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Dates & Deadlines

Fall 2021

Friday, August 27 Central Check-In for entering first-year students, transfer students, and Ada Comstock scholars
Tuesday, August 31
9:30 a.m. - Noon
Registration for entering first-year students, transfer students, and Ada Comstock scholars
Wednesday, September 1 Opening Convocation
Thursday, September 2
8 a.m
  • Classes begin
  • Beginning of add/drop period
Monday, September 6 - Labor Day Classes canceled
Thursday, September 9 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Thursday, September 16 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • add course via course eligibility waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • submit music lesson form
Thursday, September 23 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Friday, October 8 Last day to:
  • drop a full-semester course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, October 9–Tuesday, October 12 Fall break
Monday, October 25 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Thursday, November 4 Cromwell Day (classes canceled)
Friday, November 5 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (contact your class dean)
Monday, November 8–Friday, November 19 Advising and registration for spring 2022
Wednesday, November 24–Sunday, November 28 Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 3 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half-semester course
Friday, December 3 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Friday, December 10 Regularly scheduled Monday classes meet only; Classes end
Saturday, December 11–Monday, December 13 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, December 14–Friday, December 17 Final examinations
Saturday, December 18–Sunday, January 2 Winter recess
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Noon
Faculty: Final grades due for fall semester

Interterm 2022

Monday, January 3–Friday, January 21 Interterm
Add/drop dates for Inteterm vary by course. See Interterm Registration for more information.
Monday, January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no classes

Monday, February 2
Noon

Faculty: Interterm grades due

Spring 2022

Thursday, January 20-Sunday, January 23 Orientation for entering students
Monday, January 24
8 a.m.
  • Classes begin
  • Beginning of add/drop period
Friday, January 28

Last day to:

  • add a Smith course online
  • submit special studies form
Friday, February 4 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • add course via course eligibility waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • submit music lesson form
Friday, February 11 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Thursday, February 24 Rally Day (afternoon classes canceled)
Friday, February 25 Last day to:
  • drop a full-semester course
  • free drop or change grading option in first-half-semester course
Saturday, March 12–Sunday, March 20 Spring break
Monday, March 21 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Friday, April 1 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (contact your class dean)
Monday, April 4–Friday, April 15 Registration for fall 2022
Friday, April 15 Last day to free drop or change grading option in a second-half-semester course
Monday, April 25 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Friday, April 29 Classes end
Saturday, April 30–Monday, May 2 Pre-examination study period
Tuesday, May 3-Friday, May 6 Final Examinations
Monday, May 9 Faculty: senior grades and graduate student grades due by 12:00pm (noon)
Sunday, May 15 Commencement
Monday, May 16 Faculty: non-senior grades due by 12:00pm (noon)

Fall 2022

Wednesday, August 31 Central check-in for new students
TBD Advising and registration for entering students

Monday, September 5
7:00 p.m.

Opening Convocation
Tuesday, September 6
8:00 a.m.
  • Classes begin
  • Beginning of add/drop period
Monday, September 12 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course online
  • submit a special studies form
Monday, September 19 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add course via course eligibility waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • submit music lesson form
Monday, September 26 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course with class dean permission
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Saturday, October 8-Tuesday, October 11 Fall Break
Friday, October 14 Last day to:
  • drop a full-semester course
  • free drop or change grading option in a first-half-semester course (contact your class dean)
Monday, October 17

Faculty: Mid-semester grades due

Monday, November 7–Friday, November 18 TENTATIVE: Advising and registration for spring 2023
Wednesday, November 9 Last day to:
  • change grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • free drop a full semester course (contact your class dean)
Tuesday, November 15 Cromwell Day (classes canceled)
Wednesday, November 23–Sunday, November 27 Thanksgiving break
Wednesday, November 30 Last day to free drop or change grading option in a second-half-semester course (contact your class dean)
Friday, December 9 Faculty: Exam copies due in registrar's office
Tuesday, December 13

Classes end

Wednesday, December 14–Saturday, December 17 Pre-examination study period
Sunday, December 18–Wednesday, December 21 Final examinations
Thursday, December 22–Sunday, January 1

Winter recess

Friday, January 6, 2023
12:00 p.m. (Noon)
Faculty: Final grades due for fall semester

Interterm 2023

Wednesday, January 4 Interterm instruction begins
Add/drop dates vary by course
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (all classes canceled)
Tuesday, January 24

Interterm ends

Friday, February 3
12:00 p.m. (Noon)

Faculty: Interterm grades due

Spring 2023

TBD Orientation for entering students (first-years, Adas, and transfer students)
Thursday, January 26
8:00 a.m.
  • Classes begin
  • Beginning of add/drop period
Wednesday, February 1 Last day to:
  • add a Smith course online
  • submit a special studies form
Wednesday, February 8 Last day to:
  • drop a course online
  • add course via course eligibility waiver (permission) form
  • add a Five College course
  • add/drop a first half semester course
  • submit music lesson form
Wednesday, February 15 Last day:
  • to add a Smith course with class dean permission
  • for Ada Comstock Scholars to drop a course without financial consequence
Thursday, February 23 TENTATIVE: Rally day (afternoon classes canceled)
Wednesday, March 1 Last day to:
  • drop a full-semester course
  • free drop or change the grading option in a first-half-semester course (contact your class dean)
Saturday, March 11-Sunday, March 19 TENTATIVE: Spring break
Monday, March 20 Faculty: Mid-semester grades due
Monday, April 3–Friday, April 14 TENTATIVE:Advising and registration for Fall 2023
Wednesday, April 5

Last day to:

  • Change the grading option in Smith course
  • add/drop a second-half-semester course
  • use free drop option (contact your class dean)
Wednesday, April 19 Last day to free drop or change grading option in second-half semester course
Monday, April 24 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 and graduate student grades due by 12:00 p.m (Noon)
Sunday, May 21 Commencement
Monday, May 22 Faculty: non-senior grades due 12:00 p.m. (Noon)