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Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 
    
Graduate Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



Main Campus Graduate Calendar

Early Fall Session (14/M31) August 25 - October 16, 2014

Mon. July 28 Registration begins for returning and new graduate students
Mon. Aug. 25 Graduate classes begin
Fri. Aug. 29 Last day to add classes
Mon. Sep. 01 Labor Day Holiday: classes do not meet, offices closed; library closed Aug. 31 - Sept. 2
Tues. Sep. 02 Last day to drop a course without academic record and financial liability
Fri. Oct. 03 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Thurs. Oct. 16 Classes end
Mon. Oct. 20 Grades entered by 12:00 noon

Late Fall Session (14/M32) October 27 - December 20, 2014

Mon. Sep. 29 Registration begins for returning and new graduate students
Mon. Oct. 27 Graduate classes begin
Fri. Oct. 31 Last day to add classes
Mon. Nov. 03 Last day to drop a course without academic record and financial liability
Mon.-Fri. Nov. 24 - 28 Thanksgiving break: graduate & day classes do not meet; evening classes meet Nov. 25 - 26; offices & library open Nov. 25 - 27 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, closed Nov. 28 - 30; library open Dec. 1 2:00 - 10:00 pm
Mon. Dec. 01 Classes resume
Fri. Dec. 05 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W; Holiday Lighting Ceremony/Reception
Thurs. Dec. 18 Classes end
Sat. Dec. 20 COMMENCEMENT DAY
Mon. Dec. 22 Grades entered by 12:00 noon
Thurs.-Fri. Dec. 25 - 26 Offices and library closed
Thurs.-Fri. Jan. 01 - 02 Offices and library closed

Winter Session (14/M33) January 12 - March 7, 2015

Mon. Dec. 15 Registration begins for returning and new graduate students
Mon. Jan. 12 Graduate classes begin
Fri. Jan. 16 Last day to add classes
Mon. Jan. 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday observance: classes do not meet; offices and library closed
Tues. Jan. 20 Last day to drop a course without academic record and financial liability
Fri. Feb. 20 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Thurs. Mar. 05 Classes end
Mon. Mar. 09 Grades entered by 12:00 noon

Spring Session (14/M34) March 9 - May 7, 2015

Mon. Feb. 09 Registration begins for returning and new graduate students
Mon. Mar. 09 Graduate classes begin
Fri. Mar. 13 Last day to add classes
Mon. Mar. 16 Last day to drop a course without academic record and financial liability
Mon. - Fri. Mar. 23 - 27 Spring Break: graduate and day classes do not meet; evening classes are in session
Fri. Apr. 24 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Thurs. May 07 Classes end
Sat. May 09 COMMENCEMENT DAY, 12:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Mon. May 11 Grades entered by 12:00 noon

Summer Session (14/M35) June 01 - July 25, 2015

Mon. May 04 Registration begins for returning and new graduate students
Mon. May 05 Memorial Day Holiday: offices and library closed
Mon. Jun. 01 Graduate classes begin
Mon. - Fri. June 01 - July 24 Library open: M - Th 8:00 am - 10:00 pm; Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm; Sa 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Su 2:00 - 10:00 pm
Fri. Jun. 05 Last day to add classes
Mon. Jun. 08 Last day to drop a course without academic record and financial liability
Fri. July 03 Independence Day Holiday; no classes; offices and library closed
Fri. July 10 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Thurs. July 23 Classes end
Mon. July 27 Grades entered by 12:00 noon

Online Education Graduate Calendar

Early Fall Session (14/51) August 18 - October 11, 2014

Mon. July 07 Registration begins for graduate students, seniors, military members and new students
Wed. July 09 Registration begins for returning juniors
Thurs. July 10 Registration begins for returning sophomores
Fri. July 11 Registration begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Aug. 15 Last day to register/add graduate classes
Mon. Aug. 18 Classes begin
Fri. Aug. 22 Last day to add undergraduate classes
Mon. Aug. 25 Last day to drop classes without academic record and financial liability
Mon. Sep. 01 Labor Day Holiday: Offices closed
Mon. Sep. 22 Registration for October session begins for graduate students, seniors, military members & new students
Wed. Sep. 24 Registration for October session begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Sep. 25 Registration for October session begins for returning sophomores
Fri. Sep. 26 Registration for October session begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Sep. 26 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Sat. Oct. 11 Classes end

Late Fall Session (14/52) October 27 - December 20, 2014

Mon. Sep. 22 Registration begins graduate students, seniors, military members and new students
Wed. Sep. 24 Registration begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Sep. 25 Registration begins for returning sophomores
Fri. Sep. 26 Registration begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Oct. 24 Last day to register/add graduate classes
Mon. Oct. 27 Classes begin
Wed. Oct. 29 Last day to add undergraduate classes
Mon. Nov. 03 Last day to drop classes without academic record and financial liability
Mon. Dec. 01 Registration for January session begins for graduate students, seniors, military members & new students
Wed. Dec. 03 Registration for January session begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Dec. 04 Registration for January session begins for returning sophomores
Fri. Dec. 05 Registration for January session begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Dec. 05 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Thurs. - Fri. Nov. 27 - 28 Thanksgiving Break: offices closed
Sat. Dec. 20 Classes end

