University Registrar's Office

Fall 2010 Academic Calendar

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August 16–20, Monday–Friday Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 16, Monday Fall Semester Opens
August 17, Tuesday Undergraduate Academic Suspension Appeals Deadline
August 18, Wednesday State of the Campus Address
August 23, Monday Classes Begin, 8:00 A.M.
August 23–27, Monday–Friday Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
August 27, Friday Last Day to Change Courses or Course Sections without special permission
August 27, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes
August 27, Friday Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund
August 30, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2010
September 1–30 Undergraduate students planning to either declare or change major should do so during this time
September 6, Monday Labor Day Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
September 10, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2010
October 1, Friday Six weeks progress reports due in University Registrar’s Office
October 5, Tuesday Founders Day
October 8, Friday Instruction Ends for Fall Break 6:00 P.M.
October 13, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break 8:00 A.M.
October 15, Friday Last day to drop courses without academic penalty
Oct. 18–Nov. 19, Mon.–Fri. Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 29, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations
November 1, Monday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during fall 2011
Nov. 1–21, Mon.–Sun. Spring 2011 Registration for Continuing Students
November 12, Friday Filing deadline for one signed copy of dissertation, Graduate School
November 22, Monday Filing deadline for one copy of thesis, Graduate School
November 23, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving Holiday 10:00 P.M.
November 29, Monday Classes resume 8:00 A.M.
December 6, Monday Last Day of Classes
December 7, Tuesday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates.Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School.
December 7, Tuesday Reading Day
December 8–11, 13–14, Wed.–Sat., Mon.–Tue. Final Examinations
December 15, Wednesday Final Exam makeup day
December 16, Thursday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Academic Calendar approved by the Faculty Senate 4.1.09; Approved by the Chancellor 6.29.09.

Note: The University allows for a limited number of excused absences for religious observances required by the faith of the student. Beyond the minimum terms and limits of this policy, instructors maintain authority to establish and enforce this policy for the courses they teach. For the complete policy, see the Undergraduate Bulletin.

See Part of Term calendar for registration and grading dates.