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The academic calendar is the best resource to discover the most important dates such as when classes begin, exam schedules, holiday information and more.
Thursday, September 1- NEW International Students arrive for Check-InFriday, September 2- International Student Orientation begins; Arch Orientation beginsMonday, September 5- Labor Day - NEW students arrive for Check-In; Bulldog Bash begins; RETURNING students arrive for Check-InTuesday, September 6- Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter One)Monday, September 19- President’s Cup Golf TournamentSaturday, October 1- Family & Alumni DayMonday, October 10- Columbus Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closedSaturday, October 15- Discover Dean DaySaturday, October 22- Last day of Quarter One coursesMonday, October 24- Mid-semester; Quarter Two courses beginFriday, November 11- Veterans Day Ceremony; Discover Dean DayTuesday, November 22- At the conclusion of Tuesday classes, Thanksgiving holiday begins and residence halls closeSunday, November 27- Residence halls re-open at noonMonday, November 28- Day and SCS classes resumeFriday, December 9- Last day of Day classesDecember 12–15- Finals Week; Residents must vacate room two hours after their last final (Monday – Thursday)Thursday, December 15- Last day of the Fall semester (Day & SCS) and SCS Quarter Two courses
Wednesday, December 21- SCS Intersession Online courses beginTuesday, January 3- SCS Intersession face-to-face courses beginFriday, January 13- SCS Intersession all courses end
Friday, January 13- NEW international students Check-In for OrientationMonday, January 16- Martin Luther King Day – The College will be open on this day. Residence halls re-open; New Student Orientation beginsTuesday, January 17- Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter Three)Monday, February 20- Presidents’ Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closedFriday, February 24- Discover Dean DayFriday, March 3- Last day of Quarter Three Day classes; at the conclusion of Friday classes, Spring vacation beginsand residence halls closeSaturday, March 4- Last day of Quarter Three SCS classes; SCS vacation begins at the conclusion of Saturday classesSunday, March 12- Residence halls re-open at noonMonday, March 13- Quarter Four classes begin; Day and SCS Semester classes resume TBD Dean Leadership InstituteSaturday, March 25- Discover Dean DayMonday, April 17- Patriot's Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed. Snow Make-up Day if necessarySaturday, April 22- Accepted Student DayFriday, April 28- Last day of Day classesSaturday, April 29- Last day of SCS Semester and Quarter Four coursesMay 1-4 Finals Week-; Non-graduating resident students must vacate their room three hours (Monday – Thursday) after their last finalThursday, May 4- Last day of Spring semesterFriday, May 5- Graduating Student & Family ReceptionSaturday, May 6- Commencement - 11:00 am
Monday, May 22- SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session I beginsMonday, May 29- Memorial Day – NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closedJune 26-27(Monday – Tuesday)- New Student Orientation #1June 29-30 (Thursday – Friday)- New Student Orientation #2Thursday, June 29- SCS Summer Session I endsTuesday, July 4- July 4th Holiday – Administrative offices closedMonday, July 10- SCS Summer Session II beginsJuly 13-14 (Thursday – Friday)- New Student Orientation #3Thursday, August 17- SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session II ends
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