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Fall 2016 Semester Calendar *

Registration for New Students who have Not Scheduled Classes -- August 18

Intent to Graduate (Activation Period) -- August 15-September 6

Leave of Absence Deadline -- August 19

Classes Begin -- August 22

Regular Drop Deadline -- August 27

Regular Add Deadline -- August 28 (8 AM)

Late Drop Begins -- August 28

Advising Meetings for Students New to Berks -- September 2

Labor Day (No Classes) -- September 5

Advising Meetings (All Students) -- Sept 28 (12:15-1:15 PM)

Late Drop Deadline (except part-semester courses**) -- November 11

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes -- November 21-26

Classes End -- December 9

Withdrawal Deadline -- December 9

Final Exam Period -- December 12-16

Commencement -- December 16 (7:30 PM)

Spring 2017 Semester Calendar *

Registration for New Students who have Not Scheduled Classes -- January 5

Intent to Graduate (Activation Period) -- January 2-January 23

Leave of Absence Deadline -- January 6

Classes Begin -- January 9

Regular Drop Deadline - January 14

Regular Add Deadline -- January 15 (8 AM)

Late Drop Begins -- January 15

Martin Luther King Day (No Classes) -- January 16

Spring Break (No Classes) -- March 5-11

Advising Meetings (All Students) -- TBA

Late Drop Deadline (except part-semester courses**) -- April 7

Classes End -- April 28

Withdrawal Deadline -- April 28

Final Exam Period -- May 1-5

Commencement -- May 6

 


* This calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for affected students.

**To calculate part-semester course deadlines, log into Student application in eLion, click on Schedule, then select Late Course Drop.