Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Office of the Registrar

Academics

Important Dates - Spring 2015

JANUARY
18 Sun New Student Preparation/Orientation Program begins.
21 Wed Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
Add/drop period begins at 8:30 a.m.
29 Thu Course registration period for Fall ends. Late fee charged to register or add a course after this date.
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Last day to obtain instructor's signature to enroll in a course on an audit basis.
FEBRUARY
2 Mon Course scheduling for 2015-2016 due from Department Chairs and Coordinators.
13 Fri Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail.
MARCH
6 Fri Mid-semester notices due.
9-13 Mon-Fri Spring Break
16 Mon Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
20 Fri 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 a student's control.
20 Fri Last day to submit a Student-initiated Connection proposal if the student is enrolled in the last course of the Connection this semester. Student-initiated Connection proposals will not be accepted for Seniors on their final semester.
23 Mon Registration material distributed to faculty and students for Fall 2015 semester.
30 Mon Exam notices to be returned to the Office of the Registrar.
Mar 30-Apr 3 Mon-Fri Advising appointments
APRIL
Mar 30-Apr 3 Mon-Fri Advising appointments
6-10 Mon-Fri COURSE SELECTION FOR FALL 2015 SEMESTER.
10 Fri Registration deadline for Fall 2015 semester.
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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.
13 Mon Self-scheduled exam copy due to the faculty secretaries to be typed; staff in the Office of the Registrar needs to package these individually.
20 Mon Pre-scheduled exam copy due to the faculty secretaries to be typed.
20 Mon Printed self-scheduled exam copies to be packaged are due in the Office of the Registrar
30  Thu Honors Convocation
MAY
1 Fri Classes end
2-3 Sat-Sun Review period
4-9 Mon-Sat Final examinations
11 Mon Senior grades due no later than 9:30 a.m.  This is very critical for meeting graduation deadlines. Grade recording must be completed before noon.
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If you have a Senior's grade that cannot be submitted by 9:30, please inform the Registrar in advance.
11 Mon Recommendations for departmental honors due no later than noon.
13 Wed Committee on Academic Standing meeting to recommend students for degrees and honors.
14 Thu Faculty Meeting to award degrees and honors.
16 Sat Commencement
18 Mon Grades due for Classes of '16, '17, '18 - no later than 9:30 a.m. Please be mindful of this date. Underclass students need grades for scholarships, summer school and employment.

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