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Academic Calendar

Fall 2013

August

20 Tuesday. New student orientation (ABSN orientation continues through Thursday, August 22nd)

21 Wednesday. 11:00 a.m. Convocation for new undergraduates, 4:00 p.m. Convocation for graduate and professional school students

26 Monday. Fall 2013 classes begin; Drop/Add continues

September

2 Monday. Labor Day. Classes in session

6 Friday. 5:00 p.m. Drop/Add ends

October

4 Friday. 5:30 p.m. Founders’ Day Convocation

6 Sunday. Founders’ Day

11 Friday. 7:00 p.m. Fall break begins

16 Wednesday. Classes resume

November

6 Wednesday. Registration begins for Spring 2014

20 Wednesday. Registration ends for Spring 2014

21 Thursday. Drop/Add begins for Spring 2014

26 Tuesday. 10:30 p.m. Thanksgiving recess begins

26 Tuesday. Graduate classes end

December

2 Monday. Classes resume

6 Friday. Undergraduate classes end

10 Tuesday. Final examinations begin

14 Saturday. 11:00 a.m. Graduation Recognition Ceremony

15 Sunday. 10:00 p.m. Final examinations end

Spring 2014

January

6 Monday. Orientation for all new DUSON students

7 Tuesday. ABSN orientation continues

8 Wednesday. ABSN orientation continues thru noon

8 Wednesday. Spring Semester begins. The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day. Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, January 9th. Drop/Add continues.

9 Thursday. Regular class meeting schedule begins

20 Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday

22 Wednesday. 5:00 p.m., Drop/Add ends

February

17 Monday. Registration begins for Summer 2014

March

7 Friday. 7:00 p.m. Spring recess begins

17 Monday. Classes resume

April

2 Wednesday. Registration begins for Fall Semester 2014; Summer 2014 registration continues

11 Friday. Registration ends for Fall Semester 2014; Summer 2014 Registration continues

12 Saturday. Drop/Add begins for Fall 2014

16 Wednesday. Graduate classes end

23 Wednesday. Undergraduate classes end

28 Monday. Final examinations begin

May

3 Saturday. 10:00 p.m. Final examinations end

9 Friday. Commencement weekend begins

10 Saturday. 10:00 a.m. School of Nursing Hooding and Recognition Ceremony – Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC)

11 Sunday. 10:00 a.m. Duke Commencement Exercises – Wallace Wade Stadium

Summer 2014

May

14 Wednesday. DUSON summer classes begin. The Monday class schedule is in effect on this day. Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, May 15; Drop/Add continues

15 Thursday. Regular class meeting schedule begins

26 Monday. Memorial Day. No classes are held

28 Wednesday. Drop/Add ends for summer 2014

July

1 Tuesday. 11:00 p.m. ABSN students only: ABSN summer recess begins

4 Friday. Independence Day Holiday observed. No classes are held

7 Monday. 7:00 a.m. ABSN students only: ABSN summer recess ends and ABSN classes resume

August

7 Thursday. DUSON summer classes end

8 Friday. Final examinations begin

10 Sunday. Final examinations end

2013-2014 Academic Calendar (PDF)
2012-2013 Academic Calendar (PDF)