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2013-2014 Academic Calendar

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Fall Semester 2013

AUGUST

5-9

Mon-Fri Iowa Private College Week

19

Mon New Faculty Orientation

20

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

21

Wed Faculty Development Workshops

22-25

Thu-Sun CONNECT - Orientation - required of all new Clarke students

22

Thu Orientation for Timesaver and Graduate Students

26

Mon Day Classes, TimeSaver, Graduate Classes Begin

30

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

2

Mon Labor Day (No Classes)

3

Tue Last Day to Add a Semester-Long Course

10

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

11

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

23

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

27-29

Fri-Sun Family Weekend
     
OCTOBER

1

Tue Application to Major forms due in academic affairs

11-13

Fri-Sun Clarke Homecoming

17

Thu Timesaver and Graduate Session I Ends/Midterm

18

Fri Autumn Free Day (No Classes)

21

Mon TimeSaver and Graduate Session II Begins

22

Tue Midterm and Session I grades due

23-Nov 8

Wed Spring 2014 Course Planning and Advising Appointments

25

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, File for Internship, Audit in TimeSaver & Graduate Session II
     
NOVEMBER

1

Fri

Last Day to Withdraw from a Semester Long Course

1

Fri Last Day to file S/U Grade Option for a Semester Long Course

8

Fri Retreat/Faculty Development Day - No Classes

11-15

Mon-Fri Registration for Spring 2014 (TS/Grad-Mon; Seniors, Honors Program, TC, SD-Tues; Juniors-Wed; Sophomores-Thu; 1st Year-Fri)

11

Mon First call for Graduation Applications for December 2014, May 2015 and August 2015

14

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

18-20

Mon-Wed Higher Learning Commission Visit (HLC)

20

Wed November Social Recognition for December Candidates 5:30 Atrium

26

Tue 7:00 p.m. - Residence Halls Close

27-Dec 1

Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Break
     
DECEMBER

1

Sun Residence Halls Open (1 p.m.)

2

Mon Classes Resume

4

Wed University Christmas Dinner for Faculty, Staff and Students

6

Fri Last Day of Daytime Classes

9-12

Mon-Thu FINALS/ASSESSMENT WEEK

12

Thu Last Day of Graduate/TimeSaver Session II

12

Thu 7 p.m. - Residence Halls Close

17

Tue Final and Session II grades due

24-Jan 1

Tue-Wed Staff Break - Offices Closed; Offices open Jan. 2


Spring Semester 2014

JANUARY
Dec 13-Jan 12   Intersession for those whom it applies

9

Thu Orientation for Timesaver and Graduate Studies - 5:30

12

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

13

Mon Daytime, TimeSaver, Graduate Classes Begin

17

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

20

Mon Martin Luther King Day (No Daytime Classes)

21

Tue Last Day to Add Semester-Long Course

28

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

6

Thu Last day to Withdraw, File S/U Option in TimeSaver and Graduate Session I
     
MARCH

3

Mon Application to Major forms due in Academic Affairs
    Grad Finale for Seniors 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. SAC

6

Thu Timesaver and Graduate Session I Ends/Midterm

10-14

Mon-Fri Spring Break (No Classes)

16

Sun Residence Halls Open 1 p.m.

17

Mon Timesaver and Graduate Session II Begins

18

Tue Midterm and Session I Grades Due

19-Apr 4

Wed-Fri Fall 2014 Course planning and advising appointments

21

Fri Last Day to Add/Cancel, File for Internship, Audit in TimeSaver & Graduate Session II

28

Fri Last Day to Withdraw from a Course, file S/U in semester-long courses
     
APRIL

10-15

Thu-Tue Registration for Fall (TS/Grad-Thu; Returning seniors, Honors Program, TC, SD, Juniors-Fri; Sophomores-Mon; 1st Year-Tue)

11

Fri Final call for Graduation applications for Dec 2014, May 2015, and August 2015

14

Mon Last Day to Withdraw, File S/U Option in TimeSaver & Graduate Session II

16

Wed Faculty Development/Assessment Day (No Classes)

17-21

Thu-Mon Easter Break (No Classes)

21

Mon Graduate/TimeSaver II Classes Resume

22

Tues Daytime Classes Resume

25

Fri Clarke Student Research Conference

 

   
MAY

2

Fri Last Day of Daytime Classes
    Student Honors Banquet

5-8

Mon-Thu FINALS/ASSESSMENT WEEK

8

Thu TimeSaver Session II Ends
    Residence Halls close for Students Not Involved with Graduation - 7 p.m.

10

Sat Clarke University Graduation

11

Sun Residence Halls Close for all remaining students - Noon

12

Mon Summer School Sessions Begin

13

Tue Final and Session II grades due

 

   
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  • Golf Classic 2014
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