Fort Lewis College's academic calendar has three instructional periods, a Fall semester, Spring semester, and Summer semester.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
April 26, 2017
2016-2017 Academic Year
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Scheduled for Review
The College will have an academic calendar for its undergraduate and graduate programs comprised of three terms:
Fourteen weeks of instruction with a final examination week in a Fall semester;
Fourteen weeks of instruction with a final examination week in a Spring semester;
Seventeen weeks of instruction in a Summer semester.
The College will meet the requirements of 34 CFR 668.3 for a 30-week academic year through the scheduling of the Fall and Spring semesters as set forth 1.A.-B.
The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs establishes the beginning and ending dates for each term four years in advance. The Provost has the authority to change the beginning and ending dates for any term as deemed necessary without prior notice.
The Registrar will publish these dates in a document entitled the "Academic Calendar," which is included in the Catalog of Courses for that academic year and on the college website. Other dates of academic significance may be included in the academic calendar upon approval of the Provost
Reason for Policy
This policy implements an academic calendar that facilitates effective instruction while meeting federal financial aid regulations.
For following the policy: Registrar
For enforcement of the policy: Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
For oversight of the policy: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
For notification of the policy: Policy Librarian
For revision of institutional policies impacted by the lengthened Summer semester: Policy owners
For procedures implements the policy: Procedure owners