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Academic Calendar


Printable Version of the 2015-2016 Academic Calenda

 
Summer Session 2016

May 9 May term classes begin
May 27 Last day of May term classes
May 30 Memorial Day Holiday (college offices closed)
May 31 Summer Online Session begins
July 12 Summer Online Session ends
July 15 Summer Online Session Grades due


Fall Semester 2016

1-Aug On-line add/drop begins for returning students (8:00 a.m.)
20-Aug Residence halls open for new students and families/New Student Days begin  
21-Aug Residence halls open for returning students (8:00 a.m.)  
Week of 22-Aug  Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Fall 1 Term
25-Aug Classes begin (8:00 a.m.) 
31-Aug Deadline to add courses (4:00 p.m.)
2-Sep Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
5-Sep Labor Day holiday - no classes/college offices closed
6-Sep Withdrawal period begins (WP/WF grades)
8-Sep Deadline to elect CR-D-F option; submit Indep Study forms; elect Writing Intensive Opt (4:00 p.m.) 
14-15-Sep Hancock Symposium for Democracy (Student Attendance Required)
19-Sep Course offerings for Spring Semester 2017 due
Week of 3-Oct Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Fall 1 Term
3-8-Oct Westminster Homecoming
7-8-Oct Fall Family Weekend
10-Oct Online mid-semester classes begin
10-Oct Deadline for removing Spring 2016 incomplete grades
14-Oct Fall holiday - no classes  
Week of 17-Oct  Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Fall 2Term
18-Oct Midterm
18-Oct Academic advising begins for Spring 2017 preregistration (Tentative)
25-Oct Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
13-15-Oct Fall Board of Trustees Meeting
8-Nov Deadline for withdrawing from courses with grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
21-25-Nov Thanksgiving holiday – No Classes (college offices closed 11/23-11/25)
Week of 5-Dec Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Fall 2 Term
9-Dec Online mid-semester classes end
13-Dec Last day of fall semester classes
14-17-Dec Final examinations (Wed-Sat)
19-Dec Christmas vacation begins
20-Dec Grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m.)
21-Dec Winter online 3-in-3 begins (tentative)
Dec 23-26 Colleges offices closed (tentative)
30-Dec-2-Jan Colleges offices closed (tentative)
12-Jan Winter online 3-in-3 ends (tentative)


Spring Semester 2017

3-Jan On-Line Add/Drop begins for returning students (8:00 a.m.)
13-Jan Residence halls open for new students and returning students (8:00 a.m.)  
13-Jan New student orientation and spring semester registration (Tentative)
16-Jan Martin Luther King holiday – college offices closed
Week of 16-Jan Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Spring 1 Term
17-Jan Classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
23-Jan Deadline to add courses (4:00 p.m.)
25-Jan Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
26-Jan Withdrawal period begins (WP/WF grades)
30-Jan Deadline to elect CR-D-F option; submit Indep Study forms; elect  Writing Intensive Opt (4:00 p.m.)
6-Feb Course Offerings for Fall Semester 2017 due
9-11-Feb Winter Board of Trustees Meeting 
17-Feb President’s Day holiday (Friday) – no classes, college offices closed
Week of 27-Feb Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Spring 1 Term
27-Feb Online mid-semester classes begin
28-Feb Deadline for removing incomplete grades for 2016 fall semester (4:00 p.m.)
7-Mar Midterm
Week of 13-March Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Spring 2 Term
14-Mar Assessment Day (Student Attendance Required)
15-Mar Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
15-Mar Academic advising begins for Fall 2017 preregistration (Tentative)
20-24-Mar Spring Break - no clasess
24-Mar Spring Holiday (Friday, college offices closed)
5-Apr Deadline to withdraw from courses and receive grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
17-Apr Easter holiday (Monday, college office closed)
20-Apr Undergraduate Scholars Forum (Student Attendance Required)
21-Apr Online mid-semester classes end
28-30-Apr Alumni Weekend
Week of 1-May Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Spring 2 Term
5-May Last day of spring semester classes 
8-11-May Final examinations 
11-May Grades due in Registrar's Office for graduating seniors
13-May Columns Ceremony, Commencement
16-May Final grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m)
11-12 May Spring Board of Trustees' Meeting
29-May Memorial Day holiday, college offices closed


Summer Session 2017

Summer Session 2017
15-May May term classes begin
2-Jun Last day of May Term classes
Week of 4-Jun Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Summer 1 Term
TBD Summer 6-week online session begins
TBD Summer 3-in-3 online session begins
TBD Summer 3-in-3 on campus session begins
Week of 17-July Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Summer 1 Term
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