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Monday, Jun. 27, 2016 Biotechnology PCR Lab Workshop
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Science Center, room 222
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Contact: Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department, (518) 629-7681, Web page

Hudson Valley Community College is offering a PCR Lab Workshop for high school science teachers this summer.  Get a jump on next year’s curriculum, share best practices with other teachers, earn professional development credits and be eligible to borrow lending equipment so you can bring lab experiences in biotechnology and biomanufacturing to your students.

 
Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2016 Biotechnology PCR Lab Workshop
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Science Center, room 222
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Contact: Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department, (518) 629-7681, Web page

Hudson Valley Community College is offering a PCR Lab Workshop for high school science teachers this summer.  Get a jump on next year’s curriculum, share best practices with other teachers, earn professional development credits and be eligible to borrow lending equipment so you can bring lab experiences in biotechnology and biomanufacturing to your students.

 
Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2016 Biotechnology PCR Lab Workshop
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Science Center, room 222
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Contact: Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department, (518) 629-7681, Web page

Hudson Valley Community College is offering a PCR Lab Workshop for high school science teachers this summer.  Get a jump on next year’s curriculum, share best practices with other teachers, earn professional development credits and be eligible to borrow lending equipment so you can bring lab experiences in biotechnology and biomanufacturing to your students.

 
Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016 EOC 50th Graduation Ceremony
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
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Contact: Elaine Harwood, (518) 273-1900, e.harwood@hvcc.edu

The Capital District Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) will celebrate it’s 50th graduation ceremony with retired faculty and staff, alumni, current staff and graduates and their friends and family. A reception will follow the ceremony in the ice skating rink.

 
Friday, Jul. 1, 2016 Summer Session 2 and 4 Classes End
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Monday, Jul. 4, 2016 Fourth of July – College Closed
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Tuesday, Jul. 5, 2016 Summer Session 5 and 6 Classes Begin
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Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2016 Instant Admission Day
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Monday, Jul. 18, 2016 U.W. Marx Golf Tournament
11:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Country Club of Troy
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Contact: Hudson Valley Community College Foundation, (518) 629-8012, foundation@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2016 The 8th Annual Taste of Malta
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
TEC-SMART
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Contact: (518) 288-8009, Web page

A variety of Malta, NY area restaurants will be serving samples of their best fare at this year’s Taste of Malta. Join us at the 8th Annual Taste of Malta presented and sponsored by the Malta Business & Professional Association and hosted by Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART in Malta at 345 Hermes Rd, located off Exit 12 of the Adirondack Northway.

Sample cuisine from a variety of Malta and local area restaurants including Panza’s Restaurant, Dock Brown’s, Bentley’s and many more! You may pre-register online at Taste of Malta, or pay at the door.

There will be a 50/50 raffle and many prize give-aways, including a Grand Prize that will have you enjoying 12 local restaurants for a year!

Proceeds from this event support the Ballston Spa Partnership for Innovation in Education Fund. Through business and individual sponsorships and donations, entrance fees to the event, and funds raised from raffles held at the event, we have been able to give over $13,000 to the fund which supports several Ballston Spa Central School District’s most innovative initiatives, including the Clean Technologies & Sustainable Industries Early College in High School (Clean Tech ECHS) held at the HVCC’s TEC-SMART facility in Malta.

Contact Karen McGowan, Chairperson at Karen@CapitalInteriorscapes.com or Pam Grandin at MaltaBPA@gmail.com with any questions.

 
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2016 Instant Admission Day at Albany Extension Center
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Ave.
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Friday, Jul. 22, 2016 Summer Session 5 Classes End
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Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 Parent/Family Orientation Session
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Siek Campus Center
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Contact: (518) 629-7705, orientation@hvcc.edu

Hudson Valley offers special information sessions to help parents and families learn how to support their new college students.

Sessions will highlight:

  • Tips for encouraging student success
  • Tutoring and mentoring resources
  • Wellness offerings and student activities
  • Career and transfer planning assistance

Register online to attend an upcoming session.

Remember that your student must also register for a separate student session, if they haven’t already.

 
Friday, Aug. 12, 2016 Summer Session 3 and 6 Classes End
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Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 Instant Admission Week
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, Web page
 
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 Instant Admission Week
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, Web page
 
Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 Instant Admission Week
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, Web page
 
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 Instant Admission Week
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, Web page
 
Friday, Aug. 19, 2016 Instant Admission Week
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, Web page
 
Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 Transfer Student Welcome Day
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Siek Campus Center, room 204
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Designed for prospective and accepted students who have earned college credit at another college or university, the day will highlight college support services and resources. Parents and family are welcome to attend.

 
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 Fall 2016 New Faculty Orientation
Bulmer Telecommunications Center (BTC)
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Contact: Center for Effective Teaching (CET), (518) 629-7291, cet@hvcc.edu

Details TBA

 
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 Fall 2016 Instruction Begins – Day classes
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Welcome Week Experience
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Enjoy a variety of activities that feature music, entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways (including those cool Hudson Valley sunglasses!) and, of course, lots of food.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

More details TBA.

