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Academic Calendar at Covenant College

Academic Calendars

Last updated June 4, 2020

 

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Fall Semester 2020

 

August 10-13 International Student Orientation
August 13-15 New students arrive with New Student Orientation through the 18th
August 16-18 Residence halls open for returning students; meal plan begins Monday, 8/17 at 5:00 pm
August 19 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 am
August 20 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
August 25 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
September 1 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 23 Day of Prayer – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
October 1 FAFSA opens for fall 2021-2022 academic year
October 2-3 Homecoming Weekend – 2020 Commencement
October 14-16 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board
October 15 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.
October 21 Fall Respite - No day classes; Evening classes start after 5:00 pm meet.
October 29 Pre-registration for spring semester begins.
November 3 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F”
November 17 Last day of classes
November 18 Reading/Snow Day – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings.
November 19-24 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Tuesday, 11/24 at 7:00 pm
November 25 Residence halls close at 12:00 pm

 


 

Spring Semester 2021

 

January 8 New students arrive on the 8th for New Student Orientation going through the 10th
January 9 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Saturday, 1/9 at 5:00 pm
January 11 First day of classes and Registration begins
January 12 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
January 18 Martin Luther King Day On – Classes will not meet
January 19 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
January 25 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 Day of Prayer – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work for 2021-2022 FAFSA. Last day before spring break.
March 6-14 Spring Break; Meal plan resumes Monday, 3/15 at 7:00 am
March 16 Classes resume; Room &Schedule Deposit for Fall 2021 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
March 17-19 Board of Trustees meetings for the College and Foundation - dates to be finalized by the Board
March 19 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2021 and May 2022 graduates are due before they will be permitted to pre-register.
March 23 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 Assessment Day – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
April 2-5 Easter Break; Classes and meal plan resume on Monday 4/5 starting after 5:00 pm
April 14 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning “W” or “F”
April 27 Last day of classes
April 28-29 Reading/Snow Days – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
April 30 - May 5 Final examinations
May 8 Commencement Ceremony at 3:00 pm; Residence halls close at 1:00 pm

 


 

May Term 2021

 

May 10-28 First day and last day of May Term classes