Academic Calendar Fall 2012
|Deadlines By Session - Fall 2012|
|Session||Fee Payment Deadline||Start Date||Last Date to Add Without Permission Number||Drop Fee Begins||Last Date For Refund & Last Date to Register/Add or Drop w/o a "W"***||Last Date To Drop With a W Or Completely Withdraw||Last Day of Classes||Grades Due|
|Regular*||Aug 23||Aug 27||Aug 31||Sept 4||Sept 10||Oct 5||Dec14*||Dec 31|
|1st 5 wk||Aug 23||Aug 27||Aug 28||Aug 31||Aug 29||Sept 7||Sept 28||Oct 2|
|2nd 5 wk||Aug 23||Oct 1||Oct 2||Oct 5||Oct 3||Oct 12||Nov 2||Nov 6|
|3rd 5 wk||Aug 23||Nov 5||Nov 6||Nov 9||Nov 7||Nov 16||Dec 14||Dec 31|
|1st 8 wk||Aug 23||Aug 27||Aug 29||Sept 1||Aug 31||Sept 17||Oct 19||Oct 23|
|2nd 8 wk**||Aug 23||Oct 22||Oct 24||Oct 27||Oct 26||Nov 12||Dec 14**||Dec 31|
|1st 10 wk||Aug 23||Aug 27||Aug 29||Sept 1||Sept 5||Sept 21||Nov 2||Nov 6|
|2nd 10 wk||Aug 23||Oct 1||Oct 3||Oct 6||Oct 9||Oct 26||Dec 14||Dec 31|
|Aug 23||Aug 27||Aug 30||Sept 2||Sept 6||Sept 27||Nov 16||Nov 27|
*The final exams for this session are December 17-20. See Final Examination Schedule listed on BroncoWeb for exact dates and times.
**This session is eight calendar weeks long with seven weeks of in class instruction due to the Thanksgiving Week Break.
***Last date to add with permission number, last date to drop or completely withdraw without a W and receive a refund (less a $40.00 Processing Fee), last date to change from Credit-to-Audit or Audit-to-Credit.
|For Registration Information see the Fall Schedule of Classes|
|February||15, Wed||Free Application for 2012-2013 Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) priority filing deadline for new and transfer students. Students who will begin enrollment at BSU during the Fall 2012 semester should transmit the FAFSA, including any required signature pages, by February 15, 2012. New and transfer students who meet this deadline will automatically be considered for most need-based scholarships and tuition waivers and will receive priority consideration for certain grant, loan, and work-study programs.|
|15, Wed||Scholarship deadlines: Last day to have all admission materials received in the Admissions Office for new and transfer students who want to be considered for scholarships for the 2012-2013 year. Last day for the “BSU Supplemental Scholarship Application” to be received in the Financial Aid Office to be considered for special 2012-2013 merit and need-based scholarships. Last day for the “Brown Scholarship” application to be received in the Honors College. The Boise State Financial Aid website contains a listing of departments that require a separate scholarship application.|
|March||15, Thurs||Free Application for 2012-2013 Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) priority filing deadline for continuing students. Deadline for submitting Supplemental Scholarship Application. Students attending BSU Spring 2013 and who plan to continue attendance during the 2012-2013 academic year should transmit the FAFSA or renewal FAFSA, including any required signature pages, by March 15, 2012. Students who meet this deadline will receive priority consideration for certain scholarship, grant, loan, and work-study programs.|
|April||2, Monday||Registration for continuing students begins for Fall 2012 (by appointment).||May||15, Tuesday||Last day for undergraduate, degree-seeking applicants for fall semester to have all admission materials received by the Admissions Office. Students who miss this deadline will be considered for nondegree-seeking (part-time, 7 or less credits) status only and are ineligible for financial aid.|
Priority deadline for international student application materials to be received for fall semester consideration.
Last day to submit financial aid documents to maintain 2012-2013 priority aid.
|29, Friday||Last day for graduate, degree-seeking applicants for fall semester to have all admission materials received by Graduate Admission and Degree Services. Applications received after this date might not be processed in time to admit students to degree programs.|
First day students can begin working using 2012-2013 work-study awards.
|August||20, Monday||University, College, and Department Activities for Faculty begin this week.|
|24, Friday||Residence Halls open at 8 a.m. (in one-and-a-half hour shifts).|
|27, Monday||Classes begin. Academic advising is available throughout the semester.|
|31, Friday||Weekend University classes begin.|
|31, Friday||Last day for faculty initiated drops for nonattendance during the first week of the semester to be turned in to the Registrar’s Office.|
|31, Friday||Last day to apply for graduation, using BroncoWeb, for graduate and undergraduate degrees and certificates to be awarded in December.|
|September||3, Monday||Labor Day Holiday (no classes - University offices closed).|
|10, Monday||Last day to waive Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) using BroncoWeb.|
|10, Monday||Pell Grant eligibility determined by number of credits registeredon this date.|
|10, Monday||Last day to add graduate dissertation, thesis or project credit.|
|10, Monday||Last day to submit Idaho Residency Determination Worksheet with documentation to Registrar’s Office to declare Idaho residency for Fall 2012 consideration.|
|October||5, Friday||Last day to add undergraduate internship or independent study.|
|5, Friday||Last day to add graduate assessment, internship, independent study, directed research, practicum, readings and conference.|
|8, Monday||Last day to submit Application for Admission to Candidacy form to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be awarded in May.|
|8, Monday||Columbus Day Observed (classes in session and University offices open).|
|19, Friday||Recommended last day for final oral dissertaion, thesis, or project defense for December graduation.|
|November||9, Friday||Last day to submit review copies of dissertation or thesis with Final Reading Approval signed by supervisory committee chair to Graduate Dean’s Office for December graduation.|
|12, Monday||Veterans Day observed (classes in session and University offices open).|
|17, Saturday||Residence Halls close (12 noon).|
|24, Saturday||Residence Halls re-open (12 noon).|
|19-25, Mon-Sun||Thanksgiving Holiday - no classes (University offices closed November 22-23).|
|December||14, Friday||Classroom instruction ends.|
|14, Friday||Last day to submit final copies of dissertation or thesis to Graduate Dean’s Office for December graduation.|
|16, Sunday||Weekend University classes end.|
|17-20, Mon-Thur||Final semester examinations for the Regular session. (Exam schedule listed on BroncoWeb.)|
|21, Friday||Residence halls close at Noon.|
|24-28 ,Mon-Fri||University offices closed.|
|31, Monday||Grade reports due on BroncoWeb.|
|31, Monday||Last day to submit Report of Culminating Activity form (if needed) to Graduate Admission and Degree Services for graduate degrees to be
awarded in December.
|January||1, Tuesday||New Year's Day (University offices closed).|