Academic Calendar 2019 – 2020

 

FALL TERM 2019
Aug. 19-20 (Mon-Tues) Fall Semester Advisement/Testing/Registration
Aug. 21 (Wed) COLLEGE CONFERENCE/Division Meetings
Aug. 22 (Thurs) FACULTY CONFERENCE
Aug. 23-24 (Thu-Sat) Freshman Orientation (Day/Evening Students)
Aug. 24 (Fri) Freshman Convocation (Day/Evening Students)
Aug. 24 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter I/V begins
Aug. 26 (Mon) Fall Semester begins/Graduate Nursing Fall Semester begins
Accelerated BSN (ABSN) Fall Trimester begins
Aug. 26-29 (Mon-Thu) Late Registration & Drop/Add for Fall Semester
Aug. 27 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session I/MSIM/MSOCL begins
Sept. 2 (Mon) Labor Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Sept. 6 (Fri) OT, PT, and Undergraduate Weekend Fall Trimesters begin
Sept. 7 (Sat) Weekend ABSN (WABSN) Fall Trimester begins
Oct. 22 (Tues) Dominican College Online/ RN-to-BSN/MBA Session II/MSIM/MSOCL begins
Nov. 2 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter II/VI begins
Nov. 4 (Mon) Last day for withdrawal from Fall Semester classes
Nov. 5 (Tues) Election Day— – CLASSES SUSPENDED
Nov. 15 (Fri) Last day for January graduates to file a “Candidate for Degree” form
Nov. 18 (Mon.) HONORS CONVOCATION
Nov. 27-Dec 1 (Wed-Sun) Thanksgiving Recess— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Dec. 9-13 (Mon-Fri) Final examination week, Fall semester
Dec. 21-Jan 1 (Sat-Wed) COLLEGE CLOSED
WINTERSESSION 2020
Jan. 2-Jan. 14 (Wed – Mon) Winter Session Classes
SPRING TERM 2020
Jan. 2 (Thur) Accelerated BSN (ABSN) Spring Trimester begins
Jan. 3 (Fri) OT, PT and Undergraduate Weekend Spring Trimesters begin
Jan. 4 (Sat) Weekend ABSN (WABSN) Spring Trimester Begins
Jan. 7 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session III/MSIM/MSOCL begins
Jan. 8 (Wed) Spring Semester Registration
Jan. 13 (Mon) COLLEGE CONFERENCE
Jan. 14 (Tues) Residence Halls Open for Returning Students
Jan. 15 (Wed) Spring Semester begins/Graduate Nursing Spring Semester begins
Jan. 15, 16, 21, 22 Late Registration & Drop/Add for Spring Semester
(Wed-Thur, Tues-Wed)
Jan. 18 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter III/VII begins
Jan 20 (Mon) Martin Luther King Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Jan. 24 (Fri) Last day for May /August graduates to file a “Candidate for Degree” form
Mar. 3 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session IV/MSIM/MSOCL begins
Mar. 9-Mar. 13 (Mon-Fri) SPRING BREAK— – UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES SUSPENDED
Apr. 1 (Wed) Last day for withdrawal from Spring Semester classes
Apr. 8 (Wed) Classes follow Monday schedule
Apr. 9-Apr. 12 (Thurs-Sun) RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS – —CLASSES SUSPENDED/COLLEGE CLOSED
May 4-8 (Mon-Fri) Final examination week, Spring Semester
COMMENCEMENT WEEK 2020
May 11-15 (Mon-Fri) Pre-Commencement Activities
May 13 (Wed) Service Recognition Ceremony
May 14 (Thur) Graduate Program Hooding Ceremonies
May 16 (Sat) Graduation Mass and Baccalaureate Awards Ceremony
May 17 (Sun) Commencement
SUMMER TERM 2020
Mar. 28 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter IV begins
May 1 (Fri) OT, PT and Undergraduate Weekend Summer Trimesters begin
May 5 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session V/MSIM/MSOCL begins
May 9 (Sat) Weekend ABSN (WABSN) Summer Trimester begins
May 25 (Mon) Memorial Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
May 27 (Wed) ABSN Academic Year Begins
Graduate Nursing Programs Summer Semester begins
May 27-June 11 (Wed-Thur) Day/Evening Summer Session I
June 15-July 16 (Mon-Tues) Day/Evening Summer Session II
June 30 (Tues) Dominican College Online and MBA Session VI/MSIM/MSOCL begins
