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2012-13 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 2012

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 13 - Monday, September 10

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 24

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Friday, August 24 - Saturday, August 25

  • Arrival Day - Returning Students 1,3

    Saturday, August 25 - Sunday, August 26

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, August 26

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, August 27

  • Labor Day - No Classes

    Monday, September 3

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, September 5

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, September 6 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, September 6

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, September 7

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, September 24 - Monday, October 15

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, November 16

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Friday, November 16

  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes

    Sunday, November 18 - Saturday, November 24

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, December 14

  • Classes End

    Friday, December 14

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, December 15 - Sunday, December 16

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, December 17 - Friday, December 21

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 22

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 2013

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Wednesday, January 2 - Monday, January 21

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 4

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Saturday, January 5

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, January 6

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, January 7

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, January 16

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, January 17 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, January 17

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, January 18

  • Martin Luther King Day - No Classes

    Monday, January 21

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, February 11 - Sunday, March 3

  • Spring Break - No Classes

    Sunday, March 3 - Saturday, March 9

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, April 5

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Friday, April 5

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, April 26

  • Classes End

    Friday, April 26

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, April 27 - Sunday, April 28

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, April 29 - Friday, May 3

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 3 - Sunday, May 5

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 2013

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 5

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 5

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 6 - Friday, June 14

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 6

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, May 8

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, May 9 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, May 9

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, May 10

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 27

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, May 28

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Monday, June 3

  • Classes End

    Monday, June 3

  • Study Days

    Tuesday, June 4

  • Final Exams

    Wednesday, June 5

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Tuesday, July 30

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 10

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, May 12

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 12

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 6 - Friday, June 14

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 13

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Thursday, May 16

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Friday, May 17 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Friday, May 17

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Saturday, May 18

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 27

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, June 12

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, June 21

  • Classes End

    Friday, June 21

  • Study Days

    Saturday, June 22 - Sunday, June 23

  • Final Exams

    Monday, June 24

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Tuesday, July 30

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 10

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 23

  • Registration - Deadline

    Tuesday, June 25

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 6 - Friday, June 14

  • Classes Begin

    Wednesday, June 26

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Monday, July 1

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00 a.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Tuesday, July 2

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Wednesday, July 3

  • Independence Day Holiday - No Classes

    Thursday, July 4

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, July 30

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Tuesday, July 30

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Wednesday, August 7

  • Classes End

    Wednesday, August 7

  • Study Days

    Thursday, August 8

  • Final Exams

    Friday, August 9

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 10

Calendar Footnotes

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