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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

2018 - 2019 Academic Calendar

2018-2019 Key Dates Academic Calendar

Summer Term 2018 
Summer term on-line check-in June 20-23
Summer term classes begin June 21
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required. June 21-27
Fall term course change period June 21-August 22
Special day of classes: 9 period courses meet 8:45 to 9:50; 10 period, 10:00 to 11:05; 11 period, 11:15 to 12:20; 12 period, 12:30 to 1:35; and 2 period, 1:45 to 2:50. June 23
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. June 23
Deadline for prospective summer term graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor. June 27
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require instructor permission to add. June 28-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. June 30
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 5
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 is exhausted by such action.) August 1
Date for submission of degree applications by prospective summer term graduates. August 2
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. August 8
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO). August 15
Last day in term for holding a major test or examination. August 15
Last day this term to submit a change of enrollment petition. August 15
Summer term classes end August 22
Final day, prior to the start of fall term classes, for students to make changes in fall term elections. August 22
Pre-Examination break August 23-24
Final examinations begin August 25
Scheduled final examinations end August 27
Final examination period ends August 28
Grades and medians available on the web September 7
   
Fall Term 2018* 
First-Year advising day September 10
Fall term on-line check-in September 11-14
Fall term classes begin September 12
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required. September 12-18
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. September 14
Deadline for prospective fall term graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor. September 18
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 fall term is liable for administrative withdrawal. September 21
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require instructor permission to add. September 19-25
Special Day of classes: 10A period courses meet 10:00 to 11:50; 2A period, 12:00 to 1:50; and 3A/3B periods, 2:00 to 3:50.* September 22
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 25
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO). September 26
Deadline to file completed transfer term applications for winter term spring terms. October 1
Course Timetable available for the winter term October 19
Special day of classes: 9 period courses meet 8:45 to 9:50; 10 period, 10:00 to 11:05; 11 period, 11:15 to 12:20; 12 period, 12:30 to 1:35; and 2 period, 1:45 to 2:50.* 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 is exhausted by such action.) October 23
Date for submission of degree applications by prospective fall term graduates. October 24
Winter term course election period October 24-November 1
Homecoming Weekend October 26-27
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. October 30
Final day of winter term course election period. November 1
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO). November 6
Last day in term for holding a major test or examination. November 6
Last day this term to submit a change of enrollment petition. November 6
Winter term course change period November 9-13
Fall term classes end November 13
Final day, prior to the start of winter term classes, for making changes in winter term course elections. November 13
Pre-Examination break November 14-15
Final examinations begin November 16
Final examinations suspended November 17
Scheduled final examinations end November 20
Final examination period ends November 21
Grades and medians available on the web December 4

*Fall term the COI has added two Saturday "special day of classes" to avoid the term start on a major religious holiday, Rosh Hashanah. (The College opened with this schedule one time before, in 2015, also to avoid a term start on a major religious holiday.) Whether a Professor uses those days is up to the Professor since there are X-hours which can be used to supplement regularly scheduled class hours.

   
Winter Term 2019 
Winter term on-line check-in January 2-7
Winter term classes begin January 3
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add courses 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 7
Deadline for winter term prospective graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor. January 9
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
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO). January 17
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. Laboratory sections meet as scheduled (unless otherwise notified by the instructor). January 21
Course Timetable available for the spring term February 8
Spring term course election period February 13-21
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 is exhausted by such action.) February 13
Date for submission of degree applications by prospective winter and spring graduates. February 14
Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee. February 20
Final day of spring term course election period. February 21
Final day to alter grade limit filed under the Non-Recording Option (NRO). February 27
Last day in term for holding a major test or examination. February 27
Last day this term to submit a change of enrollment petition. February 27
Spring term course change period March 1-6
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 2019 
Spring term on-line check-in March 24-27
Spring term classes begin March 25
First week of schedule adjustment. Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required. March 25-31
Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee - check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m. March 27
Deadline for spring term prospective graduates in residence to elect or change a major or minor. April 1
Deadline for return of degree applications by prospective June graduates who were not in residence during the winter term. April 1
Second week of schedule adjustment. All courses require instructor permission to add. April 1-7
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 3
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 7
Final day for electing use of the Non-Recording Option (NRO). April 8
Final day for first-year students to submit enrollment patterns. April 11
Deadline to file completed transfer term applications for summer and fall terms. April 15
Course Timetable available for summer term April 19
Summer term course election period April 24-May 2
Final day of summer term course election period. May 2
Course Timetable available for fall term May 3
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 is exhausted by such action.) May 6
Fall term course election period May 8-16
Summer term course change period May 10-29
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 16
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
Last day this term to submit a change of enrollment petition. May 22
Fall term course change period May 24-29
Memorial Day Holiday (no classes held) May 27
Spring term classes end May 29
Final day, prior to the start of summer term classes, for making changes in summer and fall term course elections. May 29
Pre-Examination break May 30
Final examinations begin May 31
Scheduled final examinations end June 3
Final examination period ends June 4
Class Day June 8
Commencement June 9
Grades and medians available on the web June 14

 

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: 7/24/18