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2012-2013 Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Posted on 5/2/2012

Summer 2012

March 26-May 6Online registration for summer classes
April 19-20, Thur-FriBoard of Trust
April 20, FriDeadline for intra-university transfer summer applications
May 4, FriDivision of Unclassified Studies Maymester registration
May 5, SatResidence halls open for Maymester at 2 p.m.
May 7, MonCheck-in for registered students and final registration for Maymester;
Maymester begins
May 7-8, Mon-TuesMaymester change period
May 8, TuesDeadline for students to add or drop a Maymester class without entry on their records
May 21, MonDeadline for students to withdraw from a Maymester class
June 1, FriMaymester ends;
Maymester examinations
June 2, SatResidence halls close for Maymester at 9 a.m.
June 3, SunResidence halls open for first-half summer session at noon
June 4, MonFall 2012 registration windows open for all new incoming undergraduate students;
Check YES for the time of your registration window;
Registration for summer session in most schools;
Division of Unclassified Studies summer registration
June 5, TuesFirst-half and full-term summer classes begin
June 5-7, Tues-ThurFirst-half and full-term summer session change period
June 7, ThurDeadline for students to add a first-half or full-term summer class, register for pass-fail status in a class or drop a class without entry on record;
Last day to drop Blair performance classes with no music fee charged
June 11, MonPeabody Module I classes begin
June 13, WedLast day students may add or drop Peabody Module I classes with no entry on the record
June 20, WedDeadline for students to withdraw from a first-half class;
Deadline for students to change from pass-fail to graded status in a first-half class
June 22, FriFall 2012 registration windows close for all incoming undergraduate students;
Last day to drop Peabody Module I classes
July 1, SunDeadline for health questionnaires to be returned to Student Health for first-time students
July 5, ThurFirst-half classes end
July 6, FriExaminations for first-half classes;
Peabody Module I ends
July 7, SatResidence halls close for first-half summer session at 9 a.m.
July 8, SunResidence halls open for second-half summer session at noon
July 9, MonSupplemental registration for second-half classes;
Division of Unclassified Studies second-half registration;
Peabody Module II begins
July 10, TuesSecond-half classes begin
July 10-12, Tues-ThurSecond-half session change period
July 11, WedLast day students may add or drop Peabody Module II classes with no entry on the record
July 12, ThurDeadline for undergraduates to register for pass-fail status in or drop a second-half class without entry on record;
Last day undergraduates may withdraw from a full-term summer class;
Deadline for undergraduates to change from pass-fail to graded status in a full-term summer class
July 18, Wed Fall 2012 Open enrollment / change period begins;
No registration window is needed
July 20, FriLast day to drop Peabody Module II classes
July 25, WedDeadline for undergraduates to change from pass-fail to graded status in a second-half class;
Deadline for undergraduates to withdraw from a second-half class
Aug. 1, WedDeadline to waive summer student health insurance
Aug. 3, FriPeabody Module II ends
Aug. 9, ThurSecond-half and full-term summer classes end for most schools
Aug. 10, FriExaminations for second-half and full-term summer classes;
Summer semester ends;
Graduation date for August graduates
Aug. 11, SatResidence halls close for second-half summer session at 9 a.m.
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Fall 2012

