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Calendars

2008–2009 Calendar

2008

August 1 — Fall charge due

August 30 — New Student Orientation begins

September 3, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester

September 3, 4:10 P.M. — Convocation

September 16 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*

October 3–5 — Parents and Families Weekend

October 15–19 — Fall recess

October 24–26 — Alumni Homecoming Weekend

October 31 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses

November 1–7 Registration for winter semester

November 22–30 — Thanksgiving recess

December 1 — Winter charge due

December 5, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester

December 9, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin

December 13, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2009

January 12, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester

January 19 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes

January 23 — Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*

February 6 — Application deadline for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year

February 7–13 — Registration for off-campus and alternate date Short Term units

February 14–22 — Winter recess

March 6 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses

March 14–20 — Registration for on-campus Short Term and fall semester

April 3 — Mount David Summit

April 10, 4 P.M. — Classes end, winter semester

April 14, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin

April 18, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

April 27, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, Short Term

April 29 — Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*

May 1 — Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term units

May 29, 4 P.M. — Classes end, Short Term

May 29–31 — Commencement Weekend

June 12–14 — Reunion Weekend

2009–2010 Calendar

2009

August 1 — Fall charge due

September 5 — New Student Orientation begins

September 9, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester

September 9, 4:10 P.M. — Convocation

September 22 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*

September 25–27 — Alumni Homecoming Weekend

October 2–4 — Parents and Families Weekend

October 21–25 — Fall recess

November 6 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses

November 7–13 — Registration for winter semester

November 21–29 — Thanksgiving recess

December 1 — Winter charge due

December 11, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester

December 15, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin

December 19, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2010

January 11, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester

January 18 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes

January 22 — Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*

February 5 — Application deadline for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year

February 6-12 — Registration for off-campus and alternate date Short Term units

February 13–21 — Winter recess

March 5 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses

March 13–19 — Registration for on-campus Short Term and fall semester

April 2 — Mount David Summit

April 9, 4 P.M. — Classes end, winter semester

April 13, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin

April 17, 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 28 — Classes end, Short Term

May 28–30 — Commencement Weekend

June 11–13 — 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.