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Ordering Course Materials for Spring Term

Course materials will be listed in Populi on the course info page. Required reading, optional reading, and course supplies are listed. You are encouraged to order your books well before the term begins. Although a limited number of books will be available for each class in the Bookstore, these are primarily intended to facilitate the add/drop process. Course supplies are available for purchase in the Bookstore.

Financial Aid Information

Financial aid documentation for 2015–16 aid is due by April 15, 2015. Please keep that in mind while on your FWT sojourn. Additionally, some financial aid recipients have yet to complete the FAFSA Data Retrieval Tool or obtain a Tax Return Transcript for the 2014-15 academic year. You have all been notified and if you are one of these students, please get this done and submitted before the Spring 2015 term begins; your aid cannot be disbursed without completing this. If you have any questions, please contact us by email or phone (802-440-4325).

Check-In

College housing will reopen for the spring term at noon on Sunday, February 22, 2015. If you are required (for on-campus employment) to arrive earlier you must secure advanced permission from the Office of Student Life. Any student who arrives prior to opening without advance permission will be charged $100 per night. Students who need housing accommodations prior to their arrival date for extenuating circumstances should contact the Office of Student Life (studentlife@bennington.edu). If your request is granted, there is a charge per night for early arrivals. Please plan your travel accordingly.

Storage Information

All items stored in the Bingham basement and in Barnes storage areas must be removed by 9:00 am on Monday, March 2, 2015. Items not removed by this time will be considered abandoned property and will be donated or disposed of accordingly. Storage and van availability will be posted in Digital Coffee Hour before the beginning of spring term.

Important Dates for Spring 2015

  • Saturday, February 21: New and transfer students arrive
  • Sunday, February 22: Houses open for returning students at noon
  • Monday, February 23: Registration
  • Tuesday, February 24: Classes begin
  • Refer to the Academic Calendar for other important dates

Albany to Bennington Transportation

Please refer to the extended shuttle schedule for beginning of term.