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Academic Calendar

Fall 2002
Winter Session 2003
Spring 2003
Summer 2003
Notes
Upcoming Academic Year 2003-2004

Previous Academic Calendars

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August 19–August 30

Fall 2002*

Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
August 28-August 30 New Student Orientation
September 2 Labor Day Holiday (Monday) 
September 4 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Wednesday) 
September 10 Last Day for New Registrations 
September 17 Final Drop/Add Changes and Registrations with Special Permission 
November 5 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes 
November 13-26 Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2003
November 26 Thanksgiving Recess Begins 11 p.m. (Tuesday) 
December 2 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
December 14 Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester (Saturday) 
December 16-20 Final Examinations (Monday-Friday) 
Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered. 
December 21 Snow Makeup Day (Saturday) 
December 21 Semester Ends, 11:00 p.m. (Saturday) 
 


Winter Session 2003* 

January 2–24 Classes 
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Holiday (Monday) 
January 2–24

Spring 2003* 

Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
January 27 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
January 31 Last Day for New Registrations 
February 7 Final Drop/Add Changes and Registrations with Special Permission 
March 17–21 Spring Recess 
March 24 Classes Resume 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
April 11 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes (originally April 4; changed Mar. 13, 2003 due to snow closings early in semester.)
April 14-25 Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2003
May 10 Last Day of Classes (Saturday) 
May 12-17 Final Examinations (Monday–Saturday) 
Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered.
May 21 Commencement (Wednesday)

Summer Session 2003 

First Summer Session** 
May 26 Memorial Day Holiday (Monday) 
May 27 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Tuesday) 
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday Makeup Day (Friday) 
July 3 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday)
July 4 Independence Day Holiday (Friday)
Second Summer Session**
June 9 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
June 27 Independence Day Holiday Makeup (Friday) 
July 4 Independence Day Holiday (Friday)
July 17 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday) 
Third Summer Session**
July 7 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
August 14 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday)
* Saturday College courses may follow a different schedule. 
** Saturday College and Weekend College courses may follow a different schedule. 

The academic calendar is subject to change with appropriate notice. 

Major Religious Holy Days
The University respects the observance of major religious holy days by members of the campus community. Officers of administration and of instruction responsible for scheduling required academic activities or essential services are expected to avoid conflict with such holy days as much as possible. 

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