Bard College Academic Calendar

2008 2009

 

Summer 2008

 

 

Saturday, August 9

          First-Year Students Arrive

          Financial Clearance

 

 

Sunday, August 10

          First-Year Student Orientation

          First-Year Student Survey

 

 

Monday, August 11 Wed, Aug 27

          Workshops in Language and Thinking

 

Fall 2008

Wednesday, August 27

          Transfer Students Arrive

 

 

Thursday, August 28 &

Friday August 29

          Matriculation Days

          Advising and Registration for new students

 

 

Friday, August 29

          New Faculty Orientation

 

 

Sunday, August 31

Financial Clearance

          Arrival Day for all Returning Students

          Financial Clearance for Students Returning from a Leave of Absence (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

          Financial Clearance for all other Returning Students (10:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

 

 

Monday, September 1

          First Day of Classes

 

 

September 1 - September 17

          Registration and Drop/Add

          Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 17th

 

 

Wednesday, September 3

          First Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

Monday, Oct 13 - Tuesday, Oct 14

          Fall Break

 

 

Friday, October 24

          Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due

 

 

Friday, October 24- Sunday Oct 26

          Parents and Family Weekend

 

 

Friday, October 31

          Moderation Papers due

 

 

Friday, November 7

          Last Day to Withdraw from a Class

 

 

Wednesday, November 19

          Advising Day

 

 

Wednesday, November 26 (4 pm)

- Sunday, November 30

          Thanksgiving Recess

 

 

 

Monday, December 1

          Senior Projects due (5:00 P.M.)

 

 

December 1 - December 12

          Registration for Spring 2009

 

 

December 13-December 19

          Completion Days

 

 

Wednesday, December 17

          Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

Friday, December 19

          Last Day of Classes

 


 

Intersession

 

 

 

 

Saturday, Dec 20

Friday, January 23

          Winter Intersession

 

 

Wednesday, December 31

          Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due

 

 

 

Spring 2009

 

 

 

 

Friday, January 23

 

          New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive

          Financial Clearance for New First-Year and Transfer Students (2:00-4:00 PM)

 

 

Friday, January 23-

Monday, January 26

          Academic Orientation and Writing Workshop for New First-Year & Transfer Students

 

 

Saturday, January 24

          Optional Arrival Day for all Returning Students

 

 

Sunday, January 25

Financial Clearance

          Financial Clearance for Students Returning from a Leave of Absence (9:00 AM - 10:00 AM)

          Financial Clearance for all other Returning Students (10:30 AM - 4:00 PM)

 

 

Monday, January 26

          First Day of Classes

 

 

January 26 - February 11

          Registration and Drop/Add

          Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 11th

 

 

Wednesday, January 28

          First Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

March 21- Sunday, March 29

          Spring Recess

 

 

Friday, March 27

          Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due

          Moderation Papers due

 

 

Friday, April 3

          Last Day to Withdraw from a Class

 

 

April 27 & 28

          Advising Days

 

 

Wednesday, April 29

          Senior Projects due (5:00 P.M.)

 

 

May 1 May 13

          Registration for fall 2009

 

 

Monday, May 11

          First-Year Seminar Dinner

 

 

May 14 May 19

          Completion Days

 

 

Monday, May 18

          Senior Grades due in the Office of the Registrar

 

 

Tuesday, May 19

          Last Day of Classes

 

 

Wednesday, May 20

          Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

Thursday, May 21

          Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner

 

 

Saturday, May 23

          Commencement

 

 

Monday, June 1

          Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due in the Office of the Registrar