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Mar 31
Registration opens (Returning students see Faculty Advisors or University College Academic Advisors; new transfer students register by appointment with Registrar’s Office Advisors); first year students register by appointment with the Office of Recruitment and School Relations.
   
Jun 19 Parent and Family Orientation – Session I. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 19 -20 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp - Session I. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 10 Parent and Family Orientation – Session II. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 10 - 11 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp - Session II. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 18 The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 24 Parent and Family Orientation – Session III. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 24 - 25 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session III. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 31 Parent and Family Orientation – Session IV. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 31-Aug 1 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session IV. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 11 Parent and Family Orientation – Session V. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 11-12 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session V. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 15 The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 21 - 22 International Student Orientation. For more information, call the Office of International Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 22

International Student Orientation continues. The Dustdevil Transition – Orientation for Transfer and Non-Traditional Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.

   
Aug 25 Faculty and Staff Assembly. On-campus residences Move-in Day.
   
Aug 26 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date.
   
Aug 27

First Class Day.

   
Sep 1 Labor Day. Classes meet.
   
Sep 2 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through September 11 with permission of instructor.
   
Sep 5
Freshman Convocation.
   
Sep 11 National Remembrance Day. Twelfth Class Day; last day courses may be dropped without record.
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
   
Sep 17 Constitution Day. Classes meet.
   
Sep 23 Twentieth Class Day. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Sep 30 December 2014 graduation application and payment deadline.
   
Oct 4 AutMus Fest. Classes meet.
   
Oct 13-14 Mid Semester Break. No classes. University open.
   
Oct 19 Mid-term Grades due.
   
Oct 27 Spring 2015 Registration Opens.
   
Nov 13 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University.
   
Nov 17 - 22 Faculty Evaluations.
   
Nov 26 - 29 Thanksgiving Holidays.
    
Dec 2 Last class day.
   
Dec 3 Reading Day. No Classes. No Exams.
   
Dec 4-10 Final Examination period.
   
Dec 10 On-campus residences close for the semester at 8 p.m.
   
Dec 11-12 Honor Cord/Hooding Ceremonies. See http://www.tamiu.edu/commencement/ for more information.
   
Dec 13 Commencement; end of Fall 2013 semester.
   
Dec 15 Grades due, midnight
   
Jan 9 Diploma and transcripts available for December graduaes.
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FALL SUB TERM I 2014 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
 
Aug 26 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date.
   
Aug 27 First Class Day Sub Term I
   
Aug 29 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through September 2 with permission of instructor.
   
Sep 2 Census date for Sub-Term I; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT

All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from courses(s) for non-payment.
   
Oct 2 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Sub Term I.
   
Oct 10 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Sub Term I.
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FALL SUB TERM II 2014 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Oct 10 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Oct 13 First Class Day Sub Term II.
   
Oct 15 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through October 17 with permission of instructor.
   
Oct 17 Census date for Sub Term II; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT

All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Nov 20 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Sub Term II.
   
Nov 26-29 Thanksgiving Holidays.
   
Dec 2 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Sub Term II.
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FALL MINIMIESTER I 2014 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Aug 26 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Aug 27 First Class Day Sub Term I.
   
Aug 28 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through September 1 with permission of instructor.
   
Sep 1 Census date for Minimester I; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
   
Sep 2 All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from courses(s) for non-payment.
   
Sep 24 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Minimester I.
   
Sep 25 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Minimester I.
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FALL MINIMIESTER II 2014 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Sep 29 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Sep 30 First Class Day Minimester II.
   
Oct 1 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through October 3 with permission of instructor.
   
Oct 3 Census date for Minimester II; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT

All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Oct 23 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Minimester II.
   
Oct 30 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Minimester II.
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FALL MINIMIESTER III 2014 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Oct 30 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Oct 31 First Class Day Minimester III.
   
Nov 3 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through November 5 with permission of instructor.
   
Nov 5 Census date for Minimester III classes; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT

All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Nov 20 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Minimester III.
   
Nov 26 - 29 Thanksgiving Holidays.
   
