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Fall Semester 2019

17-Aug Residence halls open for new students and families/New Student Days begin  
18-Aug Residence halls open for returning students (8:00 a.m.)  
19-Aug Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Fall 1 Term
22-Aug Classes begin (8:00 a.m.) 
28-Aug Deadline to add courses, independent studies, and internships (4:00 p.m.)
30-Aug Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
2-Sep Labor Day holiday - no classes (college offices closed)
3-Sep Withdrawal period begins (WP/WF grades)
5-Sep Deadline to elect CR-D-F and Writing Intensive Option (4:00 p.m.) 
9-Sep Course offerings for Spring Semester 2020 due
18-19-Sep Hancock Symposium for Democracy (Student Attendance Required)
3-Oct Deadline for removing Spring 2019 incomplete grades
4-Oct Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Fall 1 Term
7-Oct Academic advising begins for Spring 2020 preregistration (Tentative)
11-Oct Midterm   
11&14-Oct Online mid-semester classes begin
14-19-Oct Westminster Homecoming
18-19-Oct Fall Board of Trustees Meeting
TBD Fall Family Weekend
18-Oct Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
28-Oct Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Fall 2 Term
31-Oct Deadline for withdrawing from courses with grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
25-29-Nov Thanksgiving holiday – No Classes (college offices closed 11/27-11/29)
6-Dec Course offerings for Fall 2020 due (tentative)
9-Dec Last day of fall semester classes
10-13-Dec Final examinations (Tues-Fri)
13-Dec Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Fall 2 Term
16-Dec Christmas vacation begins
17-Dec Grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m.)
18-Dec Winter online 3-in-3 begins
23-Dec-1-Jan Colleges offices closed (Tentative)
8-Jan Winter online 3-in-3 ends

Spring Semester 2020

3-Jan On-Line Add/Drop begins for returning students (8:00 a.m.)
10-Jan New Student Move-In and Orientation 
11-Jan Residence halls open for returning students (8:00 a.m.)  
13-Jan Classes begin (8:00 a.m.) 
13-Jan Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Spring 1 Term
17-Jan Deadline to add courses, independent studies, and internships (4:00 p.m.)
20-Jan Martin Luther King holiday - no classes (college offices closed)
22-Jan Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
23-Jan Withdrawal period begins (WP/WF grades)
27-Jan Deadline to elect CR-D-F and Writing Intensive Option (4:00 p.m.)
3-Feb Academic advising begins for Fall 2020 preregistration (Tentative)
14-Feb President’s Day holiday (Friday) – no classes (college offices closed)
21-22-Feb Winter Board of Trustees Meeting 
25-Feb Deadline for removing incomplete grades for 2019 fall semester (4:00 p.m.)
28-Feb Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Spring 1 Term
4-Mar Midterm
4-5-March Online mid-semester classes begin
11-Mar Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
16-20-Mar Spring Break - no clasess (college offices closed March 19-20)
23-Mar Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Spring 2 Term
31-Mar Deadline to withdraw from courses and receive grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
16-Apr Undergraduate Scholars Forum (Student Attendance Required)
17-19-Apr Alumni Weekend
1-May Last day of spring semester classes 
1-2-May Spring Board of Trustees' Meeting (Tentative)
4-7-May Final examinations 
7-May Grades due in Registrar's Office for graduating seniors
8-May Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Spring 2 Term
9-May Columns Ceremony, Commencement
12-May Final grades due in Registrar's Office (9:00 a.m)
25-May Memorial Day holiday (college offices closed)

Summer Session 2020

11-May Summer 3-in-3 online session begins 
1-Jun Corporate Partner (PAL) Start Week - Summer 1 Term
1-Jun Summer 6-week online session begins
12-Jun Deadline to add summer internships
17-Jul Corporate Partner (PAL) End Week - Summer 1 Term

(College offices closed dates are tentative until Holiday Schedule is provided)