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2014

August
  • 8 (Fri)

    Last day of Summer Session 2.

  •  28 (Thu)

    Residence Halls open at 9 a.m., new International student arrival and orientation.

  • 29 (Fri)

    Residence Halls open at 8 a.m., new Undergraduate student arrival and orientation.

  •  31 (Sun)

    Residence Halls open at 9 a.m., returning student move-in.

September
  • 1 (Mon)

    Labor Day; Library open 12-5 p.m.

  • 2 (Tue)

    New Graduate Student Arrival and Orientation, 8 a.m.; Music auditions begin for new and returning students (check divisional office for details).

  • 4 (Thu)

    Advising meetings for new students.

  • 5 (Fri)

    Opening Ceremonies - 132 Ipswich St, 12-3 p.m.

  • 8 (Mon)

    First day of classes, fall semester; Add/Drop period begins for all students.

  • 19 (Fri)

    Last day of Add/Drop; withdrawal period begins; last day to drop a class without financial implications.

October
  • 13 (Mon)

    Columbus Day; no classes; Library closed.

  • 14 (Tue)

    Monday Class Schedule.

  • 20 (Mon)

    Faculty issue midterm warnings to students.

  • 27 (Mon)

    Advising Period begins (for Spring 2015).

November
  • 10 (Mon)

    Registration Period begins (for Spring 2015).

  • 11 (Tue)

    Veterans’ Day; classes as usual.

  • 25 (Tue)

    Last day to withdraw from a class with a “W” grade. NO CHANGES TO CLASS SCHEDULE AFTER THIS DATE.

  • 11/26 – 11/30

    Thanksgiving Recess; Residence Halls remain open; Dining Services closed.

December
  • 1 (Mon)

    Classes Resume.

  • 12 (Fri)

    Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester.

  • 13 (Sat)

    Examinations and Juries begin.

  • 19 (Fri)

    Examinations end, dining services close after dinner.

  • 20 (Sat)

    Residence halls close at noon. Semester break begins.

2015

January
  • 19 (Mon)

    Martin Luther King Day; Library and all offices closed; Dining services open with dinner.

  • 20 (Tue)

    Residence Halls open; New Student Orientation and Registration; Proficiency/Placement exams and Auditions

  • 21 (Wed)

    First day of classes, spring semester; Add/Drop period begins for all students.

February
  • 4 (Wed)

    Last day of Drop/Add; withdrawal period begins; last day to drop a class without financial implications.

  • 16 (Mon)

    President’s Day. Classes as usual; Library is open, most offices closed.

  • 20 (Fri)

    No classes.

March
  • 2 (Mon)

     Faculty issue midterm warnings to students.

  • 14 – 22

     Spring Recess; Residence Halls remain open; Dining Services closed.

  • 23 (Mon)

    Classes resume after Spring Recess; Advising Period for Fall 2015 begins.

April
  • 6 (Mon)

    Registration for Fall 2015 begins.

  • 14 (Tue)

    Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" grade.  No changes to class schedule after this date.

  • 20 (Mon)

    Patriot’s Day; no classes; Library and all offices closed.

  • 22 (Wed)

    Monday Class Schedule.

May
  • 1 (Fri)

    Last day of classes, spring semester.

  • 2 (Sat)

     Examinations and Juries begin.

  • 8 (Fri)

    Examinations end, Dining Services close after dinner.

  • 9 (Sat)

    Residence halls close at noon. Graduating seniors may remain in Residence Halls until noon on Saturday, May 16.

  • 16 (Sat)

     Commencement.

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