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Academic Calendar 2017-2018

August

Date Day Description
25 Fri First-Year Students Arrive
27 Sun Upper-class Student Residences and Dining Halls Open*
28 Mon Drop/Add Period Begins; Founders' Day Convocation
29 Tues First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins
30 Wed All Monday Classes Meet
31 Thurs All Tuesday Classes Meet


September

Date Day Description
1 Fri Regular Friday Class Schedule
7
Thurs Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period
9-10 Sat-Sun Homecoming
25 Mon First-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline


October

Date Day Description
7-10
Sat-Tues
Mid-Term Recess
19 Thurs Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
27-29 Fri-Sun
Family Weekend
30 Mon Full-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with a grade of W)
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/Add Period Ends


November

Date Day Description
3 Fri Application Deadline for Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Colgate Study Groups
6-10
Mon-Fri Course Registration for spring 2018 Term
15 Wed Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
18-26 Sat-Sun Thanksgiving Recess


December

Date Day Description
13
Wed Last Day of Classes
14
Thurs Review Period
15
Fri Examination Period
16-17
Sat-Sun Review Period
18-20
Mon-Wed
Examination Period
21 Thurs Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 3:00 p.m.*
28
Thurs
All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.


January

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


February

Date Day Description
2 Fri Application Deadline for Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Approved Program Leaves (Off-Campus Study)
16 Fri First-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with Grade of W)
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline


March

Date Day Description
2
Fri Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only)
10-18 Sat-Sun Mid-Term Recess
19
Mon
Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
28 Wed Full-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with a grade of W)
Full-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Drop/add Period Ends


April

Date Day Description
9-12 Mon-Thurs Course Registration for fall 2018 Term
13 Fri Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with Grade of W)
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline


May

Date Day Description
4 Fri Last Day of Classes
5-6
Sat-Sun Review Period
7-8 Mon-Tues Examination Period
9 Wed Review Period
10-11 Thurs-Fri Examination Period
12 Sat Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 3:00 p.m. *
14 Mon Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
15-16 Tues-Wed Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
19 Sat Baccalaureate
20 Sun Commencement
21 Mon Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 3:00 p.m. *
22 Tues All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
31-June 3 Thurs-Sun Reunion Weekend


*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life