Academic Calendar Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Academic Calendar Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

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Fall 2017 Semester Calendar *

Registration for New Students who have Not Scheduled Classes -- August 17

Intent to Graduate (Activation Period) -- August 14-September 5

Leave of Absence Deadline -- August 18

Classes Begin -- August 21

Regular Drop Deadline -- August 26 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Regular Add Deadline -- August 27 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Late Drop Begins -- August 27

Advising Meetings for Students New to Berks -- September 1

Labor Day (No Classes) -- September 4

Advising Meetings (All Students) -- Sept 27 (12:15-1:15 PM)

Late Drop Deadline (except part-semester courses**) -- November 10

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes -- November 19-25

Classes End -- December 8

Withdrawal Deadline -- December 8

Final Exam Period -- December 11-15

Commencement -- December 15 (7:30 PM)

 

Spring 2018 Semester Calendar *

Registration for New Students who have Not Scheduled Classes -- January 4

Intent to Graduate (Activation Period) -- January 2 - January 22

Leave of Absence Deadline -- January 5

Classes Begin -- January 8

Regular Drop Deadline - January 13 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Regular Add Deadline -- January 14 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Late Drop Begins -- January 14

Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) -- January 15

Advising Meetings (All Students) -- February 28

Spring Break (No Classes) -- March 4-10

Late Drop Deadline (except part-semester courses**) -- April 6

Classes End -- April 27

Withdrawal Deadline -- April 27

Final Exam Period -- April 30 - May 4

Commencement -- May 5 (10:00 am and 2:00 pm)

 

* This calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for affected students.

**To calculate part-semester course deadlines, log into Student application in LionPATH, click on Schedule, then select Late Course Drop.