Undergraduate Academic Calendar
 

2014-2015

Fall Semester 2014

Monday, August 25 Registration opens for AU Pair Students
Friday, August 29 New students arrive and Orientation begins, Opening of School Ceremony, Cue student orientation and registration.
Friday, August 29 Final registration for new CLA students. Registration for returning students who did not pre-register and for CLA Special Students. (Note: $125 late registration fee)
Monday, September 1 Labor day, no classes. Residence Halls open for Returning Housing Students
Tuesday, September 2 Classes Begin
Monday, September 8 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature.Last day to add first half semester classes, to change to P/U option (first half semester classes), enroll from wait list (first half semester classes)or drop first half semester classes without a “W.”
Monday, Sept 15 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/F option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date).
Saturday, Sept 27 – Sunday, Sept 28 Family Weekend
Tuesday, Sept 30 Deadline to apply for December 2014 Graduation
Friday, October 3 Last day to drop first half-semester classes with a “W.”
Monday, October 13 – Tuesday, October 14 Fall Break, no classes
Friday, October 24 Last day to add second half semester classes, to drop second half semester classes without a “W,” to enroll from wait list (second half semester courses), or change P/F option (second half semester classes).
Thursday, October 30 Deadline to apply for May 2015 Graduation
Friday, November 7 Last day to drop semester long course with a “W.”
Monday, November 10 – Monday, Nov 17 Registration for January and Spring 2015 Semester. (Material available one week before; clear financial account required to register)Registration Guide
Tuesday, November 18 Last day to drop second half semester classes with a “W”
Wednesday, November 26-Friday November 28 Thanksgiving recess, no classes, residence halls close 10:00a.m.; halls re-open Sunday, November 30 at 12:00 noon.
Monday, December 1 Classes resume
Monday, December 8 Last classes meet
Tuesday, Dec 9- Weds, Dec 10 Reading days, no classes
Thursday, December 11 Final Examinations begin
Wednesday, December 17 All examinations and semester end, residence halls close at 12:00 noon on Thursday, December 18.
Thursday, December 18 Grades viewable online

January & Spring 2015

Sun, Jan 6 Last day to withdraw for a January Term 2015 course without a “W”
Mon, Jan 5 – Fri, Jan 23 January session begins (Three week session)
Fri, Jan 16 Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered, non-Drew students and special students.
Fri, Jan 23 New Student Orientation – for new first year and transfer students, residential and commuter; move-in day for new residential students.
Sun, Jan 25 Returning student move-in day; Residence Halls open at 12 PM, dining hall opens at dinner.
Mon, Jan 26 Classes Begin
Mon, Feb 2 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature.Last day to add first half semester classes, to change to P/U option(first half semester classes), enroll from wait list (first half semester classes)or drop first half semester classes without a “W.”
Mon, Feb 9 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date). Outstanding “I” grades from the Fall 2013 term convert to “F” grades.
Weds, Feb 25 Last day to drop first half-semester classes with a “W.”
Fri, Mar 6 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.; residences close at 7:00 p.m.; residences re-open at 12:00 noon on Sunday, March 15.
Mon, Mar 16 Class Resume
Fri, March 20 Last day to add second half semester classes, to drop second half semester classes without a “W,” to enroll from wait list (second half semester classes), or change P/U option (second half semester classes).
Fri, April 3 Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”Good Friday, No Classes
Mon, April 6 – Mon, April 13 Registration for Fall 2015 term (Materials ready one week before; clear financial accounts required to register; if returning students do not register during this period, they are ineligible for fall housing selection)
Mon April 20 Last day to drop second half semester classes with a grade of “W”
Mon, May 4 FLIP DAY, Meet Friday scheduleLast classes meet
Tues May 5 – Weds, May 6 Reading days, no classes
Thurs, May 7 Final Examinations begin, CLA students required to check out 24 hours after their final examination
Weds, May 13 Last day of final examination, semester ends
Thurs, May 14 All non-graduating students must check out by noon
Fri, May 15 Baccalaureate Service
Sat May 16 Commencement 10:30a.m. Residence Halls close at 7p.m.

