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Academics

Academic Calendar

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.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

12:00pm to 1:30pm

French Conversation Table
Come join us for lunch. Practice speaking French, or even just listening. A French dessert will be provided. 
Emerson Dining Hall Faculty Lounge (Next to the faculty/staff dining room)
Contact: Kirk Anderson

Thursday, November 6, 2014

4:00pm

Palimpsestic Physiognomy and Self-Fashioned Knight Errantry: Tracking Down Demonic Chevaliers and Huestes Antiguas in Don Quijote de la Mancha
Lecture on Don Quijote, presented by Jorge Abril Sanchez, from The University of New Hampshire-Durham.
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room

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 12, 2014

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Anthropology Sophomore/Junior Majors Meeting
Mandatory meeting for all anthropology juniors and sophomores who plan to study abroad in fall of 2015. This meeting is designed to help you forecast the opportunities and challenges of your senior year so that you can plan ahead. Anthropology faculty will be on hand to talk about the senior capstone, applying for international fellowships, graduate school, internships and preparing for the job market. Knapton Atrium
Web link. Contact: Donna Kerner

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Major Connections: Political Science
Alums who majored in political science return to campus to tell their stories about career and graduate school paths.
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Marianne Singer

Friday, November 14, 2014

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jim Mancall

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Wheaton-in-Tanzania Info Session
Learn about the four week summer course in Tanzania, Anthropology 215 "Education and Development" in June 2015. One credit, open to all majors and classes 2016 to 2018. Knapton Hall 114
Web link. Contact: Donna Kerner

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

[All Day]

Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 26-30.

Thursday, November 27, 2014

[All Day]

Thanksgiving Day (National Holiday)

Friday, November 28, 2014

[All Day]

College Holiday

Friday, December 5, 2014

[All Day]

Classes End

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jim Mancall

Saturday, December 6, 2014

[All Day]

Review Period
December 6-7.

Monday, December 8, 2014

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 8-13.

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

[All Day]

College Holiday

Thursday, December 25, 2014

[All Day]

Christmas Day (National Holiday)

Friday, December 26, 2014

[All Day]

College Holiday

Monday, December 29, 2014

[All Day]

College Holiday

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

[All Day]

College Holiday

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

6:00pm

College Holiday

Friday, January 2, 2015

[All Day]

College Holiday

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 6, 2015

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jim Mancall

Friday, February 13, 2015

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Friday, March 6, 2015

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jim Mancall

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

Friday, April 3, 2015

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jim Mancall

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

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Mary Lyon Hall, Holman Room
Contact: Jim Mancall

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

Thursday, May 14, 2015

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Faculty Meeting
Science Center, Hindle Auditorium
Contact: Jim Mancall

Saturday, May 16, 2015

10:00am

Commencement

Monday, May 18, 2015

9:30am

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

Monday, May 25, 2015

6:00pm

National Holiday

Friday, July 3, 2015

[All Day]

National Holiday

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