Academic Dates & Deadlines By Term/Semester

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Academic events and deadlines for the current academic year (which always begins in the Fall) can be found here, with the exception of Class Schedule Production Calendars.

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Date Activity/Deadline
April 25, 2014

Deadline to apply for Fall 2014 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the May 19-29 initial registration period

May 2, 2014

Course offerings for Fall 2014 available

May 19, 2014 to May 29, 2014

Initial registration for Fall 2014

June 27, 2014 to August 4, 2014

Fall registration is closed to continuing students; DuckWeb registration system reopens on August 5

August 5, 2014

Fall 2014 registration re-opens at 8:00am

September 22, 2014 to September 25, 2014

Fall 2014 registration is closed to continuing students; DuckWeb registration system reopens September 26 at 8am.

September 22, 2014 to September 28, 2014

Week of Welcome; orientation activities

September 25, 2014

Financial aid disbursement begins

September 26, 2014

Fall 2014 registration re-opens at 8:00am. Undergraduates may enroll for more than 18 credits and GR students may enroll for more than 16 credits.

September 27, 2014

Community Education Program (CEP) registration opens

September 28, 2014

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

September 29, 2014

Fall 2014 classes begin

October 1, 2014

Fall 2014 tuition due (assessed tuition, plus current and past-due balance)

October 5, 2014

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

October 5, 2014

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

October 6, 2014

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.

October 8, 2014

Last day to add a class/process initial registration

October 8, 2014

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

October 8, 2014

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

October 10, 2014

Last day to apply for Fall 2014 graduate degrees (apply on the web)

October 12, 2014

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

October 19, 2014

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

October 26, 2014

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

October 26, 2014

Last day to apply for Fall 2014 undergraduate degrees in DuckWeb

October 31, 2014

Deadline to apply for Winter 2015 undergraduate re-enrollment in order to register during the November 17-26 initial registration period

October 31, 2014

Course offerings for Winter 2015 available

November 5, 2014

Last day to submit doctoral Final Oral Defense application to the Graduate School (see Oral Defense Procedures)

November 16, 2014

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

November 16, 2014

Last day to change grade options (Graded or P/N)

November 16, 2014

Last day to change variable credits

November 17, 2014 to November 26, 2014

Initial registration for Winter 2015

November 21, 2014

Last day to submit Statement of Completion of Requirements for Master's Degree to the Graduate School

November 26, 2014 to December 8, 2014

Online Course Evaluations for Fall 2014 open on DuckWeb (see schedule)

November 26, 2014

Last day to hold Final Oral Defense of doctoral dissertations (see Oral Defense Procedures)

November 27, 2014 to November 28, 2014

Thanksgiving holiday; classes are not in session

December 5, 2014

Last day of classes

December 7, 2014

Last day to process a complete withdrawal from all courses

December 8, 2014

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)

December 8, 2014 to December 12, 2014

Final Examinations (see schedule)

December 8, 2014

Last day to upload completed and approved Doctoral/Masters dissertations and theses and submit signed forms to the Graduate School

December 8, 2014

Last day to submit Certificate of Completion of Doctoral Degree for Fall 2014 to the Graduate School

December 13, 2014

Graduation

December 16, 2014

Deadline for instructors to submit Fall 2014 grades (Tuesday, noon)

January 5, 2015

Winter 2015 classes begin

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