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2014-2015 Academic Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

2014-2015 Academic Calendar


SUBJECT TO CHANGE - Revised April 30, 2014


 

SUMMER 2014 SEMESTER

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SUMMER 2014 Regular Session - 6 Weeks

May 2014
21 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference A, 8:00 a.m.
26 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed)
June 2014
2 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
4 Wednesday Summer Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
4 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference B, 8:00 a.m.
5 Thursday Late registration begins 
9 Monday Classes begin 
10 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, make section changes, and credit/audit changes
13 Friday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference C, 8:00 a.m. 
17 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
20 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion 
24 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
26 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference D, 8:00 a.m.
27 Friday Mid-Term
July 2014
4 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed)  
7 Monday Last date to withdraw from courses
8 Tuesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
8 Tuesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for summer degree completion
9 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference E, 8:00 a.m.
18 Friday Classes end
21 Monday Final examinations begin
22 Tuesday Final examinations end
28 Monday Grades due by 9:00 a.m.
29 Tuesday Degree certifications due in the Registrar's Office by 10:00 a.m.

 

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

June 2014
2 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
5 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 3A
9 Monday Session 3A classes begin
9 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
17 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
23 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
26 Thursday Session 3A classes end
27 Friday Session 3A final examinations
30 Monday Session 3A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2014
5 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
23 Monday Late registration begins for Session 3B
30 Monday Session 3B classes begin
30 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
July 2014
4 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
9 Wednesday Session 3B Mid-Term
14 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 3B courses
18 Friday Session 3B classes end
21 Monday Session 3B final examinations
24 Thursday Session 3B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Summer Session 4A (4 Weeks)

May 2014
20 Tuesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
26 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
28 Wednesday Session 4A classes begin
28 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
June 2014
10 Tuesday Session 4A Mid-Term
16 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
23 Monday Session 4A classes end
24 Tuesday Session 4A final examinations
26 Thursday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Summer Session 4B (4 Weeks)

June 2014
5 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 4B
19 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
26 Thursday Session 4B classes begin
26 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
July 2014
4 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
10 Thursday Session 4B Mid-Term
14 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
23 Wednesday Session 4B classes end
24 Thursday Session 4B final examinations
28 Monday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.


FALL 2014 SEMESTER

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FALL 2014 Regular Semester*

 
August 2014
18 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
19 Tueday General Faculty Meeting and Retreat
20 Wednesday Freshman Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
22 Friday Late registration begins
25 Monday Classes begin
26 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
September 2014
1 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
8 Monday Last date to file for fall degree completion
12 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day) 
19 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
October 2014
9-10 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break (Evening classes will meet on Wed., Oct. 8.)
13 Monday Mid-Term
27 Monday Last date to withdraw from courses
30 Thursday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for fall degree completion
November 2014
13 Thursday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for fall degree completion
13 Thursday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for for fall degree completion
24-28 Mon.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (Classes will not meet Saturday, November 29. University offices closed November 26-28.)
December 2014
3 Wednesday Classes end (Evening classes will meet.)
4 Thursday Study Day (Final examinations for evening classes begin.)
5 Friday Final examinations begin
10 Wednesday Final examinations end
10 Wednesday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester “I” grades for currently enrolled students
10 Wednesday Grades for degree candidates due by 3:30 p.m.
11 Thursday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 12:00 p.m. 
13 Saturday Commencement exercises, 10:00 a.m.
15 Monday All remaining grades due by 9:00 a.m.
19 Friday University closes at 4:30 p.m. and reopens on Monday, January 5 at 7:45 a.m.

*Note: Fall 2014 regular semester Thursday night classes must meet weekly for 3 hours and 10 minutes.


Fall Session 7A (7 Weeks)

August 2014
18 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
22 Friday Late registration begins for Session 7A
25 Monday Session 7A classes begin
25 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
September 2014
1 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
17 Wednesday Session 7A Mid-Term
25 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
October 2014
9-10 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break
13 Monday Session 7A classes end
14 Tuesday Session 7A final examinations
16 Thursday Session 7A grades due by 9:00 a.m.


