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Cur­rent Open Uni­ver­sity
Sig­nif­i­cant dates, hol­i­days and cam­pus clo­sures

SPRING 2013

DATE HOLIDAYS & CAMPUS CLOSURES
Dec. 25-Jan. 1: Win­ter Break: Cam­pus closed
Jan. 21: Mar­tin Luther King Jr. hol­i­day: Cam­pus closed
Jan. 22: Open Uni­ver­sity instruc­tion begins
Feb 4: Dead­line to ADD Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses with­out a late fee
Feb. 18: Dead­line to DROP Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and receive par­tial refund (65%)
Feb. 18: Dead­line to ADD Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses (with late fee)
Feb. 18: Dead­line to change an Open Uni­ver­sity course grade option to Audit
March 18–22: Spring Break (No Open Uni­ver­sity classes)
March 18: Dead­line to FILE to take an Open Uni­ver­sity course Credit/No Credit
April 1: Cesar Chavez Day: Cam­pus closed
April 9: Dead­line to DROP an Open Uni­ver­sity class with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (no refund)
May 13–17: Final Exams
May 18: Com­mence­ment

FALL 2012

DATE HOLIDAYS & CAMPUS CLOSURES
Aug. 20 Open Uni­ver­sity Instruc­tion begins
Aug. 31 Dead­line to ADD Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses
with­out a late fee
Sept. 3 Labor Day — Cam­pus closed
Sept. 17 Dead­line to DROP Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and receive par­tial refund (65%)
Sept. 17 Dead­line to ADD Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses (with late fee)
Sept. 17 Dead­line to change an Open Uni­ver­sity course grade option to Audit
Oct. 15 Dead­line to FILE to take an Open Uni­ver­sity course Credit/No Credit
Oct. 29 Dead­line to DROP an Open Uni­ver­sity class with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (no refund)
Nov. 12 Veteran’s Day — Cam­pus closed
Nov. 19–23 Thanks­giv­ing break (No Open Uni­ver­sity classes)
Nov. 22–23 Cam­pus closed
Dec. 10–14 Final Exam Week
Dec. 25-Jan. 1 Cam­pus closed

 

Cur­rent Dead­lines — Exten­sion Courses

SPRING 2013

Dead­line to: Open Uni­ver­sity, Over 60 and High School Con­cur­rent (Full semes­ter courses) Exten­sion, Spe­cial Ses­sion, OLLI and non-credit
DROP and receive full refund minus $10 Jan. 18 Prior to 1st class meeting
ADD with­out a late fee Feb. 4 Prior to 2nd class meeting
ADD with a $25 late fee Feb. 18 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and receive par­tial (65%) refund Feb. 18 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to change grade option to AUDIT Feb. 18 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to take a course credit/no credit March 18 Before 50% of course time has elapsed
DROP with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (no refund) April 9 Before 75% of course time has elapsed

FALL 2012

Dead­line to: Open Uni­ver­sity, Over 60 and High School Con­cur­rent (Full semes­ter courses) Exten­sion, Spe­cial Ses­sion, OLLI and non-credit
DROP and receive full refund minus $10 Aug. 19 Prior to 1st class meeting
ADD with­out a late fee Sept. 2 Prior to 2nd class meeting
ADD with a $25 late fee Sept. 19 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and receive par­tial (65%) refund Sept. 19 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to change grade option to AUDIT Sept. 19 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to take a course credit/no credit Oct. 17 Before 50% of course time has elapsed
DROP with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (no refund) Oct. 31 Before 75% of course time has elapsed

 

For Exten­sion, Open Uni­ver­sity and Spe­cial Ses­sion refund sched­ules, see DROP & REFUND POLICY.

 

Past Semes­ter : Open University

FALL 2012

DATE HOLIDAYS & CAMPUS CLOSURES
Aug. 20 Open Uni­ver­sity Instruc­tion begins
Aug. 31 Dead­line to ADD Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses
with­out a late fee
Sept. 3 Labor Day — Cam­pus closed
Sept. 17 Dead­line to DROP Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and receive par­tial refund (65%)
Sept. 17 Dead­line to ADD Open Uni­ver­sity full-semester courses (with late fee)
Sept. 17 Dead­line to change an Open Uni­ver­sity course grade option to Audit
Oct. 15 Dead­line to FILE to take an Open Uni­ver­sity course Credit/No Credit
Oct. 29 Dead­line to DROP an Open Uni­ver­sity class with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (no refund)
Nov. 12 Veteran’s Day — Cam­pus closed
Nov. 19–23 Thanks­giv­ing break (No Open Uni­ver­sity classes)
Nov. 22–23 Cam­pus closed
Dec. 10–14 Final Exam Week
Dec. 25-Jan. 1 Cam­pus closed

 

Past Semes­ter: Exten­sion Courses

FALL 2012

Dead­line to: Open Uni­ver­sity, Over 60 and High School Con­cur­rent (Full semes­ter courses) Exten­sion, Spe­cial Ses­sion, OLLI and non-credit
DROP and receive full refund minus $10 Aug. 19 Prior to 1st class meeting
ADD with­out a late fee Sept. 2 Prior to 2nd class meeting
ADD with a $25 late fee Sept. 19 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
DROP with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and receive par­tial (65%) refund Sept. 19 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to change grade option to AUDIT Sept. 19 Before 25% of course time has elapsed
File to take a course credit/no credit Oct. 17 Before 50% of course time has elapsed
DROP with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (no refund) Oct. 31 Before 75% of course time has elapsed

 

  • For Exten­sion, Open Uni­ver­sity and Spe­cial Ses­sion refund sched­ules, see DROP & REFUND POLICY.

Sum­mer Ses­sion
Sig­nif­i­cant dates, hol­i­days and cam­pus closures

SUMMER SESSION Full term 1st 5 weeks 2nd 5 weeks Var­ied ses­sion:  1 or more weeks 2– and 3-day
sessions
Instruc­tional dates May 21 — July 27 May 21 — June 22 June 25 — July 27 Varies Varies
Dead­line to ADD with­out a $25 late fee May 21 May 21 June 25 prior to 2ndclass meeting prior to 1st class meeting
Dead­line to DROP and receive par­tial refund June 1 June 1 July 6 Refer to refund sched­ule, page 3 prior to 1st class meeting
Dead­line to DROP with­out a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son and “W” grade recorded June 6 May 29 July 3 before 1/4 class has elapsed prior to 1st class meeting
Dead­line to ADD with a  late fee June 6 May 29 July 3 before 1/4 class has elapsed N/A
Dead­line to file for Credit/No Credit June 22 June 6 Jul 11 before 1/2 class has elapsed prior to 1st class meeting
Dead­line to DROP with a seri­ous and com­pelling rea­son (No refund) and a “W” grade recorded July 11 June 13 July 18 before 3/4 class has elapsed N/A