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Academic Calendar 2012-2013




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2012-2013 (PDF) | 2013-2014 (PDF)

Fall 2012 | Spring 2013 | Summer 2013 - Session One & Maymester | Summer 2013 - Session Two

Aug-12 | Sep-12 | Oct-12 | Nov-12 | Dec-12
Jan-13 | Feb-13 | Mar-13 | Apr-13 | May-13 | Jun-13 | Jul-13 | Aug-13


Fall Semester 2012

August - 2012

  • Thurs-Fri, Aug.  9-10  New Faculty Orientation
  • Fri, Aug. 10  Commencement Rehearsal, 1:30 p.m. Curb Event Center
  • Fri, Aug. 10  Final Grades due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Aug. 10  Summer Commencement, 7:30 p.m. Curb Event Center
  • Sat, Aug. 11  Campus Housing Closed, noon
  • Mon-Tues, Aug. 13-14,  Teaching Center Workshop
  • Fri, Aug. 17  Fall Faculty Workshop
  • Fri, Aug. 17  Housing opens for select students living in Patton, Bear House and Maple Halls
  • Sat, Aug. 18  Housing opens for new students
  • Sat, Aug. 18  Board of Trust Meeting 
  • Sun, Aug. 19  Housing opens for returning students
  • Sat-Tues, Aug. 18-22 Welcome Week
  • Tues, Aug. 21  On-Line Registration (7:00 a.m.)
  • Wed, Aug. 22  First Day of Classes
  • Wed, Aug. 22  Opening Convocation, 10 a.m., Curb Event Center
  • Tues, Aug. 28  Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, 11:00 pm
  • Wed, Aug. 29  Withdraw with a grade of W

September - 2012

  • Mon, Sept. 3  Labor Day Holiday
  • Tues, Sept. 25   Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of "W", 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Sept. 26  Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF”

October - 2012

  • Mon, Oct.1  Deadline for Faculty Promotion/Tenure Applications
  • Fri, Oct. 5  Spring 2013 Textbook Orders Due
  • Mon, Oct 8  Graduation Forum (students graduating Dec. 2011), 10:00 am, Massey Performing Arts Center
  • Wed, Oct 10  Mid-point of Semester
  • Fri, Oct 12  Mid-Term Grades Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Mon, Oct. 15   Deadline for Faculty Sabbatical/Study Leave Applications
  • Mon-Tues, Oct. 15-16  Fall Break
  • Wed, Oct. 24  Academic Advising Beginsfor Spring/May/Summer 2013
  • Mon, Oct. 29   Last day to withdraw for any reason from course or university, grade of WP or WF, 11:00 p.m.
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November - 2012

  • Fri, Nov. 2  Academic Advising Ends, Spring/Maymester/Summer 2013
  • Fri, Nov. 9  Graduate Priority Registration bopens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon,  Nov. 12  Priority Registration for Spring/May/Summer 2013 (returning students), opens at 7 a.m.
  • Wed.-Fri, Nov. 21-23  Thanksgiving Break
  • Mon, Nov. 26  Graduation Application Deadline for May 2013

December - 2012

  • Tues, Dec. 4  Last Day of Classes
  • Wed, Dec. 5  Academic Preparation Day
  • Thu-Tues, Dec. 6-11  Final Examinations
  • Fri, Dec. 7  Priority Registration for Spring/ 2013 Ends, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Dec. 12  Graduating Student Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (noon) 
  • Fri. Dec. 14  Commencement Rehearsal, 1:30 p.m., Curb Event Center
  • Fri. Dec. 14  Final Grades Due, 4 p.m.
  • Fri. Dec. 14  Winter Commencement, 7:30 p.m., Curb Event Center
  • Sat., Dec. 15  Campus Housing Closed, 3 p.m.
  • Mon., Dec. 17  Leave of Absence Applications Due for Spring 2013, 4:00 p.m.
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Spring Semester 2013

January - 2013

  • Thur-Fri, Jan. 3-4  Spring Orientation
  • Fri, Jan. 4  Online Registration Begins 7:00 a.m.
  • Sat, Jan. 5  Campus Housing Open , 10:00 am
  • Mon, Jan. 7  First Day of Classes
  • Fri, Jan. 11  Last Day for Registration/ Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, 11:00  p.m.
  • Sat, Jan. 12  Withdraw with a grade of "W" begins
  • Mon, Jan. 21  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

February - 2013

  • Fri, Feb. 1  Homecoming
  • Sat, Feb. 2  Homecoming
  • Mon,  Feb. 4  Graduation Forum (students graduating May 2013), 10:00 a.m., Massey Performing Arts Center
  • Fri, Feb. 8  Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of "W"
  • Sat, Feb. 9  Withdraw with Grade of "WP" or "WF" begins
  • Wed,  Feb. 27  Mid-Point of Semester
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March - 2013

  • Fri,  Mar. 1  Mid-Term Grades Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Mon-Fri, Mar 4-8  Spring Break
  • Wed-Thur.  Mar. 6-7  OVC Quarterfinal Tournament
  • Fri, Mar. 8  Summer/Maymester 2013 Textbook Orders Due
  • Fri, Mar. 8  OVC Semifinal Tournament
  • Sat, Mar. 9  OVC Final Tournament
  • Mon, Mar. 11  Classes Resume
  • Mon, Mar. 11  Last Day to withdraw for any reason from course or university, grade of "WP" or "WF", 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed-Fri, Mar 13-22  Academic Advising for Fall 2013
  • Mon, Mar. 18,  Spring Faculty Meeting
  • Thur-Fri, Mar. 28-29  Easter Break
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April - 2013

