Academic Calendar

2017 Spring Semester*
Date Event
Jan 14 Residence halls open at noon.
Jan 15 Meal plan starts at dinner.
Jan 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday. No classes on Monday. Monday afternoon classes are rescheduled for Wednesday evening of MLK week. Monday morning and Monday evening classes are not rescheduled.
Jan 17 Classes Begin
Jan 18 Wednesday evening follows the Monday afternoon class schedule, replacing Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday afternoon classes. Wednesday evening classes are not rescheduled. (The normal Wednesday evening teaching time is 7:00PM to 10:00PM.)
Jan 30 Drop/add ends Monday. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration. Students with once a week classes may extend some adding and dropping into the third week of classes, depending upon the approval of the professor teaching the class to be added.
Mar 3 Spring Break Begins after last class
Mar 13 Spring Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.
Mar 24 Last day to declare CR/NC grading option. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive the grade "W"
Mar 29 Schedule of courses and seminars for next semester available on-line world wide
Apr 1 Note: All accounts must show a $0 or positive balance to enroll and select a room for the fall semester
Apr 3 - Apr 14 Advising period
Apr 17-19 Pre-enrollment for fall semester.
Apr 19 Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m.
Apr 28 Classes and seminars end.
May 4-11 Course Final & Honors written examinations
May 12 Meal plan ends at dinner for all but seniors
May 12 Residence halls close to all but seniors at 11:59 p.m. (Non-seniors are expected to leave the college within 24 hours after their last examination)
May 14-16 Honors Orals
May 20 Baccalaureate
May 21 Commencement
May 22 Residence halls close to seniors at 9 a.m.
May 26-28 Alumni weekend


*Dates subject to approval in spring of the preceding year.