Amherst College Year at a Glance

2020 - 2021

Mon, Jun 15, 2020

Flexible Grading Option for Non-Seniors
Non-Senior Grade Changes Due

Mon, Aug 24, 2020

Fall Classes Begin, First Day of Add/Drop

Tue, Sep 1, 2020

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

Mon, Sep 7, 2020

Labor Day - Classes Held

Fri, Sep 11, 2020

Fri, Oct 9, 2020

Mid-term Grades Due

Mon, Oct 26, 2020

Advising Week

Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Pre-Registration for Spring 2021

Mon, Nov 9, 2020

Roster Management Week

Mon, Nov 16, 2020

Second Round Registration Week

Fri, Nov 20, 2020

Last Day of Classes and Last Day for Major Declaration Class of 23E

Mon, Nov 23, 2020

Thanksgiving break (it is expected that most students will finish their semester remotely)

Mon, Nov 30, 2020

Reading/Study Period (Students will be working remotely)

Mon, Dec 7, 2020

Final Exam Week (Exams will be held remotely)

Mon, Dec 14, 2020

Add Period for January 2021 Term
Drop Period for January 2021 Term

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

Mon, Jan 4, 2021

First Day of January Term

Mon, Jan 18, 2021

No Classes in observance of MLK Day

Tue, Jan 26, 2021

Last Day of Classes

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

Evaluation Period

Mon, Feb 1, 2021

Wed, Feb 3, 2021

Spring 2021 Classes Begin - First Day of Add/Drop

Thu, Feb 11, 2021

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

Mon, Apr 5, 2021

Advising Week

Mon, Apr 12, 2021

Pre-registration for Fall 2021

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Roster Management Week

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Second Round Registration

Tue, May 4, 2021

Last Day of Classes
Senior Assembly

Wed, May 5, 2021

Make-up Day

Thu, May 6, 2021

Reading Period

Mon, May 10, 2021

Final Exam Period

Mon, May 17, 2021

Senior Grades Due

Wed, May 19, 2021

Non-Senior Grades Due

Sun, May 23, 2021

Commencement 2021