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2012-2013 Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2012

AUGUST

  20

Mon New Faculty Orientation 

21

Tue Opening Workshop for Faculty, Staff, Administration
    Clarke University Family Picnic

22

Wed Faculty Development Workshops

22-26

Wed-Sun CONNECT Orientation – required of first-year students, optional for transfer students

23

Thu Orientation for TimeSaver and Graduate Students

 27

Mon Day Classes, TimeSaver, Graduate Classes Begin 

    31

Fri  Last day to Add/Cancel, Audit in Graduate and TimeSaver Session I
 SEPTEMBER

  3

Mon Labor Day (No Classes)

4

Tue Last Day to Add a Semester-Long Course

11

Tue Post Registration Closes
Last Day to Cancel a Semester-Long Course to File for Audit, to Convert an Incomplete Grade

 12

Wed Convocation (11 a.m. and Noon Classes Canceled)

24

Mon Last Day to Withdraw from Course/File S/U Option in Graduate and TimeSaver Session I

28-30

Fri-Sun Homecoming
      
OCTOBER

1

Mon Application to Major forms due in Academic Affairs

2

Tue Last Day to File for Internship for Credit

4-7

Thu-Sun Drama Production: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

 12

Fri Autumn Free Day (No Classes)

18

Thu Timesaver and Graduate Session 1 Ends/Midterm

19-21

Fri-Sun Family Weekend

22

Mon TimeSaver and Graduate Session II Begins

  23

Tue Midterm and Session I Grades Due

26

Fri Last day to Add/Cancel, Audit in Graduate and TimeSaver Session II.

24-Nov 9

Wed-Fri Spring 2013 Course Planning and Advising Appointments

26

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, Audit in TimeSaver and Graduate Session II
     
NOVEMBER

2

Fri Last Day to Withdraw from a Semester Long Course
    Last Day to File S/U Grade Option for a Semester Long Course

 

  Spirituality Retreat/Assessment Day (No Classes) 

12

Mon First call for Graduation Applications for December 2013, May 2014 and August 2014

12-16

Mon-Fri Registration for Spring 2013 Semester
Monday: TimeSaver and Graduates
Tuesday: Seniors, Honors Program, TC, SD
Wednesday: Juniors
Thursday: Sophomores
Friday: 1st Years

15

Thu Last Day to Withdraw from Course/File S/U Option in Timesaver and Graduate Session II

15-18

Thu-Sun Drama Production: Triumph of Love by James Magruder

20

Tue Residence Halls Close (7 p.m.)

 21-25

Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Break

25

Sun Residence Halls Open (1 p.m.)

26

Mon Classes Resume

28

Wed
   
November Social Recognition for December Candidates 5:30 p.m. in the Atrium
      
DECEMBER

5

Wed University Christmas Dinner for Faculty, Staff and Students

7

Fri Last Day of Classes 

 10-13

Mon-Thu FINALS/ASSESSMENT WEEK

13

Thu Last Day of Graduate and TimeSaver Session II

 

  Residence Halls Close (7 p.m.)

18

Tue Final and Session II grades due

  24-
Jan 1

Mon-Tue Staff Break (Offices Closed)

Spring Semester 2013

JANUARY

10

Thu Orientation for TimeSaver and Graduate Studies (5:30 p.m.)

13

Sun Residence Halls Open for New Students
(10 a.m.)
Residence Halls Open for returning students
(1 p.m.)

14

Mon Daytime, TimeSaver, Graduate Classes Begin

18

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, Audit in TimeSaver and Graduate Session I

 21

Mon Martin Luther King Day (No Daytime Classes)

22

Tue Last Day to Add Semester-Long Course

29

Tue Post Registration Closes
     Last Day to Cancel a Semester-Long Course, To File for Audit/ Convert an Incomplete Grade
     
FEBRUARY

   7

Thu Last day to Withdraw,file S/U Option in Timesaver and Grad Session I

11

Mon Application to Major forms due in Academic Affairs

12

Tue Last day to file for Internship for Credit

21-24

Thu-Sun Drama Production: Cootie Shots – edited by Norma Bowles with Mark E. Rosenthal
     
MARCH

4-8

Mon-Fri Winter/Spring Break (No Classes) 

10

Sun Residence Halls Open (1 p.m.)

              14

Thu Grad Finale-students order graduation cap/gown (11am-6pm in the SAC)

 14

Thu Timesaver and Graduate Session I End/Midterm

18

Mon Timesaver and Graduate Session II Begins

19

Tue Midterm and Session I Grades Due

21-April 12

Thu-Fri Fall 2013 Course planning and advising appointments

22

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, Audit in TimeSaver and Graduate Session II

27

Wed Faculty Assessment Day (No Daytime Classes)
    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course/File S/U in Semester Long Courses

  28-April 1

Thu-Mon Easter Break (No Classes)
APRIL

1

Mon Graduate and Timesaver II Classes Resume

2

Tue Daytime Classes Resume

12

Fri Final call for Graduation Applications for Dec. 2013, May and Aug. 2014

15

Mon

Last Day to Withdraw/SU Option in Timesaver and Grad Session II

                  17     Wed             Faculty/Staff Celebration of Achievements 4:30 JMH

15-18

Mon-Thu Registration for Fall:
Monday: TimeSaver and Graduates
Tuesday: Returning Seniors, Honors Program, SD, TC, Juniors
Wednesday: Sophomores
Thursday: 1st years

18-20

Thu-Sun Drama Production: TBD

26

Fri Clarke Student Research Conference

 

   
MAY

 3

Fri Last Day of Classes 
    Student Honors Banquet

 6-9

Mon-Thu FINALS/ASSESSMENT WEEK

9

Thu TimeSaver Session II Ends
Residence Halls Close for students not involved with commencement (7 p.m.)

11

Sat Commencement

12

Sun Residence Halls Close for students not involved with Commencement (10 a.m.)

13

Mon Summer School Sessions Begin

14

Tue Final and Session II Grades Due

  

   
  • Holiday Giving
  • Dec-Jan CORE
  • TimeSaver - Transfer