Calendars


2019–2020 Calendar

2019

  • August 1 — Fall charge due
  • August 26 — New Student Orientation begins
  • September 4, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester
  • September 17 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*
  • October 4-6 —Back to Bates Weekend
  • October 16-20 — Fall recess
  • October 25 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses
  • November 2-8 — Registration for winter semester
  • November 23-December 1 — Thanksgiving recess
  • December 1 — Winter charge due
  • December 6, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester
  • December 10, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin
  • December 14, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2020

  • January 13, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester
  • January 20 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes
  • January 20—Off-campus Short Term application deadline
  • January 24 Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*
  • January 31 — Application deadline for off-campus study, abroad or in the United States, for the next fall, winter, or academic year
  • February 1-7— Registration for off-campus and extra cost Short Term courses
  • February 7— Semester/year off-campus study registration deadline
  • February 15-23 — Winter recess
  • March 6 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses
  • March 7–13 — Registration for on-campus Short Term and fall semester
  • April 3 — Mount David Summit
  • April 10, 4 P.M. — Classes end, winter semester
  • April 14, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin
  • April 18, 12:30 P.M. — Final examinations end**
  • April 27, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, Short Term
  • April 29 — Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*
  • May 1 — Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term courses
  • May 29, 4 P.M. — Classes end, Short Term
  • May 29–31 — Commencement Weekend
  • June 12-14 — Reunion Weekend

2020–2021 Calendar

2020

  • August 1 — Fall charge due
  • August 24 — New Student Orientation begins
  • September 2, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, fall semester
  • September 15 — Last day for fall semester registration adjustments*
  • October 2-4 —Back to Bates Weekend
  • October 14-18 — Fall recess
  • October 23 — Last day for withdrawal from fall semester courses
  • October 27-November 2 — Registration for winter semester
  • November 21–29 — Thanksgiving recess
  • December 1 — Winter charge due
  • December 4, 4 P.M. — Classes end, fall semester
  • December 8, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin
  • December 14, 5:45 P.M. — Final examinations end**

2021

  • January 13, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, winter semester
  • January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day — workshops take the place of classes
  • January 26 — Last day for winter semester registration adjustments*
  • February 5— Semester/year off-campus study registration deadline
  • February 13-21 — Winter recess
  • March 9 — Last day for withdrawal from winter semester courses
  • March 17-21— March recess
  • April 9 — Mount David Summit
  • April 16, 4 P.M. — Classes end, winter semester
  • April 20, 8 A.M. — Final examinations begin
  • April 26, 5:45 P.M. — Final examinations end**
  • May 3, 8 A.M. — Classes begin, Short Term
  • May 5 — Last day for on-campus Short Term registration adjustments*
  • May 7 — Last day for withdrawal from on-campus Short Term courses
  • May 26, 4 P.M. — Classes end, Short Term
  • May 28–30 — Commencement Weekend
  • June 11-13 — Reunion Weekend

 


*Students must register unless currently on a Bates-approved program or approved leave. Late registrants are subject to late fees and may be required to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to request late registration approval.
**Final examinations cannot be rescheduled because of student travel plans.