FALL 2021
DateDescription
August 2, MondayCollege deans to submit recommendations for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Graduate Dean
Curriculum changes approved in the Spring are effective Fall 2021; update individual web pages
August 12-13, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at TBA
August 20, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Residence Halls: Move-In day, 10 a.m-4 p.m. by housing assignment
New student orientation for new and transfer students; 4 p.m. on the Fountain Mall
August 21, SaturdayResidence Halls: Move-In day
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
August 22, SundayResidence Halls: Move-In day
Regular registration ends
New Student Convocation, 7 p.m. Marshall Auditorium
August 23, MondayNewcomer’s Luncheon, 12:00 p.m.
First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
Faculty and Staff Meeting, 3:30 p.m., location TBD
Late registration and schedule changes begin
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Fall housing assignment
August 24, TuesdayLast day for students to register in Education block courses
August 25, WednesdayProvost contacts the Promotion and Tenure Review Council about the number of promotions available
August 26, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
August 27, FridaySubmit thesis to committee chair
August 31, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- faculty member to department chair
September 1, WednesdayCATALOG: Dept. pages are available for review in the university catalog sharepoint site (September 1st thru 30th)
September 6, MondayLabor Day holiday, no classes
September 8, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
September 10, FridayCore Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions - department chair to college dean
Spring schedules due to college deans
September 17, FridayLast day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
Spring schedules due to the University Registrar
Submit thesis to committee members
September 20, MondayCore Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- college dean to Curriculum Council chair
September 24, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
October 2021Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- Curriculum Council review
CATALOG: Dept. page contents reviewed and edited by the dean's office (October 1st thru 31st)
October 8, FridayTenure and promotion review: Vitae and dossier to department chair. Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee
October 15, FridayFinal exams, 1st 8 week term
October 18, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
October 20, WednesdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
October 25, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
October 29, FridaySubmit signed hard copy and electronic copy of thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
November 2, TuesdayCATALOG: Dept. reviews the dean's edits and make any additional corrections (November 2nd thru 15th)
November 9, TuesdayCore Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- Curriculum Council report to Faculty Assembly (Alpine) or Faculty Senate (MRGC)
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. November 10th
November 12, FridayLast day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with a grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
Last day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- Curriculum Council approved documents to the Provost
Tenure and promotion review: applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Evaluation Committee chairperson to the college dean
November 15, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of the Student Appraisal of the Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2021 (to be completed 11/16-12/03)
November 16, TuesdayCATALOG: Contents go under final review by the dean's office. This is the final turn around in the catalog revision process (November 16th thru December 10th)
November 18-19, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at TBA
November 19, FridaySubmit electronic copy of the revised thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies for final approval
November 22, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
November 24-26, Wednesday - FridayThanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 24)
November 26, FridaySubmit PDF copy of thesis to ProQuest for review and online submission
November 30, TuesdayCollege dean to submit recommendation for associate graduate faculty to the dean of graduate studies
December 2021Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form - Provost to the President
December 1, WednesdayLast class day before finals, 16 week term
Second year non-tenured faculty to be notified if appointment will expire by end of current yea
December 2, ThursdayDead Day, 16 week term
December 3, 6-8, Friday, Monday-WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 16 week term
December 8, WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term
December 9, ThursdayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
CATALOG: Provost and University Registrar will review and accept changes (December 10th thru January 31, 2022)
December 10, FridayFall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for all non-graduates or extended residents
Tenure and promotion review: applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean to the College Review Committee
December 11, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for all residents; except director approvals
Fall Commencement - Location TBD, 3:30 p.m.
December 13, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon.
SPRING 2022
DateDescription
January 7, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Residence Halls: New resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
Last day for students to register in Education block courses
January 8-9, Saturday & SundayResidence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
January 9, SundayRegular registration ends
January 10, MondayFirst day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
Newcomer’s Luncheon, 12:00pm
College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
Faculty and Staff Meeting, 3:30 p.m., location TBD
Late registration and schedule changes begin
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring housing assignment
January 13, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
January 17, MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)
January 18, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
January 21, FridaySubmit thesis to committee chair
January 26, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
January 28, FridaySummer and Fall class schedules due to the college deans
February 2022Curriculum Changes - President to the Texas State University System Board of Regents Meeting
February 3, ThursdayLast 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 4, FridaySummer and Fall class schedules to the University Registrar
February 10-11, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at TBA
February 11, FridayAnnual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the college deans
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean and from College Review Committee to the Promotion and Tenure Council
Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
Submit thesis to committee members
March 2022Curriculum Changes: Approved Changes to THECB; University Registrar implements changes into Banner; changes effective Fall 2021
CATALOG: fall 2021-spring 2022 made available online
March 4, FridayTenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Promotion and Tenure Council to the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs
Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; submitted to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
Final exams, 1st 8 week term
March 7-11, Monday - FridaySpring Break. No Classes.
