Academic Calendar 2004-2005

Trinity College of Arts & Sciences; The Pratt School of Engineering; The Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences; The Graduate School; The Graduate Nursing Program
Consult the calendars of the other schools for additional information.
March 24 Wednesday. Registration begins for all Summer sessions
May 13 Thursday. Term I classes begin
May 17 Monday. Drop/Add for Term I ends
May 31 Monday. Memorial Day. Classes in session
June 9 Wednesday. Last day to withdraw WP or WF from Term I classes
June 21 Monday. Term I classes end
June 22 Tuesday. Reading period
June 23 Wednesday. Term I final examinations begin
June 24 Thursday. Term I final examinations end
June 28 Monday. Term II classes begin
June 30 Wednesday. Drop/Add for Term II ends
July 23 Friday. Last day to withdraw WP or WF from Term II classes
August 4 Wednesday. Term II classes end
August 5 Thursday. Reading period
August 6 Friday. Term II final examinations begin
August 7 Saturday. Term II final examinations end.


FALL 2004
August 17 Tuesday. New graduate student orientation
August 18 Wednesday. New undergraduate student orientation begins; assemblies for students entering Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and The School of Engineering
August 19 Thursday 11:00 AM Convocation for new undergraduate students; 4:00 PM Convocation for graduate and professional school students
August 23 Monday. 8:00 AM Fall Semester classes begin; Drop/Add continues
September 3 Friday. 5:00 PM, Drop/Add ends
September 6 Monday. Labor Day. Classes in session.
October 3 Sunday. Founders' Day
October 8 Friday. Last day for reporting mid semester grades
October 8 Friday. 7:00 PM Fall break begins
October 13 Wednesday. 8:00 AM Classes resume
October 22 - 24 Friday-Sunday. Parents' and Family Weekend
October 27 Wednesday. Registration begins for Spring Semester, 2005
November 19 Friday. Registration ends for Spring Semester, 2005
November 20 Saturday. Drop/Add begins
November 24 Wednesday. 12:40 PM Graduate classes end
November 24 Thanksgiving break begins at the end of period 3
November 29 Monday. 8:00 AM Undergraduate classes resume
November 29 - December 5 Monday-Sunday. Graduate reading period; length of the 200-level course reading period is determined by the professor
December 2 Thursday. Undergraduate classes end
December 3 - 5 Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading period
December 6 Monday. Final examinations begin
December 8 Wednesday. Undergraduate reading period (9:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
December 11 Saturday. 10:00 PM Final examinations end


January 12 Wednesday. 8:00 AM Spring Semester begins: ALL classes normally meeting on Mondays meet on this Wednesday only; Wednesday/Friday classes begin Friday, January 14; Wednesday ONLY classes begin Wednesday, January 19; Drop/Add continues
January 17 Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday: classes are rescheduled on Wednesday, January 12
January 26 Wednesday. 5:00 PM, Drop/Add ends
February 25 Friday. Last day for reporting midsemester grades
February 28 Monday. Registration begins for Summer 2005
March 11 Friday. 7:00 PM Spring recess begins
March 21 Monday. 8:00 AM Classes resume
April 6 Wednesday. Registration begins for Fall Semester 2005
April 15 Friday. Registration ends for Fall Semester 2005; Summer 2005 registration continues
April 16 Saturday. Drop/Add begins
April 22 Friday. Graduate classes end
April 23 - May 1 Saturday-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 - 7:00 PM)
May 7 Saturday. 10:00 PM Final examinations end
May 13 Friday. Commencement begins
May 15 Sunday. Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees

December 2, 2004 (Revised)
University Schedule Committee
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina 27708

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