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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 20
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 7-29 Spring Break
March 20 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2020 and May 2021
March 30 Classes resume online at their normal day of the week and time
March 30 Last day to withdraw from Covenant with a partial tuition refund
April 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.
April 10-12 Easter Break; Classes cancelled Friday 4/10
April 13 All classes resume on Monday morning 4/13
April 15 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning “W” or “F”
April 30 Last day of classes
May 1-6 Final examinations
May 9 Commencement Ceremony – To Be Determined

 


 

May Term 2020

 

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