Academic Calendar


St. John's College, Annapolis | 2015-2016 Academic Calendar

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Date

Event

July 5-25

Summer Academy for High School Students

July 9

Master’s Essays Due by noon

July 27

Master’s Essay Oral Examinations Begin

August 6

Graduate Final Class Meetings – Summer Term Ends

August 7

Graduate Summer Commencement

 

Date

Event

August 25

Upper class Registration (8:30 am-12 noon and 1:00-4:00 pm)
August 25 First Faculty Meeting (4:00 pm)
August 26 Archon Meetings
August 26 Freshman Registration (8:30 am-12 noon)
Upper class Registration (1:00-3:30 pm)
August 26 Convocation (Undergraduate) 4:15 pm
August 27 Freshmen and New Transfer Student Orientation (8:30 am-5:00 pm)
August 27

Graduate Institute 
  New Students’ Orientation Seminar (10:00 am-12 noon)
  New Students’ Lunch (12 noon)
  New Students’ Campus Tour (1:00 pm)
  Registration (2:00-4:00 pm)
  Convocation (4:15 pm)

August 27 Undergraduate Classes Begin with Seminars
Graduate Classes Begin with Tutorials
August 28 Tutorials and Laboratories Begin (9:00 am)
September 12 Fine Arts Program Begins
September 25-27 Homecoming
October 1 Graduate Spring Advance Deposits Due
October 9-12 Long Weekend (Undergraduates):
  After Seminar 10/8 – 8:00 pm 10/12
*October 24 Johnnies Make a Difference Day
October 29 Preceptorials Begin for Juniors and Seniors
November 11 Graduate Deadline for Spring Transfer to Santa Fe
November 6-8 Parents' Weekend
November 13 Masters’ Essays Due by Noon
November 21 Fine Arts Program Ends
November 21, 23-24

Don Rags
  (Undergraduate Seminars Meet, Tutorials & Labs Canceled)

November 25-29 Thanksgiving Vacation – 6:00 pm 11/24 – 9:00 am 11/30
December 7 Master’s Essay Oral Examinations Begin
December 16-17 Don Rags
  (Undergraduate Tutorials and Labs Canceled)
December 17 Undergraduate Seminars and Graduate Classes
  Meet Thursday, December 17
December 18 - January 10 Winter Vacation – After Seminar 12/17 – 9:00 am 1/11
  (Students Must Vacate Dorms by 12 noon, Saturday,
  December 19th. Dorms Reopen at 7:00 pm, Saturday,
  January 9th
January 11 Graduate Institute
  New Students’ Orientation Seminar (10:00 am – noon)
  New Students’ Lunch (12 noon)
  New Students’ Campus Tour (1:00 pm)
  Graduate Institute Registration (2:00-4:00 pm)
  Convocation (4:15 pm)
January 11 Second Semester Begins
January 11 - February 6

Senior Essay Writing Period
  All Senior Classes Canceled

February 5-8 Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
  After Seminar 2/4 – 8:00 pm 2/8
February 6 Senior Essays are Due
February 8 Senior Classes Begin with Seminar
February 13 Fine Arts Program Begins
February 15 Undergraduates’ Last Day to Apply to Transfer to Santa Fe
February 22 Senior Orals Begin
February 26 - March 13 Spring Vacation - After Seminar 2/25 – 9:00 am 3/14
  (Students Must Vacate the Dorms by 12 noon,
  Saturday, February 27th. Dorms Reopen at
  7:00 pm, Saturday, March 12th)
March 1 Deadline for Financial Aid Applications for Continuing Students
March 4 Master’s Essays Due by Noon
March 15 Graduate Summer Advance Deposits Due
March 21 Sophomore Enabling Essays are Due
April 1 Undergraduate Advance Deposit Due for 2016-2017
*April 3-4 Presidents’ Council
April 4 Master’s Essay Oral Examinations Begin
April 4 Junior and Freshman Essays are Due
**April ----- Accepted Students Day
April 15 Graduate Deadline for Summer Transfer to Santa Fe
*April 16

Croquet Match with Naval Academy
  (Rain Date - April 17)

May 1 Graduate Fall Advance Deposits Due
May 7 Fine Arts Program Ends
May 9-13

Don Rags
  (Undergraduate Seminars Meet, Tutorials & Labs Canceled)

May 12 Graduate Final Class Meetings
May 13 End of Second Semester
May 15 Commencement
June 3-5 Alumni Leadership Forum (Annapolis)
June 12 Graduate Institute Orientation Seminar (3:00-5:00 pm)
June 13

Graduate Institute
  Registration (10:00-11:00 am)
  New Students’ Campus Tour (11:00 am)
  New Students’ Lunch (12 noon)
  Convocation – (1:00-2:00 pm)
  Classes Begin

July 1 Graduate Deadline for Fall Transfer to Santa Fe
July 12-18 Summer Academy (1st session)
July 19-25 Summer Academy (2nd session)
July 8 Master’s Essays Due by noon
July 27 Master’s Essay Oral Examinations Begin
August 4 Graduate Final Class Meetings – Summer Term Ends
August 5 Graduate Summer Commencement

* Tentative date

** Date to be announced

Santa Fe Dates

            First Semester Begins – August 27, 2015

            Winter Vacation – December 18, 2015 - January 17, 2016

            Second Semester Begins – January 18, 2016

            Spring Vacation – March 12-27, 2016

            Commencement – May 21, 2016


Board of Visitors and Governors Meetings

            October 29-31, 2015 – Annapolis

            February 2016 – (More details to be announced)

            June 2016 – (More details to be announced)