EventDate
AUGUST 2018Back to School Month
Marching Band Validation/Enrollment (8AM-2PM)Monday, August 6, 2018
BBA/BBB/RHA's/SGA/Student Leaders Validation 3PM - 5PMMonday, August 6, 2018
New Employee's HR Orientation/WorkshopTuesday, August 7, 2018
Staff/Faculty Managers Orientation (Mandatory)Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Football, Volleyball, Track & Field Validation 2PM-4:30PMThursday, August 9, 2018
Learning Community Advisors' Training 9AM-4PMThursday, August 9 & Friday, August 10, 2018
August Accepted New Students (Freshmen, Transfers, Readmitted) Orientation/Registration/ValidationSaturday, August 11, 2018
June & July Validated New Freshmen & Transfers Move In 5PM-9PMSaturday, August 11, 2018
All New Freshmen, Transfers & Readmitted Students Registration/Validation (cont.) 8:30AM-11:30AMMonday, August 13, 2018
New Freshmen & New Transfers (Mandatory) Holistic College Power Week Begins 1PM-5PMMonday, August 13 - Sunday, August 19, 2018
Faculty & Staff Opening WorkshopsWednesday, August 15, 2018
Validation & Enrollment - ON CAMPUS STUDENTS ONLYThursday, August 16, 2018
Validation & Enrollment - OFF CAMPUS STUDENTS ONLYFriday, August 17, 2018
First Day of ClassesMonday, August 20, 2018
Add/Drop Period BeginsMonday, August 20, 2018
Evening & Weekend College Classes Begin (Block 1)Monday, August 20, 2018
Late Registration (fee assessed)Monday, August 20, 2018
File Graduation Application ($25 Late Fee)Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 24, 2018
SEPTEMBER 2018Health Awareness Month
Labor Day Holiday Observance (College closed)Monday, September 3, 2018
Late Registration and Add/Drop/EndsWednesday, September 5, 2018
Purge Date for Non-Validated StudentsWednesday, September 5, 2018
Holistic Mini College African American Experience TBA
Senior Exit InterviewsTuesday, September 11- Friday, September 28, 2018
Last Day to Submit Health and Immunization RecordsThursday, September 13, 2018
Early Warning Grade Progress ReportFriday, September 14, 2018
Week of PrayerMonday, September 17-Friday, September 21, 2018
Fall Convocation 10AM | Varick Auditorium (Mandatory) Friday, September 21, 2018
OCTOBER 2018(Breast Cancer-Domestic Violence Awareness Month)
FAFSA FILING BeginsMonday, October 1, 2018
Homecoming 2018 Football GameSaturday, October 6, 2018
Evening and Weekend College Block 1 EndsSaturday, October 13, 2018
Evening and Weekend College Classes Begin (Block 2)Monday, October 15, 2018
Mid Term ExaminationsMonday, October 15 - Tuesday October 16, 2018
Last Day to Remove Spring 2017-2018 “I” GradeWednesday, October 17, 2018
Fall Break (College Closed) Wednesday, October 17 -Friday, October 19, 2018
Classes ResumeMonday, October 22, 2018
Last Day to Withdraw from Class and College w/o penalty “W”Friday, October 26, 2018
NOVEMBER 2018 National Education Month
Spring 2018 Advisement
and Registration
Monday, November 5-Friday, November 30, 2018
American Education WeekMonday, November 12-Friday, November 16, 2018
International Student Week TBA
Thanksgiving
Observance (College Closed)
Wednesday, November 21- Friday, November 23, 2018
Classes Resume and Offices OpenMonday, November 26, 2018
Last Day to W/D from Class and College
w/penalty “WP” or “WF”
Monday, November 26, 2018
DECEMBER 2018 FAFSA Renewal Forms are available for 2020
Reading DayFriday, December 7, 2018
Final Examinations for Graduating SeniorsMonday, December 10-Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Final Grades for Seniors Due by 5PMWednesday, December 12, 2018
Final ExaminationsMonday, December 10-Thursday, December 13, 2018
December Conferral of DegreesFriday, December 14, 2018
Final Grades Due by 5PMFriday, December 14, 2018
December Conferral of DegreesFriday, December 14, 2018
Residence Halls Close by 12PMSaturday, December 15, 2018
Evening and Weekend College Block 2 EndsSaturday, December 15, 2018
Christmas Break (College Closed)Saturday, December 15-Tuesday, January 1
JANUARY 2019FAFSA Renewal Forms are available for 2020
New Year’s Day (College Closed) Tuesday, January 1, 2019
College Resumes OperationWednesday, January 2, 2019
Faculty and Staff Conferences/WorkshopsWednesday, January 2, 2019
