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  • 2021 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    August 23-27 Monday-Friday Fall 2021 registration period
    August-
    September
    30-9 Monday-Thursday First Days
    September 6 Monday Williams Reads
    September 7 Tuesday Rosh Hashanah
    September 7-17 Tuesday-Friday Drop/add period
    September 8 Wednesday First-year student advising
    Tutorial drop deadline, 4:00 pm
    September 9 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 11 Saturday Convocation
    September 17 Friday Independent Study forms due
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day
    October 11-12 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 22 Friday Last day to drop an extra-graded course
    October 22-24 Friday-Sunday Fall Family Days
    November 1-8 Monday-Monday Spring 2022 pre-registration period
    November 6 Saturday Homecoming
    November 10-14 Wednesday-Sunday Winter Study registration period
    November 19 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course
    November 24-28 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    November-
    December
    29-2 Monday-Thursday Final round Winter Study registration period
    December 3 Friday Last day to claim exam hardship
    December 10 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 11-14 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 11-19 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 14 Tuesday Last day written work due in courses with final exams, 5:00 pm
    December 15-20 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    December 18 Saturday Last day written work due in courses without final exams, 5:00 pm
    December 27 Monday Fall semester grades due

    2022 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 3 Monday Winter Study begins
    Last day to change fall 2021 course grading option to pass/fail
    January 14-20 Friday-Thursday Spring 2022 registration period
    January 17 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 27 Thursday Winter Study ends
    January 31 Monday Winter Study grades due
    January-
    February
    31-11 Monday-Friday Drop/add period
    February 1 Tuesday Tutorial drop deadline, 4:00 pm
    February 2 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 3 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 4 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 11 Friday Independent Study forms due
    February 18-19 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March 18 Friday Last day to drop an extra-graded course
    March-
    April
    19-3 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 4 Monday Spring semester classes resume
    April 15 Friday Last day to withdraw from a course
    April-May 27-6 Wednesday-Friday Fall 2022 pre-registration period
    May 6 Friday Last day to claim exam hardship
    May 13 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 14-17 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 14-22 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 17 Tuesday Last day written work due in courses with final exams, 5:00 pm
    May 18-23 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    May 21 Saturday Last day written work due in courses without final exams, 5:00 pm
    May 27 Friday Senior grades due, 12:00 pm
    May 30 Monday Seniors: Last day to change course grading option to pass/fail
    Spring semester grades due (all other students)
    June 4 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 5 Sunday Commencement
    June 6 Monday Last day to change course grading option to pass/fail (all other students)
    June 9-12 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M, W
    Fall Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12

    The Winter Study Period covers 25 calendar days.

  • 2022 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    August-
    September
    29-7 Monday-Wednesday First Days
    September 5 Monday Williams Reads
    September 7 Wednesday First-year student advising
    September 8 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 10 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day
    October 10-11 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 28-30 Friday-Sunday Fall Family Days
    November 12 Saturday Homecoming
    November 23-27 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 9 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 10-13 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 10-18 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 14-19 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period

    2023 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 3 Tuesday Winter Study begins
    January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 26 Thursday Winter Study ends
    February 1 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 2 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 3 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 17-18 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March-
    April
    18-2 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 3 Monday Spring semester classes resume
    May 12 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 13-16 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 13-21 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 17-22 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    June 3 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 4 Sunday Commencement
    June 8-11 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M, W
    Fall Semester 37 25 25 12 24 12
    Spring Semester 37 25 25 12 24 12

    The Winter Study Period covers 24 calendar days.

  • 2023 Fall

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    August-
    September
    28-6 Monday-Wednesday First Days
    September 4 Monday Williams Reads
    September 5 Tuesday First-year student advising
    September 7 Thursday Fall semester classes begin
    September 9 Saturday Convocation
    October TBA One of first three Fridays Mountain Day
    October 9-10 Monday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    October 27-29 Friday-Sunday Fall Family Days
    November 11 Saturday Homecoming
    November 22-26 Wednesday-Sunday Thanksgiving Break
    December 8 Friday Fall semester classes end
    December 9-12 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    December 9-17 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    December 13-18 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period

    2024 Winter & Spring

    Month Date Day(s) of the week Description
    January 3 Wednesday Winter Study begins
    January 15 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no classes
    January 26 Friday Winter Study ends
    January 31 Wednesday Spring semester classes begin (classes follow a Thursday schedule,
    attend any class on your schedule that has a Thursday meeting time)
    February 1 Thursday Claiming Williams Day, no classes
    February 2 Friday Classes resume assigned schedule
    February 16-17 Friday-Saturday Winter Carnival, no classes
    March 16-31 Saturday-Sunday Spring Break
    April 1 Monday Spring semester classes resume
    May 10 Friday Spring semester classes end
    May 11-14 Saturday-Tuesday Reading period, no classes
    May 11-19 Saturday-Sunday Self-Scheduled and Take-Home final exam period
    May 15-20 Wednesday-Monday Scheduled final exam period
    June 1 Saturday Baccalaureate Service
    Class Day
    June 2 Sunday Commencement
    June 6-9 Thursday-Sunday Alumni Reunions

    Number of Class Meetings

      Mornings  Afternoons Evenings
    M, W, F T, Th M, Th W T, F M W MW
    Fall Semester 37 25 25 12 25 12 12 24
    Spring Semester 36 25 25 12 24 12 12 24

    The Winter Study Period covers 23 calendar days.

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