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Fall 2011 Academic Calendar

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AUGUST 1 Tuition, room, board, and fee payments due for Fall 2011
27 New Undergraduate International Student residence hall move-in and Orientation
28 International Student Parent Orientation
29–30 New Undergraduate residence hall move-in
30 Parent Orientation
31 New International Graduate Student Orientation

Faculty Institute
SEPTEMBER 1, 2 New Graduate Student Orientation
2 Last day to withdraw from the College for Fall 2011 with a full refund; a Withdrawal/Leave of Absence Form must be filed by this date with the Dean of Students Office (undergraduate students) or Graduate Studies Office (graduate students)
4, 5 Residence halls open for returning students
5 Labor Day (no classes)
6 First Day of Classes
12 Last day to register for an internship for Fall 2011
13 Instructor permission required to add any course as of this date
19

Last day to register for Fall 2011 ($50 late fee assessed after this date)

Only course withdrawals with a WP/WF grade permitted after this date through Nov. 29, (no tuition refund); must submit completed Course Withdrawal Form to the Student Service Center

Last day to file an Application to Graduate for students wishing to graduate in December 2011

OCTOBER 10 Columbus Day Observed (no classes held)
21–23 Family Weekend 2011
21 First seven-week session ends
24 Second seven-week session begins
26 Mid-Term grades (below C only) for undergraduate students due online by 12:00 noon ET
31 Spring 2012 registration advising begins for all currently enrolled students
NOVEMBER 8 (Tuesday) Friday schedule observed
11 Veterans Day (no classes held)
14 Spring 2012 registration for all currently enrolled students begins
22

Master's Theses/Projects due to Committee Chairs for approval for December 2011 degree candidates

Classes end at 9:45 pm for Thanksgiving Break

23 Residence halls close at 12:00 noon
2327 Thanksgiving Vacation (no classes held)
27 Residence Halls open at 12:00 noon
28 Classes resume at 8:00 am
29

Last day to withdraw from a course with a WP/WF for Fall 2011; must submit appropriate paperwork to the Student Service Center by 5:00 pm

Last day to withdraw from the College for Fall 2011; must file the appropriate paperwork by 5:00 pm

DECEMBER 3 (Saturday) Makeup Day **
12

Last day of regular instruction

Last day for graduate students to submit Master's Theses/Projects to Graduate Studies Office for December 2011 degree candidates

13 Reading Day
1417 (Wednesday - Saturday) Final Examinations
17

Last day of Fall 2011

Last day to submit Spring 2012 directed study proposals to department chairs

18 Residence halls close at 12:00 noon
21

Fall 2011 grades due online by 12:00 noon Eastern Time

Last day Incomplete grades from Spring 2011 and Summer 2011 can be changed; Incomplete grades not changed become I/F (incomplete failing)

** Additional Saturdays may be used for makeup days at the College’s discretion. To make a classroom reservation for an individual class on a makeup day or for Final Exam Conflict day, please email registrar@emerson.edu.

If the College closes due to inclement weather, the College may use a Saturday to make up the day, and will notify the Emerson community in that event.