Academic Calendar

2017-18 Academic Year

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Fall Semester 2017
New International Students arrive and their Orientation begins Wed, Aug 30
Online registration opens for add/drop period Wed, Aug 30
New students arrive and their Orientation begins Fri, Sep 1
Returning students arrive Sun, Sep 3
Convocation Tue, Sept 5
Classes begin Wed, Sept 6
Last day to add classes Tue, Sept 19
Last day to withdraw from a course without "W" notation recorded Tue, Sept 26
Mid-semester break Sat-Tue, Oct 7 - 10
Family & Friends Weekend Fri-Sun, Oct 20 - 22
Add/Drop for second half-semester courses (email changes to the Office of the Registrar) Mon-Fri, Oct 23 - 27
Academic advising period Mon-Fri, Oct 30 - Nov 3
Founder's Day November 8, 1837
Online registration period for Spring Mount Holyoke and Five College courses Mon - Fri, Nov 6 - 17
Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" notation recorded Thu, Nov 16
Last day to declare ungraded option Thu, Nov 16
Thanksgiving recess Wed-Sun, Nov 22 - Nov 26
Last day of classes Tue, Dec 12
Reading days Wed, Dec 13 - Fri, Dec 15 at 7pm
Examinations Fri, Dec 15 at 7pm - Tue, Dec 19 at noon
December recess Tue, Dec 19 noon - Mon, Jan 1
Fall grades due Wed, Jan 3 at 11pm
Intersession 2018
Intersession start and end Tue, Jan 2 - Fri, Jan 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Mon, Jan 15
January Recess Sat-Mon, Jan 20 - 22
Spring Semester 2018
Online registration opens for add/drop period Wed, Jan 17
New International Students arrive and their Orientation begins Wed, Jan 17
New students arrive and their Orientation begins Thu, Jan 18
Classes begin Tue, Jan 23
Last day to add classes  Mon, Feb 5
Last day to withdraw from a course without "W" notation recorded Mon, Feb 12
Mid-semester break Sat-Sun, Mar 10 - 18
Add/Drop for second half-semester courses (email changes to the Office of the Registrar) Mon-Fri, Mar 19 - 23
Academic advising period Mon-Fri, Mar 26 - 30
Online registration period for fall Five College courses Mon-Fri, Apr 2 - 13
Online registration period for fall Mount Holyoke courses Mon-Fri, Apr 2 - 20
Last day to withdraw from a course with "W" notation recorded Mon, Apr 9
Last day to declare ungraded option Mon, Apr 9
Last day of classes Mon, Apr 30
Reading days Tue, May 1 - Thu, May 3 at 7pm
Examinations Thu, May 3 at 7pm - Mon, May 7 at noon (last exam session starts May 7 at 9am)
Senior grades due Wed, May 9 at noon
Reunion I Fri-Sun, May 18 - 20
Baccalaureate Service Sat, May 19
Commencement Sun, May 20
Underclass grades due Tue, May 22 at 11pm
Reunion II Fri-Sun, May 25 - 27