Calendars

2013-14 Second Semester Examination Schedule

Five-Year College Calendar

2013-2014, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18

The Office of the Registar publishes five-year calendars yearly.  Questions may be directed to the Registrar.  

First Semester
Day  
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
New Student Orientation begins FRI Aug 23 Aug 22 Aug 21 Aug 19 Aug 18
8:00 a.m. Residence halls open to Returning Students TUE Aug 27 Aug 26 Aug 25 Aug 23 Aug 22
First Day of Classes THU Aug 29 Aug 28 Aug 27 Aug 25 Aug 24
Fall Break Begins Residence halls remain open SAT Oct 19 Oct 18 Oct 17 Oct 15 Oct 14
Classes Resume MON Oct 28 Oct 27 Oct 26 Oct 24 Oct 23
Thanksgiving Recess Residence halls remain open THU Nov 28 Nov 27 Nov 26 Nov 24 Nov 23
Classes Resume MON Dec 02 Dec 01 Nov 30 Nov 28 Nov 27
Last Day of Classes FRI Dec 13 Dec 12 Dec 11 Dec 09 Dec 08
Exam Week Begins MON Dec 16 Dec 15 Dec 14 Dec 12 Dec 11
Last Day of Exam Week FRI Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 16 Dec 15
12:00 p.m. Residence halls close for Winter Recess SAT Dec 21 Dec 20 Dec 19 Dec 17 Dec 16
Second Semester
Day
2013-2014
2014-2015
2015-2016
2016-2017
2017-2018
8:00 a.m. Residence halls open SAT Jan 18 Jan 17 Jan 23 Jan 21 Jan 20
First Day of Classes MON Jan 20 Jan 19 Jan 25 Jan 23 Jan 22
Spring Break Begins - Residence Halls remain open SAT Mar 15 Mar 14 Mar 19 Mar 18 Mar 17
Classes Resume MON Mar 31 Mar 30 Apr 04 Apr 03 Apr 02
Last Day of Classes FRI May 09 May 08 May 13 May 12 May 11
Exam Week Begins MON May 12 May 11 May 16 May 15 May 14
Last Day of Exam Week FRI May 16 May 15 May 20 May 19 May 18
Commencement Residence Halls close for non-seniors at 5:00 p.m. MON May 19 May 18 May 23 May 22 May 21
12:00 p.m. Residence halls close for Graduating Seniors TUE May 20 May 19 May 24 May 23 May 22
Student Dates to Remember

FIRST SEMESTER, FALL 2013

 

Thursday, August 29 First Day of Classes

Friday, September 6 Final applications for Fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due from students off campus previous semester or students continuing a MAP.

Friday, September 20 Last day to add a course or an audit, drop a course without transcript entry, change to or from S/D/F grading and change a course from credit to audit or audit to credit.

 

(NOTE: This deadline applies to regular full-semester courses only.  Short course deadlines and 1/2 semester course deadlines, when applicable, are noted in the Schedule of Courses.  These deadline policies are explained on the inside front cover of the Schedule of Courses.

 

Monday, Sept.23 - Friday, Nov.8 A course may be withdrawn with a W transcript entry.

Friday, October 4 Last day to add a "plus-2".

Monday, October 14 Last day to declare major before preregistration.

Friday, October 18 Last day to drop credits in excess of 18 without paying overload fees.

Saturday, October 19 Fall Break Starts

Monday, October 28 Classes Resume

Monday, Nov. 4 - Thursday, Nov.14 Preregistration

Friday, November 8 Last day to withdraw from a course with W transcript entry.

Monday, November 18 Final applications for Spring 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due.

Friday, December 13 Last day of classes.

Friday, December 13 Last day to request an incomplete.

 

Second Semester, Spring 2014 

Monday, January 20 First Day of Classes

Friday, January 24 Final applications for Spring 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due from students off campus previous semester of students continuing a MAP.

Friday, February 7 Last day to add a course or an audit, drop a course without transcript entry, change to or from S/D/F grading and change a course from credit to audit or audit to credit.

