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2022 – 2023 (Current Year)

2023 – 2024 (Next Year)


2022 – 2023

August, 2022

  • Tue – Sun
    16-21
    New & Transfer Student Orientation
  • Sun
    21
    Returning Student Check-In and Residence Halls Open (1:00-5:00PM)
  • Mon
    22
    Courses Begin Semester I/Term 1
  • Mon
    22
    First Day Classes and Work (abbreviated) with special programming
  • Sun
    28
    Add/Drop Deadline – Semester I/Term 1

September, 2022

  • Mon
    5
    Labor Day Holiday – College Closed
  • Fri – Sat
    16-17
    Family Weekend
  • Fri
    16
    Withdrawal Deadline – Term 1
  • Fri – Sun
    30-2
    Homecoming (begins)

October, 2022

  • Fri – Sun
    30-2
    Homecoming (continues)
  • Fri
    7
    Last Day of Term 1
  • Fri
    7
    Last day of Work for Term 1
  • Sat – Sun
    8-16
    Fall Break
  • Mon
    17
    Semester I Courses Resume / Begin Term 2
  • Mon – Fri
    17-21
    Advising
  • Fri
    21
    Withdrawal Deadline – Semester I
  • Sun
    23
    Add/Drop Deadline – Term 2
  • Mon – Fri
    24-28
    Advising
  • Thu – Fri
    27-28
    Board of Trustees
  • Mon – Wed
    31-2
    Advising (Begins)

November, 2022

  • Mon – Wed
    31-2
    Advising (Continues)
  • Thu – Fri
    3-4
    Registration (Begins)
  • Mon – Wed
    7-9
    Registration (Continues)
  • Fri
    11
    Veterans Day Holiday – College Closed
  • Fri
    11
    Withdrawal Deadline – Term 2
  • Wed – Fri
    23-25
    Thanksgiving Holiday Break – College Closed

December, 2022

  • Tue
    6
    Last Day of Regular Classes for Term 2 and Semester Classes
  • Wed
    7
    Winter Capstone Carnival (undergraduate student attendance required)
  • Thu
    8
    Reading Day
  • Fri
    9
    Exam Day 1
  • Sat
    10
    Exam Day 2
  • Sun
    11
    Reading Day
  • Mon
    12
    Exam Day 3
  • Tue
    13
    Exam Day 4
  • Tue
    13
    Last Day of Semester I
  • Tue
    13
    Last Day of Work for Semester I
  • Wed
    14
    Residence Halls Close at 1:00PM
  • Wed
    14
    Winter Break (Begins)

January, 2023



  • Winter Break (Continues)
  • Thu – Sun
    12-15
    New Student Orientation
  • Sun
    15
    Returning Student Check-In and Residence Halls Open (1:00-5:00PM)
  • Mon
    16
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday — College Closed
  • Tue
    17
    Courses Begin Semester II/Term 3
  • Sun
    22
    Add/Drop Deadline – Semester II/Term 3

February, 2023

  • Thu – Fri
    9-10
    Board of Trustees
  • Fri
    10
    Withdrawal Deadline – Term 3

March, 2023

  • Fri
    3
    Last Day of Term 3
  • Sat – Sun
    4-12
    Spring Break
  • Mon
    13
    Semester II Courses Resume / Begin Term 4
  • Fri
    17
    Withdrawal Deadline – Semester 2
  • Sun
    19
    Add/Drop Deadline – Term 4
  • Mon
    20-7
    Advising (Begins)

April, 2023

  • Fri
    20-7
    Advising (Continues)
  • Thu
    6
    Work Day – College Closed
  • Fri
    7
    Withdrawal Deadline – Term 4
  • Mon
    10-14
    Registration
  • Fri
    28
    Last Day of Regular Class Sessions Semester II / Term 4

May, 2023

  • Mon – Tue
    1-2
    Spring Capstone Carnival (undergraduate student attendance required)
  • Wed
    3
    Reading Day
  • Thu
    4
    Exam Day 1
  • Thu – Fri
    4-5
    Board of Trustees
  • Fri
    5
    Exam Day 2
  • Sat
    6
    Exam Day 3
  • Sun
    7
    Reading Day
  • Mon
    8
    Exam Day 4
  • Mon
    8
    Last Day of Work for Semester II
  • Mon
    8
    Last Day of Semester II / Term 4
  • Tue
    9
    Residence Halls Close for Non-Graduating Students – 1:00pm TBC
  • Fri
    12
    Honors & Awards Event
  • Sat
    13
    Commencement Ceremony
  • Mon
    29
    Memorial Day Holiday – College Closed
  • Tue
    30
    Courses Begin Term 5

June, 2023

  • Thu
    1
    Add/Drop Deadline – Term 5
  • Sun
    9
    Withdrawal Deadline – Term 5
  • Mon
    19
    Juneteenth Holiday – College Closed
  • Fri
    23
    Courses End Term 5
  • Sun
    25
    Swannanoa Gathering Begins
  • Mon
    26
    Courses Begin Term 6
  • Wed
    28
    2023 MFA Summer Residency Begins
  • Thu
    29
    Add/Drop Deadline – Term 6

July, 2023

  • Sat
    1
    MFA Semester Begins
  • Sat
    1
    Student Account Billing Due – New Students
  • Tue
    4
    July 4th Holiday – College Closed
  • Sun
    7
    Withdrawal Deadline – Term 6
  • Sat
    8
    MFA Summer Residency Ends
  • Sat
    15
    Student Account Billing Due – Returning Students
  • Fri
    21
    Courses End Term 6
  • Sat
    29
    Swannanoa Gathering Ends

