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2010-11 Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students affected.

Fall 2010

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 16 - Monday, September 6

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 20

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Friday, August 20 - Saturday, August 21

  • Arrival Day - Returning Students 1,3

    Saturday, August 21 - Sunday, August 22

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, August 22

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, August 23

  • Drop Period 2

    Monday, August 23 - Thursday, September 2

  • Add Period 2

    Monday, August 23 - Friday, September 3 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Friday, September 3

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Saturday, September 4

  • Labor Day - No Classes

    Monday, September 6

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, September 27 - Sunday, October 17

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, November 12

  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, November 22 - Sunday, November 28

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, December 10

  • Classes End

    Friday, December 10

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, December 11 - Sunday, December 12

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, December 13 - Friday, December 17

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 18

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

Spring 2011

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Sunday, January 2 - Monday, January 24

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 7

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Saturday, January 8

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, January 9

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, January 10

  • Drop Period 2

    Monday, January 10 - Wednesday, January 19

  • Add Period 2

    Monday, January 10 - Thursday, January 20 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Martin Luther King Day - No Classes

    Monday, January 17

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, January 20

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, January 21

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, February 14 - Sunday, March 6

  • Spring Break - No Classes

    Sunday, March 6 - Saturday, March 12

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, April 8

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, April 29

  • Classes End

    Friday, April 29

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, April 30 - Sunday, May 1

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 6

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 13 - Sunday, May 15

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

Summer 2011

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 15

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 15

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 16 - Friday, June 17

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 16

  • Drop Period 2

    Monday, May 16 - Thursday, May 19

  • Add Period 2

    Monday, May 16 - Friday, May 20 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Friday, May 20

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Saturday, May 21

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 30

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, June 15

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, June 24

  • Classes End

    Friday, June 24

  • Study Days

    Saturday, June 25 - Sunday, June 26

  • Final Exams

    Monday, June 27

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 13

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, June 26

  • Registration - Deadline

    Tuesday, June 28

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 16 - Friday, June 17

  • Classes Begin

    Wednesday, June 29

  • Drop Period 2

    Wednesday, June 29 - Tuesday, July 5

  • Independence Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, July 4

  • Add Period 2

    Wednesday, June 29 - Wednesday, July 6 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Wednesday, July 6

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Thursday, July 7

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, August 2

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Wednesday, August 10

  • Classes End

    Wednesday, August 10

  • Study Days

    Thursday, August 11

  • Final Exams

    Friday, August 12

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 13

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.