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Office of the Registrar

Dartmouth College
Office of the Registrar
6014 McNutt Hall
Hanover, NH 03755-3541


Phone: (603) 646-2246
Fax: (603) 646-2247
Email: registrar@Dartmouth.EDU

2017 - 2018 Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

Summer Term 2017 
Summer term on-line check-in. June 21-26
Summer term classes begin June 22
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add is not necessary unless normally required June 22-28
Fall Term course changes June 22-August 23
Special day of classes lasting from 8:00 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.: courses regularly held in the 10-sequence meet at 8:00 a.m.; in 11-, at 9:15 a.m.; in 12-, at 10:30 a.m.; and in 2-, at 11:45 a.m.. Courses regularly held in other time sequences do not meet June 24
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. June 26
Deadline for prospective summer term graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor June 28
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require Instructor permission to add June 29-July 5
Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked-in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter R (Residence) for the summer term is liable for administrative withdrawal July 1
Independence Day, College Holiday (no classes held) July 4
Final day for each undergraduate to establish official and final two-, three-, or four-course load. Any registered student not officially enrolled in at least two courses becomes liable for administrative withdrawal. July 5
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO) July 6
Enrollment Census July 19
Interim housing applications due for the break between summer and fall terms July 28
Final day for dropping a fourth course without a grade notation of "W". (Acknowledgment of instructor required. If dropping a fourth course after this date, one of four eligibilities for a fourth course without extra tuition is exhausted by such action.) August 2
Date for submission of degree applications by prospective summer term graduates August 3
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. August 9
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO) August 15
Last day in term for holding a major quiz or an hour examination August 15
Summer term classes end August 23
Final day, prior to the start of fall term classes, for students to make changes in fall term elections August 23
Pre-Examination Break August 24-25
Final examinations begin August 26
Scheduled Final Examinations end August 28
Final examination period ends August 29
Grades and medians available on the web September 11
   
Fall Term 2017 
Fall term on-line check-in. September 10-13
Fall term classes begin September 11
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required September 11-17
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. September 13
Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment patter letter R (residence) for the fall term is liable for administrative withdrawal. September 20
Deadline for prospective fall term graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor September 18
Special day of classes; courses meeting 9 period, 8:00 to 9:05, 10A period 9:15 to 11:05, 2A period 11:15 to 1:05, 3A/3B periods 1:15 to 3:05 N/A
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require Instructor permission to add September 18-24
Final day for each undergraduate to establish official and final two-, three-, or four-course load. Any registered student not officially enrolled in at least two courses becomes liable for administrative withdrawal. September 24
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO) September 25
Homecoming Weekend TBA
Deadline to file completed transfer term applications for winter and spring terms October 2
Enrollment Census October 15
Final day for students to change their enrollment pattern for winter term from an R (for Residence) without incurring a charge of one hundred dollars ($100) and to be eligible for on-time college housing assignment October 16
Winter term housing applications due October 16
Date for submission of degree applications by prospective fall term graduates October 16
Course Timetable available for the winter term October 20
Interim housing applications due for the break between fall and winter October 20
Final day for dropping a fourth course without a grade notation of "W" (Acknowledgment of instructor required. If dropping a fourth course after this date, one of four eligibilities for a fourth course without extra tuition is exhausted by such action.) October 23
Special day of classes; courses meeting 10 period, 8:00 to 9:05, 11 period, 9:15 to 10:20, 12 period, 10:30 to 11:35, 2 period, 11:45 to 12:50 N/A
Winter term course election period October 25-November 2
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. October 31
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO) November 6
Last day in term for holding a major quiz or an hour examination November 6
Winter term course change period November 10-14
Fall term classes end November 14
Pre-Examination Break November 15-16
Final examinations begin November 17
Final examinations suspended November 18
Scheduled Final examinations end November 21
Final examination period ends November 22
Grades and medians available on the web December 5
   
