2017-18 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Nov 14, 2018  
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Academic Calendar


 

 

Fall Semester 2017

Date Day Event
 Aug. 19 Sat. New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
 Aug. 19-29 Sat.-Tue. Orientation for new students
 Aug. 26 Sat. Residence halls open for returning students
 Aug. 27 Sun. Course enrollment for new, transfer, exchange and special students
 Aug. 29 Tue. Fall semester begins; classes begin at 8:10 a.m.; convocation
 Sep. 5 Tue. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved spring 2017 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for fall 2017
 Sep. 8 Fri. Student accounts must be current
 Sep. 11 Mon. Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds
 Oct. 5 Thu. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for fall 2017 semester
 Oct. 16-17 Mon.-Tue. Fall recess
 Oct. 19 Thu. Last day to drop a course
 Nov. 2 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
 Nov. 14-17 Tue.-Fri. Pre-enrollment for spring 2018 semester
 Nov. 23-24 Thu.-Fri. Thanksgiving recess
 Dec. 6 Wed. Last day of classes for fall semester
 Dec. 7-8 Thu.-Fri Reading Days
 Dec. 8 Fri. Last day to petition for incomplete
 Dec. 11-15 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
 Dec. 15 Fri. Fall semester ends
 Dec. 16 Sat. Residence halls close at noon
 Jan. 2 Tue. Final grades must be submitted by 8 AM                                                  

 

Spring Semester 2018

Date Day Event
 Jan. 14 Sun. Residence halls open for new and returning students
 Jan. 15 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
 Jan. 16 Tue. Spring semester begins; classes begin at 8:10 a.m.
 Jan. 22 Mon. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved fall 2017 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for spring 2018
 Jan. 26 Fri. Student accounts must be current
 Jan. 29 Mon. Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds
 Feb. 16-18 Fri.-Sun. Family Weekend
 Feb. 21 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for spring 2018 semester
 Mar. 8 Thu. Last day to drop a course
 Mar. 12-16 Mon.-Fri. Spring recess
 Mar. 30 Fri. César Chávez Day observed (staff and instructional holiday)
 Apr. 5 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
 Apr. 17-19 Tue.-Thu. Pre-enrollment for fall 2018 semester
 May 2 Wed. Last day of classes for spring semester; last day to enroll in a summer research/reading course
 May 3-4 Thu.-Fri Reading Days
 May 4 Fri. Grades for graduating seniors must be submitted by noon; last day to petition for incomplete
 May 7-11 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
 May 11 Fri. Spring semester ends
 May 13 Sun. Commencement at 10:00 a.m.
 May 14 Mon. Residence halls close at noon
 May 17 Thu. All grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon

Fall Semester 2018

Date Day Event
August 21 Tue. International students arrive; resident hall open for international students
August 25 Sat. New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
Aug. 25 - Sep. 4 Sat.-Tue. Orientation for new students
Sep. 1 Sat. Residence halls open for returning students
Sep. 2 Sun. Course enrollment for new, transfer, exchange and special students
Sep. 4 Tue. Fall semester begins; classes begin at 8:10 a.m; convocation
Sep. 11 Tue. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved spring 2018 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for fall 2018
Sep. 14 Fri. Student accounts must be current
Sep. 17 Mon. Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds
Oct. 10 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for fall 2018 semester
Oct. 22-23 Mon.-Tue. Fall recess
Oct. 25 Thu. Last day to drop a course
Nov. 8 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
Nov. 13-16 Tue.-Fri. Pre-enrollment for spring 2019 semester
Nov. 21-23 Wed.-Fri. Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 12 Wed. Last day of classes for fall semester
Dec. 13-14 Thu.-Fri. Reading Days
Dec. 14 Fri. Last day to petition for incomplete
Dec. 17-21 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
Dec. 21 Fri. Fall semester ends
Dec. 22 Sat. Residence halls close at noon
Dec. 27 Thu. Final grades must be submitted by noon

 

Spring Semester 2019

Date Day Event
Jan. 20 Sun. Residence halls open for new and returning students
Jan. 21 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Jan. 22 Tue. Spring semester begins; classes begin at 8:10 a.m.
Jan. 28 Mon. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved fall 2018 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for spring 2019
Feb. 1 Fri. Student accounts must be current
Feb. 4 Mon.   Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds
Feb. 15-17 Fri.-Sun. Family Weekend
Feb. 27 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for spring 2019 semester
Mar. 14 Thu. Last day to drop a course
Mar.18-22 Mon.-Fri. Spring recess
Mar. 29 Fri.

César Chávez Day observed (staff and instructional holiday)

Apr. 11 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
Apr. 23-25 Tue.-Thu. Pre-enrollment for fall 2019 semester
May 8 Wed. Last day of classes for spring semester; last day to enroll in a summer research/reading course
May 9-10 Thu.-Fri. Reading Days
May 10 Fri. Grades for graduating seniors must be submitted by noon; last day to petition for incomplete
May 13-17 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
May 17 Fri. Spring semester ends
May 19 Sun. Commencement at 10:00 a.m.
May 20 Mon. Residence halls close at noon
May 23 Thu.

All grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon

Planning Calendar 

Fall 2018 Semester

Date Day Event
Aug. 21 Tuesday International students arrive; residence halls open for international students
Aug. 25 Saturday New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
Sept. 1 Saturday Residence halls open for returning students
Sept. 4 Tuesday Classes begin
Oct. 22-23 Monday - Tuesday Fall recess
Nov. 21-23 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 21 Friday Fall semester ends
Dec. 22 Saturday Residence halls close at noon

 

Spring 2019 Semester

Date Day Event
Jan. 20 Sunday Residence halls open for new and returning students
Jan. 22 Tuesday Classes begin
Feb. 15-17 Friday - Sunday Family weekend
Mar. 18-22 Monday - Friday Spring recess
May 17 Friday Spring semester ends
May 19 Sunday Commencement
May 20 Monday Residence halls close at noon

 

Fall 2019 Semester

Date Day Event
Aug. 24 Saturday New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
Aug. 31 Saturday Residence halls open for returning students
Sep. 3 Tuesday Classes begin
Oct. 21-22 Monday - Tuesday Fall recess
Nov. 27-29 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 20 Friday Fall semester ends
Dec. 21 Saturday Residence halls close at noon

 

Spring 2020 Semester

Date Day Event
Jan. 19 Sunday Residence halls open for new and returning students
Jan. 21 Tuesday Classes begin
Feb. 14-16 Friday - Sunday Family weekend
Mar. 16-20 Monday - Friday Spring recess
May. 15 Friday Spring semester ends
May. 17 Sunday Commencement
May. 18 Monday Residence halls close at noon