Students

Academic Calendar

 

Calendar information is also available on the Registrar's website. For Summer Term dates and deadlines, see the School of Continuing Education website.


Fall Term 2013

AUGUST

1 Thursday. Deadline for M.A. students to apply or reapply for degrees or certificates to be awarded in October.
27–29 Tuesday–Thursday. Registration for the Fall 2013 semester. Students who register after these dates must pay a late fee.
26 Monday. Orientation for entering students in an Arts and Sciences program.

SEPTEMBER

2 Monday. Labor Day. University holiday.
3 Tuesday. Classes begin for the fall semester.
3–6, 9–13 Tuesday–Friday, Monday–Friday. Late registration and change of program.
13 Friday. Last day to make registration changes (add/drop courses) for the fall term. Courses officially dropped by this date do not incur tuition charges.
30

Monday.

OCTOBER

8 Tuesday. Last day to drop individual courses. Courses dropped by this deadline are charged at full tuition but do not appear on a student's transcript.
11 Friday. Last day for the department or program to submit the M.Phil. application (.pdf) for October degree conferral.
16 Wednesday. October degrees conferred.

NOVEMBER

1 Friday. Deadline for M.A. students to apply or reapply for degrees or certificates to be awarded in February.
4 Monday. Academic holiday. University offices are open, but classes are not in session.
5 Tuesday. Election Day. University holiday.
14 Thursday.
Note: Decisions to take a particular course Pass/Fail or for R credit are not reversible after this date.
28-12/1 Thursday–Sunday. Thanksgiving holidays. University holidays 11/28 and 11/29.

DECEMBER

1 Sunday*.
9 Monday. Last day of fall-term classes.
10-12 Tuesday-Thursday. Study days.
13–20 Friday–Friday. Final examinations.
20 Friday. Fall term ends.
21-1/20 Saturday, through Monday, January 20, 2013. Winter holidays.

Spring Term 2014

JANUARY

6-10 Monday–Friday. Advance registration.
13–17 Monday–Friday. Registration for the Spring 2014 term. Students who register after these dates must pay a late fee.
20 Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed. University holiday.
21 Tuesday. Classes begin for the spring semester.
21-24, 27-31 Tuesday–Friday, Monday–Friday. Late registration and change of program.
31 Friday. Last day to make registration changes (add/drop courses) for the spring term. Courses officially dropped by this date do not incur tuition charges.

FEBRUARY

1 Saturday*. Last day to enroll in, or request a waiver of, the Student Medical Insurance Plan.
7 Friday. Last day for the department or program to submit the M.Phil. application for February degree conferral.
12 Wednesday. February degrees conferred.
25 Tuesday. Last day to drop individual courses. Courses dropped by this deadline are charged at full tuition but do not appear on a student's transcript.

MARCH

17-21 Monday–Friday. Spring break.
27 Thursday.
Note: Decisions to take a particular course Pass/Fail or for R credit are not reversible after this date.

APRIL

14-18 Monday-Friday. Registration for the Fall 2014 term.
25 Friday. Last day to complete a dissertation deposit for the May conferral and have your name appear in the Convocation Booklet.

 

MAY

1 Thursday. Deadline for students with Incompletes from the Spring 2013 semester to submit outstanding work.
2 Friday. Last day for the department or program to submit the M.Phil. application (.pdf) for May degree conferral.
5 Monday. Last day of spring-term classes.
6-8 Tuesday–Thursday. Study days.
9 Friday. Last day to complete a dissertation deposit for the May conferral and have your name appear in the addendum to the Convocation Booklet.
9-16 Friday–Friday. Final examinations.
16 Friday.
  • Spring term ends.
  • Last day to complete a dissertation deposit for the May conferral. Due to printing deadlines, students whose deposits are completed after the May 9 deadline will not be listed in the Convocation Booklet or in the addendum.
21 Wednesday. University Commencement.
26 Monday. Memorial Day. University holiday.

Summer Term 2014

Online registration for the Summer Term is available March 3 - June 2 and July 2-11, 2014, excluding weekends and holidays. For additional dates and deadlines, see the School of Continuing Education website.

* Deadlines that fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or University holiday will be moved to the next business day.