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University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 
    
University Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2013-2015 Academic Calendar for All Colleges and Schools



(Calendars are subject to change)

Fall 2013

February 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application - Priority Deadline

Next business day if date falls on weekend

March 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application Due - Late Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

Graduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

April 1
Undergraduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

May 1
International students application deadline enrollment deposits due.

July 1
Priority date for fall undergraduate admissions, including transfer students.

July 15
Electronic Portfolio Development (Fall 2013 T&P only).

July 29
Electronic Portfolio Development (Fall 2013 T&P only).

August 1
Application deadline for freshmen and transfer students.  Applications after this date will be considered on a space available basis.

August 5
All tuition and fees due

August 9
Financial aid posted

August 10
Resident hall check-in from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for all new students

August 11
Advising and registration continues for all students.

August 11-18
Week of Welcome (WOW)

August 12
Faculty Professional Development Day/Graduate Assistance Training

August 13
Faculty/Staff Institute and University Conference at 8 a.m.

August 17-18
Residence hall check-in from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for continuing students.

August 18
Week of Welcome (WOW) ends.

Preliminary class lists available through Banner.

August 19
First day of classes.

Late registration, schedule adjustment period (drop/add) begins.

Late registration fees imposed.

August 21
Notification of impending drop for students who have not submitted final immunization records.

August 23
Late registration and schedule adjustment period (drop/add/section changes) ends at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

August 26
First day for a student to initiate a withdrawal from a class (grade of WC) and student to request to be withdrawn from the institution (grade of W).

Residence check for on-campus students not registered or registered less than 12 hours

August 30
Tenth day of class - Census date

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

September 1
Graduate School Spring Admission Application Due - Priority Deadline.

Next business day if date falls on weekend.

Graduate International Students Spring Admission Application - Final Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

September 2
Labor Day, no classes

September 3
Final class rolls available in Banner.

September 5
Last day to challenge courses by examination for credit.

September 6
Last day for filing applications for the master’s foreign language examinations to be taken this semester.

Last day for deans to submit course offerings for spring 2014.

September 13
Early warning progress grades due in Banner by 5 p.m.

September 18
Students who have not met the state immunization requirements will be dropped from classes.

September 19
Last day to withdraw from the university with a prorated tuition and fee adjustment.

Fall Convocation in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium (classes should attend).

 October 1
Graduate School Spring Admission Application - Late Deadline. Next business day if date falls on weekend.

October 4
Mid-term progress reports due in Banner by 4 p.m.

Last day to apply for December graduation.

 

October 5
Foreign language examinations for master’s degree candidates.

October 8-11
Law School Mid-term exams.

October 11
General Faculty Meeting (Fall)

October 12
Fall Break begins after classes

October 14
Law School Fall Break (No Classes)

October 15
Classes resume at 8 a.m.

Deadline for graduating students to clear “I” grades.

October 16
Last day to file applications for admission to candidacy for graduate students planning to complete degrees this semester.

Early registration for spring 2014 begins.

Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a class with a grade of WC or from the university with a W grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

October 18
Founder’s Day

October 23
Last day for filing application for the master’s written examination to be taken this semester.

October 24
Department Chair Meeting

November 1
Spring admissions priority application deadline.

First day for returning students to pay Housing Administrative fees for Fall 2014.

First day for Continuing Students to pay housing administrative fee.  The fee will be accepted until all spaces are occupied.

First day for New Students to pay housing administrative fee.  New Students who pay by May 1, 2014 are guaranteed housing.

November 2
Written examinations for master’s degree candidates.

November 26
Last day of class for law school.

Last day for law school students to withdraw from a course.

November 27-December 1
Thanksgiving recess

November 21
Early Eagle NSO for Transfer Students.

December 1
Spring admissions final application deadline.

December 2
Classes resume at 8 a.m.

Last day for classes for graduating students.

December 2
Last day to submit theses/projects for this semester.

Last day of class lecture for non-graduating students.

December 2
Reading day for law school students/Conflict Day for graduating law school students.

December 3
Reading day for graduating and non-graduating students.

December 3-December 13
Final examinations for law school students.

December 4
Deadline for submission of undergraduate applications for admission to the spring semester.

December 4-5
Final examinations for graduating students.

December 4-10
Final examinations for non-graduating students.

December 6
Final grades for graduating students due in Banner by 5 p.m.

