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Important Dates and Deadlines

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Spring Semester 2018

January 15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 16 Tuesday Classes begin
January 24 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course or declare a course pass/fail online
January 24 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
February 15 Thursday Last date for undergraduate students only to drop a course in their Associate Deans’ offices
March 1 Thursday “I” (Incomplete) grades changed to “F” (Failure)
March 5
to
March 10
Monday
to
Saturday
Spring Vacation
March 22 Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising period begins for fall 2018 registration
March 22 Thursday Online schedule of courses available on Course Information and Schedule in My Services
March 29
to
April 2
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend*—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
March 30 Friday Passover begins at sundown*
April 3 Tuesday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2018 graduation
April 6 Friday Orthodox Good Friday*
April 8 Sunday Orthodox Easter*
April 11 Wednesday Graduate/WCASU registration for fall and summer 2018 begins
April 12 Thursday
Undergraduate registration begins for fall and summer 2018
April 12
to
April 13
Thursday
to
Friday
Undergraduate class of 2019 registers
April 16 Monday Patriot’s Day—No classes
April 17 Tuesday BCSSW class of 2019 summer registration begins at 7:00 p.m. All other BCSSW students register at 7:30 p.m.
April 17 Tuesday Last date for official withdrawal from a course
April 17
to
April 18
Tuesday
to
Wednesday
Undergraduate class of 2020 registers
April 19
to
April 20
Thursday
to
Friday
Undergraduate class of 2021 registers
April 23 Monday Law School class of 2019 registers
April 24 Tuesday Law School class of 2020 registers
April 30 Monday
BCSSW registration for fall 2018 begins at 7:00 p.m. for the class of 2019 and 7:30 p.m. for all other classes
May 3 Thursday Last day of classes
May 4
to
May 7
Friday
to
Monday
Study Days (no classes for undergraduate day students only)
May 8
Tuesday
Access to posted grades for non-Law students who complete all their course evaluations
May 8
to
May 15
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term Examination period
May 17 Thursday Spring grades due by noon (non-Law)
May 21 Monday Commencement
May 25 Friday Law School Commencement

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*These are the dates for the major Christian and Jewish holidays through the end of the spring 2018 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 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