Calendars & Events


2016-2017 Academic Calendar

August, 2016
16New Student Orientation - First Years (16th-20th)
17New Student Orientation - Transfers (17th-20th)
17Academic Convocation
21Residence halls open to returning students
22Courses begin Semester I/Term 1
22Triad Day
25Deadline for Semester I/Term 1 Add/Drop
30New and ST Course Proposals due to Academic Affairs for Spring 2017
September, 2016
5Summer Term Incomplete grades due to Registrar
5Semester II/Term 4 Incomplete grades due to Registrar
13Book orders for Semester I/Term 2 (Fall 2017) due to Bookstore
16Course schedule revisions for Spring 2016 due to Registrar
16Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Term 1 Courses
22Board of Trustees Meeting (22nd-24th)
26Semester Abroad application/approval forms due
30Homecoming/Family Weekend (Sept. 30 - Oct. 2)
October, 2016
1Application deadline for spring study abroad participants
6Book orders for Semester II/Term 3 due to Bookstore
6Book orders for MFA Winter Residency due to Bookstore
7Courses end Term 1
8Exam day Term 1
8Residence halls close for Fall Break at 1:00pm
10Fall Break (10th-14th)
11Mid-Semester/Term 1 grades due to Registrar
16Residence halls open at 1:00pm
17Courses begin Term 2
17Academic Advising
20Deadline for Term 2 Add/Drop
21Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Semester 1 Courses
24Registration for Spring (24th-28th)
31Senior Letters for Dec grads due to Depart Chairs
31Term 1 Incomplete grades due to Registrar
November, 2016
14Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Term 2 Courses
14Senior Letters for Dec grads due to Registrar
23Thanksgiving Break (23rd-25th)
24Thanksgiving (paid holiday)
December, 2016
7Courses end Semester I/Term 2
8Reading Day
9Exam Day
10Exam Day
11Reading Day
12Exam Day
13Exam Day
13End of Semester I/Term 2
14Residence halls close for Winter Break at 1:00pm
16Deadline for Independent Study Proposals (to Registrar)
16Semester I/Term 2 grades due to Registrar
17Winter Break (December 17 - January 15)
25Christmas (paid holiday)
January, 2017
1New Year's Day (paid holiday)
3MFA Winter Residency (3rd-13th)
15Faculty study abroad course proposal deadline
16Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (paid holiday, college offices closed)
19New Student Orientation (19th-21st)
21Registration for New Students
22Residence halls open for continuing and readmitted students at 1:00pm
23Courses begin Semester II/Term 3
27Deadline for Semester II/Term 3 Add/Drop
February, 2017
8Semester I/Term 2 Incomplete grades to Registrar
13International Programs Week (13th-17th)
14New and ST Course Proposals for 2016-17 due to Academic Affairs
16Board of Trustees Meeting (16th-18th)
17Summer School schedule proposal due to Academic Affairs
19Parliament of Scholars
20Book orders for Term 4 due to Bookstore
21Deadline for Withdraw/Pass from Term 3 Courses
March, 2017
1Application deadline for fall study abroad participants
2Course schedule revisions for 2017-18 due to Registrar
10Courses end Term 3
11Exam Day Term 3
11Residence halls close for Spring Break at 1:00pm
13Spring Break (13th-17th)
14Book orders for Term 5 and 6 due to Bookstore
14Mid-Semester/Term 3 grades due to Registrar
15Application deadline for fall study abroad participants
19Residence halls open at 1:00pm
20Courses resume Semester II/begin Term 4
23Deadline for Term 4 Add/Drop
24Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Semester II Courses
27Senior Letters for May grads due to Dept Chairs
29Book orders for MFA Summer Residency due to Bookstore
April, 2017
3Term 3 Incomplete grades due to Registrar
5Work Day
8Accepted Students' Day
14Deadline for Withdraw/Pass from Term 4 Courses
14Book orders for Semester I/Term 1 (Fall 2017) due to Bookstore
17Registration Week for Fall Semester (17th-21st)
17Senior Letters for May grads due to Registrar
27Board of Trustees Meeting (27th-29th)
May, 2017
8Courses end Semester II/Term 4
11Reading Day
12Exam Day
13Exam Day
14Reading day
15Exam Day
16Exam Day
16End of Semester II/Term 4
17Senior grades due to Registrar by 12:00pm
17Residence halls close for Summer Break at 1:00pm
19Deadline for Independent Study Proposals (to Registrar Office)
19Final grades due by 5:00pm
19Honors & Awards Event
29Memorial Day (paid holiday)
June, 2017
12Courses begin Term 5
14Deadline for Term 5 Add/Drop
22Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Term 5 Courses
July, 2017
4Independence Day (paid holiday)
5MFA Summer Residency (July 5th-15th) - tentative
6Courses end Term 5
9Swannanoa Gathering (July 11th August 12) - tentative
10Courses begin Term 6
12Deadline for Term 6 Add/Drop
20Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Term 6 Courses
August, 2017
2Courses end Term 6
7Final grades dues for Terms 5 and 6