Academic Calendar Fall Semester 2012

August 11 – December 10, 2012

June 15 & 29

Pre-Orientation & Registration Demorest Freshmen only (10:00-3:00)

June 19

Early registration for Athens transfer students and dual enrollment students (Noon-6 pm)

June 22

Pre-Orientation & Registration Athens Freshmen Only (2:00-5:00 pm)

August 6-10

Faculty Orientation

August 12

New Freshmen move in

August 13

Athens Advisement and Registration (Monday) (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)

August 14

New Student Orientation/Athens

August 13,14

New Student Orientation/Demorest

August 15

Demorest Advisement and Registration (Wednesday) (10 am – 6 pm)

August 16

First 8-week Session classes & 16-week classes begin

Important Dates/Deadlines (See Drop/Add & Withdrawal Dates below) 

August 29

Opening Convocation Demorest (Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. Center for Worship & Music; Sunday dress; guests welcome)

August 31

Deadline for submitting Applications for December Graduation (A late fee of $100.00 assessed on applications received after this date)

September 3

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 27 Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty from NUR Courses
(16 Weeks)
October 11-13

Second 8-week Session Thurs., Fri., Sat. classes begin

October 15-16

Fall Break – No classes

October 17
 

Second 8-week Session Wed. classes begin

October 22-23

Second 8-weekSession Mon. and Tues. classes begin

October 22-Nov. 2

Athens Advisement and Pre-Registration for Spring Semester 2013
(8-5 Mon-Fri)

October 25 Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty from 16 Weeks Courses (Except NUR courses)
November 5-9

Demorest Evening and Graduate Students Only: Advisement and Pre-Registration for Spring 2013 (8-5 M-F)

November 12-19

Demorest Advisement and Pre-Registration for Spring 2013

(Seniors-Monday, Nov 12; Juniors-Tuesday, Nov 13; Sophomores-Wednesday, Nov 14; Freshmen - Monday, Nov 19)

November 19 Dual Enrollment Pre-Registration for Spring 2013 Classes (Demorest)
3:00-5:00 pm
November 20

Dual Enrollment Pre-Registration for Spring 2013 Classes (Athens)

3:00-5:00 pm

November 21-24

Thanksgiving Holidays—NO CLASSES

December 6-7

Capstone Presentations/Athens Campus

December 10-11

Capstone Presentations/Demorest Campus

December 10-12

Final Exams for Day Classes (M-W)

Finals for Evening & Graduate Classes to be given in Final Class Period

December 15

Commencement. Saturday, Dec. 15 @ 10:00 a.m., Johnny Mize Athletic Center. Please arrive by 9:15 a.m.

Fall 2012

Demorest & Athens

Undergraduate Day Classes August 16 – December 7, 2012
No classes Oct. 15, 16, Nov. 21, 22, 23
Drop/Add August 16-22; Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty (except NUR) October 25, 2012:
Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty (NUR Courses) September 27, 2012
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 16 – Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Thurs. classes meet Aug 16, 23, 30 Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4
Fri. classes meet Aug 17, 24, 31, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, Oct. 5
Sat. classes meet Aug. 18, 25, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6
Mon. classes meet Aug. 20, 27, Sept. 3 (OR MAKEUP NIGHT), 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8
Tues. classes meet Aug 21, 28, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, Oct. 2, 9
Wed. classes meet Aug 22, 29, Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26, Oct. 3, 10
Drop/Add August 16-22; Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty September 6, 2012

Second Session Dates: Thursday, October 11 – Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Thurs. classes meet Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec. 6 (No classes Nov. 22)
Fri. classes meet Oct. 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30, Dec. 7 (No classes Nov. 23)
Sat. classes meet Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, Dec. 1, 8 (No classes Nov. 24)
Wed. classes meet Oct. 17, 24, 31, Nov. 7, 14, 28, Dec. 5, 12 (No classes Nov. 21)
Mon. classes meet Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, Dec. 3, 10 (No classes Oct. 15)
Tues. classes meet Oct. 23, 30, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11 (No classes Oct. 16)
Drop/Add for Th, F, Sa classes: October 11-19;
Drop/Add for W classes: October 17-23
DropAdd for M, Tu classes: October 22-26
Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty November 19, 2012

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 13, 2012. Please make arrangements with graduating students to have finals early if necessary in order to submit grades on time!