Summer School 2015

Monday, May 18 – Thursday, June 25 Session Term Session I (6 weeks)
Monday, June 29 – Thursday, August 6 Session Term Session II (6 weeks)
Monday, May 18 – Thursday, August 6 Session Term Session III (12 weeks)
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day Memorial Day, no summer classes
Friday, June 19 Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2014 convert to “F” grades
Thursday, June 18 – Friday, July 30 Educational Opportunity Scholars Program
Friday, July 4 Independence Day Observed, no summer classes

 

2015-2016

Fall Semester 2015

Sunday, August 23 First Year Student Move in Day
Wednesday, August 26 Returning Student Move in Day
Thursday, August 27 Classes Begin
Wednesday, September 2 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature.Last day to add first half semester classes, to change to P/U option (first half semester classes), enroll from wait list (first half semester classes)or drop first half semester classes without a “W.”
Monday, September 7 Labor day, no classes. Residence Halls open for Returning Housing Students
Wednesday, Sept 9 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/F option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date).
TBA Deadline to apply for December 2015 Graduation
TBA Last day to drop first half-semester classes with a “W.”
Thursday, September 24 Yom Kippur, no classes (begins with no night classes 6pm Wednesday, September 23)
Saturday and Sunday, October 3 & 4 Family Weekend
Monday, October 12 – Tuesday, October 13 Fall Break, no classes
TBA Last day to add second half semester classes, to drop second half semester classes without a “W,” to enroll from wait list (second half semester courses), or change P/F option (second half semester classes).
TBA Deadline to apply for May 2016 Graduation
TBA Last day to drop semester long course with a “W.”
TBA Registration for January term 2016 as well as Spring 2016 Semester. (Material available one week before; clear financial account required to register)
TBA Last day to drop second half semester classes with a “W”
Wednesday, November 25 – Friday November 27 Thanksgiving recess, no classes, residence halls close 10:00a.m.; halls re-open Sunday, November 29 at 12:00 noon.
Monday, November 30 Classes resume
Friday, December 4 FLIP DAY, Meet Monday schedule
Wednesday, December 9 Last classes meet
Thursday, Dec 10 – Friday, Dec 11 Reading days, no classes
Saturday, December 12 Final Examinations begin
Friday, December 18 All examinations and semester end.

January & Spring 2016

Sunday, January 3 Last day to withdraw for a January Term 2016 course without a “W”
Monday, January 4 – Friday, January 15 January session (Two week session)
TBA Registration/Orientation for new students, returning students not pre-registered, non-Drew students and special students.
TBA New Student Orientation – for new first year and transfer students, residential and commuter; move-in day for new residential students.
TBA Returning student move-in day; Residence Halls open at 12 PM, dining hall opens at dinner.
Tuesday, January 19 Classes Begin
Monday, January 25 Last day to add a semester long class without instructor’s signature.Last day to add first half semester classes, to change to P/U option(first half semester classes), enroll from wait list (first half semester classes)or drop first half semester classes without a “W.”
Monday, February 1 Last day to add a semester long class with instructor’s signature, to change P/U option, Enroll from Wait List or drop a semester long class without a “W” (Note: No reduction in charges for any reduced load after this date). Outstanding “I” grades from the Fall 2015 term convert to “F” grades.
Friday, February 5 99 Nights
TBA Last day to drop first half-semester classes with a “W.”
Friday, March 4 Spring recess begins at 5:00 p.m.; residences close at 7:00 p.m.; residences re-open at 12:00 noon on Sunday, March 13.
Monday, March 14 Class Resume
TBA Last day to add second half semester classes, to drop second half semester classes without a “W,” to enroll from wait list (second half semester classes), or change P/U option (second half semester classes).
Friday, March 25 Good Friday, No Classes
TBA Last day to withdraw from a semester long class with a grade of “W”
TBA Registration for Fall 2016 term (Materials ready one week before; clear financial accounts required to register; if returning students do not register during this period, they are ineligible for fall housing selection)
TBA Last day to drop second half semester classes with a grade of “W”
Monday, May 2 Last classes meet
Tuesday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 7 Reading days, no classes
Thursday, May 5 Final Examinations begin, CLA students required to check out 24 hours after their final examination
Wednesday, May 11 Last day of final examination, semester ends
TBA All non-graduating students must check out by noon
Friday, May 13 Baccalaureate Service
Saturday, May 14 Commencement 10:30a.m. Residence Halls close at 7p.m.

Summer School 2016

Monday, May 23 – Thursday, June 30 Session Term Session I (6 weeks)
Tuesday, July 5 – Thursday, August 11 Session Term Session II (6 weeks)
Monday, May 23 – Thursday, August 11 Session Term Session III (12 weeks)
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day Memorial Day, no summer classes
TBA Outstanding Incomplete Grades from Spring 2016 convert to “F” grades
TBA Educational Opportunity Scholars Program
Monday, July 4 Independence Day Observed, no summer classes