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Academic Calendar


Fall 2008

August 11-15

 

Monday-Friday

 

Graduate Student Experience (UE 501 web class)

August 14

 

Thursday

 

Information Session/Registration in Asheville, Karpen Hall, UNCA (4:30-6:30 PM)

August 14

 

Thursday

 

Orientation for new graduate students, University Center Grandroom (Noon - 2 PM)

August 15

 

Friday

 

Residence halls open for all students

August 18

 

Monday

 

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 17

 

Friday

 

Last day for students completing programs in May to file degree application with their advisor

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 any course with an automatic grade of “W”

November 4

 

Tuesday

 

Reading Day (No classes)

November 14

 

Friday

 

Last day for completed theses/dissertations to be submitted to the Graduate School for students completing degree requirements in December

November 24

 

Monday

 

Last day for written results of comprehensive examination(s) to be submitted to the

Graduate School for students completing degree requirements in December

November 25

 

Tuesday

 

Last day to withdraw from a course for mental health, medical, legal, or administrative reasons

November 26-28

 

Wednesday-Friday

 

Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes)

December 5

 

Friday

 

Last day of regular class meetings

December 6-12

 

Saturday-Friday

 

Final examinations for all classes/semester ends

December 13

 

Saturday

 

Commencement (2 PM)

December 15

 

Monday

 

All grades due (10 AM)

Spring 2009

January 5-9

 

Monday-Friday

 

Graduate Student Experience (UE 501 web class)

January 8

 

Thursday

 

Information Session/Registration in Asheville , Karpen Hall, UNCA (4:30-6:30 PM)

January 9

 

Friday

 

Residence halls open for all students

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 18-27

 

Wednesday-Friday

 

Early Registration

March 19

 

Thursday

 

Last day to drop a course with an automatic grade of “W”

March 30

 

Monday

 

Last day for students completing programs in summer/fall to file degree application in dean’s office

April 8-10

 

Wednesday-Friday

 

Easter Holiday (No classes)

April 13

 

Monday

 

Last day for completed theses/dissertations to be submitted to the Graduate School for students completing degree requirements in May

April 17

 

Friday

 

Last day for written results of comprehensive examination(s) to be submitted to the Graduate School for students completing degree requirements in May

April 24

 

Friday

 

Last day to withdraw from a course for mental health, medical, legal, or administrative reasons

May 1

 

Friday

 

Last day of classes

May 2-8

 

Saturday-Friday

 

Final examinations for all classes/semester ends

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)

June 2

 

Tuesday

 

Classes begin (8 AM)

June 2-August 7

 

Tuesday-Friday

 

Summer session (nine-week session)

June 2-July 2

 

Tuesday-Thursday

 

First summer session

July 3

 

Friday

 

Independence Day Holiday

July 7-August 7

 

Tuesday-Friday

 

Second summer session

July 7

 

Tuesday

 

Classes begin for second summer session

July 10

 

Friday

 

Last day for completed theses/dissertations to be submitted to the Graduate School for students completing degree requirements in August

July 13

 

Monday

 

Last day for written results of comprehensive examination(s) to be submitted to the Graduate School for students completing degree requirements in August

August 7

 

Friday

 

Commencement (7 PM)

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Final Exams

 

Final Exams will be given during the last meeting of each course