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Fall 2019

Friday, August 30
8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Central Check-In for entering students
Wednesday, September 4 Advising and registration for entering students
Wednesday, September 4 Opening Convocation
Thursday, September 5
8 a.m
  • Classes begin
  • Add/drop on BannerWeb opens at 8 a.m. (new Reg code required)
Wednesday, September 11 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Wednesday, September 18 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • add course via waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • submit music lesson form
Wednesday, September 25 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Wednesday, October 9 Last day to:
  • drop a course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, October 12–Tuesday, October 15 Fall break
Friday, October 18 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Thursday, November 7 Otelia Cromwell Day (afternoon and evening classes canceled)
Monday, November 4–Friday, November 15 Advising and registration for spring 2020
Friday, November 8 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (see your class dean)
Tuesday, November 26 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Wednesday, November 27–Sunday, December 1 Thanksgiving break
Monday, December 9 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Thursday, December 12 Classes end
Friday, December 13–Monday, December 16 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, December 17–Friday, December 20 Final examinations
Saturday, December 21–Monday, January 5 Winter recess
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
9 a.m.
Faculty: Final grades due for fall semester

Interterm 2020

Monday, January 6–Friday, January 24 Interterm
Add/drop dates for Inteterm vary by course. See Interterm Registration for more information.
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no classes
Monday, February 3 Faculty: Interterm grades due

Spring 2020

Thursday, January 23-Sunday, January 26 Orientation for entering students
Monday, January 27
8 a.m.
  • Classes begin
  • Add/drop on BannerWeb opens at 8 a.m. (new Reg code required)

Friday, January 31

Last day to:

  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Friday, February 7 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • add course via waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • submit music lesson form
Friday, February 14 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Thursday, February 20 Rally Day (afternoon classes canceled)
Friday, February 28 Last day to:
  • drop a course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, March 14–Sunday, March 22 Spring break
Monday, March 23 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Friday, April 3 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (see your class dean)
Monday, April 6–Friday, April 17 Advising and registration for fall 2020
Friday, April 17 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Monday, April 27 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Friday, May 1 Classes end
Saturday, May 2–Monday, May 4 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, May 5–Friday, May 8 Final examinations
Monday, May 11 Faculty: senior grades and graduate student grades due by 12:00pm (noon)
Sunday, May 17 Commencement
Monday, May 18 Faculty: non-senior grades due

Fall 2020

Wednesday, September 2
Time TBD
Central Check-In for entering students
TBD Advising and registration for entering students
Monday, September 7 Opening Convocation
Tuesday, September 8
8 a.m
  • Classes begin
  • Add/drop on BannerWeb opens at 8 a.m. (new Reg code required)
Monday, September 14 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Friday, September 18 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • add course via waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • submit music lesson form
Friday, September 25 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Friday, October 9 Last day to:
  • drop a course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, October 10–Tuesday, October 13 Fall break
Monday, October 19 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Tuesday, November 3 Otelia Cromwell Day (afternoon and evening classes canceled)
Monday, November 9–Friday, November 20 Advising and registration for spring 2021
Wednesday, November 11 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (see your class dean)
Wednesday, November 25–Sunday, November 29 Thanksgiving break
Monday, November 30 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Friday, December 11 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Tuesday, December 15 Classes end
Wednesday, December 16–Friday, December 18 Pre-examination study period
Saturday, December 19–Tuesday, December 22 Final examinations
Wednesday, December 23–Sunday, January 3

Winter recess

Wednesday, January 6, 2021
9 a.m.
Faculty: Final grades due for fall semester

Interterm 2021

Monday, January 4–Friday, January 22 Interterm
Add/drop dates for Inteterm vary by course. See Interterm Registration for more information.
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no classes
Wednesday, February 3 Faculty: Interterm grades due

Spring 2021

Thursday, January 21-Sunday, January 24 Orientation for entering students
Monday, January 25
8 a.m.
  • Classes begin
  • Add/drop on BannerWeb opens at 8 a.m. (new Reg code required)

Friday, January 29

Last day to:

  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Friday, February 5 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • add course via waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • submit music lesson form
Friday, February 12 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Thursday, February 18 Rally Day (afternoon classes canceled)
Friday, February 26 Last day to:
  • drop a course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, March 13–Sunday, March 21 Spring break
Monday, March 22 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Friday, April 2 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (see your class dean)
Monday, April 5–Friday, April 16 Advising and registration for Fall 2021
Friday, April 16 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Monday, April 26 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Friday, April 30 Classes end
Saturday, May 1–Monday, May 3 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, May 4–Friday, May 7 Final examinations
Monday, May 10 Faculty: senior grades and graduate student grades due by 12:00pm (noon)
Sunday, May 16 Commencement
Monday, May 17 Faculty: non-senior grades due