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 [email protected]


Dates and Deadlines (as of 9/17/2021)

September 8 First day of classes
September 17 Last day to add a class
October 11 Final exam schedule released to students
October 18-19
Fall recess (no classes)
October 22 Last day to drop a course

Last day to revoke S/U grading option

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

October 25-31 Jan Plan registration
November 24-28 Thanksgiving recess (no classes)
November 29- December 10 Spring course registration
December 10 Last day of fall classes

Last day to reduce credit in variable -credit course

Last day for class of 2025 to withdraw from a course

December 15-20 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 ([email protected]) 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.


2020-2021 COVID-19 Related Links

*COVID Classroom Capacities (CCC)*
*COVID-19 Updates/Frequently Asked Questions*

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