Fall 2016 - Summer 2017

FALL 2016

August 3, Wednesday
  • 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 2016; Update individual web pages
 
  • Housing assignments will be emailed
   
August 18-19, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Austin
   
August 19, Friday
  • Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.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 19th & 20th
   
August 20, Saturday
  • Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., August 19th & 20th
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
August 21, Sunday
  • New Student Convocation
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
August 22, Monday
  • Newcomers Breakfast, 7:30am
 
  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
 
  • College and Departmental Meetings TBA by College/Departments
 
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.  Marshall Auditorium
 
  • Late registration, and schedule changes begin
   
August 23, Tuesday
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
   
August 24, Wednesday
  • Provost contacts Faculty Affairs Council chair about the number of promotions available
   
August 25, Thursday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
August 29, Monday
  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
August 30, Tuesday
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Faculty member to Department Chair
 
  • Research Enhancement funds made available to researchers
   
September 2, Friday
  • Faculty to submit "Independent Study/Arrangement Courses" proposal form and/or "Undergraduate Course for Graduate Credit" proposal form to Department Chair
   
September 5, Monday
  • Labor Day holiday, no classes
   
September 7, Wednesday
  • Twelfth class day, 16 week term
 
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
   
September 12, Monday
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Department Chair to Dean
 
  • Spring and Mid-winter schedules due to deans
   
September 16, 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 19, Monday
  • Deadline for applying to student teach during the Spring semester, 2017
 
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Dean to Curriculum Council Chair
   
September 23, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
September 28, Wednesday
  • Spring & Mid-winter schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
 
  • University as a Community Meal on the Mall
   
October 1-31
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council Review
   
October 7, Friday
  • Tenure and Promotion Review:  Vitae and dossier to Department Chair.  Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
   
October 14, Friday
  • Final exams, 1st 8 week term
   
October 17, Monday
  • Final grades for 1st 8week term students submitted by noon
 
  • Mid-term, 16 week term
 
  • Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
   
October 20, Thursday
  • Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
   
October 24, Monday
  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
October 31, Monday
  • Call for Research Enhancement and Faculty Development proposals
   
November 7, 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 7
   
November 9, Wednesday
  • Academic Evaluation:  Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2016 (to be completed 11/9 - 11/18)
   
November 11, Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from the University or to drop courses with grade of "W" (16 week term). Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
 
  • Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council approved documents to Provost
 
  • Tenure and Promotion Review:  Forward applications for promotion from the chairperson to the dean
   
November 17-18, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sam Houston State University
   
November 18, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
November 23, Wednesday
  • Residence halls close, 9 a.m.
   
November 23-25, Wednesday - Friday
  • Thanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 22)
   
November 27, Sunday
  • Residence Halls open, noon
   
November 30, Wednesday       
  • Last class day before finals, 16 week term
 
  • Second year non-tenured faculty to be notified if appointment will expire by end of current year
   
December 2016
  • Curriculum Change Request --Provost to President
   
December 1, Thursday 
  • Dead Day, 16 week term
 
  • Dean/Director to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to Graduate Dean and Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
December 2, 5-7, Friday, Monday-Wednesday
  • Final Examinations, End of Term, 16 week term
   
December 7, Wednesday
  • Final Examinations, End of Term, 2nd 8 week term
   
December 8, Thursday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
 
  • Tenure and Promotion Review:  Application, dossier and recommendations from the Dean to the School Review Committee
   
December 9, Friday
  • Fall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m. 
   
December 10, Saturday
  • Closing of Residence Halls, 12 noon
   
December 12, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   

SPRING 2017

January 2-13
  • Mid-winter Semester
   
January 13, Friday
  • Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
 
  • Last day for regular registration
 
  • Opening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., January 13 & 14
 
  • Last day for students to register in Education block courses
   
January 14 - 15, Saturday & Sunday
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
January 16, Monday
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
 
  • Lobo Days for new and transfer students
   
January 17, Tuesday
  • First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
 
  • College and Departmental Meetings TBA by College/Departments
 
  • Faculty Meeting, 4 p.m.
 
