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    Chowan University
   
 
  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar



Fall Semester • 2017

August

Monday 14 Faculty Report
Tuesday 15 New Faculty Orientation
Tuesday 15 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Begin, 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 17 Faculty/Staff Workshop
Saturday 19 New Students Arrive and Check In
Saturday-Monday 19-21 New Students Follow Student Life Schedule
Sunday 20 Returning Students Arrive
Monday 21 Returning Students Check In
Monday 21 Students Meet with Advisors
Tuesday 22 Undergraduate Day Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday 22 Graduate School Classes Begin, 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 29 Last Day to Add Classes

September

Monday 4 Classes Meet on Labor Day
Wednesday 6 Academic and Founders’ Day Convocation, 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday 12 Last Day to Drop Classes without a Record
Monday 25 Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture, 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 27 Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture, 11:00 a.m.

October

Wednesday 4 Fall Break Begins at Conclusion of Classes
Thursday 5 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet
Monday 9 Classes Resume, 8:00 am
Friday 13 Mid-term Grades Due, 12 noon
Saturday 14 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet
Tuesday 17 Students Meet with Advisors (No Main Campus Undergraduate Classes)
Saturday 21 Homecoming
Monday 23 Pre-registration for Spring Semester Begins
Tuesday 24 Last Day to Drop Classes with a W
     

November

Saturday 4 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet
Tuesday 21 Thanksgiving Holiday Begins at Conclusion of Classes
Monday 27 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.

December

Tuesday 5 Final Exams Begin for Graduate School and Adult Degree Completion Program
Wednesday 6 Reading Day
Thursday 7 Final Exams Begin for Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus)
Thursday 7 Final Exams End for Graduate School and Adult Degree Completion Program
Monday 11 Final Exams End for Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus)
Wednesday 13 Final Grades for All Students Due, 12 noon

Spring Semester • 2018

January

Sunday 7 New and Returning Students Arrive
Sunday-Monday 7-8 New Students Follow Student Life Schedule
Monday 8 Students Check In
Monday 8 Students Meet with Advisors
Tuesday 9 Undergraduate Day Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday 9 Graduate School Begin, 5:00 p.m. 
    Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Begin, 6:00 p.m.
Monday 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
Tuesday 16 Last Day to Add Classes
Tuesday 30 Last Day to Drop Classes without a Record

February

Saturday 3 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet

March

Friday 2 Mid-term Grades Due, 12 noon
Friday 2 Spring Break Begins at Conclusion of Classes
Tuesday 6 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet
Thursday 8 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet
Monday 12 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m.
Tuesday 20 Passport to Fall (No Main Campus Undergraduate Classes)
Tuesday 20 Last Day to Drop Classes with a W
Monday 26 Pre-registration for Fall Semester Begins
Friday 30 Good Friday (No Classes)

April

Monday 2 Twenty-Fourth Annual Mary Frances Hobson Lecture and Prize Conferral
Monday 2 Pre-registration for Summer Session Begins
Saturday 7 Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Meet
Friday-Sunday 12-25 The Chowan Academic Forum: A Celebration of the Intellectual and Artistic Life of the University
Monday 16 Fourteenth Annual Faculty Interdisciplinary Symposium
Tuesday 17 Twenthieth Annual Chowan University Student Research Conference
Wednesday 18 Awards Day Convocation, 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 26 Follow MWF Class Schedule
Thursday 26 Final Exams Begin for Graduate School and Adult Degree Completion Program
Friday 27 Reading Day
Saturday 28 Final Exams Begin for Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus)

May

Tuesday 1 Final Exams End for Graduate School and Adult Degree Completion Program
Wednesday 2 Final Exams End for Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus)
Thursday 3 Final Grades for Graduating Seniors and Graduate Students Due, 12 noon
Friday 4 Final Grades for All Other Students Due, 12 noon
Saturday 5 Commencement, 10:00 a.m.
Friday 11 Last Day Faculty Report

Summer Session • 2018

May

Monday 14 Registration and Class Changes
Tuesday 15 Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus) Begin, 8:00 a.m. 
    Graduate School Classes Begin, 5:00 p.m.
    Adult Degree Completion Program Classes Begin, 6:00 p.m.
Friday 18 Last Day to Add Classes
Friday 25 Last Day to Drop Classes without a Record
Monday 28 Memorial Day (No Classes)

June

Friday 1 Last Day to Drop Classes with a W
Tuesday 19 Final Exams for Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus)
Thursday 21 Final Grades for Undergraduate Classes (Main Campus), Due, 12 noon

July

Tuesday 4 Independence Day
Tuesday 24 Final Exams Begin for Graduate and Adult Degree Completion Program
Thursday 26 Final Exams End for Graduate and Adult Degree Completion Program
Friday 27 Final Grades for Adult Degree Completion Program Due, 4:00 p.m.