Dec 2 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Minimester III.
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WINTERMESTER 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
Jan 5 First Class Day. Last day classes may be added or dropped for Wintermester. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Jan 17 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Wintermester.
   
Jan 19 Grades due, midnight.
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SPRING 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Jan 15 - 16 International Student Orientation. For more information, call the Office of International Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jan 16 On-campus residences open for the semester. International Student Orientation continues. The Dustdevil Transition – Orientation for Freshman and Transfer students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jan 19 Martin Luther King Holiday; University closed.
   
Jan 20 Spring Faculty Staff Assembly. ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Jan 21 First Class Day.
   
Jan 27 Final Late Registration day; course changes continue through February 5 with permission of instructor.
   
Feb 5 Twelfth Class Day; last day courses may be dropped without record. May 2014 graduation application and payment deadline.
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
   
Feb 17 Twentieth Class Day. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Feb 27 May 2015 graduation application and payment deadline.
   
Mar 6 Mid Semester.
   
Mar 9-14 Spring Break; no classes.
   
Mar 22 Mid-term Grades due.
   
Mar 310
Registration opens for Maymester, Summer and Fall 2015. Orientation dates for all entering students to be announced.
   
Apr 3 - 4 Easter Holiday; no classes; University open.
   
Apr 16 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University.
   
Apr 3 - 4 Easter Holiday; no classes; University open.
   
Apr 20-25 Faculty Evaluations.
   
May 5 Last Class Day.
   
May 6 Reading Day. No classes. No exams
   
May 7 - 13 Final Examination period.
   
May 13 On-campus residences close for the semester at 8 p.m.
   
May 14 - 15 Honor Cord/Hooding Ceremonies. See http://www.tamiu.edu/commencement/ for more information.
   
May 16 Commencement; end of Spring 2014 semester.
   
May 17 Grades due, midnight.
   
May 29 Diploma and transcripts available for May graduates
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SPRING FLEX ENTRY 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Jan 23 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Jan 26 First Class Day Flex Entry Term.
   
Jan 29 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through February 5 with permission of instructor.
   
Feb 5 Census date for Flex Entry Term; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
   
Feb 17  All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from courses(s) for non-payment.
   
Mar 9 - 14 Spring Break; no classes. 
   
Mar 22 Mid-term Grades due.
   
Mar 30 Registration opens for Maymester, Summer and Fall 2015.  Orientation dates for all entering students to be announced.
   
Ap 2 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Flex Entry term.
   
Apr 24 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Flex Entry.
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SPRING SUB TERM I 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
 
Jan 29 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Jan 30 First Class Day Sub Term I.
   
Feb 3 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through February 5 with permission of instructor.
   
Feb 5 Census date for Sub-Term I; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT
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Feb 17 All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from courses(s) for non-payment.
   
Mar 9 -14 Monday.  Spring Break; no classes.
   
Mar 11 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Sub Term I.
   
Mar 20 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Sub Term I.
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SPRING SUB TERM II 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
 
Mar 20 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Mar 23 First Class Day Sub Term II.
   
Mar 25 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through March 27 with permission of instructor.
   
Mar 27 Census date for Sub Term II. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Apr 30 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Sub Term II.
   
May 8  
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SPRING MINIMESTER I 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Jan 30 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Feb 2 First Class Day Minimester I.
   
Feb 3 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through February 5 with permission of instructor.
   
Feb 5 Census date for Minimester I; last day courses may be dropped without record.  NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
   
Feb 17 All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from courses(s) for non-payment.
   
Mar 6 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Minimester I.
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SPRING MINIMESTER II 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Mar 6 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Mar 9 First Class Day Minimester II.
   
Mar 10 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through March 12 with permission of instructor.
   
Mar 12 Census date for Minimester II. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Apr 2 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Minimester II.
   
Apr 10 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Minimester II.
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SPRING MINIMESTER III 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Apr 10 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date. 
   
Apr 13 First Class Day Minimester III.
   
Apr 14 Final Late Registration Day; course changes continue through April 16 with permission of instructor.
   
