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Olin College Calendar with Academic and College Deadlines 2020-21*

(Note: All dates are Olin-specific unless prefaced by a BBW school name. For specific BBW calendars, please visit the host school's website. Olin academic deadlines may be amended due to unforeseen circumstances. *last updated July 9, 2020)

FALL 2020


Summer reading

August 31 (M) - September 1 (Tu)

R2 and Sibb Move-in Days

September 2 (W) - 3 (Th)

