A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Spring 2013 Important Dates

January

  • 14 - Classes begin 7:45am
  • 21 - Last day to add/drop first half of semester courses
  • 25 - Faculty submit grades for Fall 2012 Incompletes to the ARO
  • 28 - Last day to add/drop regular full semester courses

February

  • 1 - Mayterm course selection begins - courses can be selected online through February 21
  • 12 - Mid-term grades due for first half of semester courses
  • 14 - Last day to withdraw from first half of semester courses without an F
  • 21 - On-line Mayterm course selection closes (students may still enroll via email to academicrecords@houghton.edu)
  • 22 - Summer online course selection begins - courses can be selected online through March 13
  • 27 - Break begins 9:30pm

March

  • 4 - Classes resume 7:45am
  • 6 - Monday/Wednesday Second half semester courses begin
  • 12 - Tuesday/Thursday Second half semester courses begin
  • 12 - Mid-term grades for full semester courses due 11pm
  • 13 - Last day to add/drop MWF second half of semester courses
  • 13 - Houghton College Evaluation and Life Planning Day (H.E.L.P.)(no classes during the day)
  • 13 - Summer online course selection closes (students may still enroll via email to academicrecords@houghton.edu)
  • 14 - Last day to add/drop TR second half of semester courses
  • 15 - Final grades due for first half of semester courses
  • 15 - Senior course selection begins
  • 18 - Junior course selection begins
  • 20 - Sophomore course selection begins
  • 22 - First year course selection begins
  • 22- Easter break begins at 6:00 pm
  • 30 - Honors Projects Proposals due in the Academic Deans Office

April

  • 1 - Mayterm/Summer Independent Study proposals due in Academic Records office
  • 2 - Classes resume 7:45 am  
  • 2 - Last day to withdraw from full semester courses without an F
  • 12 - Honors Project final manuscript to be submitted to committee
  • 15 - Last day to withdraw from MWF second half semester courses without an F
  • 16 - Mid-term grades due for second half of semester courses
  • 19 - Last day to withdraw from TR second half semester courses without an F 
  • 22 - Honors Project oral exam and/or public performance due
  • 24 - Honors committees report findings 
  • 27 - Honors Projects – students file corrected copy with Library by today
  • 30 - First final exam 7:00pm 

May

  • 1 - Last day of classes
  • 1 - Final exam 7:00pm
  • 7 - Semester ends at 3:30pm
  • 7 - Extra special senior grades due by 4pm – email will come from Marge Avery
  • 7 - Selected senior grades are due by 11pm – roster will come from James Hutter
  • 11 - Commencement
  • 14 - Mayterm classes begin 8am
  • 20 - Final spring grades are due by 11pm
  • 24 - End of first two week Mayterm courses
  • 31 - End of three week Mayterm courses

June

  • 4 - Faculty submit grades for Spring 2013 Incompletes to the ARO
  • 7 - End of four week Mayterm courses or end of second two week courses
  • 11 - Mayterm grades due by 11pm
  • 24 - First day of summer online courses
  • 24 - Last day to add a summer online course
  • 28 - Last day to drop a summer online course

July

  • 17 - Last day to withdraw from summer online courses

August

  • 3 - Last day of summer online courses
  • 13 - Grades due for summer online courses