Academic Calendar at Covenant College

Academic Calendars

2017-18 Academic Calendar

 

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Fall Semester 2017

 

August 14-15 Faculty conference
August 18 New students arrive on the 18th with New Student Orientation through 23rd
August 22 Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/22 at 5:00 pm
August 24 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 am
August 25 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
August 31 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
September 7 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
September 15-16 Homecoming Weekend
September 18 Constitution Day Speaker – (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
September 20 Day of Prayer – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 pm
September 28-30 Campus Preview Weekend
October 4-6 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board.
October 13 Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday – October 15
October 14-17 Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday, 10/17 at 5:00 pm; Classes resume 10/18
October 24 Pre-registration for spring semester begins.
October 26 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 21 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F.”; Last day of classes before break.
November 22-27 Thanksgiving Break; Classes resume on Monday 11/27 with evening classes; Meal plan resumes Monday, 11/27 at 5:00 pm
December 1 Covenant College Scholarship deadlines for the 2018-2019 academic year.
December 6 Last day of classes
December 7-8 Reading/Snow Days – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings.
December 11-14 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday, 12/14 at 7:00 pm
December 15 Residence halls close at 12:00 pm

 


 

Spring Semester 2018

 

January 6 New students arrive on the 6th for New Student Orientation going through the 8th
January 8 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Monday, 1/8 at 5:00 pm
January 9 First day of classes and Registration begins
January 10 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 15 Day of Prayer and Martin Luther King Day – Classes will not meet
January 16 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 16 Monday classes meet this Tuesday, Tuesday classes will not meet except for Tuesday evening classes that start at 6:00 PM or later and that meet once a week.
January 23 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
February 9-10 Scholarship Weekend - First
February 16-18 Family Weekend
February 23-24 Scholarship Weekend - Second
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work (FAFSA) Submit 2018-2019 FAFSA Application online to meet priority deadline
March 2 Last day of classes before spring break
March 3-11 Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/12 at 7:00 am
March 12 Classes resume; Room &Schedule Deposit for Fall 2018 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 14-16 Board of Trustees meetings for the College and Foundation - dates to be finalized by the Board
March 16 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2018 and May 2019 graduates are due before they will be permitted to pre-register.
March 20 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 30 - April 2 Easter Break; Classes resume on Monday 4/2 beginning after 5:00 p.m.
April 10 Assessment Day – No day classes; night classes meet beginning after 5:00 p.m.
April 11 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning “W” or “F”
April 24 Last day of classes
April 25-26 Reading/Snow Day – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
April 27 - May 2 Final examinations
May 5 Commencement Ceremony at 3:00 pm; Residence halls close at 1:00 pm

 


 

May Term 2018

 

May 7-25 First day and last day of May Term classes