Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

FALL 2015

August 3, Monday
  • Deans to submit recommendations for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Graduate Dean and the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • Curriculum Changes approved in the Spring are effective Fall 2015; Update individual web pages
 
  • Housing assignments will be emailed
   
August 13-14, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Alpine
   
August 21, Friday
  • Newcomers Breakfast, 7:15 a.m., UC210
 
  • 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; 4 p.m. on the Fountain Mall
 
  • Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., August 21st & 22nd
   
August 22, Saturday
  • Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., August 21st & 22nd
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
August 23, Sunday
  • New Student Convocation
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
August 24, Monday
  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
 
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.  Marshall Auditorium
 
  • Late registration, and schedule changes begin
   
August 25, Tuesday
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
   
August 26, Wednesday
  • Provost contacts Faculty Affairs Council chair about the number of promotions available
   
August 27, Thursday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
August 31, Monday
  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
September 1, Tuesday
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Faculty member to Department Chair
 
  • Research Enhancement funds made available to researchers
   
September 4, Friday
  • Faculty to submit "Independent Study/Arrangement Courses" proposal form and/or "Undergraduate Course for Graduate Credit" proposal form to department chair
   
September 7, Monday
  • Labor Day holiday, no classes
   
September 9, Wednesday
  • Twelfth class day, 16 week term
 
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
   
September 11, Friday
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Department Chair to Dean
 
  • Spring and Mid-winter schedules due to deans
   
September 18, 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 21, Monday
  • Deadline for applying to student teach during the Spring semester, 2016
 
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Dean to Curriculum Council Chair
 
  • Spring & Mid-winter schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
September 25, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
September 28, Monday
  • University as a Community Meal on the Mall
   
October 1-31
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council Review
   
October 9, Friday
  • Tenure and Promotion Review:  Vitae and dossier to department chair.  Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
   
October 16, Friday
  • Final exams, 1st 8 week term
   
October 19, Monday
  • Mid-term, 16 week term
 
  • Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
   
October 22, Thursday
  • Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
   
October 26, Monday
  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
November 2, Monday
  • Call for Research Enhancement and Faculty Development proposals
   
November 9, 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 9
   
November 11, Wednesday
  • Academic Evaluation:  Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2015 (to be completed 11/11 - 11/20)
   
November 12-13, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. 
November 13, Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from the University or to drop courses 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 20, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
November 25, Wednesday
  • Residence halls close, 9 a.m.
   
November 25-27, Wednesday - Friday
  • Thanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 24)
   
November 29, Sunday
  • Residence Halls open, noon
   
December 2015
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Provost to President
   
December 2, Wednesday       
  • Last class day before finals, 16 week term
 
  • Summer schedule due to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
 
  • Second year non-tenured faculty to be notified if appointment will expire by end of current year
   
December 3 and 4, Thursday - Friday
  • Dead Days, 16 week term
   
December 7-10, Monday-Thursday
  • Final Examinations, End of Term, 16 week term
   
December 10, Thursday
  • Final Examinations, End of Term, 2nd 8 week term
   
December 11, 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 12, Saturday
  • Fall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 10 a.m. 
 
  • Closing of Residence Halls, 12 noon
   
December 14, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   

SPRING 2016

January 4-15
  • Mid-winter Semester
   
January 15, 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 15 & 16
 
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
   
January 16 - 17, Saturday & Sunday
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
January 18, Monday
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
January 19, Tuesday
  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
 
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.
 
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
   
January 22, Friday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
 
  • Dean/Director to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to Graduate Dean and Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
January 26, Tuesday
  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
January 29, 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 1, Monday
  • Fall class schedules due to deans
   
February 3, Wednesday
  • Twelfth class day,16 week term
 
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
   
February 12, 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, 2016
 
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from Dean and from School Review Committee to Faculty Affairs Council
 
  • Fall class schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
February 18-19, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX.
February 19, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
March 2016
  • Curriculum Changes:  Approved Changes to THECB; Records and Registration implements changes into Banner; Changes Effective Fall 2016; Individual web pages updated
   
March 4, Friday
  • Deadline for receiving Research Enhancement proposals for 2016-2017 RE Grants & for final reports for grants awarded FY2017
 

 

March 8, Tuesday
  • Mid Semester, 16 week term
   
March 11, Friday
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from Faculty Affairs Council to Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Submitted to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • Final exams, 1st 8 week term
   
March 12, Saturday
  • Residence Halls close, 9 a.m.
   
March 14-18, Monday - Friday
  • Spring Break.  No Classes.  Energy Conservation Days March 16-17; Holiday March 18
   
March 20, Sunday
  • Residence Halls open, noon
   
March 21, Monday
  • Academic Evaluation:  Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring to be completed March 28 - April 6)
 
  • Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
   
March 25, Friday
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs to the President (Board recommendations to the Board of Regents at the May meeting)
 
  • Good Friday Holiday; 1 Energy Conservation Day
   
March 28, Monday
  • University as a Community Meal on the Mall
 
  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
April 1, Friday
  • Research Council recommendations for funding to be made to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
April 4, Monday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, April 4.
   
April 8, 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 18, Monday
  • Honors Convocation, Marshall Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
   
April 22, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
April 27, Wednesday
  • Announce Research Enhancement grants awarded for September
   
May 4, Wednesday
  • Last class day before finals, 16 week term
   
May 5-6, Thursday & Friday
  • Dead Days, 16 week term
   
May 6, Friday
  • Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
   
May 9-12, Monday - Thursday
  • Final Examinations - End of term, 16 week term
   
May 12, Thursday
  • Final Examinations - End of term, 2nd 8 week term
   
May 13, Friday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
 
  • Commencement Rehearsal, Pete P. Gallego Center, 2 p.m.
   
May 14, Saturday
  • Spring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 10 a.m. 
 
  • Closing of residence halls, 12 noon
   
May 16, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
May 26-27, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University, Round Rock, TX.
   

SUMMER I 2016

May 31, Tuesday
  • Opening of Residence Halls, noon
 
  • Last day to register without a late fee
   
June 1, Wednesday
  • First day of classes
 
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
   
June 3, Friday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes 
   
June 6, Monday
  • Fourth class day
 
  • Last day to drop a course or withdraw without creating an academic record
   
June 16, Thursday
  • Mid-term
   
June 23, Thursday
  • Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Summer I with a "W." Drops and withdrawals must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
   
July 4, Monday
  • Fourth of July Holiday
   
July 5, Tuesday
  • Final examinations, end of term
   
July 6, Wednesday
  • Summer I students check out of residential halls
 
  • Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
   

SUMMER II 2016

July 6, Wednesday
  • Last day to register without a late fee
 
  • Summer II students check in to residential halls
   
July 7, Thursday
  • First day of classes
 
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
   
July 11, Monday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
July 12, Tuesday
  • Fourth class day
 
  • Last day to drop a course with a "W" without creating an academic record
   
July 25, Monday
  • Mid-term
   
August 1, Monday
  • Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Summer II with a "W." Drops and withdrawals must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
   
August 11, Thursday
  • Final examinations, end of term
   
August 12, Friday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
 
  • Last day to check out of residential halls, by noon
   
August 15, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
August 18-19, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Austin, TX.
   
August 12-20th
  • Residential halls closed.  Only students who are pre-approved with an academic group (Rodeo, nursing, volleyball, football, Pack Leaders and Resident Advisors).