Academic Calendar 2010-11

Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates Sept. 1 – Dec. 13
Labor Day – All classes canceled Sept. 4 – 6
Course changes-drop/add Sept. 1 – Sept. 14
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Sept. 15 – Oct. 26
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Sept. 15 – Oct. 26
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 21
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 12
Mid-semester Oct. 20
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Oct. 27 – Nov. 30
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Oct. 27 – Nov. 30
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 26
Priority registration for Spring and Summer 2011 Nov. 8 – 19
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 24 – 28
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Dec. 1 – 21
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Dec. 1 – 21
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 14 
Final Examinations Dec. 14 (4 p.m.) – Dec. 21 (4 p.m.)

Spring Semester Date
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 17
Spring semester class dates Jan. 18 – May 2
Course changes-drop/add * Jan. 18 – 31
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Feb. 1 – Mar. 21
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Feb. 1 – Mar. 21
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline  Feb. 7
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 28
Mid-semester Mar. 8
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 12 – 20
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 21
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Mar. 22 – Apr. 18
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Mar. 22 – Apr. 18
Honors Convocation Mar. 26 Apr. 3 (this year only due to construction)
Priority registration for Summer and Fall 2011 Apr. 4 – 15
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 19 – May 10
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 19 – May 10
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 29
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) – no classes or final examinations May 3
Final Examinations May 3 (4 p.m.) –
May 10 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 19
Undergraduate Commencement

May 20

Summer Sessions 2011

Session Date
Undergraduate Session I (no class May 28 – May 30) May 23 – Jun. 29
Undergraduate Science I (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 31 – Jun. 30
Undergraduate Session II Jul. 5 – Aug. 11
Undergraduate Science II (BI, CH, ID, PH) Jul. 5 – Aug. 3
Graduate Session I (no class May 28 – May 30) May 23 – Jun. 29
Graduate Session II (no class July 3 – July 4) Jul. 5 – Aug. 11
Graduate Session III  Aug. 1 – 19

* 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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