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Postbac Premed Academic Calendar 2014-2015

The following Academic Calendar was correct and complete when compiled; however, the University reserves the right to revise or amend it, in whole or in part, at any time. Information on the current status of the University Academic Calendar may be obtained from the Office of the Registrar.

Note: Deadlines that fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or University Holiday will be moved to the next business day.

Fall Term 2014 | Spring Term 2015 | Summer Term 2015

Fall Term 2014

August

25–29

Monday–Friday. New Student Orientation Week.

26–28

Tuesday–Thursday. Registration, including payment of fees.

September

1

Monday. Labor Day. University holiday.

2

Tuesday. Classes begin for the 261st academic year.

2-5, 8-12

Tuesday–Friday, Monday–Friday. Late registration and change of program online.

5 & 8

Friday, Monday. Spring-term deferred examination dates (by petition and approval only).

11 Thursday. Last Day to join a class from a wait list.

12

Friday.

  • Last day to make registration changes (add/drop courses) for the fall term. Courses officially dropped by this date do not incur tuition charges.
  • Internal Linkage Program Application Deadline I

19

Friday. Last day to enroll in, or request a waiver of, the Student Medical Insurance Plan.

October

7

Tuesday. Last day to drop individual courses without incurring the mark of "W." Late drops must be approved by a student's advisor. Courses dropped by this deadline are charged at full tuition but do not appear on a student's transcript.

16

Thursday. Midterm date.

November

1

Saturday. Application Deadline for February recipients of the Certificate in Premedical Sciences.

3

Monday. Academic Holiday. University offices are open, but classes are not in session.

4

Tuesday. Election Day. University Holiday.

13

Thursday. Last day to drop a course for a mark of “W”

17-21

Monday–Friday. Online course registration for Spring 2015.

27-28

Thursday–Sunday. Thanksgiving holidays. University Holidays 11/27 and 11/28.

December

1 Monday. Internal Linkage Program Application Deadline II.
8

Monday.

  • Last day of fall-term classes.
  • Last day to apply for an incomplete on written work.
  • Last day to completely withdraw from semester in progress.

8–12

Monday–Friday. Online course registration for Spring 2015.

9–11

Tuesday-Thursday. Study days.

12–19

Friday–Friday. Final examinations.

22-1/16

Saturday, through Friday, January 16, 2015. Winter holiday.

25

Thursday. Christmas Day/University Holiday.

26

Friday. University Holiday.

Spring Term 2015

January

1

Thursday. New Year’s Day. University Holiday.

2

Friday. University Holiday.

2

Friday. Deadline for linkage applicants to submit supplementary materials for EC 15.

6-9

Tuesday–Friday. Registration, including payment of fees.

12

Monday. Orientation for entering undergraduate students and Postbaccalaureate Premedical students.

12-16

Monday–Friday.

  • New Student Orientation Week.
  • Online course registration for Spring 2015.

16

Friday. Notification of Nomination for Linkage for EC 15.

19

Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed. University holiday.

20

Tuesday.

  • Classes begin for the spring semester.
  • Deadline to Accept a Linkage Nomination for EC 15.

20-23, 26-30

Tuesday–Friday, Monday–Friday. Late registration and change of program online.

23, 26

Friday, Monday. Fall-term deferred examination dates (by petition and approval only).

30

Friday.

  • Last day to make registration changes (add/drop courses) for the spring term. Courses officially dropped by this date do not incur tuition charges.
  • Last day to enroll in, or request a waiver of, the Student Medical Insurance Plan

February

24

Tuesday. Last day to drop individual courses without incurring the mark of "W." Late drops must be approved by a student's advisor. Courses dropped by this deadline are charged at full tuition but do not appear on a student's transcript.

March

2
Monday.
Summer registration opens.
 
9

Monday. Midterm date.

16-20

Monday–Friday. Spring break.

26

Thursday. Last day to drop a course for a mark of “W” (withdrew).

April


13-17

Monday–Friday. Online course registration for Fall 2015.

May

1

Thursday. Final due date for completed re-enrollment applications for students who have withdrawn from GS who wish to return for the summer term.

4

Monday.

  • Last day of spring-term classes.
  • Last day to apply for an incomplete on written work.
  • Last day to completely withdraw from semester in progress.

5-7

Tuesday-Thursday. Study days.

8-15

Friday–Friday. Final examinations.

15

Friday. Spring term ends.

25

Monday.  Memorial Day. University Holiday.

Summer Term 2015

Visit the Columbia Summer website to review summer registration deadlines, add/drop periods, and term dates.

June

8-12

Monday-Friday. Online course registration for Fall 2015.

15-19

Monday-Friday. Online course registration for Fall 2015.

July

3

Friday. Independence Day (Observed). University Holiday.

27-31

Monday-Friday. Online course registration for Fall 2015.

August

1

Saturday. Application deadline for October recipients of the certificate in Premedical Sciences.

3-7

Monday-Friday. Online course registration for Fall 2015.

25-27

Tuesday-Thursday. Online course registration for Fall 2015.