2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook

Calendar



Academic Calendar

2022-2023

 

APRIL

5-Apr

Registration begins for students with disabilities and Fall graduating students.

8-Apr

On-line and on-campus registration begins for May Mini, Summer and Fall Semesters.

Fall Semester 2022

AUGUST

1 - Aug

Program Directors return to campus.

15 - Aug

Convocation - Faculty and Staff attendance required.

16 - Aug

Full-time faculty members available for advising.

18 - Aug

Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment of 50% (after 5 p.m.).

19 - Aug

Regular Fall and 1st Fall 8-Week: On-line and On-campus Registration ends. 

22 - Aug

Regular Fall and 1st Fall 8-Week: First day of classes.

26 - Aug

Regular Fall and 1st Fall 8-Week: Last day to register late; last day to add classes.

29 - Aug

 

1st Fall 8-Week: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 6th Class Day (Census Day). 

1st Fall 8-Week: Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

 

 

SEPTEMBER

1 - Sept

First day for students to file an Intent to Graduate with the department of their major.

3 - Sept

1st Fall 8-Week: Last day to petition to audit a class.

5 - Sept

Labor Day holiday (campus closed).

6 - Sept

1st Fall 8-Week: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty.

7 - Sept

Regular Fall: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 12th Class Day (Census Day). 

19 - Sept

Regular Fall: 20th Class Day. Students dropped from classes for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

20 - Sept

Fall Late Start: First day of classes.

23 - Sept

 

 

Fall Late Start: Last day to register late and last day to drop and add classes.

Regular Fall: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty and last day for students to petition to audit a class.

1st Fall 8-Week: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITH academic penalty.

30 - Sept

 

 

Fall Late Start: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 9th Class Day (Census Day).

Fall Late Start: Students dropped from class for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

Change of Major: Last day for students to file an Intent to Graduate with the department of their major.

 

 

OCTOBER

3 - Oct

Graduation: First day to Apply for Graduation.

6 - Oct

Fall Late Start: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty and last day for students to petition to audit a class.

7 - Oct

Campus closed for classes. Professional development day for faculty and staff.

14 - Oct

1st Fall 8-Week: Last day of classes.

17 - Oct

2nd Fall 8-Week: First day of classes.

19 - Oct

2nd Fall 8-Week: Last day to register late and last day to drop and add classes. On-line and on-campus registration ends.

24 - Oct

 

2nd Fall 8-Week: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 6th Class Day (Census Day).

2nd Fall 8-Week: Students dropped from classes for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

27 - Oct

Spring 2023 Class Schedule available.

28 - Oct

Regular Fall: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw WITH academic penalty.

31 - Oct

2nd Fall 8-Week: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty and last day to petition to audit classes.

 

 

NOVEMBER

2 - Nov

Fall Late Start: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw WITH academic penalty.

8 - Nov

Registration begins for students with disabilities and graduating students for Spring 2023 classes.

11 - Nov

 

On-line and on-campus registration for Winter Mini, Spring, Spring Late Start, Spring 2, & Spring 3 Semesters.

Graduation: Last day for students to apply for Fall graduation; last day for students to pay for cap and gown at LU Bookstore.

17 - Nov

2nd Fall 8-Week: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITH academic penalty.

23 - Nov

Thanksgiving holiday begins after evening classes.

24 - Nov

Thanksgiving holiday (campus closed).

25 - Nov

Thanksgiving holiday (campus closed).

 

 

DECEMBER

3 - Dec

Regular Fall, 2nd Fall 8-Week and Fall Late Start: Last day of classes.

5 - Dec

Final exams for Fall Semester begin.

8 - Dec

Final exams for Fall Semester end.

9 - Dec

 

Fall Commencement

Last day for full-time faculty to be available for Fall 2022.

 

 

Winter Mini-Semester 2022

DECEMBER

12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19:  Winter Mini Semester Class days.

12 - Dec

 

Winter Mini: Online and on-campus registration ends.

