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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:
Summer/Fall 2014: March 17 - March 28, 2014
Fall 2014: July 1 - July 8, 2014
Spring 2015: September 25 - October 10, 2014

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Commencement

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

Spring 2014: Saturday, May 10, 2014
Fall 2014: Saturday, December 13, 2014

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Course Withdrawal and Refund Dates

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

Spring Semester 2014
   

Last day to cancel registration

January 15, 2014 (5:59 p.m.)
   
Late Registration and Drop/Add January 13 - 15, 2014
(Drop / Add ends at 5:59 p.m.)
   
100% Refund Period for dropped or withdrawn courses January 13 - 19, 2014
   
50% Refund Period for dropped or withdrawn courses January 20 - 26, 2014
   
Last day to drop courses or withdraw April 4, 2014 (4:59 p.m.)

Summer Term 2014
   
Last day to cancel registration May 29, 2014 (5:59 p.m.)
   
Late Registration and
Drop / Add
May 27 - May 29, 2014 (Drop / Add ends at 5:59 pm)
  First Term Second Term Full Term
       
100% refund period for dropped or withdrawn courses

May 27 - May 29

May 27 - June 26

May 27 - June 2

       
50% Refund Period for dropped or withdrawn courses May 30 - June 3
June 27 - July 1
June 3 - June 9
       
Last day to drop courses
or withdraw
June 10
(11:59 p.m.)
July 8
(4:59 p.m.)
July 1
(11:59 p.m.)

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.)

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Final Exam Schedule

Spring 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:

Spring Semester - Second 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.
Friday, May 2
8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, May 5
9:05 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 7
10:10 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday, May 5
11:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7
12:20 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday, May 5
1:25 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7
2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Monday, May 5
3:35 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7
4:40 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday, May 5
Tuesday & Thursday (includes any TR combination)
8:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 6
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Friday, May 2
11:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6
12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday, May 2
2:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6
3:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, May 2

Classes that do not appear in the above schedule may use 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
Evening Classes
Monday & Wednesday
6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7
7:30 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Monday, May 5
9:00 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Wednesday, May 7
Tuesday & Thursday
6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6
7:30 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Friday, May 2
9:00 p.m.
8:15 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6


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.

Weekend classes will have final exams Friday-Sunday, May 2 - 4, 2014, at the regular class meeting time.


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Grade Availability

Grade Availability Information will be posted closer to the end of the current term.


Graduation Application Deadlines

Summer 2013: Friday, February 8, 2013
Fall 2013: Friday, June 7, 2013
Spring 2014: Friday, September 6, 2013
Summer 2014
: Friday, February 7, 2014

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Readmission Deadline

Spring 2014 - Classes begin January 13, 2014

September 20, 2013 - Priority Readmission Deadline

January 7, 2014 - Readmissions received beginning this date will register during Drop/Add (if admitted) and will be charged a $50.00 late registration fee.

January 13, 2014 - Last date to reapply for Spring 2014 semester

Summer 2014 - Classes begin May 27th for Full and first terms; Classes begin June 24th for second term

March 7, 2014- Priority Readmission Deadline (including Fall 2013)

May 20, 2014 - Readmissions received beginning this date will register during Drop/Add (if admitted) and will be charged a $50.00 late registration fee.

May 27, 2013 - Last date to reapply for Summer 2014 semester.

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.

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Registration

Spring
2014
Continuing/Readmitted Student Registration - October 14, 2013 - January 7, 2014
New Student Registration (Orientation) - January 8 - 10, 2014
New Students should contact Admissions Office for their specific registration date.
Late Registration - January 13 - 15, 2014 (ends at 5:59 p.m.)
Drop/Add - January 13 - 15, 2014 (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 16, 2014 - April 4, 2014 (ends at 4:59 p.m.)
   
Summer
2014
Continuing/Readmitted Student Registration - April 7 - May 20
New Student Registration (Orientation) - May 21 - May 22
Late Registration - May 27 - May 29(ends at 5:59 p.m.)
Drop/Add - May 27 - May 29(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 27 - June 10 (ends at 11:59 p.m.)
Drop Period - Second Term: May 27 - July 8(ends at 4:59 p.m.)
Drop Period - Full Term: May 27 - July 1(ends at 11:59 p.m.)
   
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.)
   

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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

Summer 2014 - March 17, 2014
Fall 2014 - March 17, 2014
Spring 2015 - September 25, 2014

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Transcripts

Spring Semester 2014

Spring Semester 2014 grades will begin printing on transcripts Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

Due to high volume of end of term transcript requests, it is recommended that the Registrar's Office receives your request by Monday, April 28, 2014.

Grades Posted
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 (Noon)

Transcripts being held for grades will be mailed and pickups will be available
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Meisler Hall, Suite 1100)

Degrees posted
Monday , May 19, 2014 (5:00 p.m.)

Transcripts being held for degrees will be mailed and pickups available
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. (Meisler Hall, Suite 1100).

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