Spring/Summer 2016 Important Dates

January

  • 12 - Classes begin 7:45am
  • 15 - Last day to add/drop first half or full semester courses
  • 22 - Faculty submit grades for Fall 2015 Incompletes to the ARO

February

  • 5 - Mid-term grades due for first half of semester courses due by 11pm
  • 9-  Summer course selection begins - courses can be selected online through March 18
  • 12- Last day to withdraw from first half of semester courses without an F
  • 19 - Break begins 6:30pm
  • 29- Classes resume 7:45am

March

  • 8- Mid-term grades for full semester courses due 11pm
  • 9- Second half semester courses begin
  • 16- Last day to add/drop second half of semester courses
  • 16- Final grades due for first half of semester courses
  • 18-Easter Break begins 6:00pm
  • 29- Summer/Mayterm online course selection closes (students may still enroll via email toacademicrecords@houghton.edu)
  • 29- Classes resume 7:45am
  • 30- Last day to withdraw from full semester courses without an F
  • 31-Senior course selection begins

April

  • 1 - Honors Projects Proposals due in the Academic Deans Office
  • 1 - Mayterm/Summer Independent Study proposals due in Academic Records office
  • 4- Junior course selection begins
  • 6- Sophomore course selection begins
  • 8- Freshman course selection begins
  • 12- Honors project final manuscript to be submitted to committee
  • 14- Mid-term grades due for second half of semester courses
  • 20- Last day to withdraw from second half semester courses without an F
  • 22- Honors project oral exam and/or public performance due
  • 24- Honors committees report findings
  • 27- Deadline for honors project students to file corrected copy with the Library 

    May

    • 4- Last day of classes
    • 4- Fall 2016 Independent Study proposals due to ARO
    • 4- First final exam 7:00pm
    • 4-10- Final Exams
    • 10- Semester ends at 3:30pm
    • 10- Extra special senior grades due by 4pm – email will come from Marge Avery
    • 10-Selected senior grades are due by 11pm – roster will come from James Hutter
    • 11- Online Summer Session 1 courses begin (May 11-July 3)
    • 11- Last day to register for/add an online Summer Session 1 course
    • 12- Last day to drop an online Summer Session 1 course
    • 14- Commencement
    • 16- Final Spring 2016 grades are due by 11pm 
    • 17- Face-to-face Summer courses begin 8am (formerly known as Mayterm)
    • 18- Last day to drop/add Face-to-face Summer courses (formerly known as Mayterm)
    • 27- End of first two week Face-to-face Summer courses (formerly known as Mayterm)

    June

    • 3- End of three week Face-to-face Summer courses (formerly known as Mayterm)
    • 10- Last day to withdraw from an online Summer Session 1 course
    • 10- Faculty submit grades for Spring 2016 Incompletes to the ARO 
    • 14- Face-to-face Summer courses (formerly known as Mayterm) grades due by 11pm
    • 17- Last day to drop/add Summer non-online course

    July

    • 3- Last day of Summer Session 1 online courses
    • 5- Summer Session 2 courses begin (July 5-Aug 28)
    • 5- Last day to register/add an online Summer Session 2 course
    • 6- Last day to drop an online Summer Session 2 course
    • 7- Grades due for online Summer Session 1 courses

    August

    • 5- Last day to withdraw from an online Summer Session 2 course
    • 28- Last day of online Summer Session 2 courses

    September

    • 1- Grades due for online Summer Session 2 by 11pm

    last updated 3.17.16

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