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Academic Calendar (2011-2012)

Please note: Courses in the School of Continuing Education (SCE) and the graduate programs may follow different schedules than those listed below. For more information, please refer to the current SCE or Graduate Catalogs, or contact the SCE office at 401-865-2487 or the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies at 401-865-2495.

September 2011

September 1-5, Thursday - Monday
New student orientation

Monday, September 5 -Holiday: Labor Day
All sophomore, junior and senior residents report

Tuesday, September 6
All undergraduate classes begin
 
Wednesday, September 7
Mass of the Holy Spirit
 
Monday, September 12
Online Adjustment Period ends
Last day to add or drop courses online; CyberFriar registration disabled at midnight
 
Tuesday, September 13
Administrative Adjustment Period begins
Written permission required from both the course instructor and department chairperson/program director
 
Wednesday, September 14
Academic Convocation
 
Monday, September 19
Last day for dropping courses without "WD" grade and last day for election of Audit option
 
Tuesday, September 20
Late Adjustment Period begins
Schedule changes only with approval from the Dean of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies and may be subject to $100 late course registration fee. Permission to add courses required from both the course instructor and dept. chairperson/program director

October 2011

Monday, October 10
Holiday: Columbus Day
All classes suspended
 
Tuesday, October 11
All classes resume
MONDAY CLASS SCHEDULE TO BE FOLLOWED
 
Friday, October 21
Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses.
Last day for submission of course work to instructor for all "I" and "NM" grades for Spring 2011 and Summer 2011
 
Friday, October 28
Last day for submission of mid-semester grades

November 2011

Tuesday, November 1
Solemnity of All Saints
 
Saturday-Sunday,
November 5-6
Freshman Family Weekend
 
Wednesday, November 9
Last day for election of Pass/Fail Option (option for freshman begtins with the second semester).
 
Wednesday-Sunday, November 23-27
Holiday: Thanksgiving Recess
All classes suspended
 
Monday, November 28
All classes resume

December 2011

Friday, December 2
Last day to withdraw with "WD" permission of Dean.
 
Thursday, December 8
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
 
Friday, December 9
Last day of classes for Fall Semester
 
Saturday & Sunday,December 10-11
Reading period for undergraduates
 
Monday, December 12
Fall Semester examination period for undergraduates
 
Tuesday, December 13
Reading period for undergraduates
 
Wednesday-Monday, December 14-19
Fall Semester examination period for undergraduates
 
Monday, December 19
Last day of Fall Semester for undergraduate courses

January 2012

Monday, January 16
Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Orientation for new freshmen and transfers
All residents report
 
Tuesday, January 17
All undergraduate classes begin
 
Monday, January 23
Online adjustment period ends
Last day to add or drop courses online; CyberFriar registration disabled at midnight
 
Tuesday, January 24
Administrative adjustment period begins
Written permission required from both the course instructor and dept. chairperson/program director
 
Saturday, January 28
Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas
 
Monday, January 30
Last day for dropping courses without "WD" grade and last day for election of Audit option

Tuesday, January 31
Late adjustment period begins
Schedule changes only with the approval from the Dean of Undergraduate & Graduate Studies and
may be subject to $100 late course registration fee. Permission to add courses required from
course instructor and dept. chairperson/program director

February 2012

Monday, February 20
Holiday: Presidents' Day
All classes suspended
 
Tuesday, February 21
All classes resume
MONDAY CLASS SCHEDULE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ALL COURSES

Wednesday, February 22
Ash Wednesday

March 2012

Friday, March 2
Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses.
Last day for submission of course work to instructor for all "I" and "NM" grades for Fall 2011 and Winter 2012.
 
Friday, March 9
Last day for submission of mid-semester grades
 
Saturday-Sunday, March 10-18
Spring Recess
All classes suspended
 
Monday, March 19
All classes resume
 
Wednesday, March 28
Last day for election of Pass/Fail Option.

April 2012

Thursday-Monday, April 5-9
Holiday: Easter Recess
All classes suspended
 
Tuesday, April 10
All classes resume
 
Wednesday, April 11
MONDAY CLASS SCHEDULE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ALL COURSES
 
Friday, April 27
Last day to withdraw from courses with "WD" grade with permission of Dean.

May 2012

Friday, May 4
Last day of classes for Spring Semester
 
Saturday-Sunday, May 5-6
Reading period for undergraduates
 
Monday, May 7
Spring Semester examination period for undergraduates
 
Tuesday, May 8
Reading period for undergraduates
 
Wednesday-Monday, May 9-14
Spring Semester examination period for undergraduates
 
Monday, May 14
Last day of Spring Semester for undergraduate courses
 
Friday, May 18
ROTC Commissioning
 
Saturday, May 19
Academic Awards Ceremony
Commencement Mass
Parents' Reception
 
Sunday, May 20
Commencement - Dunkin Donuts Center, 11:00AM
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