Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Calendar  UPDATED: March 27, 2014


JULY 2014
1
Tuesday
GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 First Term Reading Period through July 27.

7

Monday

GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Third Term Final Residency begins; continues through July 18.

15
Tuesday
GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 Second Term Reading Period continues through August 16.

19

Saturday

GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Commencement – 11:00 AM.

28
Monday
GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 Initial Residency continues through August 8.
AUGUST 2014

1

Friday

  • Deadline for completion of all August 2014 degree requirements, including grades, Capstone Projects, and foreign language requirements.
  • PhD candidates: Last day to submit PhD dissertation (deposit copy) to the Director of the PhD Program.

11

Monday

  • MIB Pre-Session begins and continues through August 22.

17

Sunday

GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 Second Term Midyear Residency (international location) through August 29.

19

Tuesday

GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 First Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through September 29.

23

Saturday

  • Blakeley Hall Residence opens for students.

25

Monday

  • Mandatory Orientation Week activities begin; continues through August 29.
29
Friday 
  • Equivalency Exams administered in the morning for E201, E210m, and B205.
    NOTE: The Equivalency Exams are administered, without exception, twice during the academic year. If you miss the August 29 Equivalency Exams, note that the final time the Equivalency Exams will be administered for the academic year is January 8, 2015. 
SEPTEMBER 2014

1

Monday

  • Labor Day Observed - University Holiday.

2

Tuesday

  • Returning students need to pick up from the Registrar’s Office (Goddard 212) their Registration Materials. After this date, Registration for returning students by permission of the Registrar.

  • Shopping Day for all seminar courses, new courses, and courses taught by new and adjunct faculty members.

  • Appointments with advisors; continues through Tuesday, September 9.

2

Tuesday

GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 Second Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through November 17.

3

Wednesday

  • Classes begin.

  • Registration: Online course enrollment for Fall Semester begins; continues until Wednesday, September 10 at 11:59 PM, a stroke before Midnight.

  • First day of Cross-Registration for non-Fletcher students.

5

Friday

  • Convocation - start of program: 2:00 PM. 

10

Wednesday

  • Registration Ends - Online course enrollment for Fall Semester ends at 11:59 PM, a stroke before Midnight.
  • Submit Independent Study Registration Forms and Audit Requests by 5:00 PM to the Registrar’s Office.

12

Friday

  • Last day for non-Fletcher students to submit Cross-Registration Petitions to the Registrar's Office.

  • Last day to sign up for the first of three offerings during the academic year of the Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams.
 20 Saturday
  • First Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams: Non-Roman alphabet languages: 9:00-11:00 AM; Roman alphabet languages: 9:30-11:00 AM; Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
OCTOBER 2014
3
Friday 
  • Last day of the Drop Period.
7
Tuesday     GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 First Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through November 10.
13  Monday
  •  Columbus Day Observed - University Holiday - NO CLASSES.
20 Monday
  •  First half of the term ends; Modular Courses scheduled in the first half of the term end.

21

Tuesday

  • Second half of the term begins. The Add/Drop Period for Modular Courses scheduled in the second half of the term begins Tuesday, October 21 and ends Tuesday, October 28.

31

Friday

  • For February 2015 PhD degree candidates, preliminary review of draft chapters must be completed.
NOVEMBER 2014

11

Tuesday

  • Veterans Day Observed - University Holiday - NO CLASSES.

18

Tuesday

GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 Third Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through December 22.

24

Monday

GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 Second Term Reading Period continues through December 22.

25 Tuesday
  • Thanksgiving Recess begins at the end of classes; Thanksgiving Recess: November 26, November 27, and November 28.
DECEMBER 2014
1  Monday
  •  Thanksgiving recess ends; classes resume.

9

Tuesday

  • Last day of classes for the Fall 2014 term.

10

Wednesday

  • Reading Day.

11

Thursday

  • Reading Day.

12

Friday

  • The Final Exam Period begins for In-Class and Self-Scheduled Final Exams. Classrooms for In-Class Final Exams are as assigned on the Course Schedule, one at 9:30 AM and one at 1:30 PM on each day during the Final Exam Period. No exams Saturday or Sunday.

18

Thursday

  • The Final Exam Period Ends. The last three-hour In-Class Final Exam will begin at 1:30 PM. Winter holiday begins at conclusion of final exams.

    NOTE DEADLINE:  Grades are due to the Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON, Thursday, January 2, 2015.
Updated: March 27, 2014