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)*
*COVID-19 Updates/Frequently Asked Questions*

*Frequently Asked Questions related to 2020-2021 grading and registration*


Dates and Deadlines (as of 4/19/2021)

  • 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.
February 10 First day of Spring semester
February 19 Last day to add a spring course
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 add extra credit in a variable-credit course

April 15-16 Spring recess (no classes)
April 26- May 7
Fall 2021 course selection
April 28
Colby Liberal Arts Symposium (no classes, with the exception of regularly-scheduled Wednesday afternoon labs)
May 12 Last day of spring classes

Last day for the class of 2024 to withdraw

Last day to elect or revoke Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option for spring

Last Day to reduce credit in a variable-credit course

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.