March 14, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid Semester, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
March 16, WednesdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd eight week term
March 21, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
March 25, FridayTenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs to the Provost
Submit signed hard copy and electronic copy of thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
March 28, MondayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the college dean’s office by 4 p.m. on March 28th
March 31, ThursdayUniversity/Community Meal on the Mall (SRSU Birthday April 3, Sunday, celebrate March 31, Thursday)
Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
April 4, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/04-5/6)
April 7, ThursdayTenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs to the President (recommendations will be included in the May Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting)
April 11, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
April 14, ThursdaySubmit electronic copy of revised thesis to the thesis coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
April 15, FridayGood Friday holiday
April 18, MondayHonors Convocation, 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium
April 22, FridaySubmit PDF copy of the thesis to ProQuest for review and online submission
April 27, WednesdayLast class day before finals, 16 week term
April 28, ThursdayDead day, 16 week term
April 29, May 2-4, Friday, Monday - WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 16 week term
May 4, WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 2nd 8 week term
May 6, FridayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Spring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents
May 7, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
Spring Commencement Location - TBD, 3:30 p.m.
May 9, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
May 16, MondaySubmit thesis to committee chair
SUMMER 2022
DateDescription
May 31, TuesdayResidence Halls: students check in to residential halls, full term and session I
Last day to register without a late fee, full term and session I
Submit thesis to committee members
June 1, WednesdayFirst day of classes, full term and session I
Late registration and schedule changes begins, full term and session I
June 3, FridayLast day for late registration and schedule changes, full term and session I
June 6, MondayFourth class day, session I (census)
June 16, Thursday 12th class day, full term (census)
June 20, MondayMid-term, session I
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences (session I). Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. on June 20th
June 24, Friday Last day to drop a session I course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
June 28, TuesdaySubmit signed hard copy and electronic copy of thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
July 4, MondayIndependence Day holiday
July 5, TuesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, session I
Mid-term, full term
Session II students check in to residential halls
Last day to register without a late fee, session II
July 6, WednesdayFirst day of classes, session II
Late registration and schedule changes begin, session II
Session I students check out of residential halls
Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon, session I
July 8, Friday Last day for late registration and schedule changes, session II
July 11, MondayFourth class day, session II (census)
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences (full term). Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. on July 11th
July 19, TuesdaySubmit electronic copy of revised thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
July 21, ThursdayLast day to drop a full term course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
July 25, MondayMid-term, session II
Last day for instructor initiated absences (session II). Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. on July 25th
July 26, Tuesday Submit PDF copy of the thesis to ProQuest for review and online submission
July 29, FridayLast day to drop a session II course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
August 8, Monday Final Examinations, end of term, full term and session II
August 9, Tuesday Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon, full term and session II
Full term and session II students check out of residential halls, by noon
FALL 2020
DateDescription
August 3, MondayCollege deans to submit recommendations for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Graduate Dean
Curriculum changes approved in the Spring are effective Fall 2020; update individual web pages
August 13-14, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sam Houston State, Conroe, TX
August 21, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Residence Halls: Move-In day, 10 a.m-4 p.m. by housing assignment
New student orientation for new and transfer students; 4 p.m. on the Fountain Mall
August 22, SaturdayResidence Halls: Move-In day
Camp Brand ‘Em for new and transfer students
August 23, SundayResidence Halls: Move-In day
Regular registration ends
New Student Convocation, 7 p.m. Marshall Auditorium CANCELLED
August 24, MondayNewcomer’s Luncheon, 12:00 p.m.
First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
Faculty and Staff Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Pete P. Gallego Center
Late registration and schedule changes begin
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Fall housing assignment
August 25, TuesdayLast day for students to register in Education block courses
August 26, WednesdayProvost contacts the Promotion and Tenure Review Council about the number of promotions available
Faculty and Staff Meeting, 2:00pm ZOOM; remote campuses
August 27, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
August 28, FridaySubmit thesis to committee chair
September 1, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- faculty member to department chair
CATALOG: Dept. pages are available for review in the university catalog sharepoint site (September 1st thru 30th)
September 7, MondayLabor Day holiday, no classes
September 9, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
September 11, FridayCore Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions - department chair to college dean
Spring schedules due to college deans
September 18, FridayLast day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
Spring schedules due to the University Registrar
Submit thesis to committee members
Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee (Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Uvalde campuses only)
September 21, MondayCore Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- college dean to Curriculum Council chair
September 25, FridayUniversity as a Community Meal on the Mall (Lawrence Sullivan Ross's birthday is September 27, Sunday, celebrate September 25, Friday)
Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
October 2020Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- Curriculum Council review
CATALOG: Dept. page contents reviewed and edited by the dean's office (October 1st thru 31st)
October 9, FridayTenure and promotion review: Vitae and dossier to department chair. Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee
October 16, FridayFinal exams, 1st 8 week term
October 19, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
October 21, WednesdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
October 26, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
October 30, FridaySubmit signed hard copy and electronic copy of thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
November 2, MondayCATALOG: Dept. reviews the dean's edits and make any additional corrections (November 2nd thru 15th)
November 10, TuesdayCore Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- Curriculum Council report to Faculty Assembly (Alpine) or Faculty Senate (MRGC)
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. November 10th
November 11, WednesdayVeterans Day holiday, NO classes
November 13, FridayLast day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with a grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
Last day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form and Degree Plan Revisions- Curriculum Council approved documents to the Provost
Tenure and promotion review: applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Evaluation Committee chairperson to the college dean
November 16, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of the Student Appraisal of the Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2020 (to be completed 11/16-12/03)
CATALOG: Contents go under final review by the dean's office. This is the final turn around in the catalog revision process (November 16th thru December 10th)
November 19-20, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
November 20, FridaySubmit electronic copy of the revised thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies for final approval
November 23, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
November 25-27, Wednesday - FridayThanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 24)
November 27, FridaySubmit PDF copy of thesis to ProQuest for review and online submission
November 30, MondayRemainder of courses will be delivered remotely (no face to face classes)
December 2020Core Curriculum applications, Curriculum Change Request form - Provost to the President
December 1, TuesdayCollege dean to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research
December 2, WednesdayLast class day before finals, 16 week term
Second year non-tenured faculty to be notified if appointment will expire by end of current yea
December 3, ThursdayDead Day, 16 week term
December 4, 7-9, Friday, Monday-WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 16 week term - REMOTE DELIVERY
December 9, WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term - REMOTE DELIVERY
December 10, ThursdayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
CATALOG: Provost and University Registrar will review and accept changes (December 10th thru January 31, 2021)
December 11, FridayResidence Halls: Close at noon for all non-graduates or extended residents
Tenure and promotion review: applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean to the College Review Committee
December 12, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for all residents; except director approvals
Fall Commencement - VIRTUAL CEREMONY 10 a.m.
