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Events > Fall 2013 Academic Calendar


» Important information regarding refund periods

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M August 19

Non-matriculated undergraduate, Cross-Registered, Visiting and Exchange student registration begins. (ALL NON-MATRICULATED REGISTRATIONS FOR UNDERGRADUATE COURSES)

R August 22

Freshmen Check Into Residence Halls 10am-5pm

F August 23

Freshman Convocation

  August 24 - August 25

Returning Residents May Check Into Residence Halls from 10am-5pm, and 830pm-10pm

M August 26

OFFICIAL FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

  August 26 - September 1

Add/Drop First-semester freshmen and first-semester transfers do not have web access to change their schedules. They must have advisor's signature and must process add/drop during Academic Advising business hours. [1]

U September 1

Graduation Applications for December 2013 due in the Rec/Reg Office (Students participate in May 2014 ceremony). [Applications will be accepted Tuesday]

M September 2

Labor Day - No Classes

  September 2 - September 9

Add/Drop: Add requires electronic permission from the instructor. [1]

  September 5 - September 6

Rosh Hashana - classes in session [3]

  September 10 - November 1

Course Withdrawal Period. A student may withdraw from a course that started at the beginning of the semester ($20 course withdrawal fee). [1]

  September 10 - September 16

Late Registration/Add: First time registration($40 late registration fee) or add a course ($20 course change fee) with electronic permission from the instructor. All course schedule changes must be done in Records and Registration (HAB 19). [2]

S September 14

Yom Kippur - classes in session [3]

M September 16

FALL 2013 REGISTRATION ENDS

T October 1

Deregistration for non-payment Fall 2013

F October 4

Last day for student to submit work due for course graded “I” (incomplete) for Spring or Summer 2013.

F October 11

Mid-Point of Fall 2013 semester.

M October 14

Columbus Day - NO CLASSES

T October 15

Fall break - NO CLASSES

F October 18

Last day for instructor to submit grade change for an "I" for Spring and Summer 2013.

F November 1

Last day for Course Withdrawal.

  November 4 - January 14

Advance Registration for Spring 2014

Nov. 4 Matriculated Graduate Student registration begins
Nov. 12 Matriculated Undergraduate Student registration begins
Nov. 19 Non-matriculated Graduate Student registration begins (REGISTRATION FOR GRADUATE COURSES ONLY)
Jan 14 Non-matriculated, Cross-Registered, and Visiting Undergraduate registration begins

M November 4

Black Solidarity Day - classes in session [4]

F November 8

Last day for student-elected Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory option.

M November 25

Undergraduates: Last day to withdraw from College without failing grades for the semester.

  November 27 - November 29

Thanksgiving Recess - no classes. Classes resume at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 2nd

  December 2 - December 10

SEI administration

M December 9

Last day of classes.

  December 10 - December 11

Study Day/Make-up Class Day. [5]

R December 12

Common Exam Day

  December 13 - December 19

Final examinations

R December 19

End of Fall 2013 semester

F December 20

Residence Halls close 10 a.m.

T December 24

Last day for faculty to submit final grades (due by 2pm)

[1] Important information regarding refund periods

[2] The $40 late registration fee and $20 course change/withdrawal fee are an addition to course tuition. Please visit the Student Accounts web page for additional tuition information.

[3] The New York State Education Law, Chapter 161, Section 224 stipulates that: “Any student who is unable, because of religious beliefs, to attend classes on a particular day or days, shall be excused from any examination, study, or work requirements. It shall be the responsibility of the faculty and the administrative officials…to make available to each student…an equivalent opportunity to make up any examination, study, or work requirements which he or she may have missed because of such absence on a particular day or days”. This applies to all religious observances, specified or not specified on the calendar.

[4] Instructors are asked to avoid the scheduling of examinations on this day and to permit students who will be unable to attend classes to make up assignments missed.

[5] ALL ROOMS BEING USED ON THIS DAY MUST BE RESERVED THOUGH THE SCHEDULING OFFICE. Please include course number when reserving space.

» Download the academic calendar in .ics format (use in Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, iCal, on your iPhone, and more!) What is .ics format?