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  
Friday & Saturday , Jan. 8-9 Student arrival, testing, and quarantine
Monday, Jan. 11 – Wednesday, Feb. 3 January Program
Second Semester  
Monday & Tuesday, Feb. 8-9 Student arrival, testing, and quarantine
Wednesday, Feb. 10 First classes
Monday & Tuesday, March 8-9 Spring recess (no classes)
Thursday & Friday, April 15-16 Spring recess (no classes)
Wednesday, April 28 Colby Liberal Arts Symposium (no classes,

with the exception of regularly-scheduled Wednesday afternoon labs)

Wednesday, May 12 Last classes of second semester
Wednesday, May 12 Last day for scheduled events
Friday, May 14 – Wednesday, May 19 Semester examinations
Saturday & Sunday, May 22-23 Commencement weekend
Summer 2021  
Thursday, June 3 – Sunday, June 6 Reunion Weekend
  Sem. I Sem. II
MWF 38 37
MW 25 25
TTh 25 24
MTWThF 63 61
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