Academic Calendar 2008-2009

Traditional Undergraduate Programs

[Note: Academic Calendar information for students enrolled in accelerated undergraduate or master's programs can be found in the School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog.]

Fall Semester 2008

August 21

Convocation

August 25

First day of classes

August 30

Last day to add a class

September 1

Labor Day Holiday—University closed

October 9

Yom KippurUniversity closed

October 31

Last day to drop a class with a "W"

Oct. 27 - Nov. 7

Spring Term Pre-Registration

November 26 - 30

Thanksgiving HolidayUniversity closed

December 8 - 14

Final examinations

December 15

Winter Commencement

December 16

Commencement inclement weather date

December 24 - 25

University closed

Dec. 31 - Jan. 1

University closed

Spring Semester 2009

January 12

First day of classes

January 17

Last day to add a class

January 19

MLK Holiday—University closed

March 9 - 15

Spring Break

March 27

Last day to drop a class with a "W"

Mar 30 - Apr.8

Fall Term Pre-Registration

April 9 - 12

Easter Holiday—University closed

May 4 - 10

Final examinations

May 12

Baccalaureate

May 13

Nurses Pinning

May 15

Commencement

May 25

Memorial Day—University closed

May Term 2009

May 11 through May 31

May 25 Memorial Day—University closed

Summer Session 2009

Summer school sessions will be held between June 1 and July 30. Multiple sessions are available. Please consult the Summer Schedule of Classes for details on the sessions and classes available or contact the Registrar's Office at 443-334-2206.