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Academic Calendar 2014-2015



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FALL SEMESTER 2014    
Registration for Continuing and Readmitted Students April 7 - June 8 Monday - Sunday
Freshman 1 Orientation /Registration June 9 Monday
Freshman 2 Orientation/Registration June 11 Wednesday
Freshman 3 Orientation/Registration June 16 Monday
Freshman 4 Orientation/Registration June 18 Wednesday
Transfer 1 Orientation/Registration June 20 Friday
Freshman 5 Orientation/Registration June 23 Monday
Freshman 6 Orientation/Registration June 24 Tuesday
Freshman 7 Orientation/Registration July 7 Monday
Freshman 8 Orientation/Registration July 9 Wednesday
Transfer 2 Orientation/Registration July 11 Friday
Freshman 9 Orientation/Registration July 14 Monday
Freshman 10 Orientation/Registration July 16 Wednesday
Transfer 3 Orientation/Registration July 18 Friday
Freshman 11 Orientation/Registration July 21 Monday
Freshman 12 Orientation/Registration July 22 Tuesday
Adult Orientation/Registration July 25 Friday 
Baldwin County Orientation/Registration July 31 Thursday
Open Registration for All Eligible Students for Fall 2014 August 1-11 Friday - Monday
Registration for New Fall 2014 Graduate Students August 1-11 Friday - Monday 
15% of all tuition and fees including housing and meals due August 4 Monday
Registration schedule cancelled if 15% payment is not received by August 4th (Students
with awarded Financial Aid that exceeds 15% of tuition and fees and students participating
in the Tuition Payment Plan will be excluded)
August 5 Tuesday 
Financial Aid Bookstore charges begin August 11 Monday 
International Student Orientation August 12 Tuesday 
Residence Hall Check-In for students participating in August Orientation 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 12 Tuesday
Residence Hall Check-In for returning students 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 12-15 Tuesday - Friday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration First-Time Freshmen August 12 Tuesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students A-K August 13 Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students L-Z August 14 Thursday 
Open Registration for All Eligible Students August 15-17 Friday - Sunday 
Residence Hall Check-in for new students 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 16 Saturday 
JagFest August 16 Saturday 
Residence Hall Check-in for new students 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. August 17 Sunday 
Classes begin August 18 Monday 
100% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
August 18 Monday
Late Registration and Drop/Add (ends at 5:59 p.m. on August 20) August 18-20 Monday-Wednesday 
Last Day to Add a Course (5:59 p.m.)
Last Day to Change to Audit (5:59 p.m.)
August 20 Wednesday 
Financial Aid Bookstore charges end August 20 Wednesday
Balance of tuition and fees including housing and meals due August 22 if paying on campus Friday 
Balance of tuition and fees including housing and meals due August 24 if paying on-line Sunday 
Refunding financial aid credit balances to students begins August 25 Monday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
August 25 Monday 
All registration schedules released if payment deadline not met August 25 Monday 
Reinstatement Period August 26-29 Tuesday - Friday 
No Refunds after this date August 31 Sunday 
Labor Day Holiday for students, faculty, staff and administration September 1 Monday 
Last day for Spring Semester 2015 degree applications September 5 Friday 
Priority readmission deadline for Spring Semester 2015 September 19  Friday 
Time Tickets Posted for Spring 2015 Registration September 25 Thursday 
Fall Break for Students October 6-7 Monday-Tuesday 
Deadline for students to meet with Academic Advisor for Spring scheduling October 10 Friday
Last day for faculty reports on incomplete grades (undergraduate and graduate) October 10  Friday 
Spring Semester 2015 registration for continuing and readmitted students October 13-January 6  Monday - Tuesday 
Last day to drop from a course (4:59 p.m.)
Last day to withdraw from University (4:59 p.m.)
October 24 Friday 
Theses/dissertations first submission deadline to Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. October 27 Monday 
Theses/dissertations due in the Office of the Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. November 14  Friday 
Thanksgiving Holidays for Students (Includes weekend classes) November 26-November 30 Wednesday - Sunday 
Thanksgiving Holidays begins at noon on Wednesday for faculty, staff, and administration November 26-28  Wednesday - Friday 
Registration for New Spring 2015  Graduate Students December  1-January 6 Monday-Tuesday 
Last Day of Classes December 4  Thursday
Exam Preparation Day December 5  Friday 
Final Examinations December 8-11  Monday - Thursday 
15% of all Spring 2015 tuition and fees including housing and meals due December 9  Tuesday 
Registration for Spring 2015 cancelled if 15% payment not received by December 9th
(students with awarded financial aid that exceeds 15% of tuition and fees and students
participating in tuition payment plan will be excluded)
December 10  Wednesday 
Residence Hall check-out deadline for students not enrolling Spring semester 12:00 noon
December 12  Friday 
Commencement/Official Graduation Date
December 13  Saturday 
Residence Hall Check-out for Graduating Students 12:00 Noon
December  14  Sunday 
Final grade web entry due by 10:00 a.m.
December 15  Monday  
Holidays for staff and administration
December 23- January 2  Tuesday - Friday
     

