Academic Calendar for 2014-2015

ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2014-2015 (PDF)

 FALL SEMESTER 2014

August 14-15

Thursday-Friday

Faculty/Staff Institute

August 15

Friday

Student Leadership Retreat

August 16

Saturday

Residence halls open for new students

Freshman Orientation begins

August 20

Wednesday

Registration for freshmen

August 21

Thursday

Residence halls open for continuing and transfer students

Clearing of student accounts and issuing of registration permits

August 22

Friday

Registration for continuing and transfer students

August 25

Monday

Classes begin

Late registration begins

August  28

Thursday

Last day to register or add courses

 

September  1

Monday

Labor Day Holiday

September  4

Thursday

Annual Fall Convocation

September  5

Friday

Last day to drop a course without penalty

September 24

Wednesday (Afternoon)

Institutional Service Activities

 

October 6-9

Monday-Thursday

Mid-semester examinations

October 10

Friday

Mid-semester grades due in Office of Admissions and Records

October 14

Tuesday

Graduate and Professional School Information Day   

October 16

Thursday

Fall Semester Honors Day Convocation

October 30

Thursday (Afternoon)

Institutional Service Activities

                                                                                                             

November 3-14

Monday-Friday

Academic planning, advisement, and pre-registration for  Spring Semester

November 17-21

Monday-Friday

American Education Week

November 22

Saturday

Annual Fall Harvest Worship Service/Rally/Parade

November 26

Wednesday

Thanksgiving recess begins at 5:00 p.m.

 

December 1

Monday

Thanksgiving recess ends at 8:00 a.m.

December 5

Friday

Last day of classes for Fall semester

December 7

 Sunday

Annual Christmas Concert

December 8

Monday

Posttests for freshmen

December 9

Tuesday

Final examinations begin

December 12

Friday

Final examinations end

Residence halls close

December 16

Tuesday

Fall Semester grades due in Office of  Admissions and Records

 

 SPRING SEMESTER 2015

January  2

Friday

Faculty and staff  return

Faculty/Staff Mid-Year Conference

January  5

Monday

Residence halls open for new and continuing students

 

 

Clearing of student accounts and issuing of registration permits 

January  6

Tuesday

Registration for Spring Semester

January  7

Wednesday

Classes begin

Late registration begins

January 9

Friday

Last day to register or add courses

January 15

Thursday

President’s Informational Session

January 16

Friday

Last day to drop a course without penalty

January 18-24

Sunday-Saturday

Homecoming Week

January 19

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Observance

January 28

Wednesday (Afternoon)

Institutional Service Activities

 

February 2-6

Monday-Friday

African-American History Week

February 4

Wednesday

Middle School Visitation Day

February  5

Thursday

Spring Semester Honors Day Convocation

February 10-13

Tuesday-Friday

Science in Action Week

February 11

Wednesday

High School Visitation Day

February 17-20

Tuesday-Friday

Religious Emphasis Week

February  20

Friday

Mid-Winter Banquet and Rally

February 23-26

Monday-Thursday

Mid-semester examinations

February 27

Friday

Mid-semester grades due in Office of  Admissions and Records

Spring Break begins after 5:00 p.m. classes

 

March 9

Monday

Spring Break ends at 8:00 a.m.

March 9-20

Monday-Friday

Academic Planning, Advisement, and Pre-Registration for Fall Semester

March 11-13

Wednesday-Friday

Career Fest   

March 17

Tuesday

Prizes and Awards Night

March 17-20

Tuesday-Friday

Honors Week

March 19

Thursday (Afternoon)

Institutional Service Activities

March 23-27

Monday-Friday

Fine Arts Festival

 

April 2

Thursday

Annual Easter Worship Service    

April 3

Friday

Easter recess begins after 5:00 p.m.

April 7

Tuesday

Easter recess ends at 8:00 a.m.

April 21-24

Tuesday - Friday

Final examinations for graduating seniors

April  24

Friday

Last day of classes for Spring Semester Examinations in selected courses for freshmen

Final grades for graduating seniors due in Office of Admissions and Records

April 27-May 1

Monday-Friday

Senior Week activities

April 28

Tuesday

Final examinations begin

 

May 1

Friday

Final examinations end

May 2

Saturday

Annual Commencement Convocation

Residence halls close

May 5

Tuesday

Spring Semester grades due in Office of Admissions and Records

Last day of academic year for faculty

SUMMER SCHOOL 2015  (Dates to be determined)