December 9
Final grades due for graduating law school students by 5 p.m.

December 10
Last day of classes for all students.

Last day of final examinations for non-graduating students.

NOTE:  THE LAST DAY OF CLASSES FOR ALL STUDENTS AND FINAL EXAMS ARE IN FACT THE SAME DAY.  THE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME INCLUDES THE REQUIRED EXAMINATION PERIODS.

December 11
Residence halls close at 10 a.m. for non-graduating students.

December 12
All grades due in Banner by 5 p.m.

December 13
Commencement rehearsal, 11 a.m.

Chancellor’s Reception for graduating students and their families, 6 p.m., Student Union

December 14
Commencement, 9 a.m.

Residence Halls close at 3 p.m. for graduating students.


 

 

Spring 2014

January 1
FAFSA for 2014-15 should be filed.

January 2
Financial aid posted.  All tuition and fees due.

University business resumes for all NCCU employees.

January 3
HR Training

January 6
Spring Semester Faculty Development Day

January 6
Residence hall check-in from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for all new students.

January 6-9
New Student Welcome Programs.

January 7-9
New Student Orientation

January 8-9
Residence hall check-in from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for continuing students.

January 9
First day of law school classes.

January 10
First day of classes.

Late registration, schedule adjustment period (drop/add) begins, late fees imposed.

Preliminary class rolls available in Banner.

January 14
Notification of impending drop for students who have not submitted final immunization records.

January 17
Late registration and schedule adjustment period (drop/add/section changes) conclude at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Residence check for on-campus students not registered or registered for less than 12 hours.

January 20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance, no classes.

January 21
First day for a student to initiate a withdrawal from a class (grade of WC) and student to request to be withdrawn from the institution (grade of W).

January 24
Tenth day of class - census date.

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Last day to challenge courses by examination for credit.

January 27
Final class rolls available in Banner.

February 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application - Priority Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

February 5
Last day for deans to submit course offerings for the summer sessions and fall 2014.

February 7
Early warning progress reports due in Banner by 5 p.m.

Last day for filing applications for the master’s foreign language examinations to be taken this semester.

February 9
First Steps Academic Recognition Ceremony

February 14
Last day to withdraw from the university with a prorated tuition and fee adjustment.

Last day to file for May graduation.

February 22
Foreign language examinations for master’s candidates.

February 28
Midterm progress reports due in Banner by 4 p.m.

March 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application Due - Late Deadline. Next business day if date falls on weekend.

Graduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline. Next business day if date falls on weekend.

March 5
Last day for undergraduate to withdraw from a class with a grade of WC or from the university with a W grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a grade of WC.

 

 

March 21
General Faculty Meeting (Spring)

Last day for filing applications for the master’s written examinations to be taken this semester.

April 1
Undergraduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

April 3
Honors Convocation McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium

April 6
Written examinations for master’s degree candidates.

April 15
Graduate School Summer Admission Application - Late Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

April 18
Good Friday, no classes.

April 28
Last day of class for law school.

Last day for law school students to withdraw from a course.

Last day to submit thesis/projects for this semester.

Last day of class lecture for non-graduating students.

April 29
Reading day for graduating and non-graduating students.

April 29
Reading day for law school students/Conflict day for graduating law school students.

April 30-May 1
Final examination for graduating students.

April 30-May 6
Final examinations for non-graduating students.

April 30-May 9
Final examinations for law school students.

May 1
International students application deadline.  Enrollment deposits due.

May 2
Final grades for graduating students due in Banner by 5 p.m.

Final grades for law school graduating students due in Banner by 5 p.m.

May 6
Last day of classes for all students.

NOTE:  THE LAST DAY OF CLASSES FOR ALL STUDENTS AND FINAL EXAMS ARE IN FACT THE SAME DAY.  THE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME INCLUDES THE REQUIRED EXAMINATION PERIODS.

May 7
Residence halls close at 10 a.m. for non-graduating students.

May 8
All grades due in Banner by 5 p.m.

May 9
Alumni Day

Baccalaureate Commencement rehearsal at 11 a.m.

Graduate and Professional Commencement Ceremony, 3 p.m.

Chancellor’s Reception for graduating students and their families, 6 p.m., A.E. Student Union

May 10
Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony, 8 a.m.

Residence Halls close at 5 p.m. for graduating students.

 

Summer 2014:  First Session

May 12
Faculty Professional Development Day

May 13
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

May 18
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.

