Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Academics

Academic Calendar

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

8:00am

Classes Begin

8:30am

Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins

Monday, September 5, 2016

[All Day]

Labor Day
No classes

Thursday, September 8, 2016

4:30pm

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

4:30pm

Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date

Friday, September 23, 2016

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Monday, October 10, 2016

[All Day]

October Break
No classes October 10-11

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

4:30pm

Mid-Semester Notices Due

Friday, October 21, 2016

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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.

Monday, October 31, 2016

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
October 31 to November 4

Monday, November 7, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2017
Registration day for the Class of 2017

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2017
Registration day for the Class of 2018

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2017
Registration day for the Class of 2019

Thursday, November 10, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2017
Registration day for the Class of 2020

Friday, November 11, 2016

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 situations beyond the student's control.

4:30pm

Registration deadline for Spring 2017 semester
Registration open to all class years

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

[All Day]

Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 23 to 27

Friday, December 9, 2016

6:00pm

Classes End

Saturday, December 10, 2016

[All Day]

Review Period
December 10-11

Monday, December 12, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 12 to 17

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 12 to 17

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 12 to 17

Thursday, December 15, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 12 to 17

Friday, December 16, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 12 to 17

Saturday, December 17, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 12 to 17

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

9:30am

Final Grades Due

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

8:00am

Classes Begin

8:30am

Add/Drop/Audit period begins

Thursday, February 2, 2017

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 17, 2017

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Friday, March 10, 2017

4:30pm

Mid-semester notices due

Monday, March 13, 2017

[All Day]

Spring Break
March 13-17

Friday, March 24, 2017

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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.

Monday, April 3, 2017

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
April 3-7

Monday, April 10, 2017

[All Day]

Course Selection for Fall 2017 semester
Registration day for the Class of 2018

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

[All Day]

Course Selection for Fall 2017 semester
Registration day for the Class of 2019

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

[All Day]

Course Selection for Fall 2017 semester
Registration day for the Class of 2020

Thursday, April 13, 2017

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2017 semester
Registration open to all class years

Friday, April 14, 2017

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.

4:30pm

Registration deadline for Fall 2017
Registration open to all class years

Thursday, May 4, 2017

5:00pm

Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Contact: Office of the Provost

Friday, May 5, 2017

4:30pm

Deadline for off-campus courses taken Spring 2017
Courses must be completed and submitted with appropriate approvals to the Office of the Registrar.

6:00pm

Classes End

Saturday, May 6, 2017

[All Day]

Review Period May 6-7

Monday, May 8, 2017

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 8-13

Monday, May 15, 2017

9:30am

Senior final grades due

12:00pm

Honors Thesis Deadline
Recommendations for departmental honors due in the Office of the Registrar no later than noon.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

10:00am

Commencement

Monday, May 22, 2017

9:30am

Final grades due
For the Classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

8:00am

Classes Begin

8:30am

Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins

Monday, September 4, 2017

[All Day]

Labor Day
No Classes

Thursday, September 7, 2017

4:30pm

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

4:30pm

Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date

Friday, September 22, 2017

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Monday, October 9, 2017

[All Day]

October Break
No Classes October 9-10

Friday, October 13, 2017

4:30pm

Mid-Semester Notices Due

Friday, October 20, 2017

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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.

Monday, October 30, 2017

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments

Monday, November 6, 2017

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2018
Registration day for the Class of 2018

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2018
Registration day for the Class of 2019

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2018
Registration day for the Class of 2020

Thursday, November 9, 2017

[All Day]

Course selection for Spring 2018
Registration day for the Class of 2021

Friday, November 10, 2017

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 situations beyond the student's control.

4:30pm

Registration deadline for Spring 2018
Registration open to all class years.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

[All Day]

Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 22-26

Friday, December 8, 2017

6:00pm

Classes End

Saturday, December 9, 2017

[All Day]

Review Period
December 9-10

Monday, December 11, 2017

[All Day]

Final Exams
December 11-16

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

9:30am

Final Grades Due

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

8:00am

Classes Begin

8:30am

Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins

Thursday, February 1, 2018

4:30pm

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

4:30pm

Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date

Friday, February 16, 2018

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail

Friday, March 9, 2018

4:30pm

Mid-Semester Notices Due

Monday, March 12, 2018

[All Day]

Spring Break
March 12-16

Friday, March 23, 2018

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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.

Monday, April 2, 2018

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments

Monday, April 9, 2018

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2018
Registration day for the Class of 2019

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2018
Registration day for the Class of 2020

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2018
Course selection for the Class of 2021

Thursday, April 12, 2018

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2018
Registration open to all class years

Friday, April 13, 2018

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.

4:30pm

Registration deadline for Fall 2018
Registration open to all class years

Thursday, May 3, 2018

5:00pm

Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Contact: Office of the Provost

Friday, May 4, 2018

6:00pm

Classes End

Saturday, May 5, 2018

[All Day]

Review Period
May 5-6

Monday, May 7, 2018

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 7-12

Monday, May 14, 2018

9:30am

Senior final grades due

12:00pm

Honors Thesis Parade
Recommendations for departmental honors due in the Office of the Registrar no later than noon.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

10:00am

Commencement

Monday, May 21, 2018

9:30am

Final grades due
For the Classes of 2019, 2020 and 2021

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