Academic Calendar


JULY 2015
1
Wednesday
GMAP July Class of 2015-2016 First Term Reading Period through July 26.

6

Monday

GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 Third Term Final Residency begins; continues through July 17.

14
Tuesday
GMAP March Class of 2015-2016 Second Term Reading Period continues through August 15.

18

Saturday

GMAP July Class of 2014-2015 Commencement – 11:00 AM.

27
Monday
GMAP July Class of 2015-2016 Initial Residency begins; continues through August 7.
AUGUST 2015

7

Friday

  • Deadline for completion of all August 2015 degree requirements, including grades, Capstone Projects, and foreign language requirements.
  • PhD candidates: Last day to submit PhD dissertation (deposit copy) to the Director of the PhD Program.
16
Sunday
GMAP March Class of 2015-2016 Second Term Midyear Residency (international location) through August 28.

17

Monday

  • Pre-Session begins and continues through August 28.

18

Tuesday

GMAP July Class of 2015-2016 First Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through September 28.

29

Saturday

  • Blakeley Hall Residence opens for students.

31

Monday

  • Mandatory Orientation Week activities begin; continues through September 4.
SEPTEMBER 2015
1
 Tuesday GMAP  March Class of 2015-2016 Second Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through November 16.
4
 Friday
  • Equivalency Exams administered in the morning for E201, E210m, and B205.  Exams are offered again on January 14, 2016.

7

Monday

  • Labor Day Observed - University Holiday.
8
Tuesday
  • Returning students need to pick up from the Registrar’s Office (Goddard 212) their Registration Materials. After this date, Registration for returning students by permission of the Registrar.

8

Tuesday

  • Shopping Day for all seminar courses, new courses, and courses taught by new and adjunct faculty members.

9

Wednesday

  • Classes begin.

  • Registration: Online course enrollment for Fall 2015 Semester begins; continues until Wednesday, September 10 at 11:59 PM, a stroke before Midnight.

  • First day of Cross-Registration for non-Fletcher students.

11

Friday

  • Convocation - start of program: 2:00 PM. 

16

Wednesday

  • Registration Ends - Online course enrollment for Fall 2015 Semester ends at 11:59 PM, a stroke before Midnight.
  • Submit Independent Study Registration Forms and Audit Requests by 5:00 PM to the Registrar’s Office.

18

Friday

  • Last day for non-Fletcher students to submit Cross-Registration Petitions to the Registrar's Office.
 26 Saturday  First Foreign Language Reading Comprehension Exams: Non-Roman alphabet languages: 9:00-11:00 AM; Roman alphabet languages: 9:30-11:00 AM; Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM.
OCTOBER 2015
6 Tues
GMAP July Class of 2015-2016 First Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through November 9.
9
Friday 
  • Last day of the Drop Period.
12  Monday
  •  Columbus Day Observed - University Holiday - FLETCHER CLASSES HELD.
22 Thursday
  •  First half of the term ends; Modules (.5 credit) scheduled in the first half of the term end.

23

Friday

  • Second half of the term begins. The Add/Drop Period for Modules (.5 credit) scheduled in the second half of the term ends Friday, October 30.

30

Friday

  • For February 2016 PhD degree candidates, preliminary review of draft chapters must be completed.
NOVEMBER 2015

11

Wednesday

  • Veterans Day Observed - University Holiday - NO CLASSES.

17

Tuesday

GMAP March Class of 2015-2016 Third Term Internet-Mediated Instruction continues through December 21.

24

Tuesday

GMAP July Class of 2015-2016 Second Term Reading Period continues through December 21.

25 Wednesday
  • Thanksgiving Recess begins at the end of classes; Thanksgiving Recess: November 26 and November 27.
 30  Monday
  •  Thanksgiving Recess ends; classes resume.
DECEMBER 2015

11

Friday

  • Last day of classes for the Fall 2015 Semester.

14

Monday

  • Reading Day.

15

Tuesday

  • Reading Day.

16

Wednesday

  • The Final Exam Period begins for In-Class and Self-Scheduled Final Exams. Classrooms for In-Class Final Exams are as assigned on the Course Schedule, one at 9:30 AM and one at 1:30 PM on each day during the Final Exam Period. No exams Saturday or Sunday.

22

Tuesday

  • The Final Exam Period Ends. The last three-hour In-Class Final Exam will begin at 1:30 PM. Winter holiday begins at conclusion of final exams.

    NOTE DEADLINE:  Grades are due to the Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON, Monday, January 4, 2016.
Updated: November 6, 2014