Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


Fall 2023

Monday, August 14 First Day Faculty Report
Tuesday, August 15 New Faculty Orientation
Thursday, August 17 Faculty/Staff Workshop
Saturday, August 19 New Students Arrive and Check-in
Saturday-Monday, August 19-21 New Student Welcome Weekend
Sunday, August 20 Continuing Students Arrive
Monday, August 21 Continuing Students Check-in
Monday, August 21 Students Meet with Advisor
Tuesday, August 22, 8:00 a.m. Classes Begin
Tuesday, August 29, 5:00 p.m. Last Day to Add Classes
Monday, September 4 Classes Meet on Labor Day
Wednesday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. Academic Convocation and Ringing of the Bell
Tuesday, September 12, 5:00 p.m. Last Day to Drop Classes without a Record
Monday, September 18, 11:00 a.m. Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture
Wednesday, September 20, 11:00 a.m. Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture
Saturday, October 7 Homecoming
Wednesday, October 11, 5:00 p.m. First-Half Semester Classes End
Wednesday, October 11, 5:00 p.m. Fall Break Begins
Monday, October 16, 8:00 a.m. Classes Resume
Monday, October 16, 8:00 a.m. Second-Half Semester Classes Begin 
Monday, October 16, 4:00 p.m. Final Grades for Half-semester Classes Due
Tuesday, October 17 Advising and Pre-Registration Day (No Classes)
Tuesday, October 24, 5:00 p.m. Last Day to Drop Classes with a W
Tuesday, November 21, 5:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Holiday Begins
Monday, November 27, 8:00 a.m. Classes Resume
Tuesday, December 5 Classes End
Wednesday, December 6 Reading Day
Thursday-Monday, December 7-11 Final Examination Period
Wednesday, December 13, 12 noon Final Grades Due

Spring 2024

Sunday, January 7 New and Continuing Students Arrive
Sunday-Monday, January 7-8 New Student Welcome Weekend
Monday, January 8 Students Check-in
Monday, January 8 Students Meet with Advisor
Tuesday, January 9, 8:00 a.m. Classes Begin
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes)
Tuesday, January 16, 5:00 p.m. Last Day to Add Classes
Tuesday, January 30, 5:00 p.m. Last Day to Drop Classes without a Record
Wednesday, February 7, 11:00 a.m. Rouson Memorial Lecture
Friday, March 1 First-Half Semester Classes End
Friday, March 1, 5:00 p.m. Spring Break Begins
Monday, March 11, 8:00 a.m. Classes Resume
Monday, March 11, 8:00 a.m. Second-Half Semester Classes Begin
Monday, March 11, 4:00 p.m. Final Grades for Half-semester Classes Due
Tuesday, March 19 Advising and Pre-Registration Day (No Classes)
Tuesday, March 19, 5:00 p.m. Last Day to Drop Classes with a Record
Friday, March 29 Good Friday (Chowan Closed)
Monday, April 1 Thirtieth Annual Mary Frances Hobson Prize Day
Tuesday, April 2, 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration for Summer Session Begins
Tuesday, April 16 Twenty-Sixth Annual Student Research Conference
Wednesday, April 17, 11:00 a.m. Awards Day Convocation
Thursday, April 25 Follow MWF Class Schedule
Thursday, April 25 Classes End
Friday, April 26 Reading Day
Saturday-Wednesday, April 27-May 1 Final Examination Period
Thursday, May 2, 12 noon  Final Grades for Degree Candidates Due
Friday, May 3, 12 noon Final Grades for Non-Graduating Students Due
Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. Commencement
Friday, May 10 Last Day Faculty Report