Sep 24, 2018  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [NOTE!!!! THIS IS AN ARCHIVED CATALOG. FOR THE CURRENT CATALOG, GO TO CATALOG.NIU.EDU]

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2010

April-August
New student and family orientation sessions
August 16-20, Monday-Friday
Department, college, and university faculty meetings
August 23, Monday
Beginning of classes
August 29, Sunday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
September 1, Wednesday
Last day to set privacy settings in MyNIU to suppress printing of directory information for the university phone book
September 3, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half semester or full-semester course with approval of major college
September 6, Monday
Labor Day (university closed)
September 7, Tuesday
Last day to change a full-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
September 10, Friday
Last day to change a first-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
September 17, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a first-half-semester course
Last day to appeal a spring/summer 2010 grade
October 15, Friday
Last day for an undergraduate to withdraw from a full-semester course
October 17, Sunday
End of the first half of the semester
October 18, Monday
Beginning of second half of semester
October 24, Sunday
Last day to add or drop a second-half-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
October 25, Monday
Last day to add or drop a second-half-semester course with approval of major college
November 5, Friday
Last day to change a second-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
November 12, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a second-half-semester course, or from the university
November 19, Friday
Last day to change or declare a major for the fall semester
November 23, Tuesday
Last day for an undergraduate to make up a mark of incomplete from spring semester 2010
November 24, Wednesday
Beginning of Thanksgiving break
November 29, Monday

Resumption of classes
December 1, Wednesday
Last day to apply for spring 2011 graduation via self-service in MyNIU
December 4, Saturday
Classes end
December 6-11, Monday-Saturday
Final examinations
December 12, Sunday
End of fall semester
Undergraduate fall commencement

Spring Semester 2011

October-January
New student and family orientation sessions
January 10-14, Monday-Friday
Department and college faculty meetings
January 17, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (university closed)
January 18, Tuesday
Beginning of classes
January 23, Sunday
Last day for an undergraduate to add or drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
January 28, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course with approval of major college
Feburary 1, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to change a full-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
February 4, Friday
Last day to change a first-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
February 11, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a first-half-semester course
Last day to appeal a fall 2010 grade
March 11, Friday
Last day for an undergraduate to withdraw from a full-semester course or from the university
March 12, Saturday
End of the first half of semester
March 13, Sunday
Beginning of spring break
March 21, Monday
Resumption of classes and beginning of second half of semester
March 27, Sunday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a second-half-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
March 28, Monday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a second-half-semester course with approval of major college
April 8, Friday

Last day for undergraduates to change a second-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
April 15, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a second-half-semester course
April 22, Friday
Last day to change or declare a major for the spring semester
May 1, Sunday
Last day to apply for summer 2011 graduation via self-service in MyNIU
May 6, Friday
Reading Day
May 7, 9-13, Saturday, Monday-Friday
Final examinations
May 14, Saturday
End of spring semester
Undergraduate spring commencement

Summer Session 2011

June 13, Monday
Beginning of classes
June 15, Wednesday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half-session or full-session course via self-service in MyNIU
June 16, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to change a first-half-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
June 21, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to change a full-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
June 28, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a first-half-session course
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in first-half-session courses to withdraw from the university
June 30, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to make up a mark of incomplete from fall 2010
July 1, Friday
Last day to apply for fall 2011 graduation via self-service in MyNIU
July 4, Monday
Independence Day Holiday (university closed)
July 7, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a full-session course
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in full-session courses to withdraw from the university
July 10, Sunday
End of the first-half-session
July 11, Monday
Beginning of last-half-session
July 13, Wednesday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a last-half-session course via self-service in MyNIU
July 14, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to change a last-half-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
Last day for undergraduates to declare a major for the summer session
July 26, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a last-half-session course
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in last-half-session courses to withdraw from the university
August 7, Sunday
Summer session ends