IMPORTANT NOTE

Dates below are subject to change.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mon, Oct 10, 2022

A day to celebrate Indigenous peoples and to acknowledge their long history and culture as the first peoples and nations on this land. Most administrative and academic offices are closed.

Family and Friends Weekend

Fri, Oct 21, 2022

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...

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free

Founders Day

Tue, Nov 8, 2022

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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November Break

Wed, Nov 23, 2022

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

Reading Days

Wed, Dec 14, 2022

Days for studying, reading and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 7 pm on Friday, December 16.

Examinations

Fri, Dec 16, 2022

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Friday, December 16 at 7pm. It ends on Tuesday, December 20 at noon. All work for fall...

Intersession

Mon, Jan 2, 2023

The break period between the winter break and start of the spring academic semester. Those who are on-campus or in the area are able to participate in various workshops, non-credit courses, and...

Fall semester grades due

Tue, Jan 3, 2023

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

Pre-Orientation for New International Students

Tue, Jan 17, 2023

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

January term grades due

Mon, Jan 30, 2023

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

Last day to add Spring semester classes

Fri, Feb 3, 2023

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 11, 2023

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...

Community Day (no classes)

Tue, Mar 28, 2023

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.

First Reading Day (no classes)

Mon, May 1, 2023

Day for studying, reading, and reflecting before one final day of classes and then the rest of the reading period.

Additional Reading Days

Wed, May 3, 2023

Days for studying, reading, and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 2pm on Thursday, May 4.

Examinations

Thu, May 4, 2023

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Thursday, May 4 at 2pm. It ends on Mon May 8 at noon for non-seniors, but Sunday, May 7 at...

Seniors' grades due at 4pm

Thu, May 11, 2023

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

Reunion I

Fri, May 19, 2023

The Alumnae Association welcomes the following classes back for Reunion 2023: 1948, 1953, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1998, 2003, 2013, and Frances Perkins. We look forward to seeing you on campus this spring!

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Baccalaureate

Sat, May 20, 2023

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...

Underclass grades due for Spring classes

Tue, May 23, 2023

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

Reunion II

Fri, May 26, 2023

The Alumnae Association welcomes the following classes back to campus for Reunion 2023: 1958, 1963, 1968, 1978, 1993, 2008, 2018 and 2021! We look forward to seeing you on campus this spring!

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Juneteenth (Observed)

Mon, Jun 19, 2023

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 17, 2023

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

Summer 2 grades due

Tue, Aug 29, 2023

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