College of Social Studies Calendar: 2017-2018

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Fall Term 2017 (September  October  November  December Spring 2018)    

September

2

4

 

Saturday

Monday

University Housing Opens at 9:00 a.m.

Wesleyan Classes Begin
     Drop/Add Begins 8:30 a.m.

First Sophomore Colloquium
      1:20-2:40 p.m.

All College Meeting & Meetings for Tutorials & Colloquia
      4:15 p.m., CSS Lounge

 6 

Wednesday

1st Senior Colloquium
      2:50-4:10 p.m.

Senior Thesis and Senior Project Proposals Due

 

8

 Friday

Sophomore First Trimester Tutorials Begin
     2:00-4:00 p.m.

First Friday Social
     4:00 p.m., CSS Lounge

 

11

Monday

First CSS Monday Lunch,
     Woodhead Lounge,
     Noon -1:00 p.m.
 

15

Friday

Wesleyan Drop/Add Course
Registration Ends at 5:00 p.m.

October

20

Friday

Fall Break Begins at 5:00 p.m.
 

 

23

Monday

No Monday Lunch
 

 

25

Wednesday

Fall Break Ends at 8:00 a.m. 
 

 

 27

Friday

Sophomore First Trimester ends

Sophomore Meetings for Second Trimester  
     4:15 p.m.
 

31

Tuesday

Spring 2018 Planning Period begins

November

1-13

Monday

 Spring 2018 Planning Period continues

 

 

3

Friday

Sophomore Second Trimester begins

3-5

Friday-Sunday

Family/Homecoming Weekend

7-15

Tuesday-Following Thursday

Senior Thesis and Fall Senior Essay Workshops take place beginning Tuesday, November 7, through Thursday, November 16

 

20

Monday

Extra Sophomore Colloquium will be scheduled for this day-Time TBA

No Monday Lunch before Thanksgiving

21

Tuesday

Thanksgiving Break Begins at the End of Classes 
 

27

Monday

Thanksgiving Break Ends at 8:00 a.m.
    

December

1

Friday

Seniors: Senior Thesis Chapter Due to Advisor

6

Wednesday

Last Sophomore Colloquium

 

 8

Friday

Wesleyan Classes End

Second Trimester Sophomore Tutorial Week 5 -Last Tutorial for the Fall Semester

Fall Senior Essays Due to Advisor

Last Friday Social for Fall Semester

 

11

Monday

Last Monday Lunch for the Fall Semester

CSS Holiday Party, CSS Lounge at 6:00 p.m.

 

12-16

Tuesday-Saturday

Wesleyan Final Exams

 

18

Sunday

University Housing closes at Noon

Spring Term 2018 (January  February  March  April May)

January

23

Tuesday

University Housing Opens at 9:00 a.m.

 

25

Thursday

Wesleyan Classes Begin
      Drop/Add Begins 8:30 a.m. 

First Junior Colloquium 10:20-11:40 a.m.

For Seniors: A second substantial portion of Senior Thesis (probably one additional full chapter) should be ready for evaluation by your Senior Thesis advisor.

 

26

Friday

Junior Tutorials, Part I
     2:00-4:00 p.m.

Second Trimester Sophomore Tutorial Meeting                         
     Week 6

First Friday Social of the Spring Semester

 

29

Monday

 

 

First CSS Monday Lunch of the Spring Semester
      Noon-1:00 p.m.

Last date for approval of Spring Semester Senior Essay Proposals

February

7

Wednesday

Drop/Add Ends at 11:59 p.m.


Last day to Register for CSS 410 Tutorial for Senior Thesis Tutorial or CSS 402 for Spring Essay Tutorial

9

Friday

Sophomore Tutorial Week 8, Second Trimester Ends
     2:00-4:00 p.m.

Sophomore Meetings for Third Trimester
     4:15 p.m.

16

Friday

Sophomore Third Trimester Begins

March

9

Friday

Junior Tutorials--Part I, Ends

Last Friday Social before Mid-semester Break

Mid-Semester Break Begins, 10:00 p.m.

 

26

Monday

Mid-Semester Break Ends at 8:00 a.m.

CSS Monday Lunch Resumes 

 

30

Friday

Third Trimester Sophomore Tutorial Week 5

Junior Tutorials-Part II-Begin
      2:00-4:00 p.m.

    

April

3-16

Tuesday

Planning Period

18

Wednesday

Senior Theses Due in E-Portfolio 4:00 p.m.

20

Week 8 Final Sophomore Tutorial
Third Trimester Ends

30

Monday

Final Monday Lunch

Sophomore Written Comprehensive Exams Begin

May

April 30-May 8

Monday-Monday

Sophomore Written Comprehensive Exams

 

8

Tuesday

Final Junior Colloquium Class

 

9

Wednesday

Wesleyan Classes End

Senior Essays Due to Advisor and to CSS Administrative Assistant

 

11

Friday

Junior Tutorials--Part II, ends

CSS Picnic-Location: Front Lawn PAC Building 4:00 p.m. (Rain Location: Woodhead Lounge)

 

14

Monday

Arrival Reception for Sophomore and External Examiners
      4:30 p.m., CSS Lounge
      

 

15

Tuesday

Wesleyan Final Exams Begin

 

15-16

Tuesday-Wednesday

CSS Sophomore Oral Exams in CSS Library

 

16

Wednesday

Celebration Reception for Sophomores and External Examiners
      4:30 p.m., CSS Lounge

19

Saturday

University Housing closes at Noon
 

 

26

Saturday

Graduates & Family Reception,
      1:30-3:00 p.m., CSS Lounge
Alum Reception
      3:00-5:00 p.m., CSS Lounge
 

 

27

Sunday

186th Commencement