2019 Academic Calendar for St. Bonaventure University in zambia

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ST. BONAVENTURE UNIVERSITY
2018-19 UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC CALENDAR AND DUE DATES
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SUMMER SESSION I 2018 (Undergraduate courses, online and face-to-face, May 14 – June 14)

Day Time Periods
08:00 AM – 10:00 AM
10:10 AM – 12:10 PM
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM
02:40 PM – 04:40 PM (Night courses vary individually)
MAY
2018 14 Mon.———- Classes begin for Summer Session I courses
18 Fri.———— Last day to drop a course with no penalty – Summer Session I courses
25 Fri..———– Final day to submit thesis outline to Graduate Dean for December
2018 graduation
28 Mon.———- Memorial Day. No classes. Administrative offices closed.

JUNE 1-3 Fri-Sun.—— Alumni Reunion Weekend
2018 5 Tues.———- Last day to withdraw from a Summer Session I class with a W grade
8/9 Fri-Sat——– Board of Trustees Meeting (campus)
16 Fri.———— Final day for presentation of completed thesis to major advisor for August
2018 graduation.
19 Tues.———- Final grades due for undergraduate Summer Session I courses
SUMMER SESSION II 2018 (Undergraduate courses, online and face-to-face, June 25 – July 26)

Day Time Periods
08:00 AM – 10:00 AM
10:10 AM – 12:10 PM
12:30 PM – 02:30 PM
02:40 PM – 04:40 PM (Night courses vary individually)
25 Mon.——— Classes begin
29 Fri.———– Last day to drop a course with no penalty
JULY 4 Wed. Independence Day observed. No classes. Administrative offices closed.
2018 5 Thurs.——- Grades due for undergraduate Summer Session I courses
6 Fri.———– Last day for completed thesis to be filed with Graduate Dean for August
2018 graduation
12 Thurs.———– Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
16 Mon.——- Last day to add/drop for weekend classes with no penalty
26 Thurs.——— Classes end
31 Tues.——— Grades due

