School Calendar

2016-17 Academic Calendar

2017 SPRING SEMESTER
Davenport University Winter Classes Begin January 9
GRCC Classes Begin January 9
Spring Semester Orientation for New Students January 13
4:00PM Deadline to Finalize Spring Class Schedule with Registrar’s Office January 13
GBC Classes Begin January 17
Cornerstone University Classes Begin January 19
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course without Record January 20
Davenport University Spring Vacation February 26-March 5
GBC Spring Vacation March 6-10
Cornerstone University Spring Vacation March 6-10
GRCC Spring Vacation March 6-10
GBC Classes Resume March 13
Missionary Conference March 14-17
Academic Advising Day March 21
Registration for Fall Semester March 21-31
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Passing Grade April 13
Easter Break April 14-16
Classes Resume April 17
GBC Final Examination Week April 24-28
Davenport University Winter Examination Week April 24-28
GRCC Examination Week April 24-28
GBC Commencement Banquet April 28
GBC Commencement April 29
Cornerstone University Examination Week May 1-4
National Day of Prayer May 5
Davenport University Spring/Summer Classes Begin May 8
GRCC  Summer Classes Begin May 8
2017 SUMMER SEMESTER
Summer Semester Begins May 9
Summer Semester Ends June 15
2017 FALL SEMESTER
AUGUST
Early Fall & Athletes Check In August 9
GBC Early Fall Classes BEGIN August 10
GBC Early Fall Classes END August 23
Fall “Kick-Off” Day for All Students August 24
Fall Student Orientation August 24-26
Deadline to finalize Fall class schedule with Registrar’s Office August 25
GRCC Classes Begin August 28
GBC Undergraduate Classes Begin August 28
Fall Convocation @ 9:45 a.m. August 29
SEPTEMBER
Last day to withdraw from a course without record September 1
Labor Day – No classes September 4
Davenport Classes Begin September 5
Cornerstone Classes Begin September 6
OCTOBER
Campus Service Project 9:30 am – Noon October 11
Board Meetings October 12-13
Homecoming October 13-14
Academic Advising Day – Chapel WILL meet October 24
Registration for Spring Semester October 24-November 9
NOVEMBER
Fall Break November 2-3
GBC Classes Resume November 6
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Passing Grade November 17
Thanksgiving Break November 20-24
Classes Resume November 27
DECEMBER
GBC Final Examination Week December 11-15
GRCC Final Examination Week December 11-15
Cornerstone University Final Examination Week December 11-15
Davenport University Final Examination Week December 18-22
2018 SPRING SEMESTER
JANUARY
Davenport University Winter Classes Begin January 8
GRCC Classes Begin January 8
GBC Spring Semester Orientation for New Students January 12
Deadline to finalize Spring class schedule with Registrar’s Office January 12
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no classes January 15
GBC Undergraduate Classes to Begin January 16
Cornerstone University Classes Begin January 18
Last day to withdraw from a course without record January 22
FEBRUARY
Davenport University Spring Vacation February 25 – March 3
MARCH
Davenport University Classes Resume March 5
GBC Spring Vacation March 5-9
GRCC Spring Vacation March 5-9
Cornerstone University Spring Vacation March 5-9
GBC/GRCC/Cornerstone Classes Resume March 12
Missionary Conference March 13-16
Academic Advising Day – Chapel WILL meet March 20
Registration for Fall 2018 March 20 – 29
Good Friday – No classes March 30
APRIL
Easter April 1
GBC Classes Resume April 2
Registration for Fall 2018 April 2-4
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Passing Grade April 13
GBC Final Examination Week April 23-27
GBC Graduation Banquet April 27
Commencement April 28
MAY
National Day of Prayer May 3
GBC Summer Session Begins May 8