University Registrar's Office

Spring 2012 Academic Calendar

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January 2, Monday Undergraduate academic appeals deadline
January 4–6, Wednesday–Friday Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 9, Monday Classes Begin 8:00 A.M.
January 9–13, Monday–Friday Late Registration and Schedule Adjustment
January 13, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes
January 13, Friday Last day to change courses or course sections without special permission
January 13, Friday Last day to drop a course for tuition and fees refund
January 16, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 17, Tuesday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May 2012
January 27, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May 2012
February 1–29 Undergraduate Students declare or change major in February.
February 13, Monday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during spring 2013
March 1, Thursday Financial Aid priority filing date for 2012–13 academic year
March 2, Friday Last day to drop course(s) without academic penalty
March 3, Saturday Instruction ends for Spring Break 1:00 P.M.
March 12, Monday Classes Resume after Spring Break 8:00 A.M.
March 14, Wednesday Final date for May doctoral candidates' oral examinations
Mar. 19–Apr. 25, Mon.–Wed. Summer and/or Fall 2012 advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 28, Wednesday Deadline for filing one signed copy of dissertation, Graduate School
April 2–25, Mon.–Wed. Summer and/or Fall 2012 Registration for continuing students
April 6, Friday Spring Holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
April 10, Tuesday Deadline for filing one copy of thesis, Graduate School
April 16, Monday Student Excellence Day
April 24, Tuesday University follows Friday Schedule; Last Day of Classes
April 25, 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 25, Wednesday Reading Day
April 26–28, April 30–May 2, Thur.–Sat., Mon.–Wed. Final Examinations
May 4, Friday May Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Academic Calendar approved by Faculty Senate 4.1.09; by the Chancellor 6.29.09; Amended 2.1.12.

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.