Fall 2023

August

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

September

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

October

Date Day Description
7-10 Saturday-Tuesday Mid-Term Recess
13 Friday First-Half-of-Term Courses End
16 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
18 Wednesday Full-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
20 Friday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due; Deadline for submission of final documentation for previous Off-Campus Study credit (Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Approved Programs)
25 Wednesday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/Add period ends
TBA Family Weekend

November

Date Day Description
3 friday Deadline for Submission of Applications for Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 Colgate Study Groups
6-10 Monday-Friday Course Registration for Spring 2024 Term
8 Wednesday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
18-26 Saturday-Sunday Thanksgiving Recess

December

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

Spring 2024

January

Date Day Description
20 Saturday Residence and Dining Halls Open *
21 Sunday Drop/Add Period Begins
22 Monday First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes); S/U Grade Option Begins
31 Wednesday Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period

February

Date Day Description
9 Friday Application Deadline for Fall 2024/Spring 2025 Approved Program Leaves (Off-Campus Study)
14 Wednesday First-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

March

Date Day Description
8 Friday Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only); First-Half-of-Term-Courses End
9-17 Saturday-Sunday Mid-Term Recess
18 Monday Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
22 Friday First-Half-of-Term Course Grades Due
27 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
1-5 Monday-Friday Course Registration for fall 2024 term
10 Wednesday Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Course Withdrawal Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline

May

Date Day Description
3 Friday Last Day of Classes
4-5 Saturday-Sunday Review Period
6-7 Monday-Tuesday Examination Period
8 Wednesday Review Period
9-10 Thursday-Friday Examination Period
11 Saturday Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 12:00 p.m. *
13 Monday Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
14-15 Tuesday-Wednesday Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
18 Saturday Baccalaureate
19 Sunday Commencement
19 Sunday Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 8:00 p.m. *
21 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