Calendar

This calendar includes dates that are not able to be published through the KU Events calendar (e.g., faculty meetings, etc.).

 

2015-2016 J-School Calendar

Aug. 24 First day of fall classes  
Sept. 7 Labor Day No classes, offices closed
Sept. 11 News/info track meeting 303 SF, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 Strat comm track meeting 206 SF, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Sept. 11 Faculty meeting 1:30-3 p.m., SF 206
Sept. 12 68th Annual KU Band Day 12:30 p.m. parade and 6 p.m. football vs. Memphis
Sept. 18 KU Digital Media Summit

The Commons, Spooner Hall, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Sept. 22 New Student Orientation dinner and mingle Clarkson Gallery, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Sept. 23 KSPA Fall Conference Kansas Union
Sept. 23-25 GALvanize workshop with Laura Okmin FOX NFL sideline reporter, TBA
Sept. 29 Doughnuts with the Dean Clarkson Gallery, 9 a.m.
Sept. 29 Wooldridge Scholarship Dinner Kansas Union, English Room, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 10-13 Fall Break No classes
Oct. 18-20 Kansas Association of Broadcasters Convention Oread Hotel
Oct. 23 News/info track meeting 303 SF, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 Strat comm track meeting 206 SF, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 Faculty meeting 1:30-3 p.m., SF 206
Oct. 29-31 J-School Generations Check back for registration information
Oct. 31 KU Homecoming vs. Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, time TBA
Nov. 4 Doughnuts with the Dean Clarkson Gallery, 9 a.m.
Nov. 11 Veterans Day USS & UPS staff holiday with supervisor permission
Nov. 12-15 JEA/NSPA Conference Orlando
Dec. 10 Last day of fall classes  
Dec. 11 Stop day  
Dec. 11 News/info track meeting 303 SF, 9-10 a.m.
Dec. 11 Strat comm track meeting 206 SF, 9-10 a.m.
Dec. 11 Faculty meeting with lunch following 10-11:30 a.m., 206 SF
Dec. 14-18 Finals  
Dec. 24-25 Christmas Holiday Offices closed
Dec. 29 Fall grades due  
Jan. 1 New Year's Day holiday Offices closed
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Day holiday Offices closed
Jan. 19 First day of spring classes  
Jan. 29 News/info track meeting 303 SF, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 Strat comm track meeting 206 SF, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Jan. 29 Faculty meeting 1:30-3 p.m., 206 SF
Feb. 24 KSPA Regional Competition Kansas Union
March 14-18 Spring Break  
March 25 News/info track meeting 303 SF, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
March 25 Strat comm track meeting 206 SF, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
March 25 Faculty meeting 1:30-3 p.m., SF 206
April 14 School of Journalism Awards & Scholarship Ceremony and William Allen White Foundation Citation presentation
Kansas Union Ballroom
April 14-17 JEA/NSPA Conference Los Angeles
April 15 William Allen White Foundation Board of Trustees meeting

Kansas Union, Alderson Auditorium

April 29 Strat comm track meeting 206 SF, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
May 5 Last day of classes  
May 6 Stop day  
May 6 News/info track meeting

303 SF, 9-10 a.m.

May 6 Faculty meeting with lunch following 10-11:30 a.m., SF 206
May 7 KSPA State Competition University of Kansas Memorial Union
May 9-13 Finals  
May 14 Journalism School Graduate Recognition Ceremony Lied Center and Stauffer-Flint lawn 
May 15 Commencement Memorial Stadium, 10:30 a.m.
May 30 Memorial Day holiday Offices closed
June 7 First day of summer classes  
June 19-23 Kansas Journalism Institute  
June 29 Last day of summer classes  

 


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