Academic calendars

2012-13 academic calendar

Fall session 2012
Fri, Aug 17-Mon, Aug 20New student orientation
Fri, Aug 17-Sat, Aug 18Residence halls open at noon for new students
Fri, Aug 17Dorms open for fall semester
Sun, Aug 19Residence halls open at 1:00 p.m. for returning students
Mon, Aug 20Fall check-in
Tue, Aug 21Classes begin
Mon, Aug 27Deadline for adding first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Aug 27Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half & full-semester courses
Mon, Sep 24Deadline for dropping first-half courses
Thu, Oct 11-Fri, Oct 12Final exams for first-half courses
Fri, Oct 12-Sat, Oct 13End of midterm grading period
Mon, Oct 15-Tue, Oct 16Midterm break
Wed, Oct 17Classes resume
Tue, Oct 23Deadline for adding second-half courses
Tue, Oct 23Pass/no pass/audit deadline for second-half courses
Wed, Oct 24Registration for spring 2013 begins
Wed, Oct 31Deadline for dropping full-semester courses
Tue, Nov 20Deadline for dropping second-half courses
Wed, Nov 21-Fri, Nov 23Thanksgiving vacation
Mon, Nov 26Classes resume
Fri, Dec 7Last day of classes
Mon, Dec 10-Thu, Dec 13Final exams
Fri, Dec 14Residence halls close for Christmas break
Spring session 2013
Mon, Jan 7Residence halls open for spring semester
Tue, Jan 8Classes begin
Mon, Jan 14Deadline for adding first-half and full-semester courses
Mon, Jan 14Pass/no pass/audit deadline for first-half and full-semester courses
Mon, Feb 11Deadline for dropping first-half courses
Thu, Feb 28-Fri, Mar 1Final exams for first-half courses
Fri, Mar 1End of midterm grading period
Fri, Mar 1Residence halls close for spring break
Mon, Mar 4-Tue, Mar 12Spring break
Mon, Mar 11Residence halls reopen following spring break
Wed, Mar 13Classes resume
Wed, Mar 13Registration for summer and fall 2013 begins
Tue, Mar 19Deadline for adding second-half courses
Tue, Mar 19Pass/no pass/audit deadline for second-half courses
Wed, Mar 27Deadline for dropping full semester courses
Thu, Mar 28-Mon, Apr 1Easter break
Tue, Apr 2Classes resume
Fri, Apr 19Deadline for dropping second-half courses
Fri, May 3Last day of classes
Mon, May 6-Thu, May 9Final exams
Fri, May 10Residence halls close to non-graduating students
Fri, May 10Baccalaureate
Sat, May 11Commencement
Sat, May 11Residence halls close to graduating seniors
Summer session 2013
Mon, May 20Classes begin for summer online session 1
Mon, May 20Last day to register for 1st 8-week online, 3-week on-site and 6-week on-site sessions
Mon, May 20-Fri, Jun 71st 3-week on-site session
Mon, May 20-Fri, Jun 286-week on-site session
Mon, May 20-Fri, Jul 121st 8-week online session
Fri, May 31Drop deadline for 1st 3-week on-site session
Fri, Jun 14Drop deadline for 6-week on-site session
Mon, Jun 17Last day to register for 2nd 8-week online session
Mon, Jun 17-Fri, Aug 92nd 8-week online session
Fri, Jun 21Drop deadline for 1st 8-week online session
Fri, Jul 19Drop deadline for 2nd 8-week online session