Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Academic Calendar

Saturday, August 23, 2014

[All Day]

CORE August - Move-in Day!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

8:00am

Classes Begin

8:30am

Add/Drop/Audit period begins

5:00pm

Opening Convocation
President Hanno, Provost Eisenmann, Dean McCaffrey, and SGA President John Carando '15 address the college community to mark the formal opening of the academic year. Free
Cole Memorial Chapel
Contact: Sarah Redlich

Monday, September 1, 2014

[All Day]

Labor Day
No classes.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

12:00am to 4:30pm

Registration period ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date.

4:30pm

Last day to obtain instructor's signature to enroll in a course on an audit basis.

Friday, September 19, 2014

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Monday, October 13, 2014

[All Day]

October Break
No classes October 13-14.

Friday, October 17, 2014

4:30pm

Last day to petition to drop a course without record.
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.

4:30pm

Last day to submit a Student Self-Initiated Connection Proposal
If student is enrolled in the last course of the Connection this semester. Attention Seniors: Self-Initiated Connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.

Monday, October 27, 2014

6:00pm

Advisor Appointments
October 27-31.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

6:00pm

Advisor Appointments
October 27-31.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

6:00pm

Advisor Appointments
October 27-31.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

6:00pm

Advisor Appointments
October 27-31.

Friday, October 31, 2014

6:00pm

Advisor Appointments
October 27-31.

Monday, November 3, 2014

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2015 semester
November 3-7.

Friday, November 7, 2014

4:30pm

Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

[All Day]

Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 26-30.

Friday, December 5, 2014

[All Day]

Classes End

Saturday, December 6, 2014

[All Day]

Review Period
December 6-7.

Monday, December 8, 2014

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 8-13.

Monday, January 5, 2015

9:30am

Final Grades Due

Sunday, January 18, 2015

[All Day]

CORE January
Orientation for new students.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

8:00am

Classes Begin

8:30am

Add/Drop/Audit period begins

Thursday, January 29, 2015

4:30pm

Course registration concludes
Late fee charged to add a course after this date.

4:30pm

Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course on an audit basis.

4:30pm

Registration period ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date.

Friday, February 13, 2015

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Monday, March 9, 2015

[All Day]

Spring Break
March 9-13.

Friday, March 20, 2015

4:30pm

Last day to petition to drop a course without record.
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.

4:30pm

Last day to submit a Student Self-Initiated Connection Proposal
If student is enrolled in the last course of the Connection this semester. Attention Seniors: Self-Initiated Connection proposals will NOT be accepted in your final semester.

Monday, March 30, 2015

[All Day]

Advisor appointments

Monday, April 6, 2015

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2015 semester
April 6-10.

Friday, April 10, 2015

4:30pm

Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

5:00pm

Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel

Friday, May 1, 2015

[All Day]

Classes End

Saturday, May 2, 2015

[All Day]

Review Period
May 2-3.

Monday, May 4, 2015

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 4-9.

Monday, May 11, 2015

9:30am

Senior final grades due

Saturday, May 16, 2015

10:00am

Commencement

Monday, May 18, 2015

9:30am

Final grades due
For the Classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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