WELLESLEY COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR


IMPORTANT DATES FOR FALL 2021

Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, all dates set forth in this Academic Calendar are subject to change.

August 2021

Date Day Description
06 Friday Fall Bill Due Date
27 Friday First Year Registration (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT)

September 2021

Date Day Description
06 Monday Labor Day
No Classes
08 Wednesday Fall 2021 registration re-opens at 8:00 AM ET
Convocation
Fall Classes Start
Deadline to submit Spring + Summer 2021 incomplete work to instructors at 4pm
15 Wednesday Fall PE Classes Begin
17 Friday Deadline to ADD a Fall course at 11:59 PM
Spring and Summer Incomplete Grades Due From Instructors - 12 Noon
Deadline to submit paperwork for a cross-registered Fall course

October 2021

Date Day Description
01 Friday Deadline to DROP a Fall course at 11:59 PM
Deadline to declare Credit/Noncredit grading option - 11:59 PM
11 Monday Indigenous Peoples’ Day
No Classes
12 Tuesday No Classes
Fall Break
13 Wednesday Classes Resume
Tanner Conference: Session One (Academic Quad) 5:00 - 6:10 pm
Tanner Conference: Picnic (ALH-Lawn) 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
14 Thursday Tanner Conference: Session Two (Academic Quad) 12:50 - 2:00 pm
Tanner Conference: Session Three (Academic Quad) 5:15 - 6:25 pm
15 Friday Tanner Conference: Session Four (Virtual on Tanner website) 10:00 - 11:10 am
16 Saturday Parent and Family Campus Day
22 Friday October 2021 degrees conferred
25 Monday Spring 2022 Schedule Published in the Course Browser (courses.wellesley.edu) at 6 PM
29 Friday Fall 2021 Term 1 PE Classes End
Senior Deadline for Major/ Minor Course Plan Approval (through Workday)

November 2021

Date Day Description
01 Monday Fall 2021 Term 2 PE Classes Begin
03 Wednesday Winter 2022 Course Registration Opens (in Workday) - 10 AM
09 Tuesday Spring 2022 Initial Registration Week
10 Wednesday Spring 2022 Initial Registration Week
11 Thursday Spring 2022 Initial Registration Week
12 Friday Spring 2022 Initial Registration Week
17 Wednesday Deadline to Register for Winter 2022 course if requesting campus housing - 11:59 PM
19 Friday Thesis submission deadline - at noon (Fall 370 students only)
24 Wednesday No Classes
Thanksgiving Break
25 Thursday Thanksgiving Break
No Classes
26 Friday Thanksgiving Break
No Classes
29 Monday Classes Resume

December 2021

Date Day Description
14 Tuesday Deadline to WITHDRAW from a fall course at 5:00 PM
Fall Term 2 PE Classes End
Last Day of Classes
15 Wednesday Reading Day
16 Thursday Fall 2021 SEQs open to students
Final Examinations Begin
17 Friday Final Examinations
18 Saturday Reading Day
19 Sunday Reading Day
20 Monday Final Examinations
21 Tuesday Final Examinations
22 Wednesday Final exams end - 4:00 pm
Final Examinations End
Final papers due - 4:00 pm
23 Thursday Fall 2021 SEQs Student Submission Deadline - 11:00 PM

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SPRING 2022

January 2022

Date Day Description
03 Monday Spring Bill Due Date
Wintersession begins
04 Tuesday Deadline to ADD a Wintersession Course at 11:59 pm
05 Wednesday Deadline to DROP a Wintersession course at 11:59 pm
Deadline to declare a Wintersession course CREDIT/NON at 11:59 PM
Fall final grades released to students - 4pm
Fall final grades due from instructors at noon
10 Monday Spring 2022 Registration Changes Period - beginning at 10:00 AM ET
11 Tuesday Spring 2022 Registration Changes Period
12 Wednesday Spring 2022 Registration Changes Period
13 Thursday Spring 2022 Registration Changes Period
14 Friday Spring 2022 Registration Changes Period ending at 5:00 PM ET
17 Monday Classes are held
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
21 Friday Deadline to WITHDRAW from a Winter course at 5:00 PM
Wintersession Ends
January 2022 Degrees Conferred
22 Saturday Winter 2022 SEQs Open to Students
24 Monday Deadline to submit Fall incomplete work to instructors at 4 PM
Spring Classes Start
Spring 2022 registration re-opens at 8:00 AM
27 Thursday Winter 2022 SEQs Student Submission Deadline - 11:00 PM
28 Friday Wintersession and January Option final grades due from instructors at NOON

