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Fall Semester 2014

August 1
Friday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for August 2014 graduation.
September 1
Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 2
Tuesday Classes begin for the fall 2014 semester
September 5 Friday Friday evening football at 7:00 p.m. Classes, labs, and discussion sections on all BC’s campuses that would ordinarily start at 3:00 p.m. or earlier and extend past 4:00 p.m. may be held at the instructor’s discretion.
September 10 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to drop/add in UIS.
September 10 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail in UIS.
September 11
Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon. Classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
September 24
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September 25
Wednesday
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Thursday
Rosh Hashanah—begins at sundown* (Judaism)
October 1
Wednesday Summer 2014 “I” grades changed to “F.”
October 1 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Dean’s offices.
October 3 Friday Yom Kippur—begins at sundown* (Judaism)
October 13 Monday Columbus Day—No classes
October 23 Thursday Degree audits available from advisors. Undergraduate Academic Advising begins.
November 13 Thursday Graduate/WCASU registration for spring 2015 begins
November 14 Friday Undergraduate registration period for spring 2015 begins.
Undergraduate class of 2015 registers on November 14 and 17.
Undergraduate class of 2016 registers on November 18 and 19.
Undergraduate class of 2017 registers on November 20 and 21.
Undergraduate class of 2018 registers on December 1 and 2.
November 17 Monday Graduate School of Social Work registration for spring 2015 begins at 7:00 p.m. for the class of 2015; at 7:30 p.m. for all other classes.
November 24 Monday Law School registration for spring 2015 begins.
Class of 2015 registers on November 24.
Class of 2016 registers on November 25.
Class of 2017 will be registered by the Law School staff.
November 26
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November 28
Wednesday
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Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
December 1
Monday Last date for official withdrawal from a course.
December 1
Monday
Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for December 2014 graduation.
December 8
Monday Online course evaluations (non-Law) begin.
December 10 Wednesday
Last day of classes.
December 11
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December 12
Thursday
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Friday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only.
December 13
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December 20
Saturday
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Saturday
Term Examinations—Posted grades (non-Law) available online.
December 21 Sunday Last date for completing online course evaluations (non-Law).
December 22 Monday All grades due by noon.
January 12 Monday Classes begin for the spring 2015 semester.
Early January Fall online course evaluation reports (non-Law) available to faculty and administrators

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*These are the dates for the major Christian and Jewish holidays through the end of the fall 2014 semester. The Muslim holiday of Ramadan, concluding in Eid al-Fitr, will fall during the summer months in 2015. Students may be obliged to spend time during the holidays with their families while classes are still in session or during the exam period. The University’s policy for Absences for Religious Reasons may be found at http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/offices/stserv/academic/univcat/undergrad_catalog/policies_procedures.html#religious.

Helpful Websites for Further Information:

Course Evaluations: www.bc.edu/courseevaluations
Course Grading and Grade Changes: www.bc.edu/offices/stserv/academic/faculty/grades.html
Registration and Drop/Add: www.bc.edu/academicservices