Aug 1, WedDeadline for all students (except internationals) to waive student health insurance coverage
Aug 10, FriDeadline for intra-university transfer fall applications
Aug 15, WedDeadline for payment of tuition, fees and all other charges associated with the beginning of the semester. Payment must be RECEIVED in the Office of Student Accounts by the close of business of August 15. Students who have not cleared their account by this deadline may be dropped from classes, their registration may be cancelled and Commodore cash and registration access may be denied. A late payment fee will be assessed of 1.5% (minimum $5.00) on the outstanding balance. Students anticipating having a problem meeting the payment deadline should contact the Office of Student Accounts at 615-322-6693 or 1-800-288-1144 before August 15, to make payment arrangements and to have their class registrations held.
Aug 15, WedDeadline for all students to waive the activity and recreation fees
Aug 17, FriInternational student orientation for ALL students (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) SLC Ballrooms
Aug 18, SatOrientation begins for new undergraduate students;
Residence halls open at 7 a.m. for new students
Aug 19, SunFounders Walk;
Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for upperclass students
Aug 19, SunResidence halls open for transfer students, 8 a.m.;
Orientation for transfer students
Aug 21, TuesDivision of Unclassified Studies fall registration
Aug 22, WedFirst day of classes for undergraduate schools;
Student registration change period begins
Aug 23, ThurMeeting of the Faculty Assembly
Aug 28, TuesLast day to wait-list a class;
Wait list ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT
Aug 29, WedFall 2012 Open Enrollment / Change Period ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT. This is the deadline for students to add a course or to make other changes in YES. After this date, any withdrawals or adjustments in level or in grading status must be completed using the appropriate forms in the school registrar's office.
Sept 4, TuesEnglish Language Center - English for Academics and Professionals Testing 9 a.m.
Sept 5, WedLast day to drop a class with no entry on the record, to adjust level in math or foreign language class or to register for pass/fail status;
Last day to drop Blair performance classes with no music fee charged;
Forms due to school registrar's office by 4 p.m. CDT
Sept 6-14, Thur-FriDiscrepancy reports due by Friday, September 14, 2012
Sept 7, FriDeadline for international students health insurance waiver
Sept 11, TuesEnglish Language Center classes begin
Sept 19, WedCensus data compiled
Oct 1, MonLast day undergraduates may apply for screening II to student teach spring semester;
Last day for students to submit screening I forms for admission into the Teacher Education program
Oct 4-5, Thur-FriFall break for undergraduate students
Oct 10, WedMid-semester undergraduate deficiency reports due
Oct 12-14, Fri-SunFamily Weekend
Oct 15, MonSpring 2013 class schedule is available in YES
Oct 19, FriLast day undergraduate students may withdraw from fall semester classes;
Last day to change from pass/fail to graded status in a fall semester class;
Forms due to school registrar's office by 4 p.m. CDT
Oct 22-27, Mon-SatHomecoming and related Homecoming activities
Oct 25-26, Thur-FriAlumni Board of Directors meeting
Oct 25-27, Thur-SatHomecoming / Reunion weekend - Alumni reunions for undergraduates, Law, Medicine, Nursing
Oct 29, MonSpring 2013 registration windows open for all currently enrolled undergraduate students;
Check YES for the time of your registration window
Nov 7-15, Wed-ThurInternational Education Week
Nov 8-9, Thur-FriBoard of Trust
Nov 16, FriSpring 2013 registration windows close
Nov 17, SatUndergraduate residence halls close at 9 a.m.
Nov 17-25, Sat-SunThanksgiving holidays in most schools
Nov 25, SunUndergraduate residence halls open at 9 a.m.
Nov 30-Dec 6, Fri-ThurDead week for Arts and Science and Blair classes;
No examinations of any type or major project deadlines are allowed
Dec 6, ThurUndergraduate classes end
Dec 7-15, Fri-SatUndergraduate examinations and reading days
Dec 10, MonSpring 2013 Open enrollment / change period begins;
No registration window is needed
Dec 11, TuesEnglish Language Center - classes end
Dec 15, SatFall semester ends;
Graduation date for December graduates
Dec 16, SunUndergraduate residence halls close at 9 a.m.
Dec 17, MonDeadline for intra-university transfer spring applications;
Deadline for submission of fall 2012 final grades at 11:59 p.m. CDT
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Spring 2013

