Academic Year 2023-2024

August 2023
Day Day of Week Time Description
21 Mon 8:30 a.m. Course Add/Drop/Audit period begins
29 Tues 8 a.m. Classes Begin
September 2023
Day Day of Week Time Description
4 Mon [All Day] Labor Day – no classes
7 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
7 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Course Add/Drop Period Ends
22 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
October 2023
Day Day of Week Time Description
9 Mon [All Day] October Break
No Classes October 9-10
12 Thurs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2 p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2 p.m. and later will take place.
20 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
27 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
For more information, please visit the Wheaton’s Connections Guide on insideWheaton.
November 2023
Day Day of Week Time Description
30 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
October 30- November 3
6 Mon 8:00 a.m. Mon – 7:59 a.m. Tue Course selection for Spring 2024
Registration day for the Class of 2024
7 Tues 8:00 a.m. Tue – 7:59 a.m. Wed Course selection for Spring 2024
Registration day for the Class of 2025
8 Wed 8:00 a.m. Wed – 7:59 a.m. Thu Course selection for Spring 2024
Registration day for the Class of 2026
9 Thurs 8:00 a.m. Thu – 7:59 a.m. Fri Course selection for Spring 2024
Registration day for the Class of 2027
10 Fri 8:00 a.m. Fri – 4:30 p.m. Nov. 17th Course selection for Spring 2024
Registration open to all classes 10th – 17th
17 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to Withdraw from a Course
All course withdrawals require a petition to be submitted through the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS) by this date. (This is done through the Office of Academic Advising)
22 Wed [All Day] Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 22-24
December 2023
Day Day of Week Time Description
8 Fri 4:30p.m. Registration Deadline for all classes Spring 2024
8 Fri 6:00p.m. Classes End
9 Sat [All Day] Review Period
December 9-10
11 Mon [All Day] Final Exams
December 11-16
18 Mon 5:00 p.m. Final Grades for Fall 2024 Due From Faculty

 

January 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Tues 9:00 a.m. Winter Classes Begin, Courses Add/Drop period begins
3 Wed 4:30 p.m. Winter Course Add/Drop Period Ends
19 Fri 4:30 p.m. Winter Classes End
22 Mon 8:30 a.m. Final Grades for Winter Classes Due from Faculty
22 Mon [All Day] Check In
January 22th – February 1st
22 Mon 8:30 a.m. Course Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
24 Wed 8:00 a.m. Spring Classes Begin 
February 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
1 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
2 Fri 4:30 p.m. Course Add/Drop Period Ends
16 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail

 

March 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
8 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
11 Mon [All Day] Spring Break
March 11-15
20 Wed 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2 p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2 p.m. and later will take place.
22 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
April 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
1 Mon [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2024
Registration day for the Class of 2025
2 Tues [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2024
Registration day for the Class of 2026
3 Wed [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2024
Course selection for the Class of 2027
4 Thurs [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2024
Registration open to all class years
12 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to Withdraw from a Course
All course withdrawals require a petition to be submitted through the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS) by this date. (This is done through the Office of Academic Advising)
May 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Thurs 5:00 p.m. Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Office of the Provost
3 Fri  [All Day] Classes End
3 Fri 4:30 p.m. Registration Deadline for Fall 2024
Registration open to all class years
4 Sat [All Day] Review Period
May 4-5
6 Mon [All Day] Final Exams
May 6-11th
13 Mon 5:00 p.m. All Final Grades due from Faculty
13 Mon 12:00 p.m. Honors Thesis Parade
Recommendations for departmental honors due in the Office of the Registrar no later than noon.
18 Sat 10:00 a.m. Commencement

 

Summer Session 1 May 20  – June 14
Day Day of Week Time Description
May 20 Mon. 4:30 p.m. Summer Session 1 Courses Begin,
Course Add/Drop Period Begins
May 22 Wed. 4:30 p.m. Course Add/Drop Period Ends
May 24 Fri. 4:30 p.m. Course Withdrawal deadline
June 14 Fri. 4:30 p.m. Summer Session 1 Ends
June 16 Sun. 4:30 p.m. Grades are due from Faculty

 

Summer Session 2 July 8  – August 2
Day Day of Week Time Description
July 8 Mon. 4:30 p.m. Summer Session 2 Courses Begin,
Course Add/Drop Period Begins
July 10 Wed. 4:30 p.m. Course Add/Drop Period Ends
July 12 Fri. 4:30 p.m. Course Withdrawal deadline
Aug. 2 Fri. 4:30 p.m. Summer Session 2 Ends
Aug. 4 Sun. 4:30 p.m. Grades are due from Faculty

 

FALL 2024

August 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
27 Tues 8:30 a.m. Course Add/Drop/Audit period begins
27 Tues 8 a.m. Classes Begin
September 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Mon [All Day] Labor Day – no classes
5 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
5 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Course Add/Drop Period Ends
20 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail

FALL 2024

August 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
27 Tues 8:30 a.m. Course Add/Drop/Audit period begins
27 Tues 8 a.m. Classes Begin
September 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Mon [All Day] Labor Day – no classes
5 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
5 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Course Add/Drop Period Ends
20 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
October 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
14 Mon [All Day] October Break
No Classes October 14-15
17 Thurs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2 p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2 p.m. and later will take place.
18 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
25 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
For more information, please visit the Wheaton’s Connections Guide on insideWheaton.
November 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
28 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
October 28- November 1
4 Mon 8:00 a.m. Course selection for Spring 2025
Registration day for the Class of 2025
5 Tues 8:00 a.m. Course selection for Spring 2025
Registration day for the Class of 2026
6 Wed 8:00 a.m. Course selection for Spring 2025
Registration day for the Class of 2027
7 Thurs 8:00 a.m. Course selection for Spring 2025
Registration day for the Class of 2028
8 Fri 8:00 a.m. Fri – 4:30 p.m. Nov. 17th Course selection for Spring 2025
Registration open to all classes 10th – 17th
15 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to Withdraw from a Course
All course withdrawals after this date require a petition to be submitted through the Committee on Academic Standing (CAS). (This is done through the Office of Academic Advising)
27 Wed [All Day] Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 27-29
December 2024
Day Day of Week Time Description
6 Fri 4:30p.m. Registration Deadline for all classes Spring 2025
6 Fri 6:00p.m. Classes End
7 Sat [All Day] Review Period
December 7-8
9 Mon [All Day] Final Exams
December 9-14
16 Mon 5:00 p.m. Final Grades for Fall 2024 Due From Faculty

 

January 2025
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Thur 9:00 a.m. Winter Classes Begin, Courses Add/Drop period begins
3 Fri. 4:30 p.m. Winter Course Add/Drop Period Ends
17 Fri 4:30 p.m. Winter Classes End
20 Mon 8:30 a.m. Final Grades for Winter Classes Due from Faculty
20 Mon [All Day] Check In
January 20th – February 1st
20 Mon 8:30 a.m. Course Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
22 Wed 8:00 a.m. Spring Classes Begin 

 

*Many traditions include holidays and observations that fall inside the formal academic calendar. Please see Wheaton’s Student Religious and Cultural Observation Policy if you feel you may need to seek an accommodation to participate in your community’s rites, rituals, and celebrations.