Catalog 2013-2014 
    
    Jun 17, 2024  
Catalog 2013-2014 [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 2013

July 29
Monday
  Last day to register for Fall Semester without paying a late fee.
   
July 31
Wednesday
  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline (Continuing students)
   
Aug. 19
Monday
  Faculty contract begins
   
Aug. 19 - 24
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 19 - San Diego
  Tuesday, August 20 - Irvine/Los Angeles
  Wednesday, August 21 - Sacramento
  Thursday, August 22 - San Francisco
  Friday, August 23 - Fresno
   
Aug. 23
Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
Aug. 26 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.
   
August 31
Saturday
  Health insurance Waiver Deadline (New students)
   
Sept. 2
Monday
  Labor Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Sept. 10 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. 20 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
Oct. 18
Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester full-term courses in good standing.
   
Oct. 20 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester Session 1 courses.
   
Oct. 21 Monday
  Instruction begins for Fall Semester Session 2 (8-week) courses.*
   
Oct. 26 Saturday
  Alliant Makes A Difference Day
   
Nov. 1
Friday
  Fall Semester 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Nov. 8
Friday
  Fall Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Nov. 11 Monday
  Veterans Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Nov. 15 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester Session 2 courses in good standing. Fall Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Nov. 25 Monday
  Registration for Winter Intersession and Spring Semester begins.
   
Nov. 28 - 29 Thursday-Friday
  Thanksgiving Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Dec. 5
Wednesday
  Last day to register for Winter Intersession without paying a late fee. 
   
Dec. 8
Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester full-term courses.
   
Dec. 9-15
Monday - Sunday
  Final Examinations; make up classes (in case of holidays, etc.); semester end activities.
   
Dec. 15
Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester Session 2 courses.
   
Dec. 20
Friday
  Fall Semester full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office
   
Dec. 22 Sunday
  Faculty off contract.
   
Dec. 23 - Jan. 1
Monday - Wednesday
  Winter Holiday Break.  University offices closed.  University re-opens on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
   
Dec. 27
Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees for Winter Intersession without paying late fee.
   
Dec. 31
Tuesday
  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline (Continuing students)
   
Jan. 2
Thursday
  Last day to registrar for Spring Semester without paying a late fee.
   
Jan. 17 Friday
  Full Semester grades available on-line.


Winter Intersession 2014
 

Jan. 1 Wednesday
  Re-application period begins for students who need financial aid for Fall 2014 through Summer 2015.
   
Jan. 2
Thursday
  Instruction begins for Winter Intersession.* 
   
Jan. 6
Monday
  Last day to withdraw from Winter Intersession courses in good standing.
   
Jan. 8
Wednesday
  Faculty contracts resume.
   
Jan. 8 - 10
Wednesday - Friday
  All Faculty Meeting (San Jose).
   
Jan. 20 Monday
  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed. Classes do not meet.  University offices are closed.
   
Jan. 26 Sunday
  Last day of Winter Intersession classes.
   
Feb. 7
Friday
  Winter Intersession Grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Feb. 14
Friday
  Winter Intersession grades available on-line.


Spring Semester 2014
 

Jan. 21 - 24
Tuesday - Friday
  New student orientation (check online campus calendar for campus specific dates – www.alliant.edu). Attendance is mandatory for new students.
   
Jan. 24
Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee. Health Insurance Waiver Deadline (New students)
   
Jan. 27 Monday
  Instruction begins for Spring Semester [full-term (16-week) and Session 1 (8-week) courses]*.
   
Jan. 31
Friday
  Deadline Graduation Applications due for Spring 2014 to Registrar’s Office. (Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees)
   
Feb. 10
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. 14 Friday
  Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Graduate Students for 2014-2015
   
Feb. 17
Monday
  President’s Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Feb. 21 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
Mar. 2 Sunday
  Deadline to file FAFSA in order to receive priority financial aid from Alliant for 2014-2015 year. Transfer and future term students may need to request previous college to complete CalGrant GPA verification form.
   
Mar. 21
Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester full-term courses in good standing.
   
Mar. 23
Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester Session 1 courses.
   
Mar. 24 - 30
Monday - Sunday
  Mid-Term Break.  Classes do not meet.  Faculty off contract.
   
Mar. 28 Friday
  Cesar Chavez Day Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Mar. 31
Monday
  Instruction begins for Spring Semester Session 2 (8-week) courses*.
   
Apr. 11
Thursday
  Semester 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Apr. 25
Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester Session 2 courses in good standing. Spring Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Apr. 28 Monday
  Registration for Summer Term and Fall Semester begins
   
May 12
Monday
  Last day to register for Summer Term without paying a late fee. 
   
May 18 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester full-term courses.
   
May 19 - 25
Monday-Sunday
  Final Examinations; make up classes (in case of holidays, etc.); semester end activities.
   
May 25
Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester Session 2 courses.
   
May 26 Monday
  Memorial Day Holiday. University offices are closed.
   
May 30
Friday
  Spring Semester full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
June 9
Monday
  Faculty contract period ends.
   
June 13
Friday
  Spring Semester grades available on-line.


Summer Term 2014
 

June 6
Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
June 9
Monday
  Instruction begins for Summer Term [full-term (10-week) and Session 1 (5-week)].* 
   
June 20
Friday
  Add/Drop Deadline for Summer Term full-term courses.
   
June 25
Wednesday
  Last day to withdraw from Summer Term Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
July 4 Friday
  Independence Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
July 11
Friday
  Last day to withdraw from a Summer Term full-term course in good standing.
   
July 13
Sunday
  Last day of Summer Term Session 1 courses.
   
July 14
Monday
  Instruction begins for Summer Term Session 2 (5-week) classes.*
   
July 18
Friday
  Summer Term Session 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
July 27
Friday
  Summer Term Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
July 30
Wednesday
  Last day to withdraw from Summer Term Session 2 courses in good standing.
   
Aug. 17 Sunday
  Last day of Summer Term full-term and Session 2 courses.
   
Aug. 29 Friday
  Summer Session full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Sept. 5
Thursday
  Summer Term grades available online.


Commencement Ceremonies
 

May 23 Friday - San Diego-Irvine
May 30 Friday - San Francisco
June 1 Sunday - Los Angeles
June 7 Saturday - Fresno
   
TBD Sacramento