February 2022

Date Day Description
01 Tuesday 2022-2023 Renewal Financial Aid Application Materials Due
04 Friday Deadline to ADD a Spring course at 11:59 PM
Deadline to submit paperwork for a cross-registered Spring course - 4:30 PM
11 Friday Fall and Winter Incomplete Grades Due From Instructors - 12 Noon
Senior Deadline to add or drop a Major/Minor
18 Friday Deadline to DROP a spring course at 11:59 PM
Deadline to declare Credit/Noncredit grading option - 11:59 PM
21 Monday No Classes
Presidents' Day
22 Tuesday Substitute Day
MONDAY SCHEDULE

March 2022

Date Day Description
17 Thursday Spring Break Begins
No Classes
18 Friday Spring Break - No Classes
21 Monday Spring Break - No Classes
22 Tuesday Spring Break - No Classes
23 Wednesday Spring Break - No Classes
24 Thursday Spring Break - No Classes
25 Friday Spring Break Ends
No Classes
28 Monday Classes Resume

April 2022

Date Day Description
11 Monday Initial Registration Week for Fall 2022
18 Monday Patriot's Day
No Classes
20 Wednesday Honors Theses due - noon
26 Tuesday Ruhlman Conference
No Classes
27 Wednesday Substitute Day: Tuesday Schedule

May 2022

Date Day Description
06 Friday Spring Classes End
Deadline to WITHDRAW from a spring course at 5:00 PM
07 Saturday Reading Period Begins
Spring 2022 SEQs Open to Students
08 Sunday Reading Period
09 Monday Reading Period Ends
10 Tuesday Final Examinations Begin
11 Wednesday Final Examinations
12 Thursday Final Examinations
13 Friday Final Examinations
14 Saturday Additional Reading Day
15 Sunday Additional Reading Day
16 Monday Final exams end - 4:00 pm
Final Examinations End
Final papers due - 4:00 pm
17 Tuesday Spring 2022 SEQs Student Submission Deadline - 11:00 PM
19 Thursday Senior grades due from instructors - noon
27 Friday Commencement
30 Monday No Classes
Memorial Day
31 Tuesday Summer Classes Start
Non-Graduating Students Final Spring Grades Due From Instructors at NOON
Non-Graduating Students Spring Grades Available to Students at 4pm

June 2022

Date Day Description
01 Wednesday Deadline to Add a Summer Course - 11:59 PM
03 Friday Deadline to Drop a Summer Course - 11:59 PM
Deadline to Declare Credit/ Noncredit Grading Option For Summer Course - 11:59PM
13 Monday Registration Changes for Fall 2022 - beginning at 10:00 AM ET
14 Tuesday Registration Changes for Fall 2022
15 Wednesday Registration Changes for Fall 2022
16 Thursday Registration Changes for Fall 2022
17 Friday Registration Changes for Fall 2022 - ending at 4:00 PM ET
20 Monday Juneteenth Holiday (Observed) - No Classes
21 Tuesday Substitute Day - Monday Class Schedule

July 2022

Date Day Description
04 Monday Independence Day - No Classes
13 Wednesday Deadline to Withdraw From a Summer Course - 4:30 PM
Substitute Day - Monday Class Schedule
Summer Classes End
14 Thursday Reading Period Begins
15 Friday Reading Day
16 Saturday Reading Day
17 Sunday Reading Period Ends
18 Monday Final Exam Day
19 Tuesday Final Exam Day
26 Tuesday Summer Final Grades Available to Students - 4:00 PM
Summer Final Grades Due From Instructors at Noon