Academic Calendar Fall Semester 2013

August 11–December 14, 2013

June 7 & 14
Pre-Orientation & Registration - Demorest Freshmen only (10 am)
June 18
Early registration for Athens transfer students and dual enrollment students (Noon-6 pm)
June 28 Pre-Orientation & Registration Athens Freshmen Only (10 am)
July 9 Early registration for Demorest transfer students (10 am-6 pm) and dual enrollment students (Time TBA)
August 5-9 Faculty Orientation-schedule TBA
August 11 New Freshmen move in
August 12 Athens Advisement and Fall Registration (Monday) (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
August 13 New Student Orientation/Athens
August 12,13 New Student Orientation/Demorest
August 14 Demorest Advisement and Fall Registration (Wednesday) (10 am – 6 pm)
August 15 First 8-week Session classes & 16-week classes begin
Important Dates/Deadlines (See Drop/Add & Withdrawal Dates below)
August 28 Opening Convocation Demorest (Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. Center for Worship & Music; Sunday dress; guests welcome)
August 30 Deadline for submitting Applications for December Graduation (A late fee of $100.00 assessed on applications received after this date)
September 2 Labor Day Holiday (No Undergraduate Day Classes; Evening and Graduate Classes must be made up. Instructors may elect to meet with classes on this date with students' agreement. Otherwise, classes must be made up at another time selected by the instructor, possibly a Friday evening or Saturday.)
September 26 Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty from NURSING 16-week classes
October 10-12 Second 8-week Session -  Thurs., Fri., Sat. classes begin
October 14-15 Fall Break – No classes
October 16 Second 8-week Session - Wed. classes begin
October 21-22 Second 8-week Session -  Mon. and Tues. classes begin
October 21-Nov. 1 Athens Advisement and Registration for Spring Semester 2014
(8-5 M-F)
October 24 Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty from 16-week courses (Except NUR courses)
November 4-11 Demorest Advisement and Registration for Spring 2014 (8-5)

Nov 4 - Evening, Graduate, and Seniors Only
Nov 5 - Evening, Graduate, and Juniors
Nov 6 - Sophomores
Nov 11 - Freshmen
November 19 Open registration for all students for spring 2014 (this includes new and transfer students on the Athens and Demorest campus)
November 27-30 Thanksgiving Holidays—NO CLASSES
December 5-6 Capstone Presentations/Athens Campus
December 9-10 Capstone Presentations/Demorest Campus
December 9-11 Final Exams for Day Classes (M-W)
Finals for Evening & Graduate Classes to be given in Final Class Period
December 14 Commencement. Saturday, Dec. 14 @ 10:00 a.m., Johnny Mize Athletic Center. Please arrive by 9:15 a.m.
Fall 2013
 

Demorest & Athens

Undergraduate Day Classes August 15 – December 6, 2013
No classes Oct. 14, 15, Nov. 27, 28, 29, 30
Drop/Add August 15-21;
Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty September 26, 2013 (NURSING 16-week classes only);
Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty October 24, 2013 (16-week classes EXCEPT NURSING)

Undergraduate Evening & Graduate Classes (Two 8-week sessions or one 16-week session)
8 Week Classes may NOT be added after 1st Class Meeting

First Session Dates: Thursday, August 15 – Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Thurs. classes meet Aug 15, 22, 29 Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3
Fri. classes meet Aug 16, 23, 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4
Sat. classes meet Aug. 17, 24, 31, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5
Mon. classes meet Aug. 19, 26, Sept. 2 (OR MAKEUP NIGHT), 9, 16, 23, 30, Oct. 7
Tues. classes meet Aug 20, 27, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8
Wed. classes meet Aug 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9
Drop/Add August 15-21; Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty 1st 8-week session September 5, 2013

Second Session Dates: Thursday, October 10 – Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Thurs. classes meet Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, Dec. 5 (No classes Nov. 28)
Fri. classes meet Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22, Dec. 6 (No classes Nov. 29)
Sat. classes meet Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, Dec. 7 (No classes Nov. 30)
Wed. classes meet Oct. 16, 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, Dec. 4, 11 (No classes Nov. 27)
Mon. classes meet Oct. 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9 (No classes Oct. 14)

Tues. classes meet Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10 (No classes Oct. 15)

Drop/Add for Th, F, Sa classes: October 10-18;

Drop/Add for W classes: October 16-22

DropAdd for M, Tu classes: October 21-25

Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty 2nd 8-week session November 18, 2013



Grades due in Registrar's Office 48 hours after final exam; Grades for graduating students must be turned in NO LATER than 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Please make arrangements with graduating students to have finals early if necessary in order to submit grades on time!