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Fall 2014

Fall 2014 (August 18-December 12)

  • March 31-April 11: Priority registration begins for fall 2014 courses
  • April 12: Open registration begins for fall 2014 courses
  • August 18: Classes for many online and distance courses start this week. But check your schedule, since there are many variations.
  • August 22: Late registration and change-of-course end for classes starting the week of August 19
  • September 1: Labor Day; the university is closed
  • October 20-21: Fall break; no classes meet, but online students can still access courses and university administrative offices are still open
  • October 22: Course withdrawal period ends for semester-long online and distance classes
  • November 26-November 30: Thanksgiving break; the university is closed
  • December 6: Final exam day for Saturday classes
  • December 9-12: Finals for 16-week classes
  • December 12: Semester ends
  • December 13: December commencement
  • December 16: Grades posted
  • December 14-January 4: Semester break

Note that many online and distance education classes do not follow the same schedule as main-campus classes. Make sure you are aware of all start, end, withdrawal, and other important dates related to your classes. A time ticket is required for registration. To check this visit

Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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