Fall 2014 Important Dates



29 Tiger Transfer Night



18-20 Faculty Orientation/Workshops

21-24 New Student Orientation

23 Residence Halls open for returning students 10:00 AM, meal plan begins at supper

24 All Campus Worship 10:00 AM, Some offices open 1:30-4:00 PM, Registration Procedures 1:30-4:00 PM

25 First Day of Classes

26 GSS105 by-pass testing 11:00 AM in ASC 132

28 Language Placement Testing 11:00 AM in ASC 131, 132

25-28 Counseling and Add/Drop with no charge



01 Labor Day (No classes  and some offices are closed)

09 Opening Convocation 11:00 AM

12 Future Tiger Friday

22 Academic Progress Check Round 1



03 Future Tiger Friday

09-10 Fall Break (No classes and some offices closed on 10th)

17 Last date to change advisors before advising for spring

17 Presidential Inauguration

18 Homecoming/Family Weekend

20 Academic Progress Check Round 2

30 Final date to drop a course without a grade, change a course to P/F, or audit a course



03-14 Advising for advanced registration

11 Tiger Transfer Night

14 Final date to drop a course with W

15 Tiger Preview Day

17-20 Advanced Registration for Spring 2015

27-28 Thanksgiving Holiday (No classes and offices are closed)



02 Tiger Transfer Night

09 Last Day of Classes – Designated as “Thursday” campus wide for classes/labs that meet once per week

10 Reading Day

11-16 Final Examinations (No Saturday Exams)

15 Applications for 2015 degree candidates due

17 Grades for December graduates due by noon

18 All grades due in registrar’s office by noon

19 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement 7:00 PM

29 Mini-term 1 begins


  • Freshman Seminar – a 1 credit hour course designed to help 1st year students with their transition addressing many of the academic and social issues they will face.
  • Writing Center – Assist with student writing assignments, creative writing, and lab reports. Free to students. LRC Basement
  • Center for Calling & Career – Offers students help with major exploration, internships, & Job prep.
  • Academic Tutoring Services – Sign up for a FREE peer tutor online and find group tutoring schedule.
  • Counseling– We offer individual and group counseling (free of charge) for students. Please encourage your student to use these services if they experience concerns.
  • Learning Disabilities – We have a licensed psychologist that can meet with your student to discuss accommodations for learning disabilities. If you have specific concerns, please contact Lloyd Clark to discuss this.