May 19
Registration for all students.

First day of classes for law students.

May 20
First day of classes for non-law students.

Late registration/schedule adjustment period begins.

May 21
Schedule adjustment concludes at 4 p.m.

All registration activities for first and dual sessions end at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Last day to withdraw from the university with a tuition adjustment and/or refund.

May 26
Memorial Day, no classes

June 3
Equivalent 10th-day census date.

June 6
Last day to file for Summer graduation

March 8
Spring Break begins after Saturday classes. Residence halls close at noon.

March 10
Faculty Professional Development Day. (Spring Break)

March 14
Deadline for graduating students to clear “I” grades.

March 16
Residence halls reopen at noon.

 

March 17
Classes resume.

Registration opens for summer sessions and fall 2014

FAFSA for 2013-14 must be filed if attending summer school.

Last day to file applications for admission to candidacy for graduate students planning to complete degrees this semester.

June 9
Last day for undergraduate to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

June 11
Last day for filing application for the master’s foreign language examination to be taken this summer.

June 12-13
New Student Orientation First-Year Students.

June 17
New Student Orientation Transfer Students.

June 19-20
New Student Orientation First-Year Students.

June 21
Foreign language examinations for master’s degree candidates.

June 23
Last day of classes.

Last day to submit theses/projects for this summer session.

June 24
New Student Orientation Transfer students.

June 24-25
Final examinations

June 26
Residence halls close at 10 a.m. (first session only).

Final grades for first summer session due in Banner by 4 p.m.

First day of registration for Second Session.

Summer 2014:  Second Session

June 26-27
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

June 29
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.

July 1
First day of classes.

Late registration/schedule adjustment period begins.

Priority date for fall undergraduate admissions, include transfer students.

July 2
Schedule adjustment concludes at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Last day to withdraw from the university with a tuition adjustment and/or refund.

July 8
New Student Orientation Transfer Students.

July 10
Last day for filing application for the master’s written examination to be taken this summer.

Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

July 10-11
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

 

 

July 15
Equivalent 10th-day census date.

New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 17-18
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

July 19
Written examination for master’s degree candidates.

July 22
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 24-25
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

July 29
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 31
Last day of classes.

Last day to submit theses/projects for this summer session.

August 1-2
Final examinations

August 3
Residence halls close at noon.

August 4
Final grades for second summer session due in Banner by 4 p.m.

Fall 2014

February 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application - Priority Deadline

Next business day if date falls on weekend.

March 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application Due - Late Deadline.

Graduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

April 1
Undergraduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

May 1
International students application deadline

Enrollment deposits due

July 1
Priority date for fall undergraduate admissions, including transfer students

August 1
Application deadline for freshmen and transfer students.  Applications received after this date will be considered on a space available basis.

August 4
All tuition and fees due.

August 8
Financial aid posted

August 12
Faculty/Staff Institute and University Conference at 8 a.m.

August 13
Residence halls check-in for New students who did not attend Orientation - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Residence halls check-in for New students who attended Orientation

     9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Last Names A-M

     11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Last Names N-Z

August 13-17
Week of Welcome (WOW)

August 14
Residence halls check-in for Continuing students - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

August 17
Week of Welcome (WOW) ends.

Preliminary class lists available through Banner.

August 18
First day of classes.

Late registration, schedule adjustment period (drop/add) begins.

Late registration fees imposed.

August 20
Notification of impending drop for students who have not submitted final immunization records.

August 25
Residence check for on-campus students not registered or registered less than 12 hours.

August 29
Tenth day of class - Census date

Last day to file for residency reclassification

Late registration and scheduled adjustment period (drop/add/section changes) ends at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements

September 1
Graduate School Spring Admission Application Due - Priority Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

Graduate International Students Spring Admission Application - Final Deadline.

Next business day if date falls on weekend.

September 1
Undergraduate International Students Spring Admission Application - Final Deadline.

Next business day if date falls on weekend.

September 1
Labor Day, no classes

September 2
Final class rolls available in Banner.

September 4
Last day to challenge courses by examination for credit.

September 6
Last day for filing applications for the master’s foreign language examinations to be taken this semester.

Last day for deans to submit course offerings for spring 2015.

September 12
Early warning progress grades due in Banner by 5 p.m.

September 17
Students who have not met the state immunization requirements will be dropped from classes.

