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Academic Year 2010-2011
   Fall Semester
   Spring Semester
   Summer Sessions

This calendar is shared by undergraduate and graduate students. Dates marked in green italics apply only to graduate students. Other dates may apply (i.e. commencement, fee adjustment, holidays, registration/drop/add dates)

**Individual graduate programs may have earlier application deadlines. Please see program Admissions in catalog.

Fall Semester 2010

April 5Registration by Appointment Only Begins - Fall Semester
April 30** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (International)
June 1** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (Domestic)
Aug. 27All fees due (by 6:00 pm EST)
Aug. 27Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
Aug. 27Last day to make payment and confirm registration (by 6:00 pm EST)
Aug. 28First day of classes
Sept. 3Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit
Sept. 3Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
Sept. 4Begin late add with departmental permit (GoldLink add function no longer available)
Sept. 6Labor Day (university closed)
Sept. 10Last day for 75% fee adjustment (by 4:30 pm EST)
Sept. 10Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade (by 4:30 pm EST)
Sept. 10Last day to add with departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
Sept. 10Purge of courses for students with unpaid fees
Sept. 13Begin late add with dean’s permission only
Sept. 13 Last day for graduate students to file intent to graduate, committee forms, and forms for candidacy and programs of study for Dec. 2010 graduation
Sept. 20Last day to file intent to graduate for Dec. 2010 graduation
Sept. 24Last day for 25% fee adjustment
Oct. 1 - 5GoldLink (SSB) and Banner (INB) not available
Oct. 18 - 19Fall Break (students only, no day/evening classes, university open)
Oct. 25Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
Oct. 25 Last day to schedule oral exams with the School of Graduate Studies for Dec. 2010 graduation
Nov. 8 Last day to complete oral examinations for Dec. 2010 graduation
Nov. 8 - 12
Spring 2011 Registration by Appointment Only. Registration appointment times are based off earned credit hours. Please view "Registration Status" in GoldLink for your Registration Appointment time.
Nov. 15 Last day to file initial review copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies for Dec. 2010 graduation
Nov. 15 - 19
Spring 2011 Registration by Appointment Only. Registration appointment times are based off earned credit hours. Please view "Registration Status" in GoldLink for your Registration Appointment time.
Nov. 24
Classes beginning after 3:00 pm EST cancelled
Nov. 25 - 26Thanksgiving (university closed)
Dec. 8Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
Dec. 8

Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)

Dec. 10Last day of classes
Dec. 11 - 16Final exams
Dec. 13 Last day to pay microfilming fees for theses and dissertations in the Office of the Comptroller
Dec. 15 Last day to file final copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies  
Dec. 18 Commencement Ceremonies
Dec. 21Grades available through Goldlink
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Spring Semester 2011

Sept. 30** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission  (International)
Nov. 1** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (Domestic)
Nov. 8Registration by appointment only begins
Jan. 12All fees due (by 6:00 pm EST)
Jan. 12Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
Jan. 12Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 6:00 pm EST)
Jan. 13First day of classes
Jan. 17Martin Luther King Day (university closed)
Jan. 19Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit
Jan. 19Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
Jan. 24 Last day for graduate students to file intent to graduate , committee forms, and forms for candidacy and programs of study for May 2011 graduation
Jan. 26Last day for 75% fee adjustment (by 4:30 pm EST)
Jan. 26Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
Jan. 26Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade (by 4:30 pm EST)
Jan. 26Purge of courses for students with unpaid fees
Jan. 27Begin late add with dean’s permission only
Feb. 9Last Day for 25% Fee Adjustment - Spring Semester
Mar. 7 - 12Spring Break (students only, no day/evening classes, university open)
Mar. 9Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
Mar. 14 Last day to schedule oral exams with the School of Graduate Studies for May 2011 graduation
Mar. 28 Last day to complete oral examinations for May 2011 graduation
April 4 Last day to file initial review copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies for May 2011 graduation
April 25
Last day to withdraw - spring semester
April 27Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
April 27

Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)

April 29Last day of classes
April 30 - May 5Final exams
May 2 Last day to file final copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies
May 2 Last day to pay microfilming fees for theses and dissertations in the Office of the Comptroller
May 4 Last day to file final copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies
May 7Commencement Ceremonies
May 10Grades available through Goldlink
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Summer Semester Complete 2011

