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||Monday||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes.
||Wednesday||Last date for undergraduates to drop/add or to declare a course pass/fail in UIS.
|January 21||Wednesday||Last date for graduate students to drop/add in UIS.
|February 20||Friday||Last date for undergraduate students only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Dean’s office.
|February 27||Friday||“I” (Incomplete) grades changed to “F” (Failure).
|March 2 to 6||Monday to Friday||Spring Vacation|
|March 19||Thursday||Undergraduate Academic Advising begins.|
||Friday||Schedule of Courses PDF for fall and summer 2015 posted to the Student Services’ website.
|April 1||Wednesday||Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2015 graduation.
|*April 2 to 6||Thursday to Monday||Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those begining at 4:00 p.m. or later.
|*April 3||Friday||Passover begins at sundown.|
|April 8||Wednesday||Graduate/CASU registration for summer and fall 2015 begins.
Undergraduate registration for fall and summer 2015:
Class of 2016 registers on April 9 and 10.
Class of 2017 registers on April 13 and 14.
Class of 2018 registers on April 15 and 16.
|*April 10||Friday||Orthodox Good Friday|
|*April 12||Sunday||Orthodox Easter|
|April 13||Monday||Boston College School of Social Work registration for summer 2015 begins at 7:00 p.m.
|April 14||Tuesday||Last date for official withdrawal from a course.
||Monday||Patriot’s Day—No classes.
Law School registration for fall 2015 begins:
Class of 2016 registers on April 21.
Class of 2017 registers on April 22.
||Monday||Boston College School of Social Work registration for fall 2015 begins at 7:00 p.m. for the class of 2016 and 7:30 p.m. for all other classes.
to May 13
|Monday to Wednesday
||Non-law Course Evaluation period.|
||Last day of classes.|
|May 1 to 4||Friday to Monday||Study Days (no classes for undergraduate day students only).
|May 5||Tuesday||Access to posted grades for non-Law students who complete all their online course evaluations.
|May 5 to 12||Tuesday to Tuesday||Term Examination period.|
|May 14||Thursday||Spring grades due by noon (non-Law).|
|May 22||Friday||Law School Commencement|
*These are the dates for the major Christian and Jewish holidays through the end of the spring 2015 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