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Spring Semester 2017

January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes.
January 17 Tuesday Classes begin.
January 25 Wednesday Last date for undergraduates to add a course, drop a course, or declare a course pass/fail online.
January 25 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online.
February 15 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students only to drop a course in their Associate Dean’s office.
March 1 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students only to declare a course pass/fail in their Associate Dean’s office.
March 1 Wednesday “I” (Incomplete) grades changed to “F” (Failure).
March 6
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March 11
Monday
to
Saturday
Spring Vacation.
March 16 Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising begins.
March 16 Thursday Course Information and Schedule for fall and summer 2017 available under Academics and Courses on the Agora Portal.
April 3 Monday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2017 graduation.
April 5 Wednesday Graduate/CASU registration for summer and fall 2017 begins.
April 6 Thursday Undergraduate registration begins for fall and summer 2017: Class of 2018 registers on April 6 and 7.
Class of 2019 registers on April 10 and 11.
Class of 2020 registers on April 18 and 19.
April 10 Monday Boston College School of Social Work registration for summer 2017 begins at 7:00 p.m.
April 10 Monday Passover begins at sundown.*
April 13
to
April 17
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend*—No classes on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, or Easter Monday. No classes on Patriot’s Day (Monday).
April 18 Tuesday Boston College School of Social Work registration for fall 2017 begins at 7:00 p.m. for the class of 2018 and 7:30 p.m. for all other classes.
April 20 Thursday Last date for official withdrawal from a course.
April 24 Monday Law School registration for fall 2017 begins:
Class of 2018 registers on April 24.
Class of 2019 registers on April 25.
May 4 Thursday
Last day of classes. Course grading for spring 2017 begins.
May 5
to
May 8
Friday
to
Monday
Study Days (no classes for undergraduate day students only).
May 9
to
May 16
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term Examination period.
May 9 Tuesday Non-Law students who have completed all their course evaluations have access to posted grades.
May 18 Thursday Spring grades due by noon (non-Law).
May 22 Monday Commencement.
May 26 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 2017 semester. 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 /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