University Registrar's Office

Fall 2008 Academic Calendar

Printer-friendly version of this pagePRINT THIS
You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file.

August 17–20, Sun.–Wed. Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 19, Tuesday Fall semester opens
August 19, Tuesday Orientation for new graduate students, 6:00 P.M.
August 20, Wednesday State of the Campus Address and Faculty Convocation
August 21, Thursday Undergraduate academic suspension appeals deadline, 5:00 P.M.
August 21, Thursday Orientation for new graduate students, 9:00 A.M.
August 25, Monday Classes begin, 8:00 A.M.
August 25–29, Mon.–Fri. Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 29, Friday Last day to change course or course section without special permission
August 29, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline.Last day to drop course for it not to count in Financial Aid satisfactory progress locked hours.
August 29, Friday Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund
September 1, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2008
September 1, Monday Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 1–30 Undergraduate students declare or change major in September.
October 3, Friday Six weeks progress reports due in University Registrar’s Office
October 6, Monday Founders Day
October 17, Friday Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 P.M.
October 17, Friday Last day to drop course without academic penalty
October 22, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 A.M.
Oct. 22–Nov. 21, Wed.–Fri. Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 24, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2008
Nov. 3–23, Mon.–Sun. Spring 2009 registration for continuing students
November 3, Monday Final date for December doctoral candidates oral examinations
November 17, Monday Deadline for filing signed approval copy of dissertation, The Graduate School
November 24, Monday Deadline for filing approval copy of thesis, The Graduate School
November 25, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 P.M.
December 1, Monday Classes resume, 8:00 A.M.
December 8, Monday Last day of classes
December 9, Tuesday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates

Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School
December 9, Tuesday Reading Day
December 10–12, 15–17, Wed.–Fri., Mon.–Wed. Final examinations
December 13, Saturday Tentative official final exam makeup day
December 18, Thursday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
December 19, Friday Tentative official final exam makeup day