2024–2025 Academic Calendar

Fall 2024 Semester

DateEventAdditional Information
Thursday, August 15 - Friday, August 23First-year and New Transfer Student AdvisingStudents meet over zoom with their advisors in order to approve a saved schedule ahead of registration. 
Friday, August 23New Student Registration First-year and new transfer student registration. 
Tuesday, September 3First Day of Fall Classes; First Day of Add/DropDuring add/drop students may add or remove courses from their fall schedule. All Five College registrations must have instructor permission.


September 9

New Course Proposals for Spring 2025 due to the CEPNew Course information to be entered in Course Catalog Editing Tool with chair approvals obtained.


September 9

Spring 2025 Course Information due to RegistrarDepartments to finalize courses with the Registrar's Office. Information includes instructor, semester offered, updates to description, title, and course restrictions. Course edits occur on an individual basis and require ADCs to contact the Registrar's Office. Courses are not open for editing in mass.
Thursday, September 12Last Day of Add/Drop; Last day of Five Colleges Interchange RegistrationAll students must be registered for their full semester course load by this date.
Monday, September 16Courses Open for EditingADCs can begin entering course times and room preferences and exam options.


September 23

Courses Closed for EditingCourse times and room preferences ends for editing.
Friday, October 11

Midterm Grades due to Registrar


Faculty must submit midterm grades for students earning a D or F via Workday.


Monday, October 14 - Tuesday, October 15Mid-Semester BreakNo Classes               
(Monday class schedule will be observed Wednesday, October 16th)
Monday, October 14Thesis Advisor Names due from Academic Departments to Registrar's OfficeUpdated thesis advisor information must be sent to the Registrar's Office for Seniors via Google Docs.
Friday, October 18Last Day to withdraw from the CollegeThis is the last day that students may withdraw from the College for a semester or more. Students should work with the Office of Student Affairs to withdraw.
Friday, October 25Comprehensive Exam Date for Class of 2025EDepartments should hold Comprehensive Exams for second semester seniors by this date.

Monday, November 4-

Friday, November 8

Advising Week

Students must meet with their advisors this week to discuss their plan for Spring 2025 course registration.


Friday, November 8Last day to Withdraw from a course as a First, Second, or Third Year studentFirst, second, and third year students should work with their Class Deans to withdraw from a course by this deadline.  

Monday, November 11-

Friday, November 15

First Round Pre-Registration for Spring 2025

First round of course registration.               


Course registration during this period is not guaranteed.

Monday, November 18-

Friday, November 22

Roster Management for Spring 2025Faculty submit lists to the Registrar's Office to manage roster lists. During this period, students may be cut from course rosters.

Monday, November 25- 

Friday, November 29

Thanksgiving Break


No Classes


Monday, December 2-

Friday, December 6

Second Round Pre-Registration for Spring 2025Second round of course registration for all returning students.
TBD25E Celebration 
Wednesday, December 11 Last Day of Classes 
Wednesday, December 11Major Declaration due for Class of 2027ESecond Semester Sophomores must submit their major declaration via Workday by this deadline.
Thursday, December 12- Sunday, December 15Reading PeriodNo academic classes or exams are held. 

Friday, December 13


Senior Theses due for Class of 2025E; Summa Recommendations due in Submittable (Tuesday, Dec. 17th)Class of 2025E students must submit their electronic theses in Submittable. Academic Departments will also submit summa recommendation letters in Submittable - Due by Tuesday, Dec. 17th.
Friday, December 13Last Day to Pass/Fail CourseStudents may elect, within Workday, to take a course on Pass/Fail with their advisor(s) consent.
Monday, December 16 - Friday, December 20Examination Period 
Thursday, January 2Final Grades due to RegistrarDeadline for final grade submission.
Tuesday, January 7Completion Override for graduating majors due in Workday.