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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

2023-2024 University Academic Calendar



Fall Semester 2023

Deadlines are at the close of business unless otherwise noted.

Date

Day

Major Activities

July 31

Monday

Last day to apply for Readmission for Fall (www.cfnc.org portal closes)

Last day to submit an appeal for academic suspension or academic dismissal

August 2

Wednesday

Registration resumes

August 16 - 29

Wednesday through Tuesday

Late registration - $50.00 Late Fee

August 18

Friday

Faculty/ Staff Institute - Faculty Report

August 19 - 20

Saturday

Residence Halls (open 9:00 am - 3:00 pm) for New Students (Assigned move-in dates
and times)

August 21

Monday

Residence Halls open (9:00 am - 3:00 pm) for Continuing Students

August 23

Wednesday

Classes Begin

August 29

Tuesday

Last day to add courses (including tuition waivers).

Last day to switch course sections

Last day to drop a course and receive financial credit

September 4

Monday

University Holiday (Labor Day)

September 5

Tuesday

Last day to receive Book Allowance

October 4

Wednesday

Last day to remove Incomplete(s) assigned Spring or Summer

October 2-6

Monday through Friday

Final Comprehensive Exam Week (Graduate Students)

October 9

Monday

Spring 2024 Advisement Period begins 

Readmission Application Opens

October 9 and 10

Monday & Tuesday

Fall Break

October 13

Friday

Undergraduate Mid-Term Grades due (11:59 pm)

October 20

Friday

Last day to Defend Thesis/Dissertation

October 23

Monday

Last Day To Withdraw from a Course without a Grade Evaluation

Defended and Approved Thesis/Dissertation due in Graduate School Office

October 30 - November 27

Monday through Monday

Application Period for May Graduation

October 30 - November 6

Monday through Monday Priority Registration for Spring 2024

November 1

Wednesday

Last day to withdraw from the university without a Grade Evaluation

November 2

Thursday

Fall Convocation (Classes suspended 10:00 am - 12:00 noon)

November 4

Saturday

Homecoming

November 6 - December 21

 

General Registration for All Students for Spring 2024

November 9

 Thursday

Wellness Day (Classes Suspended)*

November 20

Monday

Last day to submit approved Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School Office

November 22-24

Wednesday through Friday

University Holiday (Thanksgiving)

December 7

Thursday

Last Day of Classes

December 8

Friday

Reading Day

December 11-14

Monday through Thursday

Final Examinations

December 15

Friday

Waste Management, Global Studies Certificate Awards Program, and ROTC Officer

Graduate College Commencement Ceremony

Residence Halls Close for Non-graduating Students at 7:00 pm

December 16

Saturday

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

December 17

Sunday

Residence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors at 10:00 am

December 18

Monday

Final Grades Dues (11:59 pm)

*The academic calendar dates are subject to change at the discretion and review of the university.
**The homecoming date is tentative.

 

Spring Semester 2024

Deadlines are at the close of business unless otherwise noted.

Date

Day

Major Activities

December 13

Wednesday

Last day to apply for Readmission for Spring (www.cfnc.org portal closes)

January 2 - 22 Tuesday through Monday

Spring 2024 Registration resumes

Late Registration fee begins ($50.00)

January 10

Wednesday

Faculty Report

January 11 Thursday

Last day to submit an appeal for academic suspension or dismissal

January 11

Thursday

New Students move into Residence Hall (9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

January 13

Saturday

Continuing Students move into Residence Halls (12:00 Noon - 4:00 pm)

January 15

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Day (No classes; University offices closed)

January 16

Tuesday

Classes begin

January 22

Monday

Last day to add courses (including tuition waivers).

Last day to switch course sections

Last day to drop a course and receive financial credit

Last day to receive a book allowance

January 29

Monday

Ronald E. McNair Memorial Day

February 1

Thursday

February One Celebration

February 19

Monday

Last Day to remove Incomplete(s) assigned Fall

February 26-March 1       

Monday through Friday

Final Comprehensive Exam Week (Graduate students)

March 2

Saturday

Residence Halls close at 1:00 pm on Saturday

March 4-8

Monday through Friday

Spring Break

March 10

Sunday

Residence Halls Re-Open at 9:00 am on Sunday

March 11

Monday

Advisement period begins for the Fall

March 14

Thursday

Mid-term grades due (11:59 p.m.)

March 22

Friday

Last Day to Defend Thesis/Dissertation

March 25

Monday  

Defended and Approved Thesis/Dissertation Due in Graduate School Office 

Last Day to Withdraw from a course without a Grade Evaluation 

March 29

Friday

University Holiday 

April 1-23

 

Registration Period for Fall/Summer

April 1-23

 

Application period for December Graduation

April 4

Thursday

Last Day to Withdraw from the University without a Grade evaluation

April 8

Monday

Wellness Day

April 10

Wednesday

Honor’s Convocation (Classes are suspended from 10:00- 12:00 noon) 

April 15

Monday

Last day to submit approved thesis/dissertation to Graduate School Office  

May 2

Thursday

Last day of Classes 

May 3

Friday

Reading Day 

May 6-9

Monday through Thursday   

Final Examinations 

May 10

Friday

Graduate Student Commencement 

Waste Management Certificate Awards Program

May 11

Saturday

Undergraduate Student Commencement                                                                                                                         

Residence Halls Close for Non-graduating Students at 12:00  Noon                                                                                           

Residence Halls Close For Graduating Seniors at 5:00 p.m. 

May 13

Monday

Final Grades due (11:59 p.m.)  

*The academic calendar dates are subject to change at the discretion and review of the university.
(Revised March 17, 2023)