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For Faculty:

Dates of Academic Year for Faculty Contracts: August 23, 2004 - May 22, 2005
Annual Faculty Contracts: July 1, 2004 - June 30, 2005


Fall 2004

Key: Session 1 - 17 weeks 8/23/04 - 12/18/04 (semester)
August 2004
16-20 Monday-Friday First year student orientation
23 Monday Classes begin
23 Monday Late Registration for Fall Session 1 begins
30 Monday Late Registration for Fall Session ends. Last day to drop a class without a grade of “W”
September 2004
6 Monday Labor Day holiday; classes excused
November 2004
12 Friday Final day for withdrawal with grade of W for Session 1
24-28 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving holiday; classes excused
29 Monday Session 1 resumes
29 Monday Early registration for Spring Term 2004-05 begins
December 2004
2 Thursday Interim registration for Spring Term 2004-2005 begins
2 Thursday Classes end
3 Friday Study day
6-18 Monday-Saturday Final examinations
18 Saturday Fall Sessions end
19 Sunday Mid-year graduation ceremonies
19-Jan. 11 Sunday-Tuesday Christmas holiday; classes excused

Spring 2005

Key: Session 1 - 17 weeks 1/12/05 - 5/14/05 (semester)
January 2005
12 Wednesday Late registration for Spring Term 2004-05 begins
12 Wednesday Classes begin for Spring
17 Monday Martin Luther King Day; classes excused
19 Wednesday Registration for Spring Session ends. Last day to drop a class without a grade of “W”.
March 2005
7 Monday Registration for Summer Term begins
18-27 Friday-Sunday Spring/ Easter holiday; classes excused
27 Sunday Easter Sunday
28 Monday Classes resume
April 2005
15 Friday Final day for withdrawal with grade of W
25-27 Monday-Wednesday Early registration for Fall 2005-2006
28 Thursday Interim registration for Fall term 2005-2006 begins
28 Thursday Last day of classes
29 Friday Study day
May 2005
2 Monday Examinations begin
14 Saturday Examinations end
14 Saturday Spring Session 1 end
22 Sunday Commencement

* Calendar dates for a number of programs and classes may differ from the semester (Session 1) calendar dates listed above. Please check the Timetable of Classes or check with your particular program to verify dates.


Summer 2005

Summer Session 1 - 5/23/05 – 7/02/05
Summer Session 2 – 7/05/05 - 8/6/05
Summer Session 3 - 5/23/05 - 8/6/05
May 2005
23 Monday Summer Session 1 & 3 begins
23 Monday Summer Session 1 & 3 late registration begins
30 Monday Memorial Day observed; classes excused
31 Tuesday Late registration for Session 1 & 3 ends; Last day to drop a class without a grade of “W”.
June 2005
17 Friday Final day for withdrawal with grade of W for Summer Session 1
25 Saturday Classes end for Session 1
27 Monday Exams begin for Session 1
July 2005
2 Saturday Exams end for Session 1
4 Monday Independence Day, classes excused
4 Monday Late registration for Session 2 begins
5 Tuesday Summer Session 2 begins
12 Tuesday Late registration ends for Session 2; Last day to drop a class without a grade of “W”.
15 Friday Final day for withdrawal with grade of “W” for Summer Session 3
29 Friday Final day for withdrawal with grade of “W” for Summer Session 2
August 2005
6 Saturday Summer Session 1 & 3 ends

Note: Final examinations for Summer Sessions classes are administered during the last regularly scheduled class.