Academic Calendar 2010-2011

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences; The Pratt School of Engineering; The Nicholas School of the Environment; The Graduate School; The School of Nursing; The Sanford School of Public Policy

Consult the calendars of the other schools for additional information.

SUMMER 2010
February 22 Monday. Registration begins for all Summer sessions
May 19 Wednesday. Term I classes begin. The Monday class schedule is in effect on this day. Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, May 20; Drop/Add continues
May 20 Thursday. Regular class meeting schedule begins
May 21 Friday. Drop/Add for Term I ends
May 31 Monday. Memorial Day holiday. No classes are held
June 16 Wednesday. Last day to withdraw W from Term I classes
June 28 Monday. Term I classes end
June 29 Tuesday. Reading period
June 30 Wednesday. Term I final examinations begin
July 1 Thursday. Term I final examinations end
July 5 Monday. Independence Day holiday observed. No classes are held.
July 6 Tuesday. Term II classes begin
July 8 Thursday. Drop/Add for Term II ends
August 2 Monday. Last day to withdraw W from Term II classes
August 12 Thursday. Term II classes end
August 13 Friday. Reading period (Until 7:00 p.m.)
August 13 Friday. Term II final examinations begin, 7:00 p.m.
August 15 Sunday. Term II final examinations end
 
FALL 2010
August 24 Tuesday. New graduate student orientation
August 24 Tuesday. New undergraduate student orientation begins
August 25 Wednesday. 11:00 a.m. Convocation for new undergraduate students; 4:00 p.m. Convocation for graduate and professional school students
August 30 Monday. 8:30 a.m. Fall Semester classes begin; Drop/Add continues
September 6 Monday. Labor Day. Classes in session
September 10 Friday. Drop/Add ends
September 30 Thursday. 4:00 p.m. Founder's Convocation
October 3 Sunday. Founder's Day
October 8 Friday. Last day for reporting midsemester grades
October 8 Friday. 7:00 p.m. Fall break begins
October 13 Wednesday. 8:30 a.m. Classes resume
November 3 Wednesday. Registration begins for Spring Semester, 2011
November 12 Friday. Last day to withdraw with W from Fall 2010 classes
November 17 Wednesday. Registration ends for Spring Semester, 2011
November 18 Thursday. Drop/Add begins for Spring 2011
November 23 Tuesday. 10:30 p.m. Thanksgiving recess begins
November 29 Monday. 8:30 a.m. Classes resume
December 3 Friday. Graduate classes end
December 4 - 13 Saturday-Monday. Graduate reading period; length of the 200-level course reading period is determined by the professor
December 10 Friday. Undergraduate classes end
December 11 - 13 Saturday-Monday. Undergraduate reading period
December 14 Tuesday. Final examinations begin (9:00 a.m.)
December 19 Sunday. 10:00 p.m. Final examinations end
 
SPRING 2011
January 9 - 11 Sunday - Tuesday. Undergraduate Winter Forum
January 12 Wednesday. 8:30 a.m. Spring Semester begins: The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day; Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, January 13; Classes meeting in a Wednesday/Friday meeting pattern begin January 14; Drop/Add continues
January 13 Thursday. Regular class meeting schedule begins
January 17 Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday: classes are rescheduled on Wednesday, January 12
January 26 Wednesday. Drop/Add ends
February 21 Monday. Registration begins for Summer 2011
February 25 Friday. Last day for reporting midsemester grades
March 4 Friday. 7:00 p.m. Spring recess begins
March 14 Monday. 8:30 a.m. Classes resume
March 30 Wednesday. Last day to withdraw with W from Spring 2011 classes
April 6 Wednesday. Registration begins for Fall Semester 2011; Summer 2011 registration continues
April 15 Friday. Registration ends for Fall Semester 2011; Summer 2011 registration continues
April 16 Saturday. Drop/Add begins
April 20 Wednesday. Graduate classes end
April 21 - May 1 Thursday-Sunday. Graduate reading period; length of the 200-level course reading period is determined by the professor
April 27 Wednesday. Undergraduate classes end
April 28 - May 1 Thursday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading period
May 2 Monday. Final examinations begin
May 4 Wednesday. Undergraduate reading period (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
May 7 Saturday. 10:00 p.m. Final examinations end
May 13 Friday. Commencement begins
May 15 Sunday. Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees

Approved February 23, 2009
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina  27708

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