Calendars & Events

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

August, 2017
Weds23New and Transfer Student Orientation (23rd-27th)
Weds23Academic Convocation
Sun27Returning Student Check-In/Residence halls open at 1:00pm
Mon28Courses begin Semester I/Term 1 (8:30am-1:00pm); Work Crews Meet (1:30-3:30pm)
September, 2017
Tues5Deadline for Semester I/Term 1 Drop/Add
Tues5New and ST Course Proposals due to Academic Affairs for Spring '18
Mon11Summer Term Incomplete grades due to Registrar
Mon11Semester II/Term 4 Incomplete grades due to Registrar
Fri22Course schedule revisions for Spring '18 due to Registrar
Fri22Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Term 1 Courses
October, 2017
Mon2Spring Semester Study Away applications due
Mon2Book orders for MFA Winter Residency (Winter '18) due to Bookstore
Fri-Sun6Homecoming/Family Weekend (6th-8th)
Thurs12Book orders for Semester II/Term 3 and 4 (Spring '18) due to Bookstore
Fri13Courses end Term 1
Fri13Exam Day Term 1 - Exams begin mid-day
Sat14Exam Day Term 1 - Exams end mid-day
Sat14Fall Break (14th-22nd) (begins 14th, 1:00pm - ends 22nd, 1:00pm)
Sun15Residence halls close - 1:00pm
Mon16Spring Faculty-led Study Away course deadline
Tues17Mid-Semester/Term 1 grades due to Registrar
Sun22Residence Halls reopen - 1:00pm
Mon23Courses resume Semester I/begin Term 2
Mon23Academic Advising begins for Spring '18
Thurs26Deadline for Term 2 Drop/Add
Thurs-Sat26Board of Trustees Meeting (26th-28th)
November, 2017
Weds1Registration for Spring '18 (1st-8th)
Fri3Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Semester I Courses
Mon6Senior Letters for Dec grads due to Department Chairs
Mon6Term 1 Incomplete grades due to Registrar
Fri17Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Term 2 Courses
Mon20Senior Letters for Dec. graduates due to Registrar
Weds-Fri22Thanksgiving Break (22nd-24th) - College offices closed
December, 2017
Weds13Courses end Semester I/Term 2
Thurs14Reading Day
Fri-Sat15Exam Days (15th-16th)
Sun17Reading Day
Mon-Tues18Exam Days (18th-19th)
Tues19Last day of Work for Semester I/Term 2
Tues19Last day of Semester I/Term 2
Tues19Deadline for Independent Study Proposals (to Registrar Office)
Weds20Residence halls close - 1:00pm
Weds20Winter Break (begins Dec. 20th, 1:00pm - ends Jan. 21st, 1:00pm)
Weds20College offices closed - Dec 20 - Jan 2
Fri22Semester I/Term 2 grades due to Registrar
January, 2018
Weds3MFA Winter Residency (3rd-13th)
Mon15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - College offices closed
Thurs18New Student Orientation (18th-20th)
Sun21Returning Student Check-In and Residence Halls Open 1:00pm
Mon22Courses begin Semester II/Term 3 (8:00am-2:30pm); Work Crews Meet (2:30-5:00pm)
Tues30Deadline for Semester II/Term 3 Drop/Add
February, 2018
Mon5Semester I/Term 2 Incomplete grades to Registrar
Thurs-Sat8Board of Trustees Meeting (8th-10th)
Tues13New and ST Course Proposals for 2018-19 due to Academic Affairs
Fri16Deadline for Withdraw/Pass from Term 3 Courses
Fri16Summer School schedule proposal due to Academic Affairs
March, 2018
Weds1Course schedule revisions for 2018-19 due to Registrar
Weds1Fall Semester Study Away applications due
Fri9Courses end Term 3
Fri9Exam Day Term 3 - Exams begin mid-day
Sat10Exam Day Term 3 - Exams end mid-day
Sat10Spring Break (10th-18th) (begins 10th, 1:00pm - ends 18th, 1:00pm)
Sun11Residence halls close - 1:00pm
Tues13Book orders for Term 5 and 6 due to Bookstore
Tues13Mid-Semester/Term 3 grades due to Registrar
Thurs15Fall Faculty-led Study Away course deadline
Sun18Residence halls open - 1:00pm
Mon19Courses resume Semester II/begin Term 4
Thurs22Deadline for Term 4 Drop/Add
Mon26Senior Letters for May graduates due to Dept Chairs
Weds28Book orders for MFA Summer Residency (Summer '18) due to Bookstore
Fri30Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Semester II Courses
April, 2018
Mon2Term 3 Incomplete grades due to Registrar
Mon2Book orders for Semester I/Term 1 and 2 (Fall '18) due to Bookstore
Weds4Work Day (tentative)
Fri13Deadline for Withdraw/Pass from Term 4 Courses
Mon16Registration Week for Fall Semester (16th-20th)
Mon16Senior Letters for May graduates due to Registrar
May, 2018
Mon7Courses end Semester II/Term 4
Tues-Weds8Capstone Carnival (8th-9th) - all classes are required to attend
Thurs10Reading Day
Fri-Sat11Exam Days (11th-12th)
Sun13Reading Day
Mon-Tues14Exam Days (14th-15th)
Tues15Last day of Semester II/Term 4
Tues15Last day of Work for Semester II/Term 4
Weds16Senior grades due to Registrar by 12:00pm
Weds16Residence halls close for Summer Break 1:00pm (non-graduating students)
Fri18Final grades due by 5:00pm
Fri18Honors & Awards Event
Fri18Deadline for Independent Study Proposals (to Registrar Office)
Sun20Res Halls close for graduating seniors - 1:00pm
Thurs-Sat24Board of Trustees Meeting (24rd-26th)
Mon28Memorial Day - College offices closed
June, 2018
Mon4Summer courses begin Term 5 (tentative)
Weds6Deadline for Term 5 Drop/Add
Thurs14Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Term 5 Courses
Weds27Courses end Term 5
July, 2018
Mon2Summer courses begin Term 6
Weds4Independence Day - College offices closed
Weds4MFA Summer Residency (July 4th-14th)
Thurs5Deadline for Term 6 Drop/Add
Sun8Swannanoa Gathering (July 8th - August 11th)
Thurs12Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Term 6 Courses
Thurs26Courses end Term 6
Mon30Final grades dues for Terms 5 and 6