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 at


*COVID Classroom Capacities (CCC)*
*List of in-person courses open to remote students*
*For Faculty: list of remote students as 08/24/2020*
*COVID-19 Updates/Frequently Asked Questions*

*Frequently Asked Questions related to Fall 2020 grading and JanPlan and Spring 2021 registration*


Dates and Deadlines (as of 1/15/2021)

  • As part of the College’s COVID response, the Fall term is starting earlier–and will end earlier. Students will return home for the Thanksgiving recess, and the remainder of the term (i.e., semester examinations) will be completed remotely.
  • Student registration dates for Jan Plan and Spring term have not yet been determined. They will be posted here when they are available.
  • The College will continue to monitor conditions in order to make decisions related to the schedule for Jan Plan and Spring term. Those schedules will be posted as soon as that information is available.
January January add-drop via Class Deans
January 11 Fall incomplete course work due (grades due January 18)
First day of January program
January 15
Spring schedules released and add-drop spring open

Last day to declare S/U grading option for Jan Plan

January 18 Fall incomplete grades due
January 22 Last day to increase credit in variable-credit program for Jan Plan

Last day to revoke S/U grading option for Jan Plan

February 3 Last day of January program
February 10 First day of Spring semester
February 17 January grades due (visible to students who completed course evaluations at 12:01 am on the 18th)
March 8-9 Spring recess (no classes)
March 19 Last day to drop a course (Class of 2024 may withdraw through May 12)

Last day to revoke S/U declaration

Last day to add extra credit in a variable-credit course


April 15-16 Spring recess (no classes)
May 12 Last day of spring classes

Last day for the class of 2024 to withdraw


May 14-19 Final examination period

*Dropped courses do not appear on the academic record or transcript

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.