Academic Calendar for 2013-14

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Fall 2013

AUGUST 2013
Aug 24 Sat New Student Move-In/ New Student Orientation and Orientation Adventure begins
Aug 25-28 Sun-Wed Orientation Adventure Program
Aug 29 Thurs New Student Orientation continues
Aug 30 Fri Placement exams for new students
Aug 31 Sat Sophomore Year Experience participants residence hall move-in (program attendees only)
SEPTEMBER 2013
Sep 1 Sun Residence halls open for returning students at 10 a.m.
Sep 2 Mon Sophomore Year Symposium
Sep 2 Mon New student registration
Sep 3 Tues Fall semester classes begin
Sep 10 Tues Full course Independent Study forms due
Sep 16 Mon Last day to add classes
Sep 16 Mon Last day to make schedule changes for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
OCTOBER 2013
Oct 9 Wed Low Grade Reports due
Oct 10 Thurs Half-course Independent Study forms due
Oct 21 & 22 Mon-Tues Fall Break - no classes
Oct 24 Thurs Final day to drop courses with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Oct 24 Thurs Final day to add half-courses for second half of semester
Oct 24 Thurs Pass/No Credit forms due
Oct 24 Thurs Major Declaration forms due for Juniors
NOVEMBER 2013
Nov 11-12 Mon-Tues Advising Days (classes still in session)
Nov 19-22 Tues-Fri Pre-Registration for Spring 2014 semester (subject to change)
Nov 28 & 29 Thurs-Fri Thanksgiving Break - no classes
DECEMBER 2013
Dec 13 Fri Final day to withdraw from classes (grade recorded as "W")
Dec 13 Fri Final day of classes for fall semester
Dec 16-20 Mon-Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
Dec 21 Sat Residence halls close at noon
Dec 26 Thurs All grades due to the Registrar's Office by noon

Spring 2014

JANUARY 2014
Jan 17 Fri Orientation begins for new students
Jan 19 Sun Residence halls open at 10:00 a.m.
Jan 20 Mon Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no classes
Jan 21 Tues Spring semester classes begin
Jan 21 Tues Registration for all students (no pre-registered)
Jan 21 Tues Priority registration opens for Pitzer Summer Session 1 & 2 (Subject to change)
Jan 28 Tues Full course Independent Study forms due
FEBRUARY 2014
Feb 3 Mon Last day to add courses
Feb 3 Mon Last day to make schedule changes for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
MARCH 2014
Mar 5 Wed Low Grade Reports are due to the Registrar
Mar 6 Thurs Half-course Independent Study forms due
Mar 13 Thurs Final day to drop courses with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Mar 13 Thurs Pass/No Credit forms due
Mar 13 Thurs Final day to add half-courses for second half of semester
Mar 13 Thurs Major Declaration Forms due for 1st-semester Juniors
Mar 17-21 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 28 Fri César Chavez Day – No Classes
APRIL 2014
Apr 14-15 Mon-Tues Advising Days (Classes still in session)
Apr 22-25 Tues-Fri Pre-Registration for Fall 2014 (Subject to change)
MAY 2014
May 2 Fri Final day for graduating seniors to withdraw from classes (grade recorded as "W")
May 8-9 Thurs-Fri Senior Finals; Reading days for all other students
May 9 Fri Final day for non-seniors to withdraw from classes (grade recorded as "W")
May 9 Fri Final day of classes for the Spring semester
May 9 Fri Grades for graduating seniors must be submitted by noon
May 12-16 Mon-Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
May 17 Sat Commencement
May 18 Sun Residence halls close at noon for all students
May 22 Thurs All grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon

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