Academics: Academic Calendar

Spelman College Class of 2019

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016

August

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

  • 5 Holiday | Labor Day - Campus Closed/No Classes
  • 18 Spring 2017 Schedule revisions due from Department Heads 
  • 23 Summer School Transcripts Due
October

  • 6-7 Mid Semester Examinations
  • 10-11 Fall Break - No Spelman Classes
  • 12 October Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
  • 14 Last day to make-up incompletes (I) for Spring 2016 and Missing Grades
  • 21 Mid-Semester Grades Due
  • 21 Major/Minor verification form due from Department Heads for December 2016 candidates 
  • 24 Advisement for Spring 2017 begins
  • 28 Last Day to withdraw from a course 
November

  • 7 Registration for Spring 2017 begins
  • 14 Fall 2017 schedule projections due from Department Heads
  • 23 No Spelman Classes 
  • 24 Holiday | Thanksgiving - College Closed/No Classes 
  • 25 No Classes 
  • 28 Major/Minor Verification forms due from Department Heads for May 2017 Graduation Candidates
  • 28 AUC Cross-Registration Begins
  • 30 Last Day of Classes
December

  • 1-2 Reading Period
  • 2 AUC Cross-Registration Ends
  • 5-9 Final Examinations
  • 9 Semester Ends 
  • 13 All grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.
  •  26 College Closed through Jan. 2, 2017

Spring Semester 2017

January

  • 3 College Opens
  • 16 Holiday | Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Campus Closed/No Classes
  • 17 Last day of Registration
  • 18 Classes Begin
  • 19 ADD/DROP Period Begins (Late Registration)
  • 27 Last Day to convert audit to credit/credit to audit
February

  • 1 Summer School Applications Available
  • 12 Fall 2017 Schedule revisions due from Department Heads
March

  • 1 Deadline for Spelman College Study Abroad Applications
  • 9-10 Mid-Semester Examinations
  • 13-17 Spring Break: College Open - No Classes
  • 20 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
  • 21 Last Day to make up incompletes (I) for Fall 2016 and Missing Grades
  • 21 Mid-Semester Grades due
  • 23 Advisement for Fall 2017 begins
  • 27 Deadline for May Graduation Candidates to have incompletes and other deficiencies corrected
  • 27 Last Day to Withdraw from a course with “W” (After this date students who withdraw will receive a grade of “F”)
  • 27 Fall 2017 schedule revisions due from Department Heads
  • 30 Graduation Application available for December 2017 and May 2018 Degree Candidates
April

  • 3 Registration for Fall 2017 begins
  • 11 Founders Day observed
  • 14 Holiday | Good Friday - College Closed
  • 21 Research Day – No Classes
  • 27 Summer School Applications Due

May

  • 3 Last Day of Classes
  • 4-5 Reading Period
  • 8-12 Final Examinations
  • 12 Senior Grades are due by 5 p.m.
  • 16 Semester Ends
  • 16 Final Grades Due 10 a.m.
  • 20 Baccalaureate Services
  • 21 Commencement Services

Fall Semester 2017

August

  • 9-14 New Student Orientation 
  • 15 Registration Ends
  • 16 First Day of Classes
  • 17 ADD/DROP Period Begins (Late Registration) 
  • 25 ADD/DROP Period Ends (Late Registration) 
  • 25 Last day to convert audit to credit/credit to audit 
September

  • 4 Holiday | Labor Day - Campus Closed/No Classes
  • 15 Spring 2018 Schedule revisions (1st Draft) due from Department Heads 
  • 22 Summer School Transcripts Due
October

  • 5-6 Mid Semester Examinations
  • 9-10 Fall Break - No Spelman Classes
  • 11 Classes Resume at 8:00 a.m.
  • 13 Last day to make-up incompletes (I) for Spring 2017 and Missing Grades
  • 20 Mid-Semester Grades Due
  • 20 Major/Minor verification form due from Department Heads for December 2018 candidates 
  • 23 Advisement for Spring 2018 begins
  • 27 Last Day to withdraw from a course 
November

  • 6 Registration for Spring 2018 begins
  • 13 Fall 2018 schedule (1st Draft) projections due from Department Heads
  • 22 No Spelman Classes 
  • 23 Holiday | Thanksgiving - College Closed/No Classes 
  • 24 No Classes 
  • 27 Cross-Registration Begins for Spring 2018
  • 27 Major/Minor Verification forms due from Department Heads for May 2017 Graduation Candidates
  • 29 Last Day of Classes
  • 30 Reading Period
December

  • 1 Reading Period
  • 1 Cross-Registration Ends for Spring 2018
  • 4-8 Final Examinations
  • 8 Semester Ends 
  • 12 All grades due in Registrar's Office by 10 a.m.
  •  TBD College Closed until x January 2018

Spring Semester 2018

January

  • TBA College Opens
  • 15 Holiday | Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Campus Closed/No Classes
  • 16 Last day of Registration
  • 17 Classes Begin
  • 18 ADD/DROP Period Begins (Late Registration)
  • 26 ADD/DROP Period Ends (Late Registration)
  • 26 Last Day to ADD/DROP courses (After this date a student who withdraws from a course will receive a grade of “W”) 
  • 26 Last Day to convert audit to credit/credit to audit
February

  • 1 Summer School Applications Available
  • 12 Fall 2018 Schedule revisions(1st Draft) due from Department Heads
March

  • 1 Last Day to Withdraw from a course with “W” (After this date a student who withdraws will receive a grade of “F”) 
  • 1 Deadline for Spelman College Study Abroad Applications
  • 8-9 Mid-Semester Examinations
  • 12-16 Spring Break: College Open - No Classes
  • 19 Last Day to make up incompletes (I) for Fall 2017 and Missing Grades
  • 19 Mid-Semester Grades due
  • 19 Advisement for Fall 2018 begins
  • 26 Deadline for May Graduation Candidates to have incompletes and other deficiencies corrected
  • 28 Fall 2018 schedule revisions (2nd Draft) due from Department Heads
  • 30 Holiday | Good Friday – College Closed 
April

  • 2 Registration for Fall 2018 begins
  • 10 Founders Day observed
  • TBA Research Day – No Classes
  • 26 Summer School Applications Due
  • 30 Cross Registration for Fall 2018 Begins

May

  • 2 Last Day of Classes
  • 3-4 Reading Period
  • 7-11 Final Examinations
  • 11 Senior Grades are due by 5 p.m.
  • 11 Semester Ends
  • 15 Final Grades Due 10 a.m.
  • 19 Baccalaureate Services
  • 20 Commencement Services
  • 21 Graduation Application available for December 2018 and May 2019 Degree Candidates