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Academic Calendar 2013–2014

August

Date Day Description
24 Sat First-year students arrive
27 Tues Upper-class student residences and dining halls open *
28
28
Wed
Wed
Drop/Add period begins
Founders' Day convocation
29

30
Thurs

Fri
First day of classes (half-day schedule of classes);
S/U grade option begins
Second day of classes (Tuesday class schedule)

September

Date Day Description
9 Mon Drop/Add period and S/U grade option end for full-term and first-half-of-term courses
21 Sat Homecoming
25 Wed First-half-of-term course withdrawal deadline (with grade of W)

October

Date Day Description
12-15
21
Sat-Tues
Mon
Mid-term recess
Second-half-of-term courses begin
25-27 Fri-Sun Family Weekend
30 Wed Full-term course withdrawal deadline (with grade of W); Second-half-of-term courses Drop/Add period and S/U grade option end

November

Date Day Description
11-15
15
Mon-Fri
Fri
Course registration for spring 2014 term
Second-half-of-term course withdrawal deadline (with grade of W)
23-Dec 1 Sat-Sun Thanksgiving recess

December

Date Day Description
13 Fri Last day of classes
14-15 Sat-Sun Review period
16-17 Mon-Tues Examination period
18 Wed Review period
19-20 Thurs-Fri Examination period
21 Sat Student residences and dining halls close, 3:00 p.m.*
30 Mon All grades due to registrar's office, 9:00 a.m.

January

Date Day Description
18 Sat Residence and dining halls open *
20 Mon First day of classes (half-day schedule of classes);
S/U grade option begins
21 Tues Begin submission of applications to participate on an Approved Program for fall 2014 and/or spring 2015 (Off-Campus Study)
29 Wed Drop/Add period and S/U grade option end for full-term and first-half-of-term courses

February

Date Day Description
14
21
Fri
Fri
First-half-of-term course withdrawal deadline (with grade of W)
Deadline for submission of applications to participate on an Approved Programs for fall 2014 and/or spring 2015 (Off-Campus Study)

March

Date Day Description
7 Fri Deadline for declaration of major (sophomore class only)
10
15-23
Mon
Sat-Sun
Second-half-of-term courses begin
Mid-term recess
26 Wed Full-term course withdrawal deadline (with grade of W); Second-half-of-term courses Drop/Add period and S/U grade option end

April

Date Day Description
8-11
11
Tues-Fri
Fri
Course registration for fall 2014 term
Second-half-of-term course withdrawal deadline (with grade of W)

May

Date Day Description
2 Fri Last day of classes
3-4 Sat-Sun Review period
5-6 Mon-Tues Examination period
7 Wed Review period
8-9 Thurs-Fri Examination period
10 Sat Dining halls closed; residence halls close to all students except seniors, 3:00 p.m.*
12 Mon Senior grades due in registrar's office, 9:00 a.m.
13-14 Tues-Wed Liberal arts core curriculum meeting-faculty
17 Sat Baccalaureate
18 Sun Commencement
19 Mon Residence halls close to all seniors and guests, 3:00 p.m. *
20 Tues All other grades due to registrar's office, 9:00 a.m.

May/June

Date Day Description
29-1 Thurs-Sun  Reunion Weekend
*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life