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Fall 2015 Semester Calendar *

Registration for New Students who have Not Scheduled Classes -- August 20

Intent to Graduate (Activation Period) -- August 17-September 8

Leave of Absence Deadline -- August 21

Classes Begin -- August 24

Regular Drop Deadline -- September 2

Regular Add Deadline -- September 3 (8 AM)

Late Drop Begins -- September 3

Advising Meetings for Students New to Berks -- September 4

Late Registration Begins -- September 4

Labor Day (No Classes) -- September 7

Advising Meetings (All Students) -- October 21 (1 PM)

Late Drop Deadline (except part-semester courses**) -- November 13

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes -- November 22-28

Classes End -- December 11

Withdrawal Deadline -- December 11

Final Exam Period -- December 14-18

Commencement -- December 18 (7:30 PM)

Spring 2016 Semester Calendar *

Registration for New Students who have Not Scheduled Classes -- January 7

Intent to Graduate (Activation Period) -- December 21-January 25

Leave of Absence Deadline -- January 8

Classes Begin -- January 11

Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) -- January 18

Regular Drop Deadline - January 20

Regular Add Deadline -- January 21 (8 AM)

Late Drop Begins -- January 21

Late Registration Begins -- January 22

Spring Break (No Classes) -- March 6-12

Advising Meetings (All Students) -- March 23 (1 PM)

Late Drop Deadline (except part-semester courses**) -- April 8

Classes End -- April 29

Withdrawal Deadline -- April 29

Final Exam Period -- May 2-6

Commencement -- May 7

 


* This calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for affected students.

**To calculate part-semester course deadlines, log into Student application in eLion, click on Schedule, then select Late Course Drop.