University Registrar's Office

Spring 2013 Academic Calendar

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January 7–11, Monday–Friday Orientation, Advising, Registration for all students based on student population and classification
January 8, Tuesday Undergraduate academic appeals deadline
January 14, Monday Classes begin, 8:00 A.M.
January 14–18, Monday–Friday Late registration and schedule adjustment
January 18, Friday Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.
January 18, Friday Last day to change courses or course sections without special permission
January 18, Friday Last day to drop a course for tuition and fees refund
January 21, Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
January 22, Tuesday Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in May 2013
February 1–28 Undergraduate Students declare or change major in February.
February 1, Friday Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in May 2013
February 15, Friday Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during spring 2014
March 1, Friday Financial Aid priority filing date for 2013–14 academic year
March 8, Friday Last day to drop course(s) without academic penalty
March 9, Saturday Instruction ends for Spring Break, 1:00 P.M.
March 18, Monday Classes resume after Spring Break, 8:00 A.M.
March 18–April 24, Mon.–Wed. Fall 2013 advising for continuing students, by appointment
March 20, Wednesday Final date for May doctoral candidates' oral examinations
March 27, Wednesday Deadline for filing one signed copy of dissertation, The Graduate School
March 29, Friday Spring holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.
April 1–24, Mon.–Wed. Fall 2013 registration for continuing students
April 9, Tuesday Deadline for filing one copy of thesis, The Graduate School
April 12, Friday Student Excellence Day
April 30, Tuesday University follows Friday schedule; last day of classes
May 1, Wednesday Final date for complete clearance of May candidates for graduate degrees. Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to The Graduate School.
May 1, Wednesday Reading Day
May 2–4, May 6–8, Thur.–Sat., Mon.–Wed. Final examinations
May 10, Friday May Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum

Academic Calendar approved by Faculty Senate 4.6.11; by the Chancellor 6.17.11; Amended 2.1.12.

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.