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    Providence College
   
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar 2016-2017


Future calendars may be available; please click here.

Please note: Courses in the School of Continuing Education (SCE) and the graduate programs may follow different schedules than those listed below.  For more information, please refer to the current SCE or Graduate Catalogs, or contact the SCE office at 401.865.2487 or the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies at 401.865.2495.

Academic Calendar 2016-2017

​​​August

29 - All Undergraduate, Graduate, and SCE courses begin; SCE Term 1 courses begin
31 -​ Academic Convocation

September

5 - Labor Day Holiday (Offices closed); All classes suspended

6 - All classes resume; Last day for online course schedule adjustments for undergraduates

7 - Administrative adjustment period begins for undergraduates

13 - Last day for dropping courses without a “WD” grade; Last day for election of audit option; Last day for adding courses without charge

14 - Late adjustment period begins for undergraduates

October

3 - Rosh Hashanah

10 - Columbus Day Holiday (Offices closed); All classes suspended

11 - All classes resume (Monday class schedule to be followed for all courses)

12 - Yom Kippur

17 - SCE Term 1 courses end

18-19 - SCE Term 1 final examinations

19 - Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses; Last day for submission of coursework to instructor for “I” and “NM” grades for Spring 2016 and Summer 2016

24 - SCE Term 2 courses begin

26 - Last day for submission of mid-semester grades

November

1 - Solemnity of All Saints

8 - Last day for election of Pass/Fail option (options for freshmen begin with the second semester)

11 - Course registration for Class of 2017 and December 2017 graduates

14 - Course registration for Class of 2018 and December 2018 graduates

16 - Course registration for Class of 2019 and December 2019 graduates

18 - Course registration for Class of 2020

19 - Weather cancellation make-up-day (if necessary)

23-27 - Thanksgiving Recess (Offices closed); All classes suspended

28 - All classes resume

December

2 - Last day to withdraw from courses with “WD” grade, with permission of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

8 - Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

9 - Undergraduate classes for fall semester end after last class

10 -SCE and Graduate classes for fall semester end after last class

10-11 - Reading Days for undergraduates

12 - Fall semester examination period for DWC courses; Fall semester examination for Graduate and SCE courses

13 - Reading Day for undergraduates; Fall semester examination period for Graduate and SCE courses; SCE Term 2 courses end

14-15 - Fall semester examination period for Undergraduate, Graduate and SCE courses; SCE Term 2 final examinations

15 - Fall semester examination period for Undergraduate, Graduate and SCE courses; SCE Term 2 final examinations

16 - Fall semester examination period for Undergraduates courses

17 - Fall semester examination period for Undergraduate, Graduate and SCE courses

25 - Christmas Day Holiday (Offices closed); Hanukkah

January

1 - New Year’s Day Holiday (Offices closed); Solemnity of Mary Mother of God

16 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (Offices closed)

17 - All Undergraduate, Graduate, and SCE courses begin; SCE Term 3 courses begin

23 - Last day for online course schedule adjustments for undergraduates

24 - Administrative adjustment period begins for undergraduates

30 - Last day for dropping courses without a “WD” grade; Last day for election of audit option; Last day for adding courses without charge

31 - Late adjustment period begins for undergraduates

February

20 - President’s Day Holiday (Offices closed); All classes suspended

21 - All classes resume (Monday class schedule to be followed for all courses)

March

1 - Ash Wednesday

4-12 - Spring Recess (All classes suspended)

13 - All classes resume

14 - SCE Term 3 courses end

15 - Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses; Last day for submission of coursework to instructor for “I” and “NM” grades for Fall 2016 and Winter 2017

15-16 - SCE Term 3 final examinations

20 - SCE Term 4 courses begin

22 - Last day for submission of mid-semester grades

31 - Course registration for December 2017 graduates

April

3 - Course registration for Class of 2018 and December 2018 graduates

4 - Last day for election of Pass/Fail option

5 - Course registration for Class of 2019 and December 2019 graduates

7 - Course registration for Class of 2020 and December 2020 graduates

8 - Admission Family Day

11 - Passover

13 - Holy Thursday (Easter Recess); All classes suspended

14 - Good Friday (Easter Recess); All classes suspended; Offices closed

15 - Easter Recess (All classes suspended)

16 - Easter Sunday

17 - Easter Recess (All classes suspended)

18 - All classes resume

19 - Monday class schedule to be followed for all courses

22 - Weather cancellation make-up-day (if necessary)

28 - Last day to withdraw from courses with “WD” grade, with permission of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies

May

5 - Undergraduate classes for spring semester end after last class

6 - SCE and Graduate classes for spring semester end after last class

6-7 - Reading Days for undergraduates

8 - Spring semester examination period for DWC courses; Spring semester examination for Graduate and SCE courses

9 - Reading Day for undergraduates; Spring semester examination period for Graduate and SCE courses; SCE Term 4 courses end

10-11 - Spring semester examination period for Undergraduate, Graduate and SCE courses; SCE Term 4 final examinations

12 - Spring semester examination period for Undergraduate courses

13 - Spring semester examination period for Undergraduate, Graduate and SCE courses

19 - ROTC Commissioning

20 - Academic Awards Ceremony; Commencement Mass; Parents’ Reception

21 - Commencement Dunkin’ Donuts Center 11:00 AM

29 - Memorial Day Holiday (Offices closed; All classes suspended)