Registrar's Calendar, 2020-2021

SUBJECT TO CHANGE. PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN! Last updated: January 21, 2021
Unless otherwise noted, all processes begin at 9am and end at 5pm. 
*All times listed are in the eastern standard timezone (EST)
June
6/24, Wed. Fall course offering worksheets sent to faculty
6/25, Thu. Fall course proposals and revisions due to CIC
6/29, Mon. CIC to consider course proposals and revisions
July
7/1, Wed. Fall course offering worksheets due by noon
7/8, Wed. Fall schedule of course offerings in Classfinder
7/10, Fri. Students need to have conversation concerning personal leave with the student dean. Decisions need to be submitted by July 12 at noon
7/12, Sun. Students wishing to pursue a personal leave of absence must complete the process by 12 pm EDT
7/15, Wed. Round 1 course registration for returning students begins
7/15, Wed. Course interest survey available to first year advising team, First Years and Transfer students
7/21, Tue. Round 1 course registration for returning students ends
7/22, Wed. Round 1 course registration results posted on Polaris
7/23, Thu. Round 2 course registration for returning students begins
7/23, Thu. First Year and transfer students course interest survey due
7/24, Fri. Round 2 course registration for returning students ends
7/27, Mon. Round 2 course registration results posted on Polaris
7/28, Tues. Add/Drop I begins for returning students
7/29, Wed. Add/Drop I ends for returning students
August
8/4, Tue. First Year and transfer students course registration results in Polaris
September
9/2, Wed. First day of fall classes
9/2, Wed. Fall Add/Drop II opens; ends 9/16, Wed.
9/2, Wed. Fall Credit/D/Fail opens; ends 11/24, Wed.
9/8, Tue. Last day to submit fall enrollment form online without a fine
9/8, Tue. Last day to initially register for fall courses without a fine
9/16, Wed. Fall Add/Drop II ends
9/16, Wed. Fall Extended Drop begins after 5pm; ends 10/14, Wed.
9/23, Wed. Official fall census date
October
10/14, Wed. Fall Extended Drop ends
10/15, Thur. Spring course proposals and revisions due to CIC
10/19, Mon. Spring course offering worksheets sent to faculty; due 10/28, Wed.
10/19, Mon. Intent to Graduate forms sent to eligible students; due 11/22, Sun.
10/21, Wed. Fall Emergency Credit/D/Fail opens; ends 11/24, Wed.
10/28, Wed. Spring course offering worksheets due from faculty
November
11/12, Thur. Academic Intentions form sent to eligible students, due by noon 11/30, Mon.
11/19, Thur. Spring schedule of course offerings in Classfinder
11/22, Sun. Intent to Graduate form due back from eligible students
11/24, Tue. Fall Emergency Credit/D/Fail ends
11/25-29, Wed.-Sun. Office of the Registrar closed for Thanksgiving holiday
11/30, Mon. Academic Intentions form due back from eligible students by noon
11/30, Mon. Last day for students to declare a personal leave of absence for spring
TBA December completer certifications sent to faculty
TBA December completer certifications due from faculty
December
12/1, Tue. Round 1 spring course registration begins; ends 12/4, Fri.
12/4, Fri. Round 1 spring course registration ends
12/8, Tue. Round 1 spring course registration results in Polaris
12/9, Wed. Round 2 spring course registration begins; ends 12/11, Fri.
12/11, Fri. Last day of fall classes
12/11, Fri. Round 2 spring course registration ends
12/11, Fri. Last day for degree candidates to adjust major(s)/minor declarations
12/11, Fri. Last day for students to initiate the incomplete process
12/12-15, Sat.-Tues. Fall Reading Period
12/14, Mon. Round 2 spring course registration results in Polaris
12/15, Tue.       Spring Add/Drop I begins; ends 12/17, Thur.
12/16-21, Wed.-Mon. Fall final exam period
12/17, Thur. Spring Add/Drop I ends
12/18, Fri. Fall grading period begins noon; ends 3pm 1/11, Mon.
12/23, Wed. College closes for winter break at 5pm; reopens 1/11, Mon.
