Long Session 2014–2015

July 18
Friday Last day during the summer session for new summer session students and continuing and readmitted students to register for the fall semester.
July 22
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 13
Wednesday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by Friday, July 18. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
August 15
Friday Orientation for new international students.
August 19
Tuesday Orientation for new undergraduate transfer students.
August 20
Wednesday Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.

Fall Semester 2014

August 22
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 26; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 2.
University residence halls open at 9:00 am.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
August 25
Monday Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 13.
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 26; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, September 2.
August 26
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 18 are due by 5:00 pm.
August 27
Wednesday Classes begin.
September 1
Monday Labor Day holiday.
September 2
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 12
Friday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
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 26
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 1
Wednesday Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for spring and Maymester study abroad programs. 
October 13
Monday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
October 15
Wednesday Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.
October 22
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 23–24, 27-29
Thursday–Friday, Monday–Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 24
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 27–November 7
Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.
November 1
Saturday Application deadline for Maymester programs.
November 4
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 a law 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 11
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 27–29
Thursday–Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.
December 3
Wednesday Monday law classes will meet; Wednesday law classes will not meet.
December 5
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 6
Saturday Reading day in the School of Law.
December 6–7
Saturday–Sunday Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
December 8-9, 14
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
December 8-13, 15–19
Monday–Saturday, Monday–Friday Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 10-13, 15–16
Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
December 17
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 am.
December 19
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 20
Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

Spring Semester 2015

January 8
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the spring semester by Friday, November 7. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
Orientation for new international students.
January 12
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 13
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 16; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 23.
January 14
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 16; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 23.
January 15-16
Thursday–Friday Add/drop for the spring semester for students who registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 8.
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 16; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 23.
January 16
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 19
Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
January 20
Tuesday Classes begin.
January 23
Friday 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.
February 4
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 8
Sunday Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for summer study abroad programs.
February 20
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
March 1
Sunday Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for fall study abroad programs.
March 7
Saturday Intrasemester reports due in the deans' office
March 16-21
Monday–Saturday Spring break.
March 26
Thursday Last day to apply for a graduate degree
March 27
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
March 30
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.
April 6
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 a law 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 15-17, 20-24
Wednesday–Friday, Monday–Friday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
April 18
Saturday 67th Annual Honors Day Program.
April 20-May 1
Daily Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
May 4
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.
May 5
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.
May 6-9, 11-16, 18-19
Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 8
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 11-12, 17
Monday–Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
May 13-16, 18-19
Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
May 20
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 am (except for graduating students).
May 21
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 pm for undergraduate students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
May 22–23
Friday–Saturday Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
May 22
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
May 23
Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).
May 24
Sunday University residence halls close at 9:00 am for graduating students.