Fall 2018
AUGUST 22 Wed.———- Fall Convocation
2018 23-26 Thur.-Sun.— Welcome Days
24 Fri.————- Earliest date for Buffalo Center classes begin
27 Mon.———– Classes begin (undergraduate and full-semester graduate)
SEPTEMBER 1 Sat.———– Deadline for all applications for sabbaticals, tenure and promotion to be
2018 submitted to Dept. Chairs
3 Mon.———– Final day for any schedule changes with no academic penalties and for late
registration (undergraduate and full-semester graduate)
7-8 Fri./Sat.—— Board of Trustees Meeting (campus)
11 Tues.———– Department Chairs submit final Winter & Spring 2019 schedules to Registrar.
17 Mon.———— Final day for students to sign up for P/F option (undergraduate and graduate).
17 Mon.———– Faculty requests to dean for omission of undergraduate final examination
and Special Final Exam times.
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2018-19 UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC CALENDAR AND DUE DATES
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18 Tues.———– Deans submit final Winter & Spring 2019 schedules to Registrar. Textbook orders
for Spring 2019 due to the bookstore.
21 Fri.————- Honors project proposals due to Honors Director
21-23 Fri-Sun.—— Family Weekend
24 Mon.———- Deans submit requests for final exam omissions and Special Final Exam
times to Registrar
28 Fri.———- Francis Week begins
28 Fri. ———- Deadline for sabbaticals, tenure and promotion applications with Chair letters
to be submitted to Deans
OCTOBER 3 Wed. ———— Final day for undergraduate & graduate students to apply for December 2018 degree
2018 4 Thurs.———— St. Francis Feast Day
5 Fri.———— Final day for graduate student registration for the Foreign Language
Examination
6-9 Sat-Tues. —- Midterm Break
8 Mon.———- University offices closed
10 Wed.———– Classes Resume
12 Fri. ——— Deans’ recommendations on sabbaticals, promotion and tenure are to be submitted
to the Provost
15 Mon.———- Undergraduate midterm grades due by 10 AM in Records Office
19 Fri.———— Foreign Language Examination (graduate students)
23 Tues.———- Final day to present completed graduate thesis to program director
for December degree candidates
23 Tues.———- Final day to register for graduate Comprehensive Examination
NOVEMBER 1 Thur.———- Last day to withdraw from a full-semester class with a W grade
2018 2 Fri.———– Registration begins for Winter/Spring 2019
9 Fri.———— Final day to submit graduate thesis outline & title for May 2019 graduation
9 Fri. ———- Provost’s recommendations for sabbaticals, tenure and promotion are to be submitted
to the Faculty Recommendations Committee
13 Tues.———- Final day for completed and corrected graduate thesis to be filed with the graduate
dean for December graduation
16 Fri.———— Last day to finish I grades from the Spring and Summer 2018 sessions
(undergraduate and graduate)
21-25 Wed.-Sun.— Thanksgiving Recess. No classes. University offices closed.
26 Mon.———– Classes Resume
DECEMBER Thurs.-Sat.– Board of Trustees Meeting (TBD)
2018 7 Fri.———— Last day of classes
8 Sat.———– Reading Day
9 Sun.———– Non-Examination Day
10-14 Mon-Fri.—– Graduate Final Examinations.
10 Mon.——— Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
OPEN 8:00 AM-10:30AM
MWF 1:30 PM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
MWF 12:30 PM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
11 Tues.——— Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
MWF 10:30 AM 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
MWF 8:30 AM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
TTH 1:00 PM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
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12 Wed.——— Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
MWF 9:30 AM 8:00 AM
OPEN 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
TTH 2:30 PM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
13 Thur.——— Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
MWF 3:30 PM 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
MWF 11:30 AM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
TTH 10:00 AM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
14 Fri.———– Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
TTH 8:30 AM 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
MWF 2:30 PM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
14 Fri.———– Christmas recess begins after last examination
15 Sat.———– DECEMBER RECOGNITION CEREMONY
17 Mon.——— Final grades due by 10 AM in the Records Office
19 Mon.——— Winter term classes begin
24-Jan. 1 Mon.-Tues. University offices closed
Due Dates for online, 5-week and 7-week graduate classes and 5-week undergraduate classes
Class Format and Length/Activity Classes
begin
Last day to
drop or add a
course
Last date to
withdraw
Session
End Date
Special considerations
5-week Main Campus, Mon – Thurs
meeting, Session I 8/27 9/3 9/17 9/27
5-week Main Campus, Mon – Thurs
meeting, Session II 10/1 10/8 10/22 11/8 No class meetings 10/8 – 10/9
5-week Main Campus, Mon – Thurs
meeting, Session III 11/12 11/19 12/3 12/13 No class meetings 11/21 – 11/25
5-week face-to-face course, Friday and
Saturday meetings, Session I 8/24 8/31 9/8 9/22
5-week face-to-face course, Friday and
Saturday meetings, Session II 9/28 10/5 10/20 11/3 No class meetings 10/5 – 10/6
5-week face-to-face course, Friday and
Saturday meetings, Session III 11/9 11/16 12/1 12/15
7-week online courses, Session I 8/27 9/3 9/27 10/14
7-week online courses, Session II 10/22 10/29 11/22 12/9
7-week face-to-face or hybrid courses,
Session I 8/24 9/3 10/1 10/19
No class meetings 10/6 – 10/9;
please consult class schedule for
exact meeting dates
7-week face-to-face or hybrid courses,
Session II 10/22 10/29 11/16 12/15
No class meetings 11/21 – 11/25;
please consult class schedule for
exact meeting dates
Final grades for 5-week Session III courses and 7-week Session II classes must be submitted by Monday, December 17
th at 10 am. Final
grades for all other classes must be submitted within 7 days of the session end date.
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2018-19 UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC CALENDAR AND DUE DATES
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JANUARY 18 Fri.———– Earliest date for Buffalo Center classes begin
2019 18 Fri.———– Winter term classes end
21 Mon. ———- Final day for undergraduate and graduate students to apply for August 2019 and
December 2019 degree
22 Tues.——— Classes begin (undergraduate and full-semester graduate)
22 Tues.——— Faculty Recommendations Committee’s preliminary letters on sabbaticals, tenure,
sabbaticals, and promotion
22 Tues.——— Department Chairs submit to the Dean their Summer and Fall 2019 schedule
28 Mon.——— Final day for any schedule changes with no penalties and for late registration
(undergraduate and full- semester graduate)
29 Tues.———- Deans submit Summer and Fall 2019 scheduled to the Registrar
Textbook orders for Summer and Fall 2019 due to the bookstore
31 Thurs.——— Any applicant for sabbaticals, tenure and promotion, or Department Chair,
Dean or Academic Vice President, who would like to schedule a hearing with the
Recommendation’s Committee (in accordance with the Committee’s by laws)
must submit a written request for a hearing by this date
FEBRUARY 1 Fri.——— Faculty self-evaluations due to Dept. Chairs.
2019 8 Fri.———– All individual hearings on sabbaticals, tenure and promotion decisions completed.
8 Fri. ——— Final day for students to sign up for P/F option (undergraduate and graduate)
12 Tues.——— Final day for graduate students to submit thesis outline and title to Graduate Dean
for August 2019 graduation
15 Fri.———- Deadline for Faculty Recommendations Committee to send all sabbaticals, tenure,
and promotion applications, with the Committee’s recommendations, to the President
28 Thurs.——— Last day for the Faculty Recommendations Committee to meet with the President
and Provost to discuss applications for sabbaticals, tenure and promotion

