University Registrar's Office

Fall 2003 Academic Calendar

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August 12, Tuesday Fall semester opens
August 12, Tuesday Undergraduate academic suspension appeals deadline
August 12–16,
Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 13, Wednesday State of the Campus Address and Faculty Convocation
August 14, Thursday Orientation for new graduate students
August 18, Monday Classes begin, 8:00 A.M.
August 18–22,
Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 22, Friday Last day to change courses or course sections without special permission
August 22, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline
August 25, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2003
August 27, Wednesday Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund
September 1–30 Undergraduate students declare or change major in September.
September 1, Monday Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 8, Monday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2003
September 26, Friday Six weeks progress reports due in University Registrar's Office
October 6, Monday Founders Day
October 10, Friday Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 P.M.
October 10, Friday Last day to drop course(s) without academic penalty
October 15, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 A.M.
October 15–November 14,
Spring semester advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 29–November 14,
Spring 2004 registration for continuing students
October 31, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates oral examinations
November 14, Friday Filing deadline for one signed copy of dissertation, The Graduate School
November 25, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 P.M.
December 1, Monday Classes resume, 8:00 A.M.
December 1, Monday Filing deadline for one copy of thesis, The Graduate School
December 8, Monday Last day of classes
December 9, Tuesday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates
December 9, Tuesday Reading Day
December 10–12, 15–17,
Wednesday–Friday, Monday–Wednesday
Final examinations
December 13, Saturday Tentative official final exam makeup day
December 18, Thursday Tentative official final exam makeup day
December 18, Thursday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Approved by the Chancellor 03.19.01