University Registrar's Office

Fall 2013 Academic Calendar

August 12–16, Mon.–Fri. Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification
August 12, Monday Fall semester opens
August 13, Tuesday Undergraduate academic suspension appeals deadline
August 14, Wednesday State of the Campus Address
August 19, Monday Classes begin, 8:00 A.M.
August 19–23, Mon.–Fri. Late registration and schedule adjustment
August 23, Friday Last day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission
August 23, Friday Financial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.
August 23, Friday Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund
August 26, Monday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2013
September 1–30 Undergraduate students declare or change major in September.
September 2, Monday Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
September 6, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2013
October 5, Saturday Founders Day
October 11, Friday Last day to drop course(s) without academic penalty
October 11, Friday Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.
October 16, Wednesday Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.
Oct. 16–Nov. 19, Wed.–Tues. Spring semester and summer session advising for continuing students, by appointment
October 25, Friday Final date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations
Oct. 28–Nov. 19, Mon.–Tues. Spring and Summer 2014 registration for continuing students
November 1, Friday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Fall 2014
November 8, Friday Deadline for filing one signed copy of dissertation with the Graduate School
November 18, Monday Deadline for filing one copy of thesis with the Graduate School
November 26, Tuesday Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.
December 2, Monday Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.
December 2, Monday Last day of classes
December 3, Tuesday Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates. Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
December 3, Tuesday Reading Day
December 4–7, 9–11, Wed.–Sat., Mon.–Wed. Final examinations
December 12, Thursday Final exam makeup day
December 13, Friday December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Approved by the Faculty Senate 4.6.11. Approved by the Chancellor 6.17.11. Amended 2.1.12. Amended 10.10.13.

Note: The university allows for a limited number of excused absences for religious observances required by the faith of the student. Beyond the minimum terms and limits of this policy, instructors maintain authority to establish and enforce this policy for the courses they teach. For the complete policy, see the Class Attendance topic in the Academic Regulations & Policies section of the Undergraduate Bulletin.

See Parts of Term calendar for registration and grading dates.