For past, present and future academic dates, be sure to visit the Duke Registrar's website.
20 New student orientation
26 Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
30 Wait lists for Fall 2013 are erased.
2 Labor Day. Classes in session.
6 Drop/Add ends.
Note: No course may be added after this date.
Between 9/06 and 11/08, students may withdraw from a course with permission from their academic dean. A grade of W will be assigned by the instructor.
Deadline for enrollment on an audit basis.
13 Deadline for making course corrections.
Deadline for switching a course to Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) grading basis.
22 Engineering Phonathon (September 22, 23, and 29)
27 Final date to submit work for Spring or Summer 2013 incompletes.
11 Last day for reporting mid-term grades.
Fall break begins at 7:00 p.m.
16 Classes resume at 8:30 a.m.
25 Parents' Weekend begins.
1 Deadline for submitting diploma forms online.
6 Registration begins for Spring Semester 2014.
8 Deadline for withdrawing from a course (see other note for September 6).
Deadline for switching from Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) to letter grade basis.
Board of Visitors - Fall Meeting (Nov. 8-9, 2013)
15 Last day to petition for relief from three final exams within 24 hours. Forms available on the Registrar's
20 Registration ends for Spring Semester 2014.
21 Drop/Add for Spring courses begins.
26 Thanksgiving recess begins at 10:30 p.m.
2 Classes resume at 8:30 a.m.
6 Fall Semester classes end.
7 Reading period begins; extends through Monday, December 9.
10 Final exams begin at 9:00 a.m.
15 Final exams end at 10:00 p.m.