Academic Calendar at Covenant College

Academic Calendars

2016-17 Academic Calendar

 

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Fall Semester 2016

 

August 15-16 Faculty conference
August 19 New students arrive on the 19th with New Student Orientation through 24th
August 23 Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/23 at 5:00 pm
August 25 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 am
August 26 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
September 1 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
September 8 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
September 16-17 Homecoming Weekend
September 19 Constitution Day Speaker – (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
September 21 Day of Prayer – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
October 6-8 Campus Preview Weekend
October 12-14 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board.
October 14 Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday – October 16
October 15-18 Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday,10/18 at 5:00 pm; Classes resume 10/19
October 25 Pre-registration for spring semester begins.
October 27 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 15 Covenant College Scholarship deadlines for the 2017-2018 academic year
November 22 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”; Last day of classes before break.
November 23-28 Thanksgiving Break; Classes resume on Monday 11/28 with evening classes; Meal plan resumes Monday, 11/28 at 5:00 pm
December 7 Last day of classes
December 8-9 Reading/Snow Days – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings.
December 12-15 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday,12/15 at 7:00 pm
December 16 Residence halls close at 12:00 pm

 


 

Spring Semester 2017

 

January 7 New students arrive on the 7th for New Student Orientation going through the 9th
January 8 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Monday, 1/9 at 5:00 pm
January 10 First day of classes and Registration begins
January 11 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 17 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 24 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
February 7 Day of Prayer – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
February 10-11 Scholarship Weekend - First
February 17-19 Family Weekend
February 24-25 Scholarship Weekend - Second
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work (FAFSA) Submit 2017-2018 FAFSA Application online to meet priority deadline
March 3 Last day of classes before spring break
March 4-12 Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/13 at 7:00 am
March 13 Classes resume; Room &Schedule Deposit for Fall 2017 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 15-17 Board of Trustees meetings for the College and Foundation - dates to be finalized by the Board
March 17 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2017 and May 2018 graduates are due before they will be permitted to pre-register.
March 21 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 30 - April 1 Campus Preview Weekend
April 4 Assessment Day – No Tuesday day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
April 12 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning "W" or "F."
April 14-17 Easter Break; Classes resume on Monday 4/17 with evening classes; Meal plan resumes Monday 4/17 at 5:00 pm
April 25 Last day of classes
April 26-27 Reading/Snow Day – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
April 28 - May 3 Final examinations
May 6 Commencement Ceremony at 3:00 pm; Residence halls close at 1:00 pm

 


 

May Term 2017

 

May 8-26 First day and last day of May Term classes