September 18
Last day to withdraw from the university with a prorated tuition and fee adjustment

Fall Convocation in McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium (classes should attend)

September 26
Last day to withdraw from the university with a prorated tuition and fee adjustment


 

 

October 1
Graduate School Spring Admission Application - Late Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

October 3
Mid-term progress reports due in Banner by 4 p.m.

Last day to apply for December graduation.

October 4
Foreign language examinations for master’s degree candidates.

October 7-10
Law School Mid-term exams

October 10
General Faculty Meeting

October 11
Fall Break begins after classes

October 13
Law School Fall Break (No Classes)

October 14
Classes resume at 8 a.m.

October 15
Last day to file applications for admission to candidacy for graduate students planning to complete degrees this semester.

Early registration for spring 2015 begins.

Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a class with a grade of WC or from the university with a W grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

October 22
Last day for filing application for the master’s written examination to be taken this semester.

October 24
Founder’s Day

November 1
Spring admission priority application deadline.

Written examinations for master’s degree candidates.

November 3
First day for Continuing Student to pay housing administrative fee.  The fee will be accepted until all spaces are occupied.

First day for New Students to pay housing administrative fee.  New Students who pay by May 1, 2015 are guaranteed housing.

November 20
Early Eagle NSO for Transfer Students.

November 26-30
Thanksgiving recess

December 1
Spring admissions final application deadline.

Classes resume at 8 a.m.

Last day of classes for graduating students.

Last day to submit theses/projects for this semester.

Last day of class lecture for non-graduating students.

December 2
Reading day for graduating and non-graduating students.

Reading day for law school students/Conflict day for graduating law school students.

December 3
Deadline for submission of undergraduate applications for admission to the spring semester.

December 3-4
Final examinations for graduating students.

December 3-9
Final examinations for non-graduating students.

December 3-12
Final examinations for law students.

December 5
Final grades for graduating students due in Banner by 5 p.m.

December 8
Final grades due for graduating law school students by 5 p.m.

December 9
Last day of classes for all students.

Last day of final examinations for non-graduating students.

NOTE:  THE LAST DAY OF CLASSES FOR ALL STUDENTS AND FINAL EXAMS ARE IN FACT THE SAME DAY.  THE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME INCLUDES THE REQUIRED EXAMINATION PERIODS.
 

December 10
Residence halls close at 10 a.m. for non-graduating students.

December 11
All grades due in Banner by 5 p.m.

December 12
Commencement rehearsal, 11 a.m.

Chancellor’s Reception for graduating students and their families, 6 p.m., A.E. Student Union

December 13
Commencement, 9 a.m.

Residence halls close at 3 p.m. for graduating students.

 

Spring 2015

January 1
FAFSA for 2015-16 should be filed.

January 2
Financial aid posted.

All tuition and fees due.

University business resumes for all NCCU employees.

January 5
Residence hall check-in from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for all new students.

January 5-8
New Student Welcome Programs

January 6-8
New Student Orientation

January 7-8
Residence hall check-in from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. for continuing students.

January 8
First day of law school classes

January 9
First day of classes

Late registration, schedule adjustment period (drop/add) begins, late fees imposed.

Preliminary class rolls available in Banner.

January 13
Notification of impending drop for students who have not submitted final immunization records.

January 16
Late registration and schedule adjustment period (drop/add/section changes) conclude at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Residence check for on-campus students not registered or registered for less than 12 hours.

January 19
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance, no classes

January 20
First day for a student to initiate a withdrawal from a class (grade of WC) and student to request to be withdrawn from the institution (grade of W).
 

January 23
Tenth day of class - census date

Last day to file for residency reclassification

Last registration and schedule adjustment period (drop/add/section changes) conclude at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for all students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Last day to challenge courses by examination for credit.

January 26
Final class rolls available in Banner.

February 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application - Priority Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

February 4
Last day for deans to submit course offerings for the summer sessions and fall 2015

February 6
Early warning progress reports due in Banner by 5 p.m.

Last day for filing applications for the master’s foreign language examinations to be taken this semester.

February 8
First Steps Academic Recognition Ceremony

February 20
Last day to withdraw from the university with a prorated tuition and fee adjustment.
Last day to file for May graduation.

February 21
Foreign language examinations for master’s candidates

February 27
Midterm progress reports due in Banner by 4 p.m.

