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||Monday||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes.|
||Wednesday||Last date for undergraduates to add a course, drop a course, or declare a course pass/fail in UIS.|
|January 27||Wednesday||Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course in UIS.|
||Monday||Last date for undergraduate students only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Dean’s office.|
||Tuesday||“I” (Incomplete) grades changed to “F” (Failure).|
|March 7 to
||Thursday||Undergraduate Academic Advising begins.|
||Friday||Course Information and Schedule for fall and summer 2016 available under Academics and Courses on the Agora Portal.|
|March 24 to
|Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. or later.
||Friday||Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2016 graduation.|
||Wednesday||Graduate/CASU registration for summer and fall 2016 begins.|
||Thursday||Undergraduate registration begins for fall and summer 2016:
Class of 2017 registers on April 14 and 15.
Class of 2018 registers on April 19 and 20.
Class of 2019 registers on April 21 and 22.
||Monday||Patriot’s Day—No classes.|
||Tuesday||Boston College School of Social Work registration for summer 2016 begins at 7:00 p.m.|
|April 19||Tuesday||Last date for official withdrawal from a course.|
||Friday||Passover begins at sundown.|
||Monday||Law School registration for fall 2016 begins:
Class of 2017 registers on April 25.
Class of 2018 registers on April 26.
||Tuesday||Boston College School of Social Work registration for fall 2016 begins at 7:00 p.m. for the class of 2017 and 7:30 p.m. for all other classes.|
||Friday||Orthodox Good Friday|
|May 2 to
|Non-law Course Evaluation period.|
||Thursday||Last day of classes. Course grading for spring 2016 begins.|
|May 6 to
|Study Days (no classes for undergraduate day students only).|
||Saturday||Course grading changes available.|
||Tuesday||Access to posted grades for non-Law students who complete all their online course evaluations.|
|May 10 to
|Term Examination period.|
||Thursday||Spring grades due by noon (non-Law).|
|May 19||Thursday||All non-Law students have access to grades.|
|May 27||Friday||Law School Commencement|
*These are the dates for the major Christian and Jewish holidays through the end of the spring 2016 semester. The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr will fall during the summer months this year. 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 Absence for Religious Reasons may be found at /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