Stanford Academic Calendar 2008-09

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					                                   Stanford Academic Calendar 2008-09
                               An online version of this calendar is available at the University Registrar’s web site: http://registrar.stanford.edu/academic_calendar/
AUTUMN QUARTER                                                                                    SPRING QUARTER
   AUGUST                                                                                            MARCH
18 (Mon) ...............        Axess opens for course enrollment                                 9 (Mon) ................. Axess opens for course enrollment
27 (Wed) ................       1st-year M.D. students, first day of instruction*                 20 (Fri)................... Course enrollment deadline to receive stipend or
28 (Thu) ................       2nd-year M.D. students, first day of instruction*                                             refund check on first day of term
   SEPTEMBER                                                                                      30 (Mon) ............... Full refund for Spring Quarter leave of absence;
2 (Tue) ...................     Law School semester begins*                                                                   last day to file Leave of Absence†
12 (Fri)...................     Course enrollment deadline to receive stipend or                  31 (Tue) ................. First day of quarter; instruction begins*
                                refund check on first day of term
16 (Tue) .................      New undergraduates arrive; Convocation                  APRIL
22 (Mon) ...............        Full refund for Autumn Quarter leave of absence;     2 (Thu) .................. Conferral of degrees, Winter Quarter
                                last day to file Leave of Absence†                   12 (Sun) ................. Study list deadline
22 (Mon) ...............        First day of quarter; instruction begins*            12 (Sun) ................. Application deadline for Spring Quarter degree
25 (Thu) ................       Conferral of degrees, Summer Quarter                                              conferral
   OCTOBER                                                                           14 (Tue) ................. Matriculated undergraduate financial aid application,
5 (Sun) ...................     Study list deadline                                                               deadline to file
9 (Thu) ..................      Yom Kippur (classes held)**                          19 (Sun) ................. Add deadline (courses)
12 (Sun) .................      Add deadline (courses)                               26 (Sun) ................. Drop deadline (courses); last day to adjust units on
19 (Sun) .................      Drop deadline (courses); last day to adjust units                                 variable-unit courses; last day for tuition reassessment
                                on variable-unit courses; last day for tuition                                    for dropped courses or units
                                reassessment for dropped courses or units               MAY
   NOVEMBER                                                                          10 (Sun) ................. Law School graduation ceremony
2 (Sun) ...................     Change of grading basis deadline                     10 (Sun) ................. Change of grading basis deadline
9 (Sun) ...................     Term withdrawal deadline; last day to withdraw       12 (Tue) ................. Term withdrawal deadline; last day to withdraw from
                                from the University with a partial refund†                                        the University with a partial refund†
16 (Sun) .................      Course withdrawal deadline                           25 (Mon) ............... Memorial Day (holiday, no classes)
16 (Sun) .................      Application deadline for Autumn Quarter degree       25 (Mon) ............... Course withdrawal deadline
                                conferral                                            28-June 3 (Thu-Wed) Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at
24-28 (Mon-Fri) ....            Thanksgiving Recess (no classes)                                                  last class
30 - Dec 6 (Sun-Sat)            Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, 29-June 4 (Fri-Thu) End-Quarter Period
                                at last class                                           JUNE
   DECEMBER                                                                          3 (Wed) .................. Last day of classes
1 - 7 (Mon-Sun) .....           End-Quarter Period                                   4 (Thu) .................. Day before finals, no classes
3 (Wed) ..................      Law School classes end                               5 (Fri)..................... University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D.
5 (Fri).....................    Last day of classes (unless class meets on Saturday)                              dissertation, last day to submit at noon
8 - 18 (Mon-Thu) ..             Law School examinations for 2nd/3rd-year students 5 - 10 (Fri-Wed) ..... End-Quarter examinations
8 - 12 (Mon-Fri) ....           End-Quarter examinations                             11 (Thu) ................ Grades for graduating students due at noon
9 - 18 (Tue-Thu) ....           Law School examinations for 1st-year students        13 (Sat) .................. Senior Class Day
12 (Fri)...................     University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D.    13 (Sat) .................. Baccalaureate Saturday
                                dissertation, last day to submit at noon             14 (Sun) ................. Commencement
16 (Tue) .................      Grades due at 11:59 p.m.                             16 (Tue) ................. Grades for non-graduating students due at 11:59 p.m.

