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Fall 2018

Friday, August 31
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Central Check-In for entering students
Wednesday, September 5 Advising and registration for entering students
Wednesday, September 5 Opening Convocation
Thursday, September 6
8 a.m
  • Classes begin
  • Add/drop on BannerWeb opens at 8 a.m. (new Reg code required)
Wednesday, September 12 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Wednesday, September 19 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 26 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Saturday, October 6–Tuesday, October 9 Fall break
Friday, October 12 Last day to:
  • drop a course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Monday, October 15 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Thursday, November 1 Otelia Cromwell Day (afternoon and evening classes canceled)
Monday, November 5–Friday, November 16 Advising and registration for spring 2019
Friday, November 9 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 21–Sunday, November 25 Thanksgiving break
Wednesday, November 28 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Monday, December 10 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Thursday, December 13 Classes end
Friday, December 14–Monday, December 17 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, December 18–Friday, December 21 Final examinations
Saturday, December 22–Tuesday, January 1

Winter recess

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
9 a.m.
Faculty: Final grades due for fall semester

Interterm 2019

Thursday, January 3–Wednesday, January 23 Interterm
Add/drop dates for Inteterm vary by course. See Interterm Registration for more information.
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no classes
Friday, February 1 Faculty: Interterm grades due

Spring 2019

Monday, January 21-Wednesday, January 23 Orientation for entering students
Thursday, January 24
8 a.m.
  • Classes begin
  • Add/drop on BannerWeb opens at 8 a.m. (new Reg code required)

Wednesday, January 30

Last day to:

  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Wednesday, February 6 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, February 13 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Wednesday, February 20 Rally Day (afternoon classes canceled)
Wednesday, February 27 Last day to:
  • drop a course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, March 9–Sunday, March 17 Spring break
Monday, March 18 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Monday, April 1–Friday, April 12 Advising and registration for Fall 2019
Wednesday, 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)
Wednesday, April 10 Diversity and Inclusion Conference (all classes canceled)
Wednesday, April 17 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Monday, April 29 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Thursday, May 2 Classes end; All Wednesday classes meet (Rally Day, Diversity Inclusion Conference make-up); Thursday classes do not meet.
Friday, May 3–Monday, May 6 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, May 7–Friday, May 10 Final examinations
Monday, May 13 Faculty: senior grades due:
  • departmental honors seniors by 9 a.m.
  • other seniors & graduate students by 4 p.m.
Sunday, May 19 Commencement
Monday, May 20 Faculty: non-senior grades due

Fall 2019

Friday, August 30
8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.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