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Academic Calendar (2014-2015)

 

Please note: Courses in the School of Continuing Education (SCE) and the graduate programs may follow different schedules than those listed below.  For more information, please refer to the current SCE or Graduate Catalogs, or contact the SCE office at 401-865-2487 or the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies at 401-865-2495.

August

27 - New Student Orientation for those who were unable to attend an earlier session
28 - New Student Orientation, All resident freshmen report, Welcome Mass for New Students and Families Peterson Center, 3 P.M.
29 - New Student Orientation, All transfer students report
30 - New Student Orientation
31 - New Student Orientation
 

September

2- All undergraduate, graduate, SCE and SCE Term I courses begin
3 – Academic Convocation (abbreviated schedule to be followed by all schools)
8 - Last day for online course schedule adjustments for undergraduates
9 - Administrative adjustment period begins for undergraduates
15 - Last day for dropping courses without a “WD” grade
Last day for election of audit option
Last day for adding courses without charge
16 - Late adjustment period begins for undergraduates
25 – ROSH HASHANAH
 

October

4 - YOM KIPPUR HOLIDAY
13 - COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY
Offices closed
All classes suspended
14 - All classes resume, monday class schedule to be followed by all schools
21 - SCE Term I courses end
22 - SCE Term I final examinations
23 - SCE Term I final examinations
24 - Mid-semester date for undergraduate course
Last day for submission of coursework to instructor for “I” and “NM” grades for Spring 2014 and Summer 2014
27 - SCE Term 2 courses begin
31 - Last day for submission of mid-semester grades

 

November

1 - SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS
12 - Last day for elections of Pass/Fail option (option for freshmen begins with the second semester)
14 - Course registration for Class of 2015 and 2015 December graduates
17 - Course registration for Class of 2016 and 2016 December graduates
19 - Course registration for Class of 2017 and 2017 December graduates
21 - Course registration for Class of 2018
24 - Registration for winter and spring course for SCE & Graduate students begins
26-30 - Thanksgiving Recess
All classes suspended
 

December

1 - All classes resume
5 - Last day for withdrawal with "WD" with permission of Dean
8 - SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, Undergraduate course withdrawal deadline
12 - Undergraduate classes for fall semester end after last class
13-14 - Reading days for undergraduates
15 - Fall semester examination period for DWC courses, fall semester examination period for graduate and SCE courses
16 - Fall semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate and SCE courses, SCE Term 2 courses end
17 - HANNUKAH, Fall semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate and SCE courses, SCE Term 2 examination period
18 -Fall semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate and SCE courses, SCE Term 2 examination period
19 - Fall semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate and SCE courses
20 - Fall semester examination period for graduate and SCE courses
22 - SCE wintersession III courses begin - SCE Wintersession III Dates: December 22, 23, 29 & 30; January 5 through January 12
25 - CHRISTMAS DAY HOLIDAY, offices closed

 

January

1 - SOLEMNITY OF MARY MOTHER OF GOD, NEW YEAR'S DAY HOLIDAY, offices closed
5 - SCE Wintersession II  & Graduate School Wintersession courses begin
9 - SCE Wintersession II  & Graduate School Wintersession courses end
12- SCE Wintersession III courses end
13 - All undergraduate, graduate, SCE and SCE Term 3 courses begin
19 - MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY
Offices closed/all classes suspended
20 - All classes resume, last day for online course schedule adjustment for undergraduates. Monday class schedule to be followed by all schools.
21 - Administrative adjustment period begins for undergraduates
27 - Last day for dropping course without a “WD” grade
Last day for election of audit option
Last day for adding courses without charge
28 - Late adjustment period begins for undergraduates
FEAST OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS
 

February

16 - PRESIDENT’S DAY HOLIDAY
Offices closed
All classes suspended
17 - All classes resume, following a normal tuesday schedule for all schools.
18 - ASH WEDNESDAY
 

March

4 - SCE Term 3 courses end
5 - SCE Term 3 examination period
6 - SCE Term 3 examination period (Make-up day for monday, January 19, MLK Jr. holiday)
7-15 - Spring Recess
All classes suspended
16 - All classes resume, SCE Term 3 courses end, SCE Term 4 courses begin, registration for summer I & II courses for SCE & Graduate students begins
20 - Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses
Last day for submission of coursework to instructor for “I” and “NM” grades for Fall 2014 and Winter 2015
27 - Last day for submission of mid-semester grades
 

April

2 - HOLY THURSDAY
Easter Recess
All classes suspended 
3 - GOOD FRIDAY
Easter Recess
All classes suspended
Offices closed
4 - PASSOVER BEGINS, Easter Recess
All classes suspended
5 - EASTER SUNDAY 
6 - Easter Recess
All classes suspended
7 - All classes resume
8 - Monday class schedule to be followed by all schools 
10 - Course registration for December 2015
13 - Course registration for Class of 2016 graduates and 2016 December graduates
14 - Last day for election of Pass/Fail option
15 - Course registration for Class of 2017 graduates and 2017 December graduates
17 - Course registration for Class of 2018 graduates and 2018 December graduates
24 - Last day to withdraw from courses with “WD” grade, with permission of Dean
 

May

2 - 3 - Reading days for undergraduates
4 - Undergraduate, Gradaute & SCE classes for spring semester end after last class
5 - Reading day for undergraduates, fall semester examination period for graduate & SCE courses, SCE Term 4 courses end
6 - Fall semester examination period for DWC, graduate & SCE courses, SCE Term 4 examination period
7 - Spring semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate & SCE courses, SCE Term 4 examination period
8 - Spring semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate & SCE courses
9 - Spring semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate & SCE courses
10 - Reading day for undergraduates
11 - Spring semester examination period for undergraduate, graduate & SCE courses, Graduate and SCE fall semester classes end
15 - ROTC Commissioning 
16 - Academic Awards Ceremony, Commencement Mass, Parents’ Reception
17 - Commencement Dunkin’ Donuts Center 11:00 A.M.
18 - SCE Maymester and graduate Summer I courses begin
22 - SCE Maymester ends
25 - MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY, all classes supended
26 - SCE Summer I and Distance Learning courses begin, All classes resume

 

June

19 - Graduate Summer I courses end
22 - Graduate Theology courses begin
26 - SCE Summer I courses end
29 - Graduate Summer II courses begin
 

July

6 - SCE Summer II courses begin, SCE & graduate school registration for fall courses begins
24 - Graduate Theology courses end
31 - Graduate Summer II courses end
 

August

6 - SCE Summer II & Distance Learning course end
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