Feb. 1** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission  (International)
Mar. 15** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission  (Domestic)
April 4Registration by appointment only begins
May 15Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
May 15Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 6:00 pm EST)
May 16First day of classes
May 18Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
May 19Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit (Last day to register through GoldLink)
May 27Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
May 27Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade
May 30Begin late add with dean’s permission only
May 30Memorial Day (university closed)
June 10 Last day for graduate students to file intent to graduate , committee forms, and forms for candidacy and programs of study for Aug. 2011 graduation
June 20 Last day to schedule oral exams with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
June 29Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
July 4Independence Day (university closed)
July 5 Last day to complete oral examinations for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 8 Last day to file initial review copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
Aug. 10 Last day to pay microfilming fees for theses and dissertations in the Office of the Comptroller
Aug. 10Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
Aug. 10

Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)

Aug. 12Last day of class
Aug. 12 Last day to file final copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies
Aug. 17Grades available through Goldlink
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Pre-Summer Semester 2011

Feb. 1** Preferred date to submit an application  for graduate admission  (International)
Mar. 15** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (Domestic)
April 4Registration by appointment only begins
May 15Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
May 15Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 6:00 pm EST)
May 16First day of classes
May 17Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit (Last day to register through GoldLink)
May 17Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
May 20Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
May 20Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade
May 23Begin late add with dean’s permission only
May 26
Last Day to Drop a Class - Pre-Summer.
May 26Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
May 30Memorial Day (university closed)
June 1
Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)
June 1Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
June 3Last day of classes
June 8Grades available through Goldlink
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Pre-Summer + Session 1 2011

Feb. 1**Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (International)
Mar. 15**Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (Domestic)
April 4Registration by appointment only begins
May 15Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
May 15Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 6:00 pm EST)
May 16First day of classes
May 18Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit (Last day to register through GoldLink)
May 18Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
May 20Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
May 23Begin late add with dean’s permission only
May 27Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade
May 30Memorial Day (university closed)
June 10 Last day for graduate students to file intent to graduate, committee forms, and forms for candidacy and programs of study for Aug. 2011 graduation
June 15Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
June 20 Last day to schedule oral exams with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 4Independence Day (university closed)
July 6Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)
July 6Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
July 8Last day of classes
July 13Grades available through Goldlink
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Summer Session 1 2011

Feb. 1** Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (International)
Mar. 15**Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (Domestic)
April 4Registration by appointment only begins
June 3Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 4:30pm EST)
June 5Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
June 6First day of classes
June 8Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit (Last day to register through GoldLink)
June 8Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
June 10Last day for graduate students to file intent to graduate, committee forms, and forms for candidacy and programs of study for Aug. 2011 graduation
June 10Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
June 10Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade
June 13Begin late add with dean’s permission only
June 20Last day to schedule oral exams with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
June 24Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
July 4Independence Day (university closed)
July 6Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
July 6

Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST).

July 8Last day of classes
July 13Grades available through Goldlink
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Summer Session 2 2011

April 4Registration by appointment only begins
July 5Last day to complete oral examinations for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 8 Last day to file initial review copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 8Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 4:30pm EST)
July 10Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
July 11First day of classes
July 13Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit (Last day to register through GoldLink)
July 13Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
July 15Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
July 15Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade
July 18Begin late add with dean’s permission only
July 29Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
Aug. 10Last day to pay microfilming fees for theses and dissertations in the Office of the Comptroller
Aug. 10Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
Aug. 10Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)
Aug. 12Last day of classes
Aug. 12 Last day to file final copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies
Aug. 17Grades Available Through Goldlink
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Summer Dual Session 2011

Feb. 1**Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (International)
Mar. 15**Preferred date to submit an application for graduate admission (Domestic)
April 4Registration by appointment only begins
June 3Last day to make payments and confirm registration (by 4:30 pm EST)
June 5Last day for 100% fee adjustment (by 6:00 pm EST)
June 6First day of classes
June 9Last day to register or add classes without a departmental permit (Last day to register through GoldLink)
June 9Last day to select pass/fail, change to/from audit
June 10 Last day for graduate students to file intent to graduate, committee forms, and forms for candidacy and programs of study for Aug. 2011 graduation
June 17Last day to add with a departmental permit (by 4:30 pm EST)
June 17Last day to drop a course without a ‘W’ grade
June 20Begin late add with dean’s permission only
June 20Last day to schedule oral exams with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 4Independence Day (university closed)
July 5 Last day to complete oral examinations for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 8Last day to file initial review copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies for Aug. 2011 graduation
July 13Last day to drop a course with a ‘W’ grade without dean’s permission
Aug. 10 Last day to pay microfilming fees for theses and dissertations in the Office of the Comptroller
Aug. 10Last day to withdraw from the university (by 4:30 pm EST)
Aug. 10Last day to drop a course with dean’s approval and extenuating circumstances (by 4:30 pm EST)
Aug. 12Last day of classes
Aug. 12 Last day to file final copies of thesis and dissertations with the School of Graduate Studies
Aug. 17Grades available through Goldlink
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**Individual graduate programs may have earlier application deadlines. Please see program Admissions in catalog.