Five College Academic Calendar 2005-2006

(also view the 2004-2005 calendar)

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Classes Begin
AC: Tu, Sept 6
HC: W, Sept 7
MHC: Th Sept 8
SC: Th, Sept 8
UM: W, Sept 7

End of Interchange Registration 
AC: F, Sept 16
HC: Tu, Sept 20
MHC: W, Sept 21
SC W, Sept 21
UM Tu, Sept 20

No Classes 
HC: W, Sept 28; Th, Oct 13; Th, Nov 10
MHC: Mountain Day TBA 
Please note: For Mount Holyoke College, Mountain Day is not known until the president makes the announcement.
 
SC: Mountain Day TBA; Otelia Cromwell Day Th, Nov 3
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: Columbus Day M, Oct 10; Veterans’ Day F, Nov 11

Mid-Semester Break 
AC: Sat, Oct 8-Tu, Oct 11
HC: Sat, Oct 8-Tu, Oct 11
MHC: Sat, Oct 8-Tu, Oct 11
SC: Sat, Oct 8 - Tu, Oct 11

Pre-Registration for Spring 
AC: Th, Nov 10-W, Nov 16
HC: M, Nov 7-F, Nov 18
MHC: Th, Nov 10-W, Nov 16
SC: M, Nov 7-F, Nov 18
UM: M, Nov 14-F, Nov 18

Thanksgiving Vacation 
AC: Sat, Nov 19-Sun, Nov 27
HC: W, Nov 23-Sun, Nov 27
MHC: W, Nov 23-Sun, Nov 27
SC: W, Nov 23-Sun, Nov 27
UM: W, Nov 23 (after last class)-Sun, Nov. 27

Last Day of Classes 
AC: W, Dec 14
HC: F, Dec 9
MHC: W, Dec 14 
SC: Th, Dec 15
UM: W, Dec. 15

Reading/Study Period 
AC: Th, Dec 15-Sat, Dec 17 
MHC: Th, Dec 15-F Dec 16 
SC: F Dec 16-Sun, Dec 18
UM: Th, Dec 15

Examination Period 
AC: Sun, Dec 18-Th, Dec 22 
HC: M, Dec 12-Th, Dec 15
MHC: Sat, Dec 17-Th, Dec 22
SC: M, Dec 19-Th, Dec 22
UM: F, Dec 16-Th, Dec 22

Grades Due
AC: T, Jan 3 
MHC: T, Jan 3 
SC: M, Jan 9
UM: T, Jan 3 noon

January Term
AC: M, Jan 9-F, Jan 27
HC: Tu, Jan 3-Th, Jan 26
MHC: T, Jan 3-T, Jan 24
SC: M, Jan 9-Sat, Jan 28
UM: W, Jan 4-Th, Jan 26

Martin Luther King Day, Jan 16
HC: No Classes
MHC: No Classes
SC: No Classes
UM: No Classes

Classes Begin 
AC: M, Jan 30
HC: W, Feb 1
MHC: M, Jan 30
SC: M, Jan 30
UM: T, Jan 31

End of Interchange Registration 
AC: F, Feb 10
HC: Tu, Feb 14
MHC: F, Feb 10
SC: F, Feb 10
UM: M, Feb 13

No Classes 
HC: W, Feb 22; Th, Apr 6
SC: Rally Day, W, Feb 22
UM: Presidents Day M, Feb 20 (T Feb 21 follows M schedule);
Patriots Day M, Apr 17 (W Apr 19 follows M schedule)

Spring Recess 
AC: Sat, Mar 18-Sun, Mar 26
HC: Sat, Mar 18-Sun, Mar 26
MHC: Sat, Mar 18-Sun, Mar 26
SC: Sat, Mar 18-Sun, Mar 26
UM: Sat, Mar 18-Sun, Mar 26

Pre-Registration for Fall 
AC: M, Apr 10-F, Apr 14
HC: M, Apr 3-F, Apr 14
MHC: M, Apr 10-F, Apr 14
SC: M, Apr 3-F, Apr 14
UM: M, Apr 10-F, Apr 14

Last Day Classes 
AC: F, May 12
HC: F, May 5
MHC: Tu, May 9
SC: F, May 5
UM: W, May 17

Reading/Study Period 
AC: Sat, May 13-Sun, May 14
MHC: W, May 10-Th, May 11
SC: Sat, May 6-M, May 8
UM: Th, May 18 & Sat, May 20

Examination Period 
AC: M, May 15-F, May 19
HC: M, May 8-F, May 12
MHC: F, May 12-Th, May 18 noon 
SC: Tu, May 9-F, May 12
UM: F, May 19 & M, May 22 noon-F, May 26

Grades Due for Seniors
AC: M, May 22, 9:00 am
MHC: W, May 17
SC: M, May 15
UM: W, May 31, noon

Grades Due for Others
AC: W, May 24
MHC: Tu, May 30
SC: M, May 22

Commencement 
AC: Sun, May 28
HC: Sat, May 20
MHC: Sun, May 28
SC: Sun, May 21
UM: Sun, May 28

Notes:

  • Amherst: Mon. classes on Wed., Sept. 6
  • Smith College: On Mountain Day (TBA), morning and afternoon classes cancelled; Otelia Cromwell Day (Th, Nov 3) afternoon and evening classes cancelled; Rally Day (W, Feb. 22) all classes cancelled
  • University: Wed, Oct. 12, Monday class schedule; Mon, Nov 14, Friday class schedule.