Events

December 4, 2021 - January 2, 2022

Saturday, December 4

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Riding) Holiday Tournament of Champions, Otterbein University - Westerville, Ohio

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Swimming and Diving) Don Richards Invitational (RIT), RIT - Rochester, N.Y., 4:00 PM

Mount Holyoke Swimming and Diving

(Swimming and Diving) UMass Amherst, External spectators must provide proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result taken with 72 hours of...

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Track and Field) Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener, Boston University - Boston, Mass., All Day

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Track and Field) Smith Winter Classic, Smith College - Northampton, Mass., 10:00 AM

Star of David

The Feast of Lights (Feast of Dedication) is celebrated for eight days to commemorate the rededication of the Temple following the Jews' victory over...

Come join us in The Great Room from 10-2 pm on Saturday December 4th to shop from some MHC student owned small businesses!

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Women's Basketball) Mount Holyoke College at MCLA

This is part 2 of the training and it will be a two hours long synchronous session. You MUST have participated in Part 1 of training to attend this session....

Join us as we entice you with the delicious flavors of Thailand. We will serve up savory dished from Southeast Asia as you engage in great conversation with...

Light the Hanukkah candles with the JSU!

Sing your way through finals at our final meeting of the fall semester! We will be hosting a karaoke night on Saturday, December 4th along with a Filipino...

Come join us during our Open Hours for "Whine Down Tuesdays" featuring N'Yshma Leroy from 7pm-8:30pm in the Betty Shabazz Cultural Center for a taste of West...

Word Becomes Flesh is DOZ's Annual Showcase. This is where individuals from the community come together and share talents, testimonies, and passions! From...

Come join us for a night of great music, food, and company. We're closing the semester off with a bang. Look forward to stunning student performances,...

Our wonderful MHC Dance Department alum Mo Brachfeld will be returning to campus to teach a workshop on the exciting form of dance traditional in Ireland...

The first annual Student Theater Festival promises to be an exciting weekend of work devised, directed, designed and produced by our own students. Please...

Sunday, December 5

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Swimming and Diving) Don Richards Invitational (RIT), RIT - Rochester, N.Y., 9:00 AM

Star of David

The Feast of Lights (Feast of Dedication) is celebrated for eight days to commemorate the rededication of the Temple following the Jews' victory over...

This event has been cancelled, but you may still join for the concert on Friday, December 3. For more details click here. Join us for a special...

7am
Virtual Event

Join Father Warren Savage and Sister Annette McDermott for weekly Mass with the Catholic Community.

Want a tour of LITS? Need help finding sources for an assignments? Want to talk through a research project? Visit the Research Corner, 2nd floor of LITS...

Tis the season to be creative, eat yummy food, and take a break from coursework! Bring your friends!

Trans World Food Market is a 15 minute drive away grocery store from Mount Holyoke. It is a family owned international grocery market where you can get...

Join MHOC for art making and cozy walks in the forest! Paper, gouache, charcoal pencil, kneaded erasers, sharpeners will be available. Personal art supplies...

We will read submissions and discuss some great writing :)

Vespers

The Mount Holyoke College Choral Ensembles along with the Chamber Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Flute Choir and English Handbell ensembles will present their annual...

Peer-led support for Organic Chemistry students.

This is a new play which follows two protagonists as they are transported from present day NYC to a surreal liminal world which draws heavily from Mayan and...

Light the Hanukkah candles with the JSU!

Come to the Zowie to relax, take time to prepare, study, and talk. Enjoy coffee, tea, and hot chocolate!

Join Valentina Liu as she performs her recital on piano. You'll hear works by Beethoven, Haydn, Chopin, and Debussy! Valentina Liu is a candidate for the...

Showcasing and serving Vietnamese coffee

Come join us for a spell (or two) and a spot of tea. We are a non-specific collective of everything under the Pagan umbrella. Together we will discuss and...

Come join us during our Open Hours for "Whine Down Tuesdays" featuring N'Yshma Leroy from 7pm-8:30pm in the Betty Shabazz Cultural Center for a taste of West...

Vespers

The Mount Holyoke College Choral Ensembles along with the Chamber Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Flute Choir and English Handbell ensembles will present their annual...

Monday, December 6

Star of David

The Feast of Lights (Feast of Dedication) is celebrated for eight days to commemorate the rededication of the Temple following the Jews' victory over...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Come by the Student Involvement Studio (Blanch 304) to ask about Re-Recognition, or whatever you might have questions about!

The Chinese Language Table is an informal weekly meeting where students can practice speaking Chinese in a casual context with other students and Chinese...

1pm
Virtual Event

The Eliana Ortega, known as the "Ortega" serves as a home away from home for students within the Latinx diaspora.

The Asian Center for Empowerment, commonly known as the "ACE", serves as a space that provides support, education, community, and a meeting spot for students...

Curious about Virtual Reality? Stop by the VR Relaxation Station on Monday, December 6th, between 4pm and 6pm in Library 418. You can travel the (virtual)...

