Revised spring academic calendar

The revised spring calendar is posted below. Please make a note of these important dates.

January 18 (Tuesday) – classes begin
January 28 (Friday) – last day to change from credit to audit or audit to credit (contact the Records Office)
January 30 (Sunday) – last day to register, add, or change sections
January 30 (Sunday) – last day to drop before a W is recorded
February 28 – March 4 (Monday – Friday) – faculty notify students of mid-term grades
March 13 (Sunday) – last day to drop classes
March 14 – 20 (Monday Sunday) - spring break
April 1 (Friday) – Fall Incompletes due
April 22 (Friday) – spring holiday
April 29 (Friday) – last day of classes for spring semester
April 30, 2011 – May 5, 2011 (Saturday, Monday-Thursday) – final examinations
May 7, 2011 (Saturday) – Commencement, 10:00 am
May 9, 2011 @ noon (Monday) – grades due to records office from faculty

View the entire spring academic calendar here.

Revised summer academic calendar

The new academic calendar reflects changes in our summer school schedule, which had previously been announced to faculty and are not associated with weather-related schedule changes. Working with the recommendation of a summer school task force, the Deans Council unanimously voted to overhaul the 2011 summer school schedule.

Reorganization of summer school is being implemented based on two principles:

1. Firm establishment of a student-centered focus to summer school programming

2. Creation of an incentive-based financial model that will respond to student enrollment demand and will also reward departments for growing summer school enrollments

Deans are now working with their respective department heads to modify accordingly specific course assignments for next summer. We will discontinue our current AM/PM schedule and implement the following schedule beginning in Summer 2011:

• Two consecutive six-week summer terms

o Summer 1- May 18-June 28

o Summer 2- June 29-August 9

• One 12 week summer term

o Summer 3- May 18- August 9

The summer school summary report can be found at: http://www.utc.edu/Administration/EfficiencyAndEffectivenessCommittee/SummerSchoolSubcommitteeReport.pdf.

Freshman Success Seminars rescheduled

Freshman Success Seminars have been rescheduled for  Tuesday, January 19 and Wednesday, January 20. They start at the top of the hour each hour from 9 a.m. with the last session starting at 5 p.m. in the Chattanooga Rooms of the University Center.

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