Office of the Provost

Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Important Dates: Fall 2014

August 11-13, incl. Graduate international student check-in and orientation

August 14-17, incl. Undergraduate international student orientation

August 18 Residence halls open

August 18-24, incl. New and transfer student orientation

August 20 New student convocation

August 21 New faculty orientation

August 22 New teaching assistant orientation

August 25 FALL TERM ENROLLMENT PERIOD ENDS for all students


September 1 Labor Day (University Closed)

September 5 FALL TERM add/drop period ends

September 17 Constitution Day

September 19-21, incl. Family Weekend

October 13 Fall Break for students (no classes); University offices and buildings remain open and staffed during Fall Break (see note below)

October 14 Monday classes. Classes normally scheduled to meet Monday, October 13 will meet on Tuesday, October 14. Tuesday classes will not meet this week (see note below)

October 24 FALL TERM DEADLINE for students to submit monitored withdrawal forms to dean's office

October 24-26, incl. Homecoming activities


November 7 Last day for spring term enrollment appointments

November 8 Spring term open enrollment begins

November 26-30, incl. Thanksgiving Recess for students (no classes), all schools

November 27-28, incl. Thanksgiving Recess for faculty and staff (University closed)

December 1 Classes resume (all schools)

December 5 FALL TERM: last day for undergraduate classes

December 5 SPRING TERM DEADLINE for continuing students to register without penalty fee

December 6 Reading Day

December 6-13, incl. College of General Studies classes, Saturday College classes, graduate classes, and evening classes will continue to meet during this period; final examinations should be held during the last scheduled class meeting

December 8-13, incl. Final examination period for undergraduate day classes

December 13 FALL TERM ENDS: official date for degrees awarded in FALL TERM

December 14 Residence halls close

December 14-January 4 Winter Recess for students (no classes), all schools

December 17 FALL TERM grades must be approved by instructors by 11:59 p.m. before final posting can begin

December 24-January 2, incl. Winter Recess for faculty and staff; designated University offices, including major responsibility centers and research projects, will be staffed as necessary during this period*

NOTE: Regarding Fall Break, students in the first professional programs in the Schools of Dental Medicine, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, as well as the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, should contact their dean's office.

*Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements will be governed by the terms of those agreements.

2015-2016 Extended Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Extended Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Extended Academic Calendar

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