Alleviate stress in these chaotic times. Join Peggy Gillespie and Bernadine Mellis, Mindfulness Meditation/Buddhist Advisors in a weekly meditation practice...

Come join the Music department in our last shared recital as students perform a wide variety of works and genres. You'll hear from students of all ages on...

Have a question? Need a practice buddy or homework advice? Drop-in hours are open to you Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pm.

4:30pm
Virtual Event
A green rectangular road sign with white text "Se Habala Espanol"

Want informal Spanish Conversation practice in a small group setting? Join Spanish Language Assistants Cristina Cavaleri '22 and Dinanyelin Martinez '24...

5pm
Stream Available

The Italian Language Table is an informal weekly meeting where students can practice speaking Italian in a casual context with other students and Italian...

Stress-relief + study + food! This event is for students to utilize their times before the reading days in whichever way helps them the most, whether through...

Department Tea

Hi, my name is Lea Sleiman and I will be your Arabic Language Assistant and Mentor this year. I am a senior, double major in Mathematics and Data science....

A wooden post featuring signs saying "help", "support", "advice", and "guidance".

Drop-in Talkin' are brief, informal consultations with a counselor from the Counseling Service offered in satellite locations across campus. No appointment...

The Jeannette Marks Center, commonly known as "the Marks House," provides support, resources, and programming for LGBTQIA+ MHC students and their allies.

Put down your textbooks for a few hours and join the Office of Student Involvement for No Study Zone! There will be lots of activities to help you relax:...

The Zowie Banteah Cultural Center promotes visibility and empowerment for Native Americans and communities of Indigenous people at MHC.

Come see the Victory Eights in our final performance of the semester!

Come join us during our Open Hours for "Whine Down Tuesdays" featuring N'Yshma Leroy from 7pm-8:30pm in the Betty Shabazz Cultural Center for a taste of West...

Do finals have you STRESSED? Is keeping it bottled up affecting your mental health? Do you just want to ... SCREAM?!?!?!?!? Come to moho's favorite...

Tuesday, December 7

Teacup on books

Days for studying, reading and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 7 pm on Thursday, December 9.

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Everyone can help create this work of art! Grab some crayons and color to your heart's content. A "De-Stress Fest" program, sponsored by the Office of...

Join Kerry Ouimette, FP '19 for deep relaxation/nidra (yogic sleep). Activate your relaxation response. Withdraw your senses. Wear comfortable clothes and...

Department Tea

Hi everyone! My name is Yixuan Wang. I’m from Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. My major is East Asian Studies, and I’m a junior this year. I will be the...

4:30pm
Virtual Event

The German Language Table is an informal weekly meeting where students can practice speaking German in a casual context with other students and German faculty.

The Japanese Language Table is an informal weekly meeting where students can practice speaking Japanese in a casual context with other students and Japanese...

Department Tea

Hi, my name is Hinako and I am a senior majoring in Religion and International Relations. I was born in New Zealand, but have lived in Japan for over 10...

6pm
Virtual Event

Peer-led support for Organic Chemistry students.

Mount Holyoke Athletics

(Women's Basketball) Mount Holyoke College at Rivier College

As the first cultural center on campus, The Betty Shabazz, commonly known as the "Betty", assists and supports students who identify within the African...

Come join us during our Open Hours for "Whine Down Tuesdays" featuring N'Yshma Leroy from 7pm-8:30pm in the Betty Shabazz Cultural Center for a taste of West...

Wednesday, December 8

Buddhist Dharma Wheel

Anniversary of the historical Buddha's awakening. (Mahayana) Japan, North America

Christian Cross

A Roman Catholic feast day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was born without sin.

Teacup on books

Days for studying, reading and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 7 pm on Thursday, December 9.

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

All December grads are invited to stop by to pick up a souvenir from the CDC, create a sign and have your photo taken for #MyJourneyBegins, ask any last...

Take a break and come pet a certified therapy dog! A "De-Stress Fest" program, sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement.

Come by the Student Involvement Studio (Blanch 304) to ask about Re-Recognition, or whatever you might have questions about!

Have a question? Need a practice buddy or homework advice? Drop-in hours are open to you Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 pm.

4:30pm
Virtual Event

This weekly informal discussion group is a place where students can connect and support each other around their experiences Living With Chronic Illness....

A wooden post featuring signs saying "help", "support", "advice", and "guidance".

Drop-in Talkin' are brief, informal consultations with a counselor from the Counseling Service offered in satellite locations across campus. No appointment...

TransFormation is designed to provide an intentional space for all students of trans* experience, including those exploring or questioning their gender...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, December 9

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Thursday, December 9 at 7 pm and ends on Monday,...

Teacup on books

Days for studying, reading and reflecting before exams. Reading period ends at 7 pm on Thursday, December 9.

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Come by the Student Involvement Studio (Blanch 304) to ask about Re-Recognition, or whatever you might have questions about!

Join us for an online workshop and learn how instructors use Gradescope. The workshop will offer guidance on delivery of assignments that are paper-based,...

