Fall 2014 Academic Calendar
|August 11–15, Mon.–Fri.||Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification|
|August 11, Monday||Fall semester opens|
|August 12, Tuesday||Undergraduate academic suspension appeals deadline|
|August 13, Wednesday||State of the Campus Address|
|August 18, Monday||Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.|
|August 18–22, Mon.–Fri.||Late registration and schedule adjustment|
|August 22, Friday||Last day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission|
|August 22, Friday||Financial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.|
|August 22, Friday||Last day to drop course for tuition and fees refund|
|August 25, Monday||Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2014|
|September 1–30||Undergraduate students declare or change major in September.|
|September 1, Monday||Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.|
|September 5, Friday||Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2014|
|October 5, Sunday||Founders Day|
|October 10, Friday||Last day to drop course without academic penalty|
|October 10, Friday||Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.|
|October 15, Wednesday||Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.|
|Oct. 15–Nov. 18, Wed.–Tues.||Spring semester and summer session advising for continuing students, by appointment|
|October 24, Friday||Final date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations|
|Oct. 27–Nov. 18, Mon.–Tues.||Spring and Summer 2015 registration for continuing students|
|October 31, Friday||Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Fall 2015|
|November 7, Friday||Deadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School|
|November 17, Monday||Deadline for filing thesis with 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||Last day of classes|
|December 2, Tuesday||Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates.
Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
|December 2, Tuesday||Reading Day|
|December 3–6, 8–10, Wed.–Sat., Mon.–Wed.||Final examinations|
|December 11–12, Thurs.–Fri.||Final exam makeup days|
|December 11, Thursday||December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum|
Approved by the Faculty Senate 3.6.13. Approved by the Chancellor 3.28.13. Amended 10.11.13.
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.