Academics

Academic Calendar

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2018-19

Download a printable version of the 2018-19 academic calendar.

August

10 Summer 10-Week Classes End
13-14 International Students Arrive
13-15 New Faculty Workshops
15-17 New International Student Orientation
16-17 All Faculty Workshops
18 New Students Arrive
18 Welcome Week Begins
20 Returning Students Arrive
21 Enrollment Confirmation Day
22 Fall Semester Classes Begin (Wed.)
Add/Drop Period: Aug. 23 – Aug. 31
31 Last Day to Drop or Add a Course

September

3 Labor Day (no classes/college closed)
28-29 Homecoming

October

11-12 Fall Break
12 Midterm
15 Classes Resume
16 Midterm Grade Due (Noon)
17 Spring 2019 Advising Begins
26-27 Board of Trustees Meeting
29 Spring 2019 Registration Begins
30 Service Day

November

3 Central College Scholar Day
9 Last Day to Withdraw From a Course
10 Central College Scholar Day
21-23 Thanksgiving Break (Wed. – Sun.)
26 Classes Resume

December

3 Registration for Guest Students Begins
7 Last Day of Fall Semester Classes (Fri.)
10 College-wide Study Day
11-13 Final Exams
14 Residence Halls Closed
18 Fall Semester Final Grades Due (Noon)

January 2019

12 New Student Welcome Day/Orientation
13 Returning Students Arrive
14 Spring Semester Classes Begin

(Add/Drop Period: Jan. 14- 25)
25 Last Day to Drop or Add a Course
26 Central College Scholar Day

February

2 Central College Scholar Day

March

8 Midterm
11-22 Spring Break (Mon.-Sun.)
12 Midterm Grades Due (Noon)
25 Classes Resume
25 Fall 2019 Advising Begins

April

8 Fall 2019 Registration Begins
12 Last Day to Withdraw From a Course
19-22 Easter Break
23 Classes Resume (Tues.)
26-27 Board of Trustees Meeting

May

2-4 Tulip Time
10 Last day to add Summer 2019 independent coursework
10 Last day of Spring Semester Courses
13 College-Wide Study Day
14-16 Final Exams
17 Senior Grades Due (Noon)
17 Residence Halls Closed
18 Baccalaureate/Commencement
21 Final Grades Due (Noon)