Winter Mini: First day of classes.

13 - Dec

 

Winter Mini: Students dropped from class for non-payment.

Winter Mini: Last day for students to drop from class and receive a refund. 2nd class day (Census Day).

15 - Dec

Winter Mini: Last day for students to withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty.

20 - Dec

Winter Break Begins (campus closed).

 

JANUARY 2023

3, 4, 5, 6:  Winter Mini Semester Class days.

3 - Jan

Winter Mini: Last day for students to withdraw WITH academic penalty.

6 - Jan

Winter Mini: Last day of classes.

 

 

Spring Semester 2023

JANUARY

3 - Jan

 

 

Staff return from Winter Break.

Program Director return to campus.

Regular Spring, Spring 8 Week-1 and Spring Late Start: On-going registration.

9 - Jan

Convocation - Faculty and Staff attendance required.

10 - Jan

Full-time faculty members available for advising.

12 - Jan

Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

14 - Jan

Regular Spring and 1st Spring 8-Week:On-line and on-campus registration ends.

16 - Jan

Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday (campus closed).

17 - Jan

Regular Spring and 1st Spring 8-Week: First day of classes.

20 - Jan

 

Regular Spring and 1st Spring 8-Week: Last day to register late; last day to add classes.

First day for students to file an Intent to Graduate with the department of their major.

24 - Jan

 

1st Spring 8-Week: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 6th Class Day (Census Day).

1st Spring 8-Week: Students dropped from classes for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

31 - Jan

1st Spring 8-Week: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty and last day to petition to audit a class.

 

 

FEBRUARY

1 - Feb

Regular Spring: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 12th Class Day (Census Day).

10 - Feb

Spring Late Start: On-line and on-campus registration ends.

13 - Feb

 

Spring Late Start: First day of classes.

Regular Spring: Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment (after 5 p.m.). Spring 20th Class Day.

14 - Feb

Spring Late Start: Last day to register late and last day to drop and add classes.

17 - Feb

 

1st Spring 8-Week: Last day for students to drop or withdraw from classes WITH academic penalty.

Regular Spring: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw from classes WITHOUT academic penalty and last day for students to petition to audit a class.

23 - Feb

 

Spring Late Start: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 9th Class Day (Census Day).

Spring Late Start: Students dropped from classes for non-payment(after 5 p.m.).

 

 

MARCH

1 - Mar

Spring Late Start: Last day for students to drop or withdraw from classes WITHOUT academic penalty and last day for students to petition to audit a class.

3 - Mar

Campus closed for classes. Professional development day for faculty and staff.

8 - Mar

Last day for students to notify the department of their major and intent to graduate and to schedule a degree plan audit.

9 - Mar

First day to Apply for Graduation.

10 - Mar

1st Spring 8-Week: Last day of classes.

13-17 Mar

Spring Break (no classes; campus open March 13-16)

17-Mar

 

Spring Holiday (campus closed).

2nd Spring 8-Week: On-line registration ends.

20 - Mar

2nd Spring 8-Week: First day of class.

22 - Mar

2nd Spring 8-Week: Last day to register late and last day to drop and add classes.

27 - Mar

 

2nd Spring 8-Week: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 6th Class Day (Census Day).

2nd Spring 8-Week: Students dropped from classes for non-payment(after 5 p.m.).

 

 

APRIL

3 - Apr

 

2nd Spring 8-Week: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty and last day to petition to audit a class.

Regular Spring: Last day for students to drop classes or withdraw from classes WITH academic penalty.

4 - Apr

 

 

 

Last day for students to apply for Spring graduation; last day for students to pay for cap and gown at LU Bookstore.

Class Schedule available. Academic Advising begins for 2023 May Mini, Summer I, Summer II, Summer III, Fall, Fall Late Start, Fall 2, and Fall 3 Semesters.

Registration begins for students with disabilities and Summer & Fall graduating students.

Spring Late Start: Last day for students to drop or withdraw from classes WITH academic penalty.