Fall Session 7B (7 Weeks)

August 2014
22 Friday Late registration begins for Session 7B
October 2014
7 Tuesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
9-10 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break
16 Thursday Session 7B classes begin
16 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, make schedule changes for Session 7B
November 2014
7 Friday Session 7B Mid-Term
14 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
24-28 Mon.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed November 26-28.)
December 2014
8 Monday Session 7B classes end
9 Tuesday Session 7B final examinations
10 Wednesday Session 7B final grades due by 3:30 p.m.

 

Fall Session 4A (4 Weeks)

July 2014
28 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
August 2014
4 Monday Session 4A classes begin
4 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
15 Friday Session 4A Mid-Term
20 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
28 Thursday Session 4A classes end
29 Friday Session 4A final examinations
September 2014
1 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
2 Tuesday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Fall Session 4B (4 Weeks)

August 2014
22 Friday Late registration begins for Session 4B
26 Tuesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
September 2014
1 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
3 Wednesday Session 4B classes begin
3 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
16 Tuesday Session 4B Mid-Term
22 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
29 Monday Session 4B classes end
30 Tuesday Session 4B final examinations
October 2014
2 Thursday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Fall Session 4C (4 Weeks)

August 2014
22 Friday Late registration begins for Session 4C
September 2014
25 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
October 2014
2 Thursday Session 4C classes begin
2 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
9-10 Thurs.-Fri. Fall Break
17 Friday Session 4C Mid-Term
21 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
30 Thursday Session 4C classes end
31 Friday Session 4C final examinations
November 2014
3 Monday Session 4C grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Fall Session 4D (4 Weeks)

August 2014
22 Friday Late registration begins for Session 4D
October 2014
27 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4D
November 2014
3 Monday Session 4D classes begin
3 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4D
14 Friday Session 4D Mid-Term
19 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4D courses
24-28 Mon.-Fri. Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed November 26-28.)
December 2014
4 Thursday Session 4D classes end
5 Friday Session 4D final examinations
10 Monday Session 4D grades due by 3:30 p.m.

  

SPRING 2015 SEMESTER

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SPRING 2015 Regular Semester*

January 2015
5 Monday University reopens at 7:45 a.m.
12 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
15 Thursday Freshman Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
16 Friday Late registration begins
19
Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.) 
20 Tuesday Classes begin 
21 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
February 2015
2 Monday Last date to file for spring degree completion
6 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
13 Friday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
16-18 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
March 2015
10 Tuesday Mid-Term 
24 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from courses
30 Monday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for spring degree completion
April 2015
3-10 Fri.-Fri. Spring Vacation (Classes will not meet Sat., April 4 and 11. University offices closed April 3 and 6.)
20 Monday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for spring degree completion
20 Monday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for spring degree completion
May 2015
4 Monday Classes end (Evening classes will meet.)
5 Tuesday Study Day (Final examinations for evening classes begin.)
6 Wednesday Final examinations begin
11 Monday Final examinations end
11 Monday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester “I” grades for currently enrolled students 
13 Wednesday Grades for degree candidates due by 9:00 a.m.
14 Thursday Degree certifications due in Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
15 Friday All remaining grades due by 9:00 a.m.
16 Saturday Commencement exercises, 10:00 a.m.


Spring Session 7A (7 Weeks)

January 2015
12 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
16 Friday Late registration begins for Session 7A
19 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.) 
20 Tuesday Session 7A classes begin
20 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
February 2015
11 Wednesday Session 7A Mid-Term 
16-18 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
23 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
March 2015
11 Wednesday Session 7A classes end
12 Thursday Session 7A final examinations
16 Monday Session 7A grades due by 9:00 a.m.


Spring Session 7B (7 Weeks)

January 2015
16 Friday Late registration begins for Session 7B
March 2015
9 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
16 Monday Session 7B classes begin
16 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7B
April 2015
3-10 Fri.-Fri. Spring Vacation (University offices closed April 3 and 6.)
15 Wednesday Session 7B Mid-Term 
24 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
May 2015
8 Friday Session 7B classes end
11 Monday Session 7B final examinations
13 Wednesday Session 7B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 4P (4 Weeks)

