Fall Semester 2014

August 8 Payment deadline for preregistration

August 12 Airport pick up (*sign-up required)

August 13 Airport Pick up *

August 14 Airport Pick up *

August 15 Report Date for new incoming students - report to Office of International Affairs at Powers Hall 9am CST; Freshmen move into Residence Halls 10am - 3pm

August 16 Orientation continues: Upperclassmen move into Residence Halls, Check-In at GUC Banquet Halls 1-5pm

August 17 Orientation continues

August 18 Orientation continues; ESL Placement Test Powers Hall Lab 9am; Required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students who did not attend SOAR GUC Performance Center 8am

August 18 Welcome Picnic Powers Hall Lawn 6-8pm

August 19 Orientation continues

August 20 Classes begin

August 31 last day to apply for graduation for 2015 Spring semester

September 1 University closed

September 5 ESL mid-fall application deadline

September 17 Last day to pay. Students schedule is subject to cancellation for failure to pay delinquent balances in full. A $75 fee will apply for reinstatement.

October 9 ESL Term One last day

October 10 University closed

October 11- 12 Airport pick up

October 13 ESL Term 2 Report date and orientation 9am CST

October 15 ESL Term 2 First day; Magellan Application deadline for Spring 2015

October 15 OPT (Optional Practical Training) Workshop for December graduation candidates 3pm Powers 122

November 1 Study Abroad Scholarship application deadline

November 3 Deadline for TOEFL sign-up

November 14 Spring semester application deadline

November 17-21 International Education Week 

November 26-30 University closed

December 4 Study Day

December 4-5 Pre-registration for ESL Spring, ESL Computer Lab 

December 8 TOEFL 9am * sign up required

December 10 Last day of ESL Term 2; ESL Completion Ceremony 12pm Noon; ESL students grade reports and travel endorsements available

December 13 Commencement; 9-month Residence Halls Close; Deadline to pay for pre-registered spring classes

December 18 University closed

Spring Semester 2015

January 3 Airport pick up *sign up required

January 4 Airport pick up *sign up required

January 5  Report date and 9:00am CST required assembly for orientation of beginning freshmen and new transfer students

January 7  Regular classes begin

January 19  University closed

February 15 Study Abroad Scholarship application deadline

February 20-22 University closed

March 23-29 University closed for spring holidays

April 3  University closed

April 30 Study Day; last day to apply for graduation for Fall Semester 2015

May 9  Close of term; Commencement program, Flowers Hall