Fall 2019

August

Date Day Description
25 Sunday First-Year Students Arrive
27 Tuesday Upper-class Student Residences and Dining Halls Open*
28 Wednesday Drop/Add Period Begins; Founders' Day Convocation
29 Thursday First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes); S/U Grade Option Begins
30 Friday Second Day of Classes (Tuesday Class Schedule)

September

Date Day Description
9 Monday Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period
20-22 Friday-Sunday Family Weekend
25 Wednesday First-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

October

Date Day Description
4-5 Friday-Saturday Homecoming
12-15 Saturday-Tuesday Mid-Term Recess
18 Friday First-Half-of-Term Courses End
21 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
25 Friday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
30 Wednesday Full-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with a grade of W)
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/Add Period Ends

November

Date Day Description
8 Friday Deadline for Submission of Applications for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Colgate Study Groups
11-15 Monday-Friday Course Registration for spring 2020 Term
15 Friday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
23-December 1 Saturday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess

December

Date Day Description
13 Friday Last Day of Classes
14-15 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
16-17 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
18 Wednesday Review Period
19-20 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
21 Saturday Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 12:00 p.m. (noon) *
30 Monday All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.

Spring 2020

January

Date Day Description
18 Sat Residence and Dining Halls Open *
19 Sun Drop/Add Period Begins
20 Mon First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes); S/U Grade Option Begins
29 Wed Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period

February

Date Day Description
7 Friday Deadline for Submission of Applications for Participation on an Approved Program for fall 2020 and/or spring 2021 (Off-Campus Study)
14 Friday First-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline(with Grade of W)
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

March

Date Day Description
6 Friday Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only)
6 Friday First-Half-of-Term Courses End
9 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
14-22 Saturday-Sunday Mid-Term Recess
23 Monday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
25 Wednesday Full-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with a grade of W)
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/add Period Ends

April

Date Day Description
13 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with Grade of W)
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
13-16 Monday-Thursday Course Registration for fall 2020 term

May

Date Day Description
1 Friday Last Day of Classes
2-3 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
4-5 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
6 Wednesday Review Period
7-8 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
9 Saturday Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 12:00 p.m. (noon) *
11 Monday Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
12-13 Tuesday-Wednesday Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
16 Saturday Baccalaureate
17 Sunday Commencement
17 Sunday Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 8:00 p.m. *
19 Tuesday All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
28-31 Thursday-Sunday Reunion Weekend

*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life