A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

Spring 2014 Important Dates

January

  • 13 - Classes begin 7:45am
  • 20 - Last day to add/drop first half of semester courses
  • 24 - Faculty submit grades for Fall 2013 Incompletes to the ARO
  • 27 - Last day to add/drop regular full semester courses

February

  • 3 - Mayterm course selection begins - courses can be selected online through February 27
  • 11 - Mid-term grades due for first half of semester courses
  • 12 - Last day to withdraw from first half of semester courses without an F
  • 27 - On-line Mayterm course selection closes (students may still enroll via email to academicrecords@houghton.edu)
  • 28 - Summer online course selection begins - courses can be selected online through March 17
  • 28 - Break begins 9:30pm (break is March 1-9[Sat-Sun])

March

  • 10 - Classes resume 7:45am
  • 10 - Second half semester courses begin
  • 11 - Mid-term grades for full semester courses due 11pm
  • 14 - Final grades are due for first half semester courses
  • 17 - Last day to add/drop second half of semester courses
  • 17 - Summer online course selection closes (students may still enroll via email to academicrecords@houghton.edu)
  • 19 - Houghton College Evaluation and Life Planning Day (H.E.L.P.)(no classes during the day)
  • 20 - Senior course selection begins
  • 25 - Junior course selection begins
  • 27 - Sophomore course selection begins
  • 31 - Last day to withdraw from full semester courses without an F

April

  • 1 - Honors Projects Proposals due in the Academic Deans Office
  • 1 - First year course selection begins
  • 1 - Mayterm/Summer Independent Study proposals due in Academic Records office
  • 8 - Mid-term grades due for second half of semester courses
  • 9 - Last day to withdraw second half semester courses without an F
  • 12 - Honors Project final manuscript to be submitted to committee
  • 16 - Easter break begins at 6:00 pm (April 17-21 [Thurs-Mon])
  • 22 - Honors Project oral exam and/or public performance due
  • 22 - Classes resume 7:45 am  
  • 24 - Honors committees report findings 
  • 27 - Honors Projects – students file corrected copy with Library by today
  • 30 - Last day of classes / First final exam 7:00pm 

May

  • 6 - Semester ends at 3:30pm
  • 6 - Extra special senior grades due by 4pm – email will come from Marge Avery
  • 6 - Selected senior grades are due by 11pm – roster will come from James Hutter
  • 10 - Commencement
  • 13 - Mayterm classes begin 8am
  • 13 - Summer On-line Term 1 courses begin (May 13 - June 21)
  • 13 - Last day to add a Summer Online Term 1 course
  • 19 - Final spring grades are due by 11pm
  • 19 - Last day to drop a Summer Online course for Term 1
  • 23 - End of first two week Mayterm courses
  • 30 - End of three week Mayterm courses

June

  • 6 - End of four week Mayterm courses or end of second two week courses
  • 6 - Last day to withdraw from Summer online courses for Term 1
  • 10 - Faculty submit grades for Spring 2014 Incompletes to the ARO
  • 10 - Mayterm grades due by 11pm
  • 21 - Last day of Summer on-line courses for Term 1
  • 23 - Summer on-line Term 2 courses begin (June 23 - August 1)
  • 23 - Last day to add a Summer online Term 2 course
  • 27 - Last day to drop a Summer online course for Term 2
  • 30 - Grades due for Summer online courses Term 1

July

  • 18 - Last day to withdraw from Summer online courses for Term 2

August

  • 1 - Last day of Summer online courses Term 2
  • 8 - Grades due for Summer online courses Term 2