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2010-2011 Academic Calendar

AUTUMN TERM 2010 (September 1 – December 20)

April
2010

19

Monday. Opening day of Registration for the Autumn Term for continuing students via web and touch-tone. Registration is a continuous process through the end of add/drop on September 14. Students should contact their departments for program specific procedures and timelines.

May
2010

19

Wednesday. Opening day of Registration for the Autumn Term for new students via web and touch-tone. Registration is a continuous process through the end of add/drop on September 14. Students should contact their departments for program specific procedures and timelines.

August
2010

26-27

Thursday-Friday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for new students attending the Autumn Term. Actual move-in date is determined by housing assignment.


31

Tuesday. New Student Experience Program (Orientation).


31

Tuesday. In-person Registration for Autumn Term. Hours:10:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. Advisors available from 10:00a.m. to 12 noon for continuing students and 2p.m. to 7p.m. for continuing and new students.

September
2010

1

Wednesday. Classes begin. Autumn Term 2010.


1

Wednesday. Last day to submit, to the Registrar’s Office, formal Master’s essay for the October 20 award of degree.


1-2

Wednesday-Thursday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: 9:30a.m. to 6:00p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Advisors available from 3:00pm. To 5:00p.m.


6

Monday. Labor Day. University Holiday.


9

Thursday. Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given October 15 or October 22.


14

Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses for the Autumn 2010 term, file a Certificate of Equivalency, and enroll in or waive the Health Service Program and the Columbia Student Medical Insurance.


15

Wednesday. Requests for late registration under exceptional circumstances on or after this date require Registrar’s Approval and payment of $100 late registration fee.


23

Thursday. Last day to file notification in Office of Doctoral Studies of intention to defend Ed.D. and Ph.D. dissertation during the Autumn Term 2010.


28

Tuesday. Last day to change points in variable point courses.

October
2010

15

Friday. Last day to deposit final copies of Ed.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies for the October 20 award of degree.


15

Friday. Last day to deposit final copies of Ph.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the October 20 award of degree.


15

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.


20

Wednesday. Award of October degrees and certificates. No ceremony.


20

Wednesday. Midterm date, Autumn Term 2010.


22

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.

November
2010

1

Monday. Last day to file or to renew an application, in the Registrar’s Office, for Master’s degrees and certificates to be awarded in February. (After this date, application may be filed only until November 15 upon payment of $25 late fee.)


24

Wednesday. No classes. Offices open.


25-28

Thursday-Sunday. Thanksgiving Holidays.

December
2010

1

Wednesday. Last day to submit, to the Registrar’s Office, formal Master’s essays for the February award of degree.


6

Monday. Registration for the Spring Term for continuing students via web and touch-tone registration begins.


20

Monday. Last Day of Classes. Autumn Term 2010 ends.


21

Tuesday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Autumn Term students not returning for Spring Term 2011.

SPRING TERM 2011 (January 19 – May 10)

January
2011

16

Sunday. Beginning of occupancy in the Teachers College residence halls for the Spring Term.


17

Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed. University Holiday.


18

Tuesday. New Student Experience (Orientation).


18

Tuesday. In-person Registration for Spring Term 2011. Hours: 10:a.m. to 7:00p.m. Advisors available from 2p.m. to 7p.m.


19

Wednesday Classes begin. Spring Term 2011.


19-20

Wednesday-Thursday. Late registration and add/drop period. Hours 9:30a.m. to 6p.m. Advisors available from 3:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.


20

Thursday. Last day to file application for Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) to be given February 18 or February 25.


27

Thursday. Last day to file notification in Office of Doctoral Studies of intention to defend Ph.D. and Ed.D. dissertation during Spring Term 2011.

February
2011

1

Tuesday. Last day to file or to renew an application, in Registrar’s Office, for Master’s degrees and certificates to be awarded in May. (After this date, application may be filed only until February 15 upon payment of $25 late fee.)


1

Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses for Spring Term 2011, file a Certificate of Equivalency, and for new students to enroll in or waive the Health Service Program and the Columbia Student Medical Insurance.


