Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

This calendar is not applicable to the Nursing@Simmons, SocialWork@Simmons, Behavior Analysis Online, MPH Online 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 August 22, 2018.

September 2018

3

University Closed for Labor Day Holiday

4

Classes begin

5

Convocation - 2:30pm on the Quad

14

Final day to add a course without instructor signature

28

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 2018

8

University Closed for Indigenous People's Holiday

23

Founder's Day

26

Final day to drop a course with instructor signature.  A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after September 28.

31

October degree conferral date

November 2018

12

Veteran's Day Holiday (Observed) Classes will be held

21-23

University Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday


December 2018

11

Tuesday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.

(NOTE: This does not apply to Master of Social Work classes. The final Monday meeting session for MSW classes will be held on 12/17.)

14

Final day of undergraduate classes

15

Reading and Review

17-20

Final Examinations

21

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

Residence Halls close at 12:00pm

24

University Closed For Winter Break


January 2019

3

University opens after Winter Break

Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.

21

University Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

22

Classes begin

25

Final day to add a course without instructor's signature

February 2019

8

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

18

Presidents' Day. Classes will be held

March 2019

4-8

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

11

Classes resume after Spring Break

15

Final day to drop a course with the instructor's signature. A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after February 8.


April 2019

15

University Closed for Patriot's Day

23

Undergraduate Symposium - Undergraduate classes cancelled until 3pm

May 2019

8

Final day of undergraduate classes

9

Reading and Review

10-12

Final examinations

12

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

13

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.

17

Commencement

18

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

Summer Term Begins

20

Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.

27

University closed for Memorial Day holiday

July 2019

4

University closed for Independence Day

August 2019

30

Final day of undergraduate classes

31

August Degree Conferral Date