Fall 2009 Academic Calendar

Fall 2009

AUG 25 Orientation check-in for new undergraduate admits with fewer than 30 credits
(9am - 4pm)
AUG 27 Last day to register or drop/add using MAX. MAX closes at 11pm
AUG 29  Residence halls open for check-in for new undergraduate admits with 30+ credits, transfers, readmits and returning students
(9am - 5pm)
AUG 30 Residence halls open for check-in for returning students
(11am - 4pm)
AUG 31 Classes begin
Late registration in person at Lyle with faculty signatures on drop/add cards
Drop/add period begins with drop/add cards (MAX is not available)
SEP 04 Last day to drop a course without a grade (signed drop/add card must be in the Registrar's Office by 4:30pm)
SEP 07 Holiday -- NO CLASSES and University offices are CLOSED
SEP 08 W grade period begins
SEP 09 Last day to add a course (signed drop/add card must be in the Registrar's Office by 4:30pm)
Last day to submit a request to take a course on a pass/fail or audit basis (requests must be in the Registrar's Office by 4:30pm)
SEP 24 Application deadline for Fall degree (applications must be filed in the Registrar's Office by 4:30pm)
Applications for the master's degree (graduation) must be filed in the Graduate Studies Office
OCT 09 Fall recess begins after last class
OCT 14 Fall recess ends at 7am
Winter/Spring 2010 web schedule & other registration information available online
OCT 23-25 Homecoming/Community Day (OCT 24)
OCT 28 Registration for Winter 2010 begins
NOV 06 Deadline for making up a Summer & Spring 2009 incomplete grade for an undergraduate course
NOV 06 Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a W grade (signed withdrawal card must be in the Registrar's Office by 4:30pm)
NOV 06 Family Weekend
NOV 07 Family Weekend
NOV 08 Family Weekend
NOV 10 Graduate degree-seeking registration for Spring 2010 term
NOV 11 Graduate non-degree seeking registration for Spring 2010 term
NOV 12-20 Winter/Spring 2010 undergraduate registration
NOV 24 Thanksgiving recess begins after last class
NOV 30 Thanksgiving recess ends at 7am
DEC 05 Orientation of new full-time undergraduate students admitted for Spring 2010
DEC 14 Last day to change a pass/fail grade to a regular grade
Last day for graduate students to make up a Spring or Summer 2009 incomplete grade
DEC 14 Deadline for submitting graduate theses and grades for research reports to the Graduate Studies Office
DEC 16 MAX academic transcript & DARS will not be available to students beginning at 6am
DEC 15-19 Evaluation period -- Special class schedule
Classes will meet during this period for regular instruction or for examinations
DEC 20 Fall 2009 term ends
DEC 20 Commencement begins at 2pm
TUES DEC 22 Deadline (11pm) for faculty to submit fall final grades
DEC 24 Fall 2009 grades are available to students via MAX after 4:30pm
NOTE: Academic dismissal notices will be sent to students' Marauder email and home address before JAN 4