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    College of William & Mary
  Dec 18, 2017
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar 2016-2017


2016 Fall Semester

  AUGUST 19-23 Orientation Period (Friday-Tuesday)
  AUGUST 24 Beginning of Undergraduate Classes (Wednesday)
  AUGUST 24 Beginning of Add/Drop Period (Wednesday)
  AUGUST 24 Opening Convocation (Wednesday)
  SEPTEMBER 2 Last Day for Add/Drop (Friday)
  SEPTEMBER 23-25 Family Weekend (Friday-Sunday)
  OCTOBER 8-11 Fall Break (Saturday-Tuesday)
  OCTOBER 13-16 Homecoming (Thursday-Sunday)
  NOVEMBER 23-27 Thanksgiving Holiday (Wednesday-Sunday)
  DECEMBER 2 End of Undergraduate Classes (Friday)
  DECEMBER 3-4 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  DECEMBER 5-9 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  DECEMBER 10-11 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  DECEMBER 12-14 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)

2017 Spring Semester

  JANUARY 13-17 Orientation Period (Friday-Tuesday)
  JANUARY 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-No Classes (Monday)
  JANUARY 18 Beginning of Undergraduate Classes (Wednesday)
  JANUARY 18 Beginning of Add/Drop Period (Wednesday)
  JANUARY 27 Last Day for Add/Drop (Friday)
  FEBRUARY 10 Charter Day (Friday)
  MARCH 4-12 Spring Break (Saturday-Sunday)
  APRIL 28 End of Undergraduate Classes (Friday)
  APRIL 29-30 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  MAY 1-5 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  MAY 6-7 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  MAY 8-10 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
  MAY 13-14 Commencement Activities (Saturday - Sunday)

2017 Summer Sessions

  MAY 30 Beginning of Session I (Tuesday)
  JUNE 30 End of Session I (Friday)
  JULY 3 Beginning of Session II (Tuesday)
  AUGUST 4 End of Session II (Friday)

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