Academic Calendar 2017-18

2017-18 Academic-Calendar [pdf]

2016-17 Academic Calendar [pdf]

Calendar of Major Religious Holidays

If you have questions, please contact registrar@pitzer.edu

Fall 2017

AUGUST
Aug 19 Sat New Student Move-In/ New Student Orientation and Orientation Adventure begins
Aug 20-23 Sun-Wed Orientation Adventure Program
Aug 24-28 Thurs-Mon New Student Orientation continues
Aug 25 Fri Placement exams for new students
Aug 27 Sun New student registration
Aug 27 Sun Residence halls open for returning students at 10 a.m.
Aug 27 Sun Sophomore Year Symposium Registration and Pre-Symposium Activities
Aug 28 Mon Sophomore Year Symposium
Aug 29 Tues Fall semester classes begin
SEPTEMBER
Sep 4 Mon Labor Day (classes in session)
Sep 11 Mon Last day to add a class (full and half credit)
Sep 11 Mon Last day to add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
OCTOBER
5 Thurs Suggested date for faculty to submit low grade notifications
9 Mon Fall Major Declaration Expo
Oct 16 & 17 Mon-Tues Fall Break – no classes
Oct 19 Thurs Last day to drop a class with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Oct 19 Thurs Major and Minor Declaration forms due for Juniors (Class of 2019)
NOVEMBER
Nov 2 Thurs Last day to choose Pass/No Credit grading option; forms due to Registrar’s Office
Nov 6-7 Mon-Tues Advising Days (classes still in session)
Nov 14-17 Tues-Fri Pre-Registration for Spring 2018 semester
Nov 17 Fri Independent Study Forms due SPRING 2018 (full and half credit)
Nov 23 & 24 Thurs-Fri Thanksgiving Break – no classes
DECEMBER
Dec 8 Fri Final day to withdraw from classes (grade recorded as “W”)
Dec 8 Fri Final day of classes for fall semester
Dec 11-15 Mon-Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
Dec 17 Sun Residence halls close at noon
Dec 28 Thurs All grades due to the Registrar’s Office by noon

Spring 2018

JANUARY
Jan 12 Fri New Student Orientation
Jan 14 Sun Residence halls open at 10:00 a.m.
Jan 15 Mon Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no classes
Jan 16 Tues Spring semester classes begin
Jan 29 Mon Last day to add a class (full and half credit)
Jan 29 Mon Last day to make schedule changes for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
FEBRUARY
21 Wed Suggested date for faculty to submit low-grade notifications
MARCH
Mar 5 Mon Spring Major Declaration Expo
Mar 8 Thurs Last day to drop a class without recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Mar 9 Thurs Major Declaration and Minor forms due for 1st semester Juniors
Mar 12-16 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 30 Fri César Chavez Day – No Classes
APRIL
Apr 5 Thurs Last day to choose Pass/No Pass credit grading option, forms due to Registrar’s Office
Apr 9-10 Mon-Tues Advising Days (Classes still in session)
Apr 17-19 Tues-Thurs Pre-Registration for Fall 2018
Apr 19 Thurs Independent Study forms due for FALL 2018 (full and half credit)
Apr 27 Fri Last day for graduating Seniors to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
MAY
May 2 Fri Last day of classes for the Spring semester
May 3 Thurs Academic Festival
May 3-4 Thurs-Fri Senior Finals; Reading days for all other students
May 4 Fri Final day for non-seniors to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
May 4 Fri Grades for graduating seniors must be submitted by noon
May 7-11 Mon-Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
May 12 Sat Commencement
May 13 Sun Residence halls close at noon for all students
May 17 Thurs Grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon
Page last updated on May 16, 2017