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Simon's Rock Academic Calendar

Make your plans and review the current and upcoming semester schedules. See key dates for Bard College at Simon's Rock classes, breaks, and travel.


Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Spring 2019

Monday, January 21 Spring semester classes begin
Friday, February 1

Last day to return course add forms

Faculty deadline for Fall 2019 Incompletes (INC lapses to F) & grade changes to Registrar

Monday, February 18

No classes

Friday, March 1 Airport/travel information to Transportation
Wednesday, March 6

Scholarship applications due to Academic Affairs

Moderation forms due to Registrar

Fall 2019 semester Leave To Study Away applications due to Academic Affairs

Friday, March 8

Module 1 ends

Spring Break begins (residences close Saturday, March 9 at noon)

Friday, March 15 Midterm and Module 1 grades and comments due to Registrar
Sunday, March 24 Spring Break ends (students return after noon)
Monday, March 25

Classes resume

Module 2 courses begin

Friday, March 29

Last day to return Module 2 add forms to Registrar

Friday, April 12 All financial aid applications due to Financial Aid Office
Wednesday, April 24 Last day to return course drop forms to Registrar
Friday, May 3

Airport/travel information due to Transportation

Wednesday, May 8

Last day of classes

Last day to return course withdrawal forms to Registrar

By noon: 1 signed copy of final thesis begun Fall 2018 due to Provost

By noon: Self-evaluations of thesis begun Spring 2019 due to Academic Affairs

Registration for Fall 2019 semester
Financial clearance required

Thursday, May 9 Reading Day
Friday, Monday, Tuesday, May 10, 13, 14 Final exam period
Wednesday, May 15 Residences close at noon for non-degree students
Thursday, May 16 Spring semester grades for graduates due to Registrar
Saturday, May 18


Residences close for graduates at 4:00

Tuesday, May 28

Spring semester grades and comments due to Registrar


Key Dates Academic Year 2019-2020

Wednesday, August 14 New international college students arrive
Saturday, August 17 New domestic college students arrive
August 17-24 Orientation and Writing & Thinking Workshop
Monday, August 26 Fall semester classes begin
Friday, October 4 Fall Break begins after last class
Sunday, October 13 Fall Break ends
October 25-27 Family Weekend
Friday, November 22 November Break begins after last class
Sunday, December 1 November Break ends
Wednesday, December 11 Last day of classes
Friday, Monday, Tuesday, December 13, 16, 17 Final exam period (residences close Wednesday, December 18 at noon)