Dean of Student Affairs

Student Handbook

Contact Us

For further information, contact:

The Dean of Student Affairs Office
Bard College
PO Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Phone: 845-758-7454
E-mail: dosa@bard.edu

2014-2015 Academic and Campus Life Calendar

Academic/Campus Life Calendar

2014 - 2015

 

 

Summer 2014

Saturday, August 9                         First-Year Students Arrive
                                                       
Check-in & Financial Clearance (Bertelsmann
                                                             Campus Center
 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)
                                                     
   First-Year Student Orientation


Monday, August 11                         
Kline Commons opens at 7:30 a.m.


Monday, August 11 -                       Language and Thinking Program

Wednesday, August 27                

 

                                                        

Fall 2014

Wednesday, August 27                  Transfer Students Arrive
                                                       Check-in & Financial Clearance for Transfer
                                                             Students (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., RKC)


Wednesday, August 27 –               Academic Orientation
  for Transfer Students                    
Thursday, August 28
                                
Thursday, August 28 -                    Matriculation Days
Friday, August 29                           Advising and Registration for new First-Year and
                                                             Transfer Students


Saturday, August 30                       Arrival Day for all Returning Students
                                                       
Check-in & Financial Clearance for all
Returning
                                                             Students (10:00 a.m. - 5
:00 p.m.,
                                                            
MPR, Bertelsmann Campus Center)
                                                 
Monday, September 1                     First Day of Classes
                                                        
Drop/Add period begins
                                                        
Registration for students returning from Leave of
                                                              Absence (if not done previously on-line)

Monday, September 15                    Fall Room Change Request Period Begins


Wednesday, September 17                Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 p.m.
                                                          Pass/fail grading option deadline


Monday, October 13 -                      Fall Break
     Tuesday, October 14

Friday, October 24                            Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due
                                                           Moderation Papers due

Friday, October 24 -                          Family Weekend
     Sunday, October 26                    
 
Wednesday, November 19                 Fall Room Change Request Period Ends

Friday, November 21                         Last Day to Withdraw from a Class

Wednesday, November 26
                 Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m.


W
ednesday, November 26 (5 pm)     Thanksgiving Recess
     - Sunday, November 30              


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

Monday, December 1                         Senior Projects due by 5:00 p.m.


Wednesday, December 10                    Advising Day

Thursday, December 11                     Registration opens for Spring 2015 classes
                   


Monday, December 15 -                    Completion Days

Friday, December 19


Friday, December 19                          Last Day of Classes

                                                            Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m. 
              

Saturday, December 20                      All students must vacate their residence halls by
        3:00 p.m.


Saturday, December 20 (3 p.m.)        Student housing not available

     - Thursday, January 1                   


 

                                                        Intersession

Saturday, December 20 -                Winter Intersession
    
Friday, January 23                       


Friday, January 2                            Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due


Friday, January 2                            Intersession housing begins


                                                      
Citizen Science Program 2015

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


Monday, January 5 -                          Citizen Science Program

     Wednesday, January 21

    

                                                       
                                                       Spring 2015

Wednesday, January 21                  New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive
                                                        Check-in and Financial Clearance
                                                        (10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Reem Kayden Center)     


Thursday, January 22 -                   Academic Orientation, Advising and Registration
      Friday, January 23                         for New First-Year and Transfer Students

Saturday, January 24                       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 26                       First Day of Classes

                                                         Drop/Add period begins


Monday, February 9                       Spring Room Change Request Period Begins


Wednesday, February 11                 Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 p.m.
                                                         Pass/fail grading option deadline


Friday, March 13                             Moderation Papers Due

                                                   Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m.


Saturday, March 14 -                      Spring Recess
     Sunday, March 22                    

Sunday, March 22                           Kline Commons reopens at 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 23                         Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due

Monday, April 7                            
Spring Room Change Request Period Ends
                                                       
Monday, April 27 -                         Advising Days

     Tuesday, April 28

Tuesday, April 28                            Last Day to Withdraw from a Class


Wednesday, April 29                       Senior Projects due  (by 5:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, May 5                               Room Draw: Night One

Wednesday, May 6                          Room Draw: Night Two

Thursday, May 7                             Registration opens for Fall 2015 classes

Wednesday, May 13 -                       Completion Days
     Tuesday, May 19


Monday, May 18                              Senior Grades due in the Office of the Registrar


Tuesday, May 19                              Last Day of Classes

                                                           Kline Commons closes at 3:00 p.m.               

Wednesday, May 20                          All Non-Graduating Students must vacate their
                                                                 residence halls by 3:00 p.m.


Thursday, May 21                             Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner


Saturday, May 23                              Commencement


Sunday, May 24                                 All remaining students must vacate their residence
                                                                  halls by 3:00 p.m.


Monday, June 1                                  Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due in the Office
                                                                  of the Registrar