ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ARCHIVED 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar

FALL 2008

August 15   Friday   Residence Halls Open
August 15   Friday   Transfer Orientation at the University Center (8:15 AM-5:00 PM)
August 15   Friday   Freshman Convocation (5-6 PM)
August 16   Saturday   Freshman Orientation
August 18   Monday   All Classes Begin (8 AM)
September 1   Monday   Labor Day Holiday (No classes)
October 4   Saturday   Homecoming
October 9-14   Thursday-Tuesday   Fall Break (No classes)
October 20   Monday   Advising Begins
October 22   Wednesday   Advising Day (No classes or faculty meetings)
October 23-November 4   Thursday-Tuesday   Early Registration
October 24   Friday   Last day to drop classes with a “W”
November 4   Tuesday   Reading Day (No classes)
November 25   Tuesday   Last day for a medical, legal, or administrative withdrawal
November 26-28   Wednesday-Friday   Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes)
December 5   Friday   Last day of classes
December 6-12   Saturday-Friday   Final Exams  
December 13   Saturday   Commencement, (2 PM)  
December 15   Monday   All grades due (10 AM)  


January 9   Friday   Residence Halls Open
January 9   Friday   Orientation and Registration
January 12   Monday   All Classes Begin (8 AM)
January 19   Monday   Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No classes)
February 24   Tuesday   Advising Day (No classes or faculty meetings)
March 2-6   Monday-Friday   Spring Break (No classes)
March 16   Monday   Advising Begins
March 18-27   Wednesday-Friday   Early Registration
March 19   Thursday   Last day to drop with a “W”
April 8-10   Wednesday-Friday   Easter Holiday (No classes)
April 24   Friday   Last day for medical, legal, mental, or administrative withdrawal
May 1   Friday   Last day of classes
May 2-8   Saturday-Friday   Final Exams
May 8   Friday   Commencement-Graduate Students Only, (7 PM)
May 9   Saturday   Commencement-Undergraduate Students Only, (2 PM)
May 11   Monday   All Grades Due (10 AM)

Summer 2009

May 11-26   Monday-Tuesday   Mini-session (Drop/Add period for the mini session ends on the second day of the class; automatic “W” period ends on the 6th day of class)
May 11-July 1   Monday-Wednesday.   Assisted Registration for Asheville classes, WCU office, 120 Karpen Hall, UNCA (8 AM-5 PM)
May 29 and 31   Friday and Monday   Registration in Cullowhee
June 2   Tuesday   Classes begin (8 AM)
June 2-August 7   Tuesday-Friday   9 Week Summer Session
June 2- July 2   Tuesday-Thursday   First Summer Session
July 2   Thursday   First Summer Session Final Exams
July 3   Friday   Independence Day Holiday
July 6   Monday   Registration in Cullowhee (No classes)
July 7   Tuesday   Second Summer Session Classes Begin (8 AM)
July 7-August 7   Tuesday-Friday   Second Summer Session
August 7   Friday  

Second Summer Session Final Exams /9 Week Summer Session Final Exams

August 7   Friday   Commencement (7 PM)  
PLEASE NOTE:   Final Exams   Final Exams will be given during the last meeting of each course