Department Tea

Hi everyone! My name is Yixuan Wang. I’m from Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. My major is East Asian Studies, and I’m a junior this year. I will be the...

4:30pm
Virtual Event
A wooden post featuring signs saying "help", "support", "advice", and "guidance".

Drop-in Talkin' are brief, informal consultations with a counselor from the Counseling Service offered in satellite locations across campus. No appointment...

Department Tea

Hi, my name is Hinako and I am a senior majoring in Religion and International Relations. I was born in New Zealand, but have lived in Japan for over 10...

6pm
Virtual Event

Finish out the last reading day with your friends at Late Night BINGO! A "De-Stress Fest" program, sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement.

Friday, December 10

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Thursday, December 9 at 7 pm and ends on Monday,...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Come by the Student Involvement Studio (Blanch 304) to ask about Re-Recognition, or whatever you might have questions about!

A weekly gathering for the Muslim community in the Islamic tradition of honoring Fridays. It's the time for community-building over sharing a special Halal...

A safe and a brave space for the Muslim community to share their views and ideas on the current issues in the Islamic world and beyond. Facilitated by the...

Deeper Than Skin is a supportive, discussion space for Asian identified students. Asian, Asian American, Asian Pacific Islander, South Asian individuals...

3:30pm
Virtual Event

Weekly gathering for spiritual support, worship, and celebration. All are welcome to join us!

Saturday, December 11

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Thursday, December 9 at 7 pm and ends on Monday,...

Sunday, December 12

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Thursday, December 9 at 7 pm and ends on Monday,...

Christian Cross

Commemorates the day on which Guadalupana (the Virgin of Guadalupe) appeared to San Juan Diego and her image appeared on his tilma (apron). The miraculous...

Want a tour of LITS? Need help finding sources for an assignments? Want to talk through a research project? Visit the Research Corner, 2nd floor of LITS...

Monday, December 13

Consult with instructors about exam requirements in individual courses. The final exam period begins on Thursday, December 9 at 7 pm and ends on Monday,...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Come by the Student Involvement Studio (Blanch 304) to ask about Re-Recognition, or whatever you might have questions about!

Join us to learn and practice interviewing basics, the STAR strategy for behavioral interview questions, and for an introduction to Big Interview. For...

A wooden post featuring signs saying "help", "support", "advice", and "guidance".

Drop-in Talkin' are brief, informal consultations with a counselor from the Counseling Service offered in satellite locations across campus. No appointment...

Tuesday, December 14

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

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Halls will close at noon.

Join us for an online workshop and learn how instructors use Gradescope. The workshop will offer guidance on delivery of assignments that are paper-based,...

Join Amy Asadoorian, Admission Coordinator to learn about the Graduate Programs degree programs, non-degree courses, and resources for funding your graduate...

7pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, December 15

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Come by the Student Involvement Studio (Blanch 304) to ask about Re-Recognition, or whatever you might have questions about!

When you’re getting ready to build a home library, you might want to do a little planning before you jump in. In this Alumnae Association webinar, librarian...

TransFormation is designed to provide an intentional space for all students of trans* experience, including those exploring or questioning their gender...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, December 16

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Mount Holyoke Basketball

(Women's Basketball) Mount Holyoke College at Elms College, MASKS REQUIRED INDOORS FOR ALL SPECTATORS

A wooden post featuring signs saying "help", "support", "advice", and "guidance".

Drop-in Talkin' are brief, informal consultations with a counselor from the Counseling Service offered in satellite locations across campus. No appointment...

Friday, December 17

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Saturday, December 18

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

Sunday, December 19

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

Monday, December 20

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Tuesday, December 21

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Wednesday, December 22

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

Pagan/Wiccan Pentacle

This day, which marks the New Year in the Anglo-Saxon and northern traditions of Wicca, is the celebration of the birth of the God as the Winter-born King,...

The testing center follows the College’s holiday, break and adverse weather closing and delay schedules.

Thursday, December 23

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

Friday, December 24

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Saturday, December 25

Christian Cross

Christmas celebrates the anniversary of the birth of Jesus. Christmas is given more importance in Western Christianity than in Eastern. College offices are...

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Sunday, December 26

Zarathushti symbol

The anniversary of the death of Zarathustra (Zoroaster), the founder of the Zoroastrian faith. His dates are uncertain: the ancient Greeks dated him at ca....

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Monday, December 27

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Tuesday, December 28

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Wednesday, December 29

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Thursday, December 30

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

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Most academic and administrative offices are closed. Offices will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022.

Friday, December 31

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

Zarathushti symbol

This period (December 31 - January 4) celebrates the creation of animals. It is also the time for equitable sharing of food.

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College closed. Offices reopen Monday, January 3.

Saturday, January 1

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

Sunday, January 2

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Housing is available, students must apply for housing and meet one of the criteria for eligibility to stay. There is a flat fee charged to students who stay...

December 4, 2021 - January 2, 2022