Academic Calendar 2014-2015

Undergraduate nursing and nutrition students, PT senior/first-year graduate students, and doctoral health professions education students should also consult the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) academic calendar for additional information pertaining to their schedules, or speak with the chair of their respective departments or programs.

Dates and information listed in this calendar are subject to change without notice, or may be incomplete at posting.

September 2014

DayDescription
1College closed for Labor Day holiday
3Convocation and Honors Convocation
4Classes begin for fall term

No events listed at posting

October 2014

DayDescription
13College closed for Columbus Day holiday
14Undergraduate college academic holiday - administrative offices open
31John Simmons Founder's Day Celebration

No events listed at posting

November 2014

DayDescription
11College closed for Veterans' Day holiday
25Thanksgiving holiday begins after final classes

No events listed at posting

December 2014

DayDescription
1College reopens after Thanksgiving Holiday

Petition to Graduate Forms due to the Registrar for graduate students graduating in May, August, and October, 2015

9Final day of classes
10-11Reading and review (undergraduate students)
12Nursing pinning ceremony
12-13Final examinations
15-17Final examinations
18Make-up day for final examinations in event of snow
24College closes for winter break

No events listed at posting

January 2015

DayDescription
5College opens after winter break

Grades posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.

19College closed for Martin Luther King Day holiday
20Classes begin for spring term

No events listed at posting

February 2015

DayDescription
16Presidents' Day holiday - classes will be held

No events listed at posting

March 2015

DayDescription
9-13Spring break - no classes - administrative offices open
16Classes resume after Spring Break

No events listed at posting

April 2015

DayDescription
1Petition to Graduate Forms due to the Registrar for graduate students graduating in January, 2016

Undergraduate Degree Audits for 2016 are due to the Registrar

2Simmons Leadership Conference
20College closed for Patriots' Day holiday
29Undergraduate research conference - undergraduate classes suspended until 2:30 p.m.

No events listed at posting

May 2015

DayDescription
1Final day of classes
4Reading and review (undergraduate students)
5-9Final examinations
11Grades for students graduating in May posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.

Final signed departmental graduating lists due to Registrar's Office by 2:30 p.m.

14Nursing pinning ceremony
15Commencement
18Grades posted to AARC by 10:00 a.m.
Summer session begins*
25College closed for Memorial Day holiday

No events listed at posting

June 2015

No events listed at posting

July 2015

DayDescription
4College closed for Independence Day holiday

No events listed at posting

August 2015

DayDescription
31Summer Session ends*

No events listed at posting


*Summer semester classes can be scheduled within the dates noted above. Students should contact their respective departments or programs to confirm the exact start and end dates for their summer semester courses.

Nursing@Simmons online students should consult the academic calendars found on the Nursing@Simmons website.