University General Course Catalog 2013-2014 
    
    Nov 16, 2018  
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6. Academic Calendar



Fall 2013

June

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

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

1   Thursday  
  •  Acceptance of Admission Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s Applicants
1-2   Thurs-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
5-6   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation
9   Friday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation
16   Friday  
  •  Final day to apply for change of residency for Fall semester
       
  • Application Deadline for Non-Degree/Graduate Special Applicants
19   Monday  
  • Financial Aid begins disbursement to student accounts
       
  • Fall Semester Faculty reporting date
22   Thursday  
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception.
       
  • All residence halls open, except Canada and Sierra
23   Friday  
  • Fall Semester fees due; final day to pay all fees without incurring late payment fees.
       
  • Final day for initial registration
       
  • First payment due for those students on payment plan.
       
  • 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)
3   Tuesday  
  • Enrollment cancellation for non-payment begins at noon.
5   Thursday  
  • Final day to add or swap classes with permission from instructor
       
  • 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 from a letter grade to S/U or S/U to a letter grade or audit to credit
6   Friday  
  • No refunds for the dropping of 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  
  • Veteran’s Day observed (no classes; campus closed)
20   Wednesday  
  • Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during December commencement
28   Thursday  
  • Thanksgiving Day (no classes; campus closed)
29   Friday  
  • Family Day (no classes; campus closed)
         
December

6   Friday  
  • Final day 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 posted in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
       
  • Fall semester ends - last day faculty on campus for fall semester
25   Wednesday  
  • Christmas Holiday (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.

Spring 2014

January

1   Wednesday  
  • New Year’s Day (campus closed)
5   Sunday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor’s Applicants
10   Friday  
  • Accept Admissions Deadline for First Year, Transfer, and Second Bachelor’s Applicants
       
  • Application Deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special Applicants
       
  • Final day to apply for change of residency for the spring semester
13   Monday  
  • Spring Semester faculty reporting date.
16   Thursday  
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception.
17   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
TBA      
  • New Student Orientation
18   Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed
19   Sunday  
  • Residence Halls open
20   Monday  
  • Martin Luther King Day (campus closed)
21   Tuesday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
27   Monday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from instructor.
28   Tuesday  
  • Current students may add or swap classes with the permission of the instructor.
30   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.
31   Friday  
  •  No refunds for the dropping of individual classes
         
February

 1   Saturday  
  • Priority deadline for WUE consideration for Fall 2014 semester.
       
  • Priority deadline for scholarship consideration for Fall 2014
17   Monday  
  • President’s Day (no classes; campus closed)
       
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
28   Friday  
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university
         
March

1   Saturday  
  • Deadline for May graduation applications.
17   Monday  
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid
15-23      
  • Spring Break (no classes; campus open)
         
April

1   Tuesday  
  • Final day to drop classes and receive a “W”
       
  • Final day to change from credit to audit
       
  •  No dropping of individual class after this date
         
May

2   Friday  
  • Notice of Completion due for doctoral students being hooded during May Commencement
7   Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes; campus open)
8   Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins.
9   Friday  
  • Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for May graduation
TBA      
  • “Honor the Best” Celebration
14   Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
16   Friday  
  • UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT - 8:00 a.m. on the University Quadrangle (College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources, College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering, Division of Health Sciences)
       
  • ADVANCED DEGREE COMMENCEMENT - 4:45 p.m. on the University Quadrangle
17   Saturday  
  • UNDERGRADUATE COMMENCEMENT - 8:00 a.m. on the University Quadrangle (Reynolds School of Journalism, College of Liberal Arts, College of Science)
19   Monday  
  • Final grades posted in MyNEVADA - 5 p.m.
       
  • Spring semester ends-last day faculty on campus for spring semester.
26   Monday  
  • Memorial Day (campus closed; no classes)

SPRING SEMESTER 2014

Number of Class Days (Tuesday, Jan. 21, through Wednesday, May 14): 14 Mondays, 16 Tuesdays, 16 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 15 Fridays = 76 days.

Summer 2014

May

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

1   Sunday  
  • Deadline for August graduation applications.
       
  • Application Deadline for Fall 2014 for First Year applicants
6   Friday  
  • MINI-SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
       
  • Final day to pay all 1st session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed.
9   Monday  
  • Final grades for mini-session posted on MyNEVADA by 5:00 p.m.
       
