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 Long Session 2013-2014

July 19Friday: Last day during the summer session for new summer session students and continuing and readmitted students to register for the fall semester.
July 23Tuesday: Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student's record.
August 14Wednesday: Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by July 19. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
August 16Friday: Orientation for new international students.
August 20Tuesday: Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate transfer students.
August 21Wednesday: Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.

Fall Semester 2013

August 23Friday: Registration for the fall semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, August 27; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 3. University residence halls open at 9:00 am. University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
August 26Monday: Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 14. Registration for the fall semester for continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, August 27; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 3.
August 27Tuesday: Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all students. Deadline for graduate students to be registered in absentia for the fall semester. Tuition bills for undergraduate students who registered after Friday, July 19 are due by 5:00 pm.
August 28Wednesday: Classes begin.
September 2Monday: Labor Day holiday.
September 3Tuesday: Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean. Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean. Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for graduate and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
September 13Friday: Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm. Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class. Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
September 27Friday: Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 1Tuesday: Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for spring study abroad programs.
October 14Monday: Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
October 16Wednesday: Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
October 23Wednesday: Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis. Last day to apply for a law degree. Last day a law student may register in absentia.
October 24-25, 28-30Thursday-Friday, Monday-Wednesday: Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 25Friday: Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 28-November 8Daily: Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
November 1Friday: Application deadline for Maymester programs.
November 5Tuesday: Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean's approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons. Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis. Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree. Last day an undergraduate student may register in absentia.
November 12Tuesday: Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student's record.
November 28-30Thursday-Saturday: Thanksgiving holidays.
December 4, 9Wednesday, Monday: Monday law classes will meet; Wednesday law classes will not meet.
December 6Friday: Last class day. Last day to submit master' report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. Last day a graduate student or a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
December 7Saturday: Reading day in the School of Law.
December 7-8Saturday-Sunday: Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
December 9-10, 15Monday-Tuesday, Sunday: No-class days.
December 9-14, 16-20Monday-Saturday, Monday-Friday: Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 11-14, 16-17Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Tuesday: Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
December 18Wednesday: University residence halls close at 9:00 am.
December 20Friday: Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 21Saturday: Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

Spring Semester 2014

January 3Friday: Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the spring semester by Friday, November 8. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
January 6Monday: Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students. Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition.
January 7Tuesday: Registration for the spring semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 10; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 16.
January 8Wednesday: Registration for the spring semester for continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 10; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 16. Orientation for new international students.
January 9-10Thursday-Friday: Add/drop for the spring semester for students who registered and paid their tuition by Friday, January 3. Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 10; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Thursday, January 16.
January 10Friday: Tuition bills due by 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who have registered but not paid. University residence halls open at 9:00 am. University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
January 13Monday: Classes begin.
January 16Thursday: Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean. Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean. Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for graduate and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
January 20Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
January 29Wednesday: Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm. Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class. Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
February 14Friday: Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
March 1Saturday: Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for summer and fall study abroad programs. Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.
March 10-15Monday-Saturday: Spring break.
March 20Thursday: Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
March 21Friday: Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
March 24Monday: Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis. Last day to apply for a law degree. Last day a law student may register in absentia.
March 31Monday: Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean's approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons. Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis. Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree. Last day an undergraduate student may register in absentia.
April 9-11, 14, 15Wednesday-Friday, Monday-Friday: Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
April 12Saturday: 66th Annual Honor's Day Program begins at 2:00 pm in the Frank Erwin Center.
April 14-25Daily: Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
April 28Monday: Last class day in the School of Law. Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
April 29Tuesday: Reading day in the School of Law. Tuition bills for the summer session distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student's record.
April 30-May 3, 5-10, 12, 13Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Saturday, Monday-Tuesday: Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 2Friday: Last class day except in the School of Law. Last day to submit master' report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
May 5, 6, 11Monday-Tuesday, Sunday: No-class days.
May 7-10, 12, 13Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Tuesday: Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
May 14Wednesday: University residence halls close at 9:00 am (except for graduating students).
May 15Thursday: Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
May 16, 17Friday-Saturday: Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
May 16Friday: Commissioning of ROTC graduates
May 17Saturday: Commencement (official graduation date).
May 18Sunday: University residence halls close at 9:00 am for graduating students.

