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*


Dates and Deadlines (as of 6/30/2020)

  • 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.
July 1
Spring incomplete work due to instructors
July 8
Spring incomplete grades due from instructors
July 15-31
Class of 2024 course registration
August 17
Confirmation of fall 2020 schedules

Add-drop open for all students

August 26
First day of fall classes
September 4
Last day to add a course
Last day to declare S/U grading option**
October 9
Last day to drop a course (Class of 2024 may withdraw through 11/24)*
Last day to revoke Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory declaration
Last day to add extra credit in a variable-credit course
October 12-13
Fall recess- No classes
November 24
Last day of Fall classes
Last day to reduce credit in a variable-credit course
Last day to withdraw from a course (Class of 2024 only)
November 25-27
Thanksgiving recess (no classes)

  • Students must vacate the residence halls by Noon on Wednesday, Nov. 25
  • The remainder of the term (i.e., semester examinations) will be completed remotely.

December 2-7


Final examination period

  • Final examinations will be completed remotely

*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.