Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

This calendar is not applicable to the Nursing@Simmons, SocialWork@Simmons, or MBA/HCMBA Online programs. Please check your program materials and syllabi for all course meetings.

This information was last updated on May 10, 2017.

September 2016

3

New students arrive for undergraduate orientation and move in

Orientation continues through September 6

5

College closed for Labor Day holiday

7

Convocation

8

Classes begin

16

Final day to add a course without instructor signature

30

Final day to add a course with instructor signature

Final day to drop a course without instructor signature

Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option

Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option

Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

October 2016

10

College closed for Indigenous People's Day holiday

11

Undergraduate academic holiday. Undergraduate courses cancelled. Administrative offices open and graduate courses held.

26

John Simmons Founder's Day Celebration

28

Final day to drop a course with instructor signature.  A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after September 30.

31

October degree conferral date

November 2016

11

College closed for Veteran's Day holiday

23-27

Thanksgiving academic holiday begins after final class on Tuesday, November 22.

28

College opens after Thanksgiving holiday

December 2016

12

Final day of undergraduate classes

13

Reading and Review

14-17

Final Examinations

19

Final examinations and make-up day for Exams in the event of snow

20-30

College closes for Winter Break

January 2017

3

College opens after Winter Break

Grades due posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.

16

College closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday

17

New Student Orientation

18

Classes begin

27

Final day to add a course without instructor signature

31

January degree conferral date

February 2017

10

Final day to add a course with instructor signature

Final day to drop a course without instructor signature

Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option

Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option

Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

20

Classes will be held. (Presidents' Day)

March 2017

6-10

Spring Break. Classes will not be held. Administrative offices open.

13

Classes resume after Spring Break

17

Final day to drop a course with the instructor signature. A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after February 10.

April 2017

13

Simmons Leadership Conference

17

College closed for Patriot's Day holiday

25

Undergraduate Symposium. Undergraduate classes suspended until 3:30 p.m.

May 2017

8

Final day of undergraduate classes

9

Reading and review

10-13

Final examinations

15

Grades for students graduating in May due posted to AARC by 10 a.m.

Final signed departmental graduating lists due to Registrar's Office by 2:30 pm.

19

Commencement Ceremony & May degree conferral date

22

Grades due posted to AARC by 10 a.m. for all other students

29

College closed for Memorial Day holiday

July 2017

3-4

College Closed for Independence Day Holiday



2017-2018 Academic Calendar

This calendar is not applicable to the Nursing@Simmons, SocialWork@Simmons, or MBA/HCMBA Online programs. Please check your program materials and syllabi for all course meetings. Only approved dates have been added to the calendar to this point.

This information was last updated on June 1, 2017.

September 2017

4

College Closed for Labor Day Holiday

7

Classes begin

15

Final day to add a course without instructor signature

29

Final day to add a course with instructor signature

Final day to drop a course without instructor signature

Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option

Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option

Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

October 2017

9

College Closed for Indigenous People's Holiday

10

Undergraduate Academic Holiday. Undergraduate Courses on held. Administrative offices open and Graduate courses held

27

Final day to drop a course with instructor signature.  A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after September 29.

31

October degree conferral date

November 2017

10

College Closed for Veteran's Day Holiday

22-24

College Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday


December 2017

13

Final day of undergraduate classes

14

Reading and Review

15-16, 18-19

Final Examinations

20

Final examinations and make-up day for Exams in the event of snow

Residence Halls close at 12:00pm

21

College Closed For Winter Break


January 2018

3

College opens after Winter Break

Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.

15

College Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

16

New Student Orientation

17

Classes begin

26

Final day to add a course without instructor's signature

February 2018

9

Final day to add a course with instructor signature

Final day to drop a course without instructor signature

Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option

Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option

Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

19

Presidents' Day. Classes will be held

March 2018

5-9

Spring Break. Classes will not be held. Administrative offices will be open.

12

Classes resume after Spring Break

16

Final day to drop a course with the instructor's signature. A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after February 9.


April 2018

5

Simmons Leadership Conference

16

College Closed for Patriot's Day

May 2018

7

Final day of undergraduate classes

8

Reading and Review

9-12

Final examinations

13

Residence Halls close at 3:00pm for all students except graduating seniors, commencement volunteers, RA/OLs and competing athletes

14

Grades for students graduating in May posted to AARC by 10 a.m.

Final signed departmental graduation lists due to Registrar's Office by 2:30 p.m.

18

Commencement

19

Residence Halls close at 12:00pm for all graduating seniors, commencement volunteers, RA/OLs and competing athletes

21

Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.

28

College closed for Memorial Day holiday