July 3-July 5 (Fri-Sun) Independence Day Weekend— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Alternative Undergraduate Delivery Systems and Graduate Programs, 2019-2020
ACCELERATED B.S.N.:
Summer Trimester I: May 28 – August 16, 2019
Fall Trimester II: August 26 – December 20, 2019
Spring Trimester III: January 2 – April 24, 2020
WEEKEND ACCELERATED B.S.N.:
Fall 2019 Trimester Spring 2020 Trimester Summer 2020 Trimester
Sept. 7, 8 Jan. 4, 5 May 9, 10
Sept. 14, 15 Jan. 11, 12 May 16, 17
Sept. 21, 22 Jan. 25, 26 May 30, 31
Sept. 28, 29 Feb. 1, 2 June 6, 7
Oct. 5, 6 Feb. 8, 9 June 13, 14
Oct. 19,  20 Feb. 22, 23 June 20, 21
Oct. 26, 27 Feb. 29, Mar. 1 June 27, 28
Nov. 2, 3 Mar. 7, 8 July 11, 12
Nov. 9, 10 Mar. 14, 15 July 18, 19
Nov. 16, 17 Mar. 21, 22 July 25, 26
Nov. 23, 24 Mar. 28, 29 Aug. 1, 2
Dec. 7, 8 Apr. 4, 5 Aug. 8, 9
Dec. 14, 15 Apr. 18, 19 Aug. 15, 16
(Emergency Alternative) (Emergency Alternative) (Emergency Alternative)
UNDERGRADUATE WEEKEND COURSES:
Fall 2019 Trimester Spring 2020 Trimester Summer 2020 Trimester
Sept. 6, 7, 8 Jan. 3, 4, 5 May 1, 2, 3
Sept. 27, 28, 29 Jan. 17, 18, 19 May 15, 16, 17
Oct. 11, 12, 13 Feb. 7, 8, 9 Jun. 5, 6, 7
Nov. 1, 2, 3 Feb. 21, 22, 23 Jun. 26, 27, 28
Nov. 15, 16, 17 Mar. 13, 14, 15 July 10, 11, 12
Dec. 6, 7, 8 Apr. 3, 4, 5 July 31, August 1, 2
Dec. 13, 14, 15 (Alternative Weekend) Apr. 17, 18, 19 (Alternative Weekend) Aug. 7, 8, 9 (Alternative Weekend)
DOMINICAN COLLEGE RN-to-BSN:
Session I Session II Session III
Aug. 27 – Oct. 17, 2019 Oct. 22 – Dec. 12, 2019 Jan. 7 – Feb. 27, 2020
Session IV Session V Session VI
Mar. 3 – Apr. 23, 2020 May 5 – Jun. 25, 2020 N/A
DOMINICAN COLLEGE ONLINE/MBA/MSIM/MSOCL:
Session I Session II Session III
Aug. 27 – Oct. 17, 2019 Oct. 22 – Dec. 12, 2019 Jan. 7 – Feb. 27, 2020
Session IV Session V Session VI
Mar. 3 – Apr. 23, 2020 May 5 – Jun. 25, 2020 Jun. 30 – Aug. 20, 2020
GRADUATE NURSING:
Fall 2019 Trimester Spring 2020 Trimester Summer 2020 Trimester
Aug. 26, (Mon.) Semester Begins Jan. 15, (Wed.) Semester Begins May 26, (Tues.) Semester Begins
Dec. 9 – 13  Finals Week May 4 -8    Finals Week July 30 (Thur.) Semester Ends
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY:
Fall 2019 Trimester Spring 2020 Trimester Summer 2020 Trimester
Sept. 6, 7, 8 Jan. 3, 4, 5 May 1, 2, 3
Sept. 27, 28, 29 Jan. 17, 18, 19 May 15, 16, 17
Oct. 11, 12, 13 Feb. 7, 8, 9 Jun. 5, 6, 7
Nov. 1, 2, 3 Feb. 21, 22, 23 Jun. 26, 27, 28
Nov. 15, 16, 17 Mar. 13, 14, 15 July 10, 11, 12
Dec. 6, 7, 8 Apr. 3, 4, 5 July 31, August 1, 2
Dec. 13, 14, 15 (Alternative Weekend) Apr. 17, 18, 19 (Alternative Weekend) Aug. 7, 8, 9 (Alternative Weekend)
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Weekend Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020
Years 2, 3, 4 Year 1
I Sept. 6, 7, 8 Jan. 3, 4, 5 May 1, 2, 3 May 1, 2, 3
2 Sept. 20, 21, 22 Jan. 17, 18, 19 May 15, 16, 17
3 Oct. 4, 5, 6 Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2 May 29, 30, 31 May 29, 30, 31
4 Oct. 18, 19, 20 Feb. 7, 8, 9 Jun. 12, 13, 14 Jun. 12, 13, 14
5 Nov. 1, 2, 3 Feb. 21, 22, 23 Jun. 26, 27, 28 Jun. 26, 27, 28
6 Nov. 15, 16, 17 Mar. 6, 7, 8 Jul. 10, 11, 12 Jul. 10, 11, 12
7 Nov. 22, 23, 24 Mar. 20, 21, 22 Jul. 24, 25, 26 Jul. 24, 25, 26
8 Dec. 6, 7, 8 Apr. 3, 4, 5 Aug. 7, 8, 9 Aug. 7, 8, 9
Alternate Days Dec. 13, 14, 15 Apr. 17, 18, 19 Aug. 14, 15, 16 Aug. 14, 15, 16
GRADUATE TEACHER EDUCATION:
Quarter I, V Quarter II, VI Quarter III, VII Quarter IV
Aug. 24, 25 Nov. 2, 3 Jan. 18, 19 Mar. 28, 29
Sept. 7, 8 Nov. 16, 17 Feb.1, 2 Apr.18, 19
Sept. 21, 22 Nov. 30, Dec. 1 Feb. 15, 16 May. 2, 3
Oct. 5, 6 Dec. 14, 15 Feb. 29, Mar. 1 May 30, 31
Oct. 19, 20 Jan. 4, 5 Mar. 14, 15 Jun. 13, 14
Oct. 26, 27 (Alternative Days) Jan. 11, 12 (Alternative Days) Mar. 21, 22 (Alternative Days) Jun. 20, 21 (Alternative Days)