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University of Nevada, Reno    
 
    
 
  Jul 20, 2017
 
University General Course Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

4. Academic Calendar



Fall 2012

June

1   Friday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year Applicants
       
  • Deadline for August advanced degree (masters, doctoral) graduation applications.
15   Friday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year Applicants
18-19   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
25-26   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
28-29   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
         
July

9-10   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
12-13   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
15   Sunday  
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s Applicants
17-18   Tues-Wed  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
20   Friday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation
23-24   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
26-27   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
30-31   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
         
August

2-3   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
6   Monday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation
TBA      
  • Residence Halls Open
TBA      
  • Opening Ceremony.
17   Friday  
  • Application Deadline for Non-Degree/Graduate Special Applicants
       
  • Students receiving financial aid may not drop below the threshold for which they were funded without changing financial aid funding level. For example, if a student was full time, the student will not be able to drop below 12 credits without clearance from Financial Aid. This remains in effect through Friday, September 7th. Students may use the “SWAP” function to make schedule changes. Students may add additional credits beyond 12. Students may work with Financial Aid directly to adjust financial aid funding level if dropping below the level for which they were funded.
       
  • Financial Aid begins disbursement to student accounts and will pay off all obligations to the university reflected at that time.
20   Monday  
  • Fall Semester faculty reporting date.
22   Wednesday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation
       
  • Financial Aid will check student enrollment for those students receiving a financial aid refund to verify enrollment status and correct residual check amounts
       
  • Student Financials begins refund distribution to students
23   Thursday  
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception.
24   Friday  
  • Fall Semester fees due; final day to pay all fees without incurring late payment fees.
       
  • Final day to change residency status or to appeal a residency status decision for Fall semester.
       
  • First payment due for those students on payment plan.
25   Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed.
27   Monday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
31   Friday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from instructor. No initial registrations after this date
       
  • Final day to receive 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university.
       
  • No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the university
         
September

3   Monday  
  • Labor Day (no classes; campus closed)
4   Tuesday  
  • Current students (those with enrollment as of August 31st) may add additional classes with permission of instructor. Students who were not enrolled as of August 31st are not permitted to register. Students receiving financial aid may not withdraw from the university without clearance from the Financial Aid Office. Students requesting a full term withdrawal must sign an agreement indicating they must pay any outstanding financial obligation.
       
  • No refunds for the dropping of individual classes
       
  • Financial Aid disbursements continue on a bi-weekly basis with subsequent student account residual check distribution. Same review process as indicated on August 22nd entry on calendar
6   Thursday  
  • Final day to add classes with permission from instructor
       
  • Final day for late registration; registration and late fees due
       
  • Final day to change from a letter grade to S/U or S/U to a letter grade or audit to credit
       
  • Final day for approval of residency appeals
7   Friday  
  • Enrollment cancelled for non-payment
       
  • Enrollment Preliminary Census file run Friday 5:00 p.m.
10   Monday  
  • Minimum enrollment set at one credit for all financial aid recipients
       
  • Financial Aid students withdrawing from the university must clear Financial Aid
       
  • Students re-instated (enrollment cancelled due to non-payment) to classes must pay all tuition and fees or have cleared Financial Aid before being re-enrolled
24   Monday  
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
         
October

1   Monday  
  • Deadline for December graduation applications.
5   Friday  
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university.
24   Wednesday  
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid.
25   Thursday  
  • Final day to drop classes and receive a “W”
       
  • Final day to change from credit to audit
       
  • No dropping of individual classes after this deadline
26   Friday  
  • Nevada Day (no classes; campus closed).
         
November

1   Thursday  
  • Final day to file application for residency for Spring semester
12   Monday  
  • Veteran’s Day observed (no classes; campus closed)
21   Wednesday  
  • Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during December commencement
22   Thursday  
  • Thanksgiving Day (no classes; campus closed)
23   Friday  
  • Family Day (no classes; campus closed)
         
December

7   Friday  
  • Final day for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for December graduation
8   Saturday  
  • COMMENCEMENT
12   Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes - campus open)
13   Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins
19   Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
24   Monday  
  • Final grades posted in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
       
  • Fall semester ends - last day faculty on campus for fall semester
25   Tuesday  
  • Christmas Holiday (campus closed)

FALL SEMESTER 2012

Number of Class Days (Monday, Aug. 27, through Wednesday, Dec. 19): 15 Mondays, 17 Tuesdays, 17 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 14 Fridays = 78 days.