 

(NOTE: This deadline applies to regular full-semester courses only.  Short course deadlines and 1/2 semester course deadlines, when applicable, are noted in the Schedule of Courses.  These deadline policies are explained on the inside front cover of the Schedule of Courses.

 

Monday, February 10 - Friday, April 4 A course may be withdrawn with a W transcript entry.

Friday, February 21 Last day to add a "plus-2".

Friday, March 7 Last day to drop credits in excess of 18 without paying overload fees.

Saturday, March 15 Spring Break Starts

Monday, March 31 Classes Resume

Monday, March 31 Last day to declare major before preregistration.

Friday, April 4 Last day to withdraw from a course with a W transcript entry.

Monday, April 14 - Thursday, April 24 Preregistration

Monday, April 28 Final applications for Fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due.

Friday, May 2 Last day to request approval of summer school courses.

Monday, May 5 Part A of summer MAP (499) application due.

Friday, May 9 Last day of classes.

Friday, May 9 Last day to request an incomplete.

Monday, June 2 Last day to request 299 or 399 and submit part B for 499 summer research.

Wednesday, August 27 All work due for internships and directed summer research. 

Faculty Dates to Remember

Faculty Important Dates to Remember, 2013-2014*

Materials are due by 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

FALL 2013
AUGUST 2013
2 Harris Fellowship Proposals for 2013-2014 academic year due
16 Academic year CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due (first deadline)
16 Faculty Study Leave proposals from individuals due
16 Applications for Academic Enterprise Leaves for tenured faculty due
16 NEH Summer '14 Stipend Proposals due (internal competition) to Dean
24-28 New Student Orientation
28 Faculty Meeting, 9:30 AM, ARH 302
28 All student work due for internships, directed summer research, including 499 (MAP)
29 Classes begin
   
SEPTEMBER
1 Summer 299 and 499 (MAP) reports due from faculty
2 Fall Faculty-Faculty Tutorial, Course-Related Field Trip, Teaching & Learning Discussion Group, Faculty Weekend Seminar applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)
4 Department Chairs submit New Course proposals and course changes for spring schedules to division chair
6 Summer grades due
6 499 (MAP) applications for students off-campus the previous semester or who are continuing a 499 (MAP)
9 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
9 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
9 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
9 Proposals for Mellon/Expanding Knowledge Initiative Bridging Projects due (ASO Deans Office)
15 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (first deadline)
15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)
15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)
15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO)
16 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302 Election of members (3) of Personnel Appeals Board: 2 Year Term (At first regular Faculty meeting, Fall semester)
20 Academic year CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due (second deadline)
26 NEH Summer '14 Stipend final applications due (to NEH)
26 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship applications due (to ACLS)
27 Draft Spring course schedules go to department/concentration chairs for review (from Registrar)
27 Division Chairs notify Registrar/Dean of New Course proposals and course changes
27 Department Chairs submit special topic proposals for spring term to Registrar's Office
27-29 Family Weekend
   
OCTOBER
2 Fall Interim Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
4 Mellon Post-Doc Position Proposals due in Dean's Office
4 Statement of Departmental Planning to Support Study Leave Applicants due
7 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
9 Fall Complete Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
11 Departments submit corrected spring schedule to Registrar
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
14 Term Faculty Staffing Proposals due in Dean's Office
18 Nominations for Alumni Scholars Program (R. Wolf) 
19-27 Fall Break
25 Deadline to apply for a Spring 2014 Writing Mentor (J. Carl)
28 Pre-registration materials sent to academic advisers (Registrar's Office)
   
   
NOVEMBER
1 Last date to submit Faculty Travel Requests for first meetings
4 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
4 Winter Break Faculty-Faculty Tutorial applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)
4 Grinnell-in-London faculty applications due
4 Grinnell-in-Washington faculty applications due
4-14 Pre-registration for Spring 2014
6 Tenure Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
8 Research Leave proposals for 2013-14 due
8 Sabbatical Leave proposals for 2013-14 due
11 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
11 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
11 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
15 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (second deadline)
15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)
15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)
15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO)
15 Convocation proposals for 2014-2015 due (R. Bly)
18 Final student applications for 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 (MAP) independent study
18 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
28-29 Thanksgiving Break
   
