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Western Carolina University    
 
    
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
ARCHIVED 2013-2014 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


 Academic Calendar

Fall 2013

August 16   Friday  

Residence halls open for all students

August 19   Monday  

Classes begin (8 AM)

August 19-23   Monday-Friday   Schedule adjustments permitted for all students
August 23   Friday   Schedule adjustment activities for all students closes (5 PM)
August 24   Saturday   Class schedules will be cancelled for all undergraduate/graduate students who have not paid fees (including delinquent charges)
August 26   Monday   Begin period for drop with an automatic grade of “W”
August 30   Friday   University Census Day (no enrollment after 5 PM)
August 30   Friday   Late Registration Ends Fall 2013
September 2   Monday  

Labor Day Holiday (No classes)

October 7-11   Monday-Friday   Fall Break (No classes)
October 26   Saturday  

Homecoming

October 29   Tuesday  

Advising Day (No classes or faculty meetings)

October 30   Thursday  

Early Registration begins

October 30   Wednesday   Online graduation application opens for Spring 2013 degree candidates
October 31   Thursday  

Auto “W” ends (5 PM)

November 1   Friday   Begin “W” period for medical, mental health, legal, or administrative reasons
November 11   Monday  

Completed dissertations due to Graduate School for December 2013 degree candidates

November 11   Monday  

Completed theses, comprehensive examination(s), portfolio, and foreign language results due to Graduate School for December 2013 degree candidates

November 11   Monday  

Thesis/dissertation abstracts due to Graduate School for Spring 2014 degree candidates

November 27-29   Wednesday-Friday  

Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes)

December 2   Monday   Last day to receive “W” for medical, mental health, legal, or administrative reasons (5 PM)
December 6   Friday  

Last day of regular class meetings

December 6   Friday   Incomplete removal grades due in Registrar’s Office (5 PM)
December   Friday-Tuesday   Academic transcript for currently enrolled students unavailable due to Fall 2013 partial grading
December 9-13   Saturday-Friday  

Final exams for all classes/semester ends

December 13   Friday   Residence halls close (5 PM)
December 14   Saturday  

Commencement (2 PM)

December 16   Monday  

All Fall 2013 grades due (10 AM)

Spring 2014

January 10

 

Friday

 

Residence halls open for all students

January 13

 

Monday

 

Classes begin (8 AM)

January 13-17   Monday-Friday   Schedule adjustments permitted for all students
January 17   Friday   Schedule adjustment activities for all students closes (5 PM)

January 20

 

Monday

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No classes)

January 21   Tuesday   Begin period for drop with an automatic grade of “W”
January 27   Monday   University Census Day (no enrollment after 5 PM)

February 25

 

Tuesday

 

Advising Day (No classes or faculty meetings)

February 26   Wednesday  

Early Registration begins

March 10-14

 

Monday-Friday

 

Spring Break (No classes)

March 26

 

Wednesday

 

Auto “W” ends (5 PM)

March 27   Thursday   Begin “W” period for medical, mental health, legal, or administrative reasons
April 10   Thursday  

Completed dissertations due to Graduate School for May 2014 degree candidates

April 10

 

Thursday

 

Completed theses, comprehensive examination(s), portfolio, and foreign language results due to Graduate School for May 2014 degree candidates

April 10  

Thursday

  Thesis/Dissertation abstracts due to Graduate School for Summer and Fall 2014 degree candidates
May 2   Friday  

Last day to receive “W” for medical, mental health legal or administrative reasons (5 PM)

May 2

 

Friday

 

Last day of regular class meetings

May 5-9

 

Saturday - Friday

 

Final exams for all classes/semester ends

May 9

 

Friday

 

Commencement-Graduate Students Only (7 PM)

May 10   Saturday  

Commencement-Undergraduate Students Only

 
May 12  

Monday

 

All Grades Due (10 AM)

 

 

Summer 2014

Note: Pay close attention to start and end dates of various summer courses.  Summer Session Term dates can be found on the Registrar’s web page.

May 12-27

 

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 12-July 4   Monday-Friday   Assisted registration for Asheville, Suite 355, Biltmore Park

May 29-30

 

Thursday-Friday

 

Registration in Cullowhee

June 2-August 4

 

Monday-Monday

 

9 Week Term

June 2-July 2  

Monday-Wednesday

 

First 4.5 Week Term

July 4   Friday  

Independence Day holiday

July 7   Monday  

Registration in Cullowhee (No classes)

July 7-August 4

 

Monday-Monday

 

Second 4.5 week Term

July 10

 

Thursday

 

Completed dissertations due to Graduate School for August 2014 degree candidates

July 10  

Thursday

 

Completed theses and comprehensive examination(s), portfolio, and foreign language results due to Graduate School for August 2014 degree candidates

Varied Dates

 

Last day of course

 

Final exams