Fall 2020 – Summer 2021

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

First Semester  
Aug. 21-24 Residence halls open
Wednesday, Aug. 26 First classes
Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 12 and 13 Fall recess (no classes)
Tuesday, Nov. 24 Last classes of first semester
Wednesday, Nov. 25-Sunday, Nov. 29 Thanksgiving recess
Wednesday, Dec. 2 – Monday, Dec. 7 Semester examinations
January Term  
Sunday, Jan. 3 Residence halls open
Monday, Jan. 4 – Thursday, Jan. 28 January Program
Second Semester  
Monday, Feb. 1 Residence halls open
Wednesday, Feb. 3 First classes
Saturday, March 20 – Sunday, March 28 Spring recess (residence halls closed)
Thursday, April 29 Colby Liberal Arts Symposium
Friday, May 7 Last classes of second semester
Saturday, May 8 Last day for scheduled events
Wednesday, May 12 – Monday, May 17 Semester examinations
Saturday, May 22 Baccalaureate
Sunday, May 23 Commencement
Summer 2021  
Thursday, June 3 – Sunday, June 6 Reunion Weekend
  Sem. I Sem. II
MWF 38 37
MW 25 25
TTh 25 25
MTWThF 63 62
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. Please
see the College’s policy on religious holidays