Five College Academic Calendar 2003-2004

(also view the 2002-2003 calendar)

View a PDF file of the printed version of this calendar.

Amherst: Monday classes on Wed, Sept. 3
Mount Holyoke: On Mountain Day (TBA), morning and afternoon classes cancelled
Smith: On Mountain Day (TBA), morning and afternoon classes cancelled; Otelia Cromwell Day (Thurs, Oct 30) afternoon and evening classes cancelled; Rally Day (Wed, Feb 18) classes cancelled
UMass: Wed, Oct 15, Mon class schedule; Wed, Feb 18, Mon class schedule; Thurs, Apr 22, Mon class schedule

Classes Begin
AC: Tu, Sept 2
HC: Th, Sept 4 
MHC: Th, Sept 4 
SC: Th, Sept 4 
UM: W, Sept 3

End of Interchange Registration 
AC: F, Sept 12 
HC: W, Sept 17 
MHC: W, Sept 17 
SC: W, Sept 17 
UM: Tu, Sept 16

No Classes 
HC: Tu, Sep 30; M, Oct 6; W, Nov 12
MHC: Mountain Day, TBA 
SC: Mountain Day, TBA; Otelia Cromwell, Th, Oct 30 
Please note: For Smith College, Mountain Day and Otelia Cromwell Day are two separate days with no classes. Mountain Day is not known until the president makes the announcement. 
UM: Veterans Day, Tu, Nov 11

Mid-Semester Break
AC: Sat, Oct 11–Tu, Oct. 14 
HC: Sat, Oct 11–Tu, Oct 14 
MHC: Sat, Oct. 11–Tu, Oct. 14 
SC: Sat, Oct 11–Tu, Oct. 14 
UM: Columbus Day, M, Oct 13

Pre-Registration for Spring 
AC: Th, Nov 13–W, Nov 19 
HC: M–F, Nov 10–21 
MHC: Th, Nov 13–W, Nov 19 
SC: M–F, Nov 10–21 
UM: Th, Nov 13–W, Nov 19

Thanksgiving Vacation 
AC: Sat, Nov 22–Sun, Nov 30 
HC: W, Nov 26–Sun, Nov 30 
MHC: W, Nov 26–Sun, Nov 30 
SC: W, Nov 26–Sun, Nov 30 
UM: W, Nov 26 (after last class) –Sun, Nov 30

Last Day of Classes 
AC: W, Dec 10 
HC: W, Dec 10 
MHC: W, Dec 10 
SC: Th, Dec 11 
UM: F, Dec 12

Reading/Study Period 
AC: Th, Dec 11–Sat, Dec 13 
MHC: Th, Dec 11–F, Dec 12 
SC: F, Dec 12–M, Dec 15 
UM: Sat, Dec 13–Sun, Dec 14

Examination Period 
AC: Sun, Dec 14–Th, Dec. 18 
HC: Th, Dec 11–Tu, Dec 16 
MHC: Sat, Dec 13–Th, Dec 18, noon 
SC: Tu, Dec 16–F, Dec 19 
UM: M, Dec 15–Sat, Dec 20

Grades Due 
AC: M, Jan 5 
MHC: F, Jan 2 
SC: Th, Jan 8 
UM: F, Jan 2 noon

January Term 
AC: M, Jan 5–F, Jan 23 
HC: M, Jan 5–Th, Jan 22 
MHC: M, Jan 5–Th, Jan 22 
SC: M, Jan 5–Sat, Jan 24 
UM M, Jan 5–M, Jan 26

Classes Begin 
AC: M, Jan 26 
HC: W, Jan 28 
MHC: W, Jan 28 
SC: M, Jan 26 
UM: W, Jan 28

End of Interchange Registration 
AC: F, Feb 6 
HC: Tu, Feb 10 
MHC: Tu, Feb 10
SC: F, Feb 6 
UM: Tu, Feb 10

No Classes 
HC: Th, Feb 26; W, Apr 7 
SC: Rally Day, W, Feb 18 
UM: Presidents’ Day, M, Feb 16; Patriots’ Day, M, Apr 19

Spring Recess 
AC: Sat, Mar 13–Sun, Mar 21 
HC: Sat, Mar 13–Sun, Mar 21 
MHC: Sat, Mar 13–Sun, Mar 21 
SC: Sat, Mar 13–Sun, Mar 21 
UM: Sat, Mar 13 (after last class)–Sun, Mar 21

Pre-Registration for Fall 
AC: M, Apr 12–F, Apr 16 
HC: M, Apr 5–F, Apr 16 
MHC: M, Apr 12–F, Apr 16 
SC: M, Apr 5–F, Apr 16 
UM: M, Apr 12–F, Apr 16

Last Day Classes 
AC: F, May 7 
HC: F, May 7 
MHC: Tu, May 4 
SC: F, Apr 30 
UM: Th, May 13

Reading/Study Period 
AC: Sat, May 8–Sun, May 9 
MHC: W, May 5–Th, May 6 
SC: Sat, May 1–M, May 3 
UM: F, May 14–Sat, May 15 noon

Examination Period 
AC: M, May 10–F, May 14 
HC: M, May 10–F, May 14 
MHC: F, May 7–Th, May 13 noon 
SC: Tu, May 4–F, May 7 
UM: Sat, May 15 1:30 p.m.–F, May 21

Sr. Grades Due
AC: M, May 17 9:00 a.m. 
MHC: W, May 12 
SC: M, May 10

Other Grades Due
AC: W, May 19 
MHC: Tu, May 25 
SC: M, May 17 
UM: W, May 26

Commencement 
AC: Sun, May 23 
HC: Sat, May 22
MHC: Sun, May 23 
SC: Sun, May 16 
UM: Sat, May 22 (Graduate); Sun, May 23 (Undergraduate)