These 2017-2018 Critical Dates are a supplement to the 2017-2018 College Calendar. Responsibility for meeting deadlines rests with the student; the Registrar’s Office has no authority to grant exceptions.

Last Year’s Dates

      

Sept 6 Wed First day of Fall classes
15 Fri Last day to add a course
Last day to declare Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option
Oct 16-17 Fall recess (no classes)
18-24 Selection of courses for January Program
20 Fri Last day to drop a course (Class of 2021 may withdraw through 12/8)
Last day to revoke Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory declaration
Last day to add extra credit in a variable-credit course
Nov 8-21 Selection of courses for Spring semester
22-26 Thanksgiving recess (no classes)
Dec 8 Fri Last day of Fall classes
Last day to reduce credit in a variable-credit course
Last day to withdraw from a course (Class of 2021 only)
13-18 Final examination period
Jan 2 Tue Fall grades due (visible to students* on Web at 12:01 am on 3rd)
8 Mon First day of January Program
10 Wed Last day to add January Program
12 Fri Last day to drop January Program
Last day to declare Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option
15 Mon Fall Incomplete course work due (unless instructor specified an earlier deadline); grades due Jan 22
19 Fri Last day to increase January Program credit (if variable)
Last day to revoke Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory declaration
Feb 1 Thu Last day of January Program
Last day to reduce credit in a variable-credit program
7 Wed First day of Spring classes
15 Thu January grades due (visible to students* on Web at 12:01 am on 16th)
16 Fri Last day to add a course
Last day to declare Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option
March 23 Fri Last day to drop a course (Class of 2021 may withdraw through 5/11)
Last day to revoke Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory declaration
Last day to add extra credit in a variable-credit course
24 – April 1 Spring recess (no classes)
April 3 Tue January Incomplete course work due (unless instructor specified an earlier deadline); grades due April 10
16-27 Selection of courses for Fall semester
May 3 Thu Colby Liberal Arts Symposium – classes move to May 4
4 Fri Thursday (May 3) classes meet;
Friday classes are cancelled.
11 Fri Last day of Spring classes
Last day to reduce credit in a variable-credit course
Last day to withdraw from a course (Class of 2021 only)
16-21 Final examination period
23
(4:30 pm)
Wed Absolute deadline for senior grades (due 48 hours after final examination)
27 Sun Commencement
29 Tue All other Spring grades due (visible to students* on Web at 12:01 am on 30th)
July 2 Mon Spring Incomplete course work due (unless instructor specified an earlier deadline); grades due July 9
* Grades for students who have not completed all course evaluations are not visible until two weeks later.