This calendar is subject to change.
Scheduled on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Hepburn Auditorium (H218). **
DEPARTMENT CHAIR MEETINGS
Scheduled on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Hepburn 113.
**Meetings may be cancelled and/or rescheduled at the discretion of Faculty Council.
**Any changes in the schedule of meetings will be announced by e-mail by Faculty Council.
Tues., Aug. 1
Major/Minor approvals due from department chairs to Registrar’s Office for August degree conferrals.
Sun., Aug. 20
Deadline for faculty and staff evaluations for students applying for the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) for Spring 2018 -due in Center for International and Intercultural Studies.
Wed.-Thurs., Aug. 23-24
New Faculty Orientation.
Sun., Aug. 27
New Student Orientation Begins.
8:00 a.m. Residential buildings open for first-year and transfer students (First-year students check in at assigned residence hall; transfer students check-in at Student Center).
3:30 p.m. Matriculation Ceremony, Creasy Commencement Commons (rain location: Newell Field House). For new students, families, faculty and staff.
Mon., Aug. 28
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Residential buildings open for upperclass students. Check in at Student Center (2nd Floor).
10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Academic Planning Panels for FYP students (various locations). 1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Academic Advising for FYP and transfer students (faculty offices).
Tues., Aug. 29
10:10-11:40 a.m. First FYP class meeting. Various locations.
Open registration for ALL students will run from 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. (noon – midnight) in APR2.
Wed., Aug. 30
8:30 a.m. Classes begin.
4:30 p.m. Convocation Ceremony, Gunnison Chapel. Convocation is the first formal assembly of each academic year. The President sets forth the goals and challenges of the coming year in the State of the University Address, new faculty and administrative staff are introduced to the university community, and significant accomplishments of faculty and staff are recognized with awards.
Fri., Sept. 1
3:00 p.m. First-Year Cup Festival.
Admissions Visit Day.
Mon., Sept. 4
Graduate classes begin.
Tues., Sept. 5 (Mon., Wed., Fri. classes)
Wed., Sept. 6 (Tues., Thurs., classes)
After the first two class meetings or the first three-hour class that meets once per week, instructors have the option to drop students for not attending or not making arrangements for missing classes, if the class has a maximum enrollment. The Registrar must be informed in writing of such action.
Thurs., Sept. 7
Last day to: (Undergraduate level)
~Change sections within the same course.
~Submit an overload form to the Registrar’s office (due by 4:30 p.m.).
~Add a course.
~Drop a course
NOTE: 1. No record of adds/drops is made on the transcript through this date. 2. No tuition refund for over-credits is made for courses dropped after this date. 3. A student may add or drop a course after this date only by petition to the Academic Petitions Committee; if approved, the student is subject to a late schedule change fee of $50. 4. A student may withdraw from a course until November 10, 2017, by filing a properly executed course withdrawal form in the Registrar’s office; notation of withdrawal appears on the transcript. Three and one-half units are required to maintain full time status. Students may exercise the option to withdraw from a course only twice before graduation. Students with an exceptional case may petition the Academic Petitions Committee.
Fri., Sept. 8
Last day for Add/Drop. (graduate level)
Sun., Sept. 10
Off Campus Programs application deadline.
Sun., Sept. 10
Deadline for all student evaluations for SLU Programs Abroad and non-SLU Programs Abroad for the spring semester.
Mon. Sept. 11
Course spreadsheets (1st round) for Spring 2018 sent to Department Chairs for review.
Thurs., Sept. 14
10:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Annual meeting for FYP faculty in Sykes Common.
Thurs.-Sun., Sept. 14-17
Alumni Council Fall Meeting.
Fri., Sept. 15
Deadline for submission of new course proposals to the Academic Affairs Committee for Spring 2018 semester.
Corrected final class rosters are due.
Office of Academic Support begins soliciting Early Warnings from faculty.
Fri.-Sun., Sept. 15-17
Homecoming Weekend. Sept. 15-17
Fri., Sept. 18
Augsbury/North Country Scholar Day.
Sun., Sept. 24
Deadline to submit to CIIS – applications for travel components for spring semester courses.
Mon., Sept. 25
Course spreadsheets (1st round) with changes from Department Chairs for Spring 2018 are due in the Registrar’s Office.
Mon., Oct. 2
Faculty Large Research Grant proposals are due in the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs office, Vilas 103.