  • Fri, Apr. 5   Fall 2013 Textbook Orders Due
  • Fri, Apr. 5  Graduate priority registration opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Apr. 8  Priority Registration for  Fall 2013 (returning students), opens 7:00 a.m.
  • Wed, Apr. 17  Scholarship & Awards Day, 10 a.m., Massey Performing Arts Center
  • Tues, Apr.  23  Last day of classes
  • Wed, Apr. 24 Faculty Honors Luncheon
  • Wed, Apr. 24  Academic Preparation Day
  • Thur-Tues, Apr. 25-30  Final Exams
  • Fri, Apr. 26  Graduation Application Deadline for August 2013
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May - 2013

  • Wed, May 1  Graduating Student Grades Due at Noon
  • Fri, May 3  Commencement Rehearsal #1, 8:30 a.m., Curb Event Center -  College of Business Administration, Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Fri, May 3  Commencement Rehearsal #2, 11:00 a.m., Curb Event Center - College of Arts and Sciences, Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University College and Interdisciplinary Programs, School of Religion
  • Fri, May 3  Baccalaureate at 2:30 p.m. in the Curb Event Center
  • Fri, May 3  Final Grades due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Sat, May 4  Commencement, Curb Event Center, 9:30 a.m. - College of Business Administration, Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Sat, May 4  Commencement, Curb Event Center, 2:30 p.m. - College of Arts and Sciences, Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University College and Interdisciplinary Programs, School of Religion              
  • Sat, May 4  Campus Housing Closes, 6:00 p.m.

Maymester - 2013
  • Mon, May 6  Priority Registration online for Full Summer, Summer I and Summer II closes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, May 7  Maymester registration opens online, 7:00 a.m.
  • Wed, May 8  First Day of Maymester Classes
  • Thur, May 9   Last Day to Drop classes with refund Maymester), 11:00 p.m.
  • Fri, May 10   Withdraw from Maymester begins, Grade of W
  • Wed, May 15  Last Day to withdraw, Maymester with Grade of "W", 11:00 p.m.
  • Thur, May 16  Grade of WP/WF Begins
  • Mon, May 20  Last Day to withdraw with Grade WP/WF, (Maymester) 11:00 p.m.
  • Mon, May 27 Memorial Day Holiday
  • Wed, May 29  Last day of Maymester classes
  • Fri, May 31 Registration for Full Summer, Summer I and Summer II Session Begins, 7:00 a.m.
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Summer Session I - 2013

June 2013

  • Sat, June 1  Summer Session I check-in for housing, noon
  • Mon, June 3  First Day of Classes (SSI and Full Sessions)
  • Wed, June 5  Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, SSI & Full Session, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thur, June 6  Withdraw with grade of "W" (Full Summer Session and SSI)
  • Mon-Tue, June 10-11  Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #1 - First Year Students
  • Tues, June 11  Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of "W" for SSI, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, June 12  Withdraw with Grade of "WF" begins, SS1
  • Wed, June 12 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #1 - Transfer Students
  • Thu-Fri, June 13-14 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #2 - First Year Students
  • Mon-Tue, June 17-18 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #3 - First Year Students
  • Mon, June 17  Last Day with Withdraw with Grade of "WP" or "WF", SS1
  • Mon, June 17  Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of "W" from Full Summer Session, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, June 18  Withdraw with Grade of "WP" or "WF" begins, Full Summer Session
  • Wed, June 19 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #2 - Transfer Students
  • Thu-Fri, June 20-21 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #4 - First Year Students
  • Mon-Tue, June 24-25 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #5 - First Year Students
  • Thu-Fri, June 27-28 Towering Traditions (Foundations), Session #6 - First Year Students
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July 2013

  • Tues, July 2  Graduation Application Deadline for December 2013
  • Thurs, July 4 Independence Day Holiday observed
  • Fri, July 5   Last Day of Classes, SSI
  • Fri, July 5  Final Exams for SS1
  • Fri, July 5  Final Grades Due for SS1, 4:00 p.m.
  • Sat, July 6  Summer Session I check-out for Housing by noon

Summer Session II - 2013
  • Fri, July 5   Registration for SS2 Only, begins at 7:00 a.m.
  • Sat. July 6  Summer Session II check-in for housing, noon
  • Mon, July 8  First Day of Classes for SS2
  • Mon, July 8  Last Day to Withdraw "WP" or "WF" Full Summer Session
  • Wed, July 10 Last Day to Drop SS2 with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs,July 11  Withdraw with a Grade of "W" for SS2
  • Fri, July 12  Priority Registration for Fall 2013 Closes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, July 16  Last Day with Withdraw with Grade of "W" from SS2, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, July 17  Withdraw with Grade of "WP" or "WF" for SS2
  • Mon, July 22  Last Day with Withdraw with Grade of "WP" or "WF" from SS2, 11:00 p.m.
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August 2013

  • Fri, Aug 2 Deadline to Apply for Leave of Absence for Fall 2013, 4:00 p.m.
  • Tues, Aug 6  Last Day of Classes, Full Summer Session and SSII
  • Tues, Aug 6  Final Examinations for Full Summer Session and SSII
  • Tues-Thur. Aug 6-8 New Faculty Orientation
  • Wed, Aug 7  Graduating Student Grades Due at Noon
  • Wed, Aug 7 Housing closes for Summer Session II at noon
  • Fri, Aug 9  Commencement Rehearsal, 1:30 p.m., Curb Event Center
  • Fri, Aug. 9  Final Grades Due, 4:00 pm
  • Fri, Aug. 9  Summer Commencement, 7:30 p.m., Curb Event Center
  • Sat, Aug. 10  Housing Closes for Graduating Seniors at noon

Revised March 19, 2013



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