Academic Calendar

2018 - 2019

Tue, Sep 4, 2018

Fall Classes Begin, First Day of Add/Drop

Thu, Sep 13, 2018

Last Day of Add/Drop, End of 5-College Interchange Registration, Last Day to Submit Pass/Fail

Sat, Oct 6, 2018

Mid-Semester Break

Wed, Oct 10, 2018

Fall Classes Resume - Monday Class Schedule Followed

Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Midterm Grades Due to Registrar

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Comprehensive Exam Date for Class of 2019E

Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Advising Week

Mon, Nov 5, 2018

Pre-Registration for Spring 2019

Mon, Nov 12, 2018

Roster Management Week

Sat, Nov 17, 2018

Thanksgiving Break

Mon, Nov 26, 2018

Second Round Registration Week

Tue, Dec 11, 2018

19E Senior Theses Due to Registrar/Honors Recommendations due to Registrar/Summa Honors Recommendations Due to Registrar

Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Last Day for Major Declaration Class of 21E
Last Day of Classes

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

Reading/Study Period

Mon, Dec 17, 2018

Final Exam Week

Wed, Jan 2, 2019

Mon, Jan 28, 2019

Spring 2019 Classes Begin - First Day of Add/Drop

Wed, Feb 6, 2019

Last Day of Add/Drop -- End of Five College Interchange Registration

Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Mid-term Grades Due to Registrar
Last Day to Withdraw from the College

Sat, Mar 9, 2019

Spring Recess

Mon, Mar 25, 2019

Mon, Apr 1, 2019

Pre-registration for Fall 2019

Mon, Apr 8, 2019

Fri, Apr 12, 2019

Last Day for Withdrawal from a Course for First, Second and Third Year Students

Mon, Apr 15, 2019

Fri, May 3, 2019

Last Day of Classes

Mon, May 6, 2019

Tue, May 7, 2019

Theses and Degree Audit Sheets Due in Registrar's Office
An award recipient and two others stand in front of an Amherst media backdrop

Undergraduate Awards Ceremony

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Valentine Dining Hall, Lewis-Sebring Dining Commons

This annual awards ceremony for undergraduates of Amherst College recognizes the outstanding work of first-years, sophomores and juniors throughout the year. Prizes are awarded in 15 areas of study, as well as for notable scholarship and citizenship. The majority of awards are named in honor of notable alumni and faculty, whose enduring legacies still shape the College today.

President Biddy Martin and Dean Catherine Epstein will host this celebration. All are welcome, and regalia is not required. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m., with a president's reception immediately following the event.

This event is free and open to the public.

Wed, May 8, 2019

Thu, May 9, 2019

Mon, May 13, 2019

Mon, May 20, 2019

Wed, May 22, 2019

Non-Senior Grades Due

Sun, May 26, 2019

Commencement 2019