2011-2012 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2011

August 2011
24 Wed. Final Registration/Fee Payment without penalty
25 Thurs. Late charges begin
26 Fri. Logic and Foreign Language Competency Exam Fees Due
27-30 Sat.-Tues. New Student Orientation - Torero Days
30 Tues. Competency Examination: Foreign Languages and Logic
31 Wed. Classes Begin
 
September 2011
5 Mon. Labor Day holiday (offices closed, no classes)
8 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
12 Mon. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
21 Wed. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
28 Wed. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
 
October 2011
1 Sat. Financial aid application for January Intersession available
5 Wed. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
3-28 Mon.–Fri. Online class reservation for Intersession 2012 (four weeks only; see Tuesday, November 1 for walk-in registration for intersession 2012)
14 Fri. Fall Holiday (no classes)
Deadline to pay Competency Examination fee
17 Mon. Mid-term grades due
Deadline to petition for May 2012 graduation
19 Wed. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
24 Mon. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
26 Wed. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
29 Sat. Competency Examination: Mathematics
 
November 2011
1 Tues. Walk-in registration begins for Intersession 2012

Class reservation begins for Spring 2012
Priority deadline for Intersession 2012 financial aid applications.

5 Sat. Competency Examinations: Lower-division and Upper-division English
8 Tues. Last day to withdraw from classes with a "W"
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester/Summer Sessions
18 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Intersession 2012 online registration
23–25 Wed.–Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; offices closed Thursday, November 24 - Friday, November 25)
 
December 2011
12 Mon. Last Day of classes
Deadline to petition for August 2012 graduation
13 Tues. Study Period
14–20 Wed.–Tues. Final Examinations
17 Sat. NROTC Commissioning Ceremony
29 Thurs. Final Grades Due
 

Intersession 2012 (optional)

January 2012
3 Tues. First day of Intersession classes
16 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes; offices closed)
23 Mon. Last day of Intersession classes
See the 2012 Intersession Catalog for specific courses, dates and registration procedures
 

Spring Semester 2012

January 2012
16 Mon. Logic and Foreign Language Competency Exam Fees Due
19 Thurs. Final registration/fee payment without penalty
20 Fri. Late charges begin
23-25 Mon.-Wed. New Student Orientation
25 Wed. Competency Examination: Foreign Languages and Logic
26 Thurs. Classes begin
 
February 2012
1 Wed. Financial aid applications for Summer Sessions 2012 available
2 Thurs. All Faith Service
6 Mon. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
16 Thurs. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
23 Thurs. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
 
March 2012
1 Thurs. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
2 Fri. Priority deadline for USD financial aid applications for 2012-2013 fall and/or spring semesters for new (freshmen and transfer) undergraduate students
Priority deadline for USD financial aid applications for 2012-2013 fall and/or spring semesters for continuing undergraduate students
5–9 Mon.–Fri. Spring Break (no classes)
Feb. 28- March 29 Tues.- Thurs. Online class reservation for Summer Sessions 2012
(four weeks only; see Monday, April 2 for walk-in registration for Summer Sessions 2012)
15 Thurs. Priority deadline for Summer Sessions 2012 financial aid applications
16 Fri. Deadline to pay Competency Examination fee
19 Mon. Mid-term grades due
22 Thurs. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
26 Mon. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
29 Thurs. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
31 Sat. Competency Examination: Mathematics
 
April 2012
2 Mon. Walk-in registration begins for Summer Sessions 2012
Class reservation begins for Fall 2012
4 Wed. Last day to withdraw from classes
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from Fall semester/Intersession
5-9 Thurs.-Mon. Easter break (no classes; offices closed on Friday, April 6)
13 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Summer Sessions 2012 online registration
14 Sat. Competency Examinations: Lower-division and Upper-division English
 
May 2012
1 Tues. Honors Convocation
14 Mon. Last day of classes
Deadline to petition for January 2013 graduation
15-16 Tues.-Wed. Study period
17-23 Thurs.-Wed. Final Examinations
25 Fri. NROTC Commissioning Ceremony
26-27 Sat.-Sun. Commencements
30 Wed. Final Grades due
 

Summer Sessions 2012 (optional)

June 2012
4 Mon. First day of first session
 
August 2012
24 Fri. Last day of last session
See the 2012 Summer Sessions Catalog for specific courses, dates and registration procedures