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Dates & Deadlines

Early registration for the upcoming semester occurs in November and April. Students may add and drop courses online during the first two weeks of classes. Subsequent changes must be processed through the registrar and require signatures of the instructor, adviser and class dean.

Fall 2016

Friday, September 2, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Central Check-in for entering students

Wednesday, September 7

Advising and registration for entering students

Wednesday, September 7, 7 p.m.

Opening Convocation

Thursday, September 8, 8 a.m.

Classes begin

Wednesday, September 21

  • Last day to add/drop a course online
  • Last day to add/drop a first half semester course
  • Last day to submit permission via green waiver form
  • Last day to add a Five College course

Wednesday, September 28

  • Last day to add a Smith course
  • Last day for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequences

Saturday, October 8 –Tuesday, October 11

Fall Break

Friday, October 14

  • Last day to drop a course
  • Last day to free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course

Monday, October 17

  • Faculty: Mid-semester grades due

Thursday, November 3

Otelia Cromwell Day (afternoon and evening classes canceled)

Monday, November 7–Friday, November 18

Friday, November 11

  • Last day to change grading option in Smith course
  • Last day to add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • Last day to use free drop option (see your class dean)

Wednesday, November 23–Sunday, November 27

Thanksgiving break

Wednesday, November 30

  • Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course

Friday, December 9

  • Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office

Thursday, December 15

Classes end

Friday, December 16–Sunday, December 18

Pre-examination study period

Monday, December 19–Thursday, December 22

Final examinations

Friday, December 23–Monday, January 2

Winter Recess

Sunday, January 8

  • Faculty: Fall Grades Due

Interterm 2017

Tuesday, January 2–Tuesday, January 24

Interterm

Add/Drop dates for Interterm vary by course,
See Interterm Registration for more information.

Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King Day, no classes

Friday, February 3

  • Interterm grades due

Spring 2017

TBA

Orientation for entering students

Thursday, January 26, 8 a.m.

Classes begin

Wednesday, February 8

  • Last day to add/drop a course online
  • Last day to add/drop a first half semester course
  • Last day to submit permission via green waiver form
  • Last day to add a Five College course

Wednesday, February 15

  • Last day to add a Smith course
  • Last day for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequences

Thursday, February 23

Rally Day (afternoon classes canceled)

Wednesday, March 1

  • Last day to drop a course
  • Last day to free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course

Saturday, March 11-Sunday, March 19

Spring break

Monday, March 20

  • Faculty: Mid-semester grades due

Monday, April 3–Friday, April 14

Wednesday, April 5

  • Last day to change grading option in Smith course
  • Last day to add/drop a second half semester course
  • Last day to use free drop option (see the class dean)

Wednesday, April 19

  • Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course

Monday, May 1

  • Faculty: Exam Copies due in registrar's office

Thursday, May 4

Classes end

Friday, May 5–Monday, May 8

Pre-examination study period

Tuesday, May 9–Friday, May 12

Final examinations

Monday, May 15

  • Faculty: Senior grades due
    Departmental Honors seniors by 9 a.m.
    Other seniors & graduate students by 4 p.m.

Sunday, May 21

Commencement

Monday, May 22

  • Faculty: Non-senior grades due