2023-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
  
    Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar



FALL SEMESTER 2023

 

FULL TERM FA-23 

New and Transfer Student Move-in 

July 26 (W) 

New Student Orientation 

July 27 (Th) - July 28 (F) 

Parent Orientation 

July 27 (Th) 

Returning Student Move-in 

July 29 (Sa) 

Faculty and Staff Institute 

July 31 (M) 

Faculty Institute (Department Meetings) 

August 1 (T) 

Regular Classes Begin FA-23 

August 2 (W) 

Late Registration  

August 3-4 (Th-F) 

Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes 

August 4 (F) 5PM 

Enrollment Verification FA-23 (Census) 

August 17 (Th) 5PM 

Reinstatement Period FA-23 

August 18 (F) 

Labor Day Holiday (Observed) - No Classes 

September 4 (M) 

Classes Resume 

September 5 (Tu) 

Constitution Day Observation 

September 14 (Th) 

Religious Emphasis Week  

September 21-23 (T-R) 

Mid-Semester Evaluations FA-23 

October 2 - 7 (M-Sa) 

Mid-Semester Grades Dues FA-23 

October 11 (W) 5PM 

Last Day for Faculty Administrative Withdrawals 

October 11 (W) 5PM 

Last Day for Student Withdrawal from an Individual Course FA-23 

October 16 (M) 5PM 

Pre-Registration Begins for SP-23 

October 18 (W) 

Exit Exams Begin for Students Completing associate degree 

October 18 (W) 

Last Day to Withdraw from the College 

November 10 (F) 

Last Day for fall semester classes 

November 14 (Tu) 

Final Exams FA-23 

November 15 - 21 (W-T) 

Residence Halls Closed for Winter Break 

November 21 (T) 

Thanksgiving Break (Offices Closed) 

November 22- 26 (W-Su) 

Offices Reopen 

November 27 (M) 

Grades Due FA-23 All Terms 

November 30 (Th) NOON 

Campus Closed for Winter Break  

December 18, 2023 - January 1, 2024 

 

FALL SEMESTER 2023

BUFFALO STAMPEDE SESSION 

TERM FA-23A  

Pre-Registration Begins FA-23A 

September 6 (W) 

Regular Classes Begin FA-23A 

September 25 (M) 

Late Registration FA-23A 

September 25-26 (M-T) 

Last Day to Add and/or Drop a Class for FA-23A 

September 26 (T) 

Enrollment Verification FA-23A (Census) 

October 2 (M) NOON 

Pre-Registration Begins for SP-23 

October 18 (W) 

Testing Begins for Students Completing associate degree 

October 18 (W) 

Mid-Semester Evaluations FA-23A 

October 24 - 27 (T-F) 

Mid-Semester Grades Due FA-23A 

October 31 (T) Noon 

Last Day to Withdraw from an Individual Course 

November 2 (Th) 

Last Day to Withdraw from the College 

November 10 (F) 

Last Day for fall semester classes 

November 16 (R) 

Final Exams FA-23A 

November 17-21 (F-T) 

Residence Halls Closed for Winter Break 

November 21 (T) 

Thanksgiving Break (Offices Closed) 

November 22- 26 (W-Su) 

Offices Reopen 

November 27 (M) 

Grades Due FA-23 All Terms 

November 30 (R) NOON 

Campus Closed for Winter Break  

December 18, 2023 - January 1, 2023 

 

 SPRING SEMESTER 2024

SPRING SEMESTER 2024 

TERM SP-24 

Campus Closed in Observance of New Year’s Day 

January 1 (M) 

College Reopens after the Holiday Recess 

January 2 (Tu) 

Faculty and Staff Institute 

January 3 (W) 

Faculty Institute (Department Meetings) 

January 4 (Th) 

Residence Halls Open for Students 

January 5 (F) 9 AM 

Pre-Registration for Classes Ends 

January 5 (F) 5 PM  

New Student and Parent Orientation  

January 6 (Sa) 

