Academic Calendar

Fall 2011

Aug. 1

Deadline to apply for December 2011 graduation

Aug. 22

Classes begin

Sept. 2

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

Sept. 5

Labor Day – classes held

Sept. 7

Mandatory student teacher application meeting for Spring 2012 student teachers

Sept. 30

Fall recess begins after last class

Oct. 1

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Oct. 9

Residence halls open at noon

Oct. 10

Classes resume

Oct. 13

Deadline for meeting all student teaching requirements, prerequisites, and submitting completed applications for spring 2012 student teaching

Oct. 15

Deadline to complete spring 2011 Incomplete grades

Oct. 17

Second-half semester courses begin

Oct. 28

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

Nov. 7

Registration for spring 2012 begins

Nov. 18

Thanksgiving break begins after last class

Nov. 19

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Nov. 27

Residence halls open at noon

Nov. 28

Classes resume

Dec. 9

Last day of classes

Dec. 12-16

Final exams

Dec. 16

Last day of semester

Dec. 17

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Spring 2012

Jan. 16

Classes begin

Jan. 27

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

Feb. 1

Deadline to apply for May 2012 graduation

Early Feb., Date TBA

Mandatory student teaching application meeting for fall 2012 student teaching

Feb. 17

Winter recess begins after last class

Feb. 18

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

Feb. 26

Residence halls open at noon

Feb. 27

Classes resume

March 9

Deadline to complete fall 2011 Incomplete grades

March 12

Second-half semester courses begin

March 15

Deadline for meeting all student teaching requirements, prerequisites, and submitting completed applications for fall 2012 student teaching

March 23

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

March 26

Registration for summer and fall 2012 begins

March 30

Spring break begins after last class

March 31

Residence halls close at 10 a.m.

April 8

Residence halls open at noon

April 9

Classes resume

May 4

Last day of classes

May 7-11

Final exams

May 11

Last day of semester

May 12

Commencement