IMPORTANT NOTE

Dates below are subject to change.

Dates for 2024-2025 are being added as they become available.

Reading days

Wed, May 1, 2024

Days for studying, reading, and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 2pm on Friday May 3.

Examinations

Fri, May 3, 2024

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Friday, May 3 at 2 pm. It ends on Tuesday, May 7 at noon for non-seniors, but Monday, May 6...

Seniors' grades due at 4 pm

Thu, May 9, 2024

Grades for all seniors/graduating students in Mount Holyoke courses are due no later than 4 pm.

Reunion I

Fri, May 17, 2024

The Alumnae Association welcomes the following classes back for Reunion 2024: 1944, 1949, 1954, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1999, 2004, 2014 and 2022. We look forward to seeing you on campus this spring!

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Baccalaureate

Sat, May 18, 2024

The Baccalaureate Ceremony is a celebration that honors members of the graduating class. This traditional ceremony is for seniors only and holds a deep meaning: students are given a final charge...

Commencement for the Class of 2024

Sun, May 19, 2024 10:30am

The College’s 187th commencement ceremony. Tickets are required for seating and are limited to seniors and their families. Details on ticket distribution will be shared as they are available. The...

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Underclass grades due for Spring classes

Tue, May 21, 2024

Non-seniors' grades for Spring semester Mount Holyoke classes are due by 11 pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Reunion II

Fri, May 24, 2024

The Alumnae Association welcomes the following classes back to campus for Reunion 2024: 1959, 1969, 1979, 1989, 1994, 2009 and 2019! We look forward to seeing you on campus this spring!

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Juneteenth (Observed)

Wed, Jun 19, 2024

Juneteenth commemorates what has also been referred to as “Freedom Day,” which honors the emancipation of African people who were enslaved in America. Most administrative and academic offices are...

Summer 1 grades due

Mon, Jul 15, 2024

Grades for Summer 1 Mount Holyoke courses are due by 11 pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Add/Drop for fall semester begins

Wed, Aug 28, 2024

Make registration changes through my.mtholyoke. Instructor permissions are required for every Five College class being added during add/drop.

Pre-Orientation for new international students

Wed, Aug 28, 2024

All new international students are required to attend Pre-Orientation. Pre-Orientation concludes with dinner on Friday, when Orientation begins.

Summer 2 grades due

Thu, Aug 29, 2024

Grades for Summer 2 Mount Holyoke courses are due by 11 pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Arrival and move-in for new domestic students

Fri, Aug 30, 2024 8am to 12pm

New students will move in between 8 am and noon. Details about move-in and Orientation will be sent to each student's MHC email address. Orientation begins after lunch.

Returning students arrive

Sun, Sep 1, 2024

Welcome MoHome! If you have already lived on campus you are considered a returning student, this includes international students.

Labor Day

Mon, Sep 2, 2024

No classes. Most administrative offices are closed.

Convocation

Tue, Sep 3, 2024 11:30am

Convocation kicks off the new academic year — and kicks class spirit into high gear. Program details will be posted on the convocation page as they are available.

Last day to add classes without permission

Tue, Sep 10, 2024

Last day to add classes in my.mtholyoke without instructor approval. Students should aim to have their schedules complete by this date. After this date for another week, students may still add...

Last day to add fall semester classes

Tue, Sep 17, 2024

Add classes in my.mtholyoke by this deadline. Full-time undergraduate students must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits for the semester by this deadline.

Fall break

Sat, Oct 12, 2024

No classes. Administrative offices are open. All residence halls will be open. Limited meals will be available and minimal levels of campus services will be available. There is no charge for...

Family and Friends 2024

Fri, Oct 25, 2024

Every autumn, we invite guests to our beautiful campus in October to experience Mount Holyoke’s culture of academic excellence and vibrant cocurricular life. Check out the list of events during...

First-half-of-semester grades due

Tue, Oct 29, 2024

Grades for all first-half PE and academic classes due at 11pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Academic Advising

Mon, Nov 4, 2024

Advisors meet with advisees to select classes for next semester.

Founders Day

Fri, Nov 8, 2024

Every November since 1891 the Mount Holyoke community has celebrated Founder’s Day — November 8, 1837. The particulars surrounding this annual tradition have evolved over time, but at its core it...

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Last day to declare ungraded option for a fall class

Thu, Nov 14, 2024

Submit declaration request via the online form on the Registrar’s website. This deadline applies to full-semester and second half-semester classes.

Last day to withdraw from a fall class with "W" notation recorded

Thu, Nov 14, 2024

Submit course withdrawal request via the form on the Registrar's website. This deadline applies to full-semester and second half-semester classes.

November break

Wed, Nov 27, 2024

No classes beginning Wednesday. Administrative offices remain open on Wednesday but have College-wide holidays on Thursday and Friday. No classes beginning on Wednesday. Administrative offices...

Reading Days

Wed, Dec 11, 2024

Days for studying, reading, and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 7 pm on Friday December 13.

Examinations

Fri, Dec 13, 2024 7pm

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual classes. The final exam period begins on Friday December 13 at 7pm. It ends on Tuesday December 17 at noon. All work for fall semester...

Intersession

Thu, Jan 2, 2025

The break period between the winter break and start of the spring academic semester. Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay on...

Fall semester grades due

Fri, Jan 3, 2025

Grades for fall semester Mount Holyoke classes are due by 11pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Mon, Jan 20, 2025

College holiday. No classes. Most administrative and academic departments are closed.

Last day to add classes without permission

Mon, Feb 3, 2025

Last day to add classes in my.mtholyoke without instructor approval. Students should aim to have their schedules complete by this date. After this date for another week, students may still add...

January term grades due

Mon, Feb 3, 2025 11pm

Grades for January term Mount Holyoke classes are due by 11 pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Last day to add Spring semester classes

Mon, Feb 10, 2025

Add classes in my.mtholyoke by this deadline. Full-time undergraduate students must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits for the semester by this deadline.

Spring break

Sat, Mar 15, 2025

No classes. Administrative offices are open. All residence halls will be open. Students must register to be on campus if they are remaining for any part of the break. Limited meals and minimal...

First-half-of-semester grades due

Tue, Mar 25, 2025

Grades for all first-half PE and academic classes due at 11pm. They will be visible to students the next morning by mid-morning in my.mtholyoke.

Community Day (no classes)

Tue, Apr 15, 2025

BOOM! Building on Our Momentum Learning Conference, an opportunity to engage in the work of diversity, equity and inclusion in all its manifestations. Regular classes do not meet on this day.