Summer Session 2014

May 26Monday: Memorial Day holiday.
May 27-29Tuesday-Thursday: Add/drop for the summer session for students who have registered and paid their tuition.
May 31Saturday: Summer residence halls open at 9:00 am. University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
June 3Tuesday: Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.
June 3-4Tuesday-Wednesday: Registration for the summer session; students who register on these dates will register for all classes to be taken during the summer session. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Wednesday, June 4; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 6.
June 4Wednesday: Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduates.
June 5Thursday: Classes begin for first-term, nine-week, and whole-session classes.
June 6Friday: Last day of the official add/drop period for first-term, nine-week, and whole-session classes; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean.(See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for graduate and law students.
June 10Tuesday: Fourth class day for first-term, nine-week, and whole-session classes; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day an undergraduate student may add a first-term, nine-week, or whole-session class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm. Last day to drop a first-term, nine-week, or whole-session class for a possible refund. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Last day a graduate student may add a first-term, nine-week, or whole-session class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
June 11Wednesday: Registration for the fall semester begins for new summer session students who have paid their tuition for summer, and for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered for fall.
June 25Wednesday: Last day a student may change registration in a first-term, nine-week, or whole-session class to or from the pass/fail or credit/no credit basis.
July 1Tuesday: Last class day for first-term two-hour law classes. Last day to drop a first-term two-hour law class, with required approvals.
July 2Wednesday: Reading day for first-term two-hour law classes.
July 3Thursday: Final examinations for first-term two-hour law classes.
July 4Friday: Independence Day holiday.
July 9Wednesday: Last class day for first-term three-hour law classes. Last day to drop a first-term three-hour law class, with required approvals.
July 10Thursday: Last class day for first-term three-hour law classes. Last class day for first-term classes. Last day to drop a first-term class. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Reading day for first-term three-hour law classes.
July 11Friday: Registration for students enrolling for the second term only. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 11; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 15.
July 11-12Friday-Saturday: Final examinations for first-term classes, including first-term three-hour law classes. Nine-week and whole-session classes do not meet.
July 12Saturday: First session housing must check out of University residence halls by 2:00 pm.
July 13Sunday: Second session housing may check in to University residence halls starting at 9:00 am.
July 14Monday: Classes begin for second-term classes.
July 15Tuesday: Last day of the official add/drop period for the second term; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for graduate and law students.
July 17Thursday: Fourth class day for second-term classes; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Last day an undergraduate student may add a second-term class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm. Last day to drop a second-term class for a possible refund. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.) Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a second-term class. Last day a law student may add a second-term class. Last day a law student may drop a second-term class without the approval of the dean.
July 18Friday: Last day to apply for an undergraduate or a law degree. Last day an undergraduate student or a law student may register in absentia. Last day during the summer session for new summer session students and continuing and readmitted students to register for the fall semester.
July 22Tuesday: Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student's record.
July 29Tuesday: Last class day for nine-week classes. Last day to drop a nine-week class. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.)
July 30Wednesday: Reading day for nine-week law classes.
July 30-31Wednesday-Thursday: Final examinations for nine-week classes except in the School of Law.
July 31-August 1Thursday-Friday: Final examinations for nine-week law classes.
August 1Friday: Last day a student may change registration in a second-term class to or from the pass/fail or credit/no credit basis. Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
August 3Sunday: Nine-week session housing must check out of University residence halls by 9:00 am.
August 8Friday: Last class day for second-term two-hour law classes.
August 9Saturday: Reading day for second-term two-hour law classes.
August 11-12Monday-Tuesday: Final examinations for second-term two-hour law classes.
August 13Wednesday: Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by Friday, July 18. The payment deadline for graduate and law students is the fourth class day of the fall semester.
August 15Friday: Last class day for second-term and whole-session classes, including three- and four-hour law classes. Last day to submit master' report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. Last day to drop a second-term or whole-session class. (See Academic Policies and Procedures for details.)
August 16Saturday: Final examinations for second-term and whole-term classes, except in the School of Law. Reading day in the School of Law.
August 18Monday: Final examinations for second-term and whole-session classes. Final examinations for second-term and whole-session law classes. Official graduation date (no public exercises).
August 19Tuesday: Summer residence halls close at 9:00 am.

 


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