Winter Session (14/53) January 12 - March 7, 2015

Mon. Dec. 01 Registration begins for graduate students, seniors, military members and new students
Wed. Dec. 03 Registration begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Dec. 04 Registration begins for returning sophomores
Fri. Dec. 05 Registration begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Jan. 09 Last day to register/add graduate classes
Mon. Jan. 12 Classes begin
Wed. Jan. 14 Last day to add undergraduate classes
Mon. Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday observance: offices closed
Tues. Jan. 20 Last day to drop classes without academic record and financial liability
Mon. Feb. 16 Registration for March session begins for graduate students, seniors, military members & new students
Wed. Feb. 18 Registration for March session begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Feb. 19 Registration for March session begins for returning sophomores
Fri. Feb. 20 Registration for March session begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Feb. 20 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Sat. Mar. 07 Classes end

Spring Session (14/54) March 23 - May 16, 2015

Mon. Feb. 16 Registration begins graduate students, seniors, military members and new students
Wed. Feb. 18 Registration begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Feb. 19 Registration begins for returning sophomores
Fri. Feb. 20 Registration begins for returning freshmen
Fri. Mar. 20 Last day to register/add graduate classes
Mon. Mar. 23 Classes begin
Wed. Mar. 25 Last day to add undergraduate classes
Mon. Mar. 30 Last day to drop classes without academic record and financial liability
Mon. Apr. 27 Registration for summer session begins for graduate students, seniors, military members & new students
Wed. Apr. 29 Registration for summer session begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Apr. 30 Registration for summer session begins for returning sophomores
Fri. May 01 Registration for summer session begins for returning freshmen
Fri. May 01 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W
Sat. May 16 Classes end

Summer Session (14/55) June 1 - July 25, 2015

Mon. Apr. 27 Registration begins graduate students, seniors, military members and new students
Wed. Apr. 29 Registration begins for returning juniors
Thurs. Apr. 30 Registration begins for returning sophomores
Fri. May 01 Registration begins for returning freshmen
Mon. May 25 Memorial Day Holiday: offices closed
Fri. May 29 Last day to register/add graduate classes
Mon. Jun. 01 Classes begin
Wed. Jun. 03 Last day to add undergraduate classes
Mon. Jun. 08 Last day to drop classes without academic record and financial liability
Fri. July 03 Independence Day Holiday: offices closed
Mon. July 06 Registration for August session begins for graduate students, seniors, military members & new students
Wed. July 08 Registration for August session begins for returning juniors
Thurs. July 09 Registration for August session begins for returning sophomores
Fri. July 10 Registration for August session begins for returning freshmen
Fri. July 10 Last day to withdraw from classes with grade of W (ends close of business)
Sat. July 25 Classes end

Nationwide and Online Campus Graduate Classes

August 15, 2014 Last day to register for graduate classes
August 18, 2014 August (Early Fall) session begins
August 25, 2014 Last day to drop without academic/financial liability
September 1, 2014 Labor Day Holiday; offices closed, classes not in session
September 22, 2014 Registration begins for October (Late Fall) session
September 26, 2014 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
October 11, 2014 August (Early Fall) session ends

October 24, 2014 Last day to register for graduate classes
October 27, 2014 October (Late Fall) session begins
November 3, 2014 Last day to drop without academic/financial liability
November 27-28, 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday; offices closed, classes not in session
December 1, 2014 Registration begins for January (Winter) session
December 5, 2014 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
December 20, 2014 October (Late Fall) session ends
December 25-26, 2014 Christmas Holiday; offices closed, classes not in session
January 1-2, 2015 New Year’s Holiday; offices closed, classes not in session

January 9, 2015 Last day to register for graduate classes
January 12, 2015 January (Winter) session begins
January 19, 2015 Martin L. King, Jr’s Birthday; offices closed, classes not in session
January 20, 2015 Last day to drop without academic/financial liability
February 16, 2015 Registration begins for March (Spring) session
February 20, 2015 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
March 7, 2015 January (Winter) session ends

March 20, 2015 Last day to register for graduate classes
March 23, 2015 March (Spring) session begins
March 30, 2015 Last day to drop without academic/financial liability
April 27, 2015 Registration begins for June (Summer) session
May 1, 2015 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
May 16, 2015 March (Spring) session ends

May 25, 2015 Memorial Day Holiday; offices closed, classes not in session
May 29, 2015 Last day to register for graduate classes
June 1, 2015 June (Summer) session begins
June 8, 2015 Last day to drop without academic/financial liability
July 3, 2015 Fourth of July Holiday; offices closed, classes not in session (TBD)
July 6, 2015 Registration begins for August (Early Fall) session
July 10, 2015 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
July 25, 2015 June (Summer) session ends