Jan 3, ThurDeadline for all students to pay spring charges without a late payment fee;
Deadline to waive the student health insurance for first-time students in the spring semester
Jan 3, ThurDeadline for all students to waive the activity and recreation fees
Jan 4, FriUndergraduate residence halls open at noon
Jan 4, FriInternational Student Spring Orientation (1 to 3 p.m.)
Jan 4, FriDivision of Unclassified Studies spring registration
Jan 7, MonFirst day of classes for undergraduate schools;
Student registration change period begins
Jan 7, MonEnglish Language Center - English for Academics and Professionals Testing 9 a.m.
Jan 11, FriLast to wait-list a class; wait lists end at 11:59 p.m. CDT
Jan 14, MonSpring 2013 Open enrollment / change period ends at 11:59 p.m. CDT. This is the deadline for students to add a course or to make other changes on YES. After this date, any withdrawals or adjustments in level or in grading status must be completed using the appropriate forms in the school registrar's office.
Jan 14, MonEnglish Language Center classes begin
Jan 21, MonMartin Luther King, Jr. Day - classes cancelled
Jan 21, MonLast day to drop a class with no entry on the record, to adjust level in math or foreign language class or to register for pass/fail status;
Last day to drop Blair performance classes with no music fee charged;
Forms due to school registrar's office by 4 p.m. CDT
Jan 22-30, Tues-WedDiscrepancy reports due by Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Jan 25-26, Fri-SatBlair auditions weekend for prospective freshmen for fall semester
Jan 30, WedLast day undergraduates may apply to be screened for screen II for fall student teaching;
Last day to submit screening I forms for admission into the Teacher Education program
Feb 4, MonCensus data compiled
Feb 4-10, Mon-SunUndergraduates apply for 2013-14 housing assignment process
Feb 7-8, Thur-FriBoard of Trust
Mar 2, SatUndergraduate residence halls close at 9 a.m.
Mar 2-10, Sat-SunSpring holidays in most schools
TBAFall 2013 class schedule is available in YES
Mar 6, WedMid-semester undergraduate deficiency reports due
Mar 10, SunUndergraduate residence halls open at 9 a.m.
Mar 11-Apr 5, Mon-FriHousing random selections
Mar 15, FriLast day undergraduate students may withdraw from spring semester classes;
Last day to change from pass/fail to graded status in a spring semester class;
Forms due to school registrar's office by 4 p.m. CDT
Mar 17, SunFounder's Day, the anniversary of the founding of Vanderbilt University in 1873
Apr 3, WedCommencement deadline to rent regalia for May 2013 Commencement ceremony
Apr 4, ThurSpring 2013 Faculty Assembly
Apr 8, MonFall 2013 registration windows begin for undergraduate students;
Check YES for the time of your registration window
Apr 15, MonEnglish Language Center classes end
Apr 16-22, Tues-MonDead week for Arts and Science and Blair classes;
No examinations of any type or major project deadlines are allowed
Apr 18-19, Thur-FriBoard of Trust
Apr 19, FriDeadline for intra-university transfer summer applications
Apr 19-20, Fri-SatRites of Spring
Apr 22, MonUndergraduate classes end
Apr 23-May 2, Tues-ThurUndergraduate examinations and reading days
Apr 26, FriFall 2013 registration windows close for currently enrolled undergraduate students
May 4, SatFirst-year residence halls close at 9 a.m.
May 4, SatDeadline for submission of Spring 2013 final grades at 11:59 p.m. CDT
May 8, WedCommencement event - "The Party" - for degree candidates, their friends and families; Vanderbilt Community, their friends and families
May 9, ThurCommencement event - "Senior Class Day" - Senior Day speaker and faculty seminars
May 10, FriCommencement event - Ceremony on Alumni Lawn
May 11, SatResidence halls close at 1 p.m.
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Summer 2013

Mar 25-May 5Registration windows for all Summer sessions
May 3, FriDivision of Unclassified Studies Maymester registration
May 4, SatResidence halls open for Maymester at 2 p.m.
May 6, MonMaymester begins
May 6-7, Mon-TuesMaymester change period
May 31, FriMaymester ends;
Maymester examinations
June 1, SatMaymester residence halls close at 9 a.m.
June 2, SunFirst-half summer session residence halls open at noon
June 3, MonRegistration for summer session in most schools
June 3, MonDivision of Unclassified Studies summer registration
June 4, TuesFirst-half and full-term summer classes begin
June 4-6, Tues-ThurFirst-half and full-term summer change period
June 10, MonPeabody Module I registration and classes begin
July 1, MonDeadline for health questionnaires to be returned to Student Health for first-year students
July 4, ThurFirst-half classes end
July 5, FriExaminations for first-half classes; Peabody Module 1 classes end
July 6, SatFirst-half session residence halls close at 9 a.m.
July 7, SunSecond-half session residence halls open at noon
July 8, MonSupplementary registration for second-half classes; Peabody Module II classes begin
July 8, MonDivision of Unclassified Studies registration second-half classes
July 9, TuesSecond-half classes begin
July 9-11, Tues-ThurSecond-half change period
TBAFall 2013 Open enrollment / change period begins;
No registration window is needed
Aug 1, ThurDeadline to waive summer student health insurance
Aug 2, FriPeabody Module II classes end
Aug 8, ThurSecond-half classes end
Aug 9, FriExaminations for second-half and full-term summer classes;
Summer semester ends;
Graduation date for August graduates
Aug 10, SatSecond-half session residence halls close at 9 a.m.
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