Apr 16 Census date for Minimester III classes. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
May 7 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from Minimester III.
   
May 15 Last Class Day and Final Exams for Minimester III.
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MAYMESTER 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
 
May 15 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE FOR MAYMESTER. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date.
 
May 18 First Class Day. Census Day for Maymester.  Last day classes may be added or dropped for Maymester. All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
 
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday. No classes.
 
June 5 Last Class Day and Final Exams.
   
Jun 7 Grades due, midnight.
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SUMMER SESSION I 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

   
June 5 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE for SSI. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date.
   
Jun 8 First Class Day.
   
Jun 9 Final Late Registration Day.
   
Jun 11

Fourth Class Day; last day courses may be dropped without record.
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
Parent and Family Orientation Session I. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.

   
Jun 11 - 12 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session I. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 12 All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Jun 23 Mid Semester for SSI.
   
Jun 25 Parent and Family Orientation Session II. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 25 - 26 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session II. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 26 Fifteenth Class Day. Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session II continues.
   
Jul 2 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University.
   
Jul 9 Last Class Day.
   
Jul 10

Final Examinations. Exams are administered at scheduled class meeting times.  End of Summer Session I, 2015.
The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.

   
Jul 12 Grades due, midnight.
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SUMMER II 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
   
Jul 10 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE FOR SSII. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date.
   
Jul 13 First Class Day.
   
Jul 14 Final Late Registration Day.
   
Jul 16

Fourth Class Day; last day courses may be dropped without record. 
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
Parent and Family Orientation Session III. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.

   
Jul 16 - 17 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session III. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 17 All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Jul 23 Summer 2015 graduation application and payment deadline.
   
Jul 28 Mid Semester for SSII.
   
Jul 30 Parent and Family Orientation Session IV. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 30 - 31 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session IV. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 31 Fifteenth Class Day.
   
Aug 6 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University.
   
Aug 10 Parent and Family Orientation Session V. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 10 - 11 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session V. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 12 Last Class Day.
   
Aug 13 Final Examinations. Exams administered at scheduled class meeting times.  End of Summer Session II, 2015.
   
Aug 14 The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 16 Grades due midnight.
   
Aug 20 - 21 International Student Orientation. For more information, call the Office of International Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 21 International Student Orientation continues. The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer and Non-Traditional Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 28 Diploma and transcripts available for summer degree completers.
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SUMMER III 2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR
LONG SESSION
   
Jun 5 ALL TUITION AND FEES DUE FOR SSIII. A $50 Late Fee will be assessed to students registering and/or paying after this date.
   
Jun 8 First Class Day.
   
Jun 11

Fourth Class Day; last day courses may be dropped without record.
August 2015 graduation application and payment deadline (no ceremony).
NO REGISTRATION BEYOND THIS POINT.
Parent and Family Orientation Session I. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.

   
Jun 11 - 12 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session I. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 12 All tuition and fees MUST be paid in full to avoid being dropped from course(s) for non-payment.
   
Jun 25 Parent and Family Orientation Session II. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 25 - 26 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session II. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jun 26 Fifteenth Class Day. New Student Orientation: Dusty Days Session II continues
   
Jul 10 The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer Student. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 15 Mid Semester for SSIII.
   
Jul 16 Parent and Family Orientation Session III. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 16 - 17 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session III. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 30 Parent and Family Orientation Session IV. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Jul 30 - 31 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session IV. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 6 Last day to drop a course or withdraw from the University.
   
Aug 10 Parent and Family Orientation Session V. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 10 - 11 Freshman Orientation: Dusty Camp Session V. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 12 Last Class Day.
   
Aug 13 Final Examinations. Exams are administered at scheduled class meeting times.  End of Summer Session III, 2015.
   
Aug 14 The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 16 Grades due midnight.
   
Aug 20 - 21 International Student Orientation. For more information, call the Office of International Engagement at 326-2280.
   
Aug 21 The Dustdevil Transition - Orientation for Transfer and Non-Traditional Students. For more information, call the Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement at 326-2282.
   
Aug 28 Diploma and transcript available for summer degree completers.
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