Five College Academic Calendar 2013-2014

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Classes begin
AC: Tu, Sept 3 
HC: W, Sept 4 
MHC: W, Sept 4 
SC: Tu, Sept 3 
UM: Tu, Sept 3

Deadline for adding Interchange courses
AC: W, Sept 11 
HC: Tu, Sept 17 
MHC: Tu, Sept 17 
SC: F, Sept 13 
UM: M, Sept 16

No classes
HC: Tu, Sept 24; W Nov 6
MHC: Mountain Day (TBA), Founder’s Day – Sun, Nov 3
Please note: for Mount Holyoke College, Mountain Day (classes starting before 4 p.m. cancelled) is not known until the President makes the announcement. 
SC: Mountain Day (TBA); Otelia Cromwell Day Tu, Nov 5
Please note: For Smith College, Mountain Day (morning and afternoon classes cancelled) and Otelia Cromwell Day (afternoon and evening classes cancelled) are two separate days with abbreviated class schedules. Mountain Day is not known until the President makes the announcement.
UM: Columbus Day M, Oct 14; Veterans Day M, Nov 11

Mid–semester break
AC: Sat, Oct 12 – Tu, Oct 15 
HC: Sat, Oct 12 – Tu, Oct 15
MHC: Sat, Oct 12 – Tu, Oct 15
SC: Sat, Oct 12 – Tu, Oct 15

Interchange course request period for Spring
AC: Th, Nov 7 – W, Nov 13
HC: M, Nov 11 – F, Nov 22 
MHC: M, Nov 11 – F, Nov 22 
SC: M, Nov 11 – F, Nov 22 
UM: Tu, Nov 12 – F, Nov 22

Thanksgiving vacation
AC: Sat, Nov 23 – Sun, Dec 1 
HC: W, Nov 27 – Sun, Dec 1 
MHC: W, Nov 27 – Sun, Dec 1
SC: W, Nov 27 – Sun, Dec 1
UM: W, Nov 27 – Sun, Dec 1

Last day of classes
AC: W, Dec 11 
HC: W, Dec 11 
MHC: Tu, Dec 10 
SC: Tu, Dec 10 
UM: F, Dec 6

Reading/study period
AC: Th, Dec 12 – Sun, Dec 15
HC: Th, Dec 12 – F, Dec 13 
MHC: W, Dec 11 – F, Dec 13 at 7 p.m. 
SC: W, Dec 11 – Sun, Dec 15 
UM: Sat, Dec 7; Sun, Dec 8

Examination period
AC: M, Dec 16 – F, Dec 20 
MHC: F, Dec 13 at 7 p.m. – Tu, Dec 17 noon 
SC: M, Dec 16 – Th, Dec 19 
UM: M, Dec 9 – Sat, Dec 14

Grades due
AC: Th, Jan 2 
HC: M, Jan 6 
MHC: F, Jan 3 
SC: W, Jan 8 
UM: M, Dec 23 at midnight

January term
AC: M, Jan 6 – W, Jan 22 
HC: M, Jan 6 – Th, Jan 16 
MHC: Th, Jan 2 – F, Jan 17 
SC: M, Jan 6 – F, Jan 24 
UM: M, Dec 16 – Sat, Jan 18

Martin Luther King Day
All campuses: M, Jan 20        

Classes begin
AC: Th, Jan 23 
HC: W, Jan 22 
MHC: Tu, Jan 21 
SC: M, Jan 27 
UM: Tu, Jan 21

Deadline for adding Interchange courses
AC: F, Jan 31 
HC: Tu, Feb 4 
MHC: M, Feb 3 
SC: F, Feb 7 
UM: M, Feb 3

No classes
HC: Th, Feb 13; W, Apr 2 
SC: Rally Day – W, Feb 19 
UM: Presidents' Day – M, Feb 17; Patriot’s Day – M, Apr 21

Spring recess
All campuses: Sat, Mar 15 – Sun, Mar 23

Interchange course request period for Fall
AC: M, Apr 7 – F, Apr 11 
HC: M, Apr 7 – F, Apr 18 
MHC: M, Apr 7 – F, Apr 18 
SC: M, Apr 7 – F, Apr 18 
UM: M, Mar 31–F, Apr 18

Last day of classes
AC: W, May 7 
HC: F, May 2 
MHC: M, Apr 28 
SC: F, May 2 
UM: W, Apr 30

Reading/study period
AC: Th, May  8 – Su, May 11
HC: M, May 5 – F, May 9 
MHC: Tu, Apr 29 – Th, May 1 at 7 p.m. 
SC: Sat, May 3 – M, May 5 
UM: Th, May 1; Sun, May 4

Examination Period
AC: M, May 12 – F, May 16
MHC: Th, May 1 at 7 p.m. – M, May 5 at noon 
SC: Tu, May 6 – F, May 9 
UM: F, May 2; M, May 5 – Th, May 8

Grades Due, Seniors
AC: M, May 19 at 9:00 a.m.
HC: M, May 12
MHC: W, May 7 at noon 
SC: M May 12

Grades Due, Others
AC: W, May 21 
MHC: Tu, May 20 
SC: M, May 19 
UM: Tu, May 13 at midnight

Commencement
AC: Sun, May 25 
HC: Sat, May 17 
MHC: Sun, May 18 
SC: Sun, May 18 
UM: F, May 9

Notes:

  • AC: W, Sept 4: Monday class schedule
  • UM: Tu, Oct 15; W, Nov 13; Tu, Feb 18; and W, Apr 23: Monday class schedule