December 2014
8 Monday Late registration begins for Session 4P
12 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4P
15 Monday Session 4P classes begin
15 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4P
23-25 Tues.-Thurs. Christmas Holiday
31 Wednesday New Year’s Eve Holiday
January 2015
1 Thursday New Year’s Day Holiday
2 Friday Session 4P Mid-Term
6 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4P courses
15 Thursday Session 4P classes end
16 Friday Session 4P final examinations
20 Tuesday Session 4P grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 4A (4 Weeks)

December 2014
15 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
19 Friday University closes at 4:30 p.m. and re-opens Mon., Jan. 5, at 7:45 a.m.
January 2015
5 Monday Session 4A classes begin
5 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
16 Friday Session 4A Mid-Term
19 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
23 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
30 Friday Session 4A classes end
February 2015
2 Monday Session 4A final examinations
4 Wednesday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 4B (4 Weeks)

January 2015
16 Friday Late registration begins for Session 4B
27 Tuesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
February 2015
3 Tuesday Session 4B classes begin
3 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
16-18 Mon.-Wed. Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
19 Thursday Session 4B Mid-Term
25 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
March 2015
4 Wednesday Session 4B classes end
5 Thursday Session 4B final examinations
9 Monday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 4C (4 Weeks)

January 2015
16 Friday Late registration begins for Session 4C
February 2015
27 Friday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4C
March 2015
6 Friday Session 4C classes begin
6 Friday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4C
19 Thursday Session 4C Mid-Term
25 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4C courses
April 2015
1 Wednesday Session 4C classes end
2 Thursday Session 4C final examinations
3 Monday Session 4C grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Spring Session 4D (4 Weeks)

January 2015
16 Friday Late registration begins for Session 4D
April 2015
2 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4D
13 Monday Session 4D classes begin
13 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4D
24 Friday Session 4D Mid-Term
30 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session 4D courses
May 2015
7 Thursday Session 4D classes end
8 Friday Session 4D final examinations
13 Wednesday Session 4D grades due by 9:00 a.m.

  

 

SUMMER 2015 SESSION

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SUMMER 2015 Regular Session - 6 Weeks

May 2015
20 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference A, 8:00 a.m.
25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2015
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
3 Wednesday Summer Orientation, 8:00 a.m.
3 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference B, 8:00 a.m.
5 Friday Late registration begins
8 Monday Classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
12 Friday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference C, 8:00 a.m.
16 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
19 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
23 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis for summer degree completion
25 Thursday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference D, 8:00 a.m.
26 Friday Mid-Term
July 2015
3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
7 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from courses
7 Tuesday Last date for departments to submit comprehensive final examination approvals for summer degree completion
7 Tuesday Last date to submit final thesis for binding for completion of degree requirements in summer
8 Wednesday Fall Freshman Orientation Conference E, 8:00 a.m.
17 Friday Classes end
20 Monday Final examinations begin
21 Tuesday Final examinations end
27 Monday Grades due by 9:00 a.m.
28 Tuesday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.


Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

June 2015
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
5 Friday Late registration begins for Session 3A
8 Monday Session 3A classes begin
8 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
16 Tuesday Session 3A Mid-Term
22 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
25 Thursday Session 3A classes end
26 Friday Session 3A final examinations
29 Monday Session 3A grades due by 9:00 a.m.


Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2015
5 Friday Late registration begins for Session 3B
22 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
29 Monday Session 3B classes begin
29 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
July 2015
3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
8 Wednesday Session 3B Mid-Term
14 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3B courses
17 Friday Session 3B classes end
20 Monday Session 3B final examinations
23 Thursday Session 3B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Summer Session 4A (4 Weeks)

May 2015
19 Tuesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4A
25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
27 Wednesday Session 4A classes begin
28 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4A
June 2015
9 Tuesday Session 4A Mid-Term
15 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 4A courses
22 Monday Session 4A classes end
23 Tuesday Session 4A final examinations
25 Thursday Session 4A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Summer Session 4B (4 Weeks)

June 2015
5 Thursday Late registration begins for Session 4B
18 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for Session 4B
25 Thursday Session 4B classes begin
25 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 4B
July 2015
3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
9 Thursday Session 4B Mid-Term
14 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 4B courses
22 Wednesday Session 4B classes end
23 Thursday Session 4B final examinations
27 Monday Session 4B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

