Academic Calendar 2013-14**

Fall Semester Date
Fall semester class dates Aug. 28 – Dec. 9  
Labor Day – All classes canceled Aug. 31 - Sept. 2
Course changes-drop/add * Aug. 28 – Sept. 10
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Sept. 11 – Oct. 22
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Sept. 11 – Oct. 22
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline Sept. 17
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Oct. 8
Mid-semester  Oct. 16
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Oct. 23 – Nov. 19
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Oct. 23 – Nov. 19
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Oct. 22
Priority registration for Spring 2014 Nov. 4 – 15
Thanksgiving vacation Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Nov. 20 – Dec. 17
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Nov. 20 – Dec. 17
Summer 2014 registration opens for all students Dec. 9
Reading day (8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Dec. 10 
Final Examinations Dec. 10 (4 p.m.) –
Dec. 17 (4 p.m.)

 

 

 

 

Spring Semester Date
Spring semester class dates Jan. 13 – Apr. 28
Doctor of Physical Therapy Commencement
Jan. 18
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - All classes canceled Jan. 20
Course changes-drop/add * Jan. 13 – 27
Undergraduate course withdrawal with adviser's approval Jan. 28 – Mar. 17
Graduate course withdrawal (w) Jan. 28 – Mar. 17
Undergraduate pass/fail course request deadline  Feb. 3
Undergraduate sixth week evaluations due Feb. 24
Mid-semester Mar. 4
Spring vacation/Preview Mar. 8 – 16
Deadline for removal of pass/fail option Mar. 17
Undergraduate course withdrawal with dean's approval Mar. 18 – Apr. 14
Graduate course withdrawal with adviser/instructor approval (wp/wf) Mar. 18 – April 14
Honors Convocation Mar. 29
Priority registration for Fall 2014 Mar. 31 – Apr. 11
Undergraduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 15 – May 6
Graduate course withdrawal not permitted Apr. 15 – May 6
Thesis day - Reserved for thesis presentations; no undergraduate instruction scheduled Apr. 25
Reading day (8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - no classes or final examinations Apr. 29
Final Examinations Apr. 29 (4 p.m.) –
May 6 (4 p.m.)
Graduate Commencement May 15
Undergraduate Commencement

May 16

 

 

 Summer Sessions 2014

Session Date
Undergraduate Session I (no class May 24 - May 26) May 19 – Jun. 25
Undergraduate Science I (BI, CH, ID, PH) May 27 – Jun. 26
Undergraduate Session II (no class July 4 - July 6) Jun. 30 – Aug. 6
Undergraduate Science II (BI, CH, ID, PH) (no class July 4 - July 6) Jun. 30 – Jul. 30
Graduate Session I (no class May 24 - May 26)  May 19 – Jun. 25
Graduate Session II (no class July 4 - July 6) Jun. 30 – Jul. 30
Graduate Session III  Jul. 28 – Aug. 15
Accelerated Online (fully online courses) Date
Fully Online Session I May 19 – Jul. 6
Fully Online Session II Jul. 7 – Aug. 24

 

* New courses may not be added after the first week of classes (7 calendar days) without the approval of the instructor or department chair for the course.

** Special Note: Courses less than 15 weeks in length are subject to registration, drop/add, withdrawal, and billing dates that may differ from those appearing in the traditional academic calendar. A specific reference to these non-traditional courses is located here: http://www.arcadia.edu/academic/default.aspx?id=4406#nont

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