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Academic Calendar 2021-2022

August

Date Day Description
22 Sun First-Year Students Arrive
24 Tues Upper-class Student Residences and Dining Halls Open*
25 Wed Drop/Add Period Begins; Founders' Day Convocation
26 Thurs First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins
27 Friday Second Day of Classes (Tuesday Class Schedule)

September

Date Day Description
7
Tues Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period
22 Wed First-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
TBA Sat Homecoming

October

Date Day Description
9-12
Sat-Tues
Mid-Term Recess
15 Wed First-Half-of-Term Courses End
18 Mon Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
20 Wed Full-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
22 Fri First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due;
Deadline for submission of final documentation for Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Off-Campus Study credit
27 Wed Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/Add period ends
TBA Fri-Sun Family Weekend

November

Date Day Description
1-5 Mon-Fri Course Registration for Spring 2022 Term
5
Friday Deadline for Submission of Applications for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Colgate Study Groups
10 Wed
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
20-28
Sat-Sun Thanksgiving Recess

December

Date Day Description
10
Fri Last Day of Classes
11-12
Sat-Sun Review Period
13-14
Mon-Tues Examination Period
15
Wed Review Period
16-17
Thurs-Fri Examination Period
18 Sat Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 3:00 p.m.*
27 Mon
All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.

January

Date Day Description
22
Sat Residence and Dining Halls Open *
23
Sun Drop/Add Period Begins
24
Mon First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins

February

Date Day Description
2 Wed Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period
11
Fri Application Deadline for Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Approved Program Leaves (Off-Campus Study)
16 Wed
First-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

March

Date Day Description
11
Fri Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only); First-Half-of-Term-Courses End
12-20 Sat-Sun Mid-Term Recess
21
Mon Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
25 Fri
First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
30
Wed Full-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/add Period Ends

April

Date Day Description
4-8
Mon-Fri Course Registration for fall 2022 term
13
Wed
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

May

Date Day Description
6 Fri Last Day of Classes
7-8
Sat-Sun Review Period
9-10
Mon-Tues Examination Period
11
Wed Review Period
12-13
Thurs-Fri Examination Period
14
Sat Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 3:00 p.m. *
16
Mon Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
17-18 Tues-Wed Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
21
Sat Baccalaureate
22
Sun Commencement
23
Mon Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 3:00 p.m. *
24
Tues All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life

June

Date Day Description
TBA
Thurs-Sun
Reunion Weekend