Academic Calendar 2017 – 2018

FALL TERM 2017
Aug. 21-22 (Mon-Tues) Fall Semester Advisement/Testing/Registration
Aug. 23 (Wed) COLLEGE CONFERENCE/Division Meetings
Aug. 24 (Thurs) FACULTY CONFERENCE
Aug. 24-26 (Thu-Sat)* Freshman Orientation (Day/Evening Students)
Aug. 25 (Fri) Accelerated BSN (ABSN) Fall Trimester begins
OT, PT, and Undergraduate Weekend Fall Trimesters begin
Aug. 26 (Sat) Freshman Convocation (Day/Evening Students)
Graduate Education Quarter I/V begins
Aug. 28 (Mon) Fall Semester begins
Aug. 28-31 (Mon-Thu) Late Registration & Drop/Add for Fall Semester
Sept. 4 (Mon) Labor Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Sept. 5 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session I begins
Sept. 9 (Sat) Weekend ABSN Fall Trimester begins
Oct. 31 (Tues) Dominican College Online/ RN-to-BSN/MBA Session II begins
Nov. 4 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter II/VI begins
Nov. 6 (Mon) Last day for withdrawal from Fall Semester classes
Nov. 7 (Tues) Election Day— – CLASSES SUSPENDED
Nov. 13 (Mon.) HONORS CONVOCATION
Nov. 17 (Fri) Last day for January graduates to file a “Candidate for Degree” form
Nov. 22-Nov. 26 (Wed-Sun) Thanksgiving Recess— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Dec. 11-15 (Mon-Fri) Final examination week, Fall semester
WINTERSESSION 2018
Jan. 2 – Jan. 12 (Tues-Fri) Wintersession Classes
SPRING TERM 2018
Jan. 2 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session III begins
Jan. 3 (Wed) Accelerated BSN (ABSN) Spring Trimester begins
Jan. 5 (Fri) OT, PT and Undergraduate Weekend Spring Trimesters begin
Jan. 6 (Sat) Weekend ABSN Spring Trimester Begins
Jan. 10 (Wed) Spring Semester Registration
Jan. 11 (Thurs) COLLEGE CONFERENCE
Jan. 15 (Mon) Martin Luther King Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Jan. 16 (Tues) Residence Halls Open for Returning Students
Jan. 17 (Wed) Spring Semester begins
Jan. 17, 18, 22, 23 Late Registration & Drop/Add for Spring Semester
(Wed-Thurs, Mon-Tues)
Jan. 20 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter III/VII begins
Jan. 26 (Fri) Last day for May /August graduates to file a “Candidate for Degree” form
Feb. 26-Mar. 2 (Mon-Fri) SPRING BREAK— – UNDERGRADUATE CLASSES SUSPENDED
Feb. 27 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session IV begins
Mar. 28 (Wed) Classes follow Monday schedule
Mar. 29- Apr. 2 (Thurs-Mon) RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS – —CLASSES SUSPENDED/COLLEGE CLOSED
Apr. 5 (Thurs) Last day for withdrawal from Spring Semester classes
May 7-11 (Mon-Fri) Final examination week, Spring Semester
May 14-18 (Mon-Fri) Pre-Commencement Activities
May 16 (Wed) SERVICE RECOGNITION CEREMONY
May 19 (Sat) GRADUATION MASS and BACCALAUREATE AWARDS CEREMONY
May 20 (Sun) COMMENCEMENT
SUMMER TERM 2018
Apr. 7 (Sat) Graduate Education Quarter IV begins
May 1 (Tues) Dominican College Online/RN-to-BSN/MBA Session V begins
May 11 (Fri) OT, PT (Years 2, 3, and 4) and Undergraduate Weekend Summer Trimesters begin
May 5 (Sat) Weekend ABSN Summer Trimester begins
May 28 (Mon) Memorial Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
May 29 (Tues) ABSN Academic Year Begins
May 30-June 14 (Wed-Thur) Day/Evening Summer Session I
June 1 (Fri) PT (Year 1) Summer Trimester begins
June 18-July 24 (Mon-Thur) Day/Evening Summer Session II
June 26 (Tues) Dominican College Online/ RN-to-BSN/MBA Session VI begins
July 4 (Wed) Independence Day— – COLLEGE CLOSED