2

Wednesday. Requests for late registration under exceptional circumstances on or after this date require Registrar’s approval and payment of $100 late registration fee.


4

Friday. Last day to deposit final copies of Ed.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies for the February 9 award of degree.


4

Friday. Last day to deposit final Ph.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the February 9 award of degree.


9

Wednesday. Award of February degrees and certificates. No ceremony.


15

Tuesday. Last day to change points in variable point course.


18

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.


25

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9:00a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to 4:45p.m.

March
2011

1

Tuesday. Last day to submit, to the Registrar’s Office formal Master’s essay for May award of degree.


10

Thursday. Midterm date, Spring Term 2011.


13-20

Sunday-Sunday. Spring Holidays.

April
2011

25

Monday. Registration for the Summer and Autumn Term for continuing students via web and touch-tone registration begins.


25

Monday. Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for May award of degree.


29

Friday. Last day to deposit Ed.D. dissertation and abstracts for May award of degree.

May
2011

10

Tuesday. Last Day of Classes. End of Spring Term 2011.


11

Wednesday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Spring Term 2011 for students not remaining for Summer Session A. Extensions granted for students remaining for Commencement.


13

Friday. Last day to deposit final copies of Ph.D. dissertation with the Office of Doctoral Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the May award of degree.


17

Tuesday. Teachers College Master’s degrees Convocations.


18

Wednesday. University Commencement, Conferring of degrees, 10:30a.m. Teaches College Doctoral degrees Convocation, 2p.m.


20

Friday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Spring 2011 for students not remaining for Summer Session, but who participated in Commencement.


SUMMER TERM 2011: Session A (May 19 – June 29)

April
2011

25

Monday. Registration for Summer Term 2011 and Autumn Term 2011 for continuing students via web registration begins

May
2011

11

Wednesday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Spring Term students not remaining for the Summer Sessions. Extensions, up until May 20, will be granted for graduating students participating in Commencement


15 Sunday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for Summer Session A.

16

Monday. In-person Registration for Session A courses (Session B courses may be included).  Hours: 10a.m. to 6p.m. Registration for Summer Term 2011 begins for new students.


16 Monday. Opening day of Registration for the Autumn Term for new students via web. Registration is a continuous process through the end of add/drop on September 20. Students should contact their departments for program specific procedures and timelines.

17 Tuesday. Teachers College Master’s Degrees Convocations.

18 Wednesday. Commencement. Conferring of degrees, 10:30a.m. Teachers College Doctoral Convocation, 2:00p.m.

19

Thursday. Registration and changes in registration. Hours: 12 noon to 6:00p.m. Advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5p.m.


23-25

Monday-Wednesday. Registration and changes in registration for Session A (changes in Session B courses are also accepted). Hours: 12 noon to 6:00p.m. Advisors available from 3 to 5p.m.


25 Wednesday. Last day to add or drop Session A course.

27 Friday. Last day to add/drop points in variable-point courses for Summer Session A.

30 Monday. Memorial Day observed. University Holiday.

June
2011

17

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.), 9a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45p.m. to4:45p.m.


29 Wednesday. End of Summer Session A courses.

30

Thursday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence hall for students not remaining for Summer Session B.


4 Monday. Independence Day observed. College Holiday.

5 Tuesday. In-person Registration for Session B courses. Hours: 12 noon to 6p.m.

SUMMER TERM 2011: Session B (JULY 6 - AUGUST 16)


6 Wednesday. Session B courses begin.

6-7 Wednesday-Thursday. Registration and changes in registration for Session B courses.Hours: 12 noon - 6:00p.m. Advisors available from 3 to 5p.m.

12 Tuesday. Last day to add or drop Session B. courses.

15 Friday. Last day to add/drop points in variable-point coursesfor Summer Session B.
August
2011
1

Monday. Last day to file or to renew an application, in the Registrar's Office, for Master's degrees and certificates to be awarded in October. (After this date, application may be filed only  until August 15 upon payment of a $25 late fee.)


16 Tuesday. End of Summer Session B courses.

17 Wednesday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for students not remaining for the Autumn Term 2011.