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    College of William & Mary
  Jan 16, 2018
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar 2017-2018


2017 Fall Semester

  AUGUST 25-29 Orientation Period (Friday-Tuesday)
  AUGUST 30 Beginning of Undergraduate Classes (Wednesday)
  AUGUST 30 Beginning of Add/Drop Period (Wednesday)
  AUGUST 30 Opening Convocation (Wednesday)
  SEPTEMBER 8 Last Day for Add/Drop (Friday)
  SEPTEMBER 15-17 Family Weekend (Friday-Sunday)
  OCTOBER 14-17 Fall Break (Saturday-Tuesday)
  OCTOBER 19-22 Homecoming (Thursday-Sunday)
  NOVEMBER 22-26 Thanksgiving Holiday (Wednesday-Sunday)
  DECEMBER 8 End of Undergraduate Classes (Friday)
  DECEMBER 9-10 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  DECEMBER 11-15 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  DECEMBER 16-17 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  DECEMBER 18-20 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)

2018 Spring Semester

  JANUARY 12-16 Orientation Period (Friday-Tuesday)
  JANUARY 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday-No Classes (Monday)
  JANUARY 17 Beginning of Undergraduate Classes (Wednesday)
  JANUARY 17 Beginning of Add/Drop Period (Wednesday)
  JANUARY 26 Last Day for Add/Drop (Friday)
  FEBRUARY 9 Charter Day (Friday)
  MARCH 3-11 Spring Break (Saturday-Sunday)
  APRIL 27 End of Undergraduate Classes (Friday)
  APRIL 28-29 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  APRIL 30 - MAY 4 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  MAY 5-6 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  MAY 7-9 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
  MAY 12-13 Commencement Activities (Saturday - Sunday)

2018 Summer Sessions

  MAY 29 Beginning of Session I (Tuesday)
  JUNE 29 End of Session I (Friday)
  JULY 2 Beginning of Session II (Tuesday)
  AUGUST 3 End of Session II (Friday)

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