The Student Advising Office oversees academic advising, graduation, academic matters, events, and many other programs for undergraduate students in the Moody College of Communication.
Fall 2014 Deadlines
August 22Friday Registration for the fall semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm (CDT) on Tuesday, August 26. University residence halls open at 9:00 am (CDT). University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.August 25Monday Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 13. Registration for the fall semester for continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 pm (CDT) on Tuesday, August 26.August 26Tuesday Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all students. Tuition bills for undergraduate students who registered after Friday, July 18 are due by 5:00 pm (CDT).August 27Wednesday Classes begin.September 1Monday Labor Day holiday.September 2Tuesday Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student’s dean. (See General Information, chapter 4, for details.)Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar.September 12Friday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken. Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 pm (CDT). Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information, chapter 4, for details.)September 26Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.October 23–24, 27-29Thursday–Friday, Monday–Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.October 24Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.October 27–November 7Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students.November 1Saturday Application deadline for Maymester programs.November 4Tuesday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.Last day an undergraduate student may register in absentia.November 11Tuesday Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically.Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.November 27–29Thursday–Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.December 5Friday Last class day.December 6–7Saturday–Sunday Fall graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.December 8-9, 14Monday–Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.December 10-13, 15–16Wednesday–Saturday, Monday–Tuesday Fall semester final examinations.December 17Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 am (CST).December 20Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)