Important Dates - Spring 2015

Important Dates

Semester Highlights

Summer 2015
Classes begin June 1
Classes end July 25
Fall 2015
Residence halls open Aug. 22
New student orientation Aug. 22-25
Classes begin Aug. 26
Labor Day (no classes) Sept. 7
Homecoming Oct. 3
Fall break (no classes) Oct. 15-18
Thanksgiving (no classes) Nov. 25-29
Last day of classes Dec. 11
Final Exams Dec. 15-18
December graduation celebration (7 p.m. in Gano Chapel; reception in Yates-Gill) Dec. 15
Semester break (no classes) Dec. 19-Jan. 18
Spring 2016
Residence halls open Jan. 17
Classes begin Jan. 19
Spring break March 12-20
Good Friday (no classes) March 25
Easter Monday (no classes) March 28
Honors Convocation April 22
Parents Weekend April 23
Final Exams May 10-13
Baccalaureate/Commencement May 14


Complete Academic Calendars
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Spring 2015 
Residence Halls Open (2 p.m.) Jan. 18 (Su)
Matriculation Express – Union lobby & Business Office Jan. 19 (M)
Classes begin Jan. 20 (T)
Last day to add classes and complete registration for Spring 2015
Jan. 26 (M)
Last day to drop first-seven-weeks courses Feb. 2 (M)
W grades begin for dropping first-seven-weeks classes Feb. 3 (T)
Last day to drop full-semester courses Feb. 16 (M)
W grades begin for dropping full-semester courses Feb. 17 (T)
Financial aid priority deadline for 2015-16 (complete FAFSA online) March 1 (Su)
Online registration opens for Summer 2015 Classes (7 a.m.) March 2 (M)
Achievement Day Convocation March 6 (F)
First-seven-weeks classes end; Last day to drop first-seven-weeks classes March 9 (M)
Second-seven-weeks classes begin March 10 (T)
Grad Fair, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Bookstore lobby March 11 (W)
Spring Break (no classes) March 14-22 (Sa-Su)
Classes resume; Last day to add second-seven-weeks courses March 23 (M)
Academic advising preparation period begins for Fall 2015 registration March 23 (M)
Last day to drop second-seven-weeks courses with no record on transcript March 30 (M)
W grades begin for dropping second-seven-weeks courses March 31 (T)
Advising Day (no classes, students meet with advisors) March 31 (T)
Final payment due; Financial aid application deadline for need-based grants/scholarships (MO) April 1 (W)
Good Friday (campus closed, essential services only)  April 3 (F)
Easter Monday (no classes)  April 6 (M)
Fall 2015 registration begins for juniors & seniors (10 p.m.) April 7 (T)
Fall 2015 registration begins for sophomores (10 p.m.) April 9 (Th)
Fall 2015 registration begins for first-year students (open to all) (10 p.m.) April 13 (M)*
Classes follow Friday class schedule due to Colloquium Day
April 23 (Th)*
Colloquium Day/Honors Convocation (no classes)
April 24 (F)*
Parents Weekend  April 24-26
Last day of classes; Last day to drop full-semester and second-seven-weeks courses (unless earlier date stipulated in course syllabus) May 8 (F)
Finals Prep Day (no classes)  May 11 (M)
Final examinations May 12-15 (T-F)
Baccalaureate/Commencement May 16 (Sa)
Grades due from faculty by noon May 19 (T)
Grades posted on MyJewell for student access May 21 (Th)
Memorial Day (campus closed)  May 25 (M)

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