Academic Calendar (2005 - 2006)

FALL 2005
Law School Classes Begin Monday, August 22
New Faculty Conference Tuesday, August 23
Fall Faculty Conference Wednesday, August 24 and
Thursday, August 25
Residence Halls Open
(new students)
Friday, August 26
Residence Halls Open
(returning students)
Sunday, August 28
New Student Orientation Friday, August 26 -
Saturday, September 3
President's Reception Sunday, August 28
Academic Convocation Monday, August 29
New Students Meet with
Assigned Advisors
Monday, August 29
Fall Validation Monday, August 29
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 30
Last Day to Drop/Add Wednesday, September 7
Mass of the Holy Spirit
(11:00am & Noon classes
canceled)
Wednesday, September 14
Labor Day Observed Friday, September 16
Incompletes Revert to Provisional
Grades
Thursday, September 29
Mid - Semester Exams Monday, October 10 -
Friday, October 14
Founder's Day Holiday Monday, October 17
Fall Family Weekend Friday, October 21 -
Sunday, October 23
Mid - Semester Grades Due in
Registrar's Office
Wednesday, October 19
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday, November 23 -
Friday, November 25
Prep Week Monday, December 5-
Friday, December 9
Semester Exams Monday, December 12 -
Thursday, December 15
Christmas Holiday Begins Friday, December 16
Grades Due in Registrar's Office Tuesday, December 20
SPRING 2006
Law School Classes Begin Tuesday, January 10
Residence Halls Open Sunday, January 15
Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 16
New Student Orientation Tuesday, January 17
Spring Faculty Conference Tuesday, January 17
Spring Validation Tuesday, January 17
Classes Begin Wednesday, January 18
Last Day to Drop/Add Wednesday, January 25
Incompletes Revert to
Provisional
Friday, February 17
Presidents' Day Holiday Monday, February 20
Mid - Semester Exams Monday, March 6 - Friday, March 10
Spring Vacation Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17
Mid - Semester Grades Due in
Registrar's Office
Tuesday, March 14
Last Day to Withdraw Friday, March 31
Good Friday Holiday - University
Closed at Noon
Friday,April 14
Easter Holiday Monday, April 17
Academic Honor Convocation
(classes canceled 3:15 - 4:45)
Tuesday, April 25
Prep Week Monday, May 1 - Friday,May 5
Semester Examinations
(100/200 classes)
Monday, May 8 - Friday, May 12
Semester Examinations
(300/400 classes)
Monday, May 8 - Wednesday, May 10
Senior Week Activities Wednesday, May 10 - Friday May 12
Graduate and Law School
Commencement
Saturday, May 13
Baccalaureate Saturday, May 13
Graduate School Mass Saturday, May 13
Undergraduate Commencement Sunday, May 14
Grades Due in Registrar's Office Tuesday, May 16

*Exams may start on Saturday, May 6

Summer 2006

Session I Begin Monday, May 22
Session I Ends Friday, June 30
Session II Begins Monday, July 3
Session II Ends Friday, August 11