Fall 2015 Academic Calendar
|August 7, Friday||Undergraduate academic suspension appeals deadline|
|August 10–14, Mon.–Fri.||Orientation, advising, and registration for all students based on student population and classification|
|August 10, Monday||Fall semester opens|
|August 12, Wednesday||State of the Campus Address|
|August 17, Monday||Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.|
|August 17–21, Mon.–Fri.||Late registration and schedule adjustment|
|August 21, Friday||Last day to change course(s) or course section(s) without special permission|
|August 21, Friday||Financial aid satisfactory academic progress appeals deadline; hours locked for financial aid purposes.|
|August 21, Friday||Last day to withdraw from a course for tuition and fees refund; course withdrawal policy in effect after this date.|
|August 24, Monday||Deadline for graduate students to apply to graduate in December 2015|
|September 1–30||Undergraduate students declare or change major in September.|
|September 4, Friday||Final deadline for undergraduates to apply to graduate in December 2015|
|September 7, Monday||Labor Day holiday. Classes dismissed; offices closed.|
|October 5, Monday||Founders Day|
|October 9, Friday||Last day to withdraw from a course without incurring a WF grade (withdraw failing)|
|October 9, Friday||Instruction ends for Fall Break, 6:00 p.m.|
|October 14, Wednesday||Classes resume after Fall Break, 8:00 a.m.|
|Oct. 14–Nov. 17, Wed.–Tues.||Spring semester and summer session advising for continuing students, by appointment|
|October 23, Friday||Final date for December doctoral candidates' oral examinations|
|Oct. 26–Nov. 17, Mon.–Tues.||Spring and Summer 2016 registration for continuing students|
|October 30, Friday||Deadline for undergraduates to apply to student teach during Fall 2016|
|November 6, Friday||Deadline for filing dissertation and original signature pages with the Graduate School|
|November 16, Monday||Deadline for filing thesis with the Graduate School|
|November 24, Tuesday||Instruction ends for Thanksgiving holiday, 10:00 p.m.|
|November 30, Monday||Classes resume, 8:00 a.m.|
|November 30, Monday||Last day of classes|
|December 1, Tuesday||Final date for complete clearance of December graduate degree candidates.
Deadline for final submission of thesis or dissertation to the Graduate School.
|December 1, Tuesday||Reading Day|
|December 2–5, 7–9, Wed.–Sat., Mon.–Wed.||Final examinations|
|December 10–11, Thurs.–Fri.||Final exam makeup days|
|December 10, Thursday||December Commencement, Greensboro Coliseum|
Approved by the Faculty Senate 3.6.13. Approved by the Chancellor 3.28.13. Amended 10.11.13, 10.21.14.
Note: The university allows for a limited number of excused absences for religious observances required by the faith of the student. Beyond the minimum terms and limits of this policy, instructors maintain authority to establish and enforce this policy for the courses they teach. For the complete policy, see the Undergraduate Bulletin.
See Parts of Term calendar for registration and grading dates.