AS OF 01/30/14 (ALL DATES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

2014 Fall Semester

  • Friday, August 15 - Saturday, August 16 — Orientation
  • Thursday, August 21 — Fall semester classes begin. Last day to pay fall tuition without late fee. Last day to file Domicile Appeal for the Fall 2014 semester.
  • Friday, August 29 — Last day to add fall courses. Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund.
  • Monday, September 1 — Labor Day – University closed.
  • Friday, September 5 — Last day to drop fall courses without academic approval. Last day for 67% tuition refund (33% tuition liability).
  • Friday, September 12 — Last day to drop a course (with academic approval) and receive a 33% tuition refund (67% tuition liability). After September 12, there is no tuition refund and 100% tuition liability.
  • Monday, October 6 — December graduation applications distributed. Due in Records Office by October 17.
  • Monday, October 13 — Fall Recess.
  • Tuesday, October 14 — Observe a MONDAY schedule.
  • Wednesday, November 26 - Sunday, November 30 — Thanksgiving recess
  • Wednesday, December 3 — Fall semester classes end.
  • Thursday, December 4 - Friday, December 5 — Reading Days
  • Saturday, December 6 - Saturday, December 20 — Examinations. (The last scheduled exam is Thursday, December 18. December 19 & 20 are reserved for make-up exams due to schedule conflicts and inclement weather.)
  • Monday, December 22 — Fall graduation. (Note: The 2015 Spring commencement ceremony includes all academic year 2014-15 graduates.)
  • December 24 - January 1 — University closed.

2015 Spring Semester

  • Monday, January 5 — Spring semester classes begin. Last day to pay spring tuition without late fee. Last day to file Domicile Appeal for the Spring 2015 semester.
  • Tuesday, January 13 — Last day to add spring courses. Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund
  • Monday, January 19 — Martin Luther King Birthday observed - University closed.
  • Tuesday, January 20 — Last day to drop spring courses without academic approval. Last day for 67% tuition refund (33% tuition liability).
  • Tuesday, January 27 — Last day to drop a course (with academic approval) and receive a 33% tuition refund (67% tuition liability). After January 27 there is no tuition refund and 100% tuition liability.
  • Monday, February 2 — May and July graduation applications distributed. Due in Records Office by February 13.
  • Monday, March 9 - Sunday, March 15 — Spring recess
  • Monday, April 20 — Spring semester classes end.
  • Tuesday, April 21 - Thursday, April 23 — Reading days.
  • Friday, April 24 - Wednesday, May 13 —  Examinations (The last exam is scheduled for May 11. May 12 & 13 are reserved for makeup exams due to schedule conflicts and inclement weather.)
  • Saturday, May 16 — School of Law commencement ceremony for December 2014, May 2015 and July 2015 graduates.

2015 Summer Term

  • Monday, May 18 — Summer term classes begin. Last day to pay summer tuition without late fee. Last day to file Domicile Appeal for the Summer 2015 semester.
  • Friday, May 22 — Last day to add or drop summer courses without academic approval. Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% tuition refund. After May 22, there is no tuition refund and 100% tuition liability.
  • Monday, May 25 — Memorial Day - University closed.
  • Friday, July 3 — Independence Day - University closed.
  • Monday, July 6 — Summer term classes end.
  • Thursday, July 9 - Friday, July 10 — Examinations
  • Monday, July 13 — Summer graduation. (Note: The spring 2015 commencement ceremony includes all academic year 2014-15 graduates.)