WINTER QUARTER                                                                                    SUMMER QUARTER
   NOVEMBER                                                                                           APRIL
17 (Mon) ............... Axess opens for course enrollment                                        13 (Mon) ............... Axess opens for course enrollment
   DECEMBER                                                                                          JUNE
12 (Fri) .................. Course enrollment deadline to receive stipend or                      12 (Fri)................... Course enrollment deadline to receive stipend or
                            refund check on first day of term                                                                  refund check on first day of term
                                                                                                  22 (Mon) ............... Full refund for Summer Quarter leave of absence; last
   JANUARY                                                                                                                     day to file Leave of Absence†
5 (Mon) ................. Full refund for Winter Quarter leave of absence;                        23 (Tue) ................. First day of quarter; instruction begins*
                            last day to file Leave of Absence†                                    28 (Sun) ................. Study list deadline
5 (Mon) ................. Law School Semester begins*                                                JULY
6 (Tue) ................... First day of quarter; instruction begins*
8 (Thu) .................. Conferral of degrees, Autumn Quarter                                   3 (Fri)..................... Independence Day observed (holiday, no classes)
19 (Mon) ............... Martin Luther King, Jr., Day (holiday, no classes)                       5 (Sun) ................... Add deadline (courses)
19 (Mon) ............... Study list deadline                                                      12 (Sun) ................. Drop deadline (courses); last day to adjust units on
25 (Sun) ................. Add deadline (courses or)                                                                           variable-unit courses; last day for tuition reassessment
                                                                                                                               for dropped courses or units
   FEBRUARY                                                                                       24 (Fri)................... Term withdrawal deadline; last day to withdraw from
1 (Sun) ................... Drop deadline (courses); last day to adjust units                                                  the University with a partial refund†
                            on variable-unit courses; last day for tuition                        26 (Sun) ................. Change of grading basis deadline
                            reassessment for dropped courses or units                                AUGUST
16 (Mon) ............... Presidents’ Day (holiday, no classes; Law classes meet)
16 (Mon) ............... Change of grading basis deadline                                         2 (Sun) ................... Course withdrawal deadline
18 (Wed) ................ Term withdrawal deadline; last day to withdraw                          2 (Sun) ................... Application deadline for Summer Quarter degree
                            from the University with a partial refund†                                                         conferral
                                                                                                  7 - 13 (Fri-Thu) ..... Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course, at
   MARCH                                                                                                                       last class
1 (Sun) ................... Course withdrawal deadline                                            8 - 13 (Sat-Thu) ..... End-Quarter Period
1 (Sun) ................... Application deadline for Winter Quarter degree                        13 (Thu) ................ Last day of classes
                            conferral                                                             14 - 15 (Fri-Sat) ..... End-Quarter examinations
8 - 14 (Sun-Sat) ...... Last opportunity to arrange Incomplete in a course,                       18 (Tue) ................. Grades due at 11:59 p.m.
                            at last class                                                            SEPTEMBER
9 - 15 (Mon-Sun) ... End-Quarter Period
13 (Fri)................... Last day of classes (unless class meets on Saturday)                  18 (Fri)................... University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D.
16 - 20 (Mon-Fri) .. End-Quarter examinations                                                                                  dissertation, last day to submit at noon
20 (Fri)................... University thesis, D.M.A. final project, or Ph.D.
                            dissertation, last day to submit at noon
24 (Tue) ................. Grades due at 11:59 p.m.                                                                        Academic Calendar 2009-10
   APRIL                                                                                                                First day of classes and last day of finals
23 (Thu) ................ Law School classes end                                                         Autumn Quarter       September 21 and December 11
28-May 6 (Tue-Wed) Law School examinations                                                               Winter Quarter       January 5 and March 19
                                                                                                         Spring Quarter       March 30 and June 9 (Commencement June 13)
* The University Bill is issued monthly on the 20th of each month. Billed
   charges are due by the 15th of the following month unless otherwise                                   Summer Quarter       June 22 and August 14
   specified. For further information, see the Student Financial Services web
   site at http://sfs.stanford.edu/.
† For complete Leave of Absence refund schedule, see the Time Schedule of
   Classes.
                                                                                                                                                                          Issued April 18, 2008
** Some students will be observing Yom Kippur and are not expected to
   attend classes. Some faculty will not be holding classes.