Registrar's Office


Welcome to the Registrar’s office at Colby College! 

The Registrar’s office provides services related to the curriculum, course enrollment, classroom and final exam scheduling, academic requirements and records, the catalogue, grading, transcripts, certifications, diplomas, and more. Please feel free to contact us by email or telephone, or drop by Eustis 201.


Dates and Deadlines (as of 2/6/20)

February 5
First day of spring classes
February 13
January grades due (visible to students on myColby at 12:01 am on Feb. 14)
February 14
Last day to add a spring course
Last day to declare S/U grading option for spring course*
March 20 Last day to drop a spring course (Class of 2023 may withdraw through 5/8)Last day to revoke S/U grading option*

Last day to add extra credit in variable-credit course

March 21-29 Spring recess (no classes)
March 31 January incomplete course work due (Grades due from instructors 4/7)
April 13-22
Selection of courses for fall semester
May 8 Last day of spring classes

Last day for class of 2023 to withdraw from a course

Last day to reduce credit in variable-credit course

May 13-18 Final examination period
May 20

(5:00 pm)

Absolute deadline for senior grades (grades due 48 hours after final exam)
May 24 Commencement

Dropped courses do not appear on the academic record or transcript
**Colby’s version of pass/fail grading

Any student who is having difficulty obtaining an authorization or signature, or who realizes they have missed a deadline, should contact the Registrar’s Office ( without delay. See Critical Dates for a more complete list of deadlines.

Current Students:

Use the Student portal (myColby Academic) to view your Academic Records, to use Add-Drop or Course Selection (when available), to view and request changes to your Biographical Information, to search the Curriculum, to apply for an Independent Study, Honors Project, or Internship, to set Parent Permissions, etc.


Use the Faculty portal (myColby Academics) to view your Advisees, Course Rosters, and Course Evaluations; to Clear an advisee to Select courses; to enter Grades (via My Courses); to issue Course Authorizations; to approve an Independent Study, Honors Project, Internship, or Off-Campus Study application, etc.

Department Chairs, Program Directors, Academic Assistants:

Please see the Dept. Chairs portal (myColby Academics) for many administrative resources.