 
Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 Welcome Week Experience
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Enjoy a variety of activities that feature music, entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways (including those cool Hudson Valley sunglasses!) and, of course, lots of food.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

More details TBA.

 
Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016 Welcome Week Experience
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Enjoy a variety of activities that feature music, entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways (including those cool Hudson Valley sunglasses!) and, of course, lots of food.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

More details TBA.

 
Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016 Welcome Week Experience
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Enjoy a variety of activities that feature music, entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways (including those cool Hudson Valley sunglasses!) and, of course, lots of food.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

More details TBA.

 
Friday, Sep. 2, 2016 Welcome Week Experience
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Enjoy a variety of activities that feature music, entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways (including those cool Hudson Valley sunglasses!) and, of course, lots of food.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

More details TBA.

 
Saturday, Sep. 3, 2016 Welcome Week Experience
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Enjoy a variety of activities that feature music, entertainment, friendly competitions, giveaways (including those cool Hudson Valley sunglasses!) and, of course, lots of food.

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

More details TBA.

 
Monday, Sep. 5, 2016 Labor day – College Closed
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Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2016 Fall 2016 Evening On-Campus Classes Begin
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Monday, Sep. 12, 2016 Fall 2016 Off-Campus Classes Begin
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9/11 Memorial and Reflection
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

The campus community is invited to the Veterans’ Memorial Monument (quad area) on Monday, Sept. 12 at noon for a moment of silence to honor and pay tribute to victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorists attacks in New York City, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania.

The event will provide students and staff an opportunity to reflect on the tragic event and share how they believe our lives have changed since. A video documentary commemorating the 9/11 assault will follow in the Maureen Stapleton Theatre from 10 a.m. to noon.

Also, students will be able to express their thoughts on a banner in the Siek Campus Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 
Friday, Sep. 16, 2016 Constitution Day Celebration
10:00 am
Siek Campus Center, Room 204
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

For more information, please contact the Student Activities Office at 629-7348.

 
Monday, Sep. 19, 2016 All College Meeting
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Contact: President's Office, (518) 629-4530
 
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 NYC Day Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Spend the day exploring the city’s shops, museums and restaurants! Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Bryant Park in NYC at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
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Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 Fall Fest
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

There will be plenty of food, beverages, music and the Viking Cup Challenge – a faculty/staff vs. student softball game at noon.

If you are interested in playing in the game, sign up in the Student Activities Office with your HVCC ID!

 
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 Fright Fest at Six Flags New England Day Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: TBA
Guest Price: TBA

Price includes roundtrip transportation and park admission. The bus will depart from McDonough Sports Complex at 10 a.m. and will leave Six Flags at 8 p.m.

Ticket Information
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Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 8th Annual Race Away Stigma 5K Race & Fun Walk
Student Pavilion (located in front of Hudson Hall)
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Contact: Larry Ellis, (518) 629-7175, l.ellis@hvcc.edu

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Race/Walk begins at 10 a.m.
Awards and post-race snacks at 11 a.m.

$17 HMRRC members, $25 non-members
$30 Day of Race Registration
HVCC Students are free, but need to register

 
Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 No Classes – Columbus Day
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Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 Foundation Gala to benefit EOC
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Franklin Plaza, Troy, NY
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Contact: Hudson Valley Community College Foundation, (518) 629-8012, foundation@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 Salem Day Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: TBA
Guest Price: TBA

Price includes roundtrip transportation and a Hocus Pocus Tour of Salem. There will be a tour of Salem at noon.

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Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 Fall 2016 Sprint Classes Begin
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Fall 2016 Mid-Semester Grades Due
10:00 am
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Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 Freshmen Elections
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

Freshman students are encouraged to pick up a freshman officer election petition if they are interested in running for freshman class president and/or freshman senator. Petitions are available in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210).

 
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 Freshmen Elections
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

Freshman students are encouraged to pick up a freshman officer election petition if they are interested in running for freshman class president and/or freshman senator. Petitions are available in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210).

 
College in the High School Faculty Development Day
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Rooms
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Contact: College in the High School, (518) 629-8164, Web page
 
Pumpkin Palooza Student Festival
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Students can start picking up their pumpkins Monday, Oct. 17 in the Student Activities Office (CTR 210), to decorate. Bring your decorated pumpkin to the Siek Campus Center Lobby on Thursday, Oct. 27 by 11:45 a.m. to enter the contest
Judging of pumpkin decoration competition takes place from noon to 1 p.m.

Student Prizes:
1st: $100 gift card to the Bookstore
2nd: $50 gift card to the Bookstore
3rd: $25 gift card to the Bookstore

Staff Prizes:
1st: $100 gift card to Subway
2nd: $50 gift card to Subway
3rd: $25 gift card to Subway

Also, in front of the Campus Center from 11 a.m. to noon, there will be a pumpkin catapult. Stop by to see which pumpkin catapult hits the target.

