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Important Dates

Advising Dates

Note: The following dates have been designated as "Advising Weeks." Advising procedures and policies may vary by college and/or major. See Advising Guidelines for details, or contact your academic advisor.

For:

Spring 2015: September 25 - October 10, 2014
Summer/Fall 2015: March 16 - March 27, 2015
Fall 2015: June 30 - July 7, 2015

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Commencement

The Commencement Ceremony will start at 2:00 p.m.

Fall 2014: Saturday, December 13, 2014
Spring 2015: Saturday, May 9, 2015

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Course Withdrawal and Refund Dates

(Go to the Student Accounting webpage for a complete list of financial dates and deadlines.)

Fall Semester 2014
 

Last day to cancel registration

August 20, 2014
(5:59 p.m.)
   
Late Registration and Drop/Add August 18 - 20, 2014
(Drop/Add ends at 5:59 p.m.)
   
100% Refund Period for dropped courses August 18 - 24, 2014
   
50% Refund Period for dropped courses August 25 - August 31, 2014
   
Last day to drop courses or withdraw October 24, 2014
(4:59 p.m.)

Spring Semester 2015
   

Last day to cancel registration

January 14, 2015 (5:59 p.m.)
   
Late Registration and Drop/Add January 12 - 14, 2015
(Drop / Add ends at 5:59 p.m.)
   
100% Refund Period for dropped or withdrawn courses January 12 - 18, 2015
   
50% Refund Period for dropped or withdrawn courses January 19 - 25, 2015
   
Last day to drop courses or withdraw April 3, 2015 (4:59 p.m.)

Summer Term 2015
   
Last day to cancel registration May 28, 2015 (5:59 p.m.)
   
Late Registration and
Drop / Add
May 26 - May 28, 2015 (Drop / Add ends at 5:59 pm)
  First Term Second Term Full Term
       
100% refund period for dropped or withdrawn courses

May 26 - May 28

May 26 - June 25

May 26 - June 1

       
50% Refund Period for dropped or withdrawn courses May 29 - June 2
June 26 - June 30
June 2 - June 8
       
Last day to drop courses
or withdraw
June 9
(11:59 p.m.)
July 7
(4:59 p.m.)
June 30
(11:59 p.m.)

 


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Final Exam Schedule

Fall 2014

RELIEF FROM SEVERAL FINAL EXAMINATIONS PER DAY
Students are entitled to relief from three or four final examinations on the same day. If the student makes a formal written request two or more weeks prior to the first day of final examinations, the student's final examinations will be rescheduled normally on the following basis:

Fall Semester - First exam may be rescheduled.

The request is made to the dean of the college in which the course is taught, and the rescheduling is done through that office. If more than one college is involved, the appropriate deans will coordinate the rescheduling.

Class Time
Exam Time
Exam Day
Day Classes
Monday, Wednesday & Friday (includes any MWF combination)
7:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, December 11
8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, December 8
9:05 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, December 10
10:10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday, December 8
11:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 10
12:20 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday, December 8
1:25 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 10
2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday, December 8
3:35 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 10
4:40 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday, December 8
Tuesday & Thursday (includes any TR combination)
8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, December 9
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 11
11:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 9
12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 11
2:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 9
3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 11

Classes that do not appear in the above schedule may use 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
Evening Classes
Monday & Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 10
7:30 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Monday, December 8
9:00 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday, December 10
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, December 9
7:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 11
9:00 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Tuesday, December 9


Classes meeting one evening a week have final exams 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on the regular scheduled class evening during the final exam week except Wednesday night only classes use 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Monday, December 8, 2014.

Weekend classes will have final exams Friday-Sunday, December 5 - 7, 2014, at the regular class meeting time.

 


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Grade Availability

Fall 2014: December 17, 2014 at noon.


