Fall 2011 Academic Calendar

Fall 2011

AUG 24 Orientation check-in for new undergraduate admits with fewer than 30 credits
(9am - 4pm)
AUG 27 Residence halls open for check-in for new undergraduate admits with 30+ credits, transfers, readmits and returning students
(9am - 5pm)
AUG 28 Residence halls open for check-in for returning students
(11am - 4pm)
AUG 29 Classes begin
Late registration online
Drop/add period begins online
SEP 05 Last day to drop or add a course online (by 11:59pm)
New this fall, online drop/add using MAX will replace the use of drop/add cards!
SEP 05 Holiday -- NO CLASSES and University offices are CLOSED
SEP 06 W grade period begins
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 22 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 07 Fall recess begins after last class
OCT 12 Fall recess ends at 7am
Winter/Spring 2012 web schedule & other registration information available online
OCT 28-29 Homecoming
OCT 26 Registration for Winter 2012 begins
NOV 04 Deadline for making up a Summer & Spring 2011 incomplete grade for an undergraduate course
NOV 04 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 05 Family Day
NOV 08 Graduate degree-seeking registration for Spring 2012 term
NOV 09 Graduate non-degree seeking registration for Spring 2012 term
NOV 10-18 Spring 2012 undergraduate registration
NOV 22 Thanksgiving recess begins after last class
NOV 28 Thanksgiving recess ends at 7am
DEC 03 Registration of new full-time undergraduate students admitted for Spring 2012
DEC 12 Last day to change a pass/fail grade to a regular grade
Last day for graduate students to make up a Spring or Summer 2011 incomplete grade for a graduate course
DEC 12 Deadline for submitting graduate theses and grades for research reports to the Graduate Studies Office
DEC 14 MAX academic transcript & DARS will not be available to students beginning at 6am
DEC 13-17 Evaluation period -- Special class schedule
Classes will meet during this period for regular instruction or for examinations
DEC 18 Fall 2011 term ends
DEC 18 Commencement begins at 2pm
WED DEC 21 Deadline (12MN) for faculty to submit final grades for Fall 2011
DEC 23 Fall 2011 grades are available to students via MAX after 4:30pm
NOTE: Academic dismissal notices will be sent to students' Marauder email and home address on or before JAN 2