Registrar's Calendar, 2021-2022

July
7/1, Thur. Official start of the 2021-2022 academic year
7/12, Mon. Tentative publication of the 2021-2022 Bowdoin College Catalogue and Academic Handbook
TBD Fall classroom assignments available in Classfinder
August
8/13, Fri. Last day for administrative edits to the 2021-2022 Bowdoin College Catalogue and Academic Handbook before final version archived
8/16, Mon. Fall course registration for readmitted students begins; ends 8/20, Fri.
8/20, Fri. Fall course registration for readmitted students ends
8/23, Mon. Readmitted student fall course registration results in Polaris
8/29, Sun. Transfer student advising and course registration by appointment; results immediate
8/30, Mon. Round 1 fall course registration for first-year students begins noon; ends 5pm 8/30, Mon.
Round 1 fall course registration for first-year students ends
8/31, Tues. First-year student Round 1 fall course registration results in Polaris; by 7:30am
Round 2 fall course registration for first-year students begins 8am; ends noon 8/31, Tues.
Round 2 fall course registration for first-year students ends noon
First-year student Round 2 fall course registration results in Polaris; by 5:30pm
Add/Drop fall course registration for first-year students begins 7:30pm; ends 11:30 pm 8/31, Tues.
Add/Drop fall course registration for first-year students ends 11:30pm; results immediate
September
9/1, Wed. First day of fall classes; classes end 12/10, Fri.
Fall Add/Drop II course registration begins; ends 9/15, Wed.
Fall Credit/D/Fail option begins; ends 10/13, Wed.
9/7, Tues. Last day to submit fall enrollment form online without a fine
Last day to initially register for fall courses without a fine
9/10, Fri. Spring course proposals and revisions due to CIC from returning faculty
9/15, Wed. Fall Add/Drop II course registration ends
Fall Extended Course Drop begins after 5pm; ends 10/13, Wed.
Intent to Graduate forms sent to eligible students; due 10/1, Fri.
9/17, Fri. Spring course proposals and revisions due to CIC from new faculty
9/22, Wed. Official fall census date
Spring course offering worksheets sent to faculty; due 10/6, Wed.
October
10/1, Fri. Intent to Graduate form due back from eligible students
10/6, Wed. Spring course offering worksheets due from faculty
10/8, Fri. December completer certifications sent to faculty; due 10/27, Wed.
10/13, Wed. Fall Extended Course Drop ends
Fall Emergency Credit/D/Fail ends
10/27, Wed. December completer certifications due from faculty
November
TBD Spring course adoptions due from faculty to the Library
11/1, Mon. Spring schedule of course offerings available in Classfinder
11/8, Mon. Round 1 spring course registration begins; ends 11/15, Mon.
11/15, Mon. Round 1 spring course registration ends
11/16, Tues. Round 1 spring course registration results in Polaris
11/17, Wed. Round 2 spring course registration begins; ends 11/19, Fri.
11/19, Fri. Round 2 spring course registration ends
11/22, Mon. Round 2 spring course registration results in Polaris
11/24-28, Wed.-Sun. Office of the Registrar closed for Thanksgiving holiday
11/30, Tues. Spring classroom request forms sent to faculty; due 12/8, Wed.
Spring Add/Drop I course registration begins; ends 12/10, Fri.
December
12/8, Wed. Spring classroom request forms due from faculty
12/10, Fri. Spring Add/Drop I course registration ends
Last day of fall classes
Last day for degree candidates to adjust major(s)/minor declarations
Last day for students to initiate the incomplete process
Fall grading period begins noon; ends 3pm 1/4, Tues.
12/11-14, Sat.-Tues. Fall Reading Period
12/14, Tues. Degree candidate certifications sent to faculty; due noon 1/11, Tues.
12/15-20, Wed.-Mon. Fall Final Exam Period
12/24-31, Fri.-Fri. College closes for winter break
January
1/4, Tues. Fall grading period ends 3pm
1/6, Thur. Fall grades available to students in Polaris
TBD Tentative Recording Committee meets to discuss students up for action
Spring classroom assignments available in Classfinder
1/11, Tues. Degree candidate certifications due from faculty noon
1/12, Wed. Spring course registration for readmitted students begins; ends 1/19, Wed.
1/19, Wed. Spring course registration for readmitted students ends
1/20, Thur. Readmitted student spring course registration results in Polaris
1/24, Mon. First day of spring classes; classes end 5/11, Wed.
Spring Add/Drop II course registration begins; ends 2/7, Mon.
Spring Credit/D/Fail option begins; ends 3/7, Mon.
1/26, Wed. Eligible students begin declaring major(s)/minor; due 2/23, Wed.
1/28, Fri. Last day to submit spring enrollment form online without a fine
Last day to initially register for spring courses without a fine
1/31, Mon. Departmental honors candidates requested from departments; due 2/11, Fri.
February
2/4, Fri. Fall course proposals and revisions due to CIC
2/7, Mon. Spring Add/Drop II course registration ends
Spring Extended Course Drop begins after 5pm; ends 3/7, Mon.
2/11, Fri. Departmental honors candidates due from departments
2/14, Mon. Official spring census
2/15, Tues. Fall course offering worksheets sent to faculty; due 3/8, Tues.
2/21, Mon. The Library's "Requirements for Formatting and Submitting Honors Projects" sent to students and departments
2/23, Wed. Last day for eligible students to declare a major
March
3/7, Mon. Spring Credit/D/Fail option ends
Spring Extended Course Drop ends
3/8, Tues. Fall course offering worksheets due from faculty
3/14, Mon. All approved majors/minors in Polaris for newly declared students
3/25, Fri. All major/minor advisor assignments in Polaris for newly declared students; major and minor advisors always assigned by departments/programs directly
April
TBD Fall course adoptions due from faculty to the library
4/4, Mon. Fall schedule of course offerings available in Classfinder
4/7, Thur. Round 1 fall course registration begins; ends 4/14, Thur.
4/14, Thur. Round 1 fall course registration ends
4/18, Mon. Round 1 fall course registration results in Polaris
4/20, Wed. Round 2 fall course registration begins; ends 4/22, Fri.
4/22, Fri. Round 2 fall course registration ends
4/25, Mon. Round 2 fall course registration results in Polaris
4/26, Tues. Fall classroom request forms sent to faculty; due 5/10, Tues.
4/27, Wed. Fall Add/Drop I course registration begins; ends 5/11, Wed.
May
5/10, Tue. Fall classroom request forms due from faculty
5/11, Wed. Last day of spring classes
Fall Add/Drop I course registration ends
Spring grading period begins noon; due noon 5/24, Tues. for degree candidates; all other grades due 5/31, Tues.
5/12-15, Thur.-Sun. Spring Reading Period
5/16-21, Mon.-Sat. Spring Final Exam period
5/19, Thur. Departmental Honors projects uploaded and the "Thesis Access and Embargo form" completed through the Bowdoin Digital Commons by 5pm by the student
5/20, Fri. Departmental honors levels due from faculty noon
Departmental Honors project directors complete online review and approval of submitted project and levels through Bowdoin Digital Commons by 2pm
5/24, Tues. Spring grading period ends noon for degree candidates
5/28, Sat. The 217th Commencement exercises
5/31, Tues. Spring grading period ends for all other students
June
6/3, Fri. Spring grades available to all students in Polaris
6/6, Mon. Official transcripts with spring grades available
TBD Tentative Recording Committee meets to discuss students up for action
July
7/1, Fri. Official start of the 2022-2023 academic year
TBD Tentative publication of the 22-23 Bowdoin College Catalogue and Academic Handbook
Fall classroom assignments available