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Academic Calendars

2019-20 Academic Calendar

 

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Fall Semester 2019

 

August 19-20 Faculty conference
August 23 New students arrive on the 23rd with New Student Orientation through 28th
August 27 Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/27 at 5:00 pm
August 29 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 am
August 30 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
September 4 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
September 11 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
September 17 Constitution Day Speaker – (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
September 19-20 Covenant 360
September 25 Day of Prayer – No day classes; evening classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
September 27-28 Homecoming Weekend
October 1 FAFSA opens for fall 2020-2021 academic year
October 10-12 Covenant 360
October 16-18 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board
October 18 Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday – October 19
October 19-22 Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday, 10/22 at 5:00 pm; Classes resume 10/23
October 29 Pre-registration for spring semester begins.
November 1

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 26 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”
Nov. 27 - Dec. 2

Thanksgiving Break; Classes resume on Monday 12/2 with evening classes after 5:00 pm; Meal plan resumes Monday, 12/2 at 5:00 pm

December 11 Last day of classes
December 12-13 Reading/Snow Days – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings.
December 16-19 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday, 12/19 at 7:00 pm
December 20 Residence halls close at 12:00 pm

 


 

Spring Semester 2020

 

January 10 New students arrive on the 10th for New Student Orientation going through the 12th
January 11 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Saturday, 1/11 at 5:00 pm
January 13 First day of classes and Registration begins
January 14 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 20 Martin Luther King Day – Classes will not meet
January 21 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 24-25 Scholarship Weekend - First
January 27 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
February 7-8 Scholarship Weekend - Second
February 11 Day of Prayer – No day classes; Evening classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
February 21-23 Family Weekend
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work for 2020-2021 FAFSA. Last day before spring break.
March 7-15 Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/16 at 7:00 am
March 16 Classes resume; Room & Schedule Deposit for Fall 2019 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 18-20 Board of Trustees meetings for the College and Foundation - dates to be finalized by the Board
March 20 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2020 and May 2021 graduates are due before they will be permitted to pre-register
March 24 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 31 Assessment Day – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
April 2-3 Covenant 360
April 10-13 Easter Break; Classes resume on Monday 4/13 beginning after 5:00 pm
April 15 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning “W” or “F”
April 17 Covenant 360, Friday only
April 28 Last day of classes
April 29-30 Reading/Snow Day – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
May 1-6 Final examinations
May 9 Commencement Ceremony at 3:00 pm; Residence halls close at 1:00 pm

 


 

May Term 2020

 

May 11-29 First day and last day of May Term classes