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Calendars

2011–2012 Calendar

2011

August 1 — Fall charge due

September 3 — New Student Orientation begins

September 6, 4:10 P.M. — Convocation

September 7, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester

September 20 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*

September 23–24 — Alumni Homecoming Weekend

September 30–October 2 — Parents and Families Weekend

October 19–23 — Fall recess

November 4 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses

November 5–11 — Registration for winter semester

November 19–27 — Thanksgiving recess

December 1 — Winter charge due

December 9, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester

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

December 17, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2012

January 9, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester

January 16 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes

January 20 — Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*

February 3 — Application deadline for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year

February 4–10 — Registration for off-campus and alternate date Short Term courses

February 18–26 — Winter recess

March 2 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses

March 10–16 — 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 courses

May 25, 4 P.M. — Classes end, Short Term

May 25–27 — Commencement Weekend

June 8–10 — Reunion Weekend

2012–2013 Calendar

2012

August 1 — Fall charge due

September 1 — New Student Orientation begins

September 4, 4:10 P.M. — Convocation

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

September 18 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*

October 5–7 — Parents and Families Weekend

October 17–21 — Fall recess

October 26–27 — Alumni Homecoming Weekend

November 2 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses

November 3–9 — 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**

2013

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

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

February 2–8 — Registration for off-campus and alternate date Short Term courses

February 16–24 — Winter recess

March 1 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses

March 9–15 — Registration for on-campus Short Term and fall semester

March 29 — Mount David Summit

April 5, 4 P.M. — Classes end, winter semester

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

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

April 22, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, Short Term

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

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

May 24, 4 P.M. — Classes end, Short Term

May 24–26 — Commencement Weekend

June 7–9 — 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.