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Academic Calendar

Last updated June 2, 2021

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Fall Semester 2021

August 16-17 Faculty conference
August 20 New students arrive on the 20th with New Student Orientation through 25th
August 24 Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Tuesday, 8/24 at 5:00 pm
August 26 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 am
August 27 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
September 1 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
September 8 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 22 Day of Prayer – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet
October 1 FAFSA opens for fall 2022-2023 academic year
October 8-9 Homecoming Weekend
October 13-15 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board
October 15 Last day of classes before fall break. Covenant College Sunday – October 17
October 16-19 Fall Break; Meal plan resumes Tuesday, 10/19 at 5:00 pm; Classes resume 10/20
October 26 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 23 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F”
Nov. 24-29 Thanksgiving Break; Classes resume on Monday 11/29 with evening classes starting after 5:00 pm; Meal plan resumes Monday, 11/29 at 5:00 pm
December 8 Last day of classes
December 9-10 Reading/Snow Days – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
December 13-16 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Thursday, 12/16 at 7:00 pm
December 17 Residence halls close at 12:00 pm

 

Spring Semester 2022

January 7 New students arrive on the 7th for New Student Orientation going through the 9th
January 8 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Saturday, 1/8 at 5:00 pm
January 10 First day of classes and Registration begins
January 11 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 17 Martin Luther King Day On – Classes will not meet
January 18 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 24 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
February 8 Day of Prayer – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
February 18-20 Family Weekend
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work for 2022-2023 FAFSA.
March 5-13 Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/14 at 7:00 am
March 14 Classes resume; Room & Schedule Deposit for Fall 2022 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 16-18 Board of Trustees meetings for the College and Foundation - dates to be finalized by the Board
March 18 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2022 and May 2023 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 29 Assessment Day – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet
April 13 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning “W” or “F”
April 15-18 Easter Break; No day classes; Classes and meal plan resumes on Monday 4/18 starting after 5:00 pm
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

 

May Term 2022

May 9-27 First day and last day of May Term

 

 

Graduate School of Education

Undergraduate Departments, Majors, Minors, Certificates, Concentrations, and Programs

Academic Certificates

  • Arts Administration
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Journalism and Society
  • Medical Ethics Consultation
  • Neuroscience
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Art

  • Art, 2-D Concentration 
  • Art, 3-D Concentration 
  • Art, Art History Concentration 
  • Art, Graphic Design Concentration 
  • Art, Photography Concentration 
  • Art minor
  • Art History minor

Biblical & Theological Studies

  • Biblical & Theological Studies 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies, Missions Concentration 
  • Biblical & Theological Studies minor
  • Biblical Languages minor
  • History of Christianity minor
  • Missions minor
  • Youth Ministry minor

Biology

  • Biology, Biomedical Concentration 
  • Biology, Environmental Concentration 
  • Biology, General 
  • Biology, Health Professions Concentration 
  • Biology minor

Business

  • Business 
  • Business, Accounting Concentration 
  • Business, Finance Concentration 
  • Business, Marketing Concentration 
  • Sport Management 
  • Business minor
  • Sport Management minor

Chemistry

  • Chemistry, Biochemistry Concentration 
  • Chemistry, General 
  • Biochemistry minor
  • Chemistry minor

Computer Science

  • Computer Science 
  • Computer Science minor

Economics & Community Development

  • Community Development 
  • Economics 
  • Community Development minor
  • Economics minor

Education

  • Education Studies 
  • Elementary Education (P-5) 
  • Secondary Education Certifications through MAT program 
  • Education minor

Engineering 3:2 Program

  • Natural Science, Pre-Engineering Studies Concentration

English

  • English 
  • English, Writing Concentration 
  • English minor
  • Linguistics minor
  • Writing minor

Health, Wellness and Coaching

  • Coaching minor

History & Politics

  • History 
  • History, Art History Concentration 
  • Political Science 
  • History minor
  • Political Science minor

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations 

International Studies

  • International Studies 

Mathematics

  • Mathematics 
  • Mathematics minor

Music

  • Music, Church Music Concentration 
  • Music, Creative Studies Concentration 
  • Music, General Music Concentration 
  • Music, Instrumental Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Music Education (Pre-MAT) Concentration 
  • Music, Organ Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Pedagogy Concentration 
  • Music, Piano Performance Concentration 
  • Music, Theory/Composition Concentration 
  • Music, Vocal Performance Concentration 
  • Music minor

Philosophy

  • Philosophy 
  • Philosophy minor

Physics

  • Physics 
  • Physics minor

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law Studies 
  • Pre-Medical Studies 
  • Pre-Nursing Studies 
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 

Psychology

  • Psychology 
  • Psychology minor

Sociology

  • Sociology 
  • Sociology, Family Studies & Social Work Concentration 
  • Sociology minor

Theatre

  • Theatre 
  • Theatre minor

World Languages

  • French 
  • Spanish 
  • French minor
  • Spanish minor