Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Faculty In-service training Aug. 13-17  Aug. 19-23  Aug. 17-21  Aug. 16-20
Student Leaders Conference Aug. 13-17  Aug. 19-23  Aug. 17-21  Aug 16-20
Dorms open for new students Aug. 16  Aug. 22  Aug. 20  Aug. 19
Dining Hall opens Aug. 16  Aug. 22  Aug. 20  Aug. 19
New Student Reg. Aug. 17  Aug. 23  Aug. 21  Aug. 20
New Student Orientation Class Aug. 18,20  Aug. 24,26  Aug 22,24  Aug. 21,23
Dorms open for returning students Aug. 19  Aug. 25  Aug. 23  Aug. 22
Returning Student Registration Aug. 20  Aug. 26  Aug. 24  Aug. 23
Opening Services (7:00 p.m.) Aug. 20-22  Aug. 26-28  Aug. 24-26  Aug 23-25
Classes begin Aug. 21  Aug. 27  Aug. 25  Aug. 24
Opening Convocation (10:05 a.m.) Aug. 21  Aug. 27  Aug. 25  Aug. 24
Schedule-change Deadline Aug. 27  Sept. 2  Aug. 31  Aug. 30
Day of Prayer Sept. 12  Sept. 18  Sept. 16  Sept. 15
Senior Days Oct. 4-5  Oct. 10-11  Oct. 8-9  Oct. 7-8
Missions Conference Oct. 7-9  ——–  Oct. 11-13  ——–
Mid-semester examinations Oct. 15-17  Oct. 22-24  Oct. 20-22  Oct. 19-21
Fall Break* Oct. 18-22  Oct. 25-28  Oct. 23-26  Oct. 22-25
Theological Symposium TBA  Oct. 28-29  TBA  TBA
Classes Resume Oct. 23  Oct. 29  Oct. 27  Oct. 26
Welcome Days Nov. 8-10  Nov. 14-16  Nov. 12-14  Nov. 11-13
Thanksgiving Holidays* Nov. 20-26  Nov. 27 – Dec. 2  Nov. 25-30  Nov. 24-29
Classes Resume Nov. 27  Dec. 3  Dec. 1  Nov. 30
Fall Senior Assessments** Nov. 27  Dec. 3  Dec. 1  Nov. 30
A Welch College Christmas Nov. 30  Dec. 6  Dec. 4  Dec. 3
Semester Examinations Dec. 4-7  Dec. 10-13  Dec. 8-11  Dec. 7-10
Fall Semester Ends Dec. 7  Dec. 13  Dec. 11  Dec. 10
SPRING SEMESTER 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
New Student Orientation Class  Jan. 11-12  Jan. 10-11  Jan. 8-9  Jan. 7-8
Dorms open for returning students Jan. 13  Jan. 12  Jan. 10  Jan. 9
Dining Hall opens Jan. 13  Jan. 12  Jan. 10  Jan. 9
Registration (all students) Jan. 14  Jan. 13  Jan. 11  Jan. 10
Classes Begin  Jan. 15  Jan. 14  Jan. 12  Jan. 11
Schedule-change Deadline Jan. 21  Jan. 20  Jan. 18 Jan. 17
Day of Prayer Feb. 6  Feb. 5  Feb. 3  Feb. 2
Spring Senior Assessments*** Feb. 18  Feb. 17  Feb. 15  Feb. 14
Junior/Senior Days Feb. 28-Mar. 1  Feb. 20-21  Feb. 25-26  Feb. 24-25
Mid-semester Examinations Mar. 6-8  Mar. 4-6  Mar. 3-5  Mar. 2-4
FORUM | Bible Conference Mar. 10-12  Mar. 8-10  Mar. 7-9  Mar. 6-8
Spring Vacation Mar. 13-24  Mar. 11-22  Mar. 10-21  Mar. 9-20
Choir Tour Mar. 13-19  Mar. 11-17  Mar. 10-16  Mar. 9-15
Classes Resume Mar. 25  Mar. 23  Mar. 22  Mar. 21
Welcome Days Apr. 11-13  Apr. 16-18  Apr. 15-17  Apr. 21-23
Spring Musical Apr. 11-13  Apr. 16-18 Apr. 15-17  Apr. 21-23
Graduate grades & transcripts due May 3  May 1  Apr. 30  Apr. 29
Semester Examinations May 2-8  Apr. 30-May 6  Apr. – May 5  Apr. 28-May 4
Graduate Breakfast (8:00 a.m.) May 9 May 7  May 6  May 5
Awards Chapel (10:00 a.m.) May 9  May 7  May 6  May 5
Baccalaureate Service (7:00 p.m.) May 9  May 7  May 6  May 5
Commencement (10:00 a.m.) May 10  May 8  May 7  May 6
Spring Semester Ends May 10  May 8  May 7  May 6

*Begins after 7th hour.
**Required for students completing programs of study in December.
*** Required for May graduates.

Note:The college reserves the right to make changes, additions, or deletions in the calendar without notice.