Regular Classes Begin SP-24 

January 8 (M) 

Late Registration  

January 8 - 10 (M-W) 

Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes  

January 10 (W) 5 PM 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observed - Campus Closed 

January 15 (M) 

Enrollment Verification Due SP-24 (Census) 

January 22 (M) 5 PM 

Exit Exams for Spring Graduates (Associate of Arts) 

February 16 - March 8 

Mid Term Evaluations SP-24 

March 4 - 8 (M-F) 

Mid Term Grades Due 

March 13 (W) 

Last Day for Faculty Administrative Withdrawals from Courses 

March 13 (W) 

Spring Break for Students and Faculty - Residence Halls Closed  

March 18 - 22 (M-F) 

E.C. Morris Institute 

April 1 - April 4 (Su-Th) 

Classes Resume for SP-24 

March 25 (M) 

Last Day for Students to Withdraw from Classes 

March 29 (F) 

Good Friday Observed (Campus Closed)     

March 29 (F) 

EASTER SUNDAY 

March 31 (Su) 

Pre-Registration Begins for SU-24 and FA-24 

April 1 (M) 

Final Exams for Graduates 

April 23 - 25 (T-Th) 

Honors Convocation 

April 25 (Th) 

Final Grades for Graduates Due to Registrar 

April 26 (F) 5PM 

Last Day for SP-24 Semester Classes 

April 26 (F) 

Final Exam Week 

April 29 (M) - May 3 (F) 

Baccalaureate Service 

May 4 (F) 6PM 

Commencement 

May 4 (Sa) 

Residence Halls Close  

May 5 (Su) Noon 

All Grades Due to Registrar for SP-24 

May 7 (T) Noon 

Last Faculty Contract Workday for 2023-2024 

May 7 (T) 5PM 

  

SPRING SEMESTER 2024

BUFFALO STAMPEDE SESSION 

TERM SP-24A  

Pre-registration Begins for SP-24A 

February 5 (M) 

Regular Classes Begin SP-24A 

March 4 (M) 

Late Registration for SP-24A 

March 4-5 (M-Tu) 

Last Day to Add and/or Drop a Class  

March 5 (Tu) 

Enrollment Verification Due SP-24A (Census) 

March 11 (M) NOON 

Spring Break for Students and Faculty 

March 18 - 22 (M-F) 

E.C. Morris Institute 

April 1 - April 4 (M -Th) 

Classes Resume for SP-24A 

March 25 (M) 

Good Friday Observed (Campus Closed)     

March 29 (F) 

Last Day for Students to Withdraw from Individual Courses 

March 29 (F) 

EASTER SUNDAY 

March 31 (Su) 

Pre-Registration Begins for SU-24 and FA-24 

April 1 (M) 

Mid-Semester Evaluations SP-24A 

April 2-4 (T-Th) 

Good Friday Observed (Campus Closed) 

April 5 (F) 

Mid Term Grades Due 

April 8 (M) 

Last Day for Faculty Administrative Withdrawals from Courses 

April 8 (M) 

Last Day for Student Withdrawal from College 

April 12 (F) 

Final Exams for Graduates 

April 23 - 25 (T-Th) 

Honors Convocation 

April 25 (Th) 

Final Grades for Graduates Due to Registrar 

April 26 (F) 5PM 

Last Day for SP-24A Semester Classes 

April 26 (F) 

Final Exam Week 

April 29 (M) - May 3(F)  

Baccalaureate Service 

May 3 (F) 6PM 

Commencement 

May 4 (Sa) 

Residence Halls Close  

May 5 (Su) Noon 

All Grades Due to Registrar for SP-24A 

May 7 (T) Noon 

 

 SUMMER 2024

 

 SUI-24 SUMMER I  

Residential Hall Check-In (SUI-24)  

May 18 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

Summer Session I (SUI-24) Begins   

May 20 (M)   

Registration Ends for Summer I (SUI-24)   

May 21 (Tu)   

