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  Nov 18, 2017
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar

The Schedule of Classes should be consulted for registration dates. For detailed information regarding Graduate School deadlines pertaining to application, admission, and graduation, see the official Graduate School Calendar, which is available from the Graduate School and at our website,

Summer Session 2008

June 16, Monday
Beginning of classes
July 4, Friday
Independence Day Holiday (no classes)
August 8, Friday
End of summer session
August 9, Saturday
Summer 2008 degree date

Fall Semester 2008

August 18-22, Monday-Friday
Department, college, and university faculty meetings
August 25, Monday
Beginning of classes
September 1, Monday
Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
November 25, Tuesday
Beginning of Thanksgiving break after regularly scheduled classes
December 1 , Monday
Resumption of classes
December 8-13, Monday-Saturday
Final examinations
December 14, Sunday
Commencement; fall 2008 degree date

Spring Semester 2009

January 5-9, Monday-Friday
Department and college faculty meetings
January 12, Monday
Beginning of classes
January 19, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (no classes)
March 7, Saturday
Beginning of spring break after regularly scheduled classes
March 16, Monday
Resumption of classes
May 1, Friday
Reading Day
May 2, 4-8, Saturday, Monday-Friday
Final examinations
May 9, Saturday
Commencement; spring 2009 degree date