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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar (Subject to Change)



Summer 2023 Session


Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2023
29 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
29 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
31 Wednesday Cowboy Camp/Orientation
June 2023
1 Thursday Cowboy Camp/Orientation
5 Monday Classes begin
6 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
13 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
16 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
19 Monday Juneteenth Holiday (University offices closed.)
20 Tuesday Last date for major professor to receive completed thesis or summer degree completion
21-22 Wed-Thurs Cowboy Camp/Orientation
23 Friday Mid-term
26 Monday Last date for thesis defense
28 Wednesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
July 2023
4 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
10 Monday Last date for final signed copies of thesis to be turned in to the Graduate School
10 Monday Last date to withdraw from courses
12-13 Wed-Thurs Cowboy Camp/Orientation
17 Monday Classes end
17 Monday Last date for non-thesis comprehensive exams to be sent to Graduate School
18 Tuesday Final examinations begin
19 Wednesday Final examinations end
19 Wednesday Term ends
21 Friday Grades due by 8:30 a.m.
25 Tuesday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
August 2023
11-12 Fri-Sat Cowboy Camp/Orientation

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

May 2023
29 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
29 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
June 2023
5 Monday Session 3A classes begin
6 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
13 Tuesday Session 3A mid-term
15 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
19 Monday Juneteenth Holiday (University offices closed.)
20 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
23 Friday Session 3A classes end
26 Monday Session 3A final examinations.
28 Wednesday Session 3A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2023
21 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
28 Wednesday Session 3B classes begin
28 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
July 2023
4 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
7 Friday Session 3B mid-term
11 Tuesday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
11 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3B courses
18 Tuesday Session 3B classes end
19 Wednesday Session 3B final examinations
21 Friday Session 3B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 13S (13 Weeks) - DNP Program Only

May 2023
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 13S
8 Monday Session 13S classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 13S
29 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2023
19 Monday Juneteenth Holiday (University offices closed.)
July 2023
4 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
31 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 13S courses
August 2023
3 Thrusday Session 13S classes end
4 Friday Session 13S final examinations
7 Monday Session 13S grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Fall 2023 Semester


Fall Regular Semester

July 2023
31 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
August 2023
8 Tuesday General Faculty Meeting
11-12 Fri-Sat Cowboy Camp/Orientation
13 Sunday Freshman Convocation
14 Monday Classes begin
15 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
28 Monday Last date to file for fall degree completion
31 Thursday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
September 2023
4 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
11 Monday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
October 2023
2 Monday Mid-term
5-6 Thurs-Fri Fall Break (Evening classes will meet on Wednesday, October 4, and Saturday, October 7.)
10 Tuesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
31 Tuesday Last date for thesis defense
November 2023
14 Tuesday Last date for final signed copies of thesis to be turned in to the Graduate School
16 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
22-24 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Holiday (Night classes will not meet Tuesday, November 21. Classes will not meet Saturday, November 25.)
27 Monday Classes end
27 Monday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester I grades for currently enrolled students
27 Monday Last date for non-thesis comprehensive exams to be sent to Graduate School
28 Tuesday Study day
29 Wednesday Final examinations begin
December 2023
2 Saturday Final examinations end
2 Saturday Semester ends
4 Monday Grades for graduation candidates due by 8:30 a.m.
5 Tuesday Degree certifications due to the Registrar’s Office by 8:30 a.m.
6 Wednesday All remaining grades due by 8:30 a.m.
8 Friday Commencement exercises
15 Friday University closes at the end of business day and re-opens on Monday, January 2

Fall Session 7A (7 Weeks)

July 2023
31 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
August 2023
14 Monday Session 7A classes begin
15 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
September 2023
4 Monday Labor Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
7 Thursday Session 7A mid-term
11 Monday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
25 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
29 Friday Session 7A classes end
October 2023
2 Monday Session 7A final examinations
4 Wednesday Session 7A grades due by 8:30 a.m.
5-6 Thurs-Fri Fall Break

Fall Session 7B (7 Weeks)

