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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 2015

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

Central Check-in for entering students

Friday, September 4

Advising and registration for entering students

Monday, September 7, 7 p.m.

Opening Convocation

Tuesday, September 8, 8 a.m.

Classes begin

Friday, September 18

  • 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

Friday, September 25

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

Friday, October 9

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

Saturday, October 10 –Tuesday, October 13

Autumn recess

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

Wednesday, 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)

Monday, November 30

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

Wednesday, November 25–Sunday, November 29

Thanksgiving recess

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–Saturday, January 2

Winter Recess

Friday, January 8

  • Faculty: Fall Grades Due

Interterm 2016

Monday, January 4–Friday, January 22

Interterm

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

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King Day, no classes

Friday, January 29

  • Interterm grades due

Spring 2016

Thursday, January 21-Saturday, January 23

Orientation for entering students

Monday, January 25, 8 a.m.

Classes begin

Friday, February 5

  • 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

Friday, February 12

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

Wednesday, February 17

Rally Day-All classes canceled

Friday, February 26

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

Saturday, March 12-Sunday, March 20

Spring recess

Monday, March 21

  • Faculty: Mid-semester grades due

Friday, April 1

  • 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)

Monday, April 4–Friday, April 15

Friday, April 15

  • Last day to free drop or change grading option in 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 due
    Departmental Honors seniors by 9 a.m.
    Other seniors & graduate students by 4 p.m.

Sunday, May 15

Commencement

Monday, May 16

  • Faculty: Non-senior grades due