Academic Calendar

Date Day Detail
January 23 Thursday

New freshman students Orientation

New transfer and graduate students Orientation

January 27 Monday

First day of classes ($25 late regisration fee and $18 change of program fee begins)

Graduate students: First day to file for Language, and Comprehensive Examinations; applications available online; earlier applications accepted

Undergraduate students: First day to file an Elective Pass/Fail application

Drop period begins: The online system is available for dropping. Does not apply to first- and second-semester freshmen degree-seeking students

February 4 Tuesday

Graduate students: Last day to register online for Maintenance of Matriculation. After this date, call the ESC for registration instructions.

Last day to add a course online, with an overtally, or with department permission. Does not apply to first- and second-semester freshmen undergraduate degree-seeking students.

Evening Common Hour**

February 7 Friday Undergraduate students: Last day to file Pass/Fail application
February 12 Wednesday

Lincoln’s Birthday Observed—College Closed

Last day for students with GPA below 2.00 to submit a petition to the Committee on Course and Standing for readmission for fall 2014

February 13 Thursday Undergraduate students: Deadline to file scholarship application
February 14 Friday Last day to file a thesis title for June 2014 master’s degree
February 17 Monday Presidents’ Day—College Closed
February 18 Tuesday Drop Period ends: Last day to drop a course without a grade*
February 19 Wednesday First day to apply for W grade*
February 20 Thursday

Conversion Day: Classes follow a Monday schedule

Graduate students: Last day to apply to take Language, and Comprehensive Examinations. After this date, your department must register you.

February 25 Tuesday Deadline for submitting immunization requirements: Immunization-delinquent students are barred from attending classes and receive a WA grade for immunization noncompliance.
February 28 Friday Undergraduate students: Last day to declare/change major for spring 2014
March 6 Thursday Evening Common Hour**
March 13 Thursday Graduate students: Deadline to file scholarship application
March 14 Friday Last day to file for spring 2014 graduation
April 2 Wednesday Financial aid recipients who totally withdraw before this date may incur repayment liability
April 7 Monday Evening Common Hour**
April 9 Wednesday

Commencement ticket requests begin—only eligible students may apply***

Graduate students: Language examination

April 11 Friday Last day to petition Committee on Course and Standing for additional credits for summer and fall 2014
April 14 Monday Spring Recess begins
April 22 Tuesday Spring Recess ends
April 24 Thursday

Last day to apply for withdrawal (i.e., W grade) from courses*

Undergraduate students: Last day to clear INC grades by submitting missing work for fall 2013

Comprehensive Examinations for Department of Psychology

April 25 Friday Comprehensive Examinations for Department of Psychology
May 1 Thursday

Last day for students with GPA of 2.00 and above to apply for readmission for summer 2014

Graduate students: Comprehensive exams; LAS Exams (Sabbath observers)
May 3 Saturday Graduate students: Comprehensive exams; LAS Exams
May 7 Wednesday Evening Common Hour**
May 8 Thursday Graduate students: Last day to file copies of approved thesis for June 2014 master’s degree
May 15 Thursday

Last day of undergraduate classes

Last day to file for residency (Residency documentation must be dated prior to January 27, 2013)

May 16 Friday

Reading Day

Graduate students: Last day to clear fall 2013 and intersession 2014 INC grades by submitting missing work

May 17 - May 23 Saturday - Friday

Graduate students: Last Classes or Final Examinations

Undergraduate Final Examinations

May 26 Monday Memorial Day—College Closed
May 28 Wednesday Master’s Commencement***
May 29 Thursday Baccalaureate Commencement***

*Dropped course(s) will not appear on your transcript. Withdrawn course(s) will appear on your transcript with a grade of W but will not count in your academic index.

**Common Hours: Community-building activities and programs are encouraged. Students who are not scheduled for classes may visit 302 Student Center. DAY Common Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:15–2:15 p.m. On Common Hour evenings, EVE classes scheduled in the regular twice-a-week pattern will be shortened to 50 minutes.

***The official graduating classes of September 2013, February 2014 and June 2014 are eligible to participate in the June 2014 Commencement Exercises. Commencement information and updates may be found on BC WebCentral. Click the Student Affairs tab and scroll down to Commencement.