2011 - 2012 Academic Calendar

Fall 2011: 14-Week Programs | 7-Week Programs
Spring 2012: 14-Week Programs | 7-Week Programs
Graduate Summer 2012

Fall Semester 2011 (11/FA) 14-Week Programs

August

22 Monday Faculty retreat
    Graduate student orientation 5:30 p.m.
24 Wednesday Classes begin; tuition is due
 

September

02 Friday Last day to register late, add classes, or change to an audit
    Last day to drop classes without a grade of “W”
05 Monday Labor Day holiday (College is closed)
16 Friday Deadline to apply for December 2011 and May and August 2012 graduation
30 Friday Deadline for making up incomplete grades from Spring 2011
 

October

13-16 Thurs.-Sun. Fall break
24 Monday Registration for Spring 2012 begins
 

November

11 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes without a grade of “WF”
23-27 Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving holiday (College is closed)
 

December

06 Tuesday Academic Thursday--any classes that normally meet Thursdays meet this day
07 Wednesday Academic Friday--any classes that normally meet Fridays meet this day
Last day of classes
08 Thursday Study day
09-15 Fri.-Thurs. Finals week
19 Monday Final grades are due from the faculty at noon
21 Wednesday Final grades are available to students on the Web
23-02 Fri.-Mon. Winter break (College is closed)

Fall Semester 2011 (11/FA) 7-Week Programs

August

22 Monday Graduate student orientation 5:30 p.m.
24 Wednesday Block 1: Classes begin; tuition is due
 

September

05 Monday Labor Day holiday (College is closed)
16 Friday Deadline to apply for December 2011 and May and August 2012 graduation
30 Friday Deadline for making up incomplete grades from Spring 2011
 

October

11 Tuesday Block 1: Last day of classes (except Monday classes, which meet Oct. 24)
13-23 Thurs.-Sun. Semester break
24 Monday
Registration for Spring 2012 begins
25 Tuesday Block 2: Classes begin; tuition is due
 

November

23-27 Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving holiday (College is closed)
 

December

16 Friday Block 2: Last day of classes
19 Monday Final grades are due from the faculty at noon
21 Wednesday Final grades are available to students on the Web
23-02 Fri.-Mon. Winter break (College is closed)
     

Note: the last day to drop 7-week courses without a grade of "W" is anytime before the second session of the class. The last day to drop 7-week courses without a grade of "WF" is anytime before the fourth session of the class.

Spring Semester 2012 (12/SP) 14-Week Programs

January

Dec. 23 - Jan. 02 Winter Break (College is closed)
04 Wednesday Classes begin; tuition is due
13 Friday Last day to register late, add classes, or change to an audit
    Last day to drop classes without a grade of “W”
16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday (College is closed)
18 Wednesday Academic Monday--any classes that normally meet Mondays meet this day
 

February

10 Friday Deadline for making up incomplete grades from Fall 2011
13 Monday Registration for May/Summer 2012 begins
20 Monday Presidents’ Day holiday (College is closed)
27-29 Mon.-Wed. Semester break
 

March

01-03 Tues.-Sat. Semester break (College is closed Friday, March 2)
09 Friday Deadline to apply for December 2012 graduation
23 Friday Last day to withdraw from class without a grade of “WF”
26 Monday Registration for Fall 2012 begins
 

April

19 Thursday Last day of classes
    Academic Monday--any classes that normally meet Mondays meet this day
20 Friday Study day
23-27 Mon.-Fri. Finals Week
 

May

01 Tuesday Final grades are due from the faculty at noon
03 Thursday Final grades are available to students on the Web

Spring Semester 2012 (12/SP) 7-Week Programs

January

04 Wednesday Block 1: Classes begin; tuition is due
16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday (College is closed)
18 Wednesday Academic Monday--Block 1 Monday classes meet
 

February

10 Friday Deadline for making up incomplete grades from Fall 2011
13 Monday Registration for May/Summer 2012 begins
20 Monday Presidents’ Day holiday (College is closed)
27-29 Mon.-Wed. Semester break
 

March

01-03 Thurs.-Sat. Semester break (College is closed Friday, March 2)
05 Monday Block 2: Classes begin; tuition is due
26 Monday Registration for Fall 2012 begins
 

April

20 Thursday Block 2: Last day of classes
 

May

01 Tuesday Final grades are due from the faculty at noon
03 Thursday Final grades are available to students on the Web
     

Note: the last day to drop 7-week courses without a grade of "W" is anytime before the second session of the class. The last day to drop 7-week courses without a grade of "WF" is anytime before the fourth session of the class.

Graduate Summer Term 2012 (12/S1)

May

07 Monday Classes begin; tuition is due
14 Monday Last day to register late, add classes, or change to an audit
    Last day to drop classes without a grade of “W”
28 Monday Memorial Day holiday (College is closed)
 

June

02 Saturday Commencement 2012
08 Friday Last day to withdraw from 7-week classes without grade of "WF"
25 Monday Last day of classes for 7-week courses
 

July

03 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from 11-week classes without a grade
of "WF"
04 Wednesday Independence Day holiday (College is closed)
24 Tuesday Pioneer Day holiday (College is closed)
25 Wednesday Last day of classes for 11-week courses
30 Monday Final grades are due from the faculty at noon
 

August

01 Wednesday Final grades are available to students on the Web