Academic Calendar 2014-2015

2014–2015 Academic Calendar - Printable Version

First Semester

August 21 Thursday 8:00 a.m. Residence halls open for new students
  21
Thursday 1:30 p.m.
Opening Convocation
  23 Saturday 8:00 a.m.
Residence halls open for returning students
  25 Monday 8:00 a.m. Classes begin
  25 Monday 8:00 a.m. Add/drop period begins
  29 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"
September 1
Monday   Labor Day; classes are in session
October 3
Friday 5:00 p.m. Fall Break begins

8
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.
Classes resume 

10–12 Friday–Sunday
Homecoming/Family Weekend

15 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due
  31 Friday a.m. Spring 2015 registration begins
  31 Friday 4:30 p.m.
Last day to change fall registration or withdraw from a course
 November 7 Friday
p.m. Spring 2015 registration ends
  26
Wednesday

noon

Thanksgiving vacation begins
 December 1 Monday 8:00 a.m.
Classes resume

5 Friday 4:30 p.m.
Last day for first-semester freshmen to withdraw from a course
  5
Friday 5:00 p.m. Classes end
  6 Saturday
Reading day
  7
Sunday . Reading day

8–13
Monday–Saturday
Final examinations
  13
Saturday
5:00 p.m.
Semester ends; residence halls close
  17
Wednesday
noon Final grades due

 

Second Semester

January 11 Sunday noon Residence halls open for students
  12 Monday 8:00 a.m. Classes begin
  12 Monday 8:00 a.m. Add/drop period begins
  16 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"
  19
Monday   Martin Luther King Jr. Day; classes are in session
February 27 Friday 5:00 p.m. Spring vacation begins
March 9
Monday 8:00 a.m. Classes resume
  18 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due

27
Friday
4:30 p.m.
Last day to change registration or withdraw from a course
April 2 Thursday 5 p.m. Easter break begins

7 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  10
Friday a.m. Fall 2015 registration begins
  17
Thursday

p.m.

Fall 2015 registration ends
  22
Wednesday
8:00 a.m.               Graduation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December, 2016

29
Wednesday 4:30 p.m. Last day for first-semester freshmen to withdraw from a course

29
Wednesday 5:00 p.m. Day classes end
  30 Thursday
Reading day; evening classes meet/end
 May 1–2 Friday–Saturday   Final examinations
  3
Sunday   Reading day
  4–7 Monday–Thursday   Final examinations
  7 Thursday 5:00 p.m. Semester Ends
  8 Friday noon Senior grades due
  8 Friday 6:30 p.m.
Baccalaureate Service
  9 Saturday 10:00 a.m.
146th Commencement

9 Saturday
Residence halls close
  15
 Friday noon Final grades due