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2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2014

Calendar Legend
Administrative Dates/Deadlines No Classes Assessment Days
AUGUST 2014 
4 Monday Deadline to submit Housing Application forms to Housing and Residence Life; Deadline to submit required forms to Health Center
7 Thursday Faculty Report to Work
7-8 Thursday-Friday Faculty University Opening
7 Thursday Residence Halls Open/Check-in for New Students Only - 9:00 a.m.
9 Saturday New Students who completed New Student Orientation Summer Session I and II can move in
7-12 Thursday-Tuesday New Students' Orientation/Registration in Willie E. Gary Student Center
10 Sunday Residence Halls Open Returning Students - 9:00 a.m.
10 Sunday New Student Week Begins
11-12 Monday-Tuesday Fiscal Clearance of Returning Students
11-12 Monday-Tuesday Final Exams for students w/incomplete grades
12 Tuesday Deadline for 100% refund of tuition/fees
13 Wednesday Formal Classes Begin/Late Registration
19 Tuesday Last Day to Add or Drop a Course (without grade of "W")
19 Tuesday Deadline for Fall 2014 Prospective Graduates to submit Graduation Applications to Department Chairpersons - 5:00 p.m.
22 Friday Deadline for Department Chairpersons to submit applications for Fall 2014 Graduation to the Registrar's Office - 5:00 p.m.
26 Tuesday Degree Conferral date for Summer 2014 Graduates
SEPTEMBER 2014
1 Monday Holiday-Labor Day (University Closed)
2 Tuesday Classes Resume
4 Thursday NR Report due to Registrar at 12:00 p.m. (noon)
10 Wednesday All students must have a valid Student ID/Temp Student ID cards expire
11 Thursday Academic Majors Fair
Willie E. Gary Student Center Ballroom
18 Thursday Fall Convocation - 11:00 a.m.
19 Friday Constitution Day Observance
21-23 Sunday-Tuesday Bessie Boyd-Holman Lecture Series on Ethics & Values
22-26 Monday-Friday ETS Proficiency Profile (for completers of General Education curriculum)
26 Friday Deadline for the removal/conversion of incompletes/to change grades from Spring 2014
OCTOBER 2014 
6-8 Monday-Wednesday Mid-Semester Examinations
9 Thursday Mid-semester Progress Reports Due/Submitted via web by 4:00 p.m.
19-26 Sunday-Sunday
Homecoming Week
19 Sunday Homecoming Opening Worship
20 Monday Crowning of Royalty (for Homecoming 2014)
24 Friday Memorial Service/Founder's Day Convocation- 10:45 a.m.
24 Friday Last Day to WITHDRAW from the University and Receive a Partial Refund
25 Saturday Homecoming Game
26 Sunday Homecoming Closing Worship
27-28 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break for Students and Teaching Faculty
29 Wednesday Classes Resume
30 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw from a Course (Grade of "W")
28-November 5 Tuesday-Tuesday Academic Advisement for Spring 2015 semester
NOVEMBER 2014 
4-5 Tuesday-Wednesday Presidential Lecture Series
8 Saturday Online Registration for Spring 2015
13-19 Thursday-Wednesday SIRII Evaluations – A course evaluation survey that captures students' perceptions of their classroom learning experience
14 Friday Deadline for Spring 2014 Prospective Graduates to submit Graduation Applications to Department Chairpersons - 5:00 p.m.
18 Tuesday Deadline for Department Chairpersons to submit Applications for Spring 2014 Graduation to the Registrar's Office - 5:00 p.m.
26-30 Wednesday-Sunday Holiday-Thanksgiving (University Closed)
DECEMBER 2014  
1 Monday Classes Resume
1 Monday Deadline for receipt of Applications for Admission for Spring 2015
4 Thursday Formal Classes End (at end of day)
Last Day to Withdraw From the University (no refund)
5 Friday Reading Day
6-11 Saturday-Thursday Final Exam Week (Deadline to submit final grades via Web is two calendar days after the scheduled final examination)
11 Thursday Fall Semester Ends (after Examinations)
12 Friday Residence Halls Closed at 5:00 p.m.
15 Monday All Final Grades Due
16-19 Tuesday-Friday Departmental Assessment and Planning
19 Friday Faculty Clearance
19 Friday Mid-Year Break Starts (for Teaching Faculty)
24 Wednesday Holiday-Christmas Eve (University Closed)
25 Thursday Holiday-Christmas Day (University Closed)
26 Friday Holiday-Day After Christmas (University Closed)
31 Wednesday Holiday-New Year's Eve (University Closed)