2013 - 2014 Academic Calendar

Approved by the Faculty April 2013
Approved by the Board of Trustees May 2013

Fall 2013

First Semester

August 23 Friday Freshmen and Transfers report 
26 Monday All other students report
27 Tuesday Classes begin
September 3 Tuesday Last day of Add Period
9 Monday Last day of Drop Period (without record)
10 Tuesday Convocation Day (no classes or athletics)
October 21 Monday No classes*
22 Tuesday No classes*
23 Wednesday Deficiency reports due in Registrar's Office
29 Tuesday Rhetoric Proficiency Examination
November 1 Friday Last day of Drop Period with "W"
6 Wednesday Beginning of registration for spring semester
15 Friday Close of registration for spring courses
26 Tuesday Thanksgiving Break begins after classes
December 2 Monday Classes resume
10 Tuesday Last day of classes
11 Wednesday Study day**
12 Thursday Study day
13 Friday First day of final examinations
15 Sunday Study day
18 Wednesday Last day of final examinations 

Spring 2013

Second Semester

January 12 Sunday New and transfer students report
14 Tuesday All students report
15 Wednesday Classes begin 
22 Wednesday Last day of Add Period
28 Tuesday Last day of Drop Period without record
March 7 Friday Spring break begins after classes
17 Monday Classes resume
19 Wednesday Deficiency reports due in Registrar's Office
25 Tuesday Rhetoric Proficiency Examination
28 Friday Last day of Drop Period with a "W"
April 2 Wednesday Beginning of registration for fall semester
9 Wednesday Close of registration for fall courses
29 Tuesday Last day of classes
30 Wednesday Study day**
May 1 Thursday Study day
2 Friday First day of final examinations
4 Sunday Study day
7 Wednesday Last day of final examinations
11 Sunday Graduation

*   For students who wish to remain on campus on October 21 through 22, residence halls will remain open and meals will be provided.
**  Rhetoric 100, 101, and 102 final examinations will be scheduled on the first study day each semester.