Enrollment Verification Due      

May 24 (F) 5PM 

Reinstatement Period (SUI-24)   

May 27 (M) ENDS 5PM   

Summer Session I (SUI-24) Courses End   

June 12 (W)   

Final Examinations for Summer I (SUI-24)   

June 13-14 (Th-F)   

Residential Halls Checkout  

June 15 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

All Grades Due (SUI-24)   

June 18 (Tu) 5PM   

   

SUII-24 SUMMER II   

Residential Hall Check-In (SUII-24)  

June 22 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

Summer Session II (SUII-24) Begins   

June 24 (M)   

Registration Ends for Summer II (SUII-24)   

June 25 (T)   

Enrollment Verification Due (SUII-24)   

June 28 (F) 5PM 

Fourth of July Holiday (Campus Closed) 

July 4 (Th) 

Reinstatement Period Ends 

July 1 (M) 5PM   

Summer Session II (SUII-24) Ends   

July 17 (W)   

Final Examinations for Summer II (SUII-24)   

July 18 (R) - 19 (F)   

Residential Halls Checkout (SUII-24)  

July 20 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

All Grades Due (SUII-24)   

July 23 (Tu) NOON  

   

  SUB-24 SUMMER BRIDGE 

Residential Hall Check-In (SUB-24)  

June 15 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

Summer Bridge Begins (SUB-24)  

June 17 (M)  

Juneteenth Holiday (Campus Closed) 

June 19 (W) 

Registration Ends for Summer Bridge (SUB-24)   

June 20 (Th)   

Enrollment Verification Due (SUB-24)    

June 24 (M) 5PM  

Reinstatement Period (SUB-24)   

June 25 (T) ENDS 5PM  

Fourth of July Holiday (Campus Closed) 

July 4 (Th) 

Summer Bridge (SUB-24) Ends   

July 17 (W)   

Final Examinations for Summer Bridge   

July 18-19 (R-F)   

Residential Halls Checkout (SUB-24)  

July 20 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

All Grades Due   

July 26 (W) NOON  

   

FALL SEMESTER 2024 

 

FULL TERM FA-24 

New and Transfer Student Move-in 

July 24 (W) 

Returning Student Move-in 

July 27 (Sa) 

New Student and Parent Orientation 

July 25 (Th) - July 26 (F) 

Faculty and Staff Institute 

July 30 (T) 

Faculty Institute (Department Meetings) 

July 31 (W) 

Regular Classes Begin FA-24 

August 1 (Th) 

Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes 

August 8 (Th) 5PM 

Enrollment Verification FA-24 (Census) 

August 16 (Th) 5PM 

Reinstatement Period FA-24 

August 19 (M) - 20 (Tu) 

Labor Day Holiday (Observed) - No Classes 

September 2 (M) 

Classes Resume 

September 3 (Tu) 

Constitution Day Observation 

September 17 (Tu) 

Religious Emphasis Week  

September 24-26 (T-R) 

Mid-Semester Evaluations FA-24 

September 30 - October 5 (M-Sa) 

Mid-Semester Grades Dues FA-24 

October 9 (W) 5PM 

Last Day for Faculty Administrative Withdrawals 

October 9 (W) 5PM 

Last Day for Student Withdrawal from an Individual Course FA-24 

October 14 (M) 5PM 

Pre-Registration Begins for SP-25 

October 16 (W) 

Exit Exams Begin for Students Completing associate degree 

October 16 (W) 

Last Day to Withdraw from the College 

November 8 (F) 

Last Day for fall semester classes 

November 19 (Tu) 

Final Exams FA-24 

November 20 - 26 (W-T) 

Residence Halls Closed for Winter Break 

November 26 (Tu) 

Thanksgiving Break (Offices Closed) 

November 27- December 1 (W-Su) 

Offices Reopen 

December 2 (M) 

Grades Due FA-24 All Terms 

December 3 (Tu) NOON 

Campus Closed for Winter Break  

December 19, 2024 - January 1, 2025 

  

