Important Dates for the Start of the Fall Semester...
Aug 22-23 - First Day of Classes... There is a MANDATORY one-time 50-minute orientation session for all new ASTR 111 and/or 111A students. This session is essential to introduce new ASTR students to the self-paced course structure and operation. Students should report to the Astronomy Center (Room 008) at the time determined by the section in which you are enrolled. Refer to your course schedule for this date and time.
Aug 25 - Center Opens for Testing... The Center will open for students to begin sitting for examinations and pre-labs. Students will have access to the study computers on this date.
Aug 25 - Lab 0 Begins... Lab 0 is an orientation to the laboratory portion of the course where students will meet the lab instructors, be given a tour of the Astronomy Center, and be shown how to sign up for their lab times. Students will have the opportunity to sign up for Lab 0 during the first orientation meeting. Note: All ASTR students enrolled in ASTR 111 and/or 111A are required to complete laboratory units.
Aug 25 - Lab Registration Opens... Lab registration opens to allow all ASTR students to begin signing up for their required laboratory units. When signing up for labs, remember to allow enough time in between other classes to arrive to lab on time. Note: Students arriving to lab late will be denied access to the lab.
Sept 1-2 - Center CLOSED for Labor Day
Sept 3-6 - Planetariums... The planetarium sessions (unit 51) will be held on the concourse of the Carolina Coliseum in the corner closest to the Marriott on Assembly St. Students will have the opportunity to sign up for a session during the first orientation meeting.
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