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Open House Dates for Spring 2017

Shepherd University offers Open House visitation events on Saturdays throughout the school year. An Open House is a great opportunity for you to tour our beautiful campus, discuss majors with faculty, and learn more about campus life. Our dedicated faulty and staff will answer all your questions about Shepherd, covering topics like financial aid, study abroad, residence life, and more. Open House spaces fill up quickly, so register early for your preferred date.  To make an appointment, contact the Office of Admissions at 304-876-5212 or 800-344-5231 ext. 5212. You may also email your visit request to admissions@shepherd.edu

Spring 2017 Open House date:  April 1, 2017

Spring Semester 2017 Calendar

January 6 Add/drop and late registration (late fee applies) via RAIL begins at 5:00 pm.  New Student Convocation, Storer Ballroom 8:30 am.
January 9 Classes Begin for Spring 2017.  Add/drop and late registration (late fee applies) via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall (between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm).  Consult advisor.  Nurse packs and uniforms must be obtained.
January 10 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Nursing Assembly EOB Auditorium Room 117.  Attendance is mandatory.
January 13 Last day to add/drop and late registration (late fee applies), via RAIL or at Ikenberry Hall (between 9:00 am – 4:00 pm).  Consult advisor. 
January 16 Martin Luther King Day.  Offices closed. 
January 20 Last day for instructor-approved late adds via RAIL. 
January 23 Last day to change a course from credit to pass/fail status. 
January 30 Last day to change a course from credit to audit status.
February 3       White Coat Ceremony.  
February 10 Last day to withdraw from first half-semester class.  See advisor by noon.
February 20 First day of midterm exams.
February 24 Last day of midterm exams.
March 1 Midterm grades available on RAIL (tentative).
March 10 Last day to withdraw from a full semester class.  See advisor by noon.
March 12 First day of Spring Recess.
March 19 Last day of Spring Recess
March 22 First day of Academic Advisement for continuing students for Fall 2017. 
March 31 Last day to withdraw from second-half semester class.  See advisor by noon.
April 3 First day of Fall 2017 RAIL registration for continuing students, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.
April 5 Last day of Academic Advisement for continuing students for Fall 2017. 
April 13 First day of Spring Weekend Recess (as needed, make-up for inclement weather).
April 14 Second day of Spring Weekend Recess (as needed, make-up for inclement weather).
April 21 Last day of classes; last day for complete withdrawal from semester. 
April 24      First day of final exams. 
April 28 Last day of final exams.  Pinning Ceremony.
May 2 Grades will be available via RAIL (tentative).
May 5 Nursing Convocation
May 6 144th Commencement, Butcher Center.

Academic Advisement

Advisors will have advisement schedules posted on their office doors for pre-nursing and nursing students. You must meet with your advisor in order to receive your pin to register for next semester classes.

March 22 First day of academic advisement for continuing students for Fall 2017.
April 5 Last day of academic advisement for continuing students for Fall 2017.

Erma Ora Byrd Hall Building Map

Get to know the Department of Nursing Education building before you arrive. Print this building map to guide your way or to easily find your classes.