Spring 2013

January

1   Tuesday  
  • New Year’s Day (campus closed)
5   Saturday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor’s Applicants
10   Thursday  
  • Accept Admissions Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor’s Applicants
11   Friday  
  • Application Deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special Applicants
       
  • Students receiving financial aid may not drop below the threshold for which they were funded without changing financial aid funding level. For example, if a student was full time, the student will not be able to drop below 12 credits without clearance from Financial Aid. This remains in effect through Monday, February 4th. Students may use the “SWAP” function to make schedule changes. Students may add additional credits beyond 12. Students may work with Financial Aid directly to adjust financial aid funding level if dropping below the level for which they were funded.
       
  • Financial Aid begins disbursement to student accounts and will pay off all obligations to the university reflected at that time.
14   Monday  
  • Spring Semester faculty reporting date.
TBA      
  • Residence Hall Open
17   Thursday  
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception.
       
  • Financial Aid will check student enrollment for those students receiving a financial aid refund to verify enrollment status and correct residual check amounts.
       
  • Student Financials begins refund distribution to students
18   Friday  
  • Spring Semester fees due; final day to pay without incurring late payment fees
       
  • First payment due for those students on a payment plan
       
  • Last day for initial registration
       
  • New Student Orientation
19   Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed
21   Monday  
  • Martin Luther King Day (campus closed)
22   Tuesday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
       
  • Final day for approval of residency appeals
28   Monday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from instructor.
29   Tuesday  
  • Current students (those with enrollment as of Jan. 18th) may add or swap classes with the permission of the instructor. Students who were not enrolled as of January 18th are not permitted to register. Students receiving financial aid may not withdraw from the university without clearance from the Financial Aid Office. Students requesting a full term withdrawal must sign an agreement indicating they must pay any outstanding financial obligation.
31   Thursday  
  • Final day to receive 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university.
       
  • No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the university
       
  • Final day to add or swap classes with instructor permission
       
  • Final day to change a course from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit.
       
  • Final day for approval of residency appeals
         
February

 1   Friday  
  • Final day to submit WUE applications for Fall 2013 semester.
       
  • Final day to apply for Fall 2013 and be considered for scholarships
       
  • No refunds for the dropping of individual classes
       
  • Financial Aid disbursements continue on a bi-weekly basis with subsequent student account residual check distribution. Same review process as indicated on January 17th entry on calendar
       
  • Enrollment cancelled for non-payment
       
  • Enrollment Preliminary Census file run Friday 5:00 p.m.
5   Tuesday  
  • Minimum enrollment set at one credit for all financial aid recipients
       
  • Financial Aid students withdrawing from the university must clear Financial Aid
       
  • Students re-instated (enrollment cancelled due to non-payment) to classes must pay all tuition and fees or have cleared Financial Aid before being enrolled
18   Monday  
  • President’s Day (no classes; campus closed)
       
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
         
March

1   Friday  
  • Deadline for May graduation applications.
       
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university
18   Monday  
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid
22   Friday  
  • Last day to drop classes and receive a “W”
       
  • No dropping of individual classes after this date
16-24      
  • Spring Break (no classes; campus open).
         
April

 
May

3   Friday  
  • Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during May Commencement
8   Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
9   Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins.
10   Friday  
  • Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for May graduation
14   Tuesday  
  • “Honor the Best” Celebration
15   Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
17   Friday  
  • UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT for the following colleges: CABNR, Business, Education, Engineering, DHS
       
  • ADVANCED DEGREE COMMENCEMENT
18   Saturday  
  • UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT for the following colleges: Journalism, Liberal Arts, Science
20   Monday  
  • Final grades posted in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
       
  • Spring semester ends-last day faculty on campus for spring semester.
27   Monday  
  • Memorial Day (campus closed; no classes)

SPRING SEMESTER 2013

Number of Class Days (Tuesday, Jan. 22, through Wednesday, May 15): 14 Mondays, 16 Tuesdays, 16 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 15 Fridays = 76 days.

Summer 2013

May

17   Friday  
  • Final day to pay all Mini-term tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed.
20   Monday  
  • MINI-TERM CLASSES BEGIN
21   Tuesday  
  • Final day to register for mini-term classes.
       
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for mini-term classes.
       
  • Final day to add classes for mini-term.
       
  • Final day to change a mini-term class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit.
22   Wednesday  
  • Final day to drop mini-term classes and receive a 50% refund.
24   Friday  
  • Final day to drop mini-term classes.
       
  • Final day to change mini-term from credit to audit and withdraw without a grade being recorded.
27   Monday  
  • Memorial Day (no classes; campus closed).
         
