Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2016–2017

Fall Semester


Advising Day
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Registration for Spring Classes Opens
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Completion Days
Monday, December 12, 2016 – Friday, December 16, 2016
Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Last Day of Classes
Friday, December 16, 2016
Final Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Monday, January 2, 2017

Intersession


First-Year Students Return for Citizen Science Program
Saturday, January 7, 2017
Citizen Science Program
Sunday, January 8, 2017 – Wednesday, January 25, 2017
New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Reem-Kayden Center, 10 am – 12 pm
Check-in and Financial Clearance for New First-Year and Transfer Students

Spring Semester


Academic Orientation: Academic Orientation, Advising, and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students
Thursday, January 26, 2017 – Friday, January 27, 2017
Arrival Day for Returning Students: Check-in and Financial Clearance for All Returning Students
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 10 am – 4 pm
First Day of Classes: Drop/Add Period Begins
Monday, January 30, 2017
First Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Drop/Add Period Ends at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
5 pm
Late Drop Period Ends. Pass/Fail Grading Option Deadline.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Moderation Papers Due
Friday, March 17, 2017
Spring Recess
Saturday, March 18, 2017 – Sunday, March 26, 2017
Midterm Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Monday, March 27, 2017
Advising Days
Monday, May 1, 2017 – Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Senior Projects Due (5:00 P.M.)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
5 pm
Registration for Fall Classes Opens
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Completion Days
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Provisional Senior Grades Due in the Office of the Registrar
Monday, May 22, 2017
Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Commencement
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Final Grades and Criteria Sheets Due in the Office of the Registrar
Monday, June 5, 2017

Academic Year 2017–2018

Fall Semester


First-Year Students Arrive
Friday, August 11, 2017
Language and Thinking Program
Monday, August 14, 2017 – Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Transfer Students Arrive
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Academic Orientation for Transfer Students
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – Thursday, August 31, 2017
Check-in and Financial Clearance for Transfer Students
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
10 am – 2 pm
Matriculation Days
Thursday, August 31, 2017 – Friday, September 1, 2017
Advising and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students
Thursday, August 31, 2017 – Friday, September 1, 2017
Arrival Day for All Returning Students
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Check-in and Financial Clearance for All Returning Students
Saturday, September 2, 2017
10 am – 4 pm
First Day of Classes
Monday, September 4, 2017
First Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Drop/Add Period Ends at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
5 pm
Late Drop Period Ends - Pass/Fail Grading Option Deadline
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Fall Break
Monday, October 9, 2017 – Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Family Weekend
Friday, October 20, 2017 – Sunday, October 22, 2017
Visit Bard and beautiful Annandale for a variety of events, including the Ask the President forum, sample classes, live performances, campus tours, and panel discussions.
Moderation Papers Due
Friday, October 27, 2017
Midterm Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Friday, October 27, 2017
Thanksgiving Recess (classes end at 5 p.m. on Wednesday)
Thursday, November 23, 2017 – Sunday, November 26, 2017
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Friday, December 1, 2017
Senior Projects Due (5:00 p.m.)
Monday, December 11, 2017
5 pm
Advising Day
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Registration for Spring Classes Opens
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Completion Days
Monday, December 18, 2017 – Friday, December 22, 2017
Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Last Day of Classes
Friday, December 22, 2017
Final Fall Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Intersession


First-Year Students Return for Citizen Science Program
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Citizen Science Program
Sunday, January 7, 2018 – Wednesday, January 24, 2018
New Spring First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Check-in and Financial Clearance for New First-Year and Transfer Students
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
10 am – 12 pm
Academic Orientation, Advising, and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students
Thursday, January 25, 2018 – Friday, January 26, 2018

Spring Semester


Arrival Day for All Returning Students
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Check-in and Financial Clearance for All Returning Students
Saturday, January 27, 2018
10 am – 4 pm
First Day of Classes
Monday, January 29, 2018
First Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Drop/Add Period Ends at 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
5 pm
Late Drop Period Ends - Pass/Fail Grading Option Deadline
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Moderation Papers Due
Friday, March 16, 2018
Spring Recess
Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Saturday, March 25, 2017
Midterm Grades and Criteria Sheets Due
Monday, March 26, 2018
Advising Days
Monday, April 30, 2018 – Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Senior Projects Due (5:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
5 pm
Registration for Fall Classes Opens
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Completion Days
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 – Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Provisional Senior Grades Due in the Office of the Registrar
Monday, May 21, 2018
Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room, 4:45 pm
Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Commencement
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Final Grades and Criteria Sheets Due in the Office of the Registrar
Monday, June 4, 2018