Academic calendar for SPRING 2001


January 4 - 5 Orientation and registration for new undergraduate students
January 4 Registration - TRS and WRS open ONLY to students who are NOT registered or who have and incomplete schedule. (An "incomplete schedule" is defined as one with less than twelve hours at the undergraduate level, or less than nine hours at the graduate level). Special (non-degree seeking) students will not have access to TRS/WRS until 1:00 p.m.
January 5 Advance drop-add; TRS/WRS open to all students
January 8 First day of classes
January 8-12 "Drop-Add" period; TRS/WRS open to all students
January 12 Last day to add a class, change the section of a class, change a course from credit to audit, or choose the pass-fail option.  Last day to drop classes and be eligible for a refund.  Last day to drop a course without having the drop count in the undergraduate limit of four
January 15 MLK, Jr. Holiday
January 18 Assessment Day
January 22 Last day to drop a class without having the course used in the calculation of the "twenty five percent surcharge" mandated by North Carolina statute
February 5 Last day to apply for graduation in Spring, 2001
February 8 Last day to drop a first-half semester course.  Last day to drop the "pass-fail" option on a first-half semester course
February 28 First-half semester ends
March 1 Second-half semester begins.  Last day to register for a second-half semester course.  Last day to change a second-half semester course from credit to audit
March 12 - 16 Spring Break
March 19 Last day to drop a full semester course.  Last day to drop the "pass-fail" option on a full semester course.  Last day to withdraw (discontinue all classes) from the spring semester without academic penalty
April 9 Last day to drop a second-half semester course.  Last day to drop the pass-fail option on a second-half semester course
April 16 - 17 Easter Holiday
May 2 Last day of classes
May 3 Reading Day
May 4 - 9 Final examination period (Excluding Sunday, May 6)
May 10 Faculty grading period
May 11 Final grades due
May 12 - 13 Commencement ceremonies