Academic Calendar

Fall 2012

August 1

Deadline to apply for December 2012 graduation

August 27

Classes begin

September 7

Deadline for independent study and internship contracts to be submitted to the Academic Dean's Office; Final day to add/drop courses

September 3

Labor Day – classes held

October 5

Fall recess begins after last class

October 6

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

October 14

Residence halls open at noon

October 15

Classes resume

October 19

Deadline to complete spring 2012 Incomplete grades

October 22

Second-half semester courses begin

November 2

Last day for course withdrawals, and last day to add and drop second-half semester courses

November 12

Registration for spring 2013 begins

November 16

Thanksgiving break begins after last class

November 17

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

November 25

Residence halls open at noon

November 26

Classes resume

December 14

Last day of classes

December 17-21

Final exams

December 21

Last day of semester

December 22

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Spring 2013

January 21

Classes begin

February 1

Deadline for independent study and internship contracts to be submitted to the Academic Dean's Office. Final day to add and drop courses

February 1

Deadline to apply for May 2013 graduation

February 22

Winter recess begins after last class

February 23

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

March 3

Residence halls open at noon

March 4

Classes resume

March 15

Deadline to complete fall 2012 Incomplete grades

March 18

Second-half semester courses begin

March 29

Last day for course withdrawals and last day to add and drop second-half semester courses

April 1

Registration for summer and fall 2013 begins

April 5

Spring break begins after last class

April 6

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

April 14

Residence halls open at noon

April 15

Classes resume

May 10

Last day of classes

May 13-17

Final exams

May 17

Last day of semester

May 18

Residence Halls close at 10 a.m.

May 18

Commencement