Catalog 2014-2015 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
Catalog 2014-2015 [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 2014

Aug. 4 Monday
  Last day to register for Fall Semester without paying a late fee.
   
Aug. 25 Monday
  Faculty contract begins
   
Aug. 25 - 30 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 25 - San Diego
  Tuesday, August 26 - Irvine/Los Angeles
  Wednesday, August 27 - Sacramento
  Thursday, August 28 - San Francisco
  Friday, August 29 - Fresno
   
Aug. 29 Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
Sept. 1 Monday
  Labor Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Sept. 2 Tuesday
  Instruction begins for Fall Semester [full-term (16-week) and session 1 (8-week) courses]*.  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline. (Undergraduate and International Students)
   
Sept. 16 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. 26 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
Oct. 24 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester full-term courses in good standing.
   
Oct. 25 Saturday
  Alliant Makes A Difference Day
   
Oct. 26 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester Session 1 courses.
   
Oct. 27 Monday
  Instruction begins for Fall Semester Session 2 (8-week) courses.*
   
Nov. 7 Friday
  Fall Semester 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Nov. 11 Tuesday
  Veterans Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Nov. 14 Friday
  Fall Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Nov. 21 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester Session 2 courses in good standing. Fall Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Nov. 24 Monday
  Registration for Winter Intersession and Spring Semester begins.
   
Nov. 27- 28 Thursday-Friday
  Thanksgiving Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Dec. 8 Monday
  Last day to register for Winter Intersession without paying a late fee.
   
Dec. 14 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester full-term courses.
   
Dec. 15 - 21 Monday - Sunday
  Final Examinations; make up classes (in case of holidays, etc.); semester end activities.
   
Dec. 21 Sunday
  Last day of Fall Semester Session 2 courses.
   
Dec. 22 Monday
  Faculty off contract.
   
Dec. 24 - Jan. 4 Wednesday - Sunday
  Winter Holiday Break.  University offices closed.  University re-opens on Monday, January 5, 2015.
   
Jan. 2 Friday
  Last day to registrar for Spring Semester without paying a late fee.
   
Jan. 9 Friday
  Fall Semester full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Jan. 16 Friday
  Full Semester grades available on-line.
   


Winter Intersession 2015
 

Jan. 1 Thursday
  Re-application period begins for students who need financial aid for Fall 2015 through Summer 2016.
   
Jan. 2 Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees for Winter Intersession without paying late fee.
   
Jan. 5 Monday
  Faculty contracts resume. Instruction begins for Winter Intersession.*
   
Jan. 12 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Winter Intersession courses in good standing.
   
Jan. 19 Monday
  Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed. Classes do not meet.  University offices are closed.
   
Jan. 25 Sunday
  Last day of Winter Intersession classes.
   
Feb. 6 Friday
  Winter Intersession Grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Feb. 13 Friday
  Winter Intersession grades available on-line.


Spring Semester 2015
 

Jan. 20 - 23 Tuesday - Friday
  New student orientation (check online campus calendar for campus specific dates - www.alliant.edu). Attendance is mandatory for new students.
   
Jan. 23 Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
Jan. 26 Monday
  Instruction begins for Spring Semester [full-term (16-week) and Session 1 (8-week) courses]*.
   
Jan. 27 Tuesday
  Health Insurance Waiver Deadline. (Undergraduate and International Students)
   
Jan. 30 Friday
  Deadline Graduation Applications due for Spring 2015 to Registrar’s Office. (Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees)
   
Feb. 9 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 Saturday
  Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Graduate Students for 2015-2016.
   
Feb. 16 Monday
  President’s Day Holiday. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Feb. 20 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
Mar. 2 Monday
  Deadline to file FAFSA in order to receive priority financial aid from Alliant for 2015-2016 year. Transfer and future term students may need to request previous college to complete CalGrant GPA verification form.
   
Mar. 20 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester full-term courses in good standing.
   
Mar. 22 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester Session 1 courses.
   
Mar. 23 - 29 Monday - Sunday
  Mid-Term Break.  Classes do not meet.  Faculty off contract.
   
Mar. 27 Friday
  Cesar Chavez Day Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
Mar. 30 Monday
  Instruction begins for Spring Semester Session 2 (8-week) courses*.
   
Apr. 10 Thursday
  Semester 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Apr. 24 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from Spring Semester Session 2 courses in good standing. Spring Semester Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Apr. 27 Monday
  Registration for Summer Term and Fall Semester begins
   
May 1 Friday
  Last day for doctoral students to defend by in order to participate in commencement. Programs may have more stringent deadlines.
   
May 4 Monday
  Last day to register for Summer Term without paying a late fee.
   
May 17 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester full-term courses.
   
May 18 - 24 Monday-Sunday
  Final Examinations; make up classes (in case of holidays, etc.); semester end activities.
   
May 24 Sunday
  Last day of Spring Semester Session 2 courses.
   
May 25 Monday
  Memorial Day Holiday. University offices are closed.
   
May 29 Friday
  Spring Semester full-term due to Registrar’s Office.
   
June 5 Friday
  Spring Semester Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
June 8 Monday
  Faculty contract period ends.
   
June 12 Friday
  Spring Semester grades available on-line.


Summer Term 2015
 

June 5 Friday
  Last day for payment of tuition and fees without paying late fee.
   
June 8 Monday
  Instruction begins for Summer Term [full-term (10-week) and Session 1 (5-week)].*
   
June 19 Friday
  Add/Drop Deadline for Summer Term full-term courses.
   
June 24 Wednesday
  Last day to withdraw from Summer Term Session 1 courses in good standing.
   
July 3 Friday
  Independence Day Holiday observed. Classes do not meet. University offices are closed.
   
July 10 Friday
  Last day to withdraw from a Summer Term full-term course in good standing.
   
July 12 Sunday
  Last day of Summer Term Session 1 courses.
   
July 13 Monday
  Instruction begins for Summer Term Session 2 (5-week) classes.*
   
July 24 Friday
  Summer Term Session 1 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
July 29 Wednesday
  Last day to withdraw from Summer Term Session 2 courses in good standing.
   
July 31 Wednesday
  Summer Term Session 1 grades available on-line.
   
Aug. 16 Sunday
  Last day of Summer Term full-term and Session 2 courses.
   
Aug. 28 Friday
  Summer Session full-term and Session 2 grades due to Registrar’s Office.
   
Sept. 4 Thursday
  Summer Term grades available online.


Commencement Ceremonies
 

May 22 Friday - San Diego
May 29 Friday - Fresno
May 30 Saturday - San Francisco
June 7 Sunday - Los Angeles & Irvine
   
TBD Sacramento