University Registrar's Office

Fall 2009 Academic Calendar

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August 16–21, Sun.–Fri. Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 18, Tuesday Fall Semester Opens
August 18, Tuesday Undergraduate Academic Suspension Appeals Deadline
August 19, Wednesday State of the Campus Address
August 24, Monday Classes Begin, 8:00 A.M.
August 24–28, Mon.–Fri. Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
August 28, Friday Last Day to Change Courses or Course Sections without special permission
August 28, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes
August 28, Friday Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund
August 31, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2009
September 1–30 Undergraduate students planning to either declare or change major should do so during this time
September 7, Monday Labor Day Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
September 11, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2009
October 2, Friday Six weeks progress reports due in University Registrar’s Office
October 5, Monday Founders Day
October 9, Friday Instruction Ends for Fall Break 6:00 P.M.
October 14, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break 8:00 A.M.
October 16, Friday Last day to drop courses without academic penalty
October 30, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates oral examinations
Oct. 22–Nov. 20, Thu.–Fri. Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
November 1, Sunday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during fall 2010
Nov. 2–22, Mon.–Sun. Spring 2010 Registration for Continuing Students
November 13, Friday Filing deadline for one signed copy of dissertation, Graduate School
November 23, Monday Filing deadline for one copy of thesis, Graduate School
November 24, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday 10:00 P.M.
November 30, Monday Classes resume 8:00 A.M.
December 7, Monday Last Day of Classes
December 8, Tuesday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates.Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School.
December 8, Tuesday Reading Day
December 9–11, 14–16, Wed.–Fri., Mon.–Wed. Final examinations
December 12, Saturday Tentative official final exam makeup day
December 17, Thursday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum
December 18, Friday Tentative official final exam makeup day


Academic Calendar approved by the Faculty Senate 3.14.07; Approved by the Chancellor 3.28.07