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Academic Calendars


The School of Management (SOM)

The SOM uses the College of Arts & Sciences Academic Calendar (below).


Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2014-2015

This information was last updated on August 22, 2014.

August 2014

Date Description
31 New students arrive for Orientation and move in

September 2014

Date Description
1 College closed for Labor Day holiday
1-3 Orientation continues
3 Convocation and Honors Convocation
4 Classes begin
12 Final day to add a course without instructor signature
26
  • Final day to add a course with instructor signature
  • Final day to drop a course with only Adviser signature
  • Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option
  • Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option
  • Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

October 2014

Date Description
13 College closed for Columbus Day holiday
14 Undergraduate College Academic holiday. Adm. Offices open.
24
  • Final day to drop a course with instructor's signature
  • A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after September 26.
30 John Simmons Founder's Day Celebration, 3:30 pm Common Grounds Cafe

November 2014

Date Description
11 College closed for Veterans' Day holiday
25 Thanksgiving academic holiday begins after final class Tuesday

December 2014

Date Description
1
  • College opens after Thanksgiving holiday
  • Petition to Graduate Forms due to Registrar for Graduate Students
  • Graduate Students Graduating in May, August and October
9 Final day of classes
10-11 Reading and Review
12-13 Final examinations
15-17 Final examinations
18 Make-up day for Exams in event of snow
24 College closes for Winter Break (12/24-1/4)

January 2015

Date Description
5
  • College opens after Winter Break
  • Grades posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.
19 College closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday
20 Classes begin.
30 Final day to add a course without instructor's signature

February 2015

Date Description
13
  • Final day to add a course with instructor's signature
  • Final day to drop a course without instructor signature
  • Final day for undergraduate students to choose a Pass/Fail grading option
  • Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option
  • Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade
16 Classes will be held on President's Day.

March 2015

Date Description
9-13 Spring Break. Classes will not be held. Administrative offices open
16 Classes resume after Spring Break
20
  • Final day to drop a course with the instructor signature.
  • A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after February 13

April 2015

Date Description
1
  • Graduate Petitions for Graduation in January 2016 due
  • Undergraduate Degree Audits for 2016 due
2 Leadership Conference
20 College closed for Patriot's Day holiday
29
  • Undergraduate Research Conference.
  • Classes suspended until 2:30 p.m.

May 2015

Date Description
1 Final day of classes
4 Reading and review
5-9 Final examinations
11
  • Grades for students graduating in May posted to AARC by 10 a.m.
  • Final signed departmental graduating lists due to Registrar's Office
15 Commencement
18 Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.
  • Summer Academic Semester (May 18 - August 31)
  • 25 College closed for Memorial Day holiday

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