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A Culture of Care
Read Smith’s plans for the fall 2020 semester
and the college’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Smith College A Culture of Care

2020-21 Calendar

2020-21 Calendar


July 24 Sign-up available for move-in date and time (look for email)
July 31 Course information posted for students and advisers (detailed registration email will be sent to students)


August 5 Room assignments made and communicated
August 10 Bills due
August 3–August 7 Advising for new Ada Comstock Scholars and Transfer Students
August 10–14 Registration—class of 2021/21J, eligible Adas, graduate students and readmits
August 11–14 Registration—class of 2022/22J, eligible Adas, new transfers/Adas and readmits
August 12–14 Registration—class of 2023/23J, eligible Adas, new transfers/Adas and readmits
August 24–26 Liberal arts advising for entering First Year students
August 26 Registration—class of 2024
August 28–August 31 Move-in/Central Check-In (CCI)
August 31 Opening Convocation


September 1 Classes begin
September 7 Labor Day (classes scheduled)
TBA Mountain Day


November 10 Cromwell Day (all classes canceled)
November 24 Last day of on-campus instruction and residency
November 25 Residential move-out deadline
November 25–29 Thanksgiving recess
November 30 All-remote instruction begins


December 4 Last day of instruction
December 7 Mountain Day make-up
December 8–11 Review period
December 14–17 Final examinations
December 18–Jan 3 Winter recess


January 4–Feb 11 Interterm instruction (remote)