2012-2013 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2012

August 2012
29 Wed. Final Registration/Fee Payment without penalty
30 Thurs. Late charges begin
28 Tues. Logic Competency Examination Fees Due
31 Fri. Foreign Languages and Literatures Competency Examination Fees Due
 
September 2012
1-4 Sat. - Tues. New Student Orientation- Torero Days
3 Mon. Labor Day holiday (offices closed, no classes)
4 Tues. Competency Examinations: Logic and Foreign Languages and Literatures
5 Wed. Classes Begin
13 Thurs. Mass of the Holy Spirit
14 Fri. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund
21 Fri. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
28 Fri. Deadline 80 percent tuition refund
 
October 2012
1 Mon. Financial aid application for January Intersession available
5 Fri. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
1-30 Mon. – Fri. Online class reservation for Intersession 2013 (two weeks only; see Tuesday, October 25 for walk-in registration for intersession 2013)
12 Fri. Competency Examination Fees Due
15 Mon. Deadline to petition for May 2013 graduation
19 Fri. Fall Holiday (no classes)
22 Mon. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
26 Friday Mid-term grades due
27 Sat. Competency Examination: Mathematics
29 Mon. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
 
November 2012
1 Thurs. Walk-in registration begins for Intersession 2013.
Class reservation begins for Spring 2013.
Priority deadline for Intersession 2013 financial aid applications.
3 Sat. Competency Examinations: Lower-division and Upper-division English
6 Tues. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
13 Tues. Last day to withdraw from classes with a 'W'.
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from prior semester/Summer Sessions
16 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Intersession 2013 online registration
21-23 Wed. - Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes; offices closed Thursday and Friday
 
December 2012
14 Fri. Last Day of classes
Deadline to petition for August 2013 graduation
15-16 Sat. - Sun. Study Period
17-21 Mon. - Fri. Final Examinations
22 Sat. NROTC Commissioning Ceremony
 
January 2013
2 Wed. Final grades due
 

Intersession 2013 (optional)

January 2013
3 Thurs. First day of Intersession classes
21 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes; offices closed)
23 Wed. Last day of Intersession classes
See the 2013 Intersession Catalog for specific courses, dates and registration procedures
 

Spring Semester 2013

January 2013
18 Fri. Logic Competency Examination Fees Dues
21 Mon. Foreign Languages and Logic Examination Fees Due
24-25 Thurs. - Fri. New Student Orientation
25 Fri. Final registration/fee payment without penalty
Competency Examination: Foreign Languages and Logic
26 Sat. Late charges begin
28 Mon. Classes begin
31 Thurs. All Faith Service
Foreign Language Competency Examination Fees Due
 
February 2013
1 Fri. Financial aid applications for Summer Sessions 2013 avaliable
6 Wed. Last day to enroll in classes and to drop a class without a 'W'.
Deadline 100 percent tuition refund.
18 Mon. Deadline 90 percent tuition refund
25 Mon. Deadline 80 precent tuition refund
 
March 2013
2 Sat. Priority deadline for USD financial aid applications for 2013-2014 fall and/or spring semesters for new (freshmen and transfer) undergraduate students.
Priority deadline for USD financial aid applications for 2013-2014 fall and/or spring semesters for continuing and undergraduate students.
4 Mon. Deadline 70 percent tuition refund
4-29 Mon. - Fri. Online class reservation for Summer Sessions 2013 (two weeks only; see Tuesday, April 2 for walk-in registration for Summer Sessions 2013)
15 Fri. Priority deadline for Summer Sessions 2013 financial aid applications
18 Mon. Deadline 60 percent tuition refund
20 Wed. Mid-term grades due
22 Fri. Deadline to pay Competency Examination fee
25- April 1 Mon. - Mon. Combined Spring break/Easter holiday (no classes; offices closed on Friday, March 29)
 
April 2013
1 Mon. Deadline 50 percent tuition refund
2 Tues. Walk-in registration begins for Summer Sessions 2013.
Class reservation begins for Fall 2013.
3 Wed. Deadline to select grade or Pass/Fail option
5 Fri. Last day to withdraw from classes with a 'W'.
Deadline for removal of Incompletes from Fall semster/Intersession
6 Sat. Competecy Examination: Mathematics
12 Fri. Final fee payment deadline for Summer Sessions 2013 online registration
13 Sat. Competency Examinations: Lower-division and Upper-division English
 
May 2013
7 Tues. Honors Convocation
13 Mon. Last day of classes.
Deadline to petition for January 2014 graduation
14-15 Tues. - Wed. Study days
16-22 Thurs. - Wed. Final Examinations
24 Fri. NROTC Commissioning Ceremony
25-26 Sat. - Sun. Commencements
29 Wed. Final Grades due
 

Summer Sessions 2013 (optional)

June 2013
3 Mon. First day of first session
 
July 2013
4 Thurs. Independence Day holiday (no classes, offices closed)
 
August 2013
23 Fri. Last day of last session
See the 2013 Summer Sessions Catalog for specific courses, dates and registration procedures