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Fall Semester 2013          Spring Semester 2014          Summer Semester 2014        
   
FALL SEMESTER 2013    
Registration for Continuing and Readmitted Students April 8-June 3 Monday-Monday
Freshman 1 Orientation /Registration June 4-5 Tuesday-Wednesday
Freshman 2 Orientation/Registration June 12-13 Wednesday-Thursday
Transfer 1 Orientation/Registration June 18 Tuesday
Freshman 3 Orientation/Registration June 20-21 Thursday-Friday
Freshman 4 Orientation/Registration June 27-28 Thursday-Friday
Open Registration for Continuing and Readmitted Students for Fall 2013 June 26-July 7 Thursday-Monday
Freshman 5 Orientation/Registration July 9-10 Tuesday-Wednesday
Transfer 2 Orientation/Registration July 12 Friday
Freshman 6 Orientation/Registration July 18-19 Thursday-Friday
Transfer 3 Orientation/Registration July 22 Monday 
Adult Orientation/Registration July 24 Wednesday
Baldwin County Orientation/Registration July 29 Monday
Open Registration for All Eligible Students for Fall 2013 July 30-August 12 Tuesday-Monday
Registration for New Fall 2013 Graduate Students July 30-August 12 Tuesday-Monday 
15% of all tuition and fees including housing and meals due August 5 Monday
Registration schedule cancelled if 15% payment is not received by August 5th (Students
with awarded Financial Aid that exceeds 15% of tuition and fees and students participating
in the Tuition Payment Plan will be excluded)
August 6 Tuesday 
Financial Aid Bookstore charges begin August 12 Monday 
International Student Orientation August 13 Tuesday 
Residence Hall Check-In for students participating in August Orientation 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 13 Tuesday
Residence Hall Check-In for returning students 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 13-16 Tuesday-Friday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration First-Time Freshmen August 13 Tuesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students A-K August 14 Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students L-Z August 15 Thursday 
Open Registration for All Eligible Students August 16-18 Friday-Sunday 
Residence Hall Check-in for new students 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 17 Saturday 
JagFest August 17 Saturday 
Residence Hall Check-in for new students 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 18 Sunday 
Classes begin August 19 Monday 
100% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
August 19 Monday
Late Registration and Drop/Add (ends at 5:59 p.m. on August 21) August 19-21 Monday-Wednesday 
Last Day to Add a Course (5:59 p.m.)
Last Day to Change to Audit (5:59 p.m.)
August 21 Wednesday 
Financial Aid Bookstore charges end August 21 Wednesday
Balance of tuition and fees including housing and meals due August 23 if paying on campus Friday 
Balance of tuition and fees including housing and meals due August 25 if paying on-line Sunday 
Refunding financial aid credit balances to students begins August 26 Monday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
August 26 Monday 
All registration schedules released if payment deadline not met August 26 Monday 
Reinstatement Period August 27-30 Tuesday-Friday 
No Refunds after this date September  1 Sunday 
Labor Day Holiday for students, faculty, staff and administration September 2 Monday 
Last day for Spring Semester 2014 degree applications September 6 Friday 
Priority readmission deadline for Spring Semester 2014 September 20  Friday 
Time Tickets Posted for Spring 2014 Registration September 26 Thursday 
Spring Semester 2014 advising for continuing and readmitted students September 26 -October 11 Thursday-Friday 
Fall Break for Students October 7-8 Monday-Tuesday 
Last day for faculty reports on incomplete grades (undergraduate and graduate) October 11  Friday 
Spring Semester 2014 registration for continuing and readmitted students October 14-January 7  Monday-Tuesday 
Last day to drop from a course (4:59 p.m.)
Last day to withdraw from University (4:59 p.m.)
October 25 Friday 
Theses/dissertations first submission deadline to Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. October 28 Monday 
Theses/dissertations due in the Office of the Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. November 15  Friday 
Thanksgiving Holidays for Students (Includes weekend classes) November 27-December 1 Wednesday - Sunday 
Thanksgiving Holidays begins at noon on Wednesday for faculty, staff, and administration November 27-29  Wednesday – Friday 
Registration for New Spring 2014  Graduate Students December  2-January 7 Monday-Tuesday 
Last Day of Classes December  5  Thursday
Exam Preparation Day December 6  Friday 
Final Examinations December 9-12  Monday-Thursday 
15% of all Spring 2014 tuition and fees including housing and meals due December 10  Tuesday 
Registration for Spring 2014 cancelled if 15% payment not received by December 10th
(students with awarded financial aid that exceeds 15% of tuition and fees and students
participating in tuition payment plan will be excluded)
December 11  Wednesday 
Residence Hall check-out deadline for students not enrolling Spring semester 12:00 noon
December 13  Friday 
Commencement
December 14  Saturday 
Residence Hall Check-out for Graduating Students 12:00 Noon
December  15  Sunday 
Final grade web entry due by 10:00 a.m.
December 16  Monday  
Holidays for staff and administration
December 24- January 1  Tuesday-Wednesday
SPRING SEMESTER 2014
   
15% of all tuition and fees including housing and meals due December 10  Tuesday 
Registration schedule cancelled if 15% payment is not received by December 10th 
(Students with awarded Financial Aid that exceeds 15% of tuition and fees and students
participating in the Tuition Payment Plan will be excluded)
December  11  Wednesday
Faculty, staff and administration return to work  January 2 Thursday 
International Student Orientation January 7 Tuesday
Residence Hall check-in 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. January 7  Tuesday 
Financial Aid bookstore charges begin January 8 Wednesday
Orientation/Advising/Registration First-Time Freshmen January 8 Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students (A-K) January 9  Thursday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students (L-Z) January 10  Friday 
Open Registration for Spring 2014 January 10-12  Friday-Sunday 
Classes begin January 13  Monday 
100% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
January 13  Monday 
Late Registration and Drop/Add (ends at 5:59 p.m. on January 15) January 13-15  Monday-Wednesday 
Last Day to add a course (5:59 p.m.)
