Academic Calendar 


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Summer Session 2014

May 12 May term classes begin
May 30 Last day of May term classes
June 2 Summer Online Session begins
July 11 Summer Online Session ends
September 16-17 Summer Online Grades due

Fall Semester 2014

August 1 On-Line Add/Drop Begins for Returning Students (8:00 a.m.)
August 16 Residence halls open for new students and families/New Student Days Begin
August 16 Residence halls open for returning students (8:00 a.m.)
August 21 Classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
August 27 Deadline to add courses
August 29 Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)

Students must attend 8th day of classes (after drop period) through 17th day of classes (beginning of WD period)

September 1 Labor Day holiday - no classes/college offices closed
September 4 Deadline to elect CR-D-F option; submit Indep Study forms; elect Writing Intensive Opt
September 12 Course offerings for Spring Semester 2015 due
September 16-17 Westminster Symposium (Student Attendance Required)
September 18 Withdrawal Period begins (WP/WF grades)
October 3 Fall holiday - no classes
October 6 Online mid-semester classes begin
October 7 Deadline for removing Spring 2014 incomplete grades
October 14 Midterm
October 16-18 Fall Board of Trustees Meeting
October 21 Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
October 21 Academic Advising begins for Spring 2015 preregistration (Tentative)
October 20-25 Westminster Homecoming
October 24-26 Fall Family Weekend
November 4 Deadline for withdrawing from courses with grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
November 14 Online mid-semester classes end
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Holiday – No Classes (college offices closed 11/26-11/28)
December 9 Last day of Fall Semester classes
December 10-13 Final examinations (Wed-Sat)
December 15 Christmas vacation begins
December 16 Grades due in Registrar's Office (4:00 p.m.)
December 17 Winter Term begins
Dec. 22 - Jan. 1 College offices closed (Tentative)
January 8 Winter Term ends

Spring Semester 2015

January 2 On-Line Add/Drop Begins for Returning Students (8:00 a.m.)
January 9 Residence halls open for new and returning students (8:00 a.m.)
January 9 New student orientation and spring semester registration (Tentative)
January 12 Classes begin (8:00 a.m.)
January 16 Deadline to add courses
January 19 Martin Luther King Holiday – no classes, college offices closed
January 21 Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)

Students must attend 8th day of classes (after drop period) through 17th day of classes (beginning of WD period)

January 26 Deadline to elect CR-D-F option; submit Indep Study forms; elect Writing Intensive Opt
February 2 Course Offerings for Fall Semester 2015 due
February 5 Withdrawal Period begins (WP/WF grades)
February 5-7 Winter Board of Trustees Meeting
February 13 President’s Day Holiday (Friday) – no classes, college offices closed
February 23 Online mid-semester classes begin
February 24 Deadline for removing incomplete grades for 2014 fall semester (4:00 p.m.)
March 3 Midterm
March 10 Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
March 10 Academic Advising begins for Fall 2015 preregistration (Tentative)
March 17 Assessment Day (Student Attendance Required)
March 23-27 Spring break - no classes
March 27 Spring Holiday, college offices closed
April 1 Deadline to withdraw from courses and receive grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
April 6 Easter Holiday (Monday) – no classes, college offices closed
April 14 Online mid-semester classes end
April 16 Undergraduate Scholars Forum (Student Attendance Required)
April 24-26 Alumni Weekend
May 1 Last day of spring semester classes
May 4-7 Final examinations
May 7 Grades due in Registrar's office for graduating seniors
May 9 Columns Ceremony, Commencement
May 12 Final Grades due in Registrar's office (9:00 a.m.)
May 14-16 Spring Board of Trustees’ Meeting
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday, college offices closed

Summer Session 2015

May 11 May term classes begin
May 29 Last day of May term classes
June 1 Summer Online Session begins
July 10 Summer Online Session ends
July 14 Summer Online Grades due