Winter Term 2018 
Winter term on-line check-in. January 2-5
Winter term classes begin January 3
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add is not necessary unless normally required January 3-9
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. January 5
Deadline for winter term prospective graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor January 10
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require Instructor permission to add January 10-16
Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked-in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter R (Residence) for the winter term is liable for administrative withdrawal January 12
Final day for each undergraduate to establish official and final two-, three-, or four-course load. Any registered student not officially enrolled in at least two courses becomes liable for administrative withdrawal. January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Courses regularly held in the 8-, 9-, 10-, 11-, 12-, and 2-sequences moved to their x-periods. Courses held in the 3A-period moved to the 3B-period on Tuesday, January 16. Laboratory sections meet as scheduled (unless otherwise notified by the instructor) January 15
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO) January 17
Enrollment Census TBA
Course Timetable available for the spring term February 2
Spring term course election period February 7-15
Spring term housing applications due February 12
Date for submission of degree applications by prospective winter and spring graduates February 12
Final day for students to change their enrollment pattern for spring term from an R (for Residence) without incurring a charge of one hundred dollars ($100) and to be eligible for on-time college housing assignment February 12
Final day for dropping a fourth course without a grade notation of "W." (Acknowledgment of instructor required. If dropping a fourth course after this date, one of four eligibilities for a fourth course without extra tuition is exhausted by such action.) February 12
Final day of spring term course election period February 15
Interim housing applications due for the break between winter and spring terms February 16
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. February 20
Spring term course change period February 23-March 6
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO) February 26
Last day in term for holding a major test or examination February 26
Winter term classes end March 6
Final day, prior to the start of spring term classes, for making changes in spring term course elections March 6
Pre-Examination Break March 7-8
Final examinations begin March 9
Scheduled Final examinations end March 12
Final examination period ends March 13
Grades and medians available on the web March 22
   
Spring Term 2018 
Spring term on-line check-in. March 25-28
Spring term classes begin March 26
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add is not necessary unless normally required March 26-April 1
Deadline for spring term prospective graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor April 2
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. March 28
Deadline for return of degree applications by prospective June graduates who were not in residence during the winter term April 2
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require Instructor permission to add April 2-8
Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked-in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter R (Residence) for the spring term is liable for administrative withdrawal April 4
Final day for sophomores to declare majors online and, if appropriate, revise enrollment patterns April 4
Final day for each undergraduate to establish official and final two-, three-, or four-course load. Any registered student not officially enrolled in at least two courses becomes liable for administrative withdrawal. April 8
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO) April 9
Enrollment Census TBA
Final day for first-year students to submit enrollment patterns April 12
Deadline to file completed transfer term applications for summer and fall terms April 16
Course Timetable available for summer term April 20
Summer term course election period April 25-May 3
Final day for students to change their enrollment pattern for summer and/or fall term from an R (for Residence) without incurring a charge of one hundred ($100) dollars and to be eligible for on-time college housing assignment April 30
Room draw for fall term housing April 30
Final day of summer term course election period May 3
Course Timetable available for fall term May 4
Final day for dropping a fourth course without a grade notation of "W." (Acknowledgment of instructor required. If dropping a fourth course after this date, one of four eligibilities for a fourth course without extra tuition is exhausted by such action. ) May 7
Fall term course election period May 9-17
Summer term course change period May 11-30
Summer term housing applications due May 14
Interim housing applications due for the break between spring and summer terms May 14
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. May 15
Final day of fall term course election period May 17
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO) May 22
Last day in term for holding a major test or examination May 22
Fall term course change period May 25-30
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes held) May 28
Spring term classes end May 30
Final day, prior to the start of summer term classes, for making changes in summer and fall term course elections May 30
Pre-Examination Break May 31
Final examination period begin June 1
Scheduled Final examinations end June 4
Final examination period ends June 5
Class Day TBA
Commencement June 10
Grades and medians available on the web June 15

 

The information contained herein is accurate as of the date of publication and the officers of the College know of no significant changes to be made in the near future. However, Dartmouth College reserves the right to make such changes as the Trustees, faculty, and officers consider appropriate and in the best interests of the Dartmouth community.

Last Updated: 8/16/17