Academic Calendar

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Academic Calendar

Spring Semester 2015

November 17, 2014

Grad/Post-Bacc/Senior/Special Groups* Priority Registration Begins

November 19, 2014

Grad/Post-Bacc/Senior/Special Groups* Priority Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

November 20, 2014

Junior Priority Registration Begins

November 23, 2014

Junior Priority Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

November 24, 2014

Sophomore Priority Registration Begins

November 30, 2014

Sophomore Priority Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

December 1, 2014

Freshmen Priority Registration Begins

December 5, 2014

Freshmen Priority Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

December 8, 2014

Early Registration Begins

January 2, 2015

Early Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

January 3, 2015

Term 1 Regular Registration Begins
Second 5 Weeks Session Regular Registration Begins

January 5, 2015

First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Begins
Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Begins
First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Begins
Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Begins
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Begins
Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Begins

January 9, 2015

Senior Citizen Registration Day

January 11, 2015

Term 1 Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.
First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.
First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

January 12, 2015

Term 1 Late Registration Begins
First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Begins
First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Begins
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Begins
Senior Citizen Registration Day
Term 1 Classes Begin
First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Classes Begin
First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Classes Begin
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Classes Begin

January 13, 2015

First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Day

January 14, 2015

First 8 Weeks Session Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.
Senior Citizen Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

January 15, 2015

First 10 Weeks Session Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

January 16, 2015

Term 1 Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

January 17, 2015

Term 1 Saturday Classes Begin
First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin
First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin

January 19, 2015

University Closed (Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday)

January 30, 2015

First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

February 11, 2015

First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

February 13, 2015

First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

February 16, 2015

First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams

February 18, 2015

First 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

February 19, 2015

First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

February 20, 2015

Second 10 Weeks Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.
Second 5 Weeks Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

February 23, 2015

Second 10 Weeks Session Late Registration Begins
Second 5 Weeks Session Late Registration Begins
Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Classes Begin
Second 5 Weeks Session Classes Begin

February 24, 2015

Second 5 Weeks Session Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

February 26, 2015

Second 10 Weeks Session Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

February 27, 2015

Midterm Grade Entry Open

February 28, 2015

Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin
Second 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin

March 6, 2015

Graduation Application Due
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

March 9, 2015

First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams

March 10, 2015

Term 1 Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

March 11, 2015

GradFest (DSC Lower Level)
First 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

March 12, 2015

GradFest (DSC Lower Level)
Second 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

March 13, 2015

Second 8 Weeks Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

March 16, 2015

Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Begins
Last Day to Remove “I” Received in Fall Term 1 2014
Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin

March 19, 2015

Second 8 Weeks Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

March 20, 2015

First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

March 21, 2015

Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin

March 23, 2015

Spring Break

March 24, 2015

Spring Break

March 26, 2015

Spring Break

March 27, 2015

Spring Break
Campus Closed

March 28, 2015

Spring Break

March 29, 2015

Spring Break

March 30, 2015

First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams

April 1, 2015

First 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

April 2, 2015

Second 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

April 3, 2015

Second 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
Second 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams

April 7, 2015

Second 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

April 8, 2015

Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

April 10, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Regular Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

April 13, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Begins
Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Classes Begin

April 14, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Late Registration Ends, 4:00 p.m.

April 18, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Saturday Classes Begin

April 21, 2015

Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

April 30, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Drop an Individual Class

May 4, 2015

Term 1 Last Day of Class
Term 1 Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

May 5, 2015

Term 1 Consultation Day

May 6, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams

May 7, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams
Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

May 8, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams
Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams

May 9, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams

May 10, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams

May 11, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams

May 12, 2015

Term 1 Final Exams
Second 10 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

May 14, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.
Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes, 5:00 p.m.

May 15, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams
Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Last Day of Class
Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Final Exams
Term 1 Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

May 19, 2015

Third 5 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
Second 8 Weeks Accelerated Session Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)


  • *Special Groups include Benefits Eligible Military/Veteran Students, Donaghey Scholars, Athletes, and Science Scholars
  • For information regarding the payment dates and refund dates for the semester, please visit the Bursar’s Office website.
  • Please visit the Office of Admission’s website for Undergraduate Admission Application Deadline Dates.

