Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College

Academics

Academic Calendar

Friday, February 19, 2016

4:30pm

Last day to declare a course pass/grade/fail

Friday, March 11, 2016

4:30pm

Mid-semester notices due

Monday, March 14, 2016

[All Day]

Spring Break
March 14-18

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

7:00pm

Jane Ruby 2016 Lecture: Estelle Freedman, Redefining Rape
Estelle Freedman is the Edgar E. Robinson Professor of History at Stanford University. She is currently studying the history of sexual violence in America.
Science Center, Hindle Auditorium
Web link. Contact: M. Gabriela Torres

Friday, March 25, 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, April 4, 2016

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
April 4-8

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
April 4-8

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
April 4-8

Thursday, April 7, 2016

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
April 4-8

Friday, April 8, 2016

[All Day]

Advisor Appointments
April 4-8

Monday, April 11, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2016 semester
Registration day for the Class of 2017

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2016 semester
Registration day for the Class of 2018

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2016 semester
Registration day for the Class of 2019

Thursday, April 14, 2016

[All Day]

Course selection for Fall 2016 semester
Registration open to all class years

Friday, April 15, 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 circumstances beyond the student’s control.

4:30pm

Registration deadline for Fall 2016 semester
Registration open to all class years.

Monday, April 18, 2016

12:30pm

Sameena Mulla: The Violence of Care
Dr. Sameena Mulla is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Marquette University (WI). She will be discussing her most recent book entitled "The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses and Sexual Assault Intervention." 
Mary Lyon Hall, May Room
Contact: M. Gabriela Torres

Thursday, May 5, 2016

5:00pm

Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Contact: Office of the Provost

Friday, May 6, 2016

6:00pm

Classes End

Saturday, May 7, 2016

[All Day]

Review Period
May 7-8

Monday, May 9, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 9-14

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 9-14

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 9-14

Thursday, May 12, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 9-14

Friday, May 13, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 9-14

Saturday, May 14, 2016

[All Day]

Final Exams
May 9-14

Monday, May 16, 2016

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 21, 2016

10:00am

Commencement

Monday, May 23, 2016

9:30am

Final Grades Due
For the Classes of 2017, 2018 and 2019

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

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

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