Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

Academic events and deadlines for the current academic year (which always begins in the Fall) can be found here. To download PDFs for current and prior terms and semesters, see Archived Schedules.

See also: Five Year Academic Calendar (2014-2019)

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See also: Academic Dates & Deadlines PDF Archive

Date Activity/Deadline
February 6, 2015

Course offerings for Spring 2015 available

February 13, 2015

Deadline to apply for Spring 2015 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the February 23—March 4 initial registration period

February 23, 2015 to March 4, 2015
Initial registration for Spring 2015 (see Enrollment & Study Load Limits)
March 6, 2015 Course offerings for Summer 2015 available (see Registration Priority Schedule)
March 16, 2015 Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and graduate students may enroll for more than 16 credits (see Enrollment & Study Load Limits)
March 16, 2015 Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens. (See Community Education Program.)
March 21, 2015 to March 29, 2015

Spring break

March 26, 2015 Financial aid refunds first become available (see see Financial Aid & Scholarships)
March 29, 2015

Last day to process a complete drop and receive a 100% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

March 30, 2015

Spring 2015 classes begin

April 1, 2015

Spring 2015 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

April 5, 2015

Last day to reduce credits and receive a 100% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 5, 2015

Last day to process a complete drop and receive a 90% tuition refund (no "W" recorded)

April 6, 2015

Last day to process a complete drop or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund (no "W" recorded). After this date, 'W's' are recorded for partial and complete withdrawals.

April 8, 2015

Financial Aid Census date - Financial Aid is finalized based on registered number of credits

April 8, 2015

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

April 8, 2015

Last day to change from audit to credit or credit to audit

April 10, 2015 Last day to apply for Spring 2015 graduate degrees (apply on the web)
April 12, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 75% tuition refund (mark of "W" is recorded)

April 19, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 50% tuition refund (mark of "W" is recorded)

April 26, 2015

Last day to process a complete withdrawal or reduce credits and receive a 25% tuition refund (mark of "W" is recorded)

April 26, 2015 Last day to apply for Spring 2015 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb (see: Graduation Application Information )
May 1, 2015

Course offerings for Fall 2015 available

May 1, 2015 Deadline to apply for Fall 2015 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the May 18-28 initial registration period
May 4, 2015 to May 8, 2015
Initial registration for Summer 2015 (includes CEP students) See: Registering for Classes.
May 8, 2015 Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School (see Oral Defense Procedures)
May 17, 2015

Last day to drop a class (mark of "W" recorded)

May 17, 2015 Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/N)
May 17, 2015 Last day to change variable credits
May 18, 2015 to May 28, 2015
Initial registration for Fall 2015
May 25, 2015

Memorial Day holiday; no classes are held

May 29, 2015 Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations
May 29, 2015 to June 8, 2015
Online Course Evaluations for Spring 2015 open on Duckweb (see schedule)
June 5, 2015

Last day of classes

June 7, 2015 Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses
June 8, 2015 Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree to the Graduate School (see Doctoral Policies and Procedures)
June 8, 2015 to June 12, 2015
Final Examinations (see schedule)
June 8, 2015 Last day to upload completed and approved Doctoral/Master's dissertations and theses and submit signed forms to the Graduate School (see Thesis and Dissertation Overview)
June 15, 2015

Spring 2015 Commencement

June 16, 2015

Deadline for instructors to submit Spring 2015 grades (Tuesday, noon)

June 22, 2015

Summer 2015 classes begin

June 23, 2015 Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School (see: Master's Degree Deadlines)
July 30, 2015 Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School (see Oral Defense Procedures)

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See also: Academic Dates & Deadlines PDF Archive