Fall Semesters 2014

Start and End Dates

    Term 1: (Regular Session) Aug. 18 – Dec. 8

    Term 2: (Accelerated Session) Aug. 18 – Oct. 8

    Term 3: (Accelerated Session) Oct. 20 – Dec. 17


Fall 2014 General Dates
    Undergrad Admission: (Application Deadline) Aug. 8, by 4 p.m.

    University Closed: (Labor Day Holiday) Sep. 1

    Graduation Application Due: Oct. 3, by 5 p.m.

    Midterm Grade Entry Open: Oct. 3

    GradFest: (DSC Lower Level-11 am – 6 pm) TBD

    Fall Break: Oct. 13 – Oct. 14

    Graduation Info Session: TBD

    No Classes: Nov. 26

    University Closed: (Thanksgiving Break) Nov. 27-30

    Commencement: Dec. 20 (9:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.)


Summer 2014 Incomplete Deadlines
    Last Day to Remove “I” Received
      In Summer Term 1 2014: Nov. 5
      In Summer Term 2 2014: Sep. 28
      In Summer Term 3 2014: Nov. 5
      In Summer Term 4 2014: Nov. 10

Important Dates
Term 1 Regular Session

(Aug. 18 – Dec. 8)

    Classes Begin: Aug. 18

    Saturday Classes Begin: Aug. 23

    Last Day to Drop an Individual Class: Oct. 16, by 5 p.m.

    Last Day of Class: Dec. 8

    Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes: Dec. 8, by 5 p.m.

    Consultation Day: Dec. 9

    Final Exams: Dec. 9 – Dec. 16

    Grades Due: Dec. 19, by 12 noon

Term 2 Accelerated Session

(Aug. 18 – Oct. 8)

    Classes Begin: Aug. 18

    Saturday Classes Begin: Aug. 23

    Last Day to Drop an Individual Class: Sep. 16, by 5 p.m.

    Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes: Oct. 7, by 5 p.m.

    Last Day of Class: Oct. 8

    Final Exams: Oct. 8

    Grades Due: Oct. 10, by 12 noon

Term 3 Accelerated Session

(Oct. 20 – Dec. 17)

    Classes Begin: Oct. 20

    Saturday Classes Begin: Oct. 25

    Last Day to Drop an Individual Class: Nov. 18, by 5 p.m.

    Last Day to Withdraw From All Classes: Dec. 16, by 5 p.m.

    Last Day of Class: Dec. 17

    Final Exams: Dec. 17

    Grades Due: Dec. 19, by 12 noon

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Summer Semesters 2015

Classes Begin
    Summer 1, May 26
    Summer 2, May 26
    Summer 3, Jun. 8
    Summer 4, Jul. 6
Summer Holidays (No Classes-University Closed)
    Holiday – Memorial Day, May 25
    Holiday – Independence Day, Jul. 3 & 4
Last day to remove an “I” received Spring 2014

Aug. 13

Last day to drop an individual class:
    Summer 1 , Jul. 1, by 5 p.m.
    Summer 2 , Jun. 12, by 5 p.m.
    Summer 3, Jul. 7, by 5 p.m.
    Summer 4 , Jul. 23, by 5 p.m.
Last day to withdraw from the Summer term:
    Summer 1, Aug. 3, by 5 p.m.
    Summer 2, Jun. 26, by 5 p.m.
    Summer 3, Aug. 3, by 5 p.m.
    Summer 4, Aug. 6, by 5 p.m.
Last Day of Classes

(Note: Summer Finals are held on the last day of class)

    Summer 1, Aug. 4
    Summer 2, Jun. 29
    Summer 3, Aug. 4
    Summer 4, Aug. 7
Grades due by 12 noon:
    Summer 1, Aug. 6
    Summer 2, Jul. 1
    Summer 3, Aug. 6
    Summer 4, Aug. 11

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