Academic Calendar 2013

Fall Semester 2013
September  9th 2013 – December 11th 2013 (14 Weeks)
 
 MONTH  DAY  EVENT
 September 2nd  Monday  Hostels Open for New Student Check In
 September 2nd  -6th  Monday-Friday  Undergraduate Student Orientation [Placement Tests, Parents’ Orientation, Registration]
 
  September 8th
 Sunday  Hostels Open for Continuing Students 
 Check In
 September 9th
 Monday  INSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR FALL SEMESTER 2013 Last Day to Register for Classes Without being Charged Late Fee. Add/Drop fee of ksh.500 charges begin.
 September 10th  Tuesday  Late Registration Fee of Kshs. 2000.00 Assessed
 September 16th  Monday  Last Day for Late Registration and Course Addition Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 90% Refund
 September 23rd  Monday  Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 75% Refund(no more partial refund on dropped courses after this date) Last day for payment of All Fess.
 Last day to get Financial Clearance to Attend Fall 2013 Semester Classes
 September 23rd  Monday
 (Celebrated On Friday 20th  September 2013)
 Freida Brown Day 
 October 1st  Tuesday  Undergraduate and Graduate (MBA)
 Admission Application Deadline for Spring 2014
 October 20th  Sunday  Mashujaa Day (Holiday).
 October 21st  Monday  Mashujaa Day Holiday Celebrated.
 USIU Offices Are Closed.  
 No Classes
 October 22nd - 28th  Tuesday - Monday  MID-TERM EXAM WEEK
 November 1st  Friday  English and Math Placement Tests
 November 4th  Monday  Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes
 November 11th -  22nd  Monday-Friday  Pre-Registration for Spring Semester 2014 (Undergraduate)
 November 25th  Monday  Pre-Registration for Spring Semester 2014 (Graduate)
 Web Registration Continues Through January 5th 2014
 December 4th  Wednesday  INSTRUCTION FOR FALL SEMESTER 2013 ENDS
 December 5th– December 10th  Thursday-Tuesday  Final Exam Week
 December 11th  Wednesday  Check-Out of Hostels.  
 Academic Recess Begins.
 December 12th  Thursday  Jamhuri Day  (Holiday)  
 USIU Offices Are Closed
 December 13th  Friday  Graduate Student Orientation and Registration for Spring 2014.
 December 20th  Friday  University Closes for Holidays
 Fall Semester 2013 Academic Recess –December 11th – January 5th 2014 (3 Weeks break)

 

Spring Semester 2014
January 13th 2014 – April 18th 2014 (14 Weeks)
 
DATE  DAY  EVENT
 January 2nd  Thursday  Fall 2013 Grades due in the Registrar’s office
 January 5th  Sunday  Hostels Open for New Student Check In
 January 6th -10th  Monday - Friday   Undergraduate Student Orientation [Placement Tests,Parents’ Orientation, Registration]
 January 12th  Sunday  Hostels Open for Continuing Students Check In
 January 13th   Monday  INSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR SPRING SEMESTER 2014
 Last Day to Register for Classes without Being Charged late fee.
 Add/Drop fee of ksh.500 begins.
January 14th   Tuesday  Late Registration Fee of Kshs. 2000.00 Assessed
January 27th  Monday  Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 75% Refund (no more partial refund on dropped courses after this date).
 Last Day for Payment of All Fees.
 Last Day to get Financial Clearance to Attend Spring 2014 Semester Classes
 February 10th  Monday August 2014 Graduation Applications Begin
 Feb 24th–1st March  Monday - Saturday  MID-TERM EXAM WEEK
 March 3rd  Monday  Last day to WITHDRAW from classes.
 March 7th   Friday  Math and English Placement Tests
 March 10th – 21st  Monday- Friday  Preregistration for Summer Semester 2014 (Undergraduates)
 March 14th  Monday- Friday  All Undergraduate and Graduate (MBA only) Admission Application Deadline for Summer Semester 2014.
 March 24th  Monday  Preregistration For Summer Semester 2014 (Graduates) Web Registration continues To May 19th 2014 for all students
 March 31st  Monday  Graduation Application Deadline
 April  12th  Saturday  INSTRUCTION FOR SPRING SEMESTER  2014 ENDS
April 11th-  17th  Friday -     Thursday  FINAL EXAM WEEK
April 18th  Friday  Check-Out of Hostels Good Friday (Holiday) USIU Offices Closed
 April 20th Sunday  Easter Sunday
 April 21st  Monday  Easter Monday (Holiday) USIU offices closed
 April 22nd- 9th May  Tue-Friday  Spring/Summer Intersession Begins
 (Community Service & MA Clinical Psychology only)
 April 23rd-25th  Wed- Fri  Student Leadership training(Leadership Retreat)
 April 30th  Wednesday  Graduate orientation
     
   Spring 2014 Academic Recess - April 18th 2014 – May 11th 2014 (3 Weeks Break)  

