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Week 1 20 August Freshman Orientation 21 August (Tuesday)
Core Testing
FYS Faculty Assist
Times TBA  
22 August
Classes Begin  
24 August
Core Testing in Class
Writing Assessment
Week 2 27 August
28 August (Tuesday)
Last day to withdraw without a record  
29 August
Brief FYS faculty meeting in L317 at 12:30
31 August
Core Testing in Class
Speech Assessment
Week 3 3 September
Labor Day Holiday
No Classes
4 September (Tuesday)
Last day to add a class
5 September   7 September
Suggested Study Skills Session  
Week 4 10 September 12 September
FYS Classic Film Series:
The Manchurian Candidate
7:00 in SLH
14 September
Suggested Study Skills Session
Week 5 17 September
FYS faculty meeting in L317 at 12:00  
19 September   21 September
Suggested Study Skills Session
Week 6 24 September
25 September (Tuesday)
Jazz from Chicago with Vox Arcana. 12:00 (workshop) and 7:00 (concert) in Steigerwald.
Official FYS cultural event.
26 September 28 September
Suggested Study Skills Section
Villa Players Production
9/28, 9/20, 9/30
(details TBA)  
Week 7 1 October 3 October   5 October
Suggested Study Skills Session
Villa Players Production
10/5, 10/6, 10/7
(details TBA)  
Week 8 8 October 10 October FYS Classic Film Series:
Aguirre, The Wrath of God
7:00 in SLH
12 October
Midterm Break
No Classes Thursday and Friday
Week 9 15 October
Midterm Grades Due at 9:00 a.m.  
17 October
Advising Sessions for Freshmen
10/16-10/19
19 October    
Week 10 22 October
23 October (Tuesday)
Last day to withdraw with a passing grade
24 October   26 October
Suggested Study Skills Session
Week 11 29 October 31 October Spring priority registration for freshmen begins on 1 November (Thursday). FYS
Classic Film Series: The Haunting
7:00 Wednesday in SLH    
2 November
Suggested Study Skills Session
Week 12 5 November 7 November   9 November
Suggested Study Skills Session 
Week 13 12 November 14 November
FYS Classic Film Series:
Mon Oncle
7:00 in SLH    
16 November Villa Players Production
11/16, 11/17, 11/18
(details TBA)    
Week 14 19 November
Latif Bolat
Turkish Music and Culture
(lecture and performance)  
21 November No class-Thanksgiving Holiday 23 November
No Class - Thanksgiving Holiday
Villa Players Production
11/23, 11/24, 11/25
(details TBA)  
Week 15 26 November 28 November 30 November
Week 16 3 December 5 December 7 December