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Academic Calendar 2014-15

Spring 2015

Dates on this calendar are subject to change.

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Fall 2014


   

Aug 20-22 W-F

 

Orientation, Academic Advising and Registration

Aug 25 M

 

CLASSES BEGIN

Aug 29 F

 

Last day to confirm registration

Sept 1 M

 

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (University closed)

Sept 2 Tu

 

Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD I classes

Sept 5 F

 

Last day to register/add classes

Sept 5 F

 

Last day for 100% refund for full semester classes

Sept 9 Tu

 

Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD I classes

Sept 12 F

 

Last day for 75% refund for full semester classes

Sept 16 Tu

 

Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD I classes

Sept 19 F

 

SUMMER 2014 INCOMPLETES CONVERT TO "F"

Sept 19 F

 

Last day for 50% refund for full semester classes

Sept 23 Tu

 

Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD I classes

Sept 23 Tu

 

Last day to drop without record for PERIOD I classes

Sept 26 F

 

Last day for 25% refund for full semester classes

Sept 26 F

 

Last day to drop without record for full semester classes

Sept 26 F

 

Last day to change grading rules for Audit

Oct 3 F

 

CULMINATING EXAM 

Oct 4 Sa

 

YOM KIPPUR/HOLIDAY - In the Jewish tradition, the day lasts from sunset to the following nightfall.  Thus, Yom Kippur officially begins at sunset on the preceding evening (Fri Oct 3) and ends at nightfall on the day of observance.

Oct 9-12 Th-Su

 

FALL BREAK (No classes)

Oct 13 M

 

CLASSES RESUME

Oct 15 W

 

PERIOD I ENDS

Oct 16 Th

 

PERIOD II BEGINS

Oct 23 Th

 

Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD II CLASSES

Oct 24 F

 

CULMINATING EXAM RETAKE 

Oct 24 F

 

Last day to submit notice of dissertation defense to Dean's office for Fall 2014 graduation

Oct 27 M

 

Last day to drop

Oct 27 M

 

Last day to change grading rules other than Audit

Oct 30 Th

 

Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD II classes

Nov 3 M

 

PRIORITY registration begins for Spring 2015 (All students: Watch for your designated date and time thru Gibson)

Nov 6 Th

 

Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD II classes

Nov 7 F

 

Last day to defend dissertation for Fall 2014 graduation

Nov 13 Th

 

Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD II classes

Nov 13 Th

 

Last day to drop without record for PERIOD II classes

Nov 21 F

 

Last day to submit final dissertation for Fall 2014 graduation

Nov 26 W

 

Thanksgiving break begins for students (no classes)

Nov 27-28 Th-F

 

THANKSGIVING HOLIDAYS (University closed)

Dec 1 M

 

CLASSES RESUME


Dec 5 F

 

Last day of class - last day to submit Practicum Form E and Culminating Completion Form to Student Services

Dec 6-7 Sa-Su

 

Study Period

Dec 8-16 M-Tu

 

EXAM PERIOD

Dec 31 W

 

FALL 2014 DEGREES EARNED, CONFERRED AND POSTED TO TRANSCRIPTS

     

Spring 2015


   

Jan 7-9 W-F

 

Orientation, Academic Advising and Registration

Jan 12 M

 

CLASSES BEGIN

Jan 16 F

 

Last day to confirm registration

Jan 16 F

 

All waitlists dropped

Jan 19 M

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY (University closed)

Jan 21 W

 

Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD I classes

Jan 23 F

 

FALL 2014 INCOMPLETES CONVERT TO "F"

Jan 23 F

 

Last day to register/add classes

Jan 23 F

 

Last day for 100% refund for full semester classes

Jan 28 W

 

Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD I classes

Jan 30 F

 

Last day for 75% refund for full semester classes

Feb 4 W

 

Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD I classes

Feb 6 F

 

Culminating Exam

Feb 6 F

 

Last day for 50% refund for full semester classes

Feb 11 W

 

Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD I classes

Feb 11 W

 

Last day to drop without record for PERIOD I classes

Feb 13 F

 

Last day for 25% refund for full semester classes

Feb 13 F

 

Last day to drop without record for full semester classes

Feb 13 F

 

Last day to change grading rules for Audit

Feb 16-17 M-Tu

 

MARDI GRAS HOLIDAY (University closed)

Feb 18 W

 

CLASSES RESUME

Mar 4 W

 

PERIOD I ENDS

Mar 5 Th

 

PERIOD II BEGINS

Mar 6 F

 

Culminating Exam Retake

Mar 13 F

 

Last day for 100% refund for PERIOD II CLASSES

Mar 17 Tu

 

Last day to submit notice of dissertation defense to Dean's office for Spring 2015 graduation 

Mar 18 W

 

Last day to drop for full semester classes

Mar 18 W

 

Last day to change grading rules other than Audit

Mar 20 F

 

Last day for 75% refund for PERIOD II classes

Mar 27 F

 

Last day for 50% refund for PERIOD II classes

Mar 31 Tu

 

Last day to defend dissertation for Spring 2015 graduation 

Mar 29 - Apr 6 S-M

 

SPRING BREAK/EASTER (No classes)

Apr 3 F

 

Last day for 25% refund for PERIOD II classes

Apr 3 F

 

Last day to drop; last day to drop without record for PERIOD II classes

Apr 3 F

 

GOOD FRIDAY/EASTER HOLIDAY (University closed)

Apr 7 Tu

 

CLASSES RESUME

Apr 8 W

 

PRIORITY registration begins for Summer and Fall  2015 (All students: Watch for your designated date and time thru Gibson)

Apr 14 Tu

 

Last day to submit final dissertation for Spring 2015 graduation 

Apr 28 Tu

 

LAST DAY OF CLASS - last day to submit Practicum Form E and Culminating Completion Form to Student Services

Apr 29-30 W-Th

 

Study Period

May 1-9 F-Sa

 

EXAM PERIOD

May 16 Sa

 

COMMENCEMENT (in morning at Superdome students arrive 7:45am) and SPHTM DIPLOMA CEREMONY (in afternoon students arrive 3:30pm @ LBC/Stibbs; ceremony is at 5pm McAlister uptown) - also, Spring graduates degree is earned, conferred and posted to transcripts

     
     
     
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