Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2008-2009

Fall 2008

 

Exceptions to Basic Calendar

     
August    
25-26 (M-T) Registration (Refer to web for specifics)  
27 (W) CLASSES BEGIN LS – AUG 20 (M)
    GRAD BS – AUG 20 (M)
29 (F) Last Day to Confirm Registration LS – AUG 29 (F)
     
September    
1 (M) LABOR DAY HOLIDAY*  
9 (T) Last Day to Register/Add LS – SEPT 5 (F)
9 (T) Last Day for 100% Refund  
15 (M) Last Day for 75% Refund  
22 (M) Last Day for 50% Refund  
22 (M) Last Day to Drop without Record LS – SEPT 5 (F);
22 (M) Last Day to Change Grading Rules for Audit LS – OCT 26 (F)
29 (M) Last Day for 25% refund  
     
October    
9 (TH) Yom Kippur/Holiday**  
15 (W) Mid Term Grades Due for Undergraduate Freshmen  
24 (F) Last Day to Drop LS-SEP 19 (F)
24 (F) Last Day to Change Grading Rules other than Audit  
     
November    
10 (M) Priority Registration Begins for Spring  
26 (W) THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY BEGINS  
     
December    
1 (M) CLASSES RESUME  
5 (F) LAST DAY OF CLASS GRAD BS & LS - NOV 4(TH);
    SW- TBA
6-7 (SAT-SUN) Study Period GRAD – BS DEC 5 (F); None in SW;
    LS- DEC 5-7 (F-SUN)
8-16 (M-T) EXAM PERIOD GRAD – BS DEC 6-13 (SAT – SAT);
    LS-DEC 8-19 (M-F)
12 (F)   Social Work Commencement TBA

*Saturday classes will be held on the Saturday before Labor Day
** In the Jewish tradition, the day last from sunset to the following nightfall. Thus, Yom Kippur officially begins at sunset on the proceeding evening (Wednesday, Oct. 8) and end on nightfall of the day of observance. Thursday classes will not be held. Exams may be scheduled on Saturday and Sunday

Spring 2009

 

Exceptions to Basic Calendar

     
January    
8-9 (TH-F) Registration (Refer to web for specifics)  
12 (M) CLASSES BEGIN LS-JAN 5 (M)
16 (F) Last Day to Confirm Registration LS-JAN 9 (F)
19 (M)   MARTIN L. KING HOLIDAY
21 (W)   Last Day to Register/Add
  LS-JAN 16 (F)  
21 (W)   Last Day for 100% refund
23 (F)   Last Day to Remove Fall Incompletes
23 (F)   Last Day for 75% Refund
30 (T)   Last Day for 50% Refund
     
February    
6 (F) Last Day to Drop without record LS - JAN 16 (F);
6 (F) Last Day to Change Grading Rules for Audit  
6 (F) Last Day for 25% Refund  
23-24 (M-T) CARNIVAL BREAK  
25 (W) CLASSES RESUME  
     
March    
7 (W) Mid Term Grades Due for Undergraduate Freshmen  
16 (F) Last Day to Drop LS - FEB 1 (F)
16 (F) Last Day to Change Grading Rules other than Audit  
    LS – MAR 13(F)
22-29 (SUN-SUN) SPRING BREAK  
30 (M) CLASSES RESUME  
     
April    
1 (W) Priority Registration begins for Summer and Fall  
10-13 (F-M) EASTER BREAK LS & GRAD BS – APR 10-12 (F-SUN)
14 (T) CLASSES RESUME LS & GRAD BS – APR 13 (M)
28 (T) LAST DAY OF CLASSES LS – APR 22 (W);
    GRAD BS – MAY 1 (F)
29-30 (W-TH) Study Period LS APR 23-26 (TH-SUN);
    GRAD BS – MAY 2-3 (SAT-SUN)
     
May    
1-9 (F-SAT) EXAM PERIOD LS – APR 27-MAY 8 (M-F);
    GRAD BS – MAY 4-11 (M-M)
16 (SAT)   COMMENCEMENT

Exams will be scheduled on Saturday and Sunday.

Tulane’s Probable Future Academic Calendar

First Semester Fall 2009* Fall 2010*
Classes Begin W Aug 26 W Aug 25
Labor Day Holiday M Sep 7 M Sep 6
Yom Kippur TH Sept 28 SAT Sept 18
Thanksgiving Holiday Begins W Nov 25 W Nov 24
Classes Resume M Nov 30 M Nov 29
Last Day Of Class F Dec 4 F Dec 3
Exam Period T-W Dec 8-16 T-W Dec 7-15
Second Semester Spring 2010* Spring 2011*
Classes Begin M Jan 11 M Jan 10
Martin L. King Holiday M Jan 18 M Jan 17
Carnival Break M-T Feb 15-16 M-T Mar 7-8
Classes Resume W Feb 17 W Feb 9
Spring Break SUN-M Mar 28-Apr 5 TBA
Classes Resume T Apr 14 TBA
Last Day Of Class T Apr 29 T Apr 28
Exam Period F-SAT Apr 30-May 8 F-SAT Apr 29-May 7
Commencement SAT May 15 SAT, May 14