Academic Calendar

SPRING 2021

January
1New Year’s Holiday/College Closed
3All Student Move In/Check In
4College Opens at 8:00AM
4Faculty Return
4Classes Begin at 8:00AM (All classes will begin by online delivery. Students must login to all courses on Blackboard.)
4Late Registration Begins
6Final Grades due via CAMS (Decembermester)
6Final syllabi and Blackboard Course Buildout submitted online to division chair and Office of Academic Affairs
8Spring College Assembly at 11:00AM
11Residential Students must have COVID-19 tests post this date
15Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes
16All Student Move In/Check In
16 - 31All Residential Students in Modified Isolation
18Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday/College Closed
19College Opens and Classes Resume at 8:00 AM (Classes continue by online delivery.)
19100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
20Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapel/College Assembly
29Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of “W’ Begins
February
1Classes switch back to both Face-to-Face and online delivery.
22-26Midterm Examinations
March
1SPE Testing Opens
3Midterm Grades Due via CAMS
7Founders Day
8Advisement for Fall 2021 Begins
12Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of “W’
15First Day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
15Early Registration Begins for 2021 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester
19Senior Exit Exams
31SPE Testing Closes
April
2Good Friday/College Closed
2Last day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
4Easter Sunday
5College Opens and Classes Resume at 8:00AM
5-8Senior Final Exams
12Senior Final Grades due via CAMS
12-16Final Examinations
14Honors Convocation
16Baccalaureate Ceremony
17Commencement Exercises
21Final Grades Due via CAMS
26-30Faculty Development
30Year-End College Wide Assembly

SUMMER 2021

May
3Classes Begin (Maymester & Summer I)
3Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes for Maymester & Summer I
5Withdraw with a grade of “W’ begins (Maymester & Summer I)
7100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
10Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of “W” (Maymester & Summer I)
28Maymester Ends
31Memorial Day/College Closed
June
1College Opens and Classes Resume at 8:00AM
2Final Grades due via CAMS (Maymester)
7Dragon Academy Begins
11Last Day of Classes & Final Examinations (Summer I)
14Classes Begin (Summer II)
16Final Grades Due via CAMS (Summer I)
16Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes for Summer II
17Withdraw with a grade of “W’ begins (Summer II)
18100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date
25Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of “W” (Summer II)
July
5Independence Day/College Closed
6College Opens and Classes Resume at 8:00AM
16Dragon Academy Ends
23Final Day of Classes & Final Examinations (Summer II)
28Final Grades Due via CAMS (Summer II)

FALL 2021

July
27 Faculty Report
28 New Faculty Orientation
29 Faculty Workshops
30 Faculty, Division and Department Meetings
August
2 Classes Begin for First Time Students
2 Advisement for Transfer and Non-Traditional Student
4 Final Syllabi and Blackboard Course build-out Submitted to Division Chairs
6 Classes Begin for Returning and Transfer Students
9 Late Registration Begins
20 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes
20 100% of all Charges Assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
27 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of “W’ Begins
September
6 Labor Day Holiday/College Close
7 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
20-24 Midterm Examinations
29 Midterm Grades for Fall 2021 due via CAMS
30 Fall Break
October
1 SPE Testing Opens
1 Fall Break
4 Deadline for Senior Graduation Applications
4 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
11 Advisement for Spring 2022 Begins
11 Early Registration Begins for 2021 Spring Semester (Juniors & Seniors Only)
15 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of "W"
18 First Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of "WP/WF"
18 Early Registration Begins for 2022 Spring Semester for all students
11-22 Senior Exit Exams
25 December-mester Registration Begins
31 SPE Testing Closes
November
5 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
15-19 Final Examinations
24 Final Grades Due via CAMS
30 December-mester Registration Ends
December
1 Decembermester Begins
30 Decembermester Ends

SPRING 2022

January
4 Faculty Return
4 Classes Begin at 8:00AM
4 Late Registration Begins
5 Final Grades due via CAMS (December-mester)
14 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes
17 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday/College Closed
18 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
18 100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
28 First Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of "W"
February
21-25 Midterm Examinations
March
1 SPE Testing Opens
2 Midterm Grades Due via CAMS
7 Advisement for Fall 2022 Begins
11 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of “W’
14-18 Spring Break
21 First Day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
21 Early Registration Begins for 2022 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester
21-4/1 Senior Exit Exams
31 SPE Testing Closes
April
8 Last day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
11-13 Senior Final Exams
13 Honors Convocation
15 Good Friday/College Closed
18 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
18 Senior Final Grades due via CAMS
18-22 Final Examinations
22 Baccalaureate Ceremony
23 Commencement Exercises
27 Final Grades Due via CAMS
28-29 Faculty Development Workshops

