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; Classes resume on 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 19-21 Family 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 permitted 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 Assessment Day - No Tuesday day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
April 12 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning "W" or "F."
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