2014-2015 Academic Year Calendar

Fall Semester 2014

Sunday August 24 Students arrive on campus (residences open at 9:00 a.m.)
Monday August 25 First day of Fall Semester classes–Fall Intensive begins
Monday September 1 Labor Day Holiday–no classes
Sunday September 7 Fall Intensive ends
Monday-Friday September 8-12 Fall Community Week
Sat.–Sun. Saturday 12-13 Alumni Reunion
Monday September 15 Fall Long Block begins
Friday September 19 Add/Drop Course Deadline for Long Block Classes
Friday–Saturday October 3-4 Family Weekend (Fall; there is also a Spring Family Weekend)
Wednesday October 15 All College Work Day
Tuesday November 11 Veteran’s Day Holiday–no classes
Wednesday November 26 Residences close at noon for Thanksgiving
Wed.-Sunday Nov. 26-30 Thanksgiving Holiday–no classes
Sunday November 30 Students taking Bounder must be on campus
Mon.-Tue. Dec. 1-2 Bounder overnight
Wednesday December 3 Classes resume for everyone
Mon.-Tue. December 8-9 Exam days
Tuesday December 9 Fall Long Block ends
Wednesday-Tuesday December 10-16 Winter Expedition

Spring Semester 2015

Sunday January 25 Residences open at 2 p.m.
Monday January 26 First day of Spring Semester classes–Winter Intensive begins
Friday February 6 Winter Intensive ends
Monday-Wednesday February 9-11 Winter Community Week
Thursday February 12 Spring Long Block starts
Tuesday March 3 Town Meeting Day (no classes)
Sunday-Sunday March 14-22 Spring Break (no classes)
Sunday March 14 Residences close, noon
Sunday March 22 Residences open, noon
Monday March 23 Classes resume
Friday-Sunday April 17-19 Break (no classes)
Wednesday April 22 All College Work Day
Friday-Saturday April 24-25 Family Weekend
Friday April 24 38th Annual Wood and Art Show
Tuesday May 5 Spring Long Block ends
Wednesday-Thursday May 6-7 Study & Final Exam Days

End-of-Year Celebration 2015

Saturday May 9 Commencement
Sunday May 10 Residences close at noon for non-graduating students
Monday May 11 Residences close at noon for students who have graduated

Summer 2015

Sunday May 31 Students arrive
Monday June 1 Start of the Summer Session
Friday July 3 No classes (4th of July observed)
Friday July 24 Last day of Summer Session
Saturday July 25 Residences close

Fall 2015

Thursday August 27 Faculty retreat
Friday August 28 All-Employee Meeting
Sunday August 30 Students arrive
Monday August 31 Start of Fall Intensive
Monday September 7 No classes (Labor Day)
Friday September 11 Last day of Fall Intensive
Monday September 14 Start of Fall Long Block Semester
Monday-Thurs. Sept. 14 – 17 Community Days
Friday September 18 Long Block classes begin
Friday September 25 Long Block add/drop deadline
FridaySunday Oct. 2 – 4 Sterling Days (Open House, Alumni, and Family Weekend)
Friday October 16 School Holiday (No classes)
Tuesday October 20 All-College Work Day
Wednesday November 11 Veterans Day (No classes)
Wednesday November 25 Residences close at noon for Thanksgiving
Weds. – Sun. Nov. 25 – 29 Thanksgiving holiday—no classes
Sunday November 29 Students taking Bounder must be on campus
Mon. – Tues. Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 Bounder Overnight
Wednesday December 2 Classes resume for everyone
Monday December 7 Classes follow Wednesday schedule
Weds. – Thurs. Dec. 9 – 10 Exam Days
Thursday December 10 Fall Long Block Ends
Sat. – Weds. Dec. 12 – 16 Winter Expedition & Debrief