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Academic Calendar 2018-2019

AUGUST

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


SEPTEMBER

Date Day Description
10
Mon Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period
26 Wed First-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal (with grade of W)
First-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline


OCTOBER

Date Day Description
TBA
Sat
Homecoming
6-9
Sat-Tues
Mid-Term Recess
22 Mon Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
TBA Fri-Sun
Family Weekend
31 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


NOVEMBER

Date Day Description
2 Fri Deadline for Submission of Applications for fall 2019 and/or spring 2020 Colgate Study Groups
5-9
Mon-Fri Course Registration for spring 2019 Term
16 Fri Second-Half-of-Term Courses: Withdrawal Deadline (with grade of W)
Second-Half-of-Term Courses: S/U Grade Option Deadline
17-25 Sat-Sun Thanksgiving Recess


DECEMBER

Date Day Description
14
Fri Last Day of Classes
15-16
Sat-Sun Review Period
17-18
Mon-Tues Examination Period
19
Wed Review Period
20-21
Thurs-Fri Examination Period
22 Sat Student Residences and Dining Halls Close to All Students, 3:00 p.m.*
Jan 2 Wed
All Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.


JANUARY

Date Day Description
19
Sat Residence and Dining Halls Open *
20 Sun Drop/Add Period Begins
21
Mon First Day of Classes (Half-Day Schedule of Classes);
S/U Grade Option Begins
30 Wed Full-Term and First-Half-of-Term Courses: End of Drop/Add Period


FEBRUARY

Date Day Description
8 Fri Deadline for Submission of Applications for Participation on an Approved Program for fall 2019 and/or spring 2020 - tentative (Off-Campus Study)
15 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
1
Fri Deadline for Declaration of Major (Sophomore Class Only)
9-17 Sat-Sun Mid-Term Recess
18
Mon
Second-Half-of-Term Courses Begin
27 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
8-11 Mon-Thurs Course Registration for fall 2019 Term
12 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
3 Fri Last Day of Classes
4-5
Sat-Sun Review Period
6-7 Mon-Tues Examination Period
8 Wed Review Period
9-10 Thurs-Fri Examination Period
11 Sat Dining Halls Closed; Residence Halls Close to All Students Except Seniors, 3:00 p.m. *
13 Mon Senior Grades Due in Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
14-15 Tues-Wed Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Meeting-Faculty
18 Sat Baccalaureate
19 Sun Commencement
20 Mon Residence Halls Close to All Seniors and Guests, 3:00 p.m. *
21 Tues All Other Grades Due to Registrar's Office, 9:00 a.m.
TBA Thurs-Sun Reunion Weekend


*Except for students with prior approval from Residential Life