Academics: Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Download the Academic Calendar 2015-2016 (pdf).

Fall Semester 2015

August

  • 8-17 New Student Orientation
  • 18 Registration Ends
  • 19 First Day of Classes
  • 19 ADD/DROP Period Begins (Late Registration)
  • 19 AUC Cross Registration Begins
  • 28 Last Day to Cross Register at Morehouse College or Clark Atlanta University
  • 28 ADD/DROP Period Ends (Late Registration)
  • 28 Last Day to convert audit to credit/credit to audit
September

  • 7 Holiday | Labor Day - Campus Closed/No Classes
  • 18 Spring 2016 Schedule revisions due from Department Heads 
  • 25 Summer School Transcripts Due

October

  • 8-9 Mid Semester Examinations
  • 12-13 Fall Break - No Spelman Classes
  • 14 October Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
  • 16 Last day to make-up incompletes (I) for Spring 2015 and Missing Grades
  •  23 Major/Minor verification form due from Department Heads for December 2015 graduates
  • 26 Advisement for Spring 2016 begins
  • 30 Last Day to withdraw from a course with a "W". (After this date students who withdraw will receive a grade of a "F".)

 November

  • 9 Registration for Spring 2016 begins
  • 14 Fall 2016 schedule projections due from Department Heads
  • 25 No Spelman Classes 
  • 26 Holiday | Thanksgiving - College Closed/No Classes 
  • 27 No Classes 
  • 30 Major/Minor Verification forms due from Department Heads for May 2016 Graduation Candidates
December

  • 2 Last Day of Classes
  • 3-4 Reading Period
  • 7-11 Final Examinations
  • 11 Semester Ends 
  • 15 All grades due in Registrar's Office
  • 24 College Closed until January 2016

Spring Semester 2016

January

  • 4 College Opens
  • 12 Last day of Registration
  • 13 Classes Begin
  • 14 ADD/DROP Period Begins (Late Registration)
  • 14 AUC Cross Registration Begins
  • 18 Holiday | Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Campus Closed/No Classes
  • 22 Last Day to Cross Register at Morehouse College or Clark Atlanta University
  • 22 Last Day to ADD/DROP courses (After this date students who withdraw will receive a grade of a "W")
  • 22 Last Day to convert audit to credit/credit to audit
February

  • 1 Summer School Applications Available
  • 12 Fall 2016 Schedule revisions due from Department Heads
March

  • 1 Deadline for Spelman College Study Abroad Program
  • 3-4 Mid-Semester Examinations
  • 7-11 Spring Break: College Open - No Classes
  • 14 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
  • 21 Last Day to make up incompletes (I) for Fall 2014 and Missing Grades
  • 21 Mid-Semester Grades due
  • 23 Advisement for Fall 2016 begins
  • 25 Holiday | Good Friday - College Closed
  • 28 Deadline for May Graduation Candidates to have incompletes and other deficiencies corrected
  • 28 Last Day to Withdraw from a course with “W” (After this date students who withdraw will receive a grade of “F”)
  • 28 Fall 2016 schedule revisions due from Department Heads
  • 30 Graduation Application available for December 2016 and May 2017 graduates
April

  • 4 Registration for Fall 2016 begins
  • 7 Founders Day observed
  • TBA Research Day – No Classes
  • 22 Summer School Applications Due
  • 27 Last day of classes
  • 28-29 Reading Period

May

  • 2-6 Final Examinations
  • 5 Senior Grades are due by 5 p.m.
  • 6 Semester Ends
  • 10 Final Grades Due
  • 14 Baccalaureate Services
  • 15 Commencement Services