University Registrar's Office

Fall 2011 Academic Calendar

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August 15–19, Monday–Friday Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 15, Monday Fall Semester Opens
August 16, Tuesday Undergraduate Academic Suspension Appeals Deadline
August 17, Wednesday State of the Campus Address
August 22, Monday Classes Begin, 8:00 A.M.
August 22–26, Monday–Friday Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
August 26, Friday Last Day to Change Courses or Course Sections without special permission
August 26, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes
August 26, Friday Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund
August 29, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2011
September 1–30 Undergraduate students planning to either declare or change major should do so during this time
September 5, Monday Labor Day Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed
September 9, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2011
September 30, Friday Six weeks progress reports due in University Registrar’s Office
October 5, Wednesday Founders Day
October 7, Friday Instruction Ends for Fall Break 6:00 P.M.
October 12, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break 8:00 A.M.
October 14, Friday Last day to drop courses without academic penalty
Oct. 17–Nov. 21, Mon.–Mon. Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 28, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations
November 1, Tuesday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during fall 2012
Nov. 1–21, Tue.–Mon. Spring 2012 registration for continuing students
November 11, Friday Filing deadline for one signed copy of dissertation, Graduate School
November 21, Monday Filing deadline for one copy of thesis, Graduate School
November 22, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving Holiday 10:00 P.M.
November 28, Monday Classes resume 8:00 A.M.
December 5, Monday Last Day of Classes
December 6, Tuesday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates.Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School.
December 6, Tuesday Reading Day
December 7–10, 12–13, Wed.–Sat., Mon.–Tue. Final Examinations
December 14, Wednesday Final Exam makeup day
December 15, 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 Parts of Term calendar for registration and grading dates.