Last Day to change to audit (5:59 p.m.)
January 15  Wednesday 
Financial Aid Bookstore charges end January 15  Wednesday 
Martin Luther King Holiday for faculty, staff and administration January 20  Monday 
Balance of tuition and fees including housing and meals due January 20  Monday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
January 20  Monday 
Refunding financial aid credit balances to students begins (refunds) January 22  Wednesday 
All registration schedules released if payment deadline not met January 21  Tuesday 
Reinstatement Period January 22-27  Wednesday-Monday 
No refunds after this date January 26  Sunday 
Last Day for Summer Term 2014 degree applications February 7  Friday 
Last day for faculty reports on incomplete grades (undergraduate and graduate) February 24  Monday 
Spring Break for students (includes weekend classes) March 3-9  Monday-Sunday 
Mardi Gras Holiday for faculty, staff and administration March 4  Tuesday 
Priority readmission deadline for Summer and Fall 2014 terms March 7  Friday 
Time Tickets posted for Summer/Fall 2014 Registrations March 17  Monday 
Summer/Fall  2014 advising for continuing and readmitted students March 17-28  Monday-Friday
Theses/dissertations first submission to Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. March 24  Monday 
Last day to drop from a course (4:59 p.m.)
Last day to withdraw from University (4:59 p.m.)
April 4  Friday 
Summer 2014 Registration for continuing and readmitted students April 7-May 20  Monday-Tuesday 
Fall 2014 Registration for continuing and readmitted students April 7-June 4 Monday-Wednesday 
Theses/dissertations due in Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. April 11  Friday
Last day of classes April 30  Wednesday 
Exam Preparation Day May 1  Thursday 
Final Examinations May 2-7  Friday-Wednesday
Registration for New Summer 2014 Graduate Students May 5-20  Monday-Tuesday 
Residence Hall check-out deadline for students not enrolling summer term 2:00 p.m. May 9  Friday 
Commencement May 10  Saturday 
Residence Hall Close (Check-out deadline of 12:00 noon for residents not assigned
for Summer)
May 11  Sunday 
Final grade web entry due by 10:00 a.m. May 12  Monday 
Summer Transition (Spring residents assigned for Summer move to summer room
assignment)
May 13  Tuesday 
SUMMER SEMESTER 2014    
Financial Aid bookstore charges begin May 20 Tuesday
International Student Orientation May 20  Tuesday 
Residence Hall check-in 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. May 21  Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration First-Time Freshmen May 21  Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students May 22 Thursday 
Open Registration for Summer 2014 May 23-26  Friday-Monday 
Memorial Day Holiday for faculty, staff and administration May 26  Monday
Classes for Full/First Term begin May 27  Tuesday 
100% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals for Full/First
Terms (including housing)
May 27  Tuesday 
Late Registration and Drop/Add Summer 2014 (ends at 5:59 p.m. on May 29th) May 27-29  Tuesday-Thursday 
Last Day to add a course Summer 2014 (5:59 p.m.)
Last Day to change to audit Summer 2014 (5:59 p.m.)
May 29   Thursday
Financial Aid bookstore charges end May 29  Thursday 
All tuition, fees, housing and meal plan balances are due in full ($50 late payment fee
assessed May 30th)
May 29  Thursday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals for First Term May 30  Friday 
Last day for Fall Semester 2014 degree applications May 30  Friday 
Refunding financial aid credit balances to students begins (refunds) June 2 Monday 
No refunds after this date for First Term classes June 3  Tuesday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals for Full Term
(including housing)
June 3  Tuesday 
All registration schedules released if payment deadline not met. June 3  Tuesday 
Reinstatement Period June 4-6  Wednesday-Friday
No refunds after this date for Full Term classes June 9  Monday 
Last Day to Drop a First Term class (11:59 p.m.)
Last Day to Withdraw from University if taking all First Term classes (11:59 p.m.)
June 10  Tuesday 
Theses/dissertations first submission deadline to Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. June 23  Monday
Classes End for First Term Classes June 23  Monday 
Exam day for First Term classes June 23  Monday
Second Term classes begin June 24  Tuesday 
Final web grade entry (First Term classes) due by 10:00 a.m. June 26  Thursday 
50% refund period begins on withdrawals for Second Term Courses June 27  Friday 
Fall Semester 2014 advising for continuing and readmitted students July 1-8  Tuesday-Tuesday 
No refunds after this date for Second Term courses July 1  Tuesday 
Last day to drop a Full Term course (11:59 p.m.)
Last day to withdraw from University (Full Term) (11:59 p.m.)
July 1  Tuesday
Fourth of July Holiday for students, faculty, staff, and administration July 4  Friday
Last day for faculty reports on graduate and undergraduate incomplete grades July 7  Monday 
Last day to drop a Second Term course (4:59 p.m.) July 8  Tuesday 
Theses/dissertations due in Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. July 11  Friday 
Last Day for Full Term/Second Term Classes July 21  Monday 
Final Examinations for Full Term/Second Term classes July 22-25  Tuesday-Friday 
Residence Hall check-out deadline for students not enrolling for Fall Semester
12:00 noon
July 26  Saturday
Final web grade entry (Full Term and Second Term classes) due by 10:00 a.m. July 29  Tuesday