The material on this page is from the 1998-99 catalog and may be out of date. Please check the current year's catalog for current information.

[Calendar]

Download the 1998-1999 academic calendar and the 1999-2000 academic calendar in Adobe Acrobat format. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is free to download and use.


1998

August 1/Fall Charge due

September 5/New Student Orientation begins
September 9, 8:00 a.m. /Classes begin, Fall semester
September 9, 4:00 p.m. /Convocation
September 22/ Last day for late Fall Semester registration*

October 10-11/Parents and Family Weekend
October 17-18/Back-to-Bates Weekend
October 21-25/Fall Recess

November 6/Last day for withdrawal from Fall Semester courses
November 9-13/Preregistration for Winter Semester
November 21-29/Thanksgiving Recess

December 1/Winter Semester Charge due
December 7-11/Optional Reading Period
December 11, 4:00 p.m. /Classes end, Fall Semester
December 15, 8:00 a.m. /Final Examinations begin
December 19, 12:30 p.m. /Final Examinations end


1999 Winter

January 11, 8:00 a.m. /Classes begin, Winter Semester
January 18/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day-No Classes
January 22/Last day for late Winter Semester registration*

February 1-5/Preregistration for Short Term
February 13-21/Winter Recess

March 5/Last day for withdrawal from Winter Semester courses
March 15/Registration deposit due
March 15-19/Preregistration for Fall Semester
March 19/Last day to confirm study in an off-campus program,
including all study abroad, for the next academic year

April 5-9/Optional Reading Period
April 9, 4:00 p.m. /Classes end, Winter Semester
April 13, 8:00 a.m. /Final Examinations Begin
April 17, 12:30 p.m. /Final Examinations End
April 26, 8:00 a.m. /Classes begin, Short Term
April 28/Last day for late Short Term registration*
April 30/Last day for withdrawal from Short Term unit

May 28, 4:00 p.m. /Classes end, Short Term
May 31/Commencement

June 11-13/Alumni Weekend


1999 Fall

August 1/Annual charge, first billing
September 4/ New Student Orientation begins
September 8, 8:00 a.m./Classes begin, Fall Semester
September 8, 4:00 p.m./Convocation
September 21/Last day for late Fall Semester registration*

October 1-3/Celebrate Bates!
October 20-24/Fall Recess

November 5/Last day for withdrawal from Fall Semester courses
November 8-12/Preregistration for Winter Semester
November 20-28/Thanksgiving Recess

December 1/Annual charge, second billing
December 6-10/Optional Reading Period
December 10, 4:00 p.m./Classes end, Fall Semester
December 14, 8:00 a.m./Final Examinations begin
December 18, 12:30 p.m./Final Examinations end


2000

January 10, 8:00 a.m./Classes begin, Winter Semester
January 17/Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–No Classes
January 21/Last day for late Winter Semester registration*

February 7-11/Preregistration for Short Term
February 19-27/Winter Recess

March 3/Last day for withdrawal from Winter Semester courses
March 13-17/Preregistration for Fall Semester, and Off-Campus Study Registration for the next academic year

April 3-7/Optional Reading Period
April 7, 4:00 p.m./Classes end, Winter Semester
April 11, 8:00 a.m./Final Examinations begin
April 15, 12:30 p.m./Final Examinations end
April 24, 8:00 a.m./Classes begin, Short Term
April 26/Last day for late Short Term registration*
April 28/Last day for withdrawal from Short Term unit

May 26, 4:00 p.m./Classes end, Short Term
May 29/Commencement

June 9-11/Alumni Weekend



* Students must preregister unless currently on a Bates-approved program or approved leave. Late registrants are subject to late fees and must petition the Committee on Academic Standing to request late registration approval.



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