Academic Calendar 2018-2019

2018-2019 Academic Calendar Dates

Calendar Dates 2018
April 25 Last day to request MA (Theology) and DMin thesis oral examinations for fall graduation.
May 18 Last day to submit examination thesis draft for fall graduation for DMin students with an external supervisor.
June 1 Last day to submit examination thesis draft for fall graduation for DMin students with an internal supervisor.
June 1 Last day to submit examination thesis draft for fall graduation for MA (Theology).
June 4 Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 29 Last day for oral defences for fall graduation.
August 17 Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 17 Last day for all written work for spring course to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
August 30-31 Residences open for new international students.
August 31 Last day to apply to graduate for fall graduation.
September 1 Residences open for new Canadian students.
September 1 Acadia University new student orientation activities (all students).
September 3 Labour Day.
September 3 Residences open for all returning students.
September 4-7 ADC New Student Orientation.
September 5 Acadia University fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.
September 5 Fee payment deadline.
September 5 Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing, for fall graduation.
September 7 All-Acadia Divinity College (faculty, staff, and students) Retreat.
September 8 ADC fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.
September 14 Last day to add/change any fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course sections.
September 14 Last day to withdraw from a fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
September 21 Deadline for approved and printed MA (Theology) and DMin theses for fall graduation
September 28 Last day to receive grades for fall graduation.
September 28 Last day to decrease meal plan for fall term.
September 30 Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents.
October 1 ADC Faculty meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 1 ADC Senate meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 8 Thanksgiving Day. No regular classes.
October 9 Acadia University Senate meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 15-17 Hayward Lectures.
October 26 Last day to withdraw from a fall-term course and receive a “W”.
Any fall-term course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
November 12 Remembrance Day observed. No regular classes.
November 12-16 ADC Reading Week. ADC Intensive Classes as scheduled.
November 13-16 Acadia University fall study days.
November 30 Last day to apply for winter-term ADC Financial Assistance.
December 5 Acadia University last day of classes.
December 5 Last day for undergraduate students to apply for Spring Convocation.
December 6 Last day of ADC classes – fall-term.
December 7-20 Acadia University fall-term examinations.
December 11-13 ADC fall-term examinations.
December 14 Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
December 21 Residences close at 12:00 noon.
Calendar Dates 2019
January 3 Residences open for new international and Canadian students.
January 4 New student orientation activities for students beginning studies in the winter 2019 semester.
January 6 Residences open for returning students at 12:00 noon.
January 7 Fall/winter (full-year) courses resume.Winter-term courses begin.
January 7 Fee payment deadline.
January 14 Last day to request MA (Theology) and DMin thesis oral examinations for Spring Convocation.
January 15 Last day to add/change any winter-term course sections.
January 15 Last day to withdraw from a winter-term course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
January 15 Last day to withdraw from fall/winter (full-year) courses and receive a ‘W’.
Any courses withdrawn after today will receive an ‘F’ grade.
January 25 Last day to apply for Spring Convocation for graduate students.
January 25 Last day to decrease meal plan for winter term.
January 31 Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents for students newly eligible on the ASU Health and Dental Plans.
January 31 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation for DMin students with an external supervisor.
February 11-13 Simpson Lectures.
February 13 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation
for DMin students with an internal supervisor.
February 13 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation
for MA (Theology).
February 18 Nova Scotia Heritage Day. No regular classes.
February 18-22 ADC Reading Week. ADC Intensive classes as scheduled.
February 19-22 Acadia University winter study break. No regular classes.
March 1 Last day to withdraw from winter-term courses and receive a “W”.
Any course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
April 3 Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences.
April 6 Last day of ADC classes – fall/winter (full-year) and winter-term.
April 8 Acadia University last day of classes.
April 9-11 ADC examinations.
April 10-23 Acadia University winter-term examinations.
April 12 Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
April 19 Good Friday. No exams.
April 22 Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing, if NOT using the Acadia University Print Shop.
April 24 Residences close at 12:00 noon.
April 25 Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing if using the Acadia University Print Shop.
April 25 Last day to request MA (Theology) and DMin thesis oral examinations for fall graduation.
April 29 Deadline for approved and printed MA (Theology) and DMin theses for Spring Convocation.
May 3 Last day to receive grades for Spring Convocation.
May 6 ADC Faculty meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 6 ADC Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 8 Acadia University Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 10 Commissioning Supper (5 pm).
Commissioning Service (7:30 pm).
May 12 Baccalaureate Service (10:30 am).
May 12 Spring Convocation ceremony for Faculty of Theology graduates (3 pm).
May 17 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin students with an external supervisor.
May 20 Victoria Day. No classes.
May 31 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin students with internal supervisor.
May 31 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for MA (Theology).
May-June ADC spring intensive courses.
June 14 Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 28 Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences for fall graduation.