2023-24 Academic Calendar | Hood College (2024)

2023-2024 Calendar

FALL 2023

August
Friday 4Deadline for graduate students to upload final projects for September graduation
Monday 14International Student move-in
Tuesday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for January graduation to the registrar's office
Wednesday 16New Graduate Student Orientation, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., with a virtual option on 8/17 for new graduate students in online programs; New International Graduate Student Orientation, 2 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 17New International Undergraduate Student Orientation, 10:30 a.m.
Friday18New First-Year move-in; Undergraduate Student Orientation, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Saturday19Returning and transfer student move-in, returning students beginning at TBD, transfer students at 12 p.m.
Sunday 20Undergraduate Convocation, 5 p.m.
Sunday 20Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting (all online classes begin on August 21)
Monday 21First day of classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Monday 21Drop/add period begins; 80% tuition refund period begins and continues through August 30, 0% tuition refund thereafter
Wednesday 30Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change S/U (undergraduate only) or audit option; last day to file for Leave of Absence
September
Monday 4Labor Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 8Deadline for graduate students to submit notification of fall comprehensive exams to the registrar's office (Ceramic Arts and Human Behavior)
Friday 8Last day to file for extra credit (x) study or internship (undergraduate only)
October
Tuesday 10Term II PE begins
Friday 13Midterm grades due by 9 a.m. in registrar's office
Monday 16- Tuesday 17Fall Break; no classes; offices open
Wednesday 18Classes resume
Saturday 28Master's Comprehensive Examinations
Monday 30Advising period begins and continues through November 10
Tuesday 31Master's Comprehensive Examinations
November
Monday 6Last day to withdraw from undergraduate classes
Monday 13Last day to withdraw from graduate classes
Monday 13Begin winter and spring registration for seniors and current graduate students
Tuesday 14Last day for undergraduates to submit petition for spring semester study abroad or study at another institution
Tuesday 14Begin winter and spring registration for juniors
Wednesday 15Begin winter and spring registration for sophom*ores
Thursday 16Begin winter and spring registration for first-year students
Friday 17Deadline for graduate students to upload final research projects for January graduation
Monday 20Begin winter and spring registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and non-degree seeking students
Wednesday 22 - Sunday 26Thanksgiving recess; no classes
Wednesday 22Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess, 12 p.m.
Thursday 23 - Sunday 26Offices closed for Thanksgiving recess
Sunday 26Residence halls open after Thanksgiving recess, 12 p.m.
Monday 27Classes resume
December
Monday 4Last day of undergraduate classes; Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for undergraduate students
Monday 4 - Saturday 9Last week of graduate classes
Tuesday 5Undergraduate Reading Day
Wednesday 6 - Friday 8Undergraduate Final Exams
Friday 8Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for graduate students
Saturday 9 - Sunday 10Undergraduate Reading Days
Monday 11 - Tuesday 12Undergraduate Final Exams
Wednesday 13Residence halls close at 12 p.m.
Friday 15Final grades due by 12 p.m. in the registrar's office
Saturday 23 - Monday 1Winter break; offices closed

WINTER (J-TERM) 2024

January
Monday 1Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first-class meeting (all online classes begin on January 2)
Tuesday 2Classes begin
Wednesday 3Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.
Friday 12Last day to withdraw from classes
Monday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for June graduation to the registrar's office
Monday 15Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 19Classes end; Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests
Tuesday 23Final grades due by 9 a.m. in the registrar's office

