Calendars

2006–2007 Calendar

2006

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 27–29 — 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 and alternate date 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 and fall semester

March 30 — Mount David Summit

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

2007–2008 Calendar

2007

August 1 — Fall charge due

September 1 — New Student Orientation begins

September 5, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester

September 5, 4:10 P.M. — Convocation

September 18 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*

September 28–30 — Parents and Families Weekend

October 17–21 — Fall recess

November 2 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses

November 2–4 — Alumni Homecoming Weekend

November 3–9, 4 P.M. — Registration for winter semester

November 17–25 — Thanksgiving recess

December 1 — Winter charge due

December 7, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester

December 11, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin

December 15, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2008

January 7, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester

January 18 — Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*

January 21 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes

January 26–February 1, 4 P.M. — Registration for off-campus and alternate date Short Term units

February 1 — Registration for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year

February 16–24 — Winter recess

February 29 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses

March 8–14, 4 P.M. — Registration for on-campus Short Term and fall semester

March 28 — Mount David Summit

April 4, 4 P.M. — Classes end, winter semester

April 8, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin

April 12, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

April 22, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, Short Term (note: Tuesday)

April 24 — Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*

April 26 — Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term units

May 23, 4 P.M. — Classes end, Short Term

May 23–25 — Commencement Weekend

June 6–8 — 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.

**Final examinations cannot be rescheduled because of student travel plans.