Graduation Application Deadlines

Spring 2015: Friday, September 5, 2014
Summer 2015
: Friday, February 6, 2015

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Readmission Deadline

Fall 2014 - Classes begin August 18, 2014

March 7, 2014 - Priority Readmission Deadline

August 12, 2014 - Readmissions received beginning this date will register during Drop/Add (if admitted) and will be charged a $50.00 late registration fee.

August 18, 2014 - Last date to reapply for Fall 2014 semester.

Spring 2015 - Classes begin January 12, 2015

September 19, 2014 - Priority Readmission Deadline

January 6, 2015 - Readmissions received beginning this date will register during Drop/Add (if admitted) and will be charged a $50.00 late registration fee.

January 12, 2015 - Last date to reapply for Spring 2015 semester.

Summer 2015 - Classes begin May 26th for Full and first terms; Classes begin June 23th for second term

March 6, 2015- Priority Readmission Deadline (including Fall 2015)

May 19, 2015 - Readmissions received beginning this date will register during Drop/Add (if admitted) and will be charged a $50.00 late registration fee.

May 26, 2015 - Last date to reapply for Summer 2015 semester.

 

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Registration

Fall
2014
Continuing/Readmitted Student Registration - April 7 - June 4
New Student Registration (Early Orientation) - June 10 - July 31
New Students should contact Admissions Office for their specific registration date
Open Registration - August 1 - August 11
New Student Registration (Orientation) - August 12 - 14
New Students should contact Admissions Office for their specific registration date
Open Registration for All Eligible Students - August 15 - 17(ends at 11:59 p.m.)
Late Registration - August 18 - August 20 (ends at 5:59 p.m.)
Drop/Add - August 18 - August 20 (ends at 5:59 p.m.)
  • Last day to cancel registration
  • Last day to add a course
  • Last day to change to audit
Drop Period - August 21 - October 24 (ends at 4:59 p.m.)
   
Spring
2015
Continuing/Readmitted Student Registration - October 13, 2014 - January 6, 2015
New Student Registration (Orientation) - January 6 - 8, 2015
New Students should contact Admissions Office for their specific registration date.
Late Registration - January 12 - 14, 2015 (ends at 5:59 p.m.)
Drop/Add - January 12 - 14, 2015 (ends at 5:59 p.m.)
  • Last day to cancel registration
  • Last day to add a course
  • Last day to change to audit
Drop Period - January 15, 2015 - April 3, 2015 (ends at 4:59 p.m.)
   
Summer
2015
Continuing/Readmitted Student Registration - April 6 - May 19
New Student Registration (Orientation) - May 20 - May 21
Late Registration - May 26 - May 28(ends at 5:59 p.m.)
Drop/Add - May 26 - May 28(ends at 5:59 p.m.)
  • L ast day to cancel registration
  • Last day to add a course
  • Last day to change to audit
Drop Period - First Term: May 26 - June 9(ends at 11:59 p.m.)
Drop Period - Second Term: May 26 - July 7(ends at 4:59 p.m.)
Drop Period - Full Term: May 26 - June 30(ends at 11:59 p.m.)
   

 

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Residency Reclassification Application Priority Deadlines

The residency reclassification priority deadlines occur on the same date for each term regardless of the year.

Last day to accept applications is the Friday prior to the first day of class.

  • Fall (August) - August 1
  • Spring (January) - December 1
  • Summer (June) - May 1

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Time Ticket Posting Dates

Spring 2015 - September 25, 2014
Summer 2015 - March 16, 2015
Fall 2015 - March 16, 2015

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Transcripts

Fall Semester 2014

Due to high volume of end of term transcript requests, it is recommended that the Registrar's Office receives your request by Monday, November 17, 2014.

Final Grades Posted
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 (Noon)

Transcripts being held for grades will be mailed and pickups will be available
Thursday, December 18, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Meisler Hall, Suite 1100)

Transcripts being held for degrees will be mailed and pickups available
Friday, December 19, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Meisler Hall, Suite 1100)

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