SPRING 2024

January
Monday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for June graduation to the registrar's office
Wednesday 17New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation, time TBD
Saturday20Residence halls open for new students, 9a.m.
Saturday20Residence halls open for returning students, 12p.m.
Monday22New undergraduate students arrive; orientation, time 9 a.m.
Monday 22Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% tuition refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting (all online classes begin on January 23)
Tuesday 23First day of classes for undergraduate and graduate students
Tuesday 23Drop/add period begins; 80% tuition refund begins and continues through February 1; 0% tuition refund thereafter
February
Thursday 1Drop/add ends at 5 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change S/U (undergraduate only) or audit option; last day to file for Leave of Absence
Friday 2Deadline for graduate students to submit notification of spring comprehensive exams to the registrar's office (Ceramic Arts and Human Behavior)
Friday 9Last day to file for extra credit (x) study or internship (undergraduate only)
March
Friday 8Residence halls close for Spring Break,8 p.m.
Monday 11 - Sunday 17Spring Break; no classes. Offices open Monday-Friday
Friday 15Deadline for students to apply/petition for September graduation to the registrar's office
Sunday 17Residence halls re-open, 12 p.m.
Monday 18Classes resume
Tuesday 19Term IV PE begins
Friday 22Midterm grades due by 9 a.m. in registrar's office
April
Monday 1Advising period begins and continues through April 12
Saturday6Master's Comprehensive Exams
Monday 8Last day to withdraw from undergraduate classes
Tuesday 9Master's Comprehensive Exams
Friday 12Last day to submit petition for fall study abroad or study at another institution
Monday 15Last day to withdraw from graduate classes
Monday 15SPIRES Day of Alternate Instruction
Monday 15Begin summer and fall registration for non-graduating seniors, juniors and current graduate students
Tuesday 16Begin summer and fall registration for sophom*ores
Wednesday 17Begin summer and fall registration for first-year students
Monday 22Begin summer and fall registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and non-degree seeking students
Tuesday 30Deadline for graduate students to upload final research projects for June graduation
May
Monday 6Last day of undergraduate classes; Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for undergraduate students
Monday 6 - Saturday 11Last week of graduate classes
Tuesday 7Undergraduate Reading Day
Wednesday 8 - Friday 10Undergraduate Final Exams
Friday 10Last day to submit Incomplete grade requests for graduate students
Saturday 11 - Sunday 12Undergraduate Reading Days
Monday 13 - Tuesday 14Undergraduate Final Exams
Wednesday 15Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students), 2 p.m.
Friday 17Final grades due by 12 p.m. in the registrar's office
Saturday 18Commencement - Degree conferral will occur after confirmation of degree requirements have been met on June 15
Sunday 19Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 2 p.m.

SUMMER 2024

May
Monday 20Term I begins
Monday 27Memorial Day; no classes; offices closed
Friday 31All students move to summer housing assignments, time 9 a.m.
June
Wednesday 19Juneteenth; no classes; offices closed
Friday 21Last day to withdraw from Summer I coursework that meets the full length of the term (5/20-6/30). For requests to withdraw from other Summer I coursework outside of the standard meeting dates, contact registrar@hood.edu for information
Sunday 30Term I ends
July
Monday 1Term II begins
Wednesday 3Term I grades due by 3 p.m. in the registrar's office
Thursday 4July 4th Holiday; no classes; offices closed
August
Friday 2Last day to withdraw from Summer II coursework that meets the full length of the term (7/1-8/11). For requests to withdraw from other Summer II coursework outside the standard meeting dates, contact registrar@hood.edu for information
Friday 2Deadline for graduate students to upload final projects for September graduation
Sunday 11Term II ends
Wednesday 14Term II grades due by 3 p.m. in the registrar's office

Withdrawal and tuition refund policy for summer terms:

100% tuition refund before the first day of class for all sessions

80% tuition refund within the first two calendar days of one and two-week sessions; 0% tuition refund thereafter

80% tuition refund within the first four calendar days of three and four-week sessions; 0% tuition refund thereafter

80% tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of five and six-week sessions; 0% tuition refund thereafter

Online coursework begins the first day of the term

2023-24 Academic Calendar | Hood College (2024)

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What GPA is OK for College? ›

Each grade is weighted to a specific number of points so that the sum total makes up your grade point average (GPA), which in turn reflects your overall academic performance. A good college GPA on a standard 4.0 scale can fall between 3.0 and 4.0—or between a B and an A+. However, “good” often depends on context.

What GPA do you need for Hood College? ›

Average GPA: 3.4

With a GPA of 3.4, Hood College requires you to be around average in your high school class. You'll need a mix of A's and B's, and very few C's. If you have a lower GPA, you can compensate with harder courses like AP or IB classes.

What is Hood College ranked in the US? ›

Hood College's ranking in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities North, #60. Its tuition and fees are $45,870. Hood College is a private institution that was founded in 1893. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,202 (fall 2022), its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 50 acres.

What is Hood College ranked in the world? ›

More rankings for this university

Hood College is ranked 545th by the ranking provided by Forbes compared to the 400 other universities in the year 2020. And in the year 2021, it was ranked 500th compared to 445 different universities.

How many students are enrolled at Hood College? ›

What colleges have a 17% acceptance rate? ›

Methodology
RankSchoolAcceptance Rate
7University of California-Berkeley17%
8University of California-Los Angeles17%
9Georgetown University17%
10Washington University in St Louis17%
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Is Hood College a good College? ›

Hood College is ranked #60 out of 178 Regional Universities North. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

What is the rarest College to get into? ›

Hardest School to Get into in the World: Top 10 List
College# of Applications in 2022Acceptance Rate in 2022
Minerva University20,8161%
California Institute of Technology16,6262.70%
Harvard University61,2213.20%
Stanford University56,3783.70%
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What is the lowest acceptance rate College? ›

While you may think there's just one answer to what college has the lowest acceptance rate, there's actually two. The Harvard acceptance rate and Caltech acceptance rate are both tied at 3%. However, Harvard and Caltech are very different schools, and have different class sizes as well as total applicants.

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