Dean of Student Affairs

Student Handbook

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For further information, contact:
The Dean of Student Affairs Office, Bard College, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000
Phone: 845-758-7454
E-mail: dosa@bard.edu

2013-2014 Academic and Campus Life Calendar

Academic/Campus Life Calendar

2013 - 2014

 

 

Summer 2013

Saturday, August 10                       First-Year Students Arrive
                                                       
Check-in & Financial Clearance (Bertelsmann
                                                             Campus Center
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
                                                     
   First-Year Student Orientation


Monday, August 12                        
Kline Commons opens at 7:30 a.m.


Monday, August 12 -                       Language and Thinking Program

Wednesday, August 28               

 

                                                        

Fall 2013

Wednesday, August 28                  Transfer Students Arrive
                                                       Check-in & Financial Clearance for Transfer
                                                             Students (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., RKC)


Wednesday, August 28 –               Academic Orientation
  for Transfer Students                     Thursday, August 29
                                
Thursday, August 29 -                    Matriculation Days
Friday, August 30                           Advising and Registration for new First-Year and
                                                             Transfer Students


Saturday, August 31                       Arrival Day for all Returning Students
                                                       
Check-in & Financial Clearance for all
Returning
                                                             Students (10:00 a.m. -
4:00 p.m.,
                                                            
MPR, Bertelsmann Campus Center)
                                                 
Monday, September 2                     First Day of Classes
                                                        
Drop/Add period begins
                                                        
Registration for students returning from Leave of
                                                              Absence (if not done previously on-line)

Monday, September 16                    Fall Room Change Request Period Begins


Wednesday, September 18                Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 p.m.
                                                          Pass/fail grading option deadline


Monday, October 14 -                      Fall Break
     Tuesday, October 15

Friday, October 25                            Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due
                                                           Moderation Papers due

Friday, October 25 -                          Family Weekend
     Sunday, October 27                   
 
Wednesday, November 20                 Fall Room Change Request Period Ends

Friday, November 22                         Last Day to Withdraw from a Class

Wednesday, November 27
                 Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m.


W
ednesday, November 27 (5 pm)     Thanksgiving Recess
     - Sunday, December 1             


Sunday, December 1                          Kline Commons reopens at 4:30 p.m.

Monday, December 2                        Senior Projects due by 5:00 p.m.


Wednesday, December 4                    Advising Day

Thursday, December 12                     Registration opens for Spring 2014 classes
                   


Monday, December 16 -                    Completion Days

Friday, December 20


Friday, December 20                          Last Day of Classes

                                                           Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m. 
              

Saturday, December 21                      All students must vacate their residence halls by
        3:00 p.m.


Saturday, December 21 (3 p.m.)        Student housing not available

     - Wednesday, January 1                   


 

                                                        Intersession

Saturday, December 21 -                Winter Intersession
    
Friday, January 24                      


Thursday, January 2                       Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due


Thursday, January 2                       Intersession housing begins


                                                      
Citizen Science Program 2014

Saturday, January 4                         First-Year Students Return for Citizen Science
                                                             Program


Sunday, January 5 -                          Citizen Science Program

     Wednesday, January 22

    

                                                       
                                                       Spring 2014

Wednesday, January 22                  New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
                                                        Check-in and Financial Clearance
                                                        (10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Reem Kayden Center)     


Thursday, January 23 -                   Academic Orientation, Advising and Registration
      Friday, January 24                         for New First-Year and Transfer Students

Saturday, January 25                       Arrival Day for all Returning Students
                                                         Check-in & Financial Clearance for all Returning
                                                             Students (10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., MPR,
                                                             Bertelsmann Campus Center)                                                         Kline Commons opens at 4:30 p.m.               


Monday, January 27                       First Day of Classes

                                                         Drop/Add period begins


Monday, February 10                     Spring Room Change Request Period Begins


Wednesday, February 12                 Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 p.m.
                                                         Pass/fail grading option deadline


Friday, March 21                             Moderation Papers Due

                                                         Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m.


Saturday, March 22 -                      Spring Recess
     Sunday, March 30                   

Sunday, March 30                           Kline Commons reopens at 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 31                         Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due

Monday, April 8                            
Spring Room Change Request Period Ends
                                                       
Monday, April 28 -                         Advising Days

     Tuesday, April 29

Tuesday, April 29                            Last Day to Withdraw from a Class


Wednesday, April 30                       Senior Projects due  (by 5:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, May 6                               Room Draw: Night One

Wednesday, May 7                           Room Draw: Night Two

Thursday, May 8                             Registration opens for Fall 2014 classes

Wednesday, May 14 -                       Completion Days
     Tuesday, May 20


Monday, May 19                              Senior Grades due in the Office of the Registrar


Tuesday, May 20                              Last Day of Classes

                                                           Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m.               

Wednesday, May 21                          All Non-Graduating Students must vacate their
                                                                 residence halls by 3:00 p.m.


Thursday, May 22                             Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner


Saturday, May 24                              Commencement


Sunday, May 25                                 All remaining students must vacate their residence
                                                                  halls by 3:00 p.m.


Monday, June 2                                  Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due in the Office
                                                                  of the Registrar