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(Some dates may be subject to change, or to be announced.)

Summer Calendar 2019

Printable PDF 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Daily Class Meeting Schedule 2019-2020 - Semesters

Daily Class Meeting Schedule 2019-2020 - J-Term

Daily Schedule with Final Exam Blocks 2019-2020

Fall semester 2019-20

Deadline for all application materials for Fall semester new non-degree students

SU

4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19

Classes begin for F71 and 14-week courses

1

7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3

Add/drop deadline for F71 courses
(Process through Arches only)
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

1

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 (Arches)

Add/drop deadline for 14-week courses
(Process through Arches only)
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 (Arches)

Summer term incomplete coursework due to instructors^

3

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Pass/no credit deadline for F71 courses
(See P/NC policy)

3

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20
(Paper forms only)

Family Weekend

3

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 20-21

Deadline to drop F71 courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

4

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25
(Paper forms only)

Summer term incomplete grades due to the Registrar

4

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Withdrawal deadline for F71 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4
(Paper forms only)

Homecoming and Alumni Weekend

5

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 4-6

Symposium Day: Theme: What is a Life Well Lived?
(Attendance required, alternative day of learning)

6

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Registration for January term FY students
(Process through Arches)

6

Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 8-10

Pass/no credit deadline for 14-week courses
(See P/NC policy)

6

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct.11
(Paper forms only)

Registration for January term SO, JR, SR students
(Process through Arches)

7

Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 15-17

Deadline to drop 14-week courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees. (See policy)

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18
(Paper forms only)

Deadline to submit major declaration forms for Spring semester registration and advising (SO, JR, SR students)

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18

Last day of F71 courses

7

Friday, Oct. 18

Fall Break Day (no classes; campus offices open)

8

Monday, Oct. 21

First day of F72 courses

8

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Add/drop deadline for F72 courses (Paper forms)
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

8

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24
(Paper forms only)

Pass/no credit deadline for F72 courses
(See P/NC policy)

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8
(Paper forms only)

Withdrawal deadline for 14-week courses
No dropping permitted after this date

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8
(Paper forms only)

Registration for Spring semester SO, JR, SR students
(Process through Arches)

11

Monday-Friday, Nov. 11-15 (Arches)

Deadline to drop F72 courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

11

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13
(Paper forms only)

Registration for FY students
(Process through Arches)

12

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 20-22 (Arches)

Withdrawal deadline for F72 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

12

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22
(Paper forms only)

Open registration for January term for all students
(Process through Arches)

13

Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 25-26 (Arches)

*Application deadline for Spring part-time non-degree student materials (application, official transcripts, letter of support, etc.)

13

Monday, Nov. 25

Thanksgiving Break begins (no classes)

13

7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27
(College offices open on Wednesday)

Thanksgiving Break ends (classes resume)

14

7 a.m. Monday, Dec 2

Deadline for Final Exam petitions

14

Noon, Monday, Dec. 2
(Paper forms available in 109 Founders Hall)

Open registration for Spring semester for all students
(Process through Arches)

14-E

Monday-Friday, Dec. 2-13 (Arches)

Deadline for all application materials for Spring semester new non-degree students

14

4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6

Classes end

14

6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6

Exam week (See policies)

E

Monday-Friday, Dec. 9-13

Deadline to apply for Spring graduation 2020
(Process through Arches)

E

Noon, Friday, Dec. 13

Final grades due (Go to Arches)

B

Noon, Monday, Dec. 16

Graduation date for transcript

B

December 16, 2019

Winter Break (no classes)

B

Saturday, Dec. 14 - Sunday, Jan. 5

College Closed

B

Tuesday, Dec. 24 -Wednesday, Jan. 1

January term 2019-20

Arches January term enrollment changes for all students

B

Saturday-Wednesday, Jan. 4-8

January term classes begin

1

7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6 (Arches)

Pass/no credit deadline for January term courses
(See P/NC policy)

1

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8
(Paper forms only)

Add/drop deadline for January term courses
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

Deadline to reuse January term credits for the year. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

1

4:30 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 8
(Process through Arches and paper forms)

Withdrawal deadline for January term courses
No dropping permitted after this date

2

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14
(Paper forms only)

Fall semester incomplete coursework due to instructors^

2

Wednesday, Jan. 15

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (events/schedule TBD)

3

Monday, Jan. 20

Fall semester incomplete grades due to Registrar

3

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Classes end

4

6 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 28

January term recess begins

4

6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28

January term break (no classes, admin. offices open)

B

Wednesday-Tuesday, Jan. 29-Feb. 4

January term grades due (process through Arches)

B

2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30

Spring semester 2019-20

Arches Spring semester enrollment changes for all students

B

Monday-Friday, Feb. 3-7

Classes begin for S71 and 14-week courses

1

7 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5

Add/drop deadline for S71 courses
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)
(Process through Arches)