MARCH 1 Fri.———- Department Chairs submit faculty evaluations to Deans
2019 1 Fri.———– Faculty requests to appropriate Dean for omission of undergraduate final
examinations and Special Exam Times.
2-10 Sat.-Sun.—– Spring Break for undergraduate students and full-semester graduate courses
Residence halls close Sat., March 2, 10:00 AM & re-open on Sun., March 10, 1:00 PM
11 Fri. ———— Deans submit requests for omission of undergraduate final examinations and Special
Exam Times to the Registrar
11 Mon.————- President communicates to applicants decisions on sabbaticals, tenure and promotion
requests.
11 Mon.———- Final day to register for Graduate Comprehensive Examination with program director
13 Wed.———- Midterm grades for undergraduate students due by 10AM in the Records Office
15 Fri.———- Final day for graduate students registration for Foreign Language Examination
15 Fri.———– Final day for presentation of completed graduate thesis to major advisor to
complete requirements for May 2019 graduation
22-23 Fri./Sat.—– Board of Trustees Meeting (campus)
29 Fri.———– Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2019
APRIL 2 Tues.———– Last day to withdraw from a class with a W grade (undergraduate and full-semester
2019 graduate courses)
3 Wed. ———– Last day for completed thesis to be filed with the Graduate Dean for May 2019
graduation
3 Wed.———– Final date for graduate students to take Foreign Language Examination
15 Mon.———- Faculty evaluations due to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
16 Tues.———– Last day to finish I grades given in the Fall 2018 semester
18-22 Thur. – Mon. Easter Break
23 Tues.———– Classes Resume
23 Tues.———– MONDAY classes will be held (undergraduate & full-semester graduate courses)
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MAY 8 Wed.———- Friday classes will be held
2019 9 Thurs.———– Last day of classes.
10 Fri. ———– Reading Day for undergraduate courses only
11 Sat.————- Undergraduate Final Examinations
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
TTH 2:30 PM 8:00 AM-10:30AM
MWF 11:30 AM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
TTH 8:30 AM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
12 Sun.———– Non-Examination Day.
13 Mon.———— Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
MWF 12:30 PM 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
MWF 9:30 AM 10:35 AM-1:0 5 PM
MWF 2:30 PM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
14 Tues.———- Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
OPEN 8:00 AM-10:30AM
MWF 8:30 AM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
TTH 10:00 AM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
15 Wed.———- Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
MWF 10:30 AM 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
OPEN 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
MWF 1:30 PM 1:10 PM-3:40 PM
OPEN 3:45 PM-6:15 PM
16 Thurs.———- Undergraduate Final Examinations.
Class Meeting Hour Exam Time
MWF 3:30PM 8:00 AM-10:30 AM
TTH 1:00 PM 10:35 AM-1:05 PM
16-17 Thurs.-Fri/.—- Senior Days (Thurs. night after last exam).
17 Fri. ——— Final grades for degree candidates and commencement participants due by 10AM
in the Records Office.
18 Sat.———– Honors Ceremony 11:30AM
18 Sat.———– Baccalaureate Mass 4:30PM
19 Sun.———- Commencement 10:30AM
20 Mon.——— All final grades due by 10AM in the Records Office
Due Dates for online, 5-week and 7-week graduate classes and 5-week undergraduate classes
Class Format and Length/Activity Classes
begin
Last day to
drop or add a
class
Last date
to
withdraw
Session
End
Date
Notes
5-week Main Campus, Mon – Thurs
meeting, Session I 1/21 1/28 2/11 2/21
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5-week Main Campus, Mon – Thurs
meeting, Session II 2/25 3/4 3/11 4/4 No class meetings 3/4 – 3/8
5-week Main Campus, Mon – Thurs
meeting, Session III 4/8 4/15 4/29 5/16 No class meetings 4/18 and 4/22
5-week face-to-face course, Friday and
Saturday meetings, Session I 1/18 1/25 2/2 2/16
5-week face-to-face course, Friday and
Saturday meetings, Session II 2/22 3/1 3/9 3/30 No class meetings on 3/8 and 3/9
5-week face-to-face course, Friday and
Saturday meetings, Session III 4/5 4/12 4/20 5/11 No class meetings on 4/19 and 4/20
7-week courses, all formats Session I 1/21 1/28 20/20 3/10 For face-to-face and hybrid classes consult
class schedule for exact meeting dates.
7-week courses, all formats, Session II 3/18 3/25 4/7 5/5 For face-to-face and hybrid classes consult
class schedule for exact meeting dates
Final grades for degree candidates and commencement participants must be submitted by 10am on Friday, May 17
th
. All other final grades for 5-
week Session III classes and 7-week Session II classes must be submitted within 7 days of the session end date.

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