Academics

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Fall 2014 Semester

Fall semester payment or payment plan due August 4
Student Leadership Workshop August 10-15
Faculty Workshop August 13-14
New Student Check-In, 8-11 am (required) August 15
New Students move into residence halls August 15
Welcome Week August 15-18
New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins at 10:00 am ($100 penalty) August 18
Continuing Student Check-In, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (required) August 18
Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($100 penalty) August 19
Classes begin at 8 am August 19
Opening Convocation at 10 am August 20
Computer Competency Exam (CS 102E) at 3:00 pm August 25
Last day to add a course August 26
Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins august 27
Labor Day (college closed) September 1
Constitution Day Commemoration  September 15
Last day to apply for December graduation  October 1
Homecoming and Family Weekend  October 3-4
Fall break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) October 8
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm  October 12
Classes resume at 8:00 am  October 13
Midterm October 15
Board of Trustees meeting October 16-17
Crossroads: Faith and Culture Project October 20-24
Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins  October 24
Academic Advisement Week October 27-31
Calling & Career Week: A Symposium on Work and Vocation November 3-5
Seniors reserve Spring 2015 classes  November 3-7
Continuing Students reserve Spring 2015 classes  November 10-14
Thanksgiving break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) November 21
College offices closed for Thanksgiving holidays November 26-28
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm November 30
Classes resume at 8:00 am   December 1
Last day of class  December 5
Final exams begin at 8:00 am  December 8-11
Christmas vacation begins after last exam (residence halls close at 5:00 pm)   December 11
December Commencement at 2:00 pm December 13
College offices closed for Christmas holidays Dec. 23-Jan. 1
Fall grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade January 23

 

Spring 2015 Semester

Spring semester payment or payment plan due January 2
Faculty PRO Day  January 5
New Student Check-In, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (required)  January 6
New Student Orientation  January 6-7
Continuing Student Check-In, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (required) January 7
New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($100 penalty) January 7
Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($100 penalty) January 8
Classes begin at 8:00 am  January 8
Opening Convocation at 10:00 am  January 9
Computer Competency Exam (CS 102E) at 3:00 pm January 9
Last day to add a course January 15
Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins  January 16
Martin Luther King Day (college closed) January 19
Last day to apply for May graduation  March 2
Midterm March 4
Spring break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) March 6
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm March 15
Classes resume at 8:00 am March 16
Academic Advisement Week  March 16-20
Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins  March 17
Seniors reserve Fall & Summer 2015 classes March 23-26
Continuing students reserve Fall & Summer 2015 classes March 30
Easter break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) April 2
College offices closed for Easter holidays April 3-6
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm April 6
Classes resume at 8:00 am (follow a Monday schedule) April 7
Current students may reserve current room Fall 2015 April 7-10
Honors Convocation  April 20
Board of Trustees meeting April 23-24
Last Day of Class May 1
May Term classes registration/ payment due May 1
Final exams begin at 8:00 am. May 4-7
Baccalaureate Service at 7:30 pm May 8
Spring Commencement at 2:00 pm May 9
Faculty Academic Assessment Day  May 11
May Term May 13-June 3
Last day to drop a class May Term (12:30 pm deadline) May 15
Summer classes registration/payment due May 15
Memorial Day (college closed) May 25
Last Day to Apply for August graduation  June 1
Spring grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade June 19

 

Fall 2015 Semester

Fall semester payment or payment plan due   August 3
Student Leadership Workshop August 9-14
Faculty Workshop  August 12-14 
New Student Check-In, 8:00 to 11:00 am (required) August 14
New Students move into residence halls  August 14
Welcome Week August 14-17
New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins at 10:00 am ($100 Penalty) August 17
Continuing Student Check-In, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (required) August 17
Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($100 penalty) August 18
Classes begin at 8:00 am August 18
Opening Convocation at 10:00 am August 19 
Computer Competency Exam (CS 102E) at 3:00 pm  August 24
Last day to add a course August 25
Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins August 26
Labor Day (college closed) September 7
Constitution Day Commemoration  September 14
Last day to apply for December graduation  October 1
Homecoming and Family Weekend  October 2-3
Fall break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) October 7
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm  October 11
Classes resume at 8:00 am  October 12
Midterm October 14
Board of Trustees meeting October 15-16
Crossroads: Faith and Culture Project October 19-23
Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins  October 23
Academic Advisement Week October 26-30
Seniors reserve Spring 2016 classes  November 2-6
Continuing Students reserve Spring 2016 classes November 9-13
Thanksgiving break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) November 20
College offices closed for Thanksgiving holidays November 25-27
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm November 29
Classes resume at 8:00 am   November 30
Last day of class  December 4
Final exams begin at 8:00 am  December 7-10
Christmas vacation begins after last exam (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) December 10
December Commencement at 2:00 pm  December 12
College offices closed for Christmas holidays Dec. 23-Jan. 1
Fall grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade January 22

 

Spring 2016 Semester

Spring semester payment or payment plan due January 4 
New Student Check-In, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (required) January 11
Faculty PRO Day January 11
New Student Orientation  January 11-12
Continuing Student Check-In, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (required) January 12
New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($100 penalty) January 12
Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($100 penalty) January 13
Classes begin at 8:00 am January 13
Opening Convocation at 10:00 am January 13
Computer Competency Exam (CS 102E) at 3:00 pm  January 15
Martin Luther King Day (college closed) January 18
Last day to add a course January 21
Drop a course with a grade of “W” begins January 22
Last day to apply for May graduation March 1
Midterm  March 9
Spring break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) March 11
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm March 20
Classes resume at 8:00 am March 21
Academic Advisement Week March 21-24
Drop a course with a grade of “WF” begins March 22
Easter break begins after last class (residence halls close at 5:00 pm) March 24
College offices closed for Easter holidays  March 25-28
Residence halls reopen at 7:00 pm March 28
Classes resume at 8:00 am (follow a Monday schedule) March 29
Seniors reserve Fall & Summer 2016 classes Mar. 29-Apr. 1
Continuing students reserve Fall & Summer 2016 classes April 4-8
Current students may reserve current room Fall 2016 April 7-10
Board of Trustees meeting April 21-22
Honors Convocation  April 25
Last Day of Class May 6
May Term classes registration/ payment due May 6
Final exams begin at 8:00 am May 9-12
Baccalaureate Service at 7:30 pm May 13
Spring Commencement at 2:00 pm May 14
Faculty Academic Assessment Day  May 16
May Term May 18-June 8
Last day to drop a class May Term (12:30 pm deadline) May 20
Summer classes registration/payment due May 20
Memorial Day (college closed) May 30
Last Day to Apply for August graduation  June 1
Spring grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade June 24