Student Calendar

Fall 2013

August 21 Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. First-year residence halls open
August 21-25 Wednesday-Sunday Orientation
August 21 Wednesday First-year meal plans begin (included in Orientation)
August 24 Saturday at 8:00 a.m. Upperclass residence halls open
August 24 Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Upperclass check-in/key pick-up
August 24 Saturday at breakfast Upperclass student meal plans begin
August 25
Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Upperclass check-in/key pick-up
August 26
Monday Classes begin
September 6
Friday Last day to add classes or drop without grades or to change the grading option
September 27-29 Friday-Sunday Alumni Homecoming
October 7-22 Monday-Tuesday Mid-semester reports due
October 12-15 Saturday-Tuesday Reading Days
October 25 Friday Fall Honors Day
October 25-27 Friday-Sunday Family Weekend
November 8
Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
November 14
Thursday Fall Convocation
November 26 Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Thanksgiving recess begins
November 26 Tuesday, 5:00-5:30 p.m. Dinner for all students
November 27

Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

ALL residence halls close for Thanksgiving Break
December 1
Sunday at NOON ALL residence halls open
December 2
Monday at 8:00 a.m. Thanksgiving recess ends
December 6
Friday Last day of classes
December 7
Saturday Reading Day
December 8-10 Sunday p.m.-Tuesday Final examinations
December 11 Wednesday Reading Day
December 12-14 Thursday-Saturday Final examinations
December 14 Saturday Dinner for all students
December 15
Sunday at 10:00 a.m. ALL residence halls close for Winter Break
December 16
Monday
All grades due

 

Spring 2014

January 18
Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
All residence halls open for the semester
January 18 Saturday (9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.)
Check-in key pick-up (CUB 250)
January 19
Sunday (9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.) Check-in key pick-up (CUB 250)
January 19
Saturday (breakfast)
Meal plans begin for all students
January 20
Monday Classes begin
January 31
Friday Last day to add classes or drop without grades or to change the grading option
March 5-25 Wednesday-Tuesday Mid-semester reports due

March 7

Friday at 5:00 p.m. Spring recess begins
March 7
Friday, 5:00-5:30 p.m. Dinner for all students
March 8
Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Residence halls close for Spring Break
March 16
Sunday at NOON Residence halls open
March 17
Monday at 8:00 a.m. Spring recess ends
April 4
Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W"
April 12
Saturday Get Acquainted Day
May 2
Friday Last day of classes
May 3
Saturday Reading Day/Celebration Day
May 4-6 Sunday p.m. - Tuesday Final examinations
May 7
Wednesday Reading Day
May 8-10
Thursday-Saturday Final examinations
May 10
Saturday, 5:00-5:30 p.m. Dinner for all students
May 11
Sunday at 10:00 a.m. All residence halls close for the semester
May 11
Sunday at 4:00 p.m. Senior week housing begins
May 12 Monday at 4:00 p.m. Summer housing begins
May 12 Monday
All Grades due
May 17
Saturday Spring Honors Day
May 17-18
Saturday-Sunday Baccalaureate and Commencement Weekend
May 19
Monday at 10:00 a.m. Senior housing week ends
May 29 -June 1
Thursday-Sunday Alumni College and Reunion Weekend


Major Religious and Civic Holidays 2013-2014:

September 2
Labor Day (National)
Sundown, Sept. 4 - Sundown, Sept. 6
Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)
Sundown, Sept. 13 - Sundown, Sept. 14
Yom Kippur (Jewish)
Sundown, Sept. 18 - Sundown, Sept. 25
Sukkot (Jewish)
October 14
Columbus Day (National)
Sundown, Oct. 14 - Sundown, Oct. 15
Eid al-Adha (Islam)
November 1 All Saints' Day (Christian)
November 3 - November 7
Diwali (Jain, Hindu, Sikh)
November 11 Veterans Day (National)
Sundown, Nov. 27 - Sundown, Dec. 5
Hanukkah (Jewish)
November 28 Thanksgiving (National)
December 25 Christmas (Christian)
January 1 New Year's Day (National)
January 20
Martin Luther King Day
January 31 (Year of the Horse) Chinese New Year (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist)
February 17 President's Day (National)
March 5
Ash Wednesday - Lent begins (Christian)
Sundown, March 15 - Sundown, March 16
Purim (Jewish)
Sundown, April 14 - Sundown, April 22
Pesach [Passover] (Jewish)
April 18
Good [Holy] Friday (Christian)
April 20
Easter (Christian)
May 26 Memorial Day (National)
Sundown, June 28 - Sundown, June 29 Ramadan begins (Islam)
July 4 Fourth of July (National)
Sundown, July 28 - Sundown, July 29
Eid Al Fitr (Islam)