Five College Academic Calendar 2007-2008

(also view the 2006-2007 calendar)

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Classes Begin
AC: T, Sept 4 
HC: W, Sept 5 
MHC: Th, Sept. 6 
SC: Th, Sept 6 
UM: T, Sept 4

End of Interchange Registration 
AC: F, Sept 14
HC: T, Sept 18
MHC: W, Sept. 19 
SC: W, Sept 19 
UM: M, Sept 17

No Classes 
HC: Th, Sept 27; W Nov 7 
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 Th, Nov 1 
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: M, Oct 8; M, Nov 12

Mid-Semester Break 
AC: Sat, Oct 6 - T, Oct 9 
HC: Sat, Oct 6 - T, Oct 9 
MHC: Sat, Oct 6 - T, Oct 9 
SC: Sat, Oct 6 - T, Oct. 9

Pre-Registration for Spring 
AC: Th, Nov 8 - W, Nov 14
HC: M, Nov 12 - F, Nov 16
MHC: M, Nov 12 - F, Nov 16
SC: M, Nov 5 - F, Nov 16
UM: W, Nov 7 - W, Nov 14

Thanksgiving Vacation 
AC: Sat, Nov 17 - Sun, Nov 25
HC: W, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 25
MHC: W, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 25
SC: W, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 25
UM: W, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 25

Last Day of Classes 
AC: W, Dec 12
HC: F, Dec 7 
MHC: W, Dec 12
SC: Th, Dec 13
UM: F, Dec 14

Reading/Study Period
AC: Th, Dec 13 - Sun, Dec 16
MHC: Th, Dec 13 - F, Dec 14
SC: F, Dec 14 - M, Dec 17
UM: Sat, Dec 15 - Sun, Dec 16

Examination Period 
AC: M, Dec 17 - F, Dec 21
HC: M, Dec 10 - Th, Dec 13
MHC: Sat, Dec 15 - W, Dec 19 
SC: T, Dec 18 - F, Dec 21
UM: M, Dec 17 - Sat, Dec 22

Grades Due 
AC: W, Jan 2 
MHC: W, Jan 2 
SC: T, Jan 8 
UM: W, Jan 2 noon

January Term 
AC: M, Jan 7 - F, Jan 25 
HC: Th, Jan 3 - Th Jan 24
MHC: Th, Jan 3 - W, Jan 23
SC: M, Jan 7 - Sat, Jan 26
UM: W, Jan 2 - Th, Jan 24

No Classes 
HC: Martin Luther King Day, M, Jan 21; W, Feb 20; Th, Apr 10 
MHC: Martin Luther King Day, M, Jan 21 
SC: Martin Luther King Day, M, Jan 21 
UM: Martin Luther King Day, M, Jan 21

Classes Begin 
AC: M, Jan 28
HC: W, Jan 30
MHC: W, Jan 30 
SC: M, Jan 28
UM: M, Jan 28

End of Interchange Registration 
AC: F, Feb 8 
HC: T, Feb 12 
MHC: T, Feb 12 
SC: F, Feb 8 
UM: M, Feb 11

No Classes 
HC: W, Feb 20; Th April 3 
SC: Rally Day W, Feb 20
UM: M, Feb 18; M, Apr 21

Spring Recess 
AC: Sat, Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 23
HC: Sat, Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 23
MHC: Sat, Mar 15 - Sun Mar 23
SC: Sat, Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 23
UM: Sat Mar 15 - Sun, Mar 23

Pre-Registration for Fall 
AC: M, Apr 7 - F, Apr 11
HC: M, Apr 14 - F Apr 18
MHC: M, Apr 14 - F, Apr 18
SC: M, Apr 7 - F Apr 18
UM: M, Apr 7 - F, Apr 18

Last Day of Classes 
AC: F, May 9 
HC: F, May 2 
MHC: T, May 6 
SC: F, May 2 
UM: T, May 13

Reading/Study Period 
AC: Sat, May 10 - Sun, May 11
MHC: W, May 7 - Th, May 8 
SC: Sat, May 3 - M, May 5 
UM: W, May 14; Sat, May 17

Examination Period 
AC: M, May 12 - F, May 16
HC: M, May 5 - F May 9 
MHC: F, May 9 - T, May 13
SC: T, May 6 - F, May 9 
UM: Th, May 15 - F, May 16; M, May 19 - Th, May 22

Grades Due, seniors
AC: M, May 19, 9:00 am 
MHC: W, May 14
SC: M, May 12 
UM: T, May 27, noon

Grades Due, other
AC: W, May 21
MHC: T, May 27
SC: M, May 19

Commencement 
AC: Sun, May 25
HC: Sat, May 17
MHC: Sun, May 25
SC: Sun, May 18 
UM: Sat, May 24

Notes:

  • Amherst College: Monday schedule applies to Wed, Sept 5.
  • Smith College: On Mountain Day (TBA), morning and afternoon classes cancelled; Otelia Cromwell Day (Th, Nov. 1) afternoon and evening classes cancelled; Rally Day (W, Feb. 20) all classes cancelled.
  • University: Monday class schedule will be followed on T, Oct 9; W, Nov 14; T, Feb 19.