December 14, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon.
SPRING 2021

*ALL CLASSES IN ALL FORMATS WILL BE ONLINE (UNLESS DESIGNATED SPECIAL FORMAT) ON JANUARY 11TH. COURSES TAUGHT FACE TO FACE WILL BEGIN JANUARY 11TH IN AN ONLINE DELIVERY MODE, THEN REVERT TO THEIR FACE TO FACE FORMAT ON JANUARY 25TH.

DateDescription
January 8, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Residence Halls: New resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
Last day for students to register in Education block courses
January 9-10, Saturday & SundayResidence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
January 10, SundayRegular registration ends
January 11, MondayFirst day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
Newcomer’s Luncheon, 12:00pm
College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
Late registration and schedule changes begin
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring housing assignment
January 13, WednesdayFaculty and Staff Meeting, 3:30 p.m. Gallego Center
January 14, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
January 18, MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday (no classes)
January 19, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
January 27, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
January 29, FridaySummer and Fall class schedules due to the college deans
February 2021Curriculum Changes - President to the Texas State University System Board of Regents Meeting
February 4, ThursdayLast 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 5, FridaySummer and Fall class schedules to the University Registrar
February 12, FridayAnnual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the college deans
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean and from College Review Committee to the Promotion and Tenure Council
Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
February 18, ThursdayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Austin
March 2021Curriculum Changes: Approved Changes to THECB; University Registrar implements changes into Banner; changes effective Fall 2021
CATALOG: fall 2021-spring 2022 made available online
March 5, FridayTenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Promotion and Tenure Council to the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs
Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; submitted to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
Final exams, 1st 8 week term
March 8-12, Monday - FridaySpring Break. No Classes.
March 15, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid Semester, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
March 17, WednesdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd eight week term
March 22, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
March 26, FridaySubmit signed hard copy and electronic copy of thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs to the Provost
March 29, MondayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs' office by Monday, March 29 by 4 p.m.
April 1, ThursdayUniversity/Community Meal on the Mall (SRSU Birthday April 3, Saturday, celebrate April 1, Thursday)
Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
April 2, FridayGood Friday holiday (no classes)
April 5, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/05-5/7)
April 8, ThursdayTenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs to the President (recommendations will be included in the May Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting)
April 12, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
April 19, MondayHonors Convocation, 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium
April 28, WednesdayLast class day before finals, 16 week term
April 29, ThursdayDead day, 16 week term
April 30, May 3-5, Friday, Monday - WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 16 week term
May 5, WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 2nd 8 week term
May 6, ThursdayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
May 7, FridaySpring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents
May 8, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
Spring Commencement Sul Ross - Del Rio, Del Rio Civic Center, 3:30 p.m.
May 10, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
SUMMER 2021
DateDescription
June 1, TuesdayResidence Halls: students check in to residential halls, full term and session I
Last day to register without a late fee, full term and session I
Submit thesis to committee members
June 2, WednesdayFirst day of classes, full term and session I
Late registration and schedule changes begins, full term and session I
June 4, FridayLast day for late registration and schedule changes, full term and session I
June 7, MondayFourth class day, session I (census)
June 17, Thursday 12th class day, full term (census)
June 21, MondayMid-term, session I
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences (session I). Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. on June 20th
June 25, Friday Last day to drop a session I course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
June 29, TuesdaySubmit signed hard copy and electronic copy of thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
July 5, MondayIndependence Day holiday
July 6, TuesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, session I
Mid-term, full term
Session II students check in to residential halls
Last day to register without a late fee, session II
July 7, WednesdayFirst day of classes, session II
Late registration and schedule changes begin, session II
Session I students check out of residential halls
Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon, session I
July 9, Friday Last day for late registration and schedule changes, session II
July 12, MondayFourth class day, session II (census)
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences (full term). Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. on July 11th
July 20, TuesdaySubmit electronic copy of revised thesis to the Thesis Coordinator in the College of Graduate Studies
July 22, ThursdayLast day to drop a full term course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
July 26, MondayMid-term, session II
Last day for instructor initiated absences (session II). Must reach the college dean's office by 4 p.m. on July 25th
July 27, Tuesday Submit PDF copy of the thesis to ProQuest for review and online submission
July 30, FridayLast day to drop a session II course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
August 9, Monday Final Examinations, end of term, full term and session II
August 10, Tuesday Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon, full term and session II
Full term and session II students check out of residential halls, by noon
DateDescription
August 1, Thursday
College deans to submit recommendations for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research
Curriculum changes approved in the Spring are effective Fall 2019; update individual web pages
August 2, FridayResidence Halls: Housing assignments will be emailed on or before this date
August 22, ThursdayResidence Halls: Athletic Move-In day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. by team
Residence Halls: Move-In day
Residence Halls: Move-In day, 10 a.m-4 p.m. by housing assignment
New Student Orientation for new and transfer students
August 22-23, Thursday & Friday
Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sul Ross State University, Alpine, TX
August 24, Saturday
Residence Halls: Move-In day
New Student Orientation for new and transfer students
August 25, Sunday
Residence Halls: Move-In day
Camp Brand 'em for new and transfer students at noon
Regular registration ends
New Student Convocation, 6:30 p.m. Gallego Center
August 26, Monday
Newcomers Luncheon, 12:00 p.m.
