College Calendar

The Bethany calendar includes two 15-week semesters and a two, three or four-week May Term. Summer online classes are available through OCICU. The Fall Semester begins in August and ends before Christmas. The Spring Semester begins in mid-January and ends in early-May. Summer independent study options are offered.

June 

17 Friday Early Orientation 

July

4 Monday Employee Holiday - 4th of July
11 Monday Fall statements mailed
18 Monday Early Orientation
22 Friday Early Orientation

August 

10-12 Wed.-Fri. New Faculty Orientation
15-19 Mon.-Fri. Faculty Workshop Week & Orientation
15 Monday State of the College Address
16 Tuesday Chairs Workshop
17 Wednesday Faculty Workshop
18 Thursday Orientation/Move-in Day for New Students
18 Thursday Matriculation
19-21 Fri.-Sun. Camp Bell
21 Sunday Final Registration

FALL SEMESTER 2022

August

22 Monday First day of classes for all students
26 Friday Last day for adjustment of schedules without academic & financial penalty

September

2 Friday Last day to determine credit/no credit; Census Day
5 Monday Labor Day - Classes will be held
5 Monday Employee Holiday (Floating)
8 Thursday Fall Convocation
11 Sunday Early Intervention (Warning) reports due
30 Friday Homecoming Weekend

October 

1-2 Sat. - Sun. Homecoming Weekend
7 Friday Last day of classes for first-half semester courses
9 Sunday Mid-term Grades Due, 10 PM
17-18 Mon.-Tues. Student Mid-Term Break
21 Friday Last day to withdraw with a W

November 

Oct. 31 - Nov. 4 Mon.-Fri Registration for Spring semester (2023)
4 Friday Last day to register for spring classes without late fee
18 Friday Thanksgiving vacation begins for students 4 PM
24-25 Thurs.-Fri Employee holiday - Thanksgiving
28 Monday Classes resume at 8 AM

December

7 Wednesday Last day of classes
12 Monday Spring statements mailed
8-10 Thurs.-Sat Final Exams and/or last classes (expected to meet)
12 Monday Final Grades Due by 10 pm
23-26 Fri.-Mon. Employee Holiday
27-31 Tues.-Tues. Employee semester break - essential employees to report as necessary to conduct business for the College

January 

2 Monday Employee Holiday
3 Tuesday Staff returns to work
9-10 Mon.-Tues. Comprehensive Exams (Written)
10 Tuesday Spring Faculty Workshop
11-13 Wed.-Fri. Comprehensive Exams (Oral)

SPRING SEMESTER 2023

January 

16 Monday First day of classes & Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities
20 Friday Last day for adjustment of schedules without academic & financial penalty
27 Friday Last day to determine credit/no credit

February 

5 Sunday Early Intervention (Warning) reports due
24 Thursday Senior One Stop

March

2 Thursday Founder’s Day
3 Friday Last day of classes for first-half semester courses
3 Friday Spring Break begins at 4 PM
5 Sunday Mid-term grades due by 10 PM
13 Monday Spring Break ends, classes resume
24 Friday Last day to withdraw with a W

April

3-7 Mon.-Fri. Registration for Fall Semester (2023)
6 Thursday Honors Day (no classes)
7 Friday Last day to register for Fall Semester without late fee
7 Friday Last day to apply for Comprehensive Exams & Graduation for 2022-2023
10 Monday Easter Monday Holiday - Students & Employees
14 Friday Last day of classes for students taking Comprehensive Exams
17 Monday Grades due for students taking Comprehensive Exams
24-25 Mon.-Tue. Comprehensive Exams (Written)
26-28 Wed.-Thurs. Comprehensive Exams (Oral)
28 Friday Last day of classes
28 Friday All Senior grades due by 10 PM

May

1-3 Mon.-Wed. Final Examination and/or last classes (expected to meet)
1-4 Mon.-Thur. Senior Transition Week Activities
4 Thursday Final Faculty Meeting
5 Friday Baccalaureate
6 Saturday Commencement
8 Monday Final grades due by 10 PM

MAY TERM 2023

May

8 Monday First day of classes
29 Monday Employee Holiday - Memorial Day

June

2 Friday Last Day for May Term courses
5 Monday Grades Due for May Term