  • FIRST-SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
11   Wednesday  
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for first-session classes.
       
  • Final day to register for first-session classes.
       
  • Final day to add classes for first-session.
       
  • Final day to change a first-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit.
13   Friday  
  • Final day to drop first-session classes and receive a 50% refund
15   Sunday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year applicants
20   Friday  
  • Final day to change first-session from credit to audit.
27   Friday  
  • Final day to withdraw without a grade being recorded.
         
July

1   Tuesday  
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
4   Friday  
  • Independence Day observed (no classes; campus closed).
11   Friday  
  • FIRST-SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
       
  • Final day to pay all 2nd session tuition & fees before late registration fees are assessed.
14   Monday  
  • Final grades for first-session posted in MyNEVADA by 5:00 p.m.
       
  • SECOND SESSION CLASSES BEGIN
15   Tuesday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
16   Wednesday  
  • Final day to receive 100% refund for second-session classes.
       
  • Final day to register for second-session classes.
       
  • Final day to add classes for second-session.
       
  • Final day to change a second-session class from letter grade to S/U or S/U to letter grade or audit to credit.
18   Friday  
  • Final day to drop second-session classes and receive a 50% refund.
25   Friday  
  • Final day to change second-term from credit to audit.
         
August

1   Friday  
  • Final day to withdraw without a grade being recorded.
15   Friday  
  • Application deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special applicants
16   Saturday  
  • SECOND SESSION INSTRUCTION ENDS
18   Monday  
  • Final grades for second session posted in MyNEVADA by noon.
TBA      
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation sessions

Fall 2014-in progress

June

1   Sunday  
  • Application Deadline for First Year applicants
15   Sunday  
  • Accept Admission Deadline for First Year applicants
17-18   Tues-Wed  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
23-24   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
26-27   Thur-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
30-July 1   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
         
July

         
7-8   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
10-11   Thur-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
14-15   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
15   Tuesday  
  • Application Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
18   Friday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation session
21-22   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
24-25   Thur-Fri  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
28-29   Mon-Tues  
  • New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
31-Aug 1   Thur-Fri  
  •  New Undergraduate Student Orientation session
         
August

1   Friday  
  • Accept Admissions Deadline for Transfer/Second Bachelor’s applicants
4   Monday  
  • New Transfer Student Orientation session
15   Friday  
  • Application deadline for NonDegree/Graduate Special applicants
       
  • Final day to apply to change residency status for Fall semester
TBA      
  • Financial Aid begins disbursement to student accounts and will pay off all obligations to the university reflected at that time.
18   Monday  
  • Fall Semester faculty reporting date.
TBA      
  • Financial Aid will check student enrollment for those students receiving a financial aid refund to verify enrollment status and correct residual check amounts.
TBA      
  • Student Financials begins refund distribution to students.
21   Thursday  
  • All residence halls open, except Canada and Sierra
       
  • New Graduate Student Orientation/Reception.
22   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
23   Saturday  
  • Late fees assessed
25   Monday  
  • FIRST DAY OF CLASSES
TBA      
  • Enrollment cancellation for non-payment begins
29   Friday  
  • Final day to add classes without permission from instructor.
         
September

1   Monday  
  • Labor Day (no classes; campus closed).
2   Tuesday  
  • Current students may add or swap classes with permission of instructor. .
4   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
TBA      
  • Second fee payment due for those on payment plan
         
October

1   Wednesday  
  • Deadline for December graduation applications.
TBA      
  • Final day to request a 50% refund if completely withdrawing from the university.
TBA      
  • Final fee payment due. Students administratively withdrawn from classes if two-thirds of total owed is not paid
31   Friday  
  • Nevada Day (no classes; campus closed).
TBA      
  • Final day to drop classes.
         
November

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

5   Friday  
  • Final date for submitting thesis/dissertation and notice of completion with Graduate School for December graduation.
6   Saturday  
  • COMMENCEMENT
10   Wednesday  
  • Prep Day (no classes; campus open).
11   Thursday  
  • Final class meeting week begins.
17   Wednesday  
  • INSTRUCTION ENDS
22   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   Thursday  
  • Christmas (campus closed).

FALL SEMESTER 2014

Number of Class Days (Monday, Aug. 25, through Wednesday, Dec. 17): 15 Mondays, 16 Tuesdays, 17 Wednesdays, 15 Thursdays, 15 Fridays = 78 days.