October 2023
2 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7B
9 Monday Session 7B classes begin
9 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7B 
November 2023
1 Wednesday Session 7B mid-term
6 Monday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
20 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
22-24 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Holiday (University offices closed November 23-24.)
28 Tuesday Session 7B classes end
30 Thursday Session 7B final examinations
December 2023
4 Monday Session 7B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Spring 2024 Semester


Spring Regular Semester

January 2024
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
2 Tuesday University re-opens
8 Monday Classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
22 Monday Last date to file for spring degree completion
26 Friday Official Reporting Day (14th Class Day)
February 2024
5 Monday Last date to make grade appeal from previous semester
12-13 Mon-Tues Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
28 Wednesday Mid-term
March 2024
5 Tuesday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
28 Thursday Last date for thesis defense
29-31 Fri-Sun. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will meet on Thursday, March 28, and Saturday classes will not meet on March 30 or April 6. University offices closed March 29 and April 1.)
April 2024
1-5 Mon.-Fri. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will meet on Thursday, March 28, and Saturday classes will not meet on March 30 or April 6. University offices closed March 29 and April 1.)
18 Thursday Last date to withdraw from courses
18 Thursday Last date for final signed copies of thesis to be turned in to the Graduate School
26 Friday Last date for non-thesis comprehensive exams to be sent to Graduate School
27 Saturday Classes end
29 Monday Last date for faculty to remove previous semester I grades for currently enrolled students
29 Monday Final examinations begin
May 2024
2 Thursday Final examinations end
5 Sunday Semester ends
6 Monday All grades due by 8:30 a.m
7 Tuesday Degree certifications due in Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.
10 Friday Commencement exercises

Spring Session 7A (7 Weeks)

January 2024
1 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 7A
8 Monday Session 7A classes begin
9 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7A
15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University offices closed.)
31 Wednesday Session 7A mid-term
February 2024
5 Monday Session 7A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
12-13 Mon-Tues Mardi Gras Holiday (University offices closed.)
26 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7A courses
March 2024
1 Friday Session 7A classes end
4 Monday Session 7A final examinations
6 Wednesday Session 7A grades due by 8:30 a.m. 

Spring Session 7B (7 Weeks)

February 2024
29 Thursday Last date to apply for admission for session 7B
March 2024
7 Thursday Session 7B classes begin
7 Thursday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 7B
29-31 Fri-Sun. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will meet on Thursday, April 6, and Saturday classes will not meet on April 8 or 15. University offices closed April 7 and 10.)
April 2024
1-5 Mon-Fri. Spring Vacation (Evening classes will meet on Thursday, April 6, and Saturday classes will not meet on April 8 or 15. University offices closed April 7 and 10.)
8 Monday Session 7B mid-term
11 Thursday Session 7B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
29 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 7B courses
May 2024
2 Thursday Session 7B classes end
3 Friday Session 7B final examinations
6 Monday Session 7B grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session 3P (3 Weeks)

December 2023
4 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3P
11 Monday Session 3P classes begin
11 Monday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3P
15 Friday University offices close at the end of the business day and re-open on Tuesday, January 2 (Classes continue to meet.)
19 Tuesday Session 3P mid-term
21 Thursday Session 3P mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
25 Monday Christmas Holiday
29 Friday Last date to withdraw from Session 3P courses
January 2024
1 Monday New Year’s Holiday
2 Tuesday Session 3P classes end
3 Wednesday Session 3P final examinations
5 Friday Session 3P grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer 2024 Session


Summer Regular Session (6 Weeks)

May 2024
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
27 Monday Last date to apply for admission for regular session
June 2024
3 Monday Classes begin
4 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make section and credit/audit changes
11 Tuesday Official Reporting Day (7th Class Day)
14 Friday Last date to file for summer degree completion
19 Wednesday Juneteenth Holiday (University offices closed.)
24 Monday Mid-term
24 Monday Last date for thesis defense
27 Thursday Mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
July 2024
4 Thursday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
8 Monday Last date to withdraw from courses
8 Monday Last date for final signed copies of thesis to be turned in to the Graduate School
15 Monday Classes end
15 Monday Last date for non-thesis comprehensive exams to be sent to Graduate School
16 Tuesday Final examinations begin
17 Wednesday Final examinations end
17 Wednesday Term ends
19 Friday Grades due by noon.
23 Tuesday Degree certifications due in the Registrar’s Office by 10:00 a.m.

