Fall 2015 Dates and Deadlines

Where appropriate, dates are given for each part of term--FULL, 1ST, 2ND, and RODP.

Note:

  • First-Time Freshmen: Your initial advising and registration will take place during your New Student Orientation (NSO) session. Please visit the NSO site to register for a session.
  • Degree-seeking students must be advised before registering, Undergraduate students should visit Academic Advising for advising information.

Check your Registration Status before registering.

1st Day to Register:

  • Degree Seeking Graduate & Post Bacc.  -   April 6, 2015 (8:00am)
    + Honors Students
    + Veterans

  • Seniors  -  April 7, 2015

  • Juniors  -  April 8, 2015

  • Sophomores  -  April 9, 2015

  • Continuing Freshmen  -  April 13, 2015

  • First-Time Freshmen  -  NSO. See note above.

  • Non-Degree Seeking  -  April 15, 2015

Last Day of Regular Registration:

  • FULL  -  August 21, 2015
  • 1ST  -  August 21, 2015
  • 2ND  -  October 13, 2015
  • RODP  -  August 21, 2015

Late Registration - $100 Late Registration Fee:

  • FULL  -  August 22-27, 2015 
  • 1ST  -  August 22-25, 2015 
  • 2ND  -  October 14-15, 2015 
  • RODP  -  August 22-27, 2015 

Last Day to Add or Change Sections:

  • FULL  -   August 27, 2015 
  • 1ST  -   August 25, 2015 
  • 2ND  -    October 15, 2015 
  • RODP  -   August 27, 2015 

SPRING 2016 Regular Registration Begins: November 9, 2015, 8:00am

Fee Payment / Financial Aid

For Enrollment Fee Payment and Financial Aid Disbursement schedules, visit the Bursar's website.

Drop / Withdraw Deadlines

Drop Period - No grade(s) assigned; course(s) will not appear on your transcript:

  • FULL  -  August 24 - September 6, 2015
  • 1ST  -  August 24 - September 6, 2015
  • 2ND  -  October 14-27, 2015
  • RODP  -  August 24 - September 6, 2015

Withdrawal Period - "W" grade(s) assigned; course(s) will appear on your transcript:

  • FULL  -  September 7 - October 16, 2015
  • 1ST  -  September 7-16, 2015
  • 2ND  -  October 28 - November 7, 2015
  • RODP  -  September 7 - October 16, 2015

Class Meetings, Breaks, & Final Exams

Term/Part of Term Lengths:

  • FULL  -  August 24 - December 10, 2015
  • 1ST  -  August 24 - October 9, 2015
  • 2ND  -  October 14 - December 2, 2015
  • RODP  -  August 24 - December 10, 2015

Classes Begin:

  • FULL  -  August 24, 2015
  • 1ST  -  August 24, 2015
  • 2ND  -  October 14, 2015
  • RODP  -  August 24, 2015

Labor Day (All University Offices CLOSED): September 7, 2015

Fall Break (Saturday - Tuesday):

  • FULL  -  October 10-13, 2015
  • 1ST  -  n/a
  • 2ND  -  n/a
  • RODP  -  October 10-13, 2015

Daylight Saving Time Ends (Fall Back): November 1, 2015

Thanksgiving Break (Wednesday - Sunday):

  • FULL  -  November 25-29, 2015
  • 1ST  -  n/a
  • 2ND  -   November 25-29, 2015
  • RODP  -   November 25-29, 2015

Classes End:

  • FULL  -  December 2, 2015
  • 1ST  -  October 9, 2015
  • 2ND  -  December 2, 2015
  • RODP  -  December 2, 2015

Study Day - (Full Term - Classes do not meet): December 3, 2015

Final Exams:

  • FULL  -   View Schedule.
  • 1ST  -  October 9, 2015 OR last class meeting
  • 2ND  -  December 2, 2015 OR last class meeting
  • RODP  -  Refer to your course syllabus.

Graduation / Commencement

Undergraduate Deadline for Filing for a Degree

Commencement Ceremony

Grades & Attendance

Faculty Report Initial Class Attendance:

  • FULL  -  September 8, 2015
  • 1ST  -  September 8, 2015
  • 2ND  -  October 28, 2015
  • RODP  -  n/a

Remove SUMMER 2015 UNDERGRADUATE "I" Grades: September 22, 2015

Remove SUMMER 2015 GRADUATE "I" Grades: November 6, 2015

Faculty Deadline for Web Grade Entry:

  • FULL  -  December 14, 2015
  • 1ST  -  October 12, 2015
  • 2ND  -  December 14, 2015
  • RODP  -  n/a

Final, Official Grades Available (Thursday following the term's last exam):

  • FULL  -  December 17, 2015
  • 1ST  -  October 15, 2015
  • 2ND  -  December 17, 2015
  • RODP  -  December 17, 2015

Dorms

Residence Hall Check-in: August 21-22, 2015

Residence Hall Check-out: December 11, 2015