Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Office of the Registrar

Academics

Important Dates - Fall Semester 2016

AUGUST
27 Sat New Student Preparation/Orientation Program begins
30 Tues Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
Add/drop period begins at 8:30 a.m.
SEPTEMBER
5 Mon Labor Day (no classes)
8 Thur 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.
23 Fri Last day to declare a course Pass/Grade/Fail.
OCTOBER
10-11 Mon-Tue October break.
12 Wed Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
14 Fri Mid-semester notices due.
21 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 the student's control.
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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.
24 Mon Registration material distributed to faculty and students for Spring 2017 semester.
Oct 31-Nov 4 Mon-Fri Advising appointments
NOVEMBER
Oct 31-Nov 4 Mon-Fri Advisor Appointments
7-11 Mon-Fri COURSE SELECTION FOR SPRING 2017 SEMESTER.
11 Fri Registration deadline for Spring 2017 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.
14 Mon Exam notices returned to the Office of the Registrar.
21 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.
Nov 23-27 Wed-Sun Thanksgiving recess.
28 Mon Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
DECEMBER
2 Fri Printed self-scheduled exam copies to be packaged are due in the Office of the Registrar.
9 Fri Classes end
10-11 Sat-Sun Review period
12-17 Mon-Sat Final examinations
JANUARY
3 Tues Deadline for submission of all first semester grades at 9:30 a.m.

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