FALL SEMESTER 2024

BUFFALO STAMPEDE SESSION 

TERM FA-24A  

Pre-Registration Begins FA-24A 

September 4 (W) 

Regular Classes Begin FA-24A 

September 23 (M) 

Late Registration FA-24A 

September 23-24 (M-T) 

Last Day to Add and/or Drop a Class for FA-24A 

September 25 (W) 

Enrollment Verification FA-24A (Census) 

September 27 (F) NOON 

Pre-Registration Begins for SP-24 

October 16 (W) 

Testing Begins for Students Completing associate degree 

October 16 (W) 

Mid-Semester Evaluations FA-24A 

October 21 - 25 (T-F) 

Mid-Semester Grades Due FA-24A 

October 29 (T) Noon 

Last Day to Withdraw from an Individual Course 

October 31 (Th) 

Last Day to Withdraw from the College 

November 8 (F) 

Last Day for fall semester classes 

November 21 (Th) 

Final Exams FA-24A

November 22-26 (F-Tu) 

Residence Halls Closed for Winter Break 

November 26 (Tu) 

Thanksgiving Break (Offices Closed) 

November 27 - December 1 (W-Su) 

Offices Reopen 

December 2 (M) 

Grades Due FA-24 All Terms 

December 3 (Tu) NOON 

Campus Closed for Winter Break  

December 23, 2024 - January 1, 2025 

  

SPRING SEMESTER 2025 

 

TERM SP-25

FULL TERM 

Campus Closed in Observance of New Year’s Day 

January 1 (W) 

College Reopens after the Holiday Recess 

January 2 (Th) 

Faculty and Staff Institute 

January 2 (Th) 

Faculty Institute (Department Meetings) 

January 3 (F) 

Residence Halls Open for Students 

January 4 (Sa) 9 AM 

New Student and Parent Orientation  

January 4 (Sa) 

Regular Classes Begin SP-25 

January 6 (M) 

Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes  

January 15 (W) 5 PM 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observed - Campus Closed 

January 20 (M) 

Enrollment Verification Due SP-25 (Census) 

January 22 (W) 5 PM 

Exit Exams for Spring Graduates (Associate of Arts) 

February 17 - March 7 

Mid Term Evaluations SP-25 

March 3 - 7 (M-F) 

Mid Term Grades Due 

March 12 (W) 

Last Day for Faculty Administrative Withdrawals from Courses 

March 12 (W) 

Spring Break for Students and Faculty - Residence Halls Closed  

March 17 - 21 (M-F) 

E.C. Morris Institute 

March 23 - March 27 (Su-Th) 

Classes Resume for SP-25 

March 24 (M) 

Last Day for Students to Withdraw from Classes 

March 28 (F) 

Pre-Registration Begins for SU-25 and FA-25 

March 31 (M) 

Good Friday Observed (Campus Closed) 

April 18 (F) 

EASTER SUNDAY 

April 20 (Su) 

Final Exams for Graduates 

April 22 - 24 (Tu-Th) 

Honors Convocation 

April 24 (Th) 

Final Grades for Graduates Due to Registrar 

April 26 (F) 5PM 

Last Day for SP-25 Semester Classes 

April 25 (F) 

Final Exam Week 

April 2 (M) - May 3 (F) 

Baccalaureate Service 

May 2 (F) 6PM 

Commencement 

May 3 (Sa) 

Residence Halls Close  

May 4 (Su) Noon 

All Grades Due to Registrar for SP-25 

May 6 (Tu) Noon 

Last Faculty Contract Workday for 2024-2025 

May 6 (Tu) 5PM 

  

SPRING SEMESTER 2025

BUFFALO STAMPEDE SESSION 

TERM SP-25A  

Pre-registration Begins for SP-25A 

February 3 (M) 

Regular Classes Begin SP-25A 

March 3 (M) 

Late Registration for SP-25A 

March 3-4 (M-Tu) 

