Academic Calendar

2016-17 Academic Year

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Fall Semester 2016
New International Students arrive and their Orientation begins Wed, Aug 31
Online registration opens for add/drop period Wed, Aug 31
New students arrive and their Orientation begins Fri, Sep 2
Returning students arrive Sun, Sep 4
Convocation Tue, Sept 6
Classes begin Wed, Sept 7
Last day to add classes Tue, Sept 20
Last day to withdraw from a course without "W" notation recorded Tue, Sept 27
Mid-semester break Sat-Tue, Oct 8 - 11
Family & Friends Weekend Fri-Sun, Oct 21 - 23
Add/Drop for second half-semester courses (email changes to the Office of the Registrar) Mon-Fri Oct 24 - 28
Academic advising period Mon-Fri, Oct 31 - Nov 4
Founder's Day November 8, 1837
Online registration period for Spring Mount Holyoke and Five-College courses Mon - Fri, Nov 7 - 18
Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" notation recorded Thu, Nov 17
Last day to declare ungraded option Thu, Nov 17
Thanksgiving recess Wed-Sun, Nov 23 - Nov 27
Last day of classes Tue, Dec 13
Reading days Wed, Dec 14 - Fri, Dec 16 at 7pm
Examinations Fri, Dec 16 at 7pm - Tue, Dec 20 at noon
December recess Tue, Dec 20 noon - Mon, Jan 2
Fall grades due Tue, Jan 3 at 11pm
Intersession 2017
Intersession start and end Tue, Jan 3 - Fri, Jan 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mon, Jan 16
January Recess Sat-Mon, Jan 21 - 23
Spring Semester 2017
Online registration opens for add/drop period Wed, Jan 18
New International Students arrive and their Orientation begins Wed, Jan 18
New students arrive and their Orientation begins Thu, Jan 19
Classes begin Tue, Jan 24
Last day to add classes  Mon, Feb 6
Last day to withdraw from a course without "W" notation recorded Mon, Feb 13
Mid-semester break Sat-Sun, Mar 11 - 19
Add/Drop for second half-semester courses (email changes to the Office of the Registrar) Mon-Fri, Mar 20 - 24
Academic advising period Mon-Fri, Mar 27 - 31
Online registration period for fall Five College courses Mon-Fri, Apr 3 - 14
Online registration period for fall Mount Holyoke courses Mon-Fri, Apr 3 - 21
Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" notation recorded Mon, Apr 10
Last day to declare ungraded option Mon, Apr 10
Last day of classes Mon, May 1
Reading days Tue, May 2 - Thu, May 4 at 7pm
Examinations Thu, May 4 at 7pm - Mon, May 8 at noon (last exam session starts May 8 at 9am)
Senior grades due Wed, May 10 at noon
Reunion I Fri-Sun, May 19 - 21
Baccalaureate Service Sat, May 20
Commencement Sun, May 21
Underclass grades due Tue, May 23 at 11pm
Reunion II Fri-Sun, May 26 - 28