2013-14 Public Health Programs Calendar

Fall Semester 2013

Date

Day

Description

August 16 Friday Summer Session II classes end
August 23 Friday Summer grades due
August 28 Wednesday Last day to register without a $200 late registration fee 
August 28 Wednesday  New Student Orientation for MPH, HCOM and PREP students (Day I)
August 29 Thursday New Student Orientation for MPH, HCOM and PREP students (Day II)
August 30 Friday Last day to withdraw from Fall 2013 with a full refund; a withdrawal from program form must be filed with the Office of Student Services.  Refer to Student Handbook for Tuition Refund Policy.
September 2 Monday Labor Day (University holiday); no class
September 3 Tuesday Fall Classes begin/PHPD Registrar will accept Cross-Registration forms for elective courses; please speak with the Registrar regarding Fletcher courses.
September 17 Tuesday Last day for Fall course adjustments (add or drop without a "W").
October 14 Monday Columbus Day observed.  Administrative offices closed.  No classes
October 15 Tuesday Substitute Monday's schedule on Tuesday (no Tuesday classes)
October 25 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a "W"
November 4 Monday Online Registration for Spring 2014 opens
November 11 Monday Veteran's Day observed.  Administrative offices closed.  No classes.
November 27 Wednesday No Classes
November 28 Thursday Thanksgiving observed; Administrative offices closed. No classes
November 29 Friday University holiday; Administrative offices closed.  No classes
December 13 Friday Online Registration for Spring 2014 closes
December 16 Monday Fall classes end/Last day of classes
December 17 - 20 Tues. - Fri. Final Exam Period
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day Observed.  Administrative offices closed. 
December 31 Monday Fall Grades Due


Spring Semester 2014

Date

Day

Description

January 1 Wednesday New Years Day Observed. Administrative offices closed. 
January 13 Wednesday Last day to register without $200 late registration fee
January 14 Tuesday New Student Orientation for MPH, HCOM and PREP students
January 14 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Spring 2014 with a full refund; a withdrawal from program form must be filed with the Office of Student Services.  Refer to Student Handbook for Tuition Refund Policy.
January 15 Wednesday Spring Classes begin/PHPD Registrar will accept Cross-Registration forms for elective courses; please speak with the Registrar regarding Fletcher courses.
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Day observed.  Administrative offices closed.  No classes
January 22 Wednesday Substitute Monday's Schedule on Wednesday (no Wednesday classes)
January 29 Wednesday Last day for Spring course adjustments (add or drop without a "W").
February 17 Monday President's Day (University holiday); no classes
February 20 Thursday Substitute Monday's schedule on Thursday (no Thursday classes)
March 7 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a "W"
March 15 Saturday Spring recess begins
March 24 Monday Spring recess ends; classes resume
April 7 Monday Online Registration for Summer Session I & II and Fall 2014 opens
April 21 Monday Patriots' Day (University holiday); no classes
May 5 Monday Spring classes end/Last day of classes
May 6 - 9 Tues-Fri Final Exam Period 
May 12 Monday Spring grades due for graduating students
May 16 Friday Spring grades due for non-graduating students
May 18 Sunday Commencement

Summer Semester 2014

Date

Day

Description

May 20 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Summer Session I or Full Summer course (begins in Summer Session I and ends in Summer Session II) with a full tuition refund; a withdrawal form must be file with the Office of Student Services.  Refer to Student Handbook for Tuition Refund Policy.
May 21 Wednesday Summer Session I Classes begin
May 26 Monday Memorial Day (University holiday); no class
May 28 Wednesday Last day for Summer Session I course adjustments (add or drop without a "W")
June 3 Tuesday Last day for Full Summer course adjustments; these courses begin in Summer Session I and end in Summer Session II (add or drop without a "W")
June 4 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session I course and receive a "W"
July 2 Wednesday Substitute Monday Schedule of classes, no Wednesday classes
July 2 Wednesday Summer Session I classes end
July 4 Friday Independence Day (University Holiday)
July 7 Monday Summer Session II Classes begin
July 14 Monday Last day for Summer Session II course adjustments (add or drop without a "W")
July 16 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from a full Summer course and receive a "W"
July 21 Monday Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session II course and receive a "W"
August 15 Friday Summer Session II classes end/Full summer courses end
August 22 Friday Summer grades due