Summer Semester 2014
May 5th 2014– August 8th 2014 (14 Weeks)
 
DATE DAY  EVENT
 May 1st    Thursday  Labor Day Holiday. USIU Offices are closed.
 May  4th  Sunday   Hostels Open for New Student Check In
 May 5th  Monday -  Friday  Undergraduate student Orientation Placement Tests[Parent Orientation ,Registration]
 Spring 2014 Grades due in the Registrar’s office
 May  11th  Sunday   Hostels Open for Continuing Students Check In
 May 12th  Monday   INSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR SUMMER  SEMESTER 2014
 Last Day to Register for Classes Without Paying
 Late Fee. Add /drop fee of Ksh.500 begin

 
 May 13th   Tuesday   Late Registration Fee of Kshs. 2000 Assessed.
 May 19th   Monday  Last Day for Late Registration and Course Addition Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 90% Refund
 May 26th  Monday  Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 75% Refund (no more partial refund on dropped courses after this date) Last Day for Payment of Fees Last Day to get Financial Clearance to Attend SUMMER SEMESTER 2014
 June 1st  Sunday  MADARAKA DAY
 June 2nd  Monday  MADARAKA DAY. Holiday observed.  
 USIU Offices Are Closed.  
 No Classes    
 June 23rd - 28th  Monday - Saturday   MID-TERM EXAM WEEK
 June  30th  Monday  Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes
 July 1st   Tuesday  Undergraduate and Graduate(All Majors) Application Deadline for Fall 2014 Semester
 July 4th  Friday  U.S. Independence Day  (Holiday).Offices  Are Closed. No Classes
 July 11th  Friday  Math and English Placement  tests                                                        
 July 7th- 19th  Monday –  Friday  Pre-Registration for FALL SEMESTER 2014(Undergraduate) 
 July 21st  Monday  Pre-Registration For FALL SEMESTER 2014(Graduate) Web Registration Continues Through September 15th  2014
 August 9th   Saturday  INSTRUCTION FOR SUMMER SEMESTER 2014 ENDS
 August 11th-16th   Monday -  Saturday  FINAL EXAMS
 August 17th  Sunday   Check-Out of Hostels
 August 18th-22nd  Monday- Friday  Graduation Preparation Week
 August  23rd  Saturday  Graduation/ Commencement Day
   Summer Semester 2014 Academic Recess –August 17th – September 7th 2014 (3 Weeks Break)  
     
 
Fall Semester 2014
September 8th 2014 – December 11th 2014 (14 Weeks)

 
DATE DAY EVENT
 August  29th  Friday  Graduate orientation and registration 
 August 30th  Sunday  Hostels Open for New Student Check In
 September 1st  -5th  Monday- Friday  Undergraduate Student Orientation [Placement Tests, Parents’ Orientation, Registration]
 September 7th   Sunday  Hostels Open for Continuing Students Check In
 September 8th  Tuesday  INSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR FALL SEMESTER 2014 INSTRUCTION BEGINS FOR FALL SEMESTER 2014
 Last Day to Register for Classes without Being Charged late fee.
 Add/Drop fee of ksh.500 begins.
 September 9th  Tuesday  Late Registration Fee of Kshs. 2000.00 Assessed
 September 15th  Monday  Last Day for Late Registration and Course Addition Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 90% Refund
 September 22nd  Monday
              
 Last Day to Drop a Course and Receive a 75% Refund(no more partial refund on dropped courses after this date)
 Last Day for Payment of Fees Last Day to get Financial Clearance to Attend Fall Semester 2014
 September 23rd  Tuesday (Celebrated On Friday 26th  September 2014)  Freida Brown Day
 October 1st   Wednesday  Undergraduate and Graduate (MBA) Admission Application Deadline for Spring  2015
 October 20th  Monday  Mashujaa Day Holiday Celebrated.
 USIU Offices are closed.
 No Classes.
 October 21st - October 27th   Tuesday-Monday  MID-TERM EXAM WEEK
 November 3rd  Monday  Last Day to WITHDRAW from Classes
 November 8th  Friday  English and Math Placement Tests
 November 10th- 21st  Monday-Friday  Pre-Registration for Spring Semester 2015(Undergraduate)
 November 24th  Monday  Pre-Registration for Spring Semester 2015 (Graduate) Web Registration Continues Through January 4th 2015
 December 4th  Tuesday  INSTRUCTION  FOR FALL SEMESTER 2014 ENDS
 December 5th– December 11th  Friday- Thursday  Final Exam Week
 December 12th  Friday  Jamhuri Day  (Holiday)  
 USIU Offices Are Closed
 Check-Out of Hostels.  
 Academic Recess Begins
 December 15th  Monday  Graduate Student Orientation and Registration for Spring 2015
 December 19th  Friday  University Closed for Holidays
 2nd January  2015  Friday  Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office
   Fall Semester 2014 Academic Recess –December 12th – January 11th 2015 (4 Weeks break)