Bard College Academic Calendar

2013-2014

 

Summer 2013

 

 

Saturday, August 10

First-Year Students Arrive

Check-in & Financial Clearance (Bertelsmann Campus Ctr)

First-Year Student Orientation

 

 

Monday, August 12 Wed, Aug 28

Language and Thinking Program

 

Fall 2013

Wednesday, August 28

Transfer Students Arrive

 

Check-in & Financial Clearance for Transfer students

(10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Reem Kayden Center)

 

 

Wednesday, August 28 &

Thursday, August 29

Academic Orientation for Transfer Students

 

 

Thursday, August 29 &

Friday, August 30

Matriculation Days

Advising and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students

 

 

Saturday, August 31

Financial Clearance

Arrival Day for all Returning Students

Check-in and Financial Clearance for all Returning

(10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., MPR, Bertelsmann campus Center)

 

 

Monday, September 2

First Day of Classes

 

Drop/Add period begins

 

 

Wednesday, September 11

First Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

September 18

Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 p.m. Pass/fail grading option deadline

 

 

Monday, Oct 14 - Tuesday, Oct 15

Fall Break

 

 

Friday, October 25

Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due

Moderation Papers due

 

 

Friday, October 25- Sunday Oct 27

Family Weekend

 

 

 

Friday, November 22

Last Day to Withdraw from a Class

 

 

Wednesday, November 27 (5 pm)

- Sunday, December 1

Thanksgiving Recess

 

 

 

Monday, December 2

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

 

 

Wednesday, December 4

Advising Day

 

 

Thursday, December 12

Registration for spring classes opens

 

 

Wednesday, December 18

Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

December 16 - December 20

Completion Days

 

 

Friday, December 20

Last Day of Classes

 


 

Intersession

 

 

 

 

Saturday, December 21

Friday, January 24

Winter Intersession

 

 

Thursday, January 2

Final Grades and Criteria Sheets due

 

 

 

Citizen Science Program

 

 

Saturday, January 4

First-Year Students return for Citizen Science Program

 

 

Sunday, January 5

Wednesday, January 22

Citizen Science Program

 

 

 

Spring 2014

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, January 22

 

New First-Year and Transfer Students Arrive

Check-in and Financial Clearance for New First-Year and Transfer Students (10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, Reem Kayden Center)

 

 

Thursday, January 23 &

Friday, January 24

Academic Orientation, Advising and Registration for New First-Year and Transfer Students

 

 

Saturday, January 25

Financial Clearance

Arrival Day for all Returning Students

Check-in and Financial Clearance for all Returning Students

(10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., MPR, Bertelsmann Campus Center)

 

 

Monday, January 27

First Day of Classes

Drop/Add period begins

 

 

Wednesday, January 29

First Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

Wednesday, February 12

Drop/Add period ends at 5:00 p.m. Pass/fail grading option deadline

 

 

Friday, March 21

Moderation Papers due

 

 

March 22 - Sunday, March 30

Spring Recess

 

 

Monday, March 31

Mid-Term Grades and Criteria Sheets due

 

 

Monday, April 28 & Tuesday, April 29

Advising Days

 

 

Tuesday, April 29

Last Day to Withdraw from a Class

 

 

Wednesday, April 30

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

 

 

Thursday, May 8

Registration for fall classes opens

 

 

May 14 May 20

Completion Days

 

 

Monday, May 19

Senior Grades due in the Office of the Registrar

 

 

Tuesday, May 20

Last Day of Classes

 

 

Tuesday, May 20

Final Faculty Meeting of the Semester

 

 

Thursday, May 22

Baccalaureate and Senior Dinner

 

 

Saturday, May 24

Commencement

 

 

Monday, June 2

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