June

1   Saturday  
  • Deadline for August graduation applications.
       
  • Application Deadline for Fall 2013 for First Year applicants
7   Friday  
  • MINI-TERM INSTRUCTION ENDS
       
  • Final day to pay all 1st term tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed.
10   Monday  
  • Final grades for mini-term posted on MyNEVADA by noon.
       
  • FIRST-TERM CLASSES BEGIN
11   Tuesday  
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for first-term classes.
12   Wednesday  
  • Final day to register for first-term classes.
       
  • Final day to add classes for first-term.
       
  • Final day to change a first-term class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit.
14   Friday  
  • Final day to drop first-term classes and receive a 50% refund
15   Saturday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year applicants
21   Friday  
  • Final day to change first-term from credit to audit and withdraw without a grade being recorded.
         
July

         
4   Thursday  
  • Independence Day observed (no classes; campus closed).
12   Friday  
  • FIRST-TERM INSTRUCTION ENDS
       
  • Final day to pay all 2nd term tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed.
15   Monday  
  • Final grades for first-term posted in MyNEVADA by noon.
       
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
       
  • SECOND-TERM CLASSES BEGIN
16   Tuesday  
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for second-term classes.
17   Wednesday  
  • Final day to register for second-term classes.
       
  • Final day to add classes for second-term.
       
  • Final day to change a second-term class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit.
19   Friday  
  • Final day to drop second-term classes and receive a 50% refund.
26   Friday  
  • Final day to change second-term from credit to audit and withdraw without a grade being recorded.
         
August

1   Thursday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
15   Thursday  
  • SECOND TERM INSTRUCTION ENDS
16   Friday  
  • Application Deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special applicants
       
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation sessions

Fall 2013

June

1   Saturday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year applicants
       
  • Deadline for August graduation applications
15   Saturday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year applicants
18-19   Tues-Wed  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
24-25   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
27-28   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
         
July

         
1-2   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
8-9   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
11-12   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
15   Monday  
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
       
  • New Transfer Student Orientation session
17-18   Wed-Thurs  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
22-23   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
25-26   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
29-30   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
         
August

1   Thursday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s Applicants
9   Friday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation session
16   Friday  
  • Final day to apply for change of residency for Fall semester
       
  • Application Deadline for Non-Degree/Graduate Special Applicants
19   Monday  
  • Fall Semester faculty reporting date.
       
  • Financial Aid begins disbursement to student accounts
22   Thursday  
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception.
       
  • All residence halls open, except for Canada and Sierra
23   Friday  
  • Fall Semester fees due (last day to pay without late fee assessment).
       
  • First payment due for those students on payment plan
       
  • Last day for initial registration
       
  • Opening Ceremony
       
  • Canada and Sierra Residence halls open
24   Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed
26   Monday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
30   Friday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from instructor.
         
September

2   Monday  
  • Labor Day (no classes; campus closed).
5   Thursday  
  • Final day to add or swap classes with instructor approval
       
  • Final day to receive 100% refund if dropping individual classes or completely withdrawing from the university.
       
  • No refunds after this date unless completely withdrawing from the university
       
  • Final day to change a course from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit
6   Friday  
  • No refunds for dropping individual classes
23    Monday  
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
         
October

1   Tuesday  
  • Deadline for December graduation applications.
4   Friday  
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university.
23   Wednesday  
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid
25   Friday  
  • Nevada Day (no classes; campus closed).
30   Wednesday  
  • Final day to drop classes and receive a “W”
       
  • Final day to change from credit to audit
       
  • No dropping of individual classes after this deadline
         
November

11   Monday  
  • Veterans Day (no classes; campus closed).
20   Wednesday  
  • Notice of Completion due from doctoral students being hooded at December Commencement.
28   Thursday  
  • Thanksgiving Day (no classes; campus closed).
29   Friday  
  • Family Day (no classes; campus closed).
         
December

6   Friday  
  • Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for December graduation.
7   Saturday  
  • COMMENCEMENT
11   Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes; campus open).
12   Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins.
18   Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
23   Monday  
  • Final grades filed posted in My Nevada by 5 p.m.
       
  • Fall semester ends-last day faculty are on campus for fall semester.
25   Wednesday  
  • Christmas (campus closed).

FALL SEMESTER 2013

Number of Class Days (Monday, Aug. 26, through Wednesday, Dec. 18): 15 Mondays, 17 Tuesdays, 17 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 14 Fridays = 78 days.



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