2005-2007 Academic Year Calendar

2005

January 10, 8 A.M. Classes begin, winter semester
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day—workshops take the place of classes
January 21 Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*
January 29-February 4, 4 P.M. Registration for off-campus Short Term units
February 19-27 Winter recess
March 2 Registration for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year
March 4 Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses
March 12-18, 4 P.M.

Registration for on-campus Short Term units and fall semester

April 8, 4 P.M. Classes end, winter semester
April 12, 8 A.M. Final examinations begin
April 16, 12:30 P.M. Final examinations end
April 26, 8 A.M. Classes begin, Short Term
April 28 Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*
April 30 Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term units
May 27, 4 P.M. Classes end, Short Term
May 27-30 Commencement Weekend
June 10-12 Reunion Weekend
August 1 Fall charge due
September 1 New Student Orientation begins
September 5, 8 A.M. Classes begin, fall semester
September 6, 4:10 P.M. Convocation
September 16 Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*
September 23-25 Alumni Homecoming Weekend
September 30-October 2 Parents and Families Weekend
October 19-23 Fall recess
October 28 Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses
October 29-November 4, 4 P.M. Registration for winter semester
November 19-27 Thanksgiving recess
December 1 Winter charge due
December 7, 4 P.M. Classes end, fall semester
December 9, 8 A.M. Final examinations begin
December 14, 12:30 P.M. Final examinations end

2006

January 4, 8 A.M. Classes begin, winter semester
January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—workshops take the place of classes
January 17 Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*
January 21-27, 4 P.M. Registration for off-campus Short Term units
February 18-26 Winter recess
March 1 Registration for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year
March 3 Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses
March 4-10, 4 P.M. Registration for on-campus Short Term units and fall semester
April 4, 4 P.M. Classes end, winter semester
April 6, 8 A.M. Final examinations begin
April 11 Final examinations end
April 24, 8 A.M. Classes begin, Short Term
April 26 Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*
April 28

Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term units

May 26, 4 P.M. Classes end, Short Term
May 26-28 Commencement Weekend
June 9-11 Reunion Weekend
August 1 Fall charge due
September 2 New Student Orientation begins
September 6, 8 A.M. Classes begin, fall semester
September 6, 4:10 P.M. Convocation
September 19 Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*
October 6-8 Parents and Families Weekend
October 18-22 Fall recess
October 26-29 Alumni Homecoming Weekend
November 3 Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses
November 4-10, 4 P.M. Registration for winter semester
November 18-26 Thanksgiving recess
December 1 Winter charge due
December 8, 4 P.M. Classes end, fall semester
December 12, 8 A.M. Final examinations begin
December 16, 12:30 P.M. Final examinations end

2007

January 8, 8 A.M. Classes begin, winter semester
January 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—workshops take the place of classes
January 20 Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*
January 27-February 2, 4 P.M. Registration for off-campus Short Term units
February 2 Registration for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year
February 17-25 Winter recess
March 2 Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses
March 10-16, 4 P.M.

Registration for on-campus Short Term units and fall semester

April 6, 4 P.M. Classes end, winter semester
April 10, 8 A.M. Final examinations begin
April 14, 12:30 P.M. Final examinations end
April 23, 8 A.M. Classes begin, Short Term
April 25 Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*
April 27

Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term units

May 25, 4 P.M. Classes end, Short Term
May 25-27 Commencement Weekend
June 8-10 Reunion Weekend

*Students must register unless currently on a Bates-approved program or approved leave. Late registrants are subject to late fees and may be required to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to request late registration approval.