2014 - 2015 Academic Calendar

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

Fall 2014

First Semester
August 23 Saturday Freshmen and Transfers report 
26 Tuesday All other students report
27 Wednesday Classes begin
September 3 Wednesday Last day of Add Period
9 Tuesday Last day of Drop Period without record
October 13 Monday No classes*
14 Tuesday No classes*
17 Friday Last day of Drop Period
21 Tuesday Rhetoric Proficiency Examination
22 Wednesday Deficiency reports due in Registrar's Office
31 Friday Last day of Drop Period with "W"
November  5 Wednesday Beginning of registration for the spring semester 
14 Friday Close of registration for spring courses 
25 Tuesday Thanksgiving break begins after classes
December 1 Monday Classes resume
9 Tuesday Last day of classes
10 Wednesday Study day**
11 Thursday  Study day
12 Friday First day of final examinations
14 Sunday Study day
17 Wednesday Last day of final examinations 

Spring 2015

Second Semester
January 11 Sunday New and transfer students report
13 Tuesday All students report
14 Wednesday Classes begin 
21 Wednesday Last day of Add Period
27 Tuesday Last day of Drop Period without record
March 6 Friday Spring break begins after classes
16 Monday Classes resume
18 Thursday Deficiency reports due in the Registrar's Office
24 Tuesday Rhetoric Proficiency Examination
27 Tuesday Last day of Drop Period with a "W" Close of registration for fall courses
April 1 Wednesday Beginning of registration for fall semester
8 Wednesday Close of registration for fall courses
28 Tuesday  Last day of classes
29 Wednesday Study day**
30 Thursday Study day
May 1 Friday First day of final examinations
3 Sunday Study day
6 Wednesday Last day of final examinations
10 Sunday Graduation

 

* For students who wish to remain on campus on October 13 through 14, residence halls will remain open and meals will be provided.
** Rhetoric 100, 101, and 102 editing examinations will be scheduled on the first study day each semester.