Catalog 2012-2013

Academic Calendar 2012 - 2013

* Please refer to the “Regular Hours of Operation” for Saturday and Sunday building hours. On holidays listed as “Offices Closed”, Building 36 will be open from 11am – 6pm. On holidays listed as “Closed”, all Institute buildings will be closed.

Fall Semester 2012

September 10 – December 15, 2012

Payment Deadline for returning students

August 15

Labor Day Holiday – Closed*

September 3

Orientation

September 6

First day of classes. Registration deadline for new students

September 10

Last day to add a class or elect audit or pass/fail option

September 21

Deadline for course exemption and credit-by-exam without financial penalty

September 21

Columbus Day Holiday – Offices Closed*

October 8

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade –

No refunds after this date.

October 12

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

October 26

Thanksgiving break – Closed*

(Classes end at 4:00 p.m. on Nov. 21 and resume on Nov. 26)

November 22 – 23

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester

December 7

Reading Days

December 8 – 10

Final Examinations

December 11 – 15

Deadline for completion of thesis requirements for January 2013 diploma

December 15

Winter Break – Closed*

To Be Determined

Spring Semester 2013

January 14 - April 27, 2013

Payment deadline for returning students

December 7

First day of classes; Registration deadline for new students

January 14

Martin Luther King Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

January 21

Last day to add a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

January 25

Deadline for course exemption and credit-by-exam without financial penalty

January 25

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade –

No refunds after this date.

February 15

Presidents’ Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

February 18

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

March 1

Spring break

March 11 – 15

Advisement/Registration period for Summer, Fall and Spring Semesters 2013 - 2014

March 18 – April 5

Last day of classes for Spring Semester

April 19

Reading Days

April 20 – 22

Final Examinations

April 23 – 27

Deadline for completion of thesis for May 2013 diploma

April 27

Commencement

May 9

Summer Semester 2013

May 20 – August 24, 2013

Payment deadline for returning students

April 30

First day of classes; Registration deadline for new students

May 20

Memorial Day Holiday – Offices Closed *

May 27

Last day to add a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

May 31

Deadline for course exemption and credit-by-exam without financial penalty

May 31

First day of classes for Science Pre-Requisites

June 4

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade –

No refunds after this date.

June 21

Independence Day Holiday – Closed*

July 4

Last day to drop a class with a withdrawal “W” grade

July 5

Last day of classes for Summer Session

August 16

Reading Days

August 17 – 19

Final Examinations

August 20 – 24

Deadline for completion of thesis for September 2013 diploma

August 24

DPT Entering Students

June 3 – August 9, 2013

First day of classes

June 3

Payment deadline

June 3

Last day to add or drop a class or elect audit or pass/fail options

June 7

Last day for 100% refund for students who drop a class or withdraw from the Institute

June 7

Last day to drop a class without a withdrawal “W” grade

June 14

Last Day of classes for entering DPT students

August 2

Please note: The refund schedule applies to those students who drop a class before the drop with a “W” grade deadline or who withdraw completely from the Institute.

Refund Schedule – Fall 2012

September 10 through September 16 – 100%

September 17 through September 23 – 80%

September 24 through September 30 – 60%

October 1 through October 7 – 40%

October 8 through October 14 – 20%

After October 14 – No refunds

Refund Schedule – Spring 2013

January 14 through January 20 – 100%

January 21 through January 27 – 80%

January 28 through February 3 – 60%

February 4 through February 10 – 40%

February 11 through February 17 – 20%

After February 17 – No refunds

Refund Schedule – Summer 2013

May 20 through May 26 – 100%

May 27 through June 2 – 80%

June 3 through June 9 – 60 %

June 10 through June 16 – 40%

June 17 through June 23 – 20%

After June 23 – No Refunds

Refund Schedule for Shortened Semester/Modules

Students will be allowed 100% refund through the 5th class day of the module.

As of the 6th class day no refunds will be made.