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  • 2018

    August 27 Monday First Days
    September 3 Monday Williams Reads
    September 4 Tuesday First-year student advising
    September 4-14 Tuesday-Friday Drop/Add period
    September 6 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 8 Saturday Presidential Induction
    September 15 Saturday Convocation
    September 27 Thursday Last day to register for Winter Study travel courses
    Last day to submit Winter Study 99s to faculty sponsors
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day
    October 8-9 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 22 Monday Last day to drop a fifth course
    October 26-28 Friday-Sunday Family Days
    October-
    November
    29-5 Monday-Monday Spring 2019 preregistration period
    November 3 Saturday Homecoming
    November 7-9 Wednesday - Friday Winter Study registration period
    November 15 Thursday Last day to change grading option of a course to pass/fail
    November 16 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course
    November 21-25 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    November 26-30 Monday-Friday Last Chance Winter Study registration period
    November 30 Friday Last day to claim exam hardship
    December 7 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 8-11 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period
    December 8-16 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home Exam period
    December 12-17 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled Final Exam period
    December 21 Friday Fall semester grades due

    2019

    January 3 Thursday Winter Study begins
    January 21 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 25 Friday Winter Study ends
    January 28 Monday Winter Study grades due
    January-
    February
    28-8 Monday-Friday Drop/Add period
    January 30 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule)
    January 31 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 1 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 15-16 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March
    16-31 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 1 Monday Spring semester classes resume
    April 4 Thursday Last day to drop a fifth course
    April 22-29 Monday-Monday Fall 2019 preregistration period
    April 25 Thursday Last day to change grading option of a course to pass/fail
    April 26 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course
    May 3 Friday Last day to claim exam hardship
    May 10 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 11-14 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period
    May 11-19 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home Exam period
    May 15-20 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled Final Exam period
    May 24 Friday Seniors grades due by 12:00 pm (absolute deadline)
    May 27 Monday Spring semester grades due (all other students)
    June 1 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 2 Sunday Commencement
    June 6-9 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M,W,F T,Th M,Th W T,F M
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12

    The Winter Study Period covers 22 calendar days.

    Approved by the faculty on February, 2016; revised March, 2016; revised May 2017.

  • 2019

    August-
    September
    26-4 Monday-Wednesday First Days
    September 2 Monday Williams Reads
    September 3 Tuesday First-year student advising
    September 5 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 7 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day
    October 14-15 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 25-27 Friday-Sunday Family Days
    November 9 Saturday Homecoming
    November-
    December
    27-1 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 6 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 7-10 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period
    December 7-15 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home Exam period
    December 11-16 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled Final Exam period

    2020

    January 6 Monday Winter Study begins
    January 20 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 30 Thursday Winter Study ends
    February 5 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule)
    February 6 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 7 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 14-15 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March-
    April
    21-5 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 6 Monday Spring semester classes resume
    May 15 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 16-19 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period
    May 16-24 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home Exam period
    May 20-25 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled Final Exam period
    June 6 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 7 Sunday Commencement
    June 11-14 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M,W,F T,Th M,Th W T,F M
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12

    The Winter Study Period covers 24 calendar days.

    Approved by the faculty on May, 2017.

  • 2020

    August-
    September
    31-9 Monday-Wednesday First Days
    September 7 Monday Williams Reads
    September 8 Tuesday First-year student advising
    September 10 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 12 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day
    October 12-13 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 23-25 Friday-Sunday Family Days
    November 14 Saturday Homecoming
    November
    25-29 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 11 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 12-15 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period
    December 12-20 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home Exam period
    December 16-21 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled Final Exam period

    2021

    January 4 Monday Winter Study begins
    January 18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 28 Thursday Winter Study ends
    February 3 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule)
    February 4 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 5 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 19-20 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March-
    April
    20-4 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 5 Monday Spring semester classes resume
    May 14 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 15-18 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period
    May 15-23 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home Exam period
    May 19-24 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled Final Exam period
    June 5 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 6 Sunday Commencement
    June 10-13 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M,W,F T,Th M,Th W T,F M
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12

    The Winter Study Period covers 24 calendar days.

    Approved by the faculty April, 2018.

 

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