Catalog 2011-2012 [v2] 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
Catalog 2011-2012 [v2] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


This is a systemwide academic calendar for all domestic campuses, except the San Francisco Law School.  The Mexico City campus follows the Alliant Mexico City Academic Calendar.  Please check campus calendars for campus-specific dates.

Fall Semester 2011

Aug. 1 Monday
  Last day to register for Fall Semester without paying a late fee.
   
Aug. 22 Monday
  Faculty contract begins
   
Aug. 22-27 Monday - Saturday
  New student orientation (check online campus calendar for campus specific dates – www.alliant.edu). Attendance is mandatory for new students.
   
  Convocation Ceremonies
  Monday, August 22 - San Diego
  Tuesday, August 23 - Irvine/Los Angeles
  Wednesday, August 24 - Sacramento
  Thursday, August 25 - San Francisco
  Friday, August 26 - Fresno
   
Aug. 29 Monday
  Instruction begins for Fall Semester [full-term (16-week) and session 1 (8-week) courses]*.  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
Sept. 5 Monday
  Labor Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Sept. 13 Tuesday
  Add/Drop Deadline for Fall Semester full-term courses. Last day to add or drop without late fee. Last day to drop a full-term course for 100% refund.*
   
Sept. 16 Friday
  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline (Undergraduate and International Students)
   
Sept. 23 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester session 1 courses in good standing.
   
Oct. 21 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester full-term courses in good standing.
   
Oct. 22 Saturday
  Alliant Makes A Difference Day
   
Oct. 23 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester session 1 courses.
   
Oct. 24 Monday
  Instruction begins for Fall Semester session 2 (8-week) courses.*
   
Nov. 4 Friday
  Fall Semester 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Nov. 11 Friday
  Veterans Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Nov. 18 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester session 2 courses in good standing. Fall Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Nov. 24-25 Thursday-Friday
  Thanksgiving Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Nov. 28 Monday
  Registration for Winter Intersession and Spring Semester begins.
   
Dec. 6 Tuesday
  Last day to register for Winter Intersession without paying a late fee. 
   
Dec. 11 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester full-term courses.
   
Dec. 12-18 Monday - Sunday
  Final Examinations; make up classes (in case of holidays, etc.); semester end activities.
   
Dec. 18 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester session 2 courses. Faculty off-contract.
   
Dec. 19-Jan. 2 Monday - Monday
  Semester Break.
   
Dec. 26 Monday
  Last day to register for Spring Semester without paying a late fee. 
   
Jan. 6 Friday
  Fall Semester full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Jan. 13 Friday
  Fall Semester grades available online.


Winter Intersession 2012
 

Jan. 1 Sunday
  Re-application period begins for students who need financial aid for Fall 2012 through Summer 2013.
   
Jan. 3 Tuesday
  Faculty contract resumes. Instruction begins for Winter Intersession.*  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
Jan. 4-6 Wednesday - Friday
  All Faculty Meeting in San Jose
   
Jan. 6 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Winter Intersession courses in good standing.
   
Jan. 16 Monday
  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Jan. 22 Sunday
  Last day of Winter Intersession classes.
   
Feb. 3 Friday
  Winter Intersession Grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Feb. 10 Friday
  Winter Intersession grades available on-line.


Spring Semester 2012
 

Jan. 17-20 Tuesday - Friday
  New student orientation (check online campus calendar for campus specific dates – www.alliant.edu). Attendance is mandatory for new students.
   
Jan. 23 Monday
  Instruction begins for Spring Semester [full-term (16-week) and session 1 (8-week) courses]*.  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
Jan. 27 Friday
  Deadline Graduation Applications due for Spring 2012 to Registrar’s Office. (Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees)
   
Feb. 6 Monday
  Add/Drop Deadline for Spring Semester full-term courses. Last day to add or drop without late fee. Last day to drop a full-term course for 100% refund.*
   
Feb. 10 Friday
  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline (Undergraduate and International Students)
   
Feb. 15 Wednesday
  Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Graduate Students for 2012-2013
   
Feb. 17 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
Feb. 20 Monday
  President’s Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Mar. 2 Friday
  Deadline to file FAFSA in order to receive priority financial aid from Alliant for 2012-2013 year.
   
Mar. 8 Thursday
  Annual Student Leadership Conference
   
Mar. 16 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester full-term courses in good standing.
   
Mar. 18 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester session 1 courses.
   
Mar. 19 Monday
  Instruction begins for Spring Semester Session 2 (8-week) courses.*
   
Mar. 30 Friday
  Spring Semester Session 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Apr. 2-8 Monday-Sunday
  Spring Break.  Classes do not meet.  Faculty off-contract.
   
Apr. 6 Friday
  Cesar Chavez Day Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Apr. 20 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester session 2 courses in good standing. Spring Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Apr. 23 Monday
  Summer and Fall Registration Begins
   
May 7 Monday
  Last day to register for Summer Term without paying a late fee. 
   
May 13 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester full-term courses.
   
May 14-20 Monday-Sunday
  Final Examinations; make up classes (in case of holidays, etc.); semester end activities.
   
May 20 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester session 2 courses.
   
May 25 Friday
  Spring Semester full-term grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
May 28 Monday
  Memorial Day Holiday.  University offices are closed.
   
June 1 Friday
  Spring Semester Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
June 4 Monday
  Faculty contract period ends.
   
June 8 Friday
  Spring Semester full-term and Session 2 grades available on-line.


Summer Term 2012
 

June 4 Monday
  Instruction begins for Summer Term [full-term (10-week) and session 1 (5-week)].*  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
June 15 Friday
  Add/Drop Deadline for Summer Term full-term courses.
   
June 20 Wednesday
  Last day to withdraw from Summer Term session 1 courses in good standing.
   
June 22 Friday
  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline (Undergraduate and International Students)
   
July 4 Wednesday
  Independence Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
July 6 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from a Summer Term full-term course in good standing.
   
July 8 Sunday
  Last day of Summer Term session 1 courses.
   
July 9 Monday
  Instruction begins for Summer Term session 2 (5-week) classes.*
   
July 20 Friday
  Summer Term Session 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
July 25 Wednesday
  Last day to withdraw from Summer Term session 2 courses in good standing.
   
July 27 Friday
  Summer Term Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Aug. 12 Sunday
  Last day of Summer Term full-term and session 2 courses.
   
Aug. 24 Friday
  Summer Session full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Aug. 31 Friday
  Summer Term grades available online.


Commencement Ceremonies
 

May 25 Friday - San Diego-Irvine
June 1 Friday - San Francisco & Sacramento CFT
June 2 Saturday - Fresno & Sacramento (not CFT)
June 3 Sunday - Los Angeles