SUMMER 2022

May
2 Classes Begin (Summer I)
2 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes for Summer I
4 Withdraw with a grade of “W’ begins (Summer I)
6 100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
9 Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of “W” (Summer I)
30 Memorial Day/College Closed
31 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
June
6 Dragon Academy Begins
10 Last Day of Classes & Final Examinations (Summer I)
13 Classes Begin (Summer II)
15 Final Grades Due via CAMS (Summer I)
15 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes for Summer II
16 First Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W" (Summer II)
17

100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.

24 Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W" (Summer II)
July
4 Independence Day/College Closed
5 College Opens and Classes Resume at 8:00AM
15 Dragon Academy Ends
22 Final Day of Classes & Final Examinations (Summer II)
27Final Grades Due via CAMS (Summer II)

FALL 2022

July
26 Faculty Report
27 New Faculty Orientation
28 Faculty Workshops
29 Faculty, Division and Department Meetings
August
1 Classes Begin for First Time Students
1 Advisement for Transfer and Non-Traditional Student
3 Final Syllabi and Blackboard Course build-out Submitted to Division Chairs

5

Classes Begin for Returning and Transfer Students
8 Late Registration Begins
17 Opening Convocation
19 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes
19 100% of all Charges Assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
26 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of “W’ Begins
September
5 Labor Day Holiday/College Close
6 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
19-23 Midterm Examinations
28 Midterm Grades for Fall 2021 due via CAMS
29-30 Fall Break
October
1 SPE Testing Opens
3 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
10 Deadline for Senior Graduation Applications
10 Advisement for Spring 2022 Begins
10 Early Registration Begins for 2021 Spring Semester (Juniors & Seniors Only)
14 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of "W"
17 First Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of "WP/WF"
17 Early Registration Begins for 2022 Spring Semester for all students
17-28 Senior Exit Exams
24 December-mester Registration Begins
31 SPE Testing Closes
November
4 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
14-18 Final Examinations
23 Final Grades Due via CAMS
30 December-mester Registration Ends
December
1 Decembermester Begins
30 Decembermester Ends

SPRING 2023

January
3 Faculty Return
3 Classes Begin at 8:00AM
3 Late Registration Begins
4 Final Grades due via CAMS (December-mester)
13 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes
16 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday/College Closed
17 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
18 100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
27 First Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of "W"
February
20-24 Midterm Examinations
March
1 SPE Testing Opens
1 Midterm Grades Due via CAMS
6 Advisement for Fall 2022 Begins
10 Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of “W’
13-17 Spring Break
20 First Day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
20 Early Registration Begins for 2022 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester
20-31 Senior Exit Exams
31 SPE Testing Closes
April
6 Last day to Withdraw from a Class with Grade of “WP/WF”
7 Good Friday/College Closed
10 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
11-14 Senior Final Exams
13 Honors Convocation
17 Senior Final Grades due via CAMS
17-21 Final Examinations
21 Baccalaureate Ceremony
22 Commencement Exercises
26 Final Grades Due via CAMS
27-28 Faculty Development Workshops

SUMMER 2023

May
1 Classes Begin (Summer I)
1 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes for Summer I
3 Withdraw with a grade of “W’ begins (Summer I)
5 100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.
8 Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of “W” (Summer I)
29 Memorial Day/College Closed
30 Classes Resume at 8:00AM
June
5 Dragon Academy Begins
9 Last Day of Classes & Final Examinations (Summer I)
12 Classes Begin (Summer II)
14 Final Grades Due via CAMS (Summer I)
14 Last Day to Initiate and Complete Registration & Add/Drop Classes for Summer II
15 First Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W" (Summer II)
16

100% of all charges assessed (including tuition/fees, and room/board) No adjustments for students who withdraw from the College after this date.

23 Last Day to Withdraw with a grade of "W" (Summer II)
July
4 Independence Day/College Closed
5 College Opens and Classes Resume at 8:00AM
14 Dragon Academy Ends
21 Final Day of Classes & Final Examinations (Summer II)
26Final Grades Due via CAMS (Summer II)