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Academic Calendar

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Business & Management Speaker Series
Mary Weiss, who has worked as general counsel of Driehaus Capital Management LLC and has been an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, will present "A Three-Legged Stool: Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (Broken Stools, Scandals and Government Crackdowns)."
Watson Fine Arts, Ellison Lecture
Contact: Brad Sago

Thursday, October 23, 2014

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Food Summit: Table Talk on Sustainable Farming
Food Summit Series brings representatives from Crystal Springs Farm and Red Tomato to campus for an interactive discussion about sustainable farming. This event is co-sponsored by Anthropology 210: "Feast or Famine," AfterTaste, WorldFest and the Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning.
Emerson Dining Hall Dinner through the line; Presentation and Discussion in the Faculty/Staff Dining Room
Contact: Donna Kerner

6:45pm to 8:00pm

Sex on the Rocks: Alcohol, Marketing and Sexual Decision-Making
How are men and women marketed to differently by alcohol companies, and how might these gendered expectations alter our sexual experiences while drinking? Join Health Educator Emily Dimon and SHAG for a frank discussion about the intersection of sex and alcohol. Sponsored by SHAG and Health Education, for National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
Balfour-Hood, Media Center
Contact: Emily Dimon

Monday, October 27, 2014

6:00pm

Advisor Appointments
October 27-31.

7:00pm to 8:15pm

Policy Not Politics: Sexual Assault
Roosevelt Institute will host a faculty and student panel answering questions about sexual assault on college campuses. The panel will focus on recent federal regulations and polices.
Mary Lyon Hall, Woolley Room
Contact: Sam Hammond

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 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

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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