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7 (Arches)

First-year students may declare their academic majors in the Office of the Registrar

1

Monday, Feb. 3

Add/drop deadline for 14-week courses
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)
(Process through Arches)

2

4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 (Arches)

Pass/no credit deadline for S71 courses

3

4:30 pm Friday, Feb. 21
(Paper forms only)

"Wuesday" (classes follow a typical Tuesday schedule)

4

Wednesday, Feb. 26

January term incomplete coursework due to instructors^

4

Thursday, Feb. 27

Deadline to drop S71 courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

4

4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28
(Paper forms only)

Withdrawal deadline for S71 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 6
(Paper forms only)

Pass/no credit deadline for 14-week courses
(See P/NC policy)

6

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 13
(Paper forms only)

Deadline to drop 14-week courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

7

4:30 p.m., Friday, March 20

(Paper forms only)

Deadline to submit major declaration forms for Fall semester registration and advising

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20

Last day of S71 courses

7

Friday, March 20

Spring Break (no classes held, admin. offices open)

B

6 p.m. Friday, March 20 - 7 a.m. Monday, March 30

First day of S72 courses

8

Monday, March 30

Add/drop deadline for S72 course
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

8

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1
(Paper forms only)

Withdrawal deadline for S72 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

9

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7
(Paper forms only)

Easter recess begins

9

6 p.m. Thursday, April 9

No classes; campus closed

9

Friday, April 10

Easter recess ends/classes resume

10

7 a.m. Tuesday, April 14

During Easter Break there are no classes.

B

Offices closed Friday, open Monday.

Pass/no credit deadline for S72 courses
(See P/NC policy)

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 17
(Paper forms only)

Withdrawal deadline for 14-week courses
No dropping permitted after this date

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 17
(Paper forms only)

Registration for Fall semester and January term     SO, JR, SR students
(Process through Arches by assigned date/time)

11

Monday-Friday, April 20-24 (Arches)

 

Deadline to drop S72 courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees. (See policy)

11

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 24
(Paper forms only)

Registration for Fall semester and January term FY students

(Process through Arches by assigned date/time)

12

Wednesday April 29-Friday May 1 (Arches)

*Application deadline for Summer part-time non-degree student materials (application, official transcripts, letter of support, etc.)

13

4:30 p.m. Monday, May 4

Celebration of Learning

13

Wednesday, May 6

Deadline for Final Exam petitions

14

Noon, Monday, May 11
(Paper forms available in 109 Founders Hall)

Open Arches registration for Fall semester and January term for all students

14-E

Monday-Friday, May 11-22

Last day of S72 courses

14

Friday, May 15

Classes end

14

6 p.m. Friday, May 15

Deadline to apply for Fall semester graduation
(Process through Arches)

14

Noon, Friday, May 15

Exam Week (see policies)

E

Monday-Friday, May 18-22

Baccalaureate Service

SU

10 a.m. Saturday, May 23

Commencement Ceremony

SU

2 p.m. Saturday, May 23

Memorial Day (college closed)

SU

Monday, May 25

Final grades due (process through Arches)

SU

Noon, Tuesday, May 26

Graduation date from transcript

SU

May 26, 2020

Summer term 2020

Start of the term (travel courses): Monday, June 1

Start of on-campus classes: Monday, June 1

Spring semester incomplete coursework due to instructors: Thursday, June 25^

End of on-campus classes: Friday, June 26

On-campus experiences grades due: Monday, June 29

Spring incomplete grade due to Registrar: Thursday, July 2

Independence Day observed: Friday, July 3 (college closed, no classes)

Deadline to post summer term grades: Noon, Friday August 14

Deadline for part time non-degree fall application materials: Friday, August 14*

End of term (travel courses): Friday, August 14

Graduation date for transcript: Monday, August 17

Labor Day: Monday, September 7 (college closed)

Key:

^ Some faculty may require an earlier deadline for incomplete coursework. Extensions beyond the published deadline are only granted under rare circumstances and through prior petition by the Committee on Advanced Standing and Degrees. Forms available online and in 109 Founders Hall.

*Non-degree students must have all materials submitted for application by above deadlines (application, high school or college transcript, etc.) Registration takes place on-campus and in-person by appointment only.

F71 = Fall semester first seven week courses

F72 = Fall semester second seven week courses

S71 = Spring semester first seven week courses

S72 = Spring semester second seven week courses

B = Break week

(Some days of break there are no classes but offices are open, others the campus is closed)

E = Exam week

SU = Summer break

Wuesday = classes follow a typical Tuesday schedule on a Wednesday

Updated by B. Blackburn 6-03-19
Faculty and Board adopted 11-21-17