Santa Clara University

Graduate School of Engineering

Academic Calendar 2013-2014

FALL QUARTER 2012

August 12-16 Monday-Friday Fall registration period
August 17-September 8 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period-no charge if registered
September 2 Monday Labor Day; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
September 16 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
September 16 Monday Late registration; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
September 20 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in December 2013
September 21 Saturday Tuition and fee payment due
September 23 Monday Classes begin
September 25 Wednesday New Student Orientation
September 29 Sunday Last day to change registration or withdraw from classes with a 100 percent refund (Clear registration holds by 5 p.m., Friday)
October 6 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 50 percent refund
October 11 Friday Last day to submit incomplete work to faculty for spring and summer 2013
October 13 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 25 percent refund
October 18 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes and not receive a W grade (no tuition refund)
October 21-25 Monday-Friday Winter registration period
November 8 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a W grade
November 25-29 Monday-Friday Thanksgiving recess; academic holiday (Please check with instructor to verify that classes will not meet.)
November 28-29 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving recess; administrative holiday
December 6 Friday Classes end
December 9-13 Monday-Friday Fall quarter final examinations
December 13 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in March 2014
December 18 Wednesday Fall quarter grades due
December 21 Saturday Winter tuition and fee payment deadline
December 24-25 Tuesday-Wednesday Christmas recess; administrative holiday
December 31-January 1 Tuesday-Wednesday New Year’s recess; administrative holiday

WINTER QUARTER 2014

October 21-25 Monday-Friday Winter registration period
October 26-December 223 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period-no charge if registered
December 21 Saturday Tuition and fee payment due
December 23 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
December 23 Monday Late registration begins; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
January 6 Monday Classes begin
January 8 Wednesday New Student Orientation
January 12 Sunday Last day to change registration or withdraw from classes with a 100 percent refund (Clear registration holds by 5 p.m., Friday)
January 19 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 50 percent refund
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Day; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
January 24 Friday Last day to submit incomplete fall quarter 2013 work to faculty
January 26 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 25 percent refund
January 27- 31 Monday-Friday Spring registration period
January 31 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes and not receive a W grade (no tuition refund)
February 17 Monday Presidents’ Day; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
February 21 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a W grade
March 14 Friday Classes end
March 14 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in June 2014
March 17-21 Monday-Friday Winter quarter final examinations
March 21 Friday Spring tuition and fee payment deadline
March 26 Wednesday Winter quarter grades due

SPRING QUARTER 2014

January 27-31 Monday-Friday Spring registration period
February 1-March 23 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period-no charge if registered
March 21 Friday Tuition and fee payment due
March 24 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
March 24 Monday Late registration begins; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
March 31 Monday Classes begin
April 2 Wednesday New Student Orientation
April 6 Sunday Last day to change registration or withdraw from classes with a 100 percent refund (Clear registration holds by 5 p.m., Friday)
April 13 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 50 percent refund
April 15-19 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 18 Friday Last day to submit incomplete work to faculty for winter 2014
April 18 Friday Good Friday; administrative holiday. Consult instructor.
April 20 Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a 25 percent refund
April 25 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes and not receive a W grade (no tuition refund)
May 16 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes with a W grade
May 21 Wednesday Summer tuition and fee payment deadline
May 26 Monday Memorial Day; academic and administrative holiday
June 6 Friday Classes end
June 9-13 Monday-Friday Spring quarter final examinations
June 13 Friday Graduate Commencement
June 18 Wednesday Spring quarter grades due
June 20 Friday

Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in September 2014

SUMMER SESSIONS 2014

April 14-18 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 19-June 15 Saturday-Sunday Add/Drop period
June 16 Monday Late registration; $100 fee if no previous enrollment
June 16 Monday Drop/Swap begins; $50 per course
June 23 Monday Classes begin for Summer Sessions I and II
June 29 Sunday Last day to register for all three sessions
July 4 Friday Independence Day observed; academic and administrative holiday
July 25 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes for Session II only
July 25 Friday Classes end for Session II only
July 28,29 Monday, Tuesday Summer Session II final examinations
August 4 Monday Classes begin for Summer Session III
August 29 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes for Session I only
August 29 Friday Classes end for Session I only
September 1 Monday Labor Day observed; administrative holiday
September 1-5 Monday-Friday Summer Session I final examinations
September 5 Friday Last day to withdraw from classes for Session III only
September 5 Friday Classes end for Session III only
September 8-9 Monday, Tuesday Summer Session III final examinations
September 12 Friday Last day to petition for graduate degrees to be conferred in December 2014
October 3 Friday Last day to submit incomplete work to faculty for spring and summer 2014



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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