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Academic Calendar 2019-2020

(Some dates may be subject to change, or to be announced)

Fall Term 2019-20

Classes begin

7 am Tuesday, Sept. 3

Symposium Day

Wed. Oct. 9 (tentative)

Family Weekend


Homecoming & Alumni Weekend 


Thanksgiving Break 

Wednesday, Nov. 25 - Sunday, Nov. 29

Classes end

6 pm Friday, Dec. 6

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday-Friday, Dec. 9-13

Final Grades due (Go to Arches)

noon Monday, Dec. 16

Winter Break (no classes)

Saturday, Dec. 17 - Sunday, Jan. 5

College Closed

Monday, Dec. 23 -Thursday, January 2

January Term 2019-20

Classes begin

7 am Monday, Jan. 6

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (events/schedule TBD) 

Monday, Jan. 20 

Classes end

6 pm Tuesday Jan. 28

J-term recess begins

6 pm Tuesday, Jan. 28

J-Term grades due

2:00 pm Thursday, Jan 30

J-Term recess ends / classes resume 

7 am Wed. Feb. 5

Spring Term 2019-20

Classes begin

7 am Wednesday, Feb. 5

Wuesday (classes follow a typical Tuesday schedule) 

Wednesday, Feb. 26 (tentative)

Spring Break

6 pm Friday, Mar 20 - 7 am Monday, Mar 30

Easter recess begins

6 pm Thursday, April 9

Easter recess ends/classes resume

7 am Tuesday, April 13

During Easter Break there are no classes.

Offices closed Friday, open Monday.

Celebration of Learning 

Wednesday, May 6 (tentative) 

Classes end

6 pm Friday, May 15

Exam Week (see policies)

Monday-Friday, May 11-15

Baccalaureate service

10 am Sunday, May 24

Annual Commencement Ceremony

3 pm Sunday, May 24

Memorial Day (college closed)

Monday, May 25

Final Grades due

Noon, Tuesday, May 26

Summer 2020

Start of the term (travel courses):  6 pm Friday, May 15

Start of on campus classes: Monday, June 1

End of on campus classes: Friday, June 26

On campus experiences grades due: Monday, June 29

Independence Day Observed: Friday, July 3 (college closed, no classes)

Deadline to post summer grades: noon, Friday August 14 

End of term (travel courses): Friday, August 14

Graduation date for transcript: Monday, August 17

Labor Day: Monday, September 2 (college closed) 

edited by L. Fowler 11-28-17
Faculty & Board adopted 11-21-17