SPRING SEMESTER 2015
 
15% of all tuition and fees including housing and meals due December 9  Tuesday 
Registration schedule cancelled if 15% payment is not received by December 9th 
(Students with awarded Financial Aid that exceeds 15% of tuition and fees and students
participating in the Tuition Payment Plan will be excluded)
December  10  Wednesday
Faculty, staff and administration return to work January 5 Monday
International Student Orientation January 5 Monday
Residence Hall check-in 9:00 a.m-4:00 p.m. January 6  Tuesday 
Financial Aid bookstore charges begin January 7 Wednesday
Orientation/Advising/Registration First-Time Freshmen January 7 Wednesday
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students (A-K) January 8 Thursday
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students (L-Z) January 9  Friday 
Open Registration for Spring 2015 January 9-11  Friday-Sunday 
Classes begin January 12  Monday 
100% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
January 12  Monday 
Late Registration and Drop/Add (ends at 5:59 p.m. on January 14) January 12-14  Monday - Wednesday 
Last Day to add a course (5:59 p.m.)
Last Day to change to audit (5:59 p.m.)
January 14  Wednesday 
Financial Aid Bookstore charges end January 14  Wednesday 
Martin Luther King Holiday for faculty, staff and administration January 19  Monday 
Balance of tuition and fees including housing and meals due January 19  Monday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals
(including housing)
January 19  Monday 
Refunding financial aid credit balances to students begins (refunds) January 21  Wednesday 
All registration schedules released if payment deadline not met January 20  Tuesday 
Reinstatement Period
January 21-23
January 26 
Wednesday - Friday
Monday
No refunds after this date January 25  Sunday 
Last Day for Summer Term 2015 degree applications February 6  Friday 
Mardi Gras Holiday for faculty, staff and administration February 17  Tuesday 
Last day for faculty reports on incomplete grades (undergraduate and graduate) February 23  Monday 
Spring Break for students (includes weekend classes) March 2-8  Monday - Sunday 
Priority readmission deadline for Summer and Fall 2015 terms March 6  Friday 
Time Tickets posted for Summer/Fall 2015 Registrations March 16  Monday 
Theses/dissertations first submission to Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. March 23  Monday 

Deadline for students to meet with Academic Advisor for Summer scheduling

March 27 Friday
Last day to drop from a course (4:59 p.m.)
Last day to withdraw from University (4:59 p.m.)
April 3  Friday 
Summer 2015 Registration for continuing and readmitted students April 6-May 19  Monday - Tuesday 
Fall 2015 Registration for continuing and readmitted students April 6-August 17 Monday - Monday
Theses/dissertations due in Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. April 10  Friday
Last day of classes April 30  Thursday
Exam Preparation Day May 1  Friday
Final Examinations May 4-7  Monday - Thursday
Registration for New Summer 2015 Graduate Students May 4-19  Monday - Tuesday 
Residence Hall check-out deadline for students not enrolling summer term 2:00 p.m. May 8  Friday 
Commencement/Official Graduation Date May 9  Saturday 
Residence Hall Close (Check-out deadline of 12:00 noon for residents not assigned
for Summer)
May 10  Sunday 
Final grade web entry due by 10:00 a.m. May 11  Monday 
Summer Transition (Spring residents assigned for Summer move to summer room
assignment)
May 12  Tuesday 
     

SUMMER SEMESTER 2015
     
Financial Aid bookstore charges begin May 19 Tuesday
International Student Orientation May 19  Tuesday 
Residence Hall check-in 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. May 20  Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration First-Time Freshmen May 20  Wednesday 
Orientation/Advising/Registration Transfer Students May 21 Thursday 
Open Registration for Summer 2015 May 22-25  Friday - Monday 
Memorial Day Holiday for faculty, staff and administration May 25  Monday
Classes for Full/First Term begin May 26  Tuesday 
100% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals for Full/First
Terms (including housing)
May 26  Tuesday 
Late Registration and Drop/Add Summer 2014 (ends at 5:59 p.m. on May 28th) May 26-28  Tuesday - Thursday 
Last Day to add a course Summer 2015 (5:59 p.m.)
Last Day to change to audit Summer 2015 (5:59 p.m.)
May 28   Thursday
Financial Aid bookstore charges end May 28  Thursday 
All tuition, fees, housing and meal plan balances are due in full ($50 late payment fee
assessed May 30th)
May 28  Thursday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals for First Term May 29  Friday 
Last day for Fall Semester 2015 degree applications May 29  Friday 
Refunding financial aid credit balances to students begins (refunds) June 1 Monday 
No refunds after this date for First Term classes June 2  Tuesday 
50% refund period begins on dropped courses and complete withdrawals for Full Term
(including housing)
June 2  Tuesday 
All registration schedules released if payment deadline not met. June 2  Tuesday 
Reinstatement Period June 3-5  Wednesday - Friday
No refunds after this date for Full Term classes June 8  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 9  Tuesday 
Theses/dissertations first submission deadline to Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. June 22  Monday
Classes End for First Term Classes June 22  Monday 
Exam day for First Term classes June 22  Monday
Second Term classes begin June 23  Tuesday 
Final web grade entry (First Term classes) due by 10:00 a.m. June 25  Thursday 
50% refund period begins on withdrawals for Second Term Courses June 26  Friday 
Fall Semester 2015 advising for continuing and readmitted students June 30-July 7  Tuesday - Tuesday 
No refunds after this date for Second Term courses June 30 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.)
June 30  Tuesday
Fourth of July Holiday for students, faculty, staff, and administration July 3  Friday
Last day for faculty reports on graduate and undergraduate incomplete grades July 6 Monday 
Last day to drop a Second Term course (4:59 p.m.) July 7  Tuesday 
Theses/dissertations due in Office of Graduate Dean by 5:00 p.m. July 10  Friday 
Last Day for Full Term/Second Term Classes July 20  Monday 
Final Examinations for Full Term/Second Term classes July 21-24  Tuesday - Friday 
Official Graduation Date
July 25 Saturday
Residence Hall check-out deadline for students not enrolling for Fall Semester
12:00 noon
July 25  Saturday
Final web grade entry (Full Term and Second Term classes) due by 10:00 a.m. July 28  Tuesday