Last Day to Add and/or Drop a Class  

March 5 (W) 

Enrollment Verification Due SP-25A (Census) 

March 7 (F) NOON 

Spring Break for Students and Faculty 

March 17 - 21 (M-F) 

E.C. Morris Institute 

March 23 - March 27 (Su-Th) 

Classes Resume for SP-25A

March 24 (M) 

Last Day for Students to Withdraw from Individual Courses 

March 28 (F) 

Pre-Registration Begins for SU-25 and FA-25 

March 31 (M) 

Mid-Semester Evaluations SP-25A 

April 1-3 (Tu-Th) 

Mid Term Grades Due 

April 7 (M) 

Last Day for Faculty Administrative Withdrawals from Courses 

April 7 (M) 

Last Day for Student Withdrawal from College 

April 11 (F) 

Good Friday Observed (Campus Closed) 

April 18 (F) 

EASTER SUNDAY 

April 20 (Su) 

Final Exams for Graduates 

April 22 - 24 (T-Th) 

Honors Convocation 

April 24 (Th) 

Final Grades for Graduates Due to Registrar 

April 25 (F) 5PM 

Last Day for SP-25A Semester Classes 

April 25 (F) 

Final Exam Week 

April 28 - April 30 (M-W)  

Baccalaureate Service 

May 2 (F) 6PM 

Commencement 

May 3 (Sa) 

Residence Halls Close  

May 4 (Su) Noon 

All Grades Due to Registrar for SP-25A

May 6 (Tu) Noon 

  

  

 SUMMER 2025 

 

SUI-25 SUMMER I  

Residential Hall Check-In (SUI-25)  

May 17 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

Summer Session I (SUI-25) Begins   

May 19 (M)   

Registration Ends for Summer I (SUI-25)   

May 20 (Tu)   

Enrollment Verification Due      

May 23 (F) 5PM 

Reinstatement Period (SUI-25)   

May 26 (M) ENDS 5PM   

Summer Session I (SUI-25) Courses End   

June 12 (W)   

Final Examinations for Summer I (SUI-25)   

June 12-13 (Th-F)   

Residential Halls Checkout  

June 14 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

All Grades Due (SUI-25)   

June 17 (Tu) 5PM   

   

SUII-25 SUMMER II   

Residential Hall Check-In (SUII-25)  

June 21 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

Summer Session II (SUII-25) Begins   

June 23 (M)   

Registration Ends for Summer II (SUII-25)   

June 24 (T)   

Enrollment Verification Due (SUII-25)   

June 27 (F) 5PM 

Fourth of July Holiday (Campus Closed) 

July 4 (F) 

Reinstatement Period Ends 

June 30 (M) 5PM   

Summer Session II (SUII-25) Ends   

July 16 (W)   

Final Examinations for Summer II (SUII-25)   

July 17 (R) - 18 (F)   

Residential Halls Checkout (SUII-25)  

July 19 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

All Grades Due (SUII-25)   

July 22 (Tu) NOON  

   

  SUB-25 SUMMER BRIDGE 

Residential Hall Check-In (SUB-23)  

June 14 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

Summer Bridge Begins (SUB-23)  

June 16 (M)  

Juneteenth Holiday (Campus Closed) 

June 19 (Th) 

Registration Ends for Summer Bridge (SUB-23)   

June 18 (W)   

Enrollment Verification Due (SUB-23)    

June 23 (M) 5PM  

Reinstatement Period (SUB-23)   

June 24 (T) ENDS 5PM  

Fourth of July Holiday (Campus Closed) 

July 4 (F) 

Summer Bridge (SUB-23) Ends   

July 16 (W)   

Final Examinations for Summer Bridge   

July 17-18 (R-F)   

Residential Halls Checkout (SUB-23)  

July 19 (Sa) 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM  

All Grades Due   

July 22 (W) NOON 

  ****Calendar subject to change at President’s and Executive Cabinet’s discretion