Registrar’s Notes – August 4, 2014

December Graduation Application Deadline

The deadline for students to apply for December 2014 graduation has been extended to September 19. The extension is to allow students who are away from campus over the summer time to meet with an advisor and submit their paperwork to the Registrar’s Office when they return in the fall.

FERPA and Former Students

According to FERPA, students who have ceased attendance of have graduated have the same FERPA rights as students currently enrolled. Those rights include the right to (1) inspect their educational records, (2) have a hearing to amend an education record, and (3) have their education record privacy protected by the institution.

One Stop

The Fall 2014 One Stop Center will begin in a few weeks in the West Ballroom of the Bernhard Center. The dates and times are as follows:

Departmental Set Up

August 22 1 – 5

One Stop Hours

August 25 -29 9 - 5

September 2-4 9 - 6

September 5 9 - noon

Degree Works—General Education Tip

When a distribution area of General Education is complete, but the overall requirements of General Education are not complete, you will see “Still Needed” in red in the body of the General Education Distribution Areas block. This indicates the student still needs either more credits to meet the 37 credit hour requirement or the student needs another 3000 level or above course.

Upcoming Dates:

  • Friday, August 15—Summer II session ends

  • Tuesday, August 19—Final grades due at noon

  • Monday, August 25 to Friday, September 5—One Stop

  • Tuesday, August 26 to Friday, August 29—Fall Welcome

  • Monday, September 1—Labor Day recess

  • Tuesday, September 2—Fall classes begin

  • Monday, September 8—Last day to drop/add

  • Tuesday, September 9—Census

  • Wednesday, September 10--$100 late fee begins

  • Thursday, September 11—Last day to receive a 90% refund for complete withdraw

  • Monday, September 15—Last day to receive a 50% refund for a partial withdraw

  • Friday, September 26—Last day to receive a 50% refund for a complete withdraw

  • Sunday, September 28—First work grades due

  • Wednesday, October 22—Last day to receive a 25% refund for a complete withdraw

  • Sunday, October 26—Midterm grades due

  • Monday, November 3—Last day to withdraw

  • Wednesday, November 26—Thanksgiving recess starts at noon

  • Monday, December 1—Classes resume

  • Tuesday, Dec. 16—Final grades due at noon