March 1
Graduate School Fall Admission Application Due - Late Deadline. Next business day if date falls on weekend.

Graduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline. Next business day if date falls on weekend.

March 4
Last day for undergraduates to withdraw from a class with a grade of WC or from the university with a W grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a grade of WC.

 

March 7
Spring Break begins after Saturday classes.

Residence halls close at noon.

March 15
Residence halls reopen at noon.

March 16
Classes resume

Registration opens for summer sessions and fall 2015.

FAFSA for 2014-2015 must be filed if attending summer school.

Last day to file applications for admission to candidacy for graduate students planning to complete degrees this semester.

March 20
General Faculty Meeting

Last day for filing applicatins for the master’s written examinations to be taken this semester.

March 26
Honors Convocation, McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium

March 28
Written examinations for master’s degree candidates

April 1
Undergraduate International Students Fall Admission Application Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

April 3
Good Friday, no classes

April 15
Graduate School Summer Admission Application - Late Deadline.  Next business day if date falls on weekend.

April 27
Last day of class for law school

Last day for law school students to withdraw from a course.

Last day to submit thesis/projects for this semester.

Last day of class lecture for non-graduating students.

April 28
Reading day for graduating and non-graduating students.

April 28
Reading day for law school students/Conflict day for graduating law students

April 29-30
Final examinations for graduating students.

April 29-May 8
Final examinations for law school students.

April 30-May 5
Final examinations for non-graduating students.

May 1
Final grades for graduating students due in Banner by 5 p.m.

Final grades for law school graduating students due in Banner by 5 p.m.

International students application deadline.

Enrollment deposits due.

May 5
Last day of classes for all students.

NOTE:  THE LAST DAY OF CLASSES FOR ALL STUDENTS AND FINAL EXAMS ARE IN FACT THE SAME DAY.  THE INSTRUCTIONAL TIME INCLUDES THE REQUIRED EXAMINATION PERIODS.

May 6
Residence halls close at 10 a.m. for non-graduating students

May 7
All grades due in Banner by 5 p.m.

May 8
Alumni Day

Baccalaureate Commencement rehearsal at 10 a.m.

Graduate and Professional Commencement Ceremony, 3 p.m.

Chancellor’s Reception for graduating students and their families, 6 p.m, A.E. Student Union

May 9
Baccalaureate Commencement Ceremony, 8 a.m.

Residence halls close at 5 p.m. for graduating students

Summer 2015:  First Session

May 12
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

May 17
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.

May 18
Registration for all students.

First day of classes for law students.

May 19
First day of classes for non-law students.

Late registration/schedule adjustment period begins.

May 20
Schedule adjustment concludes at 4 p.m.

All registration activities for first and dual sessions end at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements.

Last day to withdraw from the university with a tuition adjustment and/or refund.

May 25
Memorial Day, no classes

June 2
Equivalent 10th-day census date

June 5
Last day to file for Summer graduation

 

 

June 8
Last day for undergraduate to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

Last day for graduate students to withdraw from a class with a WC grade.

June 10
Last day for filing application for the master’s foreign language examination to be taken this summer.

June 11-12
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

June 18-19
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

June 20
Foreign language examinations for master’s degree candidates

June 23
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

June 22
Last day of classes.

Last day to submit theses/projects for this summer session.

June 23-24
Final examinations

June 25
Residence halls close at 10 a.m. (first session only)

Final grades for first summer session due in Banner by 4 p.m.

First day of registration for Second Session

Summer 2015:  Second Session

June 25-26
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

June 28
Residence halls open at 9 a.m.

June 30
First day of classes

Late registration/schedule adjustment period begins

New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 1
Schedule Adjustment concludes at 4 p.m.

Course schedules canceled for students who have not made satisfactory payment arrangements

Last day to withdraw from the university with a tuition adjustment and/or refund

Priority date for all undergraduate admissions, including transfer students

July 7
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 9
Last day for filing application for the master’s written examination to be taken this summer

July 9-10
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

 

 

July 14
Equivalent 10th-day census date

New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 16-17
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

July 18
Written examination for master’s degree candidates

July 21
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 23-24
New Student Orientation First-Year Students

July 28
New Student Orientation Transfer Students

July 30
Last day of classes

Last day to submit theses/projects for this summer session

July 31-August 1
Final examinations

August 2
Residence halls close at noon

August 3
Final grades for second summer session due in Banner by 4 p.m.