7 - Apr

Good Friday holiday (no classes).

10 - Apr

On-line and on-campus Registration begins for May Mini, Summer I, Summer II, Summer III, Fall, Fall Late Start, Fall 2, Fall 3 Semesters.

21 - Apr

2nd Spring 8-Week: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITH academic penalty.

 

 

MAY

6 - May

Regular Spring, Spring Late Start & 2nd Spring 8-Week: Last day of classes.

8 - May

Final exams begin.

11 - May

Final exams end.

12 - May

 

Spring Commencement

Last day for full-time faculty on campus for Spring 2023.

29 - May

Memorial Day holiday (no classes, campus closed).

 

 

May Mini Semester 2023

MAY

15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30, and 31: May Mini Semester Class Days.

12 - May

May Mini: On-line and on-campus registration ends

15 - May

May Mini: First day of classes.

16 - May

 

 

May Mini: Last day to register late; last day to add classes.

May Mini: Last day for students to withdraw from class and receive a refund. 2nd Class Day (Census Day).

May Mini: Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment (after 5:00 p.m.).

18 - May

May Mini: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty.

22 - May

May Mini: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITH academic penalty.

29 - May

Memorial Day (no classes, campus closed).

31 - May

May Mini: Last class day.

 

 

Summer Semester 2023

MAY

31 - May

Summer I and III: On-line and on-campus registration ends. Students dropped from classes for non-payment (after 5 p.m.).

 

JUNE

1- Jun

Summer I and III: First day of classes.

5 - Jun

 

Summer I and III Last day to register late and last day to drop classes.

First day for students to notify the department of their major of their intent to graduate and to schedule a degree plan audit.

6 - Jun

Summer I: Last day for students to drop Summer I classes and receive a refund. 4th Class Day (Census Day). 

9 - Jun

Summer I: Last day for students to drop or withdraw WITHOUT academic penalty; last day for students to petition to audit a class.

15 - Jun

Last day for students to notify the department of their major of their intent to graduate and to schedule a degree plan audit.

16 -Jun

 

 

Summer III: Last day for students to drop classes and receive a refund. 12th Class Day (Census Day).

Summer III: Last day for students to drop or withdraw from Summer III classes WITHOUT academic penalty; last day for students to petition to audit a class.

Summer III: Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment (after 5 p.m.). 12th Class Day (Census Day).

21 - Jun

Summer I: Last day to pay tuition to avoid drop for non-payment (after 5 p.m.). 15th Class Day.

23 - Jun

Summer I: Last day for students to drop from Summer I WITH academic penalty; last day for students to withdraw.

30 - Jun

 

Summer II: Students dropped from classes for non-payment.

Summer II: On-campus and on-line registration ends for Summer II Semester.

 

 

JULY

4 - July

Independence Day holiday (no classes; campus closed).

5 - July

Summer I: Last day of classes for Summer I Semester.

6 - July

Summer II: First day of classes for Summer II Semester.

10 - July

Summer II: Last day to register late; last day to drop and add Summer II classes.

11 - July

Summer II: Last day for students to drop Summer II classes and receive a refund. 4th Class Day (Census Day). 

13 - July

Summer III: Last day for students to drop or withdraw from Summer III classes WITH academic penalty.

18 - July

Summer II: Last day for students to drop or withdraw from Summer II classes WITHOUT academic penalty; last day to petition to audit a class.

26 - July

Summer II: Last day to pay tuition and avoid drop for non-payment.15th Class Day (Census Day).

28 - July

Last day for students to apply for August Graduation.

 

 

AUGUST

1 - Aug

Summer II: Last day to drop or withdraw from Summer II classes WITH academic penalty.

10 - Aug

Summer II and Summer III: Last day of classes.

 

There is no summer graduation ceremony.

Students completing graduation requirements at the end of Summer I, II and/or III may participate in the preceding May graduation ceremony or the following December graduation ceremony.