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2013/2014 calendar

2013

  • August 1 — Fall charge due
  • August 31 — New Student Orientation begins
  • September 4, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester
  • September 17 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*
  • September 27–29 — Parents and Families Weekend
  • October 16–20 — Fall recess
  • November 1 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses
  • November 1 –2 — Alumni Homecoming Weekend
  • November 2–8 — Registration for winter semester
  • November 23–December 1 — Thanksgiving recess
  • December 1 — Winter charge due
  • December 6, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester
  • December 10, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin
  • December 14, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2014

  • January 6, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester
  • January 17 — Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*
  • January 20 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes
  • February 7 — Application deadline for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year
  • February 1–7 — Registration for off-campus and alternate date Short Term courses
  • February 15–23 — Winter recess
  • Febraury 28 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses
  • March 8–14 — 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 21, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, Short Term
  • April 23 — Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*
  • April 25 — Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term courses
  • 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.