Summer Session 3A (3 Weeks)

May 2024
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
27 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3A
June 2024
3 Monday Session 3A classes begin
4 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3A
11 Tuesday Session 3A mid-term
13 Thursday Session 3A mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
17 Monday Juneteenth Holiday (University offices closed.)
18 Tuesday Last date to withdraw from Session 3A courses
21 Friday Session 3A classes end
24 Monday Session 3A final examinations
26 Wednesday Session 3A grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session 3B (3 Weeks)

June 2024
19 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session 3B
26 Wednesday Session 3B classes begin
26 Wednesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 3B
July 2024
4 Thursday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.​)
5 Friday Session 3B mid-term
9 Tuesday Session 3B mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
9 Tuesday Last date to withdraw form Session 3B courses
16 Tuesday Session 3B classes end
17 Wednesday Session 3B final examinations
19 Friday Session 3B grades due by noon

Summer Session 13S (13 Weeks) - DNP Program Only

April 2024
29 Monday Last date to apply for admission for Session 13S
May 2024
6 Monday Session 13S classes begin
7 Tuesday Last date to register, add/drop courses, and make schedule changes for Session 13S
27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
June 2024
17 Monday Juneteenth Holiday (University offices closed.)
July 2024
4 Thursday Independence Day Holiday (University offices closed.)
29 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session 13S courses
August 2024
1 Thursday Session 13S classes end
2 Friday Session 13S final examinations
5 Monday Session 13S grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Online RN-to-BSN Program

 

Summer 2023 Session


Summer Session OA

April 2023
19 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
May 2023
3 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
8 Monday Session OA classes begin
14 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
30 Tuesday Session OA mid-term
June 2023
1 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
19 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
25 Sunday Session OA ends
26 Monday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session OB

June 2023
7 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
21 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
26 Monday Session OB classes begin
July 2023
2 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
18 Tuesday Session OB mid-term
20 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
August 2023
7 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
13 Sunday Session OB classes ends
15 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Fall 2023 Semester


Fall Session OA

August 2023
2 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
16 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
21 Monday Session OA classes begin
27 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
September 2023
12 Tuesday Session OA mid-term
14 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
October 2023
2 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
8 Sunday Session OA ends
10 Tuesday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Fall Session OB

September 2023
27 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
October 2023
11 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
16 Monday Session OB classes begin
22 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
November 2023
7 Tuesday Session OB mid-term
9 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
27 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
December 2023
3 Sunday Session OB ends
4 Monday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Spring 2024 Semester


Spring Session OA

December 2023
27 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
January 2024
10 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
15 Monday Session OA classes begin
21 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
February 2024
6 Tuesday Session OA mid-term
8 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
26 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
March 2024
3 Sunday Session OA ends
5 Tuesday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Spring Session OB

February 2024
21 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
March 2024
6 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
11 Monday Session OB classes begin
17 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
April 2024
2 Tuesday Session OB mid-term
4 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
22 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
28 Sunday Session OB ends
30 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer 2024 Session


Summer Session OA

April 2024
17 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OA
May 2024
1 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OA
6 Monday Session OA classes begin
12 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OA
28 Tuesday Session OA mid-term
30 Thursday Session OA mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
June 2024
17 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OA courses
23 Sunday Session OA ends
24 Monday Session OA grades due by 8:30 a.m.

Summer Session OB

June 2024
5 Wednesday Last date to apply for admission for Session OB
19 Wednesday Last date to register or add courses for Session OB
24 Monday Session OB classes begin
30 Sunday Last date to drop courses for Session OB
July 2024
16 Tuesday Session OB mid-term
18 Thursday Session OB mid-term grades for courses numbered below 300 due by 8:30 a.m.
August 2024
5 Monday Last date to withdraw from Session OB courses
11 Sunday Session OB ends
13 Tuesday Session OB grades due by 8:30 a.m.