2009-10 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates Sept. 2 – Dec. 14 
Labor Day – All classes canceled Sept. 5 – 7
Course changes-drop/add * Sept. 2 – 15
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Sept. 16 – Oct. 27
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Sept. 16 – Oct. 27
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 22
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 13
Mid-semester Oct. 21
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Oct. 28 – Nov. 24
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Oct. 28 – Nov. 24
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 27
Priority registration for Spring and Summer 2010 Nov. 9 – 20
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 25 – 29
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Dec. 2 – 22
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Dec. 2 – 22
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 15 
Final Examinations Dec. 15 (4 p.m.) – Dec. 22 (4 p.m.)

Spring Semester Date
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 18
Spring semester class dates Jan. 19 – May 3
Course changes-drop/add * Jan. 19 – Feb. 1
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Feb. 2 – Mar. 22
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Feb. 2 – Mar. 22
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline  Feb. 8
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Mar. 1
Mid-semester Mar. 9
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 13 – 21
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 22
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Mar. 23 – Apr. 19
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Mar. 23 – Apr. 19
Honors Convocation Mar. 27
Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2010 Apr. 5 – 16
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 20 – May 11
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 20 – May 11
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 30
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations May 4
Final Examinations May 4 (4 p.m.) – May 11 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 20
Undergraduate Commencement

May 21

Summer Sessions 2010

Session Date
Undergraduate Session I (no class May 29 – May 31) May 24 – Jun. 30
Undergraduate Science I (BI, CH, ID, PH) Jun. 1 – Jul. 1
Undergraduate Session II Jul. 6 – Aug. 12
Undergraduate Science II (BI, CH, ID, PH) Jul. 6 – Aug. 4
Graduate Session I (no class May 29 – May 31) May 24 – Jun. 30
Graduate Session II (no class July 3 – July 5) Jul. 6 – Aug. 4
Graduate Session III  Aug. 2 – 20

* New courses may not be added after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

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