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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

New Student Orientation TBD
 

September

2- All undergraduate, graduate, SCE and SCE Term I courses begin
3 – Academic Convocation
(abbreviated schedule to be followed)
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

13 - COLUMBUS DAY HOLIDAY
Offices closed
All classes suspended
14 - All classes resume
MONDAY CLASS SCHEDULE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ALL COURSES
23 - SCE Term I courses end
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
26-30 - Thanksgiving Recess
All classes suspended
 

December

1 - All classes resume
8 - SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
12 - Undergraduate classes for fall semester end after last class
13-14 - Reading days for undergraduates
15 - Fall semester examination period for DWC courses
16 -19 - Fall semester examination period for undergraduates
17 – HANNUKAH
18 - SCE Term 2 courses end

 

January

1 - SOLEMNITY OF MARY MOTHER OF GOD
13 - All undergraduate, graduate, SCE and SCE Term 3 courses begin
19 - MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY
Offices closed/all classes suspended
20 - Last day for online course schedule adjustment for undergraduates
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
MONDAY CLASS SCHEDULE TO BE FOLLOWED FOR ALL COURSES
18 - ASH WEDNESDAY
 

March

7-15 - Spring Recess
All classes suspended
16 - All classes resume
SCE Term 3 courses end
17 - SCE Term 4 courses begin
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 - 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 FOR ALL COURSES 
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 classes for spring semester end after last class
5 - Reading day for undergraduates
6 - Spring semester examination period for DWC courses 
7 - 9 - Spring semester examination period for undergraduates
10 - Reading day for undergraduates
11 - Spring semester examination period for undergraduates
Graduate and SCE full semester classes end
SCE Term 4 courses end 
15 - ROTC Commissioning 
16 - Academic Awards Ceremony
Commencement Mass
Parents’ Reception
17 - Commencement
Dunkin’ Donuts Center
11:00 A.M.
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