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Fall 2008 Academic Calendar

Registration, Withdrawal and Grade Dates for Students

August || September || October || November || December

Note: Subject to Change without notice.


August 2008
Friday, Aug. 22 Residence halls open at noon. (Specific Residence Hall move-in dates to be announced.)
Monday, Aug. 25 Late Registration for returning students, new students and cross-registration.
New Student Convocation.
Tuesday, Aug. 26 Fall and Express I classes begin.
Wednesday, Aug. 27 Senior Citizen registration.


September 2008
Monday, Sept. 1 Fall and Express I Drop/Add Deadline: Last day for 100% refund for full semester and Express I courses.
Last day to submit a request to Audit class.
Last day to apply for a Pass/Fail grade option.
Monday, Sept. 8 Last day for 90% refund for full semester and Express I courses.
Tuesday, Sept. 16 Last day to withdraw with a "W" from Express I courses.
Monday, Sept. 22 Last day for 50% refund for full semester courses.


October 2008
Friday, Oct. 1 Deadline for Application to Graduate in December 2008.
Tuesday, Oct. 7 Last day for students to withdraw from full semester courses with a grade of "W".
Wednesday, Oct. 8 Last day of Express I classes.
Thursday, Oct. 9 Express I final exams for MW classes.
Friday, Oct. 10 Express I final exams for TR classes.
Saturday, Oct. 11 Express I final exams for Saturday classes.
Sunday, Oct. 12 Fall Break Holiday (SD).
Monday, Oct. 13 Fall Break Holiday (SD).
Last day for 25% refund for full semester courses.
Tuesday, Oct. 14 Fall Break Holiday (SD).
Wednesday, Oct. 15 Classes resume; Express II courses begin.
Friday, Oct. 17 Last day to Drop/Add for Express II courses; Last day for 100% refund for Express II courses.
Mid Term and Express I grades available to students via CougarTrail at 8:00 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23 Last day for 90% refund for Express II courses.
Friday, Oct. 31 Last day for 50% refund for Express II courses.


November 2008
Monday, Nov. 3 Spring 2009 early registration begins based on earned hours.
Wednesday, Nov. 5 Last day to withdraw from Express II courses with a "W"; Last day for 25% refund for Express II courses.
Wednesday, Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Holiday begins (no classes).
Thursday, Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes) - college-wide closing.
Friday, Nov. 28 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes) - college-wide closing.
Saturday, Nov. 29 Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes) - college-wide closing.
Sunday, Nov. 30 Classes resume.


December 2008
Monday, Dec. 8 Last day of Fall and Express II classes.
Tuesday, Dec. 9 Reading Day (SD) - Make-up day for classes missed on Friday, Sept. 5 due to Tropical Storm Hanna.
Wednesday, Dec. 10 Fall semester and Express II final exams begin.
Wednesday, Dec. 17 Fall semester and Express II final exams end.
Saturday, Dec. 20 Fall 2008 December Commencement.
Tuesday, Dec. 23 Final grades available via CougarTrail at 8:00 a.m.

SD = Storm Day Makeup