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Dates for Parents

September 2015

  • Residence halls open for first-year students September 2
  • Orientation and registrationSeptember 2–4
  • Residence halls and Knollcrest East open for returning students September 4
  • Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now)September 4
  • Fall semester classes begin, 8 a.m.; Opening Convocation, 9:50–10:50 a.m. September 8
  • Student Treats: Year of Treats, Fall Pizza Treat DEADLINESeptember 9

October 2015

  • Miscellaneous fees payment due, 1st of each month October 1 (Pay Now)
  • Tuition, room and board payment due October 20 (Pay Now)
  • Family Weekend October 23–24

November 2015

  • Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) November 1
  • Student Treats: Gourmet Apple Treat DEADLINENovember 3
  • Registration for interim and spring semester beginsNovember 3
  • Academic advising for interim and spring semester November 3–4
  • Tuition, room and board payment due November 20(Pay Now)
  • Thanksgiving break begins*, 5 p.m.November 25
  • Please note: There are classes on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving this year.
  • Classes resume, 8 a.m. November 30

*Please contact the provost's office for questions related to holiday breaks.

December 2015

  • Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now)December 1
  • Student Treats: Winter Exam Treat DEADLINEDecember 1
  • Last day of fall semester; classes end, 5 p.m.December 11
  • Reading Recess December 12
  • Exams begin, 9 a.m. December 14
  • Exams end; Christmas break begins, 10 p.m. December 18
  • On-campus housing closesDecember 19

January 2016

  • Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) January 1
  • Tuition, room and board payment due January 5(Pay Now)
  • On-campus housing opens January 5
  • Interim term begins, 8:30 a.m. January 6
  • Interim term ends, 5 p.m. January 26

February 2016

March 2015

  • Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) March 1
  • Spring break begins, 6 p.m. March 11
  • Residence halls close for spring break, March 1210 a.m.
  • Tuition, room and board payment due March 20(Pay Now)
  • Residence halls re-open, noon March 20
  • Classes resume, March 218 a.m.
  • Good Friday; no classes scheduled*March 25
  • Easter Monday; no classes scheduled*March 28

*Please contact the provost's office for questions related to holiday breaks.

April 2016

  • Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) April 1
  • Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) April 20
  • Calvin Spring Classic April 23
  • Registration for fall semester begins April 26
  • Academic advising (no classes scheduled) April 26–27
  • Honors ConvocationApril 27

May 2016

  • Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) May 1
  • Student Treats: Spring Exam Treat DEADLINEMay 3
  • Last day of spring semester; classes end, 10 p.m. May 12
  • Reading Recess (no classes) May 13
  • Exams begin, 6:30 p.m. May 13
  • Exams end, 4:30 p.m. May 19
  • Residence halls close, 10 a.m. May 20
  • Commencement, 2 p.m. May 21

Other Calendars

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