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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

The University Calendar is also posted at www.liberty.edu/registrar.

FIRST SEMESTER

August 4, Monday

  • Faculty Return

August 6 – 12 Wednesday-Tuesday

  • Faculty Orientation

August 14, Thursday

  • Residence Halls open for new students (staggered arrival; new students will be emailed with specific timeframe that applies)
  • Dining Halls open at 12 PM for new students
  • Enrollment Assistance for new and transfer undergraduate students
  • Graduate Check-in: Required for all new, transfer and former graduate students 

August 15, Friday

  • Residence Halls open for returning students at 1 PM
  • Dining Hall opens at 12 PM for returning students
  • New Student Seminar- Required for all new, transfer, and former undergraduate students.

August 18, Monday

  • Classes begin, 7:40 AM

August 18 – 22, Monday – Friday

  • Add/Drop Week

August 22, Friday

  • Last day to add or drop a class until 4 PM

October 9 – 10, Thursday – Friday

  • Fall Break

November 15, Saturday

  • Retention Priority Program (current UG residential students): Current UG resident students who register for classes by Nov 15th will be entered in a drawing to win a $1,750 scholarship

November 21, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw from a UG class with a "W"
  • Thanksgiving vacation begins after last class
  • Dining Hall closes after dinner

November 24 – 28, Monday – Friday

  • Thanksgiving vacation

December 1, Monday

  • Retention Priority Program (current UG residential students): Current UG resident students who reconcile (complete financial check-in) for spring 2015 by Dec 1st will be entered into a drawing to win a $2,000 scholarship

December 3, Wednesday

  • Last day of classes
  • Last day to withdraw from a Graduate class with a "W"

December 4, Thursday

  • Reading Day

December 5 – 12, Friday - Friday

  • Final Examinations

December 12, Friday

  • Final Exam Make-up Day
  • Fall semester ends
  • Residence Halls close at noon
  • Dining Hall closes after dinner

December 19, Friday

  • Final grades due

WINTER INTERSESSION

  • December 29 – January 9

SECOND SEMESTER

January 5, Monday

  • Faculty Return

January 8, Thursday

  • Residence Halls open for new students
  • Dining Halls open at 12 PM for new students
  • Enrollment Assistance for new and transfer undergraduate students
  • Graduate Check-in: Required for all new, transfer and former graduate students

January 9, Friday

  • Residence Halls open for returning students at 1 PM
  • Dining Hall opens at 12 PM for returning students
  • New Student Seminar- Required for all new, transfer, and former undergraduate students.

January 8 – 9, Thursday – Friday

  • New Student Seminar – Required for all new, transfer and former undergraduate students

January 12, Monday

  • Classes begin, 7:40 AM

January 12 – 16, Monday – Friday

  • Add/Drop Week

January 16, Friday

  • Last day to add or drop a class until 4 PM

January 31, Saturday

  • Priority Program (new UG residential students): Submit your application. Apply online, or by phone at (800) 543-5317. Mon-Fri 8AM-9PM and Sat 10 AM -6 PM (EST) $40 application fee.  Completing this step enters you into a $5,000 tuition scholarship drawing

February 28, Saturday

  • Priority Program (new UG residential students): Submit $250 Confirmation Deposit and become accepted. Once we have your high school (and/or college) transcripts, SAT/ACT test scores and personal essay, an admissions decision will be made within two weeks! Completing this step enters you into a $10,000 scholarship drawing.

March 6, Friday

  • Spring Vacation begins after last class
  • Dining Hall closes after dinner

March 9 – 13, Monday – Friday

  • Spring Break

March 25, Wednesday

  • Annual Assessment Day

April 6, Monday

  • Easter Holiday – No Classes

April 10, Friday

  • Last day to withdraw from a UG class with a "W"

April 28, Tuesday

  • Last day of classes
  • Last day to withdraw from a Graduate class with a "W"

April 29, Wednesday

  • Reading Day


April 30, Thursday

  • Priority Program (new UG residential students): Complete Financial Check-In (FCI) through ASIST to secure your enrollment. Completing this step enter you into a one-year full tuition scholarship plus fees drawing.

April 30 – May 6, Thursday – Wednesday

  • Final Examinations

May 6, Wednesday

  • Residence Halls close at noon

May 8, Friday

  • Baccalaureate Service
  • Spring semester ends

May 9, Saturday

  • Commencement
  • Dining Hall closes after breakfast

May 15, Friday

  • Final grades due

May 20-22, Wednesday – Friday

  • Faculty Workdays

SUMMER SESSION

May 11 – August 21

  • Summer session 2015 classes in session


June 3, Wednesday

  • Priority Program deadline (new UG residential students): Register for classes. You will need to complete your Math and English Assessments in Blackboard before registering for classes.  Completing this step enters you into a one-year full tuition scholarship drawing


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