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2014 - 2015 Graduate Catalog 
    
2014 - 2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMS: Academic Calendar


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NOTE: Additional dates and deadlines of importance may also be found on the Academic Calendars & Exam Schedules pages of the University Registrar's web site www.wm.edu/registrar.  Calendar dates are subject to change.

Fall Semester 2014

May 5 - Aug 26 Fall Schedule Adjustment for Continuing Students
Aug 1 Tuition and Fees Due for Fall 2014 (Friday)
Aug 1 – 26 Registration for New Degree-Seeking Graduate Students
Aug 25-26 New Student Orientation (Monday-Tuesday)
Aug 27 Registration for Non-Degree Seeking Students (Wednesday)
Aug 27 Classes Begin: 8 a.m. (Wednesday)
Add/Drop Begins
Sept 1 Labor Day: Classes in Session (Monday)
Sept 5 Last Day to Add/Drop (Friday)
Sept 6 Withdrawal Period Begins (Saturday)
Oct 1 Online Filing Deadline for Graduation in May or August 2015 (Wednesday)
Oct 11-14 Fall Break (Saturday-Tuesday)
Oct 24 Last Day to Withdraw (Friday)
Oct 27 – Nov 9 Advance Spring Registration for Continuing Students
Nov 10 - Jan 20 Spring Schedule Adjustment for Continuing Students
Nov 26-30 Thanksgiving Break (Wednesday-Sunday)
Dec 5 Classes End: 5 p.m. (Friday)
Last Day to Submit Grades for Spring 2014 Incomplete Coursework (I)
Dec 6-7 Reading Period I (Saturday-Sunday)
Dec 8-12 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
Dec 12 Last Day to Submit Theses and Dissertations for January 2015 Graduation (Friday)
Dec 13-14 Reading Period II (Saturday-Sunday)
Dec 15-17 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
Dec 23 - Jan 1 Winter Break: Administrative Offices Closed
Jan 2 Fall 2014 Semester Grades Due by 9 a.m. (Friday)
Jan 16 Winter Degree Conferral Date (Friday; No Ceremony)

Spring Semester 2015

Nov 3 – Jan 20 Spring Schedule Adjustment for Continuing Students
Jan 2-20 New Student Registration
Jan 16 Winter Degree Conferral Date (Friday; No Ceremony)
Jan 19 MLK Holiday; No Classes (Monday)  
Jan 21 Registration for Non-Degree Seeking Students
Jan 21 Classes Begin: 8 a.m. (Wednesday)
Add/Drop Begins
Jan 30 Last Day to Add/Drop (Friday)
Jan 31 Withdrawal Period Begins (Saturday)
Feb 15 Online Filing Begins for Graduation in January, May or August 2016 (Sunday)
Mar 7-15 Spring Break (Saturday-Sunday)
Mar 20 Last Day to Withdraw (Friday)
Mar 16-29 Advance Summer Registration for Continuing Students
Mar 23 - Apr 5 Advance Fall Registration for Continuing Students
Mar 23 Summer Schedule Adjustment for Continuing Students Begins (Monday)
Apr 6 - Jun 30 Fall Schedule Adjustment for Continuing Students
May 1 Classes End: 5 p.m. (Friday)
Last Day to Submit Grades for Fall 2014 Incomplete Coursework (I)
Last Day to Submit Theses and Dissertations for May 2015 Graduation
May 2-3 Reading Period I (Saturday-Sunday)
May 4-8 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
May 9-10 Reading Period II (Saturday-Sunday)
May 11-13 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
May 13 Spring 2015 Graduate Student Grades Due for May Graduates by Noon (Wednesday)
May 15 Spring 2015 Undergraduate Student Grades Due for May Graduates by 9:00 a.m. (Friday)
May 16 May Commencement (Saturday)
May 20 Remaining Spring 2015 Grades Due by 9 a.m. (Wednesday)

Summer Sessions 2015

* Calendar dates are subject to change.

Overall Important Dates
Jul 1 Online Filing Deadline for January 2016 Graduation (Wed)
Aug 7 Last Day to Submit Theses and Dissertations for August 2015 Graduation (Fri)
Aug 22 * August Graduation Date (Friday; No Ceremony)
 
Session I: Jun 1 - Jul 3 *
Jun 1-4 * Add/Drop Period for Summer Session I
Jun 5 * Withdrawal Period Begins for Summer Session I (Fri)
Jul 10 * Summer Session I Grades Due by Noon (Fri)
 
Session II: Jul 6 - Aug 7*
Jul 6-9 * Add/Drop Period for Summer Session II
Jul 10 * Withdrawal Period Begins for Summer Session II (Friday)
Aug 14 * Summer Session II Grades Due by Noon (Friday)
 
Session III: Jun 1 - Aug 7 *
Jun 1 - Jun 12 * Add/Drop Period for Summer Session III
Jun 13 * Withdrawal Period Begins for Summer Session III (Saturday)
Aug 14 * Summer Session III Grades Due by Noon (Friday)