First day of classes, 16 week and 1st 8 week term
College and departmental meetings TBA by college/departments
Faculty Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Espino
Late registration and schedule changes begin
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Fall housing assignment
August 27, Tuesday
Last day for students to register in Education block courses
August 28, Wednesday
EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs contacts the Promotion and Tenure Review Council about the number of promotions available
August 29, Thursday
Last day for late registration and schedule changes
September 2, Monday

Labor Day holiday, no classes
September 3, Tuesday
Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
Curriculum Change Request form- Faculty member to department chair
September 11, Wednesday
Twelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
September 13, Friday
Curriculum Change Request form- department chair to college dean
Spring schedules due to college deans
September 20, Friday
Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
Spring schedules due to the University Registrar
September 23, Monday
Curriculum Change Request form - college dean to Curriculum Council chair
September 27, Friday
University as a Community Meal on the Mall (Lawrence Sullivan Ross's birthday)
Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
October 2019
Curriculum Change Request form- Curriculum Council review
October 11, Friday
Tenure and promotion review: Vitae and dossier to department chair. Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee
October 18, Friday
Final exams, 1st 8 week term
Mid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
October 23, Wednesday
Last day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
October 28, Monday
Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
November 8, Friday
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Evaluation Committee chairperson to the college dean
November 11, Monday
Veterans Day holiday, no classes
November 12, Tuesday
Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council report to Faculty Assembly
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs' office by Tuesday, November 12
November 14-15, Thursday & Friday
Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX.
November 15, Friday
Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with a grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
Last day to apply for December graduation; no applications will be accepted after this date
Last day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council approved documents to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
November 18, Monday
Academic Evaluation: Completion of the Student Appraisal of the Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2019 (to be completed 11/18-12/05)
November 25, Monday
Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
November 27-29, Wednesday - Friday
Thanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 26)
December 2019
Curriculum Change Request form - EVP and Provost of Academic Affairs to the President
December 3, Tuesday
College dean to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research
December 4, 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 5, Thursday
Dead Day, 16 week term
December 6, 9-11, Friday, Monday-Wednesday
Final Examinations, end of term, 16 week term
December 11, Wednesday
Final Examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term
December 12, Thursday
Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
December 13, Friday
Fall Commencement Sul Ross - Alpine Campus, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for all non-graduates or extended residents
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean to the College Review Committee
December 14, Saturday
Residence Halls: Close at noon for all residents; except director approvals
Fall Commencement Sul Ross -Del Rio Campus, Del Rio High School New Gym 3:30 p.m.
December 16, Monday
Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
SPRING 2020
DateDescription
January 10, Friday
Payment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Residence Halls: New resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
Last day for students to register in Education block courses
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
January 11-12, Saturday & Sunday
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
January 12, Sunday
Regular registration ends
January 13, Monday
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
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring housing assignment
January 16, Thursday
Last day for late registration and schedule changes
January 20, Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 21, Tuesday
Last day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
January 29, Wednesday
Twelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
January 31, Friday
Summer and Fall class schedules due to the college deans
February 2020
Curriculum Changes - President to the Texas State University System Board of Regents Meeting
February 6, Thursday
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 7, Friday
Summer and Fall class schedules to the University Registrar
February 13-14, Thursday & Friday
Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
February 14, Friday
Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the college deans
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the college dean and from College Review Committee to the Promotion and Tenure Council
Last day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
March 2020
Curriculum Changes: Approved Changes to THECB; University Registrar implements changes into Banner; changes effective Fall 2020.
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
March 6, Friday
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Promotion and Tenure Council to the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs
Annual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; submitted to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
Final exams, 1st 8 week term
March 9-13, Monday - Friday
Spring Break. No Classes.
March 16, Monday
Final grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid Semester, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
March 18, Wednesday
Last day for schedule changes, 2nd eight week term
March 23, Monday
Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
March 30, Monday
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs' office by Monday, March 30 by 4 p.m.
