University Registrar's Office

Spring 2011 Academic Calendar

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January 3, Monday Undergraduate academic appeals deadline
January 5–7, Wednesday–Friday Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 10, Monday Classes Begin 8:00 A.M.
January 10–181, Monday–Tuesday Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
January 17, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 181, Tuesday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes
January 181, Tuesday Last day to change courses or course sections without special permission for the standard 15-week term
January 181, Tuesday Last day to drop a course for tuition and fees refund for the standard 15-week term
January 18, Tuesday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May 2011
January 28, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May 2011
February 1–28 Undergraduate Students declare or change major in February.
February 14, Monday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during spring 2012
February 18, Friday Six weeks progress reports due in University Registrar’s Office
March 1, Tuesday Financial Aid priority filing date for 2011–12 academic year
March 4, Friday Last day to drop course(s) without academic penalty for the standard 15-week term
March 5, Saturday Instruction ends for Spring Break 1:00 P.M.
March 14, Monday Classes Resume after Spring Break 8:00 A.M.
March 16, Wednesday Final date for May doctoral candidates' oral examinations
Mar. 21–Apr. 27, Mon.–Wed. Summer and/or Fall advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 30, Wednesday Deadline for filing one signed copy of dissertation, Graduate School
April 4–27, Mon.–Wed. Summer and/or Fall 2011 Registration for continuing students
April 8, Friday Student Excellence Day
April 12, Tuesday Deadline for filing one copy of thesis, Graduate School
April 22, Friday Spring Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
April 26, Tuesday University follows Friday Schedule; Last Day of Classes
April 27, Wednesday Final date for complete clearance of May candidates for graduate degrees. Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School.
April 27, Wednesday Reading Day
April 28–30, May 2–4, Thur.–Sat., Mon.–Wed. Final Examinations
May 6, Friday May Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

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

1 Date adjusted due to weather-related closure.

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.