Fall 2020 – Summer 2021

Schedule is subject to change
Adopted June 13, 2017
Revised June 30, 2020

First Semester
Aug. 21-24Residence halls open
Wednesday, Aug. 26First classes
Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13Fall recess (no classes)
Wednesday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 29Thanksgiving recess
Wednesday, Dec. 2 – Monday, Dec. 7Semester examinations
January Term
Sunday, Jan. 3Residence halls open
Monday, Jan. 4 – Thursday, Jan. 28January Program
Second Semester
Monday, Feb. 1Residence halls open
Wednesday, Feb. 3First classes
Saturday, March 20 – Sunday, March 28Spring recess (residence halls closed)
Thursday, April 29Colby Liberal Arts Symposium
Friday, May 7Last classes of second semester
Saturday, May 8Last day for scheduled events
Wednesday, May 12 – Monday, May 17Semester examinations
Saturday, May 22Baccalaureate
Sunday, May 23Commencement
Summer 2021
Thursday, June 3 – Sunday, June 6Reunion Weekend
 Sem. ISem. II
Colby College is supportive of the religious practices of its students, faculty, and staff and is committed to ensuring that all students are able to observe their religious beliefs without academic penalty. For the College's policy on religious holidays, please click here.