Academic Calendar 2014–2015

Undergraduate and Graduate

Fall 2014

August 2014

Friday 8

Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate School for September graduation

Wednesday 20

Registration for new students not tested/registered over the summer

 

New Graduate Student Orientation

Saturday 23

Residence halls open, 9 a.m.

Sunday 24

Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Monday 25

Opening Convocation, 10 a.m.

 

Classes begin, 1:40 p.m. 80 percent tuition refund period begins and continues through September 9; 0 percent tuition refund thereafter

September 2014

Monday 1

Labor Day - No classes

Tuesday 2

Classes resume, 8 a.m.

Tuesday 9

End drop/add; end 80 percent course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option

Friday 12

Deadline for graduate students to apply for January graduation to the Graduate Office

 

Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for comprehensive exams to the Graduate Office

Friday 26 March on Frederick - No classes

 

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

 

Senior applications for graduation due in the Registrar’s Office

October 2014

Saturday 11

Midterm recess - No classes

Wednesday 15

Classes resume, 8 a.m.

 

Term II PE begins

Monday 20

Midterm grades due in Registrar’s Office

November 2014

Saturday 1

Master’s comprehensive examinations

Tuesday 4

Master’s comprehensive examinations

Friday 7

Advising Day - No classes

Monday 10

Begin spring and January term registration for seniors and current graduate students

 

Last day to submit petition for spring semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 11

Begin spring and January term registration for juniors

Wednesday 12

Begin spring and January term registration for sophomores

Thursday 13

Begin spring and January term registration for freshmen

Friday 14

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 17

Begin spring and January term registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students

Tuesday 25

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Wednesday 26

Thanksgiving recess - No classes

 

Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess, noon

Sunday 30

Residence hall re-open, 9 a.m.

December 2014

Monday 1

Classes resume, 8 a.m.

Friday 5

Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to Graduate Office for January graduation

Friday 12

Undergraduate classes end

Saturday 13

Reading Day

Sunday 14

Reading Day

Monday 15

Undergraduate exams begin

Friday 19

Undergraduate exams end

 

Graduate classes end

 

Deadline for graduate students to apply for May graduation to the Graduate Office

Saturday 20

Residence halls close for winter break, noon

Friday 27

Final grades due

January Term 2015

Monday 5

Classes begin

Sunday 18

Classes end

Monday 19

Martin Luther King Day - College closed

Monday 26

Grades due

Spring 2015

January 2015

Wednesday 14

New Graduate Student Orientation

Sunday 18

New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins

 

Last day for 100 percent tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100 percent refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting.

 

Residence halls open for new and returning students, 9 a.m.

Monday 19

Martin Luther King Day - College closed

Tuesday 20

Classes begin, 8 a.m.

February 2015

Tuesday 3

End drop/add; end 80 percent course refund for part-time students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option

Friday 6

Deadline for graduate students to apply for September graduation to the Graduate Office

 

Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for comprehensive exams to the Graduate Office

March 2015

Friday 6

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

Saturday 7

Midterm recess - No classes

 

Residence halls close for spring break, noon

Sunday 15

Residence halls re-open, 9 a.m.

Monday 16

Classes resume, 8 a.m.

 

Term IV PE begins

Monday 23

Midterm grades due in Registrar’s Office

April 2015

Friday 10

Advising Day - No classes

 

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Saturday 11

Master’s comprehensive examinations

Monday 13

Begin fall and summer registration for juniors, non-graduating seniors and current graduate students

 

Last day to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 14

Begin fall and summer registration for sophomores

 

Master’s comprehensive examinations

Wednesday 15

Begin fall and summer registration for freshmen

Friday 17

Last day to withdraw from any graduate class

 

Deadline for graduate students to submit thesis to the

 

Graduate Office for May graduation

Monday 20

Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students

May 2015

Friday 1

Undergraduate classes end

Saturday 2

Reading Day

Sunday 3

Reading Day

Monday 4

Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 8

Undergraduate exam period ends

 

Graduate classes end

Saturday 9

Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students), noon

Monday 11

Final grades for graduating seniors and master’s candidates due to Registrar’s Office by 9 a.m.

Saturday 16

Commencement

 

Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 6 p.m.

Monday 18

All other grades due to Registrar’s Office by 9 a.m.

Summer 2015

May 2015

Monday 18

Term I begins

Monday 25

Memorial Day - No classes; College closed

June 2015

Sunday 28

Term I ends

Monday 29

Term II begins

July 2015

Saturday 4

Independence Day - No classes; College closed

Monday 6

Term I grades due

August 2015

Sunday 9

Term II ends

Monday 17

Term II grades due

Withdrawal/Tuition Refund Policy for Summer Terms

  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to the first day of class for all sessions
  • 80 percent tuition refund within the first two calendar days of 1- and 2-week sessions; No tuition refunds thereafter
  • 80 percent tuition refund within the first four calendar days of 3- and 4-week sessions; No tuition refunds thereafter
  • 80 percent tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of 5- and 6-week sessions; No tuition refunds thereafter