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Academic Calendar

Spring Term 2018
Summer Term 2018
Fall Term 2018
January Term 2019
Spring Term 2019

Spring Term 2018

January 26 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
January 27 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
January 28 Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
January 29 New Student Orientation Continues
January 30 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
January 30 Grades for January Term due by 5 p.m.
February 7 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
February 23 Family Weekend—No Classes
February 24 Family Weekend Continues
February 26 Last day to drop courses, change enrollment status
February 27 First day to withdraw from courses with a W
March 9 Study Abroad Priority Application Deadline
March 16 Spring Break Begins at 5 p.m.
March 17 Residence Halls close at 12 noon
March 25 Residence Halls re-open at 12 noon
March 26 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
March 28 Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
April 2 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
April 3 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP (pass) or WF (fail)
April 16 Faculty Professional Development Day—No Classes
April 17 Faculty Professional Development Day—No Classes
April 18 On-campus course registration for Summer 2018 begins
April 30 Course registration for Fall 2018 begins
May 11 Last Day of Classes
May 14 Reading Day
May 15 Final Exams Begin
May 17 Grades for graduating students due by 5 p.m.
May 18 Final Exams End
May 18 Orientation for Summer Study Abroad
May 19 Graduation
May 20 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
May 22 Grades due by 5 p.m.

Summer Term 2018

June 3 Summer Session I residence halls open at noon
June 4 Summer Session I classes begin
June 20 S.T.E.P. at GWC registration & orientation
June 21 S.T.E.P. at GWC classes begin
June 25 ELO-STEM Module 1 classes begin
June 29 ELO-STEM Module 1 classes end
June 29 S.T.E.P. at GWC classes end
July 2 ELO-STEM Module 2 classes begin
July 4 Independence Day—No Classes, Faculty & Staff Holiday
July 6 ELO-STEM Module 2 classes end
July 6 Summer Session I classes end
July 7 Summer Session I residence halls close at noon, students remaining on campus for Summer Session II can move into their housing assignment
July 8 Summer Session II/Summer Session for Visiting College Students registration & orientation
July 9 Summer Session II/Summer Session for Visiting College Students classes begin
July 13 High School Summer Program Social Pragmatics Track registration & orientation
July 15 High School Summer Program Traditional Track registration & orientation
July 16 High School Summer Program Classes begin
July 20 Transition to College registration & orientation
July 23 Transition to College classes begin
July 30 Berkeley Intensive Workshops begins
August 3 Transition to College, High School Summer Program, and Berkeley Intensive Workshop classes end
August 4 Transition to College and High School Summer Program residence halls close at noon
August 10 Summer II, Visiting classes end
August 11 Summer II, Visiting residence halls close at noon

Fall Term 2018

August 27 Early Orientation
August 30 New Students Arrive; New Student & Family Orientation Begins
August 31 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
September 1 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues, Returning Students Arrive
September 2 New Student Orientation Continues
September 3 Labor Day—No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
September 4 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
September 12 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
September 28 Family Weekend—No Classes
September 29 Family Weekend Continues
October 1 Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit option or select the pass/low pass/fail option
October 2 Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
October 5 Study Abroad Priority Application Deadline
October 8 Columbus Day—No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
October 9 Student Long Weekend Continues—No Classes
October 24 Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
October 29 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
October 30 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP or WF
November 1 On-campus course registration for January Term 2019 begins
November 14 Course registration for Spring 2019 begins
November 21 Thanksgiving Break Begins—No Classes. Residence Halls close at 12 noon unless registered for break housing
November 22 Thanksgiving Day—No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
November 23 Day After Thanksgiving—No Classes; Faculty and Staff Holiday
November 25 Residence Halls re-open at 12 noon
December 7 Last Day of Classes
December 10 Reading Day
December 11 Final Exams Begin
December 13 Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
December 14 Final Exams End
December 14 Orientation for January Term Study Abroad
December 15 Graduation
December 16 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
December 18 All grades due by 5 p.m.

January Term 2019

January 6 New & Returning J-Term Students Arrive; Jump Start Orientation Begins
January 7 J-Term Classes Begin
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day—CLASSES WILL BE HELD (Faculty/staff holiday)
January 24 Last Day of J-Term; New Students Arrive, New Student & Family Orientation Begins

Spring Term 2019

January 25 New Student & Family Orientation Continues
January 26 Convocation; New Student Orientation Continues
January 27 Returning Students Arrive; New Student Orientation Continues
January 28 New Student Orientation Continues
January 29 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
January 29 Grades for January Term due by 5 p.m.
February 6 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular course enrollment
February 22 Family Weekend—No Classes
February 23 Family Weekend Continues
February 25 Last day to drop courses, change regular course enrollment to audit or select the pass/low pass/fail option
February 26 Start date to withdraw from courses with a W
March 1 Study Abroad Priority Application Deadline
March 15 Spring Break Begins at 5 p.m.
March 16 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
March 24 Residence Halls Reopen at 12 Noon
March 25 Classes Begin at 8:30 a.m.
March 27 Mid-semester grades due by 5 p.m.
April 1 Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
April 2 First day to withdraw from courses with a WP or WF
April 15 Faculty Professional Development Day—No Classes
April 16 Faculty Professional Development Day—No Classes
April 17 On-campus course registration for Summer 2019 begins
April 29 Course registration for Fall 2019 begins
May 10 Last Day of Classes
May 13 Reading Day
May 14 Final Exams Begin
May 16 Grades for graduating students due by 3 p.m.
May 17 Final Exams End
May 17 Orientation for Summer Study Abroad
May 18 Graduation
May 19 Residence Halls Close at 12 Noon
May 21 Grades due by 5 p.m.
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