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Academic Calendar 2012-2013


AUGUST

Date Day Description
23 Thurs First-Year Students Arrive
25 Sat Upper-class Student Residences and Dining Halls Open *
26 Sun Academic Advising and Drop/Add Day; Beginning of S/U Grade Option
26 Sun Founders' Day Convocation
27 Mon First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule)


SEPTEMBER

Date Day Description
5

21
Wed

Fri
End of Drop/Add Period and S/U Grade Option for Full-Term & First-Half-of-Term courses
First-Half-of-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (With a Grade of W)


OCTOBER

Date Day Description
6-9 Sat-Tues Mid-Term Recess

13
17
Sat
Wed
Homecoming
Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
26 Fri Full-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with a Grade of W);
Second-Half-of-Term Courses Drop/Add Period and S/U Grade Option End
26-28 Fri-Sun Family Weekend


NOVEMBER

Date Day Description
5-9
14
Mon-Fri
Wed
Course Registration for Spring 2013 Term
Second-Half-of-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with a Grade of W)
21-25 Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Recess


DECEMBER

Date Day Description
7 Fri Last Day of Classes
8-9 Sat-Sun Review Period
10-11 Mon-Tues Examination Period (schedule)
12 Wed Review Period
13-14 Thurs-Fri Examination Period (schedule)
15 Sat Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 3:00 pm*
26 Wed All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 am


JANUARY

Date Day Description
19 Sat Residence and Dining Halls Open *
20 Sun Academic Advising and Drop/Add Day;Beginning of S/U Grade Option
21 Mon First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule)
22 Tues Begin Submission of Applications for Fall 2013 and/or Spring 2014 Academic Leave of Absence
30 Wed End of Drop/Add Period and S/U Grade Option for Full Term & First-Half-of-Term courses


FEBRUARY

Date Day Description
15
22
Fri
Fri
First-Half-of-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with a Grade of W)
Deadline for Submission of Applications for Fall 2013 and/or Spring 2014 Academic Leave of Absence


MARCH

Date Day Description
1 Fri Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only)
 9-17
18
Sat-Sun
Monday
Sat-Sun Mid-Term Recess
Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
 27 Wed Full-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with a Grade of W);
Second-Half-of-Term Courses Drop/Add Period and S/U Grade Option End


APRIL

Date Day Description
8-11
12
Mon-Thurs
Mon
Course Registration for Fall 2013 Term
Second-Half-of-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with a Grade of W)


MAY

Date Day Description
3 Fri Last Day of Classes
4-5 Sat-Sun Review Period
6-7 Mon-Tues Examination Period
8 Wed Review Period
9-10 Thurs-Fri Examination Period
11 Sat Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 3:00 pm *
13 Mon Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
14-15 Tues-Wed Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
18 Sat Baccalaureate
19 Sun Commencement
20 Mon Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 3:00 p.m. *
21 Tues All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.


MAY/JUNE

Date Day Description
30-2 Thurs-Sun  Reunion Weekend

*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life