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2002-2003 Academic Calendar

August 19, 2002 - May 30, 2003

FALL SEMESTER 2002

August 23, Friday New Student Registration/Orientation
August 26, Monday, 8 am Instruction Begins
September 2, Monday Labor Day - Classes Suspended
September 3, Tuesday, 5 pm Add Period Ends
September 16, Monday, 5 pm Late Add Period Ends
September 23, Monday, 5 pm Full Semester Course Drop Period Ends (2)
October 3-6, Thursday-Sunday Homecoming and Family Weekend
October 12, Saturday, 5 pm Mid-term (1st Quarter Ends)
October 14 and 15, Monday and Tuesday Mid-semester Break - Classes Suspended
October 14, Monday 4 pm Student Progress Evaluations Due in Registrar's Office
October 16, Wednesday, 8 am Instruction Resumes
November 22, 2002 Friday 5 pm Withdrawal Period Ends
November 26, Tuesday 10 pm Thanksgiving Recess Begins - Classes Suspended
December 2, Monday 8 am Instruction Resumes
December 7, Saturday, 5 pm Regular Course Schedule Ends (1) (2nd Quarter Ends)
December 9, Monday, 8 am Final Exam Period Begins
December 14, Saturday, 5 pm Final Exam Period Ends (Semester Ends)
December 20, Friday, 4 pm Grades Due From Faculty

SPRING SEMESTER 2003

January 24, Friday New Student Registration
January 27, Monday, 8 am Instruction Begins
February 3, Monday, 5 pm Add Period Ends
February 14, Friday Late Add Period Ends
February 24, Monday, 5 pm Full Semester Course Drop Period Ends (2)
March 15, Saturday, 5 pm Spring Recess Begins - Classes Suspended, Mid-term (3rd Quarter Ends)
March 17, Monday, 4 pm Student Progress Evaluations Due in Registrar's Office
March 24, Monday, 8 am Instruction Resumes
April 2, Wednesday, 8 am - 5 pm Scholars Day and Spring Honors & Awards Ceremony - Classes Suspended
April 2, Wednesday, 5 - 11 pm Classes in Session
May 2, Friday, 5 pm Withdrawal Period Ends
May 10, Saturday, 5 pm Regular Course Schedule Ends (1) (4th Quarter Ends)
May 12, Monday, 8 am Final Exam Period Begins
May 17, Saturday, 5 pm Final Exam Period Ends (Semester Ends)
May 17, Saturday Commencement
May 23, Friday, 4 pm Grades Due From Faculty

M.W.F. Classes (from 8:15 am to 6 pm) are 60 minutes in length with 15 minutes between classes. T.R. Classes (from 8 am to 6:15 pm) are 90 minutes in length with 15 minutes between classes.

(1) According to the College policy, no examinations may be given during the last week of classes.

(2) See the Schedule of Classes for Refund Schedule and Quarter Course Drop Schedule.

Under section 224-A of the Education Law of the State of New York, absence from class for religious beliefs is excused, and the opportunity to make up work is provided.