2012-2013 Academic Administrative Timeline
2012-2013 Academic Year
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Begin to coordinate Opening Academic Convocation
August 1 VPAA sends invitation out to all new full-time faculty,
President, Deans, Pres. Faculty Senate, and President of
AAUP regarding New Faculty Orientation in August.
August 15 VPAA sends reminder email to faculty eligible to take
Sabbatical (AY 2013-2014) reminding them to inform Chair,
Dean and VPAA by September 15.
September 1 Absolute Deadline for new evidence to be accepted by
September 4 Classes begin/Opening Academic Convocation
September 6 Spring 2013 master schedules, with any revisions due from
departments to Deans.
September10 Last day for adding and dropping courses Last day for converting to or from Audit
September 14 Last day for conversion of summer “N” grades
September 15 Faculty notify Chairperson (copied to Dean and VPAA) of
intent to apply for 2013-2014 Sabbatical.**
September 20 Spring 2013master course schedules, with any revisions,
due from deans to registrar for data entry and room
September 20 Course textbook deadline for Spring classes
October 1 VPAA informs candidates who are eligible for tenure.**
Candidate notifies VPAA, Deans and Chair of intent to
apply for promotion. (Full)**
Student Fulbright applications and recommendations due
to Fulbright Program Advisor
October 4 Spring 2013 master schedule due back in deans' for final
October 8 COLUMBUS DAY (college closed, no classes)
October 9 Classes meet on a Monday schedule
October 10 Department declaration of related departments sent to
October 15 Department Committee communicates recommendation letter
to faculty member requesting sabbatical(copied to Dean
October 15 Deans convene area selection Committee for promotion
cases. VPAA sends memo to ART and President of candidates
who intend to apply for promotion.**
October 19 Mid-term
October 19 Final Spring 2013 master schedule due back in deans’
October 22 Final Spring 2013 master course schedule due back from
deans to registrar by 9:00 am for printing.
October 23 Mid-term grades are due by 5 pm.
October 24-26 Senior advisement for registration for spring 2013
October 29-30 Senior registration for spring 2013 semester.
October 31 Junior advisement for registration for spring 2013
November 1 Deans send VPAA 2013-2014 Sabbatical recommendations.**
November 1 Faculty Development Grants Summary Report Deadline**
November1-2 Junior advisement for registration for spring 2013
November 5 2nd year faculty evaluations due in Dean’s office.**
November 5-6 Junior registration for spring 2013 semester.
November 7-9 Sophomore advisement for registration for spring 2013
November 9 Last day to withdraw with a "W"
November 9 Last day to convert to Pass/Fail
November 12-13 Sophomore registration for spring 2013 semester.
November 14-16 Freshman advisement for registration for spring 2013
November 15 Deans notify VPAA of Area Committee composition for
November 15 VPAA notifies President of faculty requesting Sabbatical
for AY 2013-2014.**
November 19-20 Freshman registration for spring 2013 semester
November 20 Residence halls close at 7 pm
November 20 President and/or VPAA notify faculty granted approval of
2013-2014 Sabbatical leave.**
November 21-25 THANKSGIVING RECESS (no classes; college closed)
November 25 Residence halls open at 10 am –meal plan begins at dinner
November 26 College reopens; classes resume
December 1 Deans Submit 2nd Year probationary faculty evaluations
December 1 Faculty Development Grant Progress Report Deadline
December 1 Solicitation of Faculty Development Grant Proposals**
December 7 Last day of classes
December 8-9 Reading days
December 10 Final examinations begin.
December 14 Final examinations end.
Residence Halls close at 7 pm.
December 15 Reserved final examination day(in case of inclement
December 15 Notification of Non-Reappointment for next academic year
for faculty in 2nd academic year of service**
December 15 Promotion candidates submit dossiers to Area Committee.**
December 18 Final grades are due by 5 pm.
December 24-Jan. 1 CHRISTMAS RECESS (college closed)
January 1 Deadline for tenure candidates to declare intent to Chair,
Dean and Provost**
January 7 College reopens
January Deans send memo to Faculty on Leave of Absence asking
their intentions for the coming year (request response
by February 1).
