Academic Calendar Spring Semester 2014

January 2–May 3, 2014

Important Dates/Deadlines
November 19

Open registration for all students (this includes new and transfer students)

January 2

Athens advisement and Late registration (Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

No late fees will be assessed with this registration date

January 3

Demorest advisement and Late registration (Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

No late fees will be assessed with this registration date

Boarding students move in

January 6 First 8-week session Classes & 16 week classes begin
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No day classes. Evening and Graduate Monday night classes must be made up. Instructors may elect to meet classes on this date with student agreement. Otherwise, classes must be made up at another time selected by instructor, possibly Friday evening or Saturday)
January 24 Deadline for submitting Applications for May Graduation (A late fee of $100.00 assessed on applications received after this date)
February 28 Make-up date for evening classes cancelled due to inclement weather
February 28 Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty (NURSING 16-week ONLY)
March 6 2nd Session Evening & Graduate Classes (Thursday, Friday evening & Saturday classes begin)
March 3-7 Spring Break – No day classes meet; Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8-week evening classes will meet
March 10-12 2nd Session Evening and Graduate Classes (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday classes begin)
March 14 Last Day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty from 16-week courses (Except NUR courses)
March 17-28

Athens Advisement and Registration for returning students

summer & fall 2014 semesters (8-5 M-F)

April 1 Deadline for submitting Applications for July Graduation (APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL FALL SEMESTER WITH GRADUATION IN DECEMBER)
March 31- April 7

Demorest Advisement and Registration for returning students

summer & fall 2014 (8-5)

March 31 - Evening, Graduate, and Seniors Only
April 1 - Evening, Graduate, and Juniors
April 2 - Sophomores
April 7- Freshmen

April 15

Open registration for all students (this includes new and transfer students)

Students may register for summer and fall classes

April 18 Good Friday & Easter Holidays—College closed (Friday evening & Saturday 8-week classes must be made up)
April 24-25 Capstone Presentations/Athens Campus
April 28-29 Capstone Presentations/Demorest Campus
April 28-30 Final Exams for Day Classes (M-W)
Finals for Evening & Graduate Classes to be given in Final Class Period
May 2 Baccalaureate. Friday, May 2 @ 5:00 p.m., Piedmont College Center for Music and Worship. Undergraduates only—line up in hallway outside Registrar's Office at 4:30 p.m. in cap and gown)
May 3

Commencement: 
Undergraduate ceremony @ 10:00 a.m., Johnny Mize Athletic Center. Please arrive by 9:15 a.m.

Graduate ceremony @ 2:00 p.m., Johnny Mize Athletic Center. Please arrive by 1:15 p.m.

Spring 2014
 

Demorest & Athens

Undergraduate Day Classes January 6 – April 25, 2014
No classes January 20, March 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, April 18
Drop/Add January 6-10;
Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty February 28, 2014 (NURSING 16-week classes only);
Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty March 14, 2014 (16-week classes EXCEPT NURSING
)

Undergraduate Evening & Graduate Classes (Two 8-week sessions or one 16-week session)
8 Week Classes may NOT be added after 1st Class Meeting
First Session Dates: Monday, January 6 – Saturday, March 1, 2014
Mon. classes meet Jan. 6, 13, 20 (or makeup night), 27, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24
Tues. classes meet Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25
Wed. classes meet Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26
Thurs. classes meet Jan. 9, 16, 13, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27
Fri. classes meet Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28
Sat. classes meet Jan. 11, 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, March 1
Drop/Add January 6-10; Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty January 30, 2014

Second Session Dates: Thursday, March 6 – Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Thurs. classes meet  Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr. 3, 10, 17, 24

Fri. classes meet Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr. 4, 11, 18 (OR MAKEUP NIGHT), 25

Sat. classes meet Mar. 8, 15, 16, 22, 29, Apr.  5, 12, 19 (OR MAKEUP), 26

Mon. classes meet Mar. 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  (No classes March 3)

Tues. classes meet Mar. 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 (No classes March 4)

Wed. classes meet Mar. 12, 19, 26, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (No classes March 5)

Drop/Add March 6-12, Last day to Withdraw without Academic Penalty March 31, 2014