2023 – 2024

August, 2023

  • Sun
    6
    Student Leaders Move-in
  • Thu – Mon
    10-14
    Pre-orientation
  • Tue – Sun
    15-20
    New & Transfer Student Orientation
  • Sun
    20
    Returning Student Check-In and Residence Halls Open (1:00-5:00PM)
  • Mon
    21
    Courses Begin Semester I / Term 1
  • Sun
    27
    Add/Drop deadline for Semester I / Term 1 courses

September, 2023

  • Mon
    4
    Labor Day – College Closed
  • Fri
    15
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline for Term 1 courses
  • Fri – Sat
    15-16
    Family Weekend
  • Fri – Sun
    29-1
    Homecoming (Begins)

October, 2023

  • Fri – Sun
    29-1
    Homecoming (Continues)
  • Fri
    6
    Last Day of Term 1
  • Fri
    6
    Last Day of Work for Term 1
  • Sat – Sun
    7-15
    Fall Break
  • Mon
    16
    Semester I Courses Resume / Begin Term 2
  • Mon – Fri
    16-20
    Advising (Begins)
  • Fri
    20
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline for semester courses
  • Sun
    22
    Add/Drop Deadline for Term 2 courses
  • Mon – Fri
    23-27
    Advising (Continues)
  • Thu – Fri
    26-27
    Board of Trustees
  • Mon – Wed
    30-1
    Advising (Continues)

November, 2023

  • Mon – Wed
    30-1
    Advising (Continues)
  • Thu – Fri
    2-3
    Registration (Begins)
  • Mon – Wed
    6-8
    Registration (Continues)
  • Fri
    10
    Veterans Day Observation – College Closed
  • Fri
    10
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline for Term 2 courses
  • Wed
    15
    MFA Fall Semester Ends
  • Wed – Fri
    22-24
    Thanksgiving Break – College Closed

December, 2023

  • Tue
    5
    Last Day of Regular Class Sessions Semester I / Term 2
  • Wed
    6
    Winter Capstone Carnival (undergraduate student attendance required)
  • Thu
    7
    Reading Day
  • Fri
    8
    Exam Day 1
  • Sat
    9
    Exam Day 2
  • Sun
    10
    Reading Day
  • Mon
    11
    Exam Day 3
  • Tue
    12
    Exam Day 4
  • Tue
    12
    Last Day of Semester I / Term 2
  • Tue
    12
    Last Day of Work for Semester I
  • Wed
    13
    Residence Halls Close at 1:00PM
  • Wed
    13
    Winter Break (Begins)
  • Fri
    15
    Student Account Billing Due

January, 2024



  • Winter Break (Continues)
  • Wed – Sat
    3 – 13
    MFA Winter Residency
  • Thu
    4
    MFA Spring Semester Begins
  • Sun
    7
    Student Leaders Move-in
  • Thu – Sun
    11-14
    New Student Orientation
  • Sun
    14
    Returning Student Check-In and Residence Halls Open (1:00-5:00PM)
  • Mon
    15
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day – College Closed
  • Tue
    16
    Courses Begin Semester II/Term 3
  • Sun
    21
    Add/Drop deadline for Semester II and Term 3 Courses

February, 2024

  • Thu – Fri
    8-9
    Board of Trustees
  • Fri
    9
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline from Term 3 courses

March, 2024

  • Fri
    1
    Last Day of Term 3
  • Fri
    1
    Last Day of Work for Term 3
  • Sat – Sun
    2-10
    Spring Break
  • Mon
    11
    Semester II Courses Resume / Begin Term 4
  • Fri
    15
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline from Semester II courses
  • Sun
    17
    Add/Drop deadline for Term 4 courses
  • Mon – Fri
    18-22
    Advising (Begins)
  • Mon – Fri
    25-29
    Advising (Continues)

April, 2024

  • Mon – Fri
    1-5
    Advising (Continues)
  • Thu
    4
    Work Day – No Classes
  • Fri
    5
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline from Term 4 courses
  • Mon – Fri
    8-12
    Registration
  • Fri
    26
    Last Day of Regular Class Sessions Semester II / Term 4
  • Mon
    29
    Spring Capstone Carnival (undergraduate student attendance required)
  • Tue
    30
    Spring Capstone Carnival (undergraduate student attendance required)

May, 2024

  • Wed
    1
    Reading Day
  • Thu
    2
    Exam Day 1
  • Fri
    3
    Exam Day 2
  • Sat
    4
    Exam Day 3
  • Sun
    5
    Reading Day
  • Mon
    6
    Exam Day 4
  • Mon
    6
    Last Day of Semester II / Term 4
  • Mon
    6
    Last Day of Work for Semester II
  • Tue
    7
    Residence Halls Close for Non-Graduating Students – 1:00PM
  • Fri
    10
    Honors & Awards Event
  • Sat
    11
    Commencement Ceremony
  • Wed
    22
    MFA Spring Semester Ends
  • Mon
    27
    Memorial Day – College Closed
  • Tue
    28
    Courses Begin Term 5
  • Thu
    30
    Add/Drop deadline for Term 5 courses

June, 2024

  • Fri
    7
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline for Term 5 courses
  • Wed
    19
    Juneteenth – College Closed
  • Fri
    21
    Courses End Term 5
  • Mon
    24
    Courses Begin Term 6
  • Thu
    27
    Add/Drop deadline for Term 6 courses

July, 2024

  • Mon
    1
    Student Account Billing Due – New Students
  • Thu
    4
    Fourth of July – College Closed
  • Fri
    5
    Withdraw (non-punitive) deadline for Term 6 courses
  • Mon
    15
    Student Account Billing Due – Returning Students
  • Fri
    19
    Courses End Term 6