Academic Calendar

The M.Ed. in Higher Education is offered entirely online and can be completed in as few as two years by working professionals. This program has two starting points during each semester – fall, spring and summer – allowing students to enter the program six times per year.

FALL 2014

August
18 Fall Session 1 – 8-week course begins
25 Fall Session 1 – 7-week courses begin

September
1 Labor Day holiday (University offices open)

October
1 Deadline for Intent to Graduate: May 2013
1 Last day to withdraw from Fall Session 1
10 Fall Session 1 ends
13 Fall Session 1 – 8-week course begins
14 Grades due
17 Grades available at myACU
22 Fall Session 2 – 7-week course begins

November
24-28 Thanksgiving holidays (University offices closed 21-23)

December
3 Last day to withdraw from Fall Session 2
12 Fall Session 2 ends
12 Commencement 7:30pm
16 -Jan 4 Winter Break
16 Grades due
19 Grades available at myACU

2015 – 2016 Academic Calendar

SPRING 2015

January
5-9 Residency Session
5 Spring 1 – 8-week course begins
12 Spring 1 – 7-week courses begins
19 Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday (University Offices closed)

February
18 Last day to withdraw from Spring Session 1
27 Spring Session 1 ends

March
1 Deadline for Intent to Graduate: August 2015
2 Spring Session 2 – 8-week course begins
3 Grades due
6 Grades available at myACU
9 Spring Session 2 – 7-week courses begins

April
15 Last day to withdraw from Spring Session 2
24 Spring Session 2 ends
27 Summer Session 1 – 8-week course begins
30 Grades due

SUMMER 2015

May
1 Grades available at myACU
4 Summer Session 1 – 7-week courses begin
4 Commencement 11:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

June
1 Deadline for Intent to Graduate: December 2015
10 Last day to withdraw from Summer Session 1
15-19 Residency Session for Higher Education
19 Summer Session 1 ends
22-26 Residency Session for Conflict Resolution
22 Summer Session 2 – 8-week course begins
23 Grades due
26 Grades available at myACU
29 Summer Session 2– 7-week courses begin

July
4 Independence Day (University offices closed)

August
7 Last day to withdraw from Summer Session 2
14 Summer Session 2 ends
18 Grades due
21 Grades available at myACU

FALL 2015

August
17 Fall Session 1 – 8-week course begins
24 Fall Session 1 – 7-week courses begin

September
7 Labor Day holiday (University offices open)
30 Last day to withdraw from Fall Session 1

October
1 Deadline for Intent to Graduate: May 2016
9 Fall Session 1 ends
12 Fall Session 2 – 8-week course begins
13 Grades due
17 Grades available at myACU
19 Fall Session 2 – 7-week courses begin

November
25-27 Thanksgiving holidays (University offices closed)

December
2 Last day to withdraw from Fall Session 2
11 Fall Session 2 ends
11 Commencement 7:30 pm
16-Jan 1 Winter Break
15 Grades due
18 Grades available at myACU

SPRING 2016

January
4-8 Residency Session
4 Spring Session 1 – 8-week course begins
11 Spring Session 1 – 7-week courses begin
18 Martin L. King, Jr. Holiday (University Offices closed)

February
17 Last day to withdraw from Spring Session 1
26 Spring Session 1 ends
29 Spring Session 2 – 8-week course begins

March
1 Deadline for Intent to Graduate: August 2016
1 Grades due
4 Grades available at myACU
7 Spring Session 2 – 7-week courses begin

April
13 Last day to withdraw from Spring Session 2
22 Spring Session 2 ends
25 Summer Session 1 – 8-week course begins
26 Grades due
29 Grades available at myACU

SUMMER 2016

May
2 Summer Session 1 – 7-week courses begin
7 Commencement 11:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m.

June
1 Deadline for Intent to Graduate: December 2016
8 Last day to withdraw from Summer Session 1
17 Summer Session 1 ends
20-24 Residency Session for Higher Education
20 Summer Session 2 – 8-week course begins
21 Grades due
24 Grades available at myACU
27 Summer Session 2– 7-week courses begin
27-July 1 Residency Session for Conflict Resolution

July
4 Independence Day (University offices closed)

August
3 Last day to withdraw from Summer Session 2
12 Summer Session 2 ends
16 Grades due
19 Grades available at myACU

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