McNeese - Fort Polk Education Center

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SUMMER 2014 SESSION

Summer Session M1 (8 Weeks)

May 2014
27 Tuesday Session M1 classes begin at Fort Polk Education Center
27 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session M1
June 2014
23 Monday Session M1 Mid-Term
27 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session M1 courses
30 Monday Summer Break
July 2014
1-6 Tues.-Sun. Summer Break/Independence Day Holiday
23 Wednesday Session M1 ends
25 Friday Session M1 grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

FALL 2014 SEMESTER

Fall Session M1 (8 Weeks)

August 2014
11 Monday Session M1 classes begin at Fort Polk Education Center
11 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session M1
30-31 Sat.-Sun. Labor Day Holiday
September 2014
1 Monday Labor Day Holiday
8 Monday Session M1 Mid-Term
15 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session M1 courses
October 2014
5 Sunday Session M1 ends
7 Tuesday Session M1 grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Fall Session M2 (8 Weeks)

October 2014
6 Monday Session M2 classes begin at Fort Polk Education Center
6 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session M2
13 Monday Columbus Day Holiday
November 2014
3 Monday Session M2 Mid-Term
10 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session M2 courses
11 Tuesday Veterans Day Holiday
27-30 Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving Holiday
December 2014
2 Tuesday Session M2 ends
4 Thursday Session M2 grades due by 9:00 a.m.
11 Thursday Fort Polk Graduation Ceremony

 

SPRING 2015 SEMESTER

Spring Session M1 (8 Weeks)

January 2015
12 Monday Session M1 classes begin at Fort Polk Education Center
12 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session M1
19 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
February 2015
9 Monday Session M1 Mid-Term
14-16 Sat.-Mon. Washington’s Birthday - Holiday
17 Tuesday Mardi Gras Holiday
19 Thursday Last date to withdraw from Session M1 courses
March 2015
9 Monday Session M1 ends
11 Wednesday Session M1 grades due by 9:00 a.m.
11 Thursday Fort Polk Graduation Ceremony

 

Spring Session M2 (8 Weeks)

March 2015
10 Tuesday Session M2 classes begin at Fort Polk Education Center
10 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session M2
April 2015
3-6 Fri.-Mon. Easter Holiday
8 Wednesday Session M2 Mid-Term
14 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session M2 courses
May 2015
4 Monday Session M2 ends
6 Wednesday Session M2 grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

SUMMER 2015 SESSION

Summer Session M1 (8 Weeks)

May 2015
26 Tuesday Session M1 classes begin at Fort Polk Education Center
26 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session M1
June 2015
22 Monday Session M1 Mid-Term
26 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session M1 courses
29-30 Mon.-Tues. Summer Break
July 2015
1-5 Wed.-Sun. Summer Break/Independence Day Holiday
22 Wednesday Session M1 ends
24 Friday Session M1 grades due by 9:00 a.m.

*Note: For Fort Polk sessions, final exams will take place at the last class meeting for each course offered.

 

University of Louisiana System Organizational Leadership Program

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SUMMER 2014 SESSION

Summer Session 8A (8 Weeks)

May 2014
5 Monday Last day to apply for admission for Session 8A
14 Wednesday Last date to submit required admission documents for Session 8A
29 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 8A
June 2014
2 Monday Session 8A classes begin
July 2014
7 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 8A courses
25 Friday Session 8A ends
28 Monday Session 8A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

FALL 2014 SEMESTER

Fall Session 8A (8 Weeks)

July 2014
17 Thursday Last day to apply for admission for Session 8A
28 Monday Last date to submit required admission documents for Session 8A
August 2014
12 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 8A
14 Thursday Session 8A classes begin
September 2014
17 Wednesday Last date to withdraw from Session 8A courses
October 2014
8 Wednesday Session 8A ends
10 Friday Session 8A grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 

Fall Session 8B (8 Weeks)

September 2014
15 Monday Last day to apply for admission for Session 8B
24 Wednesday Last date to submit required admission documents for Session 8B
October 2014
9 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 8B
13 Monday Session 8B classes begin
November 2014
17 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 8B courses
December 2014
5 Friday Session 8B ends
8 Monday Session 8B grades due by 9:00 a.m.

 


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