Academic Calendar 2017-2018 (pdf)

August 2017
  24 Thursday Orientation begins; first-year and transfer students arrive
  25 Friday Group advising and testing begins for first-year and transfer students
 26-27 Sat-Sun       New student orientation continues
 27-28 Sun-Mon      Upperclassmen arrive
  28 Monday Online registration for first-year and transfer students
  28 Monday Opening Convocation
  29 Tuesday       Fall semester classes begin;  Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins
September 2017
  4 Monday       Labor Day; classes WILL meet
  5 Tuesday Add Period ends; online registration closes at 9:00 a.m.
  5 Tuesday Limited Add Period begins at 9 a.m.
 11 Monday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
 12 Tuesday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
 30 Saturday Yom Kippur
October 2017
 6-8 Fri-Sun Fall Weekend
  9 Monday Prospective Student Open House; classes WILL meet
 10 Tuesday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends 
 13 Friday   Fall Break begins at 5:00 p.m.
 18          Wednesday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
November 2017
  6-10 Mon-Fri       Advising for spring semester 2018 pre-registration
  6 Monday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
 14-17 Tue-Fri Pre-registration (online) for spring semester 2018
  21 Tuesday Thanksgiving Break begins at the end of class day
  27 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
December 2017
 11 Monday Fall semester classes end
 12-13 Tues-Wed Review days
 14 Thursday Final examinations begin at  9 a.m.
 18 Monday Final examinations end at noon; winter break begins
January 2018
   3 Wednesday First semester grades due by 4 p.m.
  15 Monday Martin Luther King Day
  18 Thursday Orientation begins for new students
  21 Sunday Housing re-opens
  22 Monday Spring semester classes begin; Add Period begins; Delete Period begins; period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option begins
  26 Friday Add Period ends; online registration system closes at 5 p.m.
  29 Monday        Limited Add period begins
February 2018
  2 Friday Limited Add Period ends; Delete Period ends
  5 Monday Voluntary Withdrawal Period begins
March 2018
  5 Monday Period for filing satisfactory/unsatisfactory option ends
  9 Friday Spring break begins at 5 p.m.
  26 Monday Classes resume at 8 a.m.
April 2018
  2-6 Mon-Fri Advising for fall semester 2018 pre-registration 
  5 Thursday Founders Day
  6 Friday Voluntary Withdrawal Period ends
  10-12 Tues-Thurs Pre-registration (online) for fall semester 2018
  13 Friday Masters' Theses due by 5 p.m.
May 2018
  3 Thursday Senior Honors Studies due by 4 p.m.
  9 Wednesday Spring semester classes end
  10-11 Thurs-Fri Review days
  12 Saturday Final examinations begin at 9 a.m.
  14 Monday Final examinations for seniors end at 5 p.m.
  15 Tuesday Spring semester grades for graduating seniors and Master's candidates due by 5 p.m.
  16 Wednesday Final examinations for non-graduating students end at noon
  20 Sunday One Hundredth (100th) Commencement
  22 Tuesday Spring semester grades for non-graduating students due by 4 p.m.
June 2018
1-3 Fri-Sun Reunion Weekend

Fall semester: 70 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/