  • Late registration and schedule changes begin
   
January 20, Friday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
January 24, Tuesday
  • Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
January 27, 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.
   
January 30, Monday
  • Summer and Fall class schedules due to Deans
   
February 2017
  • Curriculum Changes:  President to TSUS Board of Regents Meeting
   
February 1, Wednesday
  • Twelfth class day,16 week term
 
  • Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
   
February 10, 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, 2017
 
  • Tenure/Promotion applications from Dean and from School Review Committee to Faculty Affairs Council
 
  • Summer and Fall class schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
February 16-17, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at location TBA
February 17, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
   
March 2017
  • Curriculum Changes:  Approved Changes to THECB; Records and Registration implements changes into Banner; Changes Effective Fall 2017; Individual web pages updated
   
March 3, Friday
  • Deadline for receiving Research Enhancement proposals for 2017-2018 RE Grants & for final reports for grants awarded FY2018
   
March 7, Tuesday
  • Mid Semester, 16 week term
   
March 10, 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 11, Saturday
  • Residence Halls close, 9 a.m.
   
March 13-17, Monday - Friday
  • Spring Break.  No Classes.  Energy Conservation Days March 15-16; Holiday March 17
   
March 19, Sunday
  • Residence Halls open, noon
   
March 20, Monday
  • Final grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by one
 
  • Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
   
March 24, 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)
   
March 27, Monday
  • University as a Community Meal on the Mall
 
  • Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
   
March 31, Friday
  • Research Council recommendations for funding to be made to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
   
April 3, Monday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, April 3 by 4 pm.
   
April 7, 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 8, Saturday 
  • Academic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring to be completed April 8 - May 4, 2017.
   
April 14, Friday
  • Good Friday Holiday; 1 Energy Conservation Day
   
April 17, Monday
  • Honors Convocation, Marshall Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
   
April 21, Friday
  • Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
 
  • Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
   
April 26, Wednesday
  • Announce Research Enhancement grants awarded for September
   
May 3, Wednesday
  • Last class day before finals, 16 week term
   
May 4, Thursday 
  • Dead Day, 16 week term
   
May 5, Friday
  • Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
   
May 5, 8-10, Friday, Monday - Wednesday
  • Final Examinations - End of term, 16 week term
   
May 10, Wednesday
  • Final Examinations - End of term, 2nd 8 week term
   
May 11, Thursday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
May 12, Friday
  • Spring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m. 
   
May 13, Saturday
  • Closing of residence halls, 12 noon
   
May 15, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
May 18-19, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University
   

SUMMER I 2017

May 30, Tuesday
  • Opening of Residence Halls, noon
 
  • Last day to register without a late fee
   
May 31, Wednesday
  • First day of classes
 
  • Late registration begins
 
  • Schedule changes begin
   
June 2, Friday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes begin
   
June 5, Monday
  • Fourth class day
 
  • Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
   
June 7, Wednesday
  • Shortened format classes begin
   
June 16, Friday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by June 16 at 4 p.m.
   
June 20, Tuesday
  • Mid-term
   
June 22, Thursday
  • Last day to drop a course with a "W." Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
   
July 3, Monday
  • Final Examinations, end of term
   
July 4, Tuesday
  • Fourth of July Holiday
   
July 5, Wednesday
  • Summer I students check out of residential halls
 
  • Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
   

SUMMER II 2017

July 5, Wednesday
  • Last day to register without a late fee
 
  • Summer II students check in to residential halls
   
July 6, Thursday
  • First day of classes
 
  • Late registration begins
 
  • Schedule changes begin
   
July 10, Monday
  • Last day for late registration and schedule changes
   
July 11, Tuesday
  • Fourth class day
   
July 20, Thursday
  • Mid-term
   
July 25, Tuesday
  • Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences.  Must reach the Provost's office by July 25 by 4 p.m.
   
July 31, 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 10, Thursday
  • Final examinations, end of term
   
August 11, Friday
  • Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
 
  • Last day to check out of residential halls, by noon
   
August 14, Monday
  • Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
   
August 17-18, Thursday & Friday
  • Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sul Ross State University
   
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)