Residence Halls Assistants ReturnWednesday, January 2, 2019
New, Transfer & Readmitted Students Orientation, Advisement and RegistrationThursday, January 3, 2019
New Students and Transfers Mandatory Holistic CollegePower DaysThursday, January 3-Saturday, January 5, 2019
Validation & Enrollment - ON CAMPUS STUDENTS ONLYThursday, January 3, 2019
Validation & Enrollment - OFF CAMPUS STUDENTS ONLY | (Fee Assessed for Continuing Students ONLY)Thursday, January 4, 2019
First Day of ClassesMonday, January 7, 2019
Add/Drop Period BeginsMonday, January 7, 2019
Evening and Weekend College Classes Begin (Block 1)Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Dr. M.L. King, Jr.’s Birthday Holiday Observance Campus Closed) Monday, January 14, 2019
Late Registration and Drop/Add EndsFriday, January 18, 2019
Week of PrayerMonday, January 21-Friday, January 25, 2019
Holistic College DayTBA
FEBRUARY 2019Black History Month
Last Day to Submit Health and Immunization RecordsFriday, February 1, 2019
Founder’s Day Convocation (Mandatory) Thursday, February 7, 2019
Mid-Semester Progress ExamsThursday, February 21-Friday, February 22, 2019
MARCH 2019Women in History Month
Residence Halls Close | 12 Noon (for Spring Break)Saturday, March 2, 2019
Spring Break (not observed by EWC)Saturday, March 2-Sunday, March 10, 2019
Mid-Semester Grades Due by 5pmMonday, March 4, 2019
Evening and Weekend College Block 1 EndsThursday, March 7, 2019
Evening and Weekend College Classes Begin (Block 2)Friday, March 8, 2019
Classes ResumeMonday, March 11, 2019
Last Day to Remove “I” Grade from fall 2018Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Class and College w/o Penalty “W”.Thursday, March 14, 2019
Assessment Tests Day (CAAP, NSSE, Major Field Tests)Monday, March 18, 2019
APRIL 2019 Fine Arts Month
Exit Clearance for Graduating SeniorsMonday, April 1-Friday, April 19, 2019
Advisement/Registration for Summer and Fall 2019Monday, April 1-Friday, April 26, 2019
Financial Aid Priority Filing DeadlineSaturday, April 6, 2019
Blue Bear Buddy Recruitment DriveSaturday, April 6 – Saturday, April 13, 2019
Housing Sign-up and Housing Fees Due for Continuing StudentsTuesday, April 2, 2019
Student Evaluation of FacultyMonday, April 8– Friday, April 12, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Class and College W/penalty of “WP” or “WF” gradeTuesday, April 16, 2019
Honors Convocation 10AM | Varick Auditorium (Mandatory)Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Easter Holiday Observance (College Closed)Friday, April 19-Monday, April 22, 2019
Classes Resume and Offices OpenTuesday, April 23, 2019
Final Examinations for Graduating SeniorsWednesday, April 24 -Friday, April 26, 2019
Last Day of ClassesFriday, April 26, 2019
Children’s Book FestivalSaturday, April 27, 2019
Grades for Graduating Seniors due by 12 NoonMonday, April 29, 2019
Reading DayMonday, April 29, 2019
Final ExaminationsTuesday, April 30-Friday, May 3, 2019
MAY 2019 Graduation Month
Evening and Weekend College Block 2 EndsFriday, May 3, 2019
Residence Halls Close 6PMFriday, May 3, 2019
Baccalaureate 7PM | Varick AuditoriumFriday, May 3, 2019
Commencement 9AM | Alumni Memorial StadiumSaturday, May 4, 2019
Final Grades Due by 5PMTuesday, May 7, 2019
Evening and Weekend College Block 2 EndsFriday May 3, 2019
Residence Halls Close - 6PMFriday, May 3, 2019
Baccalaureate 7PM | Varick Auditorium Friday, May 3, 2019
Commencement 9AM Saturday, May 4, 2019
Final Grades Due by 5PMTuesday, May 7, 2019
Faculty & Staff Appreciation DayWednesday, May 8, 2019
Faculty Development WorkshopThursday, May 9, 2019
Last Day for Nine Month Faculty Friday, May 10, 2019
2018-2019 Summer Session Validation, Late Registration (Fee Assessed) and Residence Hall Check-InMonday, May 13, 2019
First Day of Classes for 2018-2019 Summer SessionTuesday, May 14, 2019
Late Registration Ends for Summer SessionWednesday, May 15, 2019
Last Day to Drop Classes for Summer SessionWednesday, May 15, 2019
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer SessionWednesday, May 15, 2019
Last Day for 10 Month Faculty & StaffWednesday, May 29, 2019