Academic Calendar for 2013-14

  • 2013-14 Academic Calendar as a PDF file

Fall Semester 2013

August 7 Wednesday Student Affairs Workshop
August 8-9 Thursday-Friday Faculty/Staff Institute
August 9 Friday Student Leadership Retreat
August 10 Saturday Residence halls open for new students
Freshman Orientation begins
August 14 Wednesday Registration for freshmen
August 15 Thursday Residence halls open for Continuing Students and Transfer students
Clearing of student accounts and issuing of registration permits
August 16 Friday Registration for continuing and transfer students
August 19 Monday Classes begin
Late registration begins
August 22 Thursday Last day to register or add courses
September 2 Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 7 Thursday Annual Fall Convocation
September 9 Friday Last day to drop a course without penalty
September 25 Wednesday (Afternoon) Institutional Service Activities
September 30- October 3 Monday-Thursday Mid-semester examinations
October 4 Friday Mid-semester grades due in Office of Admissions and Records
October 10 Thursday Fall Semester Honors Day Convocation
October 15 Tuesday Graduate and Professional School Information Day
October 24 Thursday (Afternoon) Institutional Service Activities
October 28 -November 8 Monday-Friday Academic planning, advisement and pre-registration for Spring Semester
November 18-22 Monday-Friday American Education Week
November 23 Saturday Annual Fall Harvest Worship Service/Rally Parade
November 24 Sunday Annual Christmas Concert
November 27 Wednesday
Last day of classes for Fall Semester
Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
December 2 Monday
Thanksgiving recess ends at 8:00 a.m.
Posttests for freshmen
December 3 Tuesday Final examinations begin
December 6 Friday Final examinations end
Residence halls close
December 10 Tuesday Fall Semester grades due in Office of Admissions and Records

Spring Semester 2014

January 2 Thursday Faculty and staff return
Faculty/Staff Mid-Year Conference
January 3 Friday Residence halls open for new and continuing students
Clearing of student accounts and issuing of registration permits
January 6 Monday Registration for Spring Semester
January 7 Tuesday Classes begin
Late registration begins
January 10 Friday Last day to register of add courses
January 16 Thursday President's Informational Session
January 17 Friday Last day to drop a course without penalty
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Observance
January 23 Wednesday (Afternoon) Institutional Service Activities
January 19-25 Sunday-Saturday Homecoming Week
February 3-7 Monday - Friday African-American History Week
February 5 Wednesday Middle School Visitation Day
February 6 Thrusday Spring Semester Honors Day Convocation
February 11-14 Tuesday-Friday Science in Action Week
February 12 Wednesday High School Visitation Day
February 18-21 Tuesday-Friday Religious Emphasis Week
February 21 Friday Mid-Winter Banquet and Rally
February 24 - February 27 Monday-Thursday Mid-semester examinations
February 28 Friday Mid-semester grades due in Office of Admissions and Records
Spring Break begins after 5:00 p.m. classes
March 10 Monday Spring Break ends at 8:00 a.m.
March 10-21 Monday-Friday Academic Planning, Advisement, and Pre-Registration for Fall Semester
March 12-14 Wednesday-Friday Career Fest
March 18 Tuesday Prizes and Awards Night
March 18-21 Tuesday-Friday Honors Week
March 20 Thursday (Afternoon) Institutional Service Activities
March 24-28 Monday-Friday Fine Arts Festival
April 17 Thursday Annual Easter Worship Service
April 18 Friday Easter recess begins at 5:00 p.m.
April 22 Tuesday Easter recess ends at 8:00 a.m.
Posttests for Freshmen
April 22-25 Tuesday - Friday Final Examinations for graduating seniors
April 25 Friday
Last day of classes for Spring Semester
Final examinations in selected courses for freshmen
April 25 Friday Final grades for graduating seniors due in Office of Admissions and Records

April 29

Tuesday Final examinations begin

April 28 - May 2

Monday-Friday Senior Week activities
May 2 Thursday Final examinations end
May 3 Saturday Annual Commencement Convocation
Residence halls close
May 6 Tuesday Spring Semester grades due in Office of Admissions and Records
Last day of academic year for faculty

2014 Summer School

Dates to be determined