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Academic Calendar

Please visit to view the academic calendar. Additional dates and deadlines are available in the "Semester Information" link on this page. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at ext. 1381.

Application for Graduation

The application deadline for May and August Graduation is Friday, January 2, 2015. Once received, these applications will be reviewed by the appropriate academic dean's office or graduate department. This process will require approximately 8 weeks after the due date for applications. For more information, please visit

Final Exams

Faculty members may view final exam assignments in the myShip portal by clicking on the "Faculty" tab and selecting "Tools".  Under "Faculty Registrar News", select "Final Exams Faculty".  The information is also available at Please locate each of your classes on the PDF chart to find the final exam time and location.  All evening classes with start times of 5:15 p.m.; 5:20 p.m.; 5:30 p.m.; 6:00 p.m.; 6:45 p.m.; 7:00 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. or 8:00 p.m. will meet in the regular classroom at the regular class day/time for the final exam.  Mon/Wed and Tues/Thurs evening classes will have the final exam on the first meeting sequence day (i.e. Monday evening for Mon/Wed classes and Tuesday evening for Tues/Thurs classes). 

You may also view this information on the Registrar's Website at  Under "Information and Services", select "Final Exam Schedule".

Questions may be directed to the Registrar’s Office. 

Last Day to Change Major into High-Demand Programs

Students may declare or change a major any time except for during scheduling, which includes schedule clean-up and the two weeks prior to scheduling. For the spring semester, changes will be accepted until Monday, September 15th. Any changes submitted after this date will not be processed until scheduling is complete. Students who wish to declare a major in a high-demand program must submit their request within the first three weeks of the semester in order to be considered. The following programs are currently identified as high-demand: Biology, Pre-K - 4 and 4-8 Education programs, Communications/Journalism, Criminal Justice and Psychology. Students declaring other majors should submit requests during this period to allow them to be processed before scheduling for the next semester.

Spring Graduate Scheduling

Graduate scheduling for spring 2015 opens October 20th. If you experience any difficulties, please contact the registrar's office for assistance.  To schedule, log into MyShip at Please visit for additional information on preparing to schedule.

Undergraduate Schedule Clean-Up

Spring schedule clean-up begins at 8 AM on Monday, December 1 and will end at 4 PM on Friday, December 12.

If you intended to schedule for spring 2015 but were unable to do so or if you would like to make modifications to your existing schedule, you should do so during schedule clean-up.  Remember, if you have not yet scheduled any courses, you will need to use your alternate PIN (available from your advisor) in order to schedule.  

After schedule clean-up is over, the next opportunity to update your schedule will be during schedule adjustment which begins January 2. 

    Winter Scheduling

    Scheduling for Winter Term 2014 begins as follows:

    • Graduate - October 20
    • Undergraduate - October 27 (or your start time)
    • Undergraduate Non-Degree - November 18

    To view your registration days and schedule winter classes, log into the myShip portal and select "Winter 2014".  For additional information, please visit