DECEMBER
2 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
2 Faculty Salary Reviews due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
9 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
9 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
9 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
13 Last day of classes, first semester
16-20 Final Exams for first semester
31 Grades for Fall semester due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON
   
SPRING and SUMMER 2014
JANUARY
1 Fall 2013 499 (MAP) / 299 Reports due from faculty
20 First day of classes, spring semester
24 Departments receive schedule materials from Registrar's Office
24 499 (MAP) applications for students off-campus the previous semester or who are continuing a 499 (MAP)
24 SFS Proposals due in Dean's Office
   
FEBRUARY
1 Department Chairs submit new course proposals and course changes to Division Chair
3 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
X

Election occurring between first and second February Faculty Meetings:

- Division chair (SCI: Even years; SST & HUM: Odd years) - 2 year term 
- Divisional representatives to Personnel Committee: (SCI and SST: odd years; HUM: even years) - 2 year term;
- Divisional representative to Curriculum Committee: (SCI: Even years; SST & HUM: Odd years) - 2 year term

3 Spring Faculty-Faculty Tutorial, Course-Related Field Trip, Teaching and Learning Discussion Groups, and Faculty Weekend Seminar applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)
3 On-campus Summer Workshop proposals due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)
7 Nominations for Alumni Scholars Program (R. Wolf)
7 Summer CSFS 499 MAP funding requests due from faculty
7 Div. Chairs notify Registrar of new course proposals and course changes for course schedule
10 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
10 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
10 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
10 Department Chairs submit special topic proposals to Registrar's Office
12 Spring Interim Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
14 Department Chairs submit 2014-15 schedule to Registrar's Office
15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO)
15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)
15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)
15 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (third deadline)
17 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
X

Election of At-Large member of Executive Council and At-Large member of Personnel Committee: 2 year term (At second February Faculty Meeting)

Election of Department Chair for each department: 1 year term with understanding that a second year of service will normally follow. (After second February Faculty Meeting and before spring break.)

21 Summer CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due
21 CFD Fellow Proposals due in Dean's Office
   
MARCH
3 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
5 Spring Complete Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
5 Promotion to Professor Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office
10 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
10 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
10 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
14-31 Spring Break
19 Departments/Concentrations receive schedule from Registrar's Office to proof
29 Deadline to apply for a Fall 2014 Writing Mentor (J. Carl)
31 Tenure-track staffing proposals for searches in 2014-15 due in Dean's Office
31 Summer Faculty-Faculty Tutorial and Off-Campus Summer Study/Workshop applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)
   
APRIL
2 Department Chairs submit final corrections of schedule to Registrar's Office
3 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)
3 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)
3 Summer Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)
7 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302 Election of Chair and members of FOC: 1 year term. (At first faculty meeting following spring break.)
7 Preregistration materials distributed
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)
14 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)
14-24 Pre-registration for Fall Classes
21 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302
28 Final student applications for fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 (MAP) independent study (Registrar)
   
MAY
1 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (fourth deadline)
1 Academic Equipment Requests due (from Dept. Chairs)
5

Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

Election of members of faculty committees, and, if appropriate year, College Marshal, 3 yr. term (FOC to present nominations at a regular faculty meeting in May)

5 Summer 499 (MAP) Application Part A due to Registrar's Office (from students)
9 Last Day of Classes
12 Division Meeting, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152) (tentative)
12 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022) (tentative)
12 Division Meeting, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102) (tentative)
12-16 Final Exam Week
17 Grades for Seniors due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON
19 Commencement, 10:00 AM
27 Grades for Spring semester due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON
27 Spring 2014 499 (MAP) / 299 Reports due from faculty
   
JUNE
2 Final student applications for summer research 299, 399, 499 (MAP, Part B) due (Registrar)
   
JULY
1 Faculty Activity Report for 2013-14 due (Sedona)
1 Senior Faculty Status Annual Reports due (Sedona)
   
AUGUST 2014
1 Harris Fellowship Proposals due for 2014-15
15 Academic year CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due (first deadline)
15 Study Leave Proposals due for 2014-15
27 Student projects due for Directed Summer Research and Internships