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Spring 2015 Academic Calendar

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JANUARY 5 Tuition, room, board, and fee payments due for Spring 2015
5-16 January Intersession
15

New Undergraduate residence hall move-in

New Undergraduate Orientation begins

New Graduate Student Orientation

16 Last day to withdraw from the College for Spring 2015 with a full refund - a withdrawal/leave of absence form must be filed by this date with the Office of Student Success, 80 Boylston St.
18–19 Residence halls open for returning students at 12:00 noon
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
20 Classes begin at 8:00 am
21 January Intersession grades due online by 12:00 noon ET
26 Last day to add a class without instructor permission
27 Instructor permission required to add any class
FEBRUARY 2

Last day to add or drop classes for Spring 2015

Last day to file an Application to Graduate for students wishing to graduate in May 2015

3 Course Withdrawal period begins (no tuition refund)—deadline is Apr. 15, 2015
16 President’s Day (no classes)
17 (Tuesday) Monday class schedule observed
MARCH 6

First Seven-Week Session ends

Classes end at 9:45 pm for Spring Break

7 Residence halls close at 12:00 noon; Spring break begins
7–13 Spring Break (no classes)
15 Residence halls open at 12:00 noon
16

Classes resume at 8:00 am

Summer 2015 registration begins

Second Seven-Week Session begins

Advising for Fall 2015 registration begins

18 Midterm grades (below C only) for undergraduate students due online at 12:00 noon ET
26 Fall 2015 registration begins
APRIL 10 Master’s Theses/Projects due to Committee Chairs for approval for May 2015 degree candidates
15

Last day to withdraw from a Spring 2015 class

Last day to withdraw from the College for Spring 2015; must file the appropriate paperwork by 5:00 pm

20 Patriot’s Day (no classes)
22 (Wednesday) Monday class schedule observed
25 (Saturday) Makeup day**
29

Last day of regular instruction

Last day for graduate students to submit Master’s Theses/Projects to Graduate Studies Office for May 2015 degree candidates

Last day for Summer 2015 graduating students to register for summer classes in order to be reviewed to participate in the 2015 Commencement Ceremony

Last day to file an Application to Graduate for students wishing to graduate in Summer 2015

30 Reading day
May 1–6 Final Examinations (Friday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
6 Last day of Spring 2015 semester
7 Residence halls close at 12:00 noon for students not participating in Commencement
7–22 May Intersession
10 Last day to add or drop a May Intersession class online
11

Spring 2015 grades due online by 12:00 noon ET

Last day incomplete grades from Fall 2014 can be changed; incomplete grades not changed become I/F (incomplete failing)

18 Commencement
19 Residence halls close at 12:00 noon for students who participated in Commencement
27 May Intersession grades due online by 12:00 noon ET

** Additional Saturdays may be used for makeup days at the College’s discretion. If the College closes due to inclement weather, the College may use a Saturday to make up the day, and will notify the Emerson community in that event.

To make a classroom reservation for an individual class on a makeup day, please email registrar@emerson.edu.

Policy of Emerson College Pertaining to Religious Observance:
Students who are unable, because of religious beliefs, to attend class or participate in any examination, study or class-related activity on a particular day should contact their instructors ahead of time to facilitate their absence without prejudice.