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Academic Calendar

TRADITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE
ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2008-2009

2008 FALL

New Faculty Orientation

August 26

Faculty Workshop

August 27-28

New Student Orientation

August 29-31

Classes begin (Monday)

September 1

Incomplete work from summer due

September 1

Last day to add a class

September 5

Fall Convocation

September 5

Last day to drop a class without a grade

September 12

Courses dropped now receive a grade of WP or WF

September 15

Homecoming

September 26-28

Fall Recess

October 11-14

Classes resume (Wednesday)

October 15

Midterm

October 21

Registration days

October 27-
November 7

Thanksgiving Break

November 26-30

Classes resume (Monday)

December 1

Last day to drop a course without receiving a grade of "F"

December 5

Last day of classes/semester

December 19

Commencement

December 20

Grades due by NOON (Tuesday)

December 23

2009 SPRING

Residence halls open

January 11

Classes begin (Monday)

January 12

Incomplete work from fall due

January 12

Last day to add a class

January 16

Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)

January 19

Last day to drop a course without a grade

January 26

Courses dropped now receive a grade of WP or WF

January 27

Winter Break

February 14-22

Classes resume (Monday)

February 23

Midterm

March 10

Registration days

March 23-31

Wednesday, April 8, will follow a Monday schedule

April 8

Easter Recess

April 9-13

Classes resume (Tuesday)

April 14

Last day to drop a course without receiving a grade of "F"

April 24

Last day of classes/semester

May 8

Baccalaureate and Commencement

May 9

Grades due by NOON (Wednesday)

May 13

 2009 SUMMER

Traditional summer sessions begin

May 11

First Session

May 11-June 5 (no classes May 25)

Second Session

June 8-July 3