Five College Consortium

Five College Academic Calendar 2012-2013

(also view the 2011-2012 calendar)

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Classes begin
AC: Tu, Sept 4 
HC: W, Sept 5 
MHC: W, Sept 5 
SC: Th, Sept 6 
UM: Tu, Sept 4

Deadline for adding Interchange courses
AC: W, Sept 12 
HC: Tu, Sept 18 
MHC: Tu, Sept 18 
SC: W, Sept 19 
UM: M, Sept 17

No classes
HC: W, Sept 26; F Sept 28; Th Nov 1
MHC: Mountain Day
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; Otelia Cromwell Day, Th, Nov. 8
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: M, Oct 8; M, Nov 12

Mid-semester break
AC: Sat, Oct 6 - Tu, Oct 9 
HC: Sat, Oct 6 - Tu, Oct 9 
MHC: Sat, Oct 6 - Tu, Oct 9 
SC: Sat, Oct 6 - Tu, Oct 9  

Interchange course request period for Spring
AC: Th, Nov 8 - Th, Nov 15 (updated 11/05/2012) 
HC: M, Nov 5 - F, Nov 16 
MHC: M, Nov 5 - F, Nov 16 
SC: M, Nov 5 - F, Nov 16 
UM: W, Nov 14 - W, Nov 21

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: Th, Nov 22 - Sun, Nov 25

Last day of classes
AC: W, Dec 12 
HC: W, Dec 12 
MHC: Tu, Dec 11 
SC: Th, Dec 13 
UM: F, Dec 7

Reading/study period
AC: Th, Dec 13 - Sun, Dec 16 
MHC: W, Dec 12 - F, Dec 14 at 7 p.m. 
SC: F, Dec 14 - M, Dec 17 
UM: Sat, Dec 8; Sun, Dec 9

Examination period
AC: M, Dec 17 - F, Dec 21 
HC: M, Dec 10 - F, Dec 14 
MHC: F, Dec 14 at 7 p.m. - Tu, Dec 18 noon 
SC: Tu, Dec 18 - F, Dec 21 
UM: M, Dec 10 - Sat, Dec 15

Grades due
AC: Th, Jan 3 
HC: Th, Jan 3 
MHC: Th, Jan 3 
SC: Tu, Jan 8 
UM: M, Dec 24 at midnight

January term
AC: M, Jan 7 - W, Jan 23 
HC: Th, Jan 3 - Th, Jan 17 
MHC: W, Jan 2 - F, Jan 18 
SC: Th, Jan 3 - W, Jan 23 
UM: M, Dec 17 - Sat, Jan 19

Martin Luther King Day
All campuses: M, Jan 21        

Classes begin
AC: Th, Jan 24 
HC: W, Jan 23 
MHC: Tu, Jan 22 
SC: Th, Jan 24 
UM: Tu, Jan 22

Deadline for adding Interchange courses
AC: F, Feb 1 
HC: Tu, Feb 5 
MHC: M, Feb 4 
SC: W, Feb 6 
UM: M, Feb 4

No classes
HC Th, Feb 14; W, Apr 3 
SC: Rally Day - Th, Feb 21 
UM: M, Feb 18; M, Apr 15

Spring recess
All campuses: Sat, Mar 16 - Sun, Mar 24

Interchange course request period for Fall
AC: M, Apr 8 - F, Apr 19 
HC: M, Apr 8 - F, Apr 19 
MHC: M, Apr 8 - F, Apr 19 
SC: M, Apr 8 - F, Apr 19 
UM: M, Apr 1-F, Apr 19

Last day of classes
AC: W, May 8 
HC: F, May 3 
MHC: M, Apr 29 
SC: Th, May 2 
UM: W, May 1

Reading/study period
HC: Th, May 9 - M, May 13 
MHC: Tu, Apr 30 - Th, May 2 at 7 p.m. 
SC: F, May 3 - M, May 6 
UM: Th, May 2; Sun, May 5

Examination Period
AC: Tu, May 14 - Sat, May 18 
HC: Tu, May 7 - F, May 10 
MHC: Th, May 2 at 7 p.m. - M, May 6 noon 
SC: Tu, May 7 - F, May 10 
UM: F, May 3; M, May 6 - Th, May 9

Grades Due, Seniors
AC: M, May 20 at 9:00 a.m.
HC: M, May 13
MHC: W, May 8 noon 
SC: M May 13

Grades Due, Others
AC: W, May 22 
MHC: Tu, May 21 
SC: M, May 20 
UM: Tu, May 14 at midnight

Commencement
AC: Sun, May 26 
HC: Sat, May 18 
MHC: Sun, May 19 
SC: Sun, May 19 
UM: F, May 10

Notes:

  • AC: W, Sept 5: Monday class schedule

  • UM Tu, Oct 9; Tu, Feb 19; and W, Apr 17: Monday class schedule