Fall 2014 - Summer 2015

FALL 2014

August 1, Friday Deans to submit recommendations for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Graduate Council and the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  Curriculum Changes approved in the spring are effective Fall 2014; Update individual web pages
  Housing assignments will be emailed
     
August 22, Friday Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
  College and Departmental Meetings, 10:30 a.m.
  Last day for regular or online registration
  Lobo Days for new and transfer students
  Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., August 22nd & 23rd
     
August 23, Saturday Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., August 22nd & 23rd
  Lobo Days for new and transfer students
     
August 24, Sunday New Student Convocation
  Lobo Days for new and transfer students
     
August 25, Monday Newcomers Breakfast, 7:15 a.m., UC210
  Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.
  First day of classes, 16 week and 1st eight week terms
  Late registration, and schedule changes begin
     
August 26, Tuesday Last day for students to register in Education block courses
     
August 27, Wednesday Provost contacts Faculty Affairs Council chair about the number of promotions available
     
August 28, Thursday Last day for late registration and schedule changes
     
August 28-29, Thursday & Friday Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Austin
     
September 1, Monday Labor Day holiday, no classes
     
September 2, Tuesday Curriculum Change Request -- Faculty member to Department Chair
  Research Enhancement funds made available to researchers
  Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
     
September 5, Friday Faculty to submit "Independent Study/Arrangement Courses" proposal form and/or "Undergraduate Course for Graduate Credit" proposal form to department chair
     
September 10, Wednesday Twelfth class day, 16 week term
  Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
     
September 12, Friday Curriculum Change Request -- Department Chair to Dean
  Spring and Mid-winter schedules due to deans
     
September 19, Friday Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
  Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
     
September 22, Monday Deadline for applying to student teach during the Spring Semester, 2015
  Curriculum Change Request -- Dean to Curriculum Council Chair
  Spring & Mid-winter schedules due to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
     
September 26, Friday Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
     
September 29, Monday University as a Community Meal on the Mall
     
October 1-31 Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council Review
     
October 10, Friday Tenure and Promotion Review:  Vitae and dossier to department chair.  Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
     
October 17, Friday Final exams, 1st 8 week term
     
October 20, Monday Mid-semester
     
October 23, Thursday Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
     
October 27, Monday Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
     
November 3, Monday Call for Research Enhancement and Faculty Development proposals
     
November 6 & 7, Thursday & Friday Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Lamar University, Beaumont TX
     
November 10, Monday Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council Report to Faculty Assembly
  Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, November 10.
     
November 12, Wednesday Academic Evaluation:  Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2014 (to be completed 11/12 - 11/22)
     
November 14, Friday Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of "W." Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
  Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council approved documents to Provost
  Summer schedules due to deans
  Tenure and Promotion Review:  Forward applications for promotion from the chairperson to the dean.
     
November 21, Friday Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
     
November 26, Wednesday Residence halls close, 9 a.m.
     
November 26-28, Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 25)
     
November 30, Sunday Residence Halls open, noon
     
December 2014 Curriculum Change Request -- Provost to President
     
December 3, Wednesday        Last class day before finals, 16 week term
  Summer schedule due to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  Second year non-tenured faculty to be notified if appointment will expire by end of current year
     
December 4 and 5, Thursday - Friday Dead days, 16 week term
     
December 8-11, Monday-Thursday Final examinations, end of term, 16 week term
     
December 11, Thursday Final examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term
     
December 12, Friday Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
  Commencement Rehearsal, Pete P. Gallego Center, 2 p.m.
  Tenure and Promotion Review:  Application, dossier and recommendations from the dean to the School Review Committee
     
December 13, Saturday Fall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 10 a.m. 
  Closing of Residence Halls, 12 noon
     
December 15, Monday Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
     

SPRING 2015

January 5-16 Mid-winter Semester
     
January 16, Friday Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
  Last day for regular registration
  College and Departmental Meetings, 10:30 a.m.
  Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., January 16 & 17
  Last day for students to register in Education block courses
     
January 17 - 18, Saturday & Sunday Lobo Days for new and transfer students
     
January 19, Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
  Lobo Days for new and transfer students
     
January 20, Tuesday First day of classes
  Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.
  Late registration and schedule changes begin
     
January 23, Friday Last day for late registration and schedule changes
  Dean/Director to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to Graduate Council and Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  Fall class schedules due to deans
     
January 27, Tuesday Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
     
January 30, Friday Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
  Academic Evaluation:  Annual Report of Teaching/Job Performance, Scholarly/Artistic Activities; Form FE-3 submitted to chairs.
     