April 3, Friday
SRSU Birthday - University/Community Meal on the Mall
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the Joint Council on Faculty Affairs to the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs
Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
April 6, Monday
Academic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/06-5/8)
Priority Registration begins for summer I, summer II, and fall 2020 terms (as March 30, 2020)
November 12, Tuesday
Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council report to Faculty Assembly
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs' office by Tuesday, November 12
April 9, Thursday
Tenure and promotion review: Applications, dossiers and recommendations from the EVP and Provost for Academic Affairs to the President (recommendations will be included in the May Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting)
April 10, Friday
Good Friday holiday
April 13, Monday
Last day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
April 20, Monday
Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium, noon-6 p.m. Morgan University Center
Honors Convocation, 7 p.m., Marshall Auditorium
April 29, Wednesday
Last class day before finals, 16 week term
Last day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's Office by 4 p.m. (was April 3, 2020)
April 30, Thursday
Dead day, 16 week term
May 1, 4-6, Friday, Monday - Wednesday
Final Examinations - end of term, 16 week term
May 6, Wednesday
Final Examinations - end of term, 2nd 8 week term
May 7, Thursday
Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
May 8, Friday
Spring Commencement Sul Ross - Alpine Campus, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m. (CANCELLED)
Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents
May 9, Saturday
Residence Halls: Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
Spring Commencement Sul Ross - Eagle Pass Campus, International Center for Trade, 3:30 p.m. (CANCELLED)
May 11, Monday
Final grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
SUMMER I 2020
DateDescription
May 19, Tuesday
Residence Halls: Summer I students check in to residential halls
Last day to register without a late fee
May 20, Wednesday
First day of classes
Late registration and schedule changes begins
May 21-22, Thursday & Friday
Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
May 22, Friday
Last day for late registration and schedule changes
May 25, Monday
Memorial Day holiday, no classes
May 26, Tuesday
Fourth class day
Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
May 28, Thursday
Shortened Format classes begin
June 8, Monday
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost of Academic Affairs' office by June 8 at 4 p.m.
June 9, Tuesday
Mid-term
June 12, Friday
Last day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
June 26, Friday
Final Examinations, end of term
Summer I students check out of residential halls, by noon
June 29, Monday
Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
October 28, Monday
Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
SUMMER II 2020
DateDescription
June 30, Tuesday
Summer II students check in to residental halls
Last day to register without a late fee
July 1, Wednesday
First day of classes
Late registration and schedule changes begins
Schedule changes begin
July 3, Friday
Last day for late registration and schedule changes
July 6, Monday
Fourth class day
Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
July 20, Monday
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the EVP and Provost of Academic Affairs' office by July 20 by 4 p.m.
July 21, Tuesday
Mid-term
July 24, Friday
Last day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the University Registrar's office by 4 p.m.
August 7, Friday
Final Examinations, end of term
August 8, Saturday
Summer II students check out of residential halls, by noon
August 10, Monday
Final grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
August 13-14, Thursday & Friday
Texas State University System Board of Regents meeting at TBA
FALL 2018
DateDescription
August 1, WednesdayDeans 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 2018; update individual web pages
August 3, FridayResidence Halls: Housing assignments will be emailed on or before this date
August 16-17, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Cedar Creek, TX
August 23, ThursdayResidence Halls: Athletic Move-In day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. by team
August 24, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Lobo Days for new and transfer students; 4 p.m. on the Fountain Mall
Residence Halls: Move-In day, 10 a.m-4 p.m. by housing assignment
August 25, SaturdayLobo Days for new and transfer students
Residence Halls: Move-In day
August 26, SundayNew Student Convocation, 7 p.m. Marshall Auditorium


Lobo Days for new and transfer students
Residence Halls: Move-In day
Regular registration ends
August 27, MondayNewcomers Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.
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
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Fall housing assignment
August 28, TuesdayLast day for students to register in Education block courses
August 29, WednesdayProvost contacts Faculty Affairs Council Chair about the number of promotions available
August 30, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
September 3, MondayLabor Day holiday, no classes
September 4, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
Curriculum Change Request form- Faculty member to Department Chair
September 12, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
September 17, MondayCurriculum Change Request form- Department Chair to Dean
Spring and Mid-Winter schedules due to Deans
September 21, FridayLast day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
September 24, MondayCurriculum Change Request form - Dean to Curriculum Council Chair
September 27, ThursdayUniversity as a Community Meal on the Mall (Lawrence Sullivan Ross's birthday)
September 28, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
October 1-31Curriculum Change Request form- Curriculum Council Review
October 3, WednesdaySpring & Mid-Winter schedules due to the Univesity Registrar
October 12, FridayTenure and promotion review: Vitae and dossier to Department Chair. Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
October 19, FridayFinal exams, 1st 8 week term
October 22, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
October 24, WednesdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
October 29, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
November 9, FridayTenure and promotion review: Forward applications for promotion from the chairperson to the Dean
Summer class schedules due to the Dean
November 12, MondayCurriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council Report to Faculty Assembly
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, November 12
November 15-16, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sam Houston State, Huntsville, TX.
November 16, FridayLast day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with a grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.

