wednesday, February 27Last day to drop full-semester classes without academic penalty
Friday, March 8Last day of and final examinations for first half-semester (8W1) classes
Midpoint in spring semester

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 29Good Friday holiday
Monday, April 1Last day to drop 8W2 classes and receive 100% financial credit
Wednesday, April 10Last day to drop second half-semester (8W2) classes without penalty
Friday, April 19Last day to file application for degree for summer 2013 commencement
Tuesday, April 30Tuesday night class examinations
Wednesday, May 1Wednesday night class examinations
Thursday, May 2Thursday night class examinations
Friday, May 3Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes
Monday, May 6Monday night class examinations

Monday - Thursday
May 6 - 10

Saturday, May 11

Commencement, 10 a.m.
Mississippi Coast Coliseum
Biloxi, MS