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Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Undergraduate nursing and nutrition students, PT senior/first-year graduate students, and doctoral health professions education students should also consult the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) academic calendar for additional information pertaining to their schedules, or speak with the chair of their respective departments or programs.

Dates and information listed in this calendar are subject to change without notice, or may be incomplete at posting.

September 2014

Day Description
1 College closed for Labor Day holiday
3 Convocation and Honors Convocation
4 Classes begin for fall term

No events listed at posting

October 2014

Day Description
13 College closed for Columbus Day holiday
14 Undergraduate college academic holiday - administrative offices open
31 John Simmons Founder's Day Celebration

No events listed at posting

November 2014

Day Description
11 College closed for Veterans' Day holiday
25 Thanksgiving holiday begins after final classes

No events listed at posting

December 2014

Day Description
1 College reopens after Thanksgiving Holiday

Petition to Graduate Forms due to the Registrar for graduate students graduating in May, August, and October, 2015

9 Final day of classes
10-11 Reading and review (undergraduate students)
12 Nursing pinning ceremony
12-13 Final examinations
15-17 Final examinations
18 Make-up day for final examinations in event of snow
24 College closes for winter break

No events listed at posting

January 2015

Day Description
5 College opens after winter break

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

19 College closed for Martin Luther King Day holiday
20 Classes begin for spring term

No events listed at posting

February 2015

Day Description
16 Presidents' Day holiday - classes will be held

No events listed at posting

March 2015

Day Description
9-13 Spring break - no classes - administrative offices open
16 Classes resume after Spring Break

No events listed at posting

April 2015

Day Description
1 Petition to Graduate Forms due to the Registrar for graduate students graduating in January, 2016

Undergraduate Degree Audits for 2016 are due to the Registrar

2 Simmons Leadership Conference
20 College closed for Patriots' Day holiday
29 Undergraduate research conference - undergraduate classes suspended until 2:30 p.m.

No events listed at posting

May 2015

Day Description
1 Final day of classes
4 Reading and review (undergraduate students)
5-9 Final examinations
11 Grades for students graduating in May posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.

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

14 Nursing pinning ceremony
15 Commencement
18 Grades posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.
Summer session begins*
25 College closed for Memorial Day holiday

No events listed at posting

June 2015

No events listed at posting

July 2015

Day Description
4 College closed for Independence Day holiday

No events listed at posting

August 2015

Day Description
31 Summer Session ends*

No events listed at posting


*Summer semester classes can be scheduled within the dates noted above. Students should contact their respective departments or programs to confirm the exact start and end dates for their summer semester courses.

Nursing@Simmons online students should consult the academic calendars found on the Nursing@Simmons website.