Academic Calendar

FALL 2015
August 1, Sat. Fall Tuition Due
August 17, Mon. International Students Arrive
August 18-21, Tues.-Fri. Orientation for International Students
August 21-24, Fri.-Mon. Orientation for All New Students
August 23, Sun. Returning Students Arrive on Campus
August 25, Tues. AscAgnes Registration Access Opens for New Students
August 25, Tues. Senior Investiture
August 26, Wed. First Day of Classes
August 31, Mon. Last day for online ADD or DROP of classes using AscAgnes
September 1, Tues. 90% institutional refund for withdrawals (due by 4:30 p.m.)
September 4, Fri. Last day to ADD a Fall class or change to AUDIT
September 7, Mon. Labor Day Holiday
September 15, Tues. 50% institutional refund for withdrawals (due by 4:30 p.m.)
Last day to DROP a Fall class without "W" grade
October 3, Sat. Black Cat Formal
October 6, Tues. 25% Institutional Refund Date for Withdrawals (due by 4:30pm)
October 8-11, Thurs.-Sun. Fall Break
October 20, Tues. Midterm Grades Posted to AscAgnes at 8:30am
October 28, Wed. Last day to DROP a class with "W" grade or change to Pass/Fail**
November 2-12, Mon.-Thurs. Spring 2016 Course Selection on AscAgnes (by class priority)
November 6, Fri. ARCHE Cross-Registration forms due for Spring 2016
November 13, Fri. Class of 2016 Seniors' Graduation Applications Due
November 25-29, Weds.-Sun. Thanksgiving Break
December 7, Mon. Last Day of Classes
December 8, Tues. Reading Day
December 9-14, Weds.-Mon. Exams
December 15, Tues. Spring Tuition Due
December 22, Tues. Final Grades Available on AscAgnes after 4:30 p.m.
Conferral Date for Graduates Completing in December
SPRING 2016
January 11, Mon. All Students Arrive
January 12, Tues. First Day of Classes
January 15, Fri. Last day for online ADD or DROP of classes using AscAgnes
January 18, Mon. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 19, Tues. 90% Institutional Refund Date for Withdrawals (due by 4:30pm)
January 22, Fri. Last day to ADD a Spring class or change to AUDIT
February 1, Mon. 50% Institutional Refund Date for Withdrawals (due by 4:30pm)
Last day to DROP a Spring class without "W" grade
February 12, Fri. 25% Institutional Refund Date for Withdrawals (due by 4:30pm)
February 19, Fri. Founder's Day
March 7-11, Mon.-Fri. Spring Break (Soph-Sr) | First-Year Travel (1st Yr)
March 14-18, Mon.-Fri. Peak Week (Soph-Sr) | First-Year Break (1st Yr)
March 18, Fri. Fall 2016 Re-registration deposit due to the Office of Accounting
March 22, Tues. Midterm Grades Posted to AscAgnes  at 8:30am
March 25-27, Fri.-Sun. Easter Break
March 31, Thurs. Last day to DROP a class with "W" grade or change to Pass/Fail**
April 4-14, Mon.-Thurs. Fall 2016 Course Selection on AscAgnes (by class priority)
April 26, Tues. SPARC (No classes)
May 4, Wed. Last Day of Classes
May 5, Thurs. Reading Day
May 5-10, Thurs.-Tues. Senior Final Exams
May 6-11, Fri.-Wed. Final Exams
May 11, Wed. Senior Grades Due (Available on AscAgnes after 4:30pm)
May 13, Fri. Baccalaureate
May 14, Sat. Commencement
May 18, Wed. Non-Senior Grades Available on AscAgnes after 4:30pm
SUMMER 2016-SESSION I
April 4, Mon. Summer School Session I class registration begins on AscAgnes
May 31, Tues. First Day of Classes
June 2, Thurs. Last day to add a class
June 6, Mon. Last day to drop a class without W grade
June 15, Wed. Last day to drop a class with W grade 
June 28, Tues. Last Day of Classes
June 29, Wed. Reading Day
June 30, Thurs. Final Exams
SUMMER 2016-SESSION II
April 4, Mon. Summer School Session II class registration begins on AscAgnes
July 5, Tues. First Day of Classes
July 7, Thurs. Last day to add a class
July 11, Mon. Last day to drop a class without W grade
July 20, Wed. Last day to drop a class with W grade
August 2, Tues. Last Day of Classes
August 3, Wed. Reading Day
August 4, Thurs. Final Exams
August 11, Thurs. Conferral Date for August 2016 Graduates

**After this date, students who withdraw from a class or withdraw from the college will earn grades of "WF". "WF" grades calculate just like "F" grades for the semester and cumulative grade point averages.