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Academic Calendar

Fall 2013 Fall 2014
New Faculty Orientation August 16, 2013 TBD
Freshman Orientation June 22-23 TBD
Transfer Student Orientation July 12 TBD
Freshman Orientation July 13-14 TBD
Opening Meeting and Workshops August 15, 2013 August 14, 2014
Returning Students Move In & International Student Orientation August 18, 2013 August 17, 2014
Freshman Orientation August 19, 2013 TBD
Transfer Student Orientation August 19, 2013 TBD
Freshman Advising & Registration August 19, 2013 August 18, 2014
IDS Class Meets August 20, 2013 August 19, 2014
Opening Convocation August 20, 2013 August 19, 2014
Classes Begin August 21, 2013 August 20, 2014
Last Day Add/Drop, Declare P/F August 28, 2013 August 27, 2014
*Labor Day - University Closed September 2, 2013 September 1, 2014
Last Day to Withdraw "W" grade September 20, 2013 September 19, 2014
Senior Pinning September 26, 2013 September 25, 2014
Homecoming September 27-29, 2013 TBD
Textbook Orders for Spring due September 30, 2013 September 29, 2014
*Fall Break - No Classes October 9-11, 2013 October 8-10, 2014
Classes Resume October 14, 2013 October 13, 2014
Mid-Term Grades Due October 14, 2013 October 13, 2014
Pre-registration Begins October 25, 2013 October 24, 2014
Last Day to Apply for Graduation November 8, 2013 November 7, 2014
Faculty Evaluations November 11-15, 2013 (no later than November 27) November 10-14. 2013 (no later than November 26)
Residence Halls Close (Thanksgiving) November 26, 2013 November 25, 2014
*Thanksgiving Break - No Classes November 27-29, 2013 November 26-28, 2014
Classes Resume December 2, 2013 December 1, 2014
Last Day to Withdraw "WP/WF" December 4, 2013 December 3, 2014
*Reading Day - No Classes December 5, 2013 December 4, 2014
Exams December 6, 9-11, 2013 December 5, 8-10, 2014
Residence Halls Close (Winter Break) December 11, 2013 December 10, 2014
Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m. December 12, 2013 December 11, 2014
Residence Hall Close (Graduating Seniors) December 13, 2013 December 12, 2014
GPS Graduation Reception December 13, 2013 December 12, 2014
Commencement December 14, 2013 December 13, 2014
Fall Grades Due December 17, 2013 December 16, 2014
*No Classes
     
Spring 2014 Spring 2015
New Student Orientation & Registration January 13-14, 2014 January 12-13, 2015
Classes Begin January 15, 2014 January 14, 2015
Last Day Add/Drop, Declare P/F January 22, 2014 January 21, 2015
Founders' Day TBD January 22, 2015
*Interdisciplinary Day - No Classes February 12, 2014 February 11, 2015
ACT CAAP- Seniors & Juniors February 12, 2014 February 11, 2015
Last Day to Withdraw "W" grade February 14, 2014 February 13, 2015
Mid-Term Grades Due March 7, 2014 March 6, 2015
*Spring Break - No Classes March 10-14, 2014 March 9-13, 2015
Classes Resume March 17, 2014 March 16, 2015
Textbook Orders for Fall & Summer due March 18, 2014 March 17, 2015
Pre-registration Begins March 28, 2014 March 27, 2015
Last Day to Apply for Graduation April 7, 2014 April 6, 2015
Honors Banquet April 8, 2014 April 7, 2015
*Good Friday - University Closed April 18, 2014 April 3, 2015
Faculty Evaluations April 7-11, 2014 (no later than April 21) April 6-10, 2014 (no later than April 20)
Athletic Banquet April 22, 2014 April 21, 2015
Last Day to Withdraw "WP/WF" April 30, 2014 April 29, 2015
*Reading Day - No Classes May 1, 2014 April 30, 2015
Exams May 2, 5-7, 2014 May 1, 4-6, 2015
Senior Grades Due 9:00 a.m. May 8, 2014 May 7, 2015
Residence Halls Close (Graduating Seniors) May 10, 2014 May 8, 2015
GPS Graduation Reception May 9, 2014 May 8, 2015
Commencement May 10, 2014 May 9, 2015
Spring Grades Due May 13, 2014 May 12, 2015
*No Classes
     
SUMMER SCHOOL & ORIENTATION Summer 2014 Summer 2015
First Term: May 21-June 13, 2014 May 20-June 12, 2015
Second Term: June 16-July 9, 2014 June 15-July 8, 2015
Transfer Orientation TBD TBD
Freshman Orientation TBD TBD
Freshman Orientation TBD TBD