Important dates for parents and families

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September 2018

Details Date
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) September 1
Fall semester classes begin September 4

October 2018

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) October 1
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) October 1
Family Weekend October 19–20
Academic advising for interim and spring semester October 23–24
Registration for interim and spring semester begins October 23
Light in the Night (Halloween) at Knollcrest East October 31

November 2018

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) November 1
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) November 1
Calvin Theatre Company: "Precious Bane" November 2,3, 8–10
Thanksgiving break* begins, 8 a.m. November 21
Classes resume, 8 a.m. November 26

*Please contact the provost's office for questions related to holiday breaks.

December 2018

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) December 1
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) December 1
Last day of fall semester; classes end, 5 p.m. December 10
Reading Recess December 11
Exams begin, 9 a.m. December 12
Exams end; Christmas break* begins, 10 p.m. December 18
On-campus housing closes, 10 a.m. December 19
Fall semester grades posted December 27

*Please contact the provost's office for questions related to holiday breaks.

January 2019

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) January 1
On-campus housing opens January 2
Interim term begins, 8:30 a.m. January 3
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) January 5
Interim term ends, 5 p.m. January 23
Symposium on Worship January 24–26
First day of spring semester; classes begin, 8 a.m. January 28
Spring semester ReGathering Convocation, 9:50–10:50 a.m. January 28
Calvin Theatre Company: "Spinning into Butter" January 31

February 2019

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) February 1
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) February 1
Donor-funded named scholarship application deadline (for returning students) February 1
Calvin Theatre Company: "Spinning into Butter" February 1–2
Cold Knight Club Sem Pond Jump February TBD
Calvin-Hope Rivalry game February 2
Siblings Weekend February 22–23
Rangeela February 22, 23

March 2019

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) March 1
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) March 1
Spring break begins*, 6 p.m. March 15
Residence halls close for spring break, 10 a.m. March 16
Residence halls re-open, noon March 24
Classes resume, 8 a.m. March 25

*Please contact the provost's office for questions related to holiday breaks.

April 2019

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) April 1
Tuition, room and board payment due (Pay Now) April 1
Calvin Theatre Company: "Hairspray" April 5, 6, 11–13
Academic advising (no classes scheduled) April 9–10
Registration for fall semester begins April 9
Honors Convocation April 10
Good Friday; no classes scheduled April 19
Easter Monday; no classes scheduled April 22
Calvin Spring Classic 5K Run/Walk April 27

May 2019

Details Date
Miscellaneous charges payment due, 1st of each month (Pay Now) May 1
Last day of spring semester; classes end, 10 p.m. May 9
Reading Recess (no classes) May 10
Exams begin, 6:30 p.m. May 10
Exams end, 5 p.m. May 16
Residence halls close, 10 a.m. May 17
Commencement, 2 p.m. May 18
Spring semester grades posted May 24

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