Academic Calendar 2016-2017 (pdf)

August 2016
  25 Thursday Orientation begins; first-year and transfer students arrive
  26 Friday Group advising and testing begins for first-year and transfer students
27-28 Sat-Sun       New student orientation continues
28-29 Sun-Mon      Upperclassmen arrive
  29 Monday Online registration for first-year and transfer students
  29 Monday Opening Convocation
  30 Tuesday       Fall semester classes begin;  Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins
September 2016
  5 Monday       Labor Day; classes WILL meet
  6 Tuesday Add Period ends; online registration closes at 9:00 a.m.
  6 Tuesday Limited Add Period begins at 9 a.m.
 12 Monday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
 13 Tuesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
 30 Friday Fall Break begins at 5 p.m.
October 2016
  5 Wednesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
  11 Tuesday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
  11 Tuesday    Classes WILL NOT meet after 5 p.m.
  12 Wednesday Yom Kippur; classes WILL NOT meet
  13 Thursday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
 14-16 Fri-Sun Fall Weekend
November 2016
  7-11 Mon-Fri       Advising for spring semester 2017 pre-registration
  7 Monday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
15-18 Tue-Fri Pre-registration (online) for spring semester 2017
  22 Tuesday Thanksgiving Break begins at the end of class day
  28 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 2016
 12 Monday Fall semester classes end
 13-14 Tues-Wed Review days
 15 Thursday Final examinations begin at  9 a.m.
 19 Monday Final examinations end at noon; winter break begins
January 2017
   4 Wednesday First semester grades due by 4 p.m.
  20 Friday Orientation begins for new students
  22 Sunday Housing re-opens
  23 Monday Spring semester classes begin; Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins
  27 Friday Add Period ends; online registration system closes at 5 p.m.
  30 Monday         Limited Add period begins
February 2017
  3 Friday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
  6 Monday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
March 2017
  6 Monday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
  10 Friday Spring break begins at 5 p.m.
  27 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 2017
  3 Monday Advising for fall semester 2017 pre-registration begins
  5 Wednesday Founders Day
  7 Friday Advising for fall semester 2017 pre-registration ends
  7 Friday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
  11-13 Tues-Thurs Pre-registration (online) for fall semester 2017
  14 Friday Masters' Theses due by 5 p.m.
May 2017
  4 Thursday Senior Honors Studies due by 4 p.m.
  10 Wednesday Spring semester classes end
  11-12 Thurs-Fri Review days
  13 Saturday Final examinations begin at 9 a.m.
  15 Monday Final examinations for seniors end at 5 p.m.
  16 Tuesday Spring semester grades for graduating seniors and Master's candidates due by 5 p.m.
  17 Wednesday Final examinations for non-graduating students end at noon
  21 Sunday Ninety-ninth (99th) Commencement
  23 Tuesday Spring semester grades for non-graduating students due by 4 p.m.
June 2017
2-4 Fri-Sun Reunion Weekend

Fall semester: 69 class days; 2 review days; 4 1/3 exam days
Spring semester: 68 class days; 2 review days; 4 1/3 exam days

College's Policy on Observing Religious Holidays: https://www.conncoll.edu/campus-life/religious-and-spiritual-life/