Last day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council approved documents to the Provost
November 19, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of the Student Appraisal of the Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2018 (to be completed 11/19-12/06)
November 21-23, Wednesday - FridayThanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 20)
November 26, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
November 30, FridaySummer class schedules due to the University Registrar
Dean/Director to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to Graduate Dean and Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
December 17, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
December 2018Curriculum Change Request form - Provost to the President
December 5, WednesdayLast 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 6, ThursdayDead Day, 16 week term
December 7, 10-12, Friday, Monday-WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 16 week term
December 12, WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term
December 13, ThursdayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Tenure and promotion review: Application, dossier and recommendations from the Dean to the College Review Committee
December 14, FridayFall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for all non-graduates or extended residents
December 15, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for all residents; except Director approvals
SPRING 2019
DateDescription
January 3-17Mid-Winter Semester
January 18, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Residence Halls: New Resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
Last day for students to register in Education block courses
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
January 19-20, Saturday & SundayLobo Days for new and transfer students
Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
January 21, MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday
Regular registration ends
January 22, TuesdayFirst 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
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring housing assignment
January 25, FridayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
January 29, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
February 2019Curriculum Changes - President to TSUS Board of Regents Meeting
February 1, FridayLast 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 5, TuesdayFall class schedules due to Deans
February 6, WednesdayTwelfth class day,16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
February 7-8, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Austin, TX
February 15, FridayAnnual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the Deans
Tenure/Promotion applications from Dean and from College Review Committee to Faculty Affairs Council
Fall class schedules due to the University Registrar
February 22, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
March 2019Curriculum Changes: Approved Changes to THECB; Records and Registration implements changes into Banner; Changes effective Fall 2019.
March 15, FridayTenure/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 18-22, Monday - FridaySpring Break. No Classes. Holidays are March 20 & 21; Energy day is March 22
March 25, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
Mid Semester, 16 week term
March 27, WednesdayLast day to add a 2nd eight week course
March 29, FridayTenure/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)
April 1, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
April 4, ThursdayUniversity as a Community Meal on the Mall
April 8, MondayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, April 8 by 4 p.m.
April 9, TuesdayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/09-5/9)
April 12, FridayLast 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.
Last day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
April 19, FridayGood Friday Holiday
April 29, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
Honors Convocation, Marshall Auditorium, 7:30pm
May 8, WednesdayLast class day before finals, 16 week term
May 9, ThursdayDead Day, 16 week term
May 10, 13-15, Friday, Monday - WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 16 week term
May 15, WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 2nd 8 week term
May 17, FridayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Spring Commencement Sul Ross - Alpine Campus, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents
May 18, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
Spring Commencement Sul Ross - Del Rio Campus, 7:30p.m.
May 20, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
May 23-24, Thursday & FridayTexas State University Board of Regents meeting in San Marcos, TX
SUMMER I 2019
DateDescription
May 28, TuesdayResidence Halls: Summer I students check in to residential halls
Last day to register without a late fee
May 29, WednesdayFirst day of classes
Late registration begins
Schedule changes begin
May 31, FridayLast day for late registration and schedule changes begin
June 3, MondayFourth class day
Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
June 5, WednesdayShortened Format classes begin
June 14, FridayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by June 14 at 4 p.m.
June 17, MondayMid-term
June 20, ThursdayLast day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
July 4, ThursdayFourth of July holiday
July 5, FridayFinal Examinations, end of term
Summer I students check out of residential halls, by noon
July 8, MondayFinal grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
SUMMER II 2019
DateDescription
July 8, MondaySummer II students check in to residential halls
Last day to register without a late fee
July 9, TuesdayFirst day of classes
Late registration begins
Schedule changes begin
July 11, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
July 12, FridayFourth class day
Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
July 26, FridayMid-term
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by July 26 by 4 p.m.
August 1, ThursdayLast day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
August 15, ThursdayFinal Examinations, end of term
August 16, FridayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Summer II students check out of residential halls, by noon
August 19, MondayFinal grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
August 22-23, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Alpine, TX
FALL 2017
DateDescription
August 2, WednesdayDeans 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 2017; update individual web pages
August 4, FridayHousing assignments will be emailed on or before this date
August 17-18, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Alpine, TX
August 24, ThursdayAthletic Move-In day 10 a.m.-4 p.m. by team
August 25, FridayPayment 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
Residence Halls: Move-In day, 10 a.m-4 p.m. by Housing Assignment
August 26, SaturdayResidence Halls: Move-In day
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
August 27, SundayNew Student Convocation
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
Residence Halls: Move-In day
August 28, MondayNewcomers Breakfast, 7:30 a.m.
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
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Fall Housing Assignment
August 29, TuesdayLast day for students to register in Education block courses
August 30, WednesdayProvost contacts Faculty Affairs Council Chair about the number of promotions available
August 31, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
September 4, MondayLabor Day holiday, no classes
September 5, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
Curriculum Change Request form- Faculty member to Department Chair
Research Enhancement funds made available to researchers
September 13, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
September 18, MondayCurriculum Change Request form- Department Chair to Dean
Spring and Mid-Winter 2017 schedules due to Deans
September 22, FridayLast day to apply for May graduation without a late fee
Last day for students enrolled in Education block courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
September 25, MondayDeadline for applying to student teach during the Spring Semester 2018
Curriculum Change Request form - Dean to Curriculum Council Chair
September 27, WednesdayUniversity as a Community Meal of the Mall (Lawrence Sullivan Ross's Bithday)
September 29, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
October 1-31Curriculum Change Request form- Curriculum Council Review
October 4, WednesdaySpring & Mid-Winter schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
October 13, FridayTenure and promotion review: Vitae and dossier to Department Chair. Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
October 20, FridayFinal exams, 1st 8 week term
October 23, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Mid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
October 26, ThursdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
October 30, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
November 6, MondayCall for Research Enhancement and Faculty Development Proposals
November 10, FridayTenure and promotion review: Forward applications for promotion from the chairperson to the Dean
Summer class schedules due to the Dean
November 13, MondayCurriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council Report to Faculty Assembly
Last day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, November 13
November 16-17, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Sam Houston State, Huntsville, TX.
