Dates and Deadlines

Dates and Deadlines 2018

Items in bold below are required to be submitted by the deadline indicated. 

Description Deadline
Matriculation Forms:
All first-year students must live on campus and are guaranteed housing. Transfer students are also guaranteed housing, but are not required to live on campus. Transfer students: if you decide to live off-campus, please email transfer@bard.edu to let us know. 
June 1
  • Sign in to your Bard Email (required). Instructions on how to login to your Bard email account were posted on the student Bard applicant portal. 
Before June 1
Medical Forms: July 1
July 14
Housing Assignments Released:
  • First-Year Students 
  • Transfer Students 
Mailbox Numbers Released: 
  • First-Year Students 
  • Transfer Students 
Notification: 
  • Mid-July
  • Late July
Notification: 
  • Mid-July 
  • Mid-July
Health Insurance (If you are not enrolling in Bard's Health Insurance plan, then you must submit the 'Opt out' waiver):  July 20
July 20
  • Campus Clarity "Think About It" Program (required). The program link will be sent to the student's Bard email account mid-June.
August 3
  • Math Placement Diagnostic (required for first-year students. Only required for transfer students who have not taken a college math class higher than "college algebra" and received at least a C grade.)
August 9
  • First-Year Student Arrival Day
August 10
  • Transfer Student Arrival Day
August 28