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    Northland College
   
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


4-4-1 Calendar

The 4-4-1 Calendar - A unique element in Northland's academic program is its calendar. The summer session is 12 weeks in length. The fall and winter semesters are each 15 weeks in length. The spring session is 4 weeks in length.

Summer allows for a variety of offerings including a 5-week course session as well as extended time for field experiences and internships.  Fall and winter allow time for maturation of ideas in a program of varied courses. Spring provides an opportunity for concentration through seminars, field experiences, travel abroad, independent study, and internships. 

Summer Session 2015-16 (12 Weeks)

Residence halls open (8 am) June 6
First day of classes, Monday June 8
Last day to add 5-week courses (4 pm) June 9
Last day to drop 5-week courses without record (4 pm) June 9
Deadline for Fall 2014-15 incomplete grades June 15
Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (4 pm) June 19
Last day to add 12-week courses (4 pm) June 19
Last day to drop 12-week courses without record (4 pm) June 19
Independence Day Observed (no classes) July 3
Last day of 5-week courses July 10
*Residence halls close (12 pm) July 11
Grades due for 5-week courses (4 pm) July 13
Last day to withdraw from 12-week courses (4 pm) July 31
Last day of session August 28
Grades due (4 pm) August 31

*Information will be provided to students who require housing for the full 12 week summer session

Fall Semester 2015-16 (15 Weeks)

Residence halls open for returning students (8 am) September 5
Labor Day (no classes) September 7
Last day to add courses online September 8
First day of classes (Wednesday) September 9
Last day to add courses (4 pm) September 18
Last day to drop courses without record (4 pm) September 18
Due date for Winter 2014-15 incomplete grades October 19
Mid-Session Reading Day (No classes) October 19
Mid-session grades due (4 pm) October 28
Last day to withdraw from courses (4 pm) November 6
Registration begins for Winter-Spring 2015-16 November 9
Due date for Spring 2014-15 incomplete grades November 23
Thanksgiving break begins November 24
Classes resume November 30
Last day of classes/session December 18
Winter break begins December 19
Residence halls close (12 pm) December 19
Final grades due (4 pm) December 21

Winter Semester 2015-16 (15 Weeks)

Residence halls open for returning students (8 am) January 9
Last day to add courses online January 12
First day of classes (Wednesday) January 13
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes) January 18
Last day to add courses with faculty approval (4 pm) January 22
Last day to drop courses without record (4 pm) January 22
Due date for Summer 2015-16 incomplete grades February 29
Mid-session break begins March 8
Mid-session grades due (4 pm) March 9
Classes resume Monday March 14
Last day to withdraw from courses (4 pm) March 18
Registration begins for Summer-Fall 2016-17 March 21
Good Friday (no classes)Honors Day (no classes noon to 5 pm) March 25
Honors Day (no classes noon to 5 pm) April 7
Last day of classes/session April 22
Inter-Session break begins April 23
Final grades due (4 pm) April 25

Spring Session 2015-16 (4 Weeks)

First day of classes, Monday May 2
Last day to add courses with faculty approval (4 pm) May 6
Last day to drop courses without record (4 pm) May 6
Last day to withdraw from courses (4 pm) May 13
Last day of classes/session May 27
Commencement May 28
Residence halls close for non-graduates (12 pm) May 28
Residence halls close for graduates (12 pm) May 29
Memorial Day observed May 30
Grades due (4 pm) May 31