Each year the Division of Academic Affairs holds opening week activities for faculty and academic affairs staff to kick off the academic year. These activities include, Monday: new faculty orientation (community engagement), Tuesday: new faculty orientation (ADVANCE/provost), Wednesday: new faculty orientation (HR/benefits), Thursday: University Convocation, Friday: college and department meetings, Sunday: new student orientation and Monday: classes begin.
For the 2023-24 academic year, the opening week dates are Monday, Aug. 14, through Monday, Aug. 21.
Monday, Aug. 14
2023-24 Academic year begins
New Faculty Orientation (community engagement)
Tuesday, Aug. 15
New Faculty Orientation (ADVANCE/provost)
Wednesday, Aug. 16
New Faculty Orientation (HR/benefits)
Thursday, Aug. 17
Friday, Aug. 18
College and Department Meetings
Sunday, Aug. 20
New Student Convocation
Monday, Aug. 21
First Day of Class