Bard College Catalogue

The Bard College Catalogue contains detailed descriptions of the College's undergraduate programs and courses, curriculum, admission and financial aid procedures, student activities and services, history, campus facilities, affiliated institutions including graduate programs, and faculty and administration.

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Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Bard College Catalogue 2013-14

Academic Calendar

Summer 2013

August 10, Saturday
Arrival date, financial clearance, and orientation for first-year students

August 12, Monday — August 28, Wednesday
Language and Thinking Program for first-year students


Fall Semester, 2013

August 28, Wednesday
Arrival date and financial clearance for transfer students

August 28, Wednesday – August 29, Thursday
Orientation for transfer students

August 29, Thursday – August 30, Friday
Matriculation days, and advising and registration for new students

August 31, Saturday
Arrival date and financial clearance for all returning students

September 2, Monday
First day of classes

September 18, Wednesday
Drop/add period ends 

October 14, Monday – October 15, Tuesday
Fall break

October 25, Friday
Moderation papers due

October 25, Friday – October 27, Sunday

Family Weekend

November 22, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course

November 27, Wednesday – December 1, Sunday
Thanksgiving recess

December 2, Monday
Senior Projects due for students graduating in December

December 4, Wednesday
Advising day

December 12, Thursday
Course registration opens for spring 2014 semester
December 16, Monday – December 20, Friday
Completion days

December 20, Friday
Last day of classes


Intersession

December 21, 2013, Saturday — January 24, 2014, Friday
Winter intersession (no classes for sophomores, juniors, seniors)

January 4, Saturday
First-year students return for Citizen Science Program

January 5, Sunday – January 22, Wednesday
Citizen Science Program

Spring Semester, 2014

January 22, Wednesday
Arrival date and financial clearance for new first-year and transfer students

January 23, Thursday – January 24, Friday
Academic orientation, advising, and registration for new first-year and transfer students

January 25, Saturday
Arrival date and financial clearance for all returning students

January 27, Monday
First day of classes 

February 12, Wednesday
Drop/add period ends 

March 21, Friday
Moderation papers due 

March 22, Saturday – March 30, Sunday
Spring recess

April 28, Monday – April 29, Tuesday
Advising days

April 29, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a course

April 30, Wednesday
Senior Projects due for students graduating in May 

May 8, Thursday
Course registration opens for fall 2014 semester

May 14, Wednesday – May 20, Tuesday
Completion days

May 20, Tuesday
Last day of classes

May 22, Thursday
Baccalaureate service and Senior Dinner 

May 24, Saturday
Commencement