February 2015 Curriculum Changes:  President to TSUS Board of Regents Meeting
     
February 4, Wednesday Twelfth class day, 16 week term
  Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
     
February 13, Friday Last day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
  Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 Submitted to the deans.
  Deadline for applying to student teach during the Fall Semester, 2015
  Tenure/Promotion applications from Dean and from School Review Committee to Faculty Affairs Council
  Fall class schedules due to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
     
February 19-20, Thursday-Friday Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting, Austin TX
  Curriculum Changes:  President to TSUS Board of Regents Meeting
February 20, Friday Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
     
March 2015 Curriculum Changes:  Approved Changes to THECB; Records and Registration implements changes into Banner; Changes Effective Fall 2015; Individual web pages updated
     
March 6, Friday Deadline for receiving Research Enhancement proposals for 2013-2014 RE Grants & for final reports for grants awarded FY2012
     
March 10, Tuesday Mid Semester, 16 week term
     
March 13, Friday Tenure/Promotion applications from Faculty Affairs Council to Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Submitted to the Provost/Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.
  Final exams, 1st 8 week term
     
March 14, Saturday Residence Halls close, 9 a.m.
     
March 16-20, Monday - Friday Spring Break.  No Classes.  Energy Conservation Days March 18-19; Holiday March 20
     
March 22, Sunday Residence Halls open, noon
     
March 23, Monday Academic Evaluation:  Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring to be completed March 30 - April 8)
  Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
     
March 26, Thursday Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
     
March 27, Friday Tenure/Promotion applications from the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs to the President (Board recommendations to the Board of Regents at the May meeting)
     
March 30, Monday University as a Community Meal on the Mall
  Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
     
April 3, Friday Research Council recommendations for funding to be made to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
  Good Friday -  12 noon - Classes dismissed and offices close; 0.5 Energy Conservation Day
     
April 6, Monday Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, April 6.
     
April 10, Friday Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of "W." Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
     
April 20, Monday Honors Convocation, Marshall Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
     
April 24, Friday Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
     
April 29, Wednesday Announce Research Enhancement grants awarded for September
     
May 6, Wednesday Last class day before finals, 16 week term
     
May 7-8, Thursday - Friday Dead Days, 16 week term
     
May 8, Friday Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
     
May 11-14, Monday - Thursday Final examinations - end of term, 16 week term
     
May 14, Thursday Final Examinations - End of term, 2nd 8 week term
     
May 15, Friday Commencement Rehearsal, Pete P. Gallego Center, 2 p.m.
  Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
     
May 16, Saturday Spring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 10 a.m. 
  Closing of residence halls, 12 noon
     
May 18, Monday Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
     

SUMMER I 2015

June 1, Monday Opening of Residence Halls, noon
  Last day to register without a late fee
     
June 2, Tuesday First day of classes
  Late registration begins
  Schedule changes begin
     
June 4, Thursday Last day for late registration and schedule changes
     
June 5, Friday Fourth class day
     
June 6, Saturday Weekend  Format classes begin
     
June 12, Friday Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
     
June 15, Monday Shortened format classes begin
     
June 16, Tuesday Mid-term
     
June 19, Friday Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by June 19.
     
June 25, Thursday Last day to drop a course with a "W." Drops must be processed and at Enrollment Services by 4 p.m.
     
     
     
July 7, Tuesday Final Examinations, End of Term
     
July 8, Wednesday Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
  Summer I students check out of residential halls
  Summer II students check in to residential halls
     

SUMMER II 2015

July 8, Wednesday Last day to register without a late fee
  Summer II students check in to residential halls
     
July 9, Thursday First day of classes
  Late registration begins
  Schedule changes begin
     
July 13, Monday Last day for late registration and schedule changes
     
July 14, Tuesday Fourth class day
     
July 23, Thursday Mid-term
     
July 28, Tuesday Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by July 28.
     
August 3, Monday Last day to drop a course with a "W." Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
     
August 13, Thursday Final examinations, end of term
     
August 14, Friday Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
  Last day to check out of residential halls, by noon
     
August 18, Monday Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
     
August 14th - 22th Residential halls closed.  Only students who are pre-approved with an academic group (Rodeo, nursing, volleyball, football, Pack Leaders and Resident Advisors)