Academic Calendar


Registration March 18, 2013 - January 10, 2014
Payment Deadline - All registrations through December December 13 at 5 pm
Semester Begins Monday January 6
Classes Begin Wednesday January 8
Last day to Add, Register or Pay Tuesday January 14 by 10 pm**
100% Tuition Refund Deadline* Tuesday January 14 by 10 pm**
MLK Holiday -no classes January 20
75% Tuition Refund Deadline* January 31**
Mid-term Evaluations February 17-22
Mid-term Grades from Faculty February 25
Spring Break March 2-9
Drop Deadline - grade W March 7
Classes end April 19
Examinations April 21-26
Semester Ends April 26
Commencement April 26 (Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids)
Grades due from Faculty April 29 by 12 pm
Grade Available to Students May 1

 

* Tuition refunds are based on the difference between the amount paid and the amount due for credits remaining after courses are dropped. The block tuition rate may result in a smaller or no refund being available for dropping a course.

** The posted refund deadlines apply to courses that meet the entire semester. Classes that meet for only part of the semester have different refund deadlines. Please contact the Registrar's Office for more information.

 

Academic Calendar

Registration March 17 - May 9
Payment Deadline April 25 at 5 pm
Classes Begin - 1st 6 & 12 weeks May 5
Last day to Add, Register or Pay - 1st 6 & 12 weeks May 9 by 5pm
100% Tuition Refund Deadline - 1st 6 & 12 weeks* May 9**
75% Tuition Refund Deadline - 1st 6 weeks* May 16**
Memorial Day Recess May 26
75% Tuition Refund Deadline - 12 weeks* May 30**
Drop Deadline - grade W - 1st 6 weeks June 6
Classes end - 1st 6 weeks June 16
Examinations and end of session - 1st 6 weeks June 17-18
Drop Deadline - grade W - 12 weeks June 20
Classes Begin - 2nd 6 weeks June 23
Grades due from faculty - 1st 6 weeks June 23 by 12pm
Grades Available to Students - 1st 6 weeks June 25
Last Day to Add or Register - 2nd 6 weeks June 27 by 5pm
100% Tuition Refund Deadline - 2nd 6 weeks* June 27**
Independence Day Recess July 4
75% Tuition Refund Deadline - 2nd 6 weeks* July 4**
Drop Deadline - grade W - 2nd 6 weeks July 25
Classes End - 2nd 6 & 12 weeks August 1
Examinations and end of sessions - 2nd 6 & 12 weeks August 4-5
Grades due from Faculty August 11 by 12pm
Grades Available to Students August 13

 

*Tuition refunds are based on the difference between the amount paid and the amount due for credits remaining after courses are dropped. The block tuition rate may result in a smaller or no refund being available for dropping a course.

** The posted refund deadlines apply to courses that meet the entire semester. Classes that meet for only part of the semester have different refund deadlines. Please contact the Registrar's Office for more information.

Academic Calendar

Registration March 17 - August 29
Payment Deadline August 15 by 5pm
Convocation August 22
Classes Begin August 25
Last day to Add, Register or Pay August 29 by 5 pm
100% Tuition Refund Deadline* August 29 by 5 pm**
Labor Day Recess August 31-September 2
75% Tuition Refund Deadline* September 19**
Mid-term Evaluations October 6-11
Mid-term Grades from Faculty October 14
Drop Deadline - grade W October 24
Thanksgiving Recess November 26-30
Classes end and Commencement December 6
Examinations and Semester Ends December 8-13
Grades due from Faculty December 16 by noon
Grade Available to Students December 18

*Tuition refunds are based on the difference between the amount paid and the amount due for credits remaining after courses are dropped. The block tuition rate may result in a smaller or no refund being available for dropping a course.

**The posted refund deadlines apply to courses that meet for the specified amount of time (1st 6 weeks, 2nd 6 weeks or 12 weeks). Classes that meet for a portion of the semester have different refund deadlines. Please contact the Registrar's Office for more information.

Winter 2014 Final Exam Schedule
The last day of classes for Winter semester is April 19. Examination periods are scheduled on the basis of the first lecture of the week for the course. Courses not fitting this schedule will have examinations arranged by the instructor in consultation with the Dean's Office. Examinations will normally be held in the same rooms in which lectures are given. Take-home exams are due at the time scheduled for a final examination for the course in question. Questions about the examination policy should be directed to Dr. Nancy Giardina, Provost Office
Class Time Lecture is Given Exam Period
  Monday, April 21
Monday at 8:00 or 8:30 AM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Tuesday at 8:00 or 8:30 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Tuesday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 2:00 or 2:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Monday at 5:00 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Tuesday, April 22
Monday at 9:00 or 9:30 AM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Tuesday at 9:00 or 9:30 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Monday at 10:00 or 10:30 AM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Tuesday at 2:00 or 2:30 PM 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Wednesday, April 23
Tuesday at 10:00 or 10:30 AM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Monday at 11:00 or 11:30 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Tuesday at 11:00 or 11:30 AM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 12:00 or 12:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Monday at 4:00 or 4:30 PM 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Thursday, April 24
Tuesday at 3:00 or 3:30 PM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Tuesday at 12:00 or 12:30 PM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Wednesday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 3:00 or 3:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Tuesday at 4:00 or 4:30 PM 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Friday, April 25
Wednesday at 3:00 or 3:30 PM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Wednesday at 12:00 or 12:30 PM, or Friday at 9:00 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Wednesday at 2:00 or 2:30 PM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Wednesday at 8:00 or 8:30 AM, or Friday at 1:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Tuesday at 5:00 4:00 - 5:50 PM

