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Academic Calendars


 

Current Academic Calendar

2014-15 Academic Calendar 

 

Fall Semester 2014

August 18-19Faculty conference
August 22New students arrive on the 22nd with New Student Orientation through 27th
August 26Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/26 at 5:00 p.m.
August 28First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
August 29Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
September 4Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee.
September 11Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a "W" if still a full-time student
September 17Constitution Day Speaker - TBA (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
September 24Day of Prayer – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
October 1-3Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board.
October 3-4Homecoming Weekend
October 9-11Campus Preview Weekend
October 17Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday – October 19
October 18-21Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday,10/21 at 5:00 pm; Classes resume 10/22
October 28Pre-registration for spring semester begins
October 30Last 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 25Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”; Last day of classes before break.
Nov. 26-Dec.1Thanksgiving Break; meal plan resumes Monday, 12/1 with evening classes; meal plan resumes Monday, 12/1 at 5:00 pm
December 2Covenant College Scholarship deadlines for the 2015-2016 academic year
December 10Last day of classes
December 11-12Reading/Snow Days - May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
December 15-18Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday, 12/18 at 7:00 p.m.
December 19Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m.

 

Spring Semester 2015

January 10New students arrive on the 10th with New Student Orientation through the 12th
January 11Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Monday, 1/12 at 5:00 p.m.
January 13First day of classes and Registration begins
January 14Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 20Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 27Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a "W" if still a full-time student
January 29-31Scholarship Weekend
February 10Day of Prayer - No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
February 13-15Parents Weekend
March 2Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work (FAFSA)
Submit 2015-16 FAFSA Application online to meet priority deadline
March 6Last day of classes before spring break
March 7-15Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/16 at 7:00 a.m.
March 16Classes resume; Room&Schedule deposit for Fall 2015 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 19-20Board of Trustees meeting- dates to be finalized by the Board.
March 20Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2015 and May 2016 graduates are due before they will be able to pre-register.
March 24Last 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 26-28Campus Preview Weekend
April 3-6Easter Break; classes resume on Monday 4/6 with evening classes; meal plan resumes Monday, 4/6 at 5:00 pm
April 7Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”
April 14Assessment Day - No Tuesday day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
April 28Last day of classes
April 29-30Reading/Snow Days - May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
May 1-6Final examinations
May 9Commencement 3:00 p.m.; Residence halls close at 1:00 p.m.

 

May Term 2015

May 11First day of classes
May 29Last day of classes

 

Future Calendars

Tentative Four-Year Academic Calendar 

 

FALL SEMESTER

Event

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

Faculty ConferenceAugust 17-18August 15-16August 14-15August 13-14
New Student OrientationAugust 21August 19August 18August 17
First Day of Classes and Registration BeginsAugust 27August 25August 24August 23
Day of PrayerSeptember 23September 21September 20September 19
Campus Preview WeekendOctober 1-3 October 6-8September 28-30 September 27-29
Board of Trustees MeetingOctober 7-9September 28-30October 4-6October 3-5
HomecomingOctober 9-10September 30 - Oct. 1October 6-7October 5-6
Fall BreakOctober 17-20October 15-18October 14-17October 13-16
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 25-30November 23-28November 22-27November 21-26
Last Day of ClassesDecember 9December 7December 6December 5
Reading/Snow DaysDecember 10-11December 8-9December 7-8December 6-7
Final ExaminationsDecember 14-17December 12-15December 11-14December 10-13
  

 SPRING SEMESTER

Event

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

New Student OrientationJanuary 9January 7January 6January 5
First Day of Classes and RegistrationJanuary 12January 10January 9January 8
Scholarship WeekendJanuary 28-30January 26-28January 25-27January 24-26
Day of PrayerFebruary 9February 7February 6February 5
Parents WeekendFebruary 19-20February 17-18February 16-17February 15-16
Spring BreakMarch 5-13March 4-12March 3-11March 2-10
Board of Trustees MeetingMarch 17-18March 16-17March 15-16March 14-15
Campus Weekend PreviewMarch 31-April 2March 23-25March 22-24April 4-6
Easter BreakMarch 25-28April 14-17March 30 - April 2April 19-22
Assessment DayApril 5April 4April 10April 9
Last Day of ClassesApril 26April 25April 24April 24
Reading/Snow DaysApril 27-28April 26-27April 25-26April 25
Final ExaminationsApril 29 - May 4April 28 - May 3April 27 - May 2April 26 - May 1
CommencementMay 7May 6May 5May 4
     

 MAY TERM

Event

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

First Day of ClassesMay 9May 8May 7May 6
Last Day of ClassesMay 27May 26May 25May 24