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Academic Calendar 2014-2015


August

Date Day Description
23 Sat First-Year Students Arrive
26 Tues Upper-class Student Residences and Dining Halls Open *
27 Wed Drop/Add Period Begins; Founder's Day Convocation
28 Thurs First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins
29 Fri Second Day of Classes (Tuesday class schedule)


September

Date Day Description
8 Mon End of Drop/Add Period and S/U Grade Option for Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses
20 Sat Homecoming
24 Wed First-Half-of-term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)


October

Date Day Description
11-14 Sat-Tues
Mid-Term Recess
20 Mon Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
24-26 Fri-Sun
Family Weekend
29 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


November

Date Day Description
10-14 Mon-Fri Course Registration for Spring 2015 Term
14 Fri Second-Half-of-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)
22-30 Sat-Sun Thanksgiving Recess


December

Date Day Description
12 Fri Last Day of Classes
13-14 Sat-Sun Review Period
15-16 Mon-Tues Examination Period
17 Wed Review Period
18-19 Thurs-Fri Examination Period
20 Sat Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 3:00 p.m.*
29 Mon All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.


January

Date Day Description
17 Sat Residence and Dining Halls Open *
19 Mon First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins
20 Tues Begin Submission of Applications for Participation on an Approved Program for Fall 2015 and/or Spring 2016 (Off-Campus Study)
28 Wed End of Drop/Add Period and S/U Grade Option


February

Date Day Description
13 Fri First-Half-of-Term Course Withdrawal Deadline (with Grade of W)
20 Fri Deadline for Submission of Applications for Participation on an Approved Program for Fall 2015 and/or Spring 2016 (Off-Campus Study)


March

Date Day Description
6 Fri Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only)
9 Mon Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
14-22 Sat-Sun Mid-Term Recess
25 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
6-9 Mon-Thurs Course Registration for Fall 2015 Term
10 Fri Second-Half-of-Term Courses Withdrawal Deadline (with Grade of W)


May

Date Day Description
1 Fri Last Day of Classes
2-3 Sat-Sun Review Period
4-5 Mon-Tues Examination Period
6 Wed Review Period
7-8 Thurs-Fri Examination Period
9 Sat Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students
Except Seniors, 3:00 p.m.*
11 Mon Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
12-13 Tues-Wed Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
16 Sat Baccalaureate
17 Sun Commencement
18 Mon Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 3:00 p.m.*
19 Tues All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
28-31            Thurs-Sun     Reunion Weekend

*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life