 
Pumpkin Palooza Family Festival
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, pumpkins@hvcc.edu

This fall festival is free and open to the public and campus community.

  • Caricatures
  • Mr. Twisty
  • Carnival Games
  • Prizes
  • Music
  • Magician Jim Snack
  • Heartfelt Clowns
  • Free Refreshments
  • Bike Give-Away

We will also be accepting donations of non-perishable food items for the college’s food pantry.

For more information, email pumpkins@hvcc.edu.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sponsored by the Student Senate

 
Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 Boston Day Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Quincy Market in Boston at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
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Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 Fall 2016 Last day to withdraw from classes
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Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Friday, Nov. 25, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 NYC Radio City Music Hall/Shopping Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: $55 includes ticket to Radio City Music Hall or $20 for just shopping/visit
Guest Price: $75 includes ticket to Radio City Music Hall or $30 for just shopping/visit

Price includes round-trip bus transportation. Bus leaves from McDonough Sports Complex at 7:30 a.m. and leaves NYC from Bryant Park at 6 p.m. Students can purchase tickets to either go shopping or attend the Christmas Spectacular Show at Radio City Music Hall.

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Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 Holiday Banquet
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

More information TBA.

 
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 Fall 2016 Last day of instruction
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Monday, Dec. 19, 2016 Fall 2016 Final Grades Due
10:00 am
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Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 Intersession 2016 Classes Begin
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Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 Holiday – College Closed
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Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 Intersession 2016 Last day to withdraw
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Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 Intersession 2016 Snow Day
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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 Intersession 2016 Grades Due
10:00 am
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Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes
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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 Spring 2017 Instruction Begins Day and Evening On-Campus Classes
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Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 Spring 2017 Off-Campus Classes Begin
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Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 All College Meeting
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Contact: President's Office, (518) 629-4530
 
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 Faculty Workshop Day – No Classes
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Details TBA

 
Monday, Mar. 13, 2017 Spring 2017 Sprint Classes Begin
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Spring 2017 Mid-semester Grades Due
10:00 am
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Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 Spring Break – No Classes
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Tuesday, Mar. 21, 2017 Spring Break – No Classes
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Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017 Spring Break – No Classes
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Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 Spring Break – No Classes
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Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 Spring Break – No Classes
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Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017 Spring Break – No Classes
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Saturday, Apr. 8, 2017 NYC Day Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Spend the day exploring the city’s shops, museums and restaurants! Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Bryant Park in NYC at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
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Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017 Spring 2017 Last day to withdraw from classes
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Friday, Apr. 14, 2017 Holiday – College Closed
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Saturday, Apr. 15, 2017 Holiday – College Closed
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Monday, Apr. 17, 2017 Holiday – College Closed
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Tuesday, Apr. 18, 2017 Holiday – College Closed
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Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017 Boston Day Trip
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Student Price: $20
Guest Price: $30

Price includes roundtrip transportation. Bus will leave in front of McDonough Sports Complex at 8 a.m. and will leave Quincy Market in Boston at 6 p.m.

Ticket Information
On sale: TBA

 
Wednesday, Apr. 26, 2017 Student Senate Elections
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

More details TBA.

 
Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017 Spring Fest
Student Pavilion (located in front of Hudson Hall)
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Students are invited to attend and enjoy free food, a local DJ, caricature artists, games and give-a-ways. Student club information tables also will be set up.

 
Student Senate Elections
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Vote online at www.hvcc.edu/vote.

More details TBA.

 
Thursday, May. 4, 2017 End of the Year Banquet
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Details TBA

 
Faculty / Staff Honors Convocation
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Maureen Stapleton Theatre (located in the Siek Campus Center)
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Friday, May. 12, 2017 Spring 2017 Last Day of Instruction
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Student Honors and Awards Ceremony
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
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Contact: Office of the Vice President for Enrollment , (518) 629-7307

This ceremony recognizes the college’s highest achieving graduates who have earned a G.P.A. of 3.5 or above as well as special award recipients. Invited students and their guests are welcome to attend this special event. Tickets are not required. Students must wear their academic honors regalia to the ceremony.

 
Saturday, May. 13, 2017 63rd Annual Commencement Ceremony
Joseph L. Bruno Stadium
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Doors open to family/guests at 7:30 a.m.
Graduates assemble in the G-lot, located behind McDonough Sports Complex at 7:30 a.m.
Procession begins at 8:45 a.m. 

 
Monday, May. 15, 2017 Spring 2017 Final Grades Due
10:00 am
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Monday, May. 22, 2017 Summer Session 1, 2 and 3 Classes Begin
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Tuesday, May. 30, 2017 Summer Session 4 Classes Begin
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Friday, Jun. 9, 2017 Summer Session 1 Classes End
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Friday, Jun. 30, 2017 Summer Session 2 and 4 Classes End
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Monday, Jul. 3, 2017 Summer Session 6 Classes Begin
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Friday, Aug. 11, 2017 Summer Session 3 and 6 Classes End
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