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Graduate Calendar

2012-2013  School of Art and Design Planning Calendar
(Note: Times/ Dates are subject to change)
http://www.ecu.edu/fsonline/senate/fscalend.cfm
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FALL SEMESTER 2012

 

August

 

9          Late processing fee assessed for all who have not paid fees by 4:00 pm

 

10        Fall semester fees accepted with late processing fee.

 

13        Schedules canceled for all who have not paid fees by 4:00 p.m.

 

17        New student orientation with the Graduate School
            http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/gradschool/orientation.cfm

 

20        9:00 - ECU Convocation

 

20        11:00 - ECU College of Fine Arts and Communications Convocation

 

20        2:00 - School of Art and Design faculty meetings.

 

21        Classes begin; late registration; schedule changes.

 

24        11:30 in Room 1325 Jenkins- Graduate Student Orientation luncheon.  

                Advising, registration, and schedule adjustments will follow.


27        Last day for late registration/ schedule changes (drop/ add) by 5:00 p.m.
 

 

September

 

3          Labor Day holiday (no classes).

 

4          State holiday makeup day (classes which would have met on Monday,  

                September 3, will meet on this day so there will effectively be the same 

            number of Mondays and Tuesdays as every other weekday during the 

            semester; Tuesday classes will not meet.)


4          Last day to apply for graduation in December.

 

15        Discuss / Request Spring 2013 semester teaching and assistantship  

            changes with 1) Area Coordinator and with 2) Director of Graduate  

            Studies.

 

 

October

 

6-9       Fall Break

 

10        8:00 am - Classes resume

 

10        1 of 2 Graduate teaching Assistant evaluations distributed, to be

                completed by Assistantship Supervisor.


15        Deadline for Graduate Program Applications for Spring 2013 admission
            http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/soad/gradschool.cfm

 

15- 19  Advising for spring semester 2013. All graduate students should see

                their respective Area Coordinators prior to meeting with Graduate 

            Director. Thesis, Independent Study forms, etc. should be filled out 

            completely.

                http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/soad/forms.cfm



16-31   New applicants reviewed for admission.

 

22        Registration for Spring Semester 2013
            http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/registrar/RegSched.cfm

 

22        1st Graduate Teaching Assistant evaluations returned to Linda Nelson

 

31        Assistantship contracts ready to sign (If changes were needed.)

 

 
November

 

5          Begin to notify Spring 2013 applicants about decisions

 

20        Provide list of students with assistantships to faculty.

 

20        2nd Graduate Teaching Assistant evaluations distributed, to be

               completed by supervisor.


21-25   Thanksgiving break.

 

26        8:00 am – Classes resume

 

26        Last day for graduate students to drop courses without grades.

 

27        Last day to submit thesis to the Graduate School for completion of

               degree in this term. Those not complete will roll to the spring graduation.


 
December

 

4          Completed Assistantship evaluations due to Linda Nelson.

 

4          Classes end.

 

4          Last day for submission of grade replacement requests.

 

4          Last day for graduate students to remove incompletes given during fall  

                2012.Graduate students with incompletes over 1 year are not eligible for 

            assistantships.


5          Reading Day.

 

6          Final examinations begin.

 

13        Exams for fall semester close.

 

14        University Commencement.

 

TBA     School of Art and Design Graduation Ceremony

 

 
SPRING SEMESTER 2013

 

January

 

7          Spring semester fees accepted with late processing fee.

 

8          Fees accepted with late processing fee.

 

9          Class schedules canceled for all who have not paid fees by 4:00 p.m.

 

11        Advising and schedule adjustments.

 

14        Classes begin; late registration; schedule changes.

 

15        Deadline for Graduate Program Applications for Fall 2013 admission
            http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/soad/gradschool.cfm

 

18        Last day for late registration/ schedule changes (drop /add) by 5PM.

 

21        State Holiday  (no classes).

 

16-31   New applicants reviewed for admission.

 

TBA     Out-of-State Tuition Remission awards announced.
            Graduate Committee to Assign Assistantships  (Summer/ Fall 2013)
            Graduate Assistant Contracts completed/distributed(Summer/Fall 2013)

 

22        Discuss / Request Fall 2013 semester teaching and assistantship

                changes with 1) Area Coordinator and with 2) Director of Graduate  

            Studies.


29        Last day to apply for graduation in May.
 

 

February

 

1          Begin to notify Fall 2013 applicants about decisions

 

6          1st Graduate Teaching Assistant Evaluation distributed

 

20        1st Graduate Teaching Assistant evaluation returned to Linda Nelson.

 

 
March

 

10-17   Spring Break.

 

18        8:00 am – classes resume

 

18-22   Advising for Summer/ Fall 2013. All graduate students should see their

                respective Area Coordinators prior to meeting with Graduate Director. 

            Thesis, Independent Study forms, etc. should be filled out completely.

            http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cfac/soad/forms.cfm  

 

                To receive an assistantship you must email the Director of Graduate  

            Studies a list of all meritorious research and creative activity completed  

            between May 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013.


25        Registration for summer session and fall semester 2013 begins. 
            https://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/registrar/RegSched.cfm

 

25        Last day to apply for graduation during the summer sessions.

 

29-30   State Holiday (no classes)

 

 
April

 

6          Youth Arts Festival http://www.ecu.edu/soad/youtharts.cfm

 

10        2nd Graduate Teaching Assistant evaluation distributed to GA

                Supervisors.


18        Last day for graduate students to drop courses without grades by 5PM.

 

19        Last day to submit thesis to the Graduate School for completion of

                degree in this term.


24        2nd Graduate Teaching Assistant evaluations due to Linda Nelson.

 

30        Last day for Graduate students to remove incompletes given during

                spring and/or summer session 2012. Graduate students with 

            incompletes over 1 year are not eligible for assistantships.


30        Classes end.   Last day for submission of grade replacement requests.

 

30        State holiday makeup day (classes which would have met on Friday,

               March 29, will meet on this day so there will effectively be the same 

            number of Fridays and Tuesdays as every other weekday during the  

            semester; Tuesday classes will not meet.)


       
May

 

1          Reading Day.

 

   
2          Final examinations begin.

 

3          Exams for spring semester close at 4:30 p.m.

 

6          Late processing fee assessed for all who have not paid fees by 5PM.

 

8          1st Summer Session schedules canceled for all who have not paid fees 

                by 5:00 p.m.


10        University Commencement.

 

TBA     School of Art and Design Graduation Ceremony

 

14        First Summer Session classes begin; late registration; schedule

                changes.

 

15        Last day for registration and schedule changes (drop/add) for first term

                by 5:00


27        Memorial Day Break (no classes).

 

 
June

 

12        Last day for graduate students to drop courses without grades by 5PM.

 

13        Second Summer Session Late Processing Fee assessed for all who

                have not paid fees by 5:00 pm.

 

17        Second Summer Session schedules canceled for all who have not paid

                fees by 5:00 p.m.


18        Classes end.

 

19        Final examinations.

 

20        Second Summer Session classes begin; late registration; schedule

                changes


21        Last day for late registration/ schedule changes (drop/add) by 5PM.

 

 
July

 

4          State Holiday (no classes)

 

15        Last day to submit thesis to Graduate School for completion of degree in

                summer session


19        Last day for graduate students to drop courses without grades by 5PM.

 

25        Classes end. Last day to submit grade replacement requests.

 

26        Final examinations