2017 – 2018

August, 2017

  • Weds
    23
    New and Transfer Student Orientation (23rd-27th)
  • Sun
    27
    Returning Student Check-In/Residence halls open at 1:00pm
  • Mon
    28
    Courses begin Semester I/Term 1 (8:30am-1:00pm); Work Crews Meet (1:30-3:30pm)

September, 2017

  • Tues
    5
    Deadline for Semester I/Term 1 Drop/Add
  • Fri
    22
    Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Term 1 Courses

October, 2017

  • Mon
    2
    Spring Semester Study Away applications due
  • Fri-Sun
    6
    Homecoming/Family Weekend (6th-8th)
  • Fri
    13
    Courses end Term 1
  • Fri
    13
    Exam Day Term 1 – Exams begin mid-day
  • Sat
    14
    Exam Day Term 1 – Exams end mid-day
  • Sat
    14
    Fall Break (14th-22nd) (begins 14th, 1:00pm – ends 22nd, 1:00pm)
  • Sun
    15
    Residence halls close – 1:00pm
  • Sun
    22
    Residence Halls reopen – 1:00pm
  • Mon
    23
    Courses resume Semester I/begin Term 2
  • Mon
    23
    Academic Advising begins for Spring ’18
  • Thurs
    26
    Deadline for Term 2 Drop/Add
  • Thurs-Sat
    26
    Board of Trustees Meeting (26th-28th)

November, 2017

  • Weds
    1
    Registration for Spring ’18 (1st-8th)
  • Fri
    3
    Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Semester I Courses
  • Mon
    6
    Senior Letters for Dec grads due to Department Chairs
  • Fri
    17
    Deadline to Withdraw/Pass from Term 2 Courses
  • Mon
    20
    Senior Letters for Dec graduates due to Registrar
  • Weds-Fri
    22
    Thanksgiving Break (22nd-24th) – College offices closed

December, 2017

  • Weds
    13
    Courses end Semester I/Term 2
  • Thurs
    14
    Reading Day
  • Fri-Sat
    15
    Exam Days (15th-16th)
  • Sun
    17
    Reading Day
  • Mon-Tues
    18
    Exam Days (18th-19th)
  • Tues
    19
    Last day of Work for Semester I/Term 2
  • Tues
    19
    Last day of Semester I/Term 2
  • Tues
    19
    Deadline for Independent Study Proposals (to Registrar Office)
  • Weds
    20
    Residence halls close – 1:00pm
  • Weds
    20
    Winter Break (begins Dec. 20th, 1:00pm – ends Jan. 21st, 1:00pm)
  • Weds
    20
    College offices closed – Dec 20 – Jan 2

January, 2018

  • Weds
    3
    MFA Winter Residency (3rd-13th)
  • Mon
    15
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – College offices closed
  • Thurs
    18
    New Student Orientation (18th-20th)
  • Sun
    21
    Returning Student Check-In and Residence Halls Open 1:00pm
  • Mon
    22
    Courses begin Semester II/Term 3 (8:00am-2:30pm); Work Crews Meet (2:30-5:00pm)
  • Tues
    30
    Deadline for Semester II/Term 3 Drop/Add

February, 2018

  • Thurs-Sat
    8
    Board of Trustees Meeting (8th-10th)
  • Fri
    16
    Deadline for Withdraw/Pass from Term 3 Courses

March, 2018

  • Weds
    1
    Fall Semester Study Away applications due
  • Fri
    9
    Courses end Term 3
  • Fri
    9
    Exam Day Term 3 – Exams begin mid-day
  • Sat
    10
    Exam Day Term 3 – Exams end mid-day
  • Sat
    10
    Spring Break (10th-18th) (begins 10th, 1:00pm – ends 18th, 1:00pm)
  • Sun
    11
    Residence halls close – 1:00pm
  • Thurs
    15
    Fall Faculty-led Study Away course deadline
  • Sun
    18
    Residence halls open – 1:00pm
  • Mon
    19
    Courses resume Semester II/begin Term 4
  • Thurs
    22
    Deadline for Term 4 Drop/Add
  • Mon
    26
    Senior Letters for May graduates due to Dept Chairs
  • Fri
    30
    Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Semester II Courses

April, 2018

  • Weds
    4
    Work Day (tentative)
  • Fri
    13
    Deadline for Withdraw/Pass from Term 4 Courses
  • Mon
    16
    Registration Week for Fall Semester (16th-20th)
  • Mon
    16
    Senior Letters for May graduates due to Registrar

May, 2018

  • Mon
    7
    Courses end Semester II/Term 4
  • Tues-Weds
    8
    Capstone Carnival (8th-9th) – all classes are required to attend
  • Thurs
    10
    Reading Day
  • Fri-Sat
    11
    Exam Days (11th-12th)
  • Sun
    13
    Reading Day
  • Mon-Tues
    14
    Exam Days (14th-15th)
  • Tues
    15
    Last day of Semester II/Term 4
  • Tues
    15
    Last day of Work for Semester II/Term 4
  • Weds
    16
    Residence halls close for Summer Break 1:00pm (non-graduating students)
  • Fri
    18
    Honors & Awards Event
  • Fri
    18
    Deadline for Independent Study Proposals (to Registrar Office)
  • Sat
    19
    Commencement
  • Sun
    20
    Res Halls close for graduating seniors – 1:00pm
  • Thurs-Sat
    24
    Board of Trustees Meeting (24rd-26th)
  • Mon
    28
    Memorial Day – College offices closed

June, 2018

  • Mon
    4
    Summer courses begin Term 5 (tentative)
  • Weds
    6
    Deadline for Term 5 Drop/Add
  • Thurs
    14
    Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Term 5 Courses
  • Weds
    27
    Courses end Term 5

July, 2018

  • Mon
    2
    Summer courses begin Term 6
  • Weds
    4
    Independence Day – College offices closed
  • Weds
    4
    MFA Summer Residency (July 4th-14th)
  • Thurs
    5
    Deadline for Term 6 Drop/Add
  • Sun
    8
    Swannanoa Gathering (July 8th – August 11th)
  • Thurs
    12
    Deadline to Withdraw/Pass Term 6 Courses
  • Thurs
    26
    Courses end Term 6