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Academic Calendars


 

Current Academic Calendar

2013-14 Academic Calendar 

 

Fall Semester 2013

August 19-20Faculty conference
August 23New students arrive on the 23rd with New Student Orientation through 28th
August 27Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/27 at 5:00 p.m.
August 29First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
August 30Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
September 5Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee.
September 12Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a "W" if still a full-time student
September 17Constitution Day Speaker - TBA (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
September 25Day of Prayer – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
October 3-5Campus Preview Weekend
October 9-11Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board.
October 11-12Homecoming Weekend
October 18Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday - October 20
October 19-22Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday 10/22 at 5:00 p.m.; Classes resume 10/23
October 29Pre-registration for spring semester begins
October 31Last day to change to or from Pass/Fail, or drop a class with an automatic "W."
After this date a "W" or "F" will be assigned to a dropped class by the instructor.
Last day to withdraw from Covenant with a partial tuition refund.
November 26Last day to drop a class; last day of classes before Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 27-Dec. 2Thanksgiving Break; meal plan resumes Monday, 12/2 at 5:00 pm
December 3Classes resume
December 3Covenant College Scholarship deadlines for the 2013-2014 academic year
December 11Last day of classes
December 12-13Reading/Snow Days - May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
December 12Christmas Concert
December 16-19Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday, 12/19 at 7:00 p.m.
December 20Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m.

 

Spring Semester 2014

January 11New students arrive on the 11th with New Student Orientation through the 13th
January 12Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Monday, 1/13 at 5:00 p.m.
January 14First day of classes and Registration begins
January 15Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 21Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 28Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a "W" if still a full-time student
January 30-Feb. 1Scholarship Weekend
February 11Day of Prayer - No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
February 21-22Parents Weekend
March 1Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work (FAFSA)
Submit 14-15 FAFSA Application online to meet priority deadline
March 7Last day of classes before spring break
March 8-16Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/17 at 7:00 a.m.
March 17Classes resume; Room&Schedule deposit for Fall 2014 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 20-21Board of Trustees meeting- dates to be finalized by the Board.
March 21Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2014 and May 2015 graduates are due before they will be able to pre-register.
March 25Last day to change to or from Pass/Fail, or drop a class with an automatic "W."
After this date a "W" or "F" will be assigned to a dropped class by the instructor.
Last day to withdraw from Covenant with a partial tuition refund.
March 27-29Campus Preview Weekend
April 8Last day to drop a class
April 8Assessment Day - No Tuesday day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
April 18-21Easter Break (no classes on Good Friday or Monday); meal plan resumes Monday, 4/21 at 5:00 pm
April 29Last day of classes
April 30-May 1Reading/Snow Days - May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
May 2-7Final examinations
May 10Commencement 3:00 p.m.; Residence halls close at 1:00 p.m.

 

May Term 2014

May 12First day of classes
May 30Last day of classes

 

Future Calendars

Tentative Four-Year Academic Calendar 

 

FALL SEMESTER

Event

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

Faculty ConferenceAugust 18-19August 17-18August 15-16August 14-15
New Student OrientationAugust 22August 21August 19August 18
First Day of Classes and Registration BeginsAugust 28August 27August 25August 24
Day of PrayerSeptember 24September 23September 21September 20
Campus Preview WeekendOctober 9-11 October 1-3October 6-8 September 28-30
Board of Trustees MeetingOctober 1-3October 7-9September 28-30October 4-6
HomecomingOctober 3-4October 9-10September 30 - Oct. 1October 6-7
Fall BreakOctober 18-21October 17-20October 15-18October 14-17
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 26 - Dec. 1November 25-30November 23-28November 22-27
Last Day of ClassesDecember 10December 9December 7December 6
Reading/Snow DaysDecember 11-12December 10-11December 8-9December 7-8
Final ExaminationsDecember 15-18December 14-17December 12-15December 11-14
  

 SPRING SEMESTER

Event

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

New Student OrientationJanuary 10January 9January 7January 6
First Day of Classes and RegistrationJanuary 13January 12January 10January 9
Scholarship WeekendJanuary 29-31January 28-30January 26-28January 25-27
Day of PrayerFebruary 10February 9February 7February 6
Parents WeekendFebruary 20-21February 19-20February 17-18February 16-17
Spring BreakMarch 7-15March 5-13March 4-12March 3-11
Board of Trustees MeetingMarch 19-20March 17-18March 16-17March 15-16
Campus Weekend PreviewMarch 26-28March 31-Apr 2March 23-25March 22-24
Easter BreakApril 3-6March 25-28April 14-17March 30 - April 2
Assessment DayApril 14April 5April 4April 10
Last Day of ClassesApril 28April 26April 25April 24
Reading/Snow DaysApril 29-30April 27-28April 26-27April 25-26
Final ExaminationsMay 1-6April 29-May 4April 28-May 3April 27-May 2
CommencementMay 9May 7May 6May 5
     

 MAY TERM

Event

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

First Day of ClassesMay 11May 9May 8May 7
Last Day of ClassesMay 29May 27May 26May 25