January 15 VPAA Notifies the Appointment Rank and Tenure Committee
and Deans of candidates who will be applying for tenure
with promotion or promotion only.**
January 20 Residence halls open at 10 am meal plan begins at lunch Registration and Orientation for new students.
January 21 MLK Holiday(college closed, no classes)
January 22 CLASSES BEGIN
January 25 Last day for conversion of "N" grades for fall 2012
January 28 Last day for adding and dropping courses
Last day for converting to or from Audit
January 30 Deans convene area selection committees for tenure with
promotion or promotion only candidates.**
February 1 VPAA informs Faculty Senate of budget for Faculty
February 1 Faculty Development Grant Proposal Deadline**
February 1 Discuss selection of Honors Convocation Speaker.
February 8 Catalog entries dispersed by registrar for updating for
February 12 3rd, 4th, 5th Year faculty Evaluations due to Deans**
February 14 Fall 2013 master schedule information due from
departments to deans.**
February 15 Deans inform VPAA of area committee composition for
tenure with promotion or promotion only cases.**
February 15 Deans submit 1st year faculty evaluations to VPAA.**
February 18 Presidents Day (college closed, no classes)
February 19 Classes will meet on a Monday schedule.
February 28 Course textbook deadline for Fall semester
February 28 Fall 2013 master course schedules due from deans to
registrar for data entry and room assignments.
March 1 Begin to coordinate Honors Convocation and Reception. Letter generated by registrar informing students of
Honors Convocation and Reception.
March 1 Tenure and promotion or promotion only candidates submit
dossiers to Area Committee.**
March 1 Deans submit 3rd, 4th and 5th year probationary faculty
evaluations to Provost.**
March 8 Mid-term
March 12 Mid-term grades are due.
March 13 Classes will meet on a Monday schedule.
March 14 Fall 2013 master course schedule due back in deans'
offices for accuracy check.
March 15 Area Committees submit promotion recommendations to ART**
March 15 Faculty Development Grant Proposal Review Completed**
March 15 Renewal/Non renewal Letters to probationary Faculty.**
March 20 Residence halls close at 7 pm.
March 21-31 PPRING RECESS/EASTER RECESS (No classes)
March 26 Final Fall 2013 master course schedule due back to deans
for final review.
March 27 Final Fall 2013 master schedule due back from deans to
registrar by 9:00 am for printing.
March 28-29 Holy Thursday/Good Friday (College closed)
April 1 All preparations for Honors Convocation Faculty Emeritus Reception
April 1 College opens, no classes
April 1 Absolute deadline for new evidence to be accepted by
ART (Full Professor)**
April 3-5 Junior advisement for fall 2013 semester.
April 8-9 Junior registration for fall 2013 semester.
April 11 Faculty Emeriti Reception
April 12 Last day to withdraw with a "W”
Last day to convert to Pass/Fail
April 10-12 Sophomore advisement for registration for fall 2013
April 15 Announcement of Faculty Development Grant Awards **
April 15-16 Sophomore registration for fall 2013 semester.
April 17-19 Freshman advisement for registration for fall 2013
April 22-23 Freshman registration for fall 2013 semester.
April 23 Honors Convocation
May Discuss Opening Convocation speaker selection.
May 6 Last day of classes
May 7 Final examinations begin.
May 11 Final examinations end.
Residence halls close at 5 pm.
May 13 All senior grades due by noon.
May 15 ART submits promotion recommendations to President.**
May 16 All other grades due by noon.
May 19 COMMENCEMENT
May 26-31 VPAA notifies faculty eligible by reason of seniority
about Sabbatical eligibility no later than June 1**.
(Sabbatical Program re: Faculty Handbook pgs 46-48)
June 1 Area Committee completes report(s) on tenure with promotion
or promotion only cases.**
June 3 Annual Reports for current academic year due to Deans
June 15 Area Committee submits tenure with promotion or promotion
only recommendation(s) and dossiers to ART.**
June 17 Annual Reports due from Deans to Provost ** Faculty Handbook Deadline Provost and VPAA Annual Timetable