Fall 2021

August

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

September

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

October

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

November

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

December

Date Day Description
10 Friday Last Day of Classes
11-12 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
13-14 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
15 Wednesday Review Period
16-17 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
18 Saturday Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 3:00 p.m.*
27 Monday All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.

Spring 2022

January

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

February

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

March

Date Day Description
11 Friday Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only); First-Half-of-Term-Courses End
12-20 Saturday-Sunday Mid-Term Recess
21 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
25 Friday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
30 Wednesday 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 Monday-Friday Course Registration for fall 2022 term
13 Wednesday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

May

Date Day Description
6 Friday Last Day of Classes
7-8 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
9-10 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
11 Wednesday Review Period
12-13 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
14 Saturday Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 3:00 p.m. *
16 Monday Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
17-18 Tuesday-Wednesday Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
21 Saturday Baccalaureate
22 Sunday Commencement
23 Monday Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 3:00 p.m. *
24 Tuesday All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.

June

Date Day Description
TBA Thursday-Sunday Reunion Weekend
*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life