Fall 2011

revised 9/1/2011
JULY
30 SAT Early registration for Fall Semester 2011 remains OPEN for students who were enrolled in Spring Semester 2011 or Summer 2011
AUGUST
5 FRI

Deadline for registering for the September 15-16, 2011, "traditional" doctoral comprehensive exams

Deadline for registering for the September 15-20, 2011, "new" qualifying exam (stage 1)

12-13 FRI-SAT International Graduate Student Orientation

22

MON

General graduate REGISTRATION for Fall Semester 2011 for non-degree seeking students who are enrolling for the first time. Other students register on Wednesday.

Refer to the course schedule  for course listings. The School of Education classes are listed under three subjects:  "Curriculum & Instruction"(CRIN), "Ed Policy Planning Leadership" (EPPL) and "Education" (EDUC).

23 TUE Orientation for newly admitted SPACE & EPPL students (9:00 a.m. - noon; location: New School of Education facility, Matoaka Woods)
19 FRI Graduation conferral date for August graduates (no ceremony)
24 WED

Registration for continuing students (both degree-seeking and unclassified students who were enrolled during Spring Semester 2011 or Summer 2011 but did not pre-register for the Fall Semester in April/May 2011).

Graduate and undergraduate CLASSES BEGIN; first day of ADD/DROP

SEPTEMBER
5 MON Labor Day (Graduate and undergraduate classes will be held, but administrative offices will be closed.)
9 FRI Last day of ADD/DROP     (was originally Wednesday, September 7, but extended 2 days due to Hurricane Irene)
10 SAT Withdrawal period begins     (was orginally Thursday, September 8, but extended 2 days due to Hurricane Irene)

15-16

 

15-20

THU-FRI

THU-TUE

"Traditional" written comprehensive examination for all EPPL doctoral programs ("traditional" written comps are held the second Thursday and Friday after Labor Day)

"New" qualifying exam (stage 1) for all EPPL doctoral programs ("new" qualifying exam begins the second Thursday after Labor Day and ends the following Tuesday)

30 FRI

Deadline to apply for May 2012 and August 2012 graduation

OCTOBER
1

Deadline for applying to graduate programs

8-11 SAT-TUE

Fall Break (Graduate and undergraduate classes will NOT be held, but administrative offices will be open.)

20-23 THU-SUN Homecoming Weekend

Oct. 24 - Jan. 13

MON-FRI Early REGISTRATION for Spring Semester 2012 for degree-seeking students
NOVEMBER
Nov. 7 - Jan. 13 MON-FRI

Early REGISTRATION for Spring Semester 2012 for returning non-degree seeking students who were enrolled in Fall Semester 2011

23-27 WED-SUN Thanksgiving Holiday COLLEGE CLOSED (Graduate and undergraduate classes will NOT be held.  Administrative offices may be closed.)
DECEMBER
2 FRI

DEADLINE for January 13, 2012 (formerly December 2011) doctoral degree candidates to submit their final, approved dissertation for publication

2 FRI

Deadline for registering for the January 26-27, 2012, "traditional" doctoral comprehensive exams

Deadline for registering for the January 26-31, 2012, "new" qualifying exam (stage 1) and "new" comprehensive exam (stage 2)

6 TUE

Last day to withdraw from a Fall Semester 2011 course

12-13 MON-TUE

Last week of GRADUATE classes

23- JAN 2
FRI-MON

COLLEGE CLOSED

JANUARY 2012
3 TUES College administrative offices re-open; FALL SEMESTER grades DUE at 9:00 a.m
13 FRI Graduation conferral date for WINTER (formerly December) graduates