Alternative Undergraduate Delivery Systems and Graduate Programs, 2017-2018
ACCELERATED B.S.N.:
Summer Trimester I: May 30 – August 18, 2017
Fall Trimester II: August 25 – December 21, 2017
Spring Trimester III: January 3 – April 17, 2018
WEEKEND ACCELERATED B.S.N.:
Fall 2017 Trimester Spring 2018 Trimester Summer 2018 Trimester
Sept. 9, 10 Jan. 6, 7 May. 5, 6
Sept. 16, 17 Jan. 20, 21 May. 12, 13
Sept. 23, 24 Jan. 27, 28 May. 19, 20
Sept. 30, Oct. 1 Feb. 3, 4 June. 2, 3
Oct. 14, 15 Feb. 10, 11 June. 9, 10
Oct. 21, 22 Feb. 24, 25 June. 16, 17
Oct. 28, 29 Mar. 3, 4 June. 23, 24
Nov. 4, 5 Mar. 10, 11 July. 7, 8
Nov. 11, 12 Mar. 17, 18 July. 14, 15
Nov. 18, 19 Mar. 24, 25 July. 21, 22
Dec. 2, 3 Apr. 7, 8 July. 28, 29
Dec. 9, 10 Apr. 14, 15 Aug. 4, 5
Dec. 16, 17 Apr. 21, 22 Aug. 11, 12
(Emergency Alternative) (Emergency Alternative) (Emergency Alternative)
UNDERGRADUATE WEEKEND COURSES:
Fall 2017 Trimester Spring 2018 Trimester Summer 2018 Trimester
Aug. 25, 26, 27 Jan. 5, 6, 7 May 11, 12, 13
Sept. 29, 30, Oct. 1 Jan. 26, 27, 28 Jun. 1, 2, 3
Oct. 13, 14, 15 Feb. 9, 10, 11 Jun. 15, 16, 17
Nov. 3, 4, 5 Mar. 2, 3, 4 July 6, 7, 8
Nov. 17, 18, 19 Mar. 16, 17, 18 July 20, 21, 22
Dec. 8, 9, 10 Apr. 6, 7, 8 Aug. 10, 11, 12
Dec. 15, 16, 17 (Alternative Weekend) Apr. 13, 14, 15 (Alternative Weekend) Aug. 17, 18, 19 (Alternative Weekend)
DOMINICAN COLLEGE ONLINE/RN-to-BSN:
Session I Session II Session III
Sept. 6 – Oct. 26, 2017 Oct. 31 – Dec. 20, 2017 Jan. 3 – Feb. 21, 2017
Session IV Session V Session VI
Feb. 28 – Apr. 25, 2018 May 2 – Jun. 20, 2018 N/A
DOMINICAN COLLEGE ONLINE/MBA:
Session I Session II Session III
Sept. 5 – Oct. 26, 2017 Oct. 31 – Dec. 21, 2017 Jan. 2 – Feb. 22, 2018
Session IV Session V Session VI
Feb. 27 – Apr. 26, 2018 May 1 – Jun. 21, 2018 Jun. 26 – Aug. 16, 2018
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY:
Fall 2017 Trimester Spring 2018 Trimester Summer 2018 Trimester
Aug. 25, 26, 27 Jan. 5, 6, 7 May 11, 12, 13
Sept. 29, 30, Oct. 1 Jan. 26, 27, 28 Jun. 1, 2, 3
Oct. 13, 14, 15 Feb. 9, 10, 11 Jun. 15, 16, 17
Nov. 3, 4, 5 Mar. 2, 3, 4 July 6, 7, 8
Nov. 17, 18, 19 Mar. 16, 17, 18 July 20, 21, 22
Dec. 8, 9, 10 Apr. 6, 7, 8 Aug. 10, 11, 12
Dec. 15, 16, 17 (Alternative Weekend) Apr. 13, 14, 15 (Alternative Weekend) Aug. 17, 18, 19 (Alternative Weekend)
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Weekend Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018
Years 2, 3, 4 Year 1
I Aug. 25, 26, 27 Jan. 5, 6, 7 May 11, 12, 13 Jun. 1, 2, 3
II Sept. 8, 9, 10 Jan. 19, 20, 21 Jun. 1, 2, 3 Jun. 8, 9, 10
III Sept. 22, 23, 24 Feb. 2, 3, 4 Jun. 8, 9, 10 Jun. 22, 23, 24
IV Oct. 6, 7, 8 Feb. 16, 17, 18 Jun. 22, 23, 24 Jul. 6, 7, 8
V Oct. 20, 21, 22 Mar. 2, 3, 4 Jul. 6, 7, 8 Jul. 13, 14, 15
VI Nov. 3, 4, 5 Mar. 16, 17, 18 Jul. 13, 14, 15 Jul. 27, 28, 29
VII Nov. 17, 18, 19 Mar. 23, 24, 25 Jul. 27, 28, 29 Aug. 3, 4, 5
VIII Dec. 1, 2, 3 Apr. 6, 7, 8 Aug. 3, 4, 5 Aug. 10, 11, 12
Alternate Days Dec. 8, 9, 10 Apr. 14, 15, 16 Aug. 6, 7 (Monday, Tuesday) Aug. 13, 14 (Monday, Tuesday)
GRADUATE TEACHER EDUCATION:
Quarter I, V Quarter II, VI Quarter III, VII Quarter IV
Aug. 26, 27 Nov. 4, 5 Jan. 20, 21 Apr. 7, 8
Sept. 9, 10 Nov. 18, 19 Feb. 3, 4 Apr. 21, 22
Sept. 23, 24 Dec. 2, 3 Feb. 17, 18 May. 5, 6
Oct. 7, 8 Dec. 16, 17 Mar. 3, 4 Jun. 2, 3
Oct. 21, 22 Jan. 6, 7 Mar. 17, 18 Jun. 16, 17
Oct. 28, 29 (Alternative Days) Jan. 13, 14 (Alternative Days) Mar. 24, 25 (Alternative Days) Jun. 23, 24 (Alternative Days)