Goodwin College Calendar

September 2016—September 2017

Fall Semester 2016
Saturday, August 27 New Student Orientation
Monday, August 29 Community Day - Faculty returns to campus
Monday, September 5 Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty
Monday, September 5 Labor Day. College is closed
Tuesday, September 6 Fall semester begins, ESL days and evenings begins
Monday, September 12 Last day to ADD a first module course
Monday, September 19 Last day to add a 15-week course for approved courses only
Monday, September 19 Last day to WITHDRAW from a course without academic penalty,
but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Tuesday, September 20 Census Day (first module and 15-week courses)
Monday, October 10 Columbus Day. No classes - College is open
Wednesday, October 12 Last day to WITHDRAW from first module course with financial penalty
(See Refund Policy)
Tuesday, October 25 First module ends, ESL days ends
Wednesday, October 26 Second module begins, ESL days begins
Tuesday, November 1 Last day to ADD a second module course
Tuesday, November 8 Last day to WITHDRAW from second module course with financial penalty
Wednesday, November 9 Census Day (second module courses)
Friday, November 11 Veteran’s Day (observed). No classes. College is open.
Thurs-Friday, November 24-25 College is closed.
Sat-Sun, November 26-27 Thanksgiving holiday weekend. No classes. College is open
Sunday, December 4 Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or a second module course
with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Sunday, December 18 Fall semester ends, ESL days and evenings end
Monday, December 26 Christmas Day Observed. College is closed
Winter Break
December 19, 2016-January 8, 2017 Winter break for students
Spring Semester 2017
Monday, January 2 New Year's Day observed - College is closed
Tuesday, January 3 Faculty returns to campus - Community Day
Saturday, January 7 New Student Orientation
Sunday, January 8 Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty
Monday, January 9 Spring semester begins, ESL days and evenings begins
Sunday, January 15 Last day to ADD a first module course
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day. College is closed
Sunday, January 22 Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only
Last day to WITHDRAW from a course without academic penalty,
but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Monday, January 23 Census Day (first module and 15-week courses)
Wednesday, February 15 Last day to WITHDRAW from first module course with financial penalty
(See Refund Policy)
Monday, February 20 Presidents’ Day. No classes - College is open
Tuesday, February 28 First module ends, ESL days ends
Wednesday, March 1 Second module begins, ESL days begins
Tuesday, March 7 Last day to ADD a second module course
Tuesday, March 14 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with
financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Wednesday, March 15 Census Day (second module courses)
Sunday, April 9 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course or a 15-week
course with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Fri-Sat, April 14-15 Good Friday and Easter weekend. No classes - College is open
Sunday, April 16 College is closed
Sunday, April 23 Spring semester ends, ESL days and evenings ends
Spring Break
April 24 - May 7 Spring break for students
Summer Semester 2017
Monday, May 1 Faculty returns to campus/Community Day
Saturday, May 6 New student orientation
Sunday, May 7 Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty
Monday, May 8 Summer semester begins. ESL days and evenings begins
Sunday, May 14 Last day to ADD a first module course
Sunday, May 21 Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only
Last day to WITHDRAW from a course without academic penalty,
but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Monday, May 22 Census Day (first module and 15-week courses)
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day. No classes - College is closed
Wednesday, June 14 Last day to WITHDRAW from first module course with financial penalty
(See Refund Policy)
Tuesday, June 27 First module ends, ESL days ends
Wednesday, June 28 Second module begins, ESL days begins
Tuesday, July 4 Independence Day weekend. No classes - College is closed
Wednesday, July 5 Last day to ADD a second module course
Tuesday, July 11 Last day to WITHDRAW with financial penalty from a second module
course (See Refund Policy)
Wednesday, July 12 Census Day (second module courses)
Sunday, August 6 Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module or 15-week course
with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)
Sunday, August 20 Summer semester ends, ESL days and evenings end
Summer Break
August 21-September 4 Summer break for students

This calendar and catalog are current as of the date of July 1, 2016. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to our web site: www.goodwin.edu/2016_2017_catalog