Academic Calendar

Some dates are tentative and subject to change.

2016 Spring Semester*
Date Event
Jan 16 Residence halls open at noon.
Jan 17 Meal plan starts at dinner.
Jan 18 Classes Begin.
Jan 29 Drop/add ends. Last day to delete a course from or add one to permanent registration
Feb 19-20 Board of Managers meeting.
Mar 4 Spring Break Begins after last class
Mar 14 Spring Classes Resume at 8:30 a.m.
Mar 25 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 4-14 Advising period
Apr 18-20 Pre-enrollment for fall semester.
Apr 20 Pre-enrollment ends at 4 p.m.
Apr 29 Classes and seminars end.
May 5 Course Final & Honors written examinations begin
May 6-7 Board of Managers meeting.
May 14 Course Final written examinations end
May 14 Meal plan ends at dinner for all but seniors
May 16 Honors written examinations end
May 16 Residence halls close to all but seniors at 8 a.m. (Nonseniors are expected to leave the college within 24 hours after their last examination)
May 16-17 Senior comprehensive examinations
May 19-21 Honors Orals
May 28 Baccalaureate
May 29 Commencement
May 30 Residence halls close to seniors at 9 a.m.
June 3-5 Alumni weekend


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