Note: If your examination time does not appear above, it will be announced in class by your instructor after the beginning of the semester.

Evening Classes: Final examinations for evening classes (those beginning 5:30 pm or later) will be held on the first regular meeting time during the final examination period, beginning Monday, April 21 at 6:00 PM. Note that classes which begin at 5:30 will begin their exams at 6 p.m.

Saturday Classes: Final examinations will be held on Saturday, April 26 during the regular meeting time.

Common Exams: Some courses with multiple sections hold common exams outside of the schedule noted above. The instructor will announce the examination time in class.

 

Spring/Summer 2014 Final Exams occur during the last class session.

 
Fall 2014 Final Exam Schedule
The last day of classes for Fall semester is December 6. Examination periods are scheduled on the basis of the first lecture of the week for the course. Courses not fitting this schedule will have examinations arranged by the instructor in consultation with the Dean's Office. Examinations will normally be held in the same rooms in which lectures are given. Take-home exams are due at the time scheduled for a final examination for the course in question. Questions about the examination policy should be directed to Dr. Nancy Giardina, Provost Office
Class Time Lecture is Given Exam Period
  Monday, December 8
Monday at 8:00 or 8:30 AM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Tuesday at 8:00 or 8:30 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Tuesday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 2:00 or 2:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Monday at 5:00 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Tuesday, December 9
Monday at 9:00 or 9:30 AM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Tuesday at 9:00 or 9:30 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Monday at 10:00 or 10:30 AM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Tuesday at 2:00 or 2:30 PM 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Wednesday, December 10
Tuesday at 10:00 or 10:30 AM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Monday at 11:00 or 11:30 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Tuesday at 11:00 or 11:30 AM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 12:00 or 12:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Monday at 4:00 or 4:30 PM 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Thursday, December 11
Tuesday at 3:00 or 3:30 PM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Tuesday at 12:00 or 12:30 PM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Wednesday at 1:00 or 1:30 PM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Monday at 3:00 or 3:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Tuesday at 4:00 or 4:30 PM 4:00 - 5:50 PM
  Friday, December 12
Wednesday at 3:00 or 3:30 PM 8:00 - 9:50 AM
Wednesday at 12:00 or 12:30 PM, or Friday at 9:00 AM 10:00 - 11:50 AM
Wednesday at 2:00 or 2:30 PM 12:00 - 1:50 PM
Wednesday at 8:00 or 8:30 AM, or Friday at 1:30 PM 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Tuesday at 5:00 4:00 - 5:50 PM

Note: If your examination time does not appear above, it will be announced in class by your instructor after the beginning of the semester.

Evening Classes: Final examinations for evening classes (those beginning 5:30 pm or later) will be held on the first regular meeting time during the final examination period, beginning Monday, December 8 at 6:00 PM. Note that classes which begin at 5:30 will begin their exams at 6 p.m.

Saturday Classes: Final examinations will be held on Saturday, December 13 during the regular meeting time.

Common Exams: Some courses with multiple sections hold common exams outside of the schedule noted above. The instructor will announce the examination time in class.

 

Advance Registration Schedule

Note: Registration Dates are based on earned credits plus Winter 2014 attempted credits.

RETURNING GRADUATE (All graduate levels)
March 17
FIRST TIME GRADUATE STUDENTS (DEGREE OR NON-DEGREE)
March 18
SENIOR (85+ Credits)
Last Name A-L: March 18
Last Name M-Z: March 19 
JUNIOR (55-84 Credits)
Last Name P-Z: March 20
Last Name A-G: March 21
Last Name H-O: March 24
SOPHOMORE (25-54 Credits)
Last Name S-Z: March 25
Last Name A-E: March 26
Last Name F-K: March 27
Last Name L-R: March 28
FRESHMAN (0-24 Credits)
Last Name A-D: March 31
Last Name E-J: April 1
Last Name K-N: April 2
Last Name O-S: April 3
Last Name T-Z: April 4
OPEN REGISTRATION
Begins April 5
FIRST TIME NON-DEGREE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Begins April 5
FIRST TIME DEGREE SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES
At Orientation

Advisor Approval: Undergraduates who are in other than good standing must obtain the signature of their advisor. All students are encouraged to discuss program choices with their advisor.

 

 

 

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