Long Session 2013–2014

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

Fall Semester 2013

August 23
Friday 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 26
Monday 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 27
Tuesday 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 28
Wednesday Classes begin.
September 2
Monday Labor Day holiday.
September 3
Tuesday 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 General Information, chapter 4, 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 13
Friday 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 General Information, chapter 4, 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 27
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 1
Tuesday Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for spring study abroad programs. 
October 14
Monday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
October 16
Wednesday Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.
October 23
Wednesday 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, 28-30
Thursday–Friday, Monday–Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 25
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 28–November 8
Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
November 1
Friday Application deadline for Maymester programs.
November 5
Tuesday 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 12
Tuesday Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
November 28–30
Thursday–Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.
December 4
Wednesday Monday law classes will meet in lieu of Wednesday law classes. 
December 6
Friday Last class day.
Last day to submit master’s 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 7
Saturday Reading day in the School of Law.
December 7–8
Saturday–Sunday Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
December 9-10, 15
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
December 9-14, 16–20
Monday–Saturday, Monday–Friday Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 11-14, 16–17
Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
December 18
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 am.
December 20
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 21
Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

Spring Semester 2014

January 3
Friday 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 6
Monday Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition.
January 7
Tuesday 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 8
Wednesday 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 9-10
Thursday–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 10
Friday 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 13
Monday Classes begin.
January 16
Thursday 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 General Information, chapter 4, 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 20
Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
January 29
Wednesday 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 General Information, chapter 4, 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 14
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
March 1
Saturday Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for fall study abroad programs.
Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.
March 10–15
Monday–Saturday Spring break.
March 20
Thursday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
March 21
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
March 24
Monday 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 31
Monday 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, 14–18
Wednesday–Friday, Monday–Friday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
April 12
Saturday 66th Annual Honor's Day Program begins at 2:00 pm in the Frank Erwin Center.
April 14–25
Daily Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
April 28
Monday 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 29
Tuesday 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, 12–13
Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 2
Friday Last class day except in the School of Law.
Last day to submit master’s 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, 11
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
May 7–10, 12–13
Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
May 14
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 am (except for graduating students).
May 15
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
May 16–17
Friday–Saturday Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
May 16
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
May 17
Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).
May 18
Sunday University residence halls close at 9:00 am for graduating students.