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FALL SEMESTER
2000
SPRING SEMESTER
2001
SUMMER SEMESTER
2001

FALL SEMESTER - 2000

AUGUST
(Dates in italics pertain exclusively to graduate students.)
16-18 Completion of registration at the Late Registration Service Center
21 Classes begin
28 Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of "W"
30 Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
30 Final date for adding thesis, dissertation research and registering for "degree only"
31 Final date for submitting to Graduate School applications for master's and doctoral degrees to be awarded at fall commencement

SEPTEMBER
4
Labor Day holiday
5 Classes resume at 7:30 a.m.
8 Final date for departments to recommend to Graduate School appointment of examining committees (requests for final examinations) for degrees to be awarded at fall commencement
8 Final date for submitting to Graduate School the "Program of Study" for the current semester to be counted toward the doctoral residence requirement
8 Final date for submitting to Graduate School general examination reports for the doctorate to be awarded at spring commencement

OCTOBER
1
Final date for receipt of departmental nominations for Graduate School Tuition Awards for spring semester
5-6 Fall holiday
9 Classes resume at 7:30 a.m.
9-14 Midsemester examination period
15 Final date for receipt of graduate admission applications for spring semester without paying $25 late fee
17 Midsemester grades due in Office of the University Registrar
29 Course scheduling for spring semester begins, 2 p.m.

NOVEMBER
3
Final date for resigning from the University and/or dropping courses
3 Final date for submitting to Graduate School committee examination reports and approved theses and dissertations, including Graduate School corrections (noon deadline)
23-25 Thanksgiving holiday
27 Classes resume at 7:30 a.m.
29 Concentrated study period begins—no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations will be given in academic courses other than labs

DECEMBER
2
Classes end
3 Concentrated study period ends
4-9 Final examination period
15 Commencement Day

SPRING SEMESTER - 2001

JANUARY
9-10
Orientation
11-12 Completion of registration at the Late Registration Service Center
15 Martin Luther King Day holiday
16 Classes begin
23 Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of "W"
25 Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
25 Final date for adding thesis, dissertation research; final date for "degree only" registration
26 Final date for submitting to Graduate School applications for master's and doctoral degrees to be awarded at spring commencement

FEBRUARY
2
Final date for submitting to Graduate School the "Program of Study" for the current semester to be counted toward the doctoral residence requirement
2 Final date for submitting to Graduate School general examination reports for the doctorate to be awarded at the end of the summer term
2 Final date for departments to recommend to Graduate School appointment of examining committees (requests for final examinations) for degrees to be awarded at spring commencement
26 Mardi Gras holiday begins
28 Classes resume at 12:30 p.m.

MARCH
5-9
Midsemester examination period
13 Midsemester grades due in Office of the University Registrar
26 Spring break begins

APRIL
1
Course scheduling for intersession, summer term, and fall semester begins, 2 p.m.
2 Classes resume at 7:30 a.m.
6 Final date for submitting to Graduate School committee examination reports and approved theses and dissertations, including Graduate School corrections (noon deadline)
9 Final date for resigning from the University and/or dropping courses
13 Good Friday holiday
14 Final date for receipt of departmental nominations for Graduate School Tuition Awards for fall semester

MAY
2-6
Concentrated study period begins—no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations will be given in academic courses other than labs
5 Classes end
7-12 Final examination period
15 Final date for receipt of graduate admission applications for summer term or fall semester without paying $25 late fee
18 Commencement Day

INTERSESSION - 2001

MAY
17
Classes begin
17 Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of "W"
18 Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
29 Final date for resigning from the University and/or dropping courses

JUNE
1
Classes end
2 Final examinations

SUMMER TERM - 2001

SESSION A

MAY
30-31
Orientation

JUNE
1
Completion of registration at the Late Registration Service Center
4 Classes begin
6 Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of "W"
7 Final date for adding courses for credit, making section changes
7 Final date for adding thesis, dissertation research; final date for "degree only" registration
8 Final date for submitting to Graduate School applications for master's and doctoral degrees to be awarded at the end of the summer term
8 Final date for departments to recommend to Graduate School appointment of examining committees (requests for final examinations) for degrees to be awarded at the end of the summer term
8 Final date for submitting to Graduate School general examination reports for the doctorate to be awarded at fall commencement
25-27 Midterm exam period

JULY
2
Midterm grades due in Office of the University Registrar
4 Independence Day holiday
5 Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
6 Final date for submitting to Graduate School committee examination reports and approved theses and dissertations, including Graduate School corrections (noon deadline)
10 Final date for resigning from the University and/or dropping courses
23 Classes end
24 Concentrated study day
25-26 Final examination period

SESSION B
(See Session A for Graduate School deadlines.)

MAY
30-31
Orientation

JUNE
1
Completion of registration at the Late Registration Service Center
4 Classes begin
6 Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of "W"
7 Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes
26 Final date for resigning from the University and/or dropping courses

JULY
4
Independence Day holiday
5 Classes resume at 7:30 a.m.
6 Classes end
7 Final examination period

 

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