Tues., Oct. 3
Higher Education Night, Leithead Field House.
Fri., Oct. 6
Fri.-Sun., Oct 6-8
Mon., Oct. 9
Course spreadsheets (2nd round) for Spring 2018 sent to Department Chairs for additional review.
Completed Tenure Files are due in Dean’s Office, Vilas 103.
Admissions Visit Day.
Wed., Oct. 11
Departments must submit to the Registrar, Vilas Hall 117, the names of students eligible to receive an X-grade for that semester. Names submitted after the deadline must be approved by petition to the Academic Affairs Committee.
Thurs.-Sun., Oct. 12-15
Fri., Oct. 13
Final grades for Spring and Summer incompletes are due in the Registrar’s office. Must be submitted using a Grade Change form (end of 6th full week).
Mon., Oct. 16
Course spreadsheets (2nd round) with changes from Department Chairs for Spring 2018 due in the Registrar’s Office.
Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 19-21
Fall Meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Fri., Oct. 20
Spring 2018 Course Schedule (PDF file) published.
Mon., Oct. 23
APR 2.0 course listing for Spring 2018 available.
Mid-semester warning grades are due by midnight. This deadline is important for the computer run, to inform students of progress to date and for counseling by advisors. (These grades are visible to students in the Student Portal. Advisors will be informed of these warnings from the Office of Academic Advising, and can access midterm grades for their advisees in the Fac/Staff Portal.)
Tues., Oct. 24
Advising period begins for Spring 2017 registration.
Thurs.-Fri., Oct. 26-27
Laurentians in Residence.
Tues., Oct. 31
Names of faculty nominated for promotion are due in the Dean’s office, Vilas 103.
Thurs., Nov. 2
Last day for students to submit instructor-approved Pass/Fail form to the Registrar’s Office for processing. (end of the 9th full week of classes)
Fri., Nov. 3
Spring semester book orders are due at the Bookstore from the faculty.
Sun., Nov. 5 Deadline for Faculty/Staff Recommendation Form for Student Travel Research and Enrichment Grants through Center for International and Intercultural Studies (CIIS).
Daylight Savings ends.
Mon., Nov. 6
Last day for faculty to request a change for a course’s final exam date from the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Vilas 103.
Last day for faculty to request special space requirements for final exams from Room Reservations.
Mon.-Thurs., Nov. 6-9
Undergraduate Registration begins.
Fri., Nov. 10
Last day to withdraw from a course (undergraduate and graduate level). (end of 10th full week of classes)
Admissions Visit Day.
Mon., Nov. 13
Graduate Registration begins.
Fri., Nov. 17
5:00 p.m. Thanksgiving Recess begins and residential buildings close.
Sun., Nov. 26
8:00 a.m. Residential buildings re-open.
Mon., Nov. 27
8:30 a.m. Classes resume.
Thurs., Nov. 30
Deadline for faculty and staff evaluations for students applying for off-campus SUMMER programs for Summer 2018 – due in Center for International and Intercultural Studies.
Fri., Dec. 8
Executive Board of Trustees Meeting.
Mon.-Thurs., Dec. 11-14
Last week of classes. No final exams, hour exams, or their equivalent are to be scheduled during this period or during Study Recess, December 15th and 16th . Exams begin December 17th . In as much as labs do not have scheduled exam periods, lab practicals may be given during the final week of classes.
Last day of classes.
Fri. & Sat., Dce. 15-16
Study Recess: No final exams are to be given.
Sun., Dec. 17
Final examinations begin. Any faculty change of a final exam date/time from the Registrar’s published final exam schedule must have been approved by Mon., Nov. 6th, by the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Vilas 103.
Fri., Dec. 22
Final examinations end.
5:00 p.m. Residential Buildings close.
Sat., Dec. 23
Winter Break begins.
Fri., Dec. 29
11:59 p.m. Deadline to turn in fall semester grades to the Registrar’s office. This deadline is important for the compilation of final grade reports and for determining academic standing of students.
Tues., Jan. 2
Academic Standing Committee meeting (Tentative).
Wed., Jan. 10
Appeals of suspension due by noon.
Thurs., Jan. 11
Academic Standing Committee meets to hear appeals for suspended students (Tentative).
Mon., Jan. 15
Noon. Residential Buildings re-open.
Wed., Jan. 17
Classes begin spring semester.