Academic Calendar at Covenant College

Academic Calendars

2015-16 Academic Calendar

 


 

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Fall Semester 2015

 

August 17-18 Faculty conference
August 21 New students arrive on the 21st with New Student Orientation through 26th
August 25 Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/25 at 5:00 p.m.
August 27 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
August 28 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
September 3 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee.
September 10 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a "W" if still a full-time student
September 16 Day of Prayer – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
September 17 Constitution Day Speaker - TBA (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
October 1-3 Campus Preview Weekend
October 7-9 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board.
October 9-10 Homecoming Weekend
October 16 Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday – October 18
October 17-20 Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday,10/20 at 5:00 pm; Classes resume 10/21
October 27 Pre-registration for spring semester begins
October 29 Last 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 24 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”; Last day of classes before break.
Nov. 25-30 Thanksgiving Break; meal plan resumes Monday, 11/30 with evening classes; meal plan resumes Monday, 11/30 at 5:00 pm
December 1 Covenant College Scholarship deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year
December 9 Last day of classes
December 10-11 Reading/Snow Days - May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
December 14-17 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday, 12/17 at 7:00 p.m.
December 18 Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m.

 


 

Spring Semester 2016

 

January 9 New students arrive on the 9th with New Student Orientation going through the 11th
January 10 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Monday, 1/11 at 5:00 p.m.
January 12 First day of classes and Registration begins
January 13 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 19 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 26 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a "W" if still a full-time student
January 28-30 Scholarship Weekend
February 9 Day of Prayer - No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
February 19-20 Parents Weekend
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work (FAFSA)
Submit 2016-17 FAFSA Application online to meet priority deadline
March 4 Last day of classes before spring break
March 5-13 Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/14 at 7:00 a.m.
March 14 Classes resume; Room&Schedule deposit for Fall 2016 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 17-18 Board of Trustees meeting- dates to be finalized by the Board.
March 18 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2016 and May 2017 graduates are due before they will be able to pre-register.
March 22 Last 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 25-28 Easter Break; classes resume on Monday 3/28 with evening classes; meal plan resumes Monday, 3/28 at 5:00 pm
March 31 - April 2 Campus Preview Weekend
April 5 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”
April 5 Assessment Day - No Tuesday day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
April 26 Last day of classes
April 27-28 Reading/Snow Days - May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
April 29 - May 4 Final examinations
May 7 Commencement Ceremony at 3:00 p.m.; Residence halls close at 1:00 p.m.

 


 

May Term 2016

 

May 9 First day of classes
May 27 Last day of classes

 


 

Tentative Four-Year Academic Calendar

 

FALL SEMESTER

Event

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

Faculty Conference August 17-18 August 15-16 August 14-15 August 13-14
New Student Orientation August 21 August 19 August 18 August 17
First Day of Classes and Registration Begins August 27 August 25 August 24 August 23
Day of Prayer September 23 September 21 September 20 September 19
Campus Preview Weekend October 1-3  October 6-8 September 28-30  September 27-29
Board of Trustees Meeting October 7-9 September 28-30 October 4-6 October 3-5
Homecoming October 9-10 September 30 - Oct. 1 October 6-7 October 5-6
Fall Break October 17-20 October 15-18 October 14-17 October 13-16
Thanksgiving Break November 25-30 November 23-28 November 22-27 November 21-26
Last Day of Classes December 9 December 7 December 6 December 5
Reading/Snow Days December 10-11 December 8-9 December 7-8 December 6-7
Final Examinations December 14-17 December 12-15 December 11-14 December 10-13
   

 SPRING SEMESTER

Event

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

New Student Orientation January 9 January 7 January 6 January 5
First Day of Classes and Registration January 12 January 10 January 9 January 8
Scholarship Weekend January 28-30 January 26-28 January 25-27 January 24-26
Day of Prayer February 9 February 7 February 6 February 5
Parents Weekend February 19-20 February 17-18 February 16-17 February 15-16
Spring Break March 5-13 March 4-12 March 3-11 March 2-10
Board of Trustees Meeting March 17-18 March 16-17 March 15-16 March 14-15
Campus Weekend Preview March 31-April 2 March 23-25 March 22-24 April 4-6
Easter Break March 25-28 April 14-17 March 30 - April 2 April 19-22
Assessment Day April 5 April 4 April 10 April 9
Last Day of Classes April 26 April 25 April 24 April 24
Reading/Snow Days April 27-28 April 26-27 April 25-26 April 25
Final Examinations April 29 - May 4 April 28 - May 3 April 27 - May 2 April 26 - May 1
Commencement May 7 May 6 May 5 May 4
         

 MAY TERM

Event

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

First Day of Classes May 9 May 8 May 7 May 6
Last Day of Classes May 27 May 26 May 25 May 24