January
1/11, Mon. College reopens at 8:30am
1/11, Mon. Fall grading period ends 3pm
1/13, Wed. Fall grades available to students in Polaris
1/14, Thur. Degree candidate certifications sent to faculty; due noon 2/1, Mon.
1/18, Mon. Spring course registration opens for students re-enrolled after Monday, December 14, 2020; ends 1/22, Fri.
1/21, Thur. Recording Committee meets to discuss students up for action
1/22, Fri. Spring course registration for re-enrolled students ends
1/26, Tue. Re-enrolled student spring course registration results in Polaris
February
2/1, Mon. Certifications for degree candidates due from depts/progs by noon
2/8, Mon. First day of spring classes
2/8, Mon. Spring Add/Drop II course registration begins; ends 2/22, Mon.
2/8, Mon. Spring option to elect 1 course Credit/D/Fail begins; ends 5/3, Mon.
2/10, Wed. Eligible students meet with faculty to declare a major; due 2/26, Fri.
2/12, Fri. Last day to submit spring enrollment form online without a fine
2/12, Fri. Last day to initially register for spring courses without a fine
2/15, Mon. Departmental honors candidates requested from faculty; due 2/19, Fri.
2/19, Fri. Departmental honors candidates due from faculty
2/22, Mon. Spring Add/Drop II course registration ends
2/22, Mon. Spring Extended Course Drop begins after 5pm; ends 3/24, Wed.
2/24, Wed. Last day for faculty to submit fall course proposals and revisions
2/24, Wed. Fall course offering worksheets sent to faculty; due 3/19, Fri.
2/25, Thur. Library releases honors project format and submission requirements
2/26, Fri. Last day for eligible students to declare a major
March
3/1, Mon. Official spring census
3/1, Mon. Departmental honors thesis guidelines sent to students and departments
3/19, Fri. Fall course offering worksheets due from faculty
3/19, Fri. Departmental honors thesis title requests sent to depts/progs, due 4/2, Fri.
3/24, Wed. Spring Extended Course Drop ends
3/31, Wed. Spring option to request permission to elect a 2nd course with Credit/D/Fail grading mode begins, ends 5/3, Mon. Note: students may continue to elect 1 course Credit/D/Fail without special permission until 5/3, Mon. 
April
4/2, Fri. Departmental honors thesis titles due from departments and programs
4/19, Mon. Fall schedule of course offerings in Classfinder
4/22, Thur. Round 1 fall course registration begins
4/29, Thur. Round 1 fall course registration ends
May
5/3, Mon. Spring option to elect any course with Credit/D/Fail grade mode ends
5/3, Mon. Round 1 fall course registration results in Polaris
5/5, Wed. Round 2 fall course registration begins
5/7, Fri. Round 2 fall course registration ends
5/10, Mon. Round 2 fall course registration results in Polaris
TBA Fall classroom request forms sent to faculty; due TBA
TBA Fall classroom request forms due
5/11, Tue. Fall Add/Drop I course registration begins
5/18, Tue. Fall Add/Drop I course registration ends
5/18, Tue. Last day of spring classes
5/18, Tue. Spring grading period begins noon; due noon 5/25, Tue. for degree candidates; all other grades due 6/1, Tue.
5/19-20, Wed.-Thur. Spring Reading Period
5/20, Thur. Departmental honors levels due from faculty noon
5/20, Thur. Departmental Honors projects uploaded and the "Thesis Access and Embargo form" completed through the Bowdoin Digital Commons by 5pm by the student
5/21, Fri. Departmental Honors project directors complete online review and approval of submitted project and levels through Bowdoin Digital Commons by 2pm
5/21-24, Fri.-Mon. Spring Final Exam period, Note: no spring academic work accepted after 5/24 at 5:00 pm without a formal incomplete agreement
5/25, Tue. Spring grading period ends noon for degree candidates
5/29, Sat. The 216th Commencement exercises
June
6/1, Tue. Spring grading period ends for all other students
6/4, Fri. Spring grades available to all students in Polaris
TBA Tentative Recording Committee meets to discuss students up for action
August
13-14, Fri.-Sat. Celebration for 2020 Graduates