Academic Calendar for 2014-15

Dates are important to the success of any student. Below you can find all the dates for the current academic year. However, if you're a planner, you might be interested in the upcoming academic year. Well you're in luck. We publish this calendar as well as the upcoming academic year's dates in the university catalog. Remember that the upcoming academic year's calendar is tentative, and dates are not guaranteed to move, but you should find a good indication of the dates for the upcoming academic year. The final calendar for the academic year is published alongside the catalog in early summer, and this calendar will be updated as well. Well, get to planning. Click one of the a buttons below to jump to the beginning of that semester.

Summer Semester 2014
May 5
Maymester registration and classes begin
May 6
Last day to drop Maymester classes with partial refund
May 23
Maymester final examinations
May 26
Residence halls open
Memorial Day holiday
May 27
Summer session and Junemester classes begin
May 30
Last day to drop Junemester classes with partial refund
Last day to add classes (first term)
June 3
Last day to add classes (full term)
Last day to drop classes with partial refund (first term)
June 6
Last day to drop classes with partial refund (full term)
June 13
Last day to drop classes (first term)
June 19
Junmester final examinations
June 26
First term final examinations
July 30
Julymester & second term classes begin
July TBA
Summer Celebration
July 2
Last day to add classes (second term)
July 4
Independence Day holiday
July 8
Last day to drop classes (full term)
Last day to drop classes with partial refund (second term)
July 18
Last day to drop classes (second term)
July 24
Julymester final examinations
July 31
Full and second term final examinations
Fall Semester 2014
Aug. 10-11
Residence halls open—Freshmen
Aug. 16-17
Residence halls open—Upperclassmen
Aug. 18
Term I classes begin
Classes begin
Aug. 24
Last day to add classes
Sept. 1
Labor Day holiday
Sept. 12
Last day to drop classes w/partial refund (full term)
Sept. 19
Last day to drop classes (Term I)
Oct. 8-10
Mid-term grades due
Oct. 13
Term II classes begin
Oct. 17
Fall break
Oct. 20-31
Advising
Oct. 26
Last day to drop classes (full term)
Nov. 3-6
Preregistration
Nov. 14
Last day to drop classes (Term II)
Nov. 24-28
Thanksgiving holidays (Residence halls closed)
Dec. 4
Study day
Dec. 5-11
Final examinations
Dec. 13
Commencement
Dec. 14-Jan. 4
Christmas holidays (Residence halls closed)
Wintermester 2015
Spring Semester 2015
Jan. 4
Residence halls open
Jan. 5
Term I classes begin
Classes begin
Jan. 11
Last day to add classes
Jan. 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
Jan. 30
Last day to drop classes w/partial refund (full term)
Feb. 6
Last day to drop classes (Term I)
Feb. 25-27
Mid-term grades due
March 2
Term II classes begin
March 12
Last day to drop classes (full term)
March 16-20
Spring break (Residence halls closed)
March 23-April 3
Advising
April 6-9
Preregistration
April 10
Last day to drop classes (Term II)
April 23
Study day
April 24-30
Final examinations
May 1
Residence halls close—Underclassmen (check-out by 1 p.m.)
May 2
Residence halls close—Graduating seniors (check-out by 6 p.m.)
Commencement
Summer Semester 2015
May 4
Maymester registration and classes begin
May 7
Last day to drop Maymester classes w/ partial refund
May 22
Maymester final examinations
May 25
Residence halls open
Memorial Day holiday
May 26
Summer session and Junemester classes begin
May 28
Last day to add classes (Term I)
May 29
Last day to drop Junemester classes w/partial refund
Last day to add classes (full term)
June 2
Last day to drop classes w/partial refund (Term I)
June 10
Last day to drop classes w/partial refund (full term)
June 12
Last day to drop classes (Term I)
June 18
Junemester final examinations
June 25
First term final examinations
June 29
Julymester & second term classes begin
July 1
Last day to add classes (Term II)
July 2
Last day to drop classes (full term)
July 3
Independance Day holiday (observed)
July 7
Last day to drop classes with partial refund (Term II)
July 17
Last day to drop classes (Term II)
July 23
Julymester final examinations
July 30
Full and Term II final examinations