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Fall 2013

August

18 Fall student athletes arrive
20 Fall Faculty Workshop 
21 New students arrive  
21 August Orientation for Freshmen 
23 New transfer students arrive 
23 Freshman Honor Convocation  
24 Residence halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students
26 Classes begin 

September

 2

Labor Day Holiday 
(no classes)  
(Labor Day laboratories meet another day - TBA) 

6,7

ASP weekend classes begin

12

Fall Convocation

October

4-6

Homecoming/Parent Weekend     

10-11

Fall Break
(Evening classes will meet Thursday, Oct.10)

16

Mid-Semester Progress Reports available on WebAdvisor

18

Honors and Scholarship Day

19

VWC Day

23

ASP Advising/Registration for Spring 2014 at noon

28-November 8

Advising weeks for Spring 2014 registration

November

1

Advance Registration for Spring Semester 2014 begins

15 Last day for dropping a course without automatic WF

8

Honors and Scholarship Day

9

VWC Day

27-29

Thanksgiving holiday(Monday laboratories meet at the discretion of the instructor.)
(Only Monday evening classes meet this week.)

December

2 Classes resume

6

Classes end
(Evening classes end Dec. 5)
(Drop WS course without record—Jan. 3.  Drop WS course without automatic W/F—Jan. 8)

6-12

Final exams for evening and weekend classes

7

Reading Day

8

December Graduate Reception

9-12

Final exams

12

Semester ends after last exam

12 Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.

Spring Semester 2014

January

3-24

Winter Session
(Residence Halls open for Winter Session on January 2.)
(Drop WS course without record—Jan. 6.  Drop WS course without automatic W/F—Jan. 8)

23 Spring Faculty Workshop
24 New Freshmen and transfer students arrive
24 New Student Orientation
25 Residence halls open at 10:00 a.m. for returning students

27

Spring semester classes begin

31- Feb. 1

ASP weekend classes begin

February

Jan. 31- 1

ASP weekend classes begin

7

Honors and Scholarship Day

8

VWC Day

March

7

Honors and Scholarship Day

8

VWC Day

17-231

Spring Break
(ASP classes meet Saturday, March 15)

24 Classes resume
26 Mid-Semester Progress Reports available on WebAdvisor

April

7-18 Advising Weeks for Fall 2014 Registration
7-10 ASP Advising/Registration for Summer/Fall 2014 begins
14 Advance Registration for Summer and Fall 2014 begins
18 Last day for dropping a course with automatic W
20 Easter Sunday
21

Easter Monday Holiday
(Monday labs meet another day-TBA.)

22

Classes resume

25

Faculty Assembly-Faculty approve graduates

May

2 Spring Honors Convocation  &  Academic Fair

7

Classes end
(Evening classes end May 6 )

7-13

Evening and weekend final examinations

8

Reading day

9, 10 & 12,13

Final exams--Day program

13

Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m., except for graduates

17

Commencement

27 -Aug 15

Summer Session

Religious Holidays: Jewish & Muslim faculty, staff & students:
Rosh Hashanah: Sept 5 (evening)/6/7(until sunset);
Yom Kippur: Sept 14 (evening)/15(until sunset). 
Eid al-Fitr: Aug.8.

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