Santa Clara University

Graduate School of Engineering

Academic Calendar 2014-2015

FALL QUARTER 2014

August 11-15 Monday-Friday Fall registration period
August 16-September 14 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period-no charge if registered
September 1 Monday Labor Day; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
September 15 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
September 15 Monday Late registration; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
September 19 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in December 2014
September 21 Sunday Tuition and fee payment due
September 22 Monday Classes begin
September 24 Wednesday New Student Orientation
September 28 Sunday Last day to change registration or withdraw from classes with a 100 percent refund (Clear registration holds by 5 p.m., Friday)
October 5 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 50 percent refund
October 10 Friday Last day to submit incomplete work to faculty for spring and summer 2014
October 12 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 25 percent refund
October 17 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes and not receive a W grade (no tuition refund)
October 20-24 Monday-Friday Winter registration period
November 7 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a W grade
November 24-28 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving recess; academic holiday (Please check with instructor to verify that classes will not meet.)
November 27-28 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving recess; administrative holiday
December 5 Friday Classes end
December 8-12 Monday-Friday Fall quarter final examinations
December 12 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in March 2015
December 17 Wednesday Fall quarter grades due
December 21 Sunday Winter tuition and fee payment deadline
December 24-25 Wednesday-Thursday Christmas recess; administrative holiday
December 31-January 1 Wednesday-Thursday New Year’s recess; administrative holiday

WINTER QUARTER 2015

October 20-24 Monday-Friday Winter registration period
October 25-December 28 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period-no charge if registered
December 21 Sunrday Tuition and fee payment due
December 29 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
December 29 Monday Late registration begins; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
January 5 Monday Classes begin
January 7 Wednesday New Student Orientation
January 11 Sunday Last day to change registration or withdraw from classes with a 100 percent refund (Clear registration holds by 5 p.m., Friday)
January 18 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 50 percent refund
January 19 Monday Martin Luther King Day; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
January 23 Friday Last day to submit incomplete fall quarter 2014 work to faculty
January 25 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 25 percent refund
January 26- 30 Monday-Friday Spring registration period
January 30 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes and not receive a W grade (no tuition refund)
February 16 Monday Presidents’ Day; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
February 20 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a W grade
March 13 Friday Classes end
March 13 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in June 2015
March 16-20 Monday-Friday Winter quarter final examinations
March 21 Saturday Spring tuition and fee payment deadline
March 25 Wednesday Winter quarter grades due

SPRING QUARTER 2015

January 26-30 Monday-Friday Spring registration period
January 31-March 22 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period-no charge if registered
March 21 Saturday Tuition and fee payment due
March 23 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
March 23 Monday Late registration begins; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
March 30 Monday Classes begin
April 1 Wednesday New Student Orientation
April 3 Friday Good Friday; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
April 5 Sunday Last day to change registration or withdraw from classes with a 100 percent refund (Clear registration holds by 5 p.m., Friday)
April 12 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 50 percent refund
April 13-17 Monday-Friday Summer registration period for current students for all three sessions (Prospective students may still apply to Open University according to the deadlines listed on the Engineering Graduate Program Adimission page)
April 17 Friday Last day to submit incomplete work to faculty for winter 2015
April 19 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 25 percent refund
April 24 Friday Last day for faculty to remove Winter 2015 incompletes)
April 24 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes and not receive a W grade (no tuition refund)
May 15 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a W grade
May 21 Thursday Summer tuition and fee payment deadline
May 25 Monday Memorial Day; academic and administrative holiday
June 5 Friday Classes end
June 8-12 Monday-Friday Spring quarter final examinations
June 12 Friday Graduate Commencement
June 17 Wednesday Spring quarter grades due
June 19 Friday

Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in September 2015

SUMMER SESSIONS 2015

April 13-17 Monday-Friday Registration period for current students for all three sessions;(Prospective students may still apply to Open University according to the deadlines listed on the Engineering Graduate Program Adimission page)
April 18-June 14 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period
May 21 Thursday Summer tuition and fee payment deadline
June 15 Monday Late registration; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
June 15 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
June 22 Monday Classes begin for Summer Sessions I and II
June 28 Sunday Last day to register for all three sessions
July 3 Friday Independence Day observed; academic and administrative holiday
July 24 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes for Session II only
July 24 Friday Classes end for Session II only
July 27-28 Monday, Tuesday Summer Session II final examinations
August 3 Monday Classes begin for Summer Session III
August 28 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes for Session I only
August 29 Friday Classes end for Session I only
August 31-September 4 Monday-Friday Summer Session I final examinations
September 4 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes for Session III only
September 4 Friday Classes end for Session III only
September 7 Monday Labor Day observed; administrative holiday
September 7-8 Monday, Tuesday Summer Session III final examinations
September 11 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in December 2015
October 9 Friday Last day to submit incomplete work to faculty for spring and summer 2015

Summer Session Tuition Refund Policy
For 100 percent tuition refund: Students must drop their course(s) online via ecampus by the end of the day (no later than 11:59 p.m.) of the second class meeting.

For 50 percent tuition refund: Students must drop their course(s) online via ecampus by the end of the day (no later than 11:59 p.m.) of the third class meeting.

There will be no further refunds after the day of the third class meeting. All dates are inclusive.

Summer Weekend Courses Refund Policy
Any student who is enrolled in a weekend course that meets for the first time after the deadline to drop with 100 percent tuition refund will have until the Tuesday following the first meeting to drop that course with no penalty.

To avoid the financial penalty, the course must be dropped manually by the assistant director of Engineering Graduate Services either by e-mailing the request to lmarchewka@scu.edu or completing a drop form available in the Engineering Graduate Programs office. Failure to comply with this process will result in an irreversible forfeit of tuition.

All dates are inclusive.
Registration dates are subject to change.
Registration holds must be cleared with the appropriate office by 5 p.m. on Friday when an ecampus deadline to add or drop a class falls on a Sunday.

Weekend Courses Refund Policy
Any student who is enrolled in a weekend course that meets for the first time after the deadline to drop with 100 percent tuition refund will have until the Tuesday following the first meeting to drop that course with no penalty.

To avoid the financial penalty, the course must be dropped manually by the assistant director of Engineering Graduate Services either by e-mailing the request to lmarchewka@scu.edu or completing a drop form available in the Engineering Graduate Programs office. Failure to comply with this process will result in an irreversible forfeit of tuition.

For more information regarding Tuition Refund Policies, please see Financial Information.

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