Academic Calendar 2010-2011

First Semester

August 28 Saturday 8 a.m. Residence halls open for new students
  29 Sunday noon Residence halls open for students
  30 Monday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Advising Day
  30 Monday 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. New Student Activities
  30 Monday 4:30 p.m. Opening Convocation
  30 Monday 6 p.m. Evening classes begin
  31 Tuesday 8 a.m. Day classes begin
  31
Tuesday 8 a.m. Add/drop period begins
  31
Tuesday 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. New Student Activities
 September 2
Thursday 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. New Student Activities

7 Tuesday 4:30 p.m. Add/drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"
October 8 Friday 5 p.m. Fall Break begins
  13 Wednesday 8 a .m. Classes resume
  15 Friday–Sunday noon Homecoming/Family Weekend 
  20 Wednesday  noon Mid-term grades due
 November 5
Friday


Spring 2011 registration begins
  5 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day to change fall registration or withdraw from a course

12 Friday 4:30 p.m.
Spring 2011 registration ends
  24
Wednesday noon Thanksgiving vacation begins
  29 Monday 8 a.m. Classes resume
 December 10
Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first-semester freshmen to withdraw from a course

10
Friday 5 p.m. Day classes end
  11
Saturday
Reading day
  12
Sunday   Reading day
  13–18
Monday–Saturday   Final examinations
  16
Thursday  9 p.m.
Evening classes end
  18
Saturday 5 p.m. Semester ends
  22
Wednesday
noon Final grades due

Second Semester

January 17 Monday noon Residence halls open for students
  17 Monday   Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday–No Classes
  18 Tuesday 8 a.m. Add/drop period begins
  18 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes begin
  18 Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Evening classes begin
  25 Tuesday 4:30 p.m. Add/drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"
February 15 Tuesday 11 a.m. Founders Day
 March 4 Friday 5 p.m. Spring vacation begins

14
Monday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  23 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due
 April 1 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day to change registration or withdraw from a course
  8 Friday 4:30 p.m. Grauation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December 2012
  8
Friday a.m.
Fall 2011 registration begins

18 Monday 4:30 p.m.
Fall 2011 registration ends
  21
Thursday

5 p.m

Easter Break begins
  25
Monday  6 p.m.
Classes resume
 May 4
Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first semester-freshmen to withdraw from a course

4
Wednesday 5 p.m. Day classes end
  5 Thursday
Reading day
  6–7 Friday–Saturday   Final examinations
  8
Sunday   Reading day
  9–12 Monday–Thursday   Final examinations
  12 Thursday 9 p.m.
Evening classes end; semester ends
  13 Friday noon Senior grades due
  14 Saturday 9 a.m. Baccalaureate Service
  14 Saturday 11 a.m. 142nd Commencement
   20  Friday  noon  Final grades due


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