Five College Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Due to uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the dates below are subject to change. This calendar was last updated on 9/24/2021.
(also view the 2020-2021 calendar)

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Five College course request period for Fall 2021
All campuses: M, Aug 2 – W, Aug 11

Fall classes begin                                      
AC: M, Aug 30
HC: W, Sep 1
MHC: M, Aug 30
SC: Th, Sep 2
UM: W, Sep 1

Deadline for adding interchange courses
AC: W, Sep 8
HC: F, Sep 10
MHC: M, Sep 13
SC: Th, Sep 16
UM: W, Sep 8

No classes
HC: Labor Day: M, Sep 6. Yom Kippur: Th, Sep 16. Advising Days/Days of Community Education: Th, Sep 23; W, Oct 20; W, Nov 3.
MHC: Labor Day: M, Sep 6. Mountain Day TBA.*
SC: Labor Day: M, Sep 6. Mountain Day TBA.* Cromwell Day: Th, Nov 4.*
UM: Labor Day: M, Sep 6. Columbus Day: M, Oct 11. Veterans' Day: Th, Nov 11.

Mid–semester break
AC, HC, MHC, SC: Sa, Oct 9 – Tu, Oct 12

Five College course request period for Spring 2022
AC: M, Nov 15 – F, Nov 19
HC, MHC, SC, UM: M, Nov 8 – F, Nov 19

Thanksgiving vacation
AC, HC: Sa, Nov 20 – Su, Nov 28
MHC, SC, UM: W, Nov 24 – Su, Nov 28

Last day of classes
AC: Tu, Dec 7
HC: F, Dec 10
MHC: M, Dec 6
SC: F, Dec 10*
UM: W, Dec 8

Reading/study period
AC: W, Dec 8 – Su, Dec 12
HC: M, Dec 13 – Fri, Dec 17
MHC: Tu, Dec 7 – Th, Dec 9 at 7pm
SC: Sa, Dec 11 – M, Dec 13
UM: Th, Dec 9; Sa, Dec 11

Examination period
AC: M, Dec 13 – Fri, Dec 17
MHC: Th, Dec 9 at 7pm – M, Dec 13 at noon
SC: Tu, Dec 14 – Fri, Dec 17
UM: F, Dec 10 – Th, Dec 16*

Grades due
AC: Tu, Dec 28
HC: Tu, Jan 4
MHC: M, Jan 3 at 11pm
SC: Th, Jan 6 at noon
UM: W, Dec 22 at midnight

January term
AC: Classes M, Jan 3 – Tu, Jan 25; Evaluation Day W, Jan 26
HC: TBA
MHC: (for graduate classes only)
SC: M, Jan 3 – F, Jan 21
UM: F, Dec 17 – M, Jan 24

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
All campuses: M, Jan 17 

Spring classes begin
AC: W, Feb 2
HC: W, Jan 26
MHC: M, Jan 24
SC: M, Jan 24
UM: Tu, Jan 25

Deadline for adding interchange courses
AC: F, Feb 11
HC: F, Feb 4
MHC: F, Feb 4
SC: F, Feb 4
UM: M, Jan 31

No classes
HC: Advising Days: Th, Feb 17; W, Mar 30. Day of Community Education: Th, Mar 3.
MHC: Community Day: Tu, Mar 29.
SC: Rally Day: Th, Feb 24.*
UM: Presidents' Day: M, Feb 21. Patriots' Day: M, Apr 18.

Spring recess
AC, HC, MHC, SC: Sa, Mar 12 – Su, Mar 20
UM: Su, Mar 13 – Su, Mar 20

Five College course request period for Fall 2022
AC: M, Apr 11 – Su, Apr 17
HC: M, Apr 11 – F, Apr 22
MHC: M, Apr 11 – F, Apr 22
SC: M, Apr 4 – Fri, Apr 15
UM: M, Apr 11 – Su, Apr 17

Last day of classes
AC: Tu, May 10*
HC: Th, May 5
MHC: Tu, May 3
SC: F, Apr 29
UM: W, May 4

Reading/study period
AC: Th, May 12 – Su, May 15
HC: M, May 9 – F, May 13
MHC: M, May 2; W, May 4 – Th, May 5 at 2pm
SC: Sa, Apr 30 – M, May 2
UM: Th, May 5; Sa, May 7

Examination period
AC: M, May 16 – F, May 20
MHC: Th, May 5 at 2pm – M, May 9 at noon
SC: Tu, May 3 – F, May 6
UM: F, May 6 – Th, May 12

Senior grades due
AC: M, May 23 at 9am
HC: M, May 9
MHC: Th, May 12 at 4pm
SC: M, May 9 at noon
UM: Th, May 19 at midnight

Other grades due
AC: W, May 25 at 4:30pm
HC: M, May 9
MHC: Tu, May 24 at 11pm
SC: M, May 16 at noon
UM: Th, May 19 at midnight

Commencement
AC: Su, May 29
HC: Sa, May 21
MHC: Su, May 22
SC: Su, May 15
UM: F, May 13

Notes:

  • AC: W, May 11: Make-up day.
  • MHC: Mountain Day (all classes which start before 4pm are canceled) is not known until the President makes the announcement.
  • SC: Mountain Day (all classes canceled) is not known until the President makes the announcement. Cromwell Day: Tu, Nov 4, classes canceled. Last day of fall classes is F, Dec 10, with a Monday class schedule. Rally Day: Th, Feb 24, afternoon classes canceled.
  • UM: W, Sep 8; Tu, Feb 22; & W, Apr 20: Monday class schedule. Tu, Nov 23: Thursday class schedule. Fri, Dec 17: Snow day for exams.
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