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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2012

April-August
New student and family orientation sessions
August 20-24, Monday-Friday
Department, college, and university faculty meetings
August 27, Monday
Beginning of classes
September 2, Sunday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
September 3, Monday
Labor Day (university closed)
September 5, Wednesday
Last day to set privacy settings in MyNIU to suppress printing of directory information for the university phone book
September 7, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to add a first-half semester or full-semester course with approval of course department 
September 7, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to drop a first-half semester or full-semester course with approval of major college
September 11, Tuesday
Last day to change a full-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
September 14, Friday
Last day to change a first-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
September 21, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a first-half-semester course
October 19, Friday
Last day for an undergraduate to withdraw from a full-semester course or from the university
October 21, Sunday
End of the first half of the semester
October 22, Monday
Beginning of second half of semester
October 28, Sunday
Last day to add or drop a second-half-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
October 29, Monday
Last day to add or drop a second-half-semester course with approval of major college
November 9, Friday
Last day to change a second-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
November 16, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a second-half-semester course, or from the university (with academic jeopardy)
November 21-November 25, Wednesday-Sunday
Thanksgiving break
November 26, Monday
Last day to change or declare a major to be effective for the fall semester
November 26, Monday
Resumption of classes
November 29, Thursday
Last day for an undergraduate to make up a mark of incomplete from spring semester 2012
December 8, Saturday
Classes end
December 10-15, Monday-Saturday
Final examinations
December 16, Sunday
End of fall semester
Undergraduate fall commencement

Spring Semester 2013

October-January
New student and family orientation sessions
January 7-11, Monday-Friday
Department and college faculty meetings
January 14, Monday
Beginning of classes
January 20, Sunday
Last day for an undergraduate to add or drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
January 21, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday (university closed)
January 23, Wednesday
Last day to set privacy settings in MyNIU to supress printing of directory information for the university phone book
January 25, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to add a first-half-semester or full-semester course with approval of course department 
January 25, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to drop a first-half-semester or full-semester course with approval of major college
January 29, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to change a full-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
February 1, Friday
Last day to apply for spring 2013 graduation via self-service in MyNIU
February 1, Friday
Last day to change a first-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
February 8, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a first-half-semester course
February 28, Friday
Last day for an undergraduate to make up a mark of incomplete from summer semester 2012
March 8, Friday
Last day for an undergraduate to withdraw from a full-semester course or from the university
March 9, Saturday
End of the first half of semester
March 10, Sunday
Beginning of spring break
March 18, Monday
Resumption of classes and beginning of second half of semester
March 24, Sunday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a second-half-semester course via self-service in MyNIU
March 25, Monday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a second-half-semester course with approval of major college
April 5, Friday

Last day for undergraduates to change a second-half-semester course from credit to audit or from audit to credit
April 12, Friday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a second-half-semester course, or from the university (with academic jeopardy)
April 15, Monday
Last day for undergraduates to make up a mark of incomplete from fall semester 2012
April 19, Friday
Last day to change or declare a major to be effective for the spring semester
May 2, Thursday
Classes end
May 3, Friday
Reading Day
May 4, 6-10, Saturday, Monday-Friday
Final examinations
May 11, Saturday
End of spring semester
Undergraduate spring commencement

Summer Session 2013

June 15, Saturday
Last day to apply for summer 2013 graduation via self-service in MyNIU
June 17, Monday
Beginning of classes
June 19, Wednesday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a first-half-session or full-session course via self-service in MyNIU
June 20, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to change a first-half-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
June 25, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to change a full-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
June 26, Wednesday
Last day to set privacy settings in MyNIU to supress printing of directory information for the university phone book
July 1, Monday
Last day to apply for fall 2013 graduation via self-service in MyNIU
July 2, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a first-half-session course
July 2, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in first-half-session courses to withdraw from the university
July 4, Thursday
Independence Day Holiday (university closed)
July 11, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a full-session course
July 11, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in full-session courses to withdraw from the university
July 14, Sunday
End of the first-half-session
July 15, Monday
Beginning of last-half-session
July 17, Wednesday
Last day for undergraduates to add or drop a last-half-session course via self-service in MyNIU
July 18, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to change a last-half-session course from credit to audit or audit to credit
July 18, Thursday
Last day for undergraduates to declare a major for the summer session
July 30, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a last-half-session course
July 30, Tuesday
Last day for undergraduates enrolled only in last-half-session courses to withdraw from the university
August 11, Sunday
Summer session ends