November 17, FridayLast day to withdraw from the 16 week course/term with a grade of 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
Curriculum Change Request form - Curriculum Council approved documents to the Provost
November 20, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of the Student Appraisal of the Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2017 (to be completed 11/20-12/08)
November 22-24, Wednesday - FridayThanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 21)
November 27, MondayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
December 2017Curriculum Change Request form - Provost to the President
December 1, FridaySummer class schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost of Academic Affairs
Dean/Director to submit recommendation for Associate Graduate Faculty to Graduate Dean and Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
December 6, 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 7, ThursdayDead Day, 16 week term
December 8, 11-13, Friday, Monday-WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 16 week term
December 13, WednesdayFinal Examinations, end of term, 2nd 8 week term
December 14, ThursdayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Tenure and promotion review: Application, dossier and recommendations from the Dean to the College Review Committee
December 15, FridayFall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for all non-graduates or extended residents
December 16, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for everyone; except Director Approvals
December 18, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
SPRING 2018
DateDescription
January 1Residence Halls: Mid-Winter Move-In
January 2-12Mid-Winter Semester
January 12, FridayPayment deadline for students who pre-registered, 4 p.m.
Last day for regular registration
Residence Halls: New Resident Move-In, 10 a.m-4 p.m.
Last day for students to register in Education block courses
January 13 - 14, Saturday & SundayLobo Days for new and transfer students
Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
January 15, MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday
Residence Halls: Move-In 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
January 16, TuesdayFirst 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
Residence Halls: 5 p.m. deadline to Move-In for Spring Housing Assignment
January 19, FridayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
January 23, TuesdayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
January 26, FridayLast 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 29, MondayFall class schedules due to Deans
January 31, WednesdayTwelfth class day,16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
February 2018Curriculum Changes - President to TSUS Board of Regents meeting
February 9, FridayAnnual Report on Teaching/Job Performance; Form FE-3 submitted to the Deans
Tenure/Promotion applications from Dean and from College Review Committee to Faculty Affairs Council
Fall class schedules due to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
February 15-16, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX.
February 16, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
March 2018Curriculum Changes: Approved Changes to THECB; Records and Registration implements changes into Banner; Changes effective Fall 2018.
March 2, FridayDeadline for receiving Research Enhancement proposals for 2018-2019 RE Grants
March 6, TuesdayMid Semester, 16 week term
March 9, FridayTenure/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 12-16, Monday - FridaySpring Break. No Classes. Energy Conservation days March 15-16; holiday March 14
March 19, MondayFinal grades for 1st 8 week term students submitted by noon
Classes begin, 2nd eight week term
March 23, FridayTenure/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 26, MondayUniversity as a Community Meal on the Mall
Last day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
March 29, ThursdayResearch Council recommendations for funding to be made to the Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs
March 30, FridayGood Friday holiday
April 2, MondayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by Monday, April 2 by 4 p.m.
April 6, FridayLast 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 9, MondayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Spring (to be completed 4/09-4/23)
April 20, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a 'W'
April 25, WednesdayAnnounce Research Enhancement grants awarded for September
April 27, FridayLast day to apply for August graduation without a late fee
Last day to apply for December graduation without a late fee
April 30, MondayHonors Convocation, Marshall Auditorium 7:30pm
May 2, WednesdayLast class day before finals, 16 week term
May 3, ThursdayDead Day, 16 week term
May 4, 7-9, Friday, Monday - WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 16 week term
May 9, WednesdayFinal Examinations - end of term, 2nd 8 week term
May 10, ThursdayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
May 11, FridaySpring Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 7 p.m.
Residence Halls: Close at noon for non-graduates or extended residents
May 12, SaturdayResidence Halls: Close at noon for everyone except director approvals
May 14, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
May 24-25, Thursday & FridayTexas State University Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.
SUMMER I 2018
DateDescription
May 29, TuesdaySummer I students check in to residential halls
Last day to register without a late fee
May 30, WednesdayFirst day of classes
Late registration begins
Schedule changes begin
June 1, FridayJune 1, Friday
June 4, MondayFourth class day
Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
June 6, WednesdayShortened Format classes begin
June 15, FridayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by June 15 at 4 p.m.
June 20, WednesdayMid-term
June 21, ThursdayLast day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
July 4, WednesdayFourth of July holiday
July 5, ThursdayFinal Examinations, end of term
July 6, FridaySummer I students check out of residential halls, by noon
#rwospan#Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
SUMMER II 2018
DateDescription
July 9, MondaySummer II students check in to residental halls
Last day to register without a late fee
July 10, TuesdayFirst day of classes
Late registration begins
Schedule changes begin
July 12, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
July 13, FridayFourth class day
Last day to register for Shortened Format courses
July 24, TuesdayMid-term
July 27, FridayLast day for instructor initiated drop for excessive absences. Must reach the Provost's office by July 27 by 4 p.m.
August 2, ThursdayLast day to drop a course with a 'W'. Drops must be processed and in the Registrar's Office by 4 p.m.
August 16-17, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at location TBA
August 16, ThursdayFinal Examinations, end of term
August 17, FridayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Summer II students check out of residential halls, by noon
August 20, MondayFinal grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
August 18-24thResidential halls closed. Only students who are pre-approved with an academic group (rodeo, volleyball, football, pack leaders and resident advisors)
FALL 2016
DateDescription
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
Faculty Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Espino
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 8 week 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)
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.
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
DateDescription
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
DateDescription
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
DateDescription
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)
FALL 2015
DateDescription
August 3, MondayDeans 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 & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting in Alpine
August 21, FridayNewcomers 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, SaturdayOpening of Residence Halls, 10 a.m., August 21st & 22nd
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
August 23, SundayNew Student Convocation
Lobo Days for new and transfer students
August 24, MondayFirst 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, TuesdayLast day for students to register in Education block courses
August 26, WednesdayProvost contacts Faculty Affairs Council chair about the number of promotions available
August 27, ThursdayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
August 31, MondayLast day to drop 1st 8 week course without creating an academic record
September 1, TuesdayCurriculum Change Request -- Faculty member to Department Chair
Research Enhancement funds made available to researchers
September 4, FridayFaculty to submit "Independent Study/Arrangement Courses" proposal form and/or "Undergraduate Course for Graduate Credit" proposal form to department chair
September 7, MondayLabor Day holiday, no classes
September 9, WednesdayTwelfth class day, 16 week term
Last day to drop a 16 week term course without creating an academic record
September 11, FridayCurriculum Change Request -- Department Chair to Dean
Spring and Mid-winter schedules due to deans
September 18, FridayLast 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, MondayDeadline 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, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 1st 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
September 28, MondayUniversity as a Community Meal on the Mall
October 1-31Curriculum Change Request -- Curriculum Council Review
October 9, FridayTenure and Promotion Review: Vitae and dossier to department chair. Dossier to be forwarded to departmental evaluation committee.
October 16, FridayFinal exams, 1st 8 week term
October 19, MondayMid-term, 16 week term
Classes begin, 2nd 8 week term
October 22, ThursdayLast day for schedule changes, 2nd 8 week term
October 26, MondayLast day to drop 2nd 8 week course without creating an academic record
November 2, MondayCall for Research Enhancement and Faculty Development proposals
November 9, MondayCurriculum 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, WednesdayAcademic Evaluation: Completion of Student Appraisal of Faculty (Form FE-2) for Fall 2015 (to be completed 11/11 - 11/20)
November 12-13, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.
November 13, FridayLast 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, FridayLast day for students enrolled in 2nd 8 week courses to drop a course and receive a "W"
November 25, WednesdayResidence halls close, 9 a.m.
November 25-27, Wednesday - FridayThanksgiving Day holiday (Begins after the last scheduled class meets on Tuesday, November 24)
November 29, SundayResidence Halls open, noon
December 2015Curriculum 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 - FridayDead Days, 16 week term
December 7-10, Monday-ThursdayFinal Examinations, End of Term, 16 week term
December 10, ThursdayFinal Examinations, End of Term, 2nd 8 week term
December 11, FridayFinal 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, SaturdayFall Commencement, Pete P. Gallego Center, 10 a.m.
Closing of Residence Halls, 12 noon
December 14, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
SPRING 2016
DateDescription
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 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)
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)
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
DateDescription
May 31, TuesdayOpening of Residence Halls, noon
Last day to register without a late fee
June 1, WednesdayFirst day of classes
Late registration and schedule changes begin
June 3, FridayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
June 6, MondayFourth class day
Last day to drop a course or withdraw without creating an academic record
June 16, ThursdayMid-term
June 23, ThursdayLast 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, MondayFourth of July Holiday
July 5, TuesdayFinal examinations, end of term
July 6, WednesdaySummer I students check out of residential halls
Final grades are due; grades must be submitted by noon
SUMMER II 2016
Date Description
July 6, WednesdayLast day to register without a late fee
Summer II students check in to residential halls
July 7, ThursdayFirst day of classes
Late registration and schedule changes begin
July 11, MondayLast day for late registration and schedule changes
July 12, TuesdayFourth class day
Last day to drop a course with a "W" without creating an academic record
July 25, MondayMid-term
August 1, MondayLast 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, ThursdayFinal examinations, end of term
August 12, FridayFinal grades for graduating students due; grades must be submitted by noon
Last day to check out of residential halls, by noon
August 15, MondayFinal grades for continuing students due; grades must be submitted by noon
August 18-19, Thursday & FridayTexas State University System Board of Regents meeting at Austin, TX.
August 12-20thResidential halls closed. Only students who are pre-approved with an academic group (Rodeo, nursing, volleyball, football, Pack Leaders and Resident Advisors).