Academic Calendar

 
JANUARY 2014

2

Thursday

  • Fall 2013 grades due by 12:00 noon.

3

Friday

  • Deadline for completion of all February 2014 degree requirements, including grades, Capstone Projects, and foreign language requirements.
  • PhD candidates: Last day to submit PhD dissertation (deposit copy) to the Director of the PhD Program.
5
Sunday  GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Midyear Residency (international location) continues through January 17. 
7
Tuesday
GMAP March Class of 2013-2014 Third Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through February 24.

8-10

Wednesday - Friday

  • Mandatory Orientation for incoming January students.

9

Thursday

  • Equivalency Exams administered in the morning for E201, E210m, and B205.

    NOTE: The Equivalency Exams are administered, without exception, twice during the academic year. The Equivalency Exams for the next academic year will be administered in Fall 2014 (during Orientation Week for incoming students) and in Spring 2015 (during Orientation Week for incoming January students).

10

Friday

  • NYC Career Trip.

13

Monday

  • Returning students need to pick up from the Registrar's Office (Goddard 212) their Registration Materials. After this date, Registration for returning students by permission of the Registrar.

  • Shopping Day for all seminar courses, new courses, and courses taught by new and adjunct faculty members.
14
Tuesday 
  • Classes begin.

  • Registration: Online course enrollment begins for Spring Semester; continues until Thursday, January 23 at 11:59 PM, a stroke before Midnight.

  • First day of Cross-Registration for non-Fletcher students.
20 Monday 
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed - University Holiday - NO CLASSES.

21

Tuesday

GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Second Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through April 7.

22

Wednesday

  • Follow MONDAY Class Schedule.

23

Thursday

  • Registration Ends: Online course enrollment for Spring Semester ends at 11:59 PM, a stroke before Midnight.

  • Submit Independent Study Registration Forms and Audit Requests by 5:00 PM to the Registrar's Office.

  • Last day to sign up for the second offering of three of the Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams.

24
Friday 
  • Last day for non-Fletcher students to submit Cross-Registration Petitions to the Registrar's Office.
30
Thursday     
  • Deadline for submission of May 2014 degree petitions. 
31
Friday
  • For May 2014 and Fall 2014 PhD degree candidates, preliminary review of draft chapters must be completed.
FEBRUARY 2014

7

Friday

  • Second Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams: Non-Roman alphabet language: 12:30–2:30 PM; Roman alphabet languages: 1:00–2:30 PM; Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean: 12:30-3:30 PM.

14

Friday

  • Last day of the Drop Period.
17
Monday
  • Presidents' Day Observed - University Holiday - NO CLASSES.
18
Tuesday
  •  Follow MONDAY Class Schedule

20-21

Thursday-Friday

  • Washington, D.C. Career Trip - NO CLASSES.
MARCH 2014
3
Monday
GMAP March Class of 2013-2014 Final Residency Session continues through March 14.
3
Monday
GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 First Term Reading Period begins; continues through March 23.
4
Tuesday
  • First half of the term ends; Modular Courses scheduled in the first half of the term end.
5
Wednesday
  • Second half of the term begins; Modular Courses scheduled in the second half of the term begin. The Add/Drop Period for Modular Courses in the second half of the term begins Wednesday, March 5 and ends Wednesday, March 12.
7
Friday
  • Last day to sign up for the final offering of the Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams.

14

Friday

  • Spring Break begins at the end of classes.

15

Saturday

GMAP March Class of 2013-2014 Commencement - 10:00 AM.

24

Monday

  • Spring Break ends; classes resume.
24
Monday
GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 Initial Residency Session continues through April 4.

29

Saturday

  • Third and final offering of the Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams. Non-Roman alphabet languages: 9:00-11:00 AM; Roman alphabet languages: 9:30-11:00 AM; Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
APRIL 2014

15

Tuesday

GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 First Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through May 26.

15
Tuesday
GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Third Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through June 30.
18
Friday
  • Last day to submit PhD dissertation (deposit copies) to the Director of PhD Program for May 2014 degrees.

21

Monday

  • Patriots' Day – University holiday – NO CLASSES.

28

Monday

  • Last day of classes for the Spring 2014 term.
  • Other than Spring 2014 grades, DEADLINE for completion of ALL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS including grades from prior terms, Capstone Projects, and foreign language requirements.
29-30
Tues.-Wed.
  • Reading Days.
MAY 2014

1

Thursday

  • The Final Exam Period begins for In-Class and Self-Scheduled Final Exams. Classrooms for In-Class Final Exams are as assigned on the Course Schedule, one at 9:30 AM and one at 1:30 PM on each day during the Final Exam Period. No exams Saturday or Sunday.

7

Wednesday

  • The Final Exam Period ends. The last three-hour In-Class Final Exam will begin at 1:30 PM.

8

Thursday

  • Spring 2014 grades due by 12:00 NOON.

15

Thursday

  • Executive and Full Faculty Meeting for degree vote.
17 Saturday
  •  Class Day Ceremony.
18 Sunday
  • Commencement.
27
Tuesday
GMAP March Class of 2014-2015 First Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through June 2.
JULY 2014

7

Monday

GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Final Residency Session continues through July 18.

19

Saturday

GMAP July Class of 2013-2014 Commencement - 10:00 AM