Academic Calendar

Important Dates for Current and Upcoming Programs

Fall 2014 Academic Calendar

  • August 25:  Social Pragmatics Early Orientation
  • August 28:  New students arrive; New Student & Family Orientation begins
  • August 30:  Convocation at 9:30 a.m..; New Student & Family Orientation continues
  • August 31:  Returning students arrive; New Student orientation continues
  • September 1:  New Student Orientation continues; Labor Day – Faculty & Staff working with new students on campus
  • September 2:  Classes begin at 8:30 am
  • September 10:  Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • September 26:  Family Weekend – no classes
  • September 27:  Family Weekend
  • September 29:  Last day to drop courses or change regular course enrollment to audit
  • September 30:  Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
  • October 2:  Professional Visit Day
  • October 13:  Columbus Day – staff holiday, offices closed, no classes
  • October 14:  Student long weekend, no classes, Administrative offices open
  • October 18: Open House
  • October 22:  Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
  • October 27:  Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
  • October 28:  Start date to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WFT (fail)
  • November 3:  Course registration for January Term 2015 begins
  • November 6: Professional Visit Day
  • November 7: Professional Visit Day
  • November 15: Open House
  • November 17:  Course registration for Spring 2015 begins
  • November 26:  Thanksgiving Break begins; No classes; Residence halls close at noon unless registered for break housing
  • November 27:  Thanksgiving – no classes
  • November 28:  No classes
  • November 30:  Residence halls open at noon
  • December 5:  Last day of classes
  • December 8:  Reading Day
  • December 9:  Final exams begin
  • December 11:  Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
  • December 12:  Final exams end, Orientation Meeting for Winter Study Abroad Programs
  • December 13:  Graduation
  • December 14:  Residence halls close at noon
  • December 16:  All grades due by 5 p.m.
  • December 23:  College closes for Staff at end of day

 

Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

  • January 2:         Staff returns from Holiday break-College opens
  • January 4          New & Returning J-Term students arrive on campus; Jump Start Orientation
  • January 5:         Classes begin for J-Term
  • January 22       Last day of J-Term. New students arrive; New Student & family orientation begins; Spring Faculty meeting
  • January 23:      New Student & Family Orientations continue
  • January 24:      Convocation; New Student & Family Orientation continues
  • January 25        Residence Halls open at noon for returning students; New Student Orientation continues
  • January 26:       New Student Orientation continues
  • January 27:       Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • January 27:       All grades for J-Term due by 5 p.m.
  • February 4:       Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • February 23:     Last day to drop courses or change regular course enrollment to audit
  • February 24:     Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
  • February 27:     Family Weekend – no classes
  • February 28:     Family Weekend continues
  • March 13:         Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
  • March 14:         Residence Halls close at noon unless registered for break housing.
  • March 22:         Residence Halls open at noon
  • March 23:         Classes begin at 8:30 am
  • March 25:         Mid-semester grades due by 5 pm
  • March 30:         Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
  • March 31:         Start date to withdraw from courses with a WP or WF
  • April 13:           Course registration for Summer 2015 begins
  • April 20:            Faculty Professional Development Day (No classes; offices open)
  • April 21:            Faculty Professional Development Day (No classes; offices open)
  • April 27:            Course registration for Fall 2015 begins
  • May 8:               Last day of classes
  • May 11:             Reading day
  • May 12:             Final exams begin
  • May 14:             Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
  • May 15:             Final exams end, Orientation Meeting for Summer Study Abroad Programs
  • May 16:             Graduation; Residence Halls close at noon
  • May 19:             All grades due by 5 p.m.

 

Fall 2015 Academic Calendar

  • August 24:       ASD Early Orientation
  • August 27:       New students arrive; New Student & Family Orientation begins           
  • August 29        Convocation; New Student & Family Orientation continues; Returning Students arrive
  • August 30:       New Student Orientation continues
  • August 31:       Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.              
  • September 7:   Labor Day; No classes, staff and faculty holiday
  • September 9:   Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • September 25:  Family Weekend - No classes
  • September 26:  Family Weekend
  • September 28:  Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
  • September 29:   Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
  • October 12:       Columbus Day – staff holiday, offices closed, no classes
  • October 13:       Student long weekend, no classes
  • October 21:       Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
  • October 26:       Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
  • October 27:       Start date to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
  • November 2       Course registration for January Term 2016 begins
  • November 16:    Course registration for Spring 2016 begins
  • November 25:    Thanksgiving Break begins; No classes. Residence halls close at noon unless registered for break housing
  • November 26:     Thanksgiving – no classes
  • November 27:     No classes
  • December 4:       Last day of classes
  • December 7        Reading Day
  • December 8:       Final exams begin
  • December 10      Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
  • December 11      Final exams end
  • December 12      Graduation
  • December 13:     Residence halls close at noon
  • December 15:     All grades due by 5 p.m.
  • December 23:     College closes for winter break at 5 p.m.
     

Spring 2016 Academic Calendar

  • January 3:      New & returning J-Term students arrive on campus; Jump Start Orientation
  • January 4:      Classes begin for J-Term
  • January 21:    Last day of J-Term. New students arrive; New Student & Family Orientation begins. “Welcome Back Faculty” meeting
  • January 22:    New student course registration; New Student & Family Orientation continues
  • January 23:    Convocation; New Student & Family Orientation continues
  • January 24:    Returning students arrive; New Student Orientation continues
  • January 25:    New Student Orientation continues
  • January 26:    Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • January 26:    Grades for J-Term due by 5 p.m.
  • February 3:    Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
  • February 22:  Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
  • February 23:  Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
  • February 26:  Family Weekend – no classes
  • February 27:  Family Weekend continues
  • March 11:      Spring Break begins at 5 p.m.
  • March 21:      Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • March 23:      Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
  • March 28:      Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
  • April 11:        Course registration for Summer 2016 begins
  • April 18:        Faculty Professional Development Day (No classes; offices open)              
  • April 19:        Faculty Professional Development Day (No classes; offices open)    
  • April 25:        Course registration for Fall 2016 begins                 
  • May 6:           Last day of classes
  • May 9:           Reading day
  • May 10:         Final exams begin
  • May 12:         Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
  • May 13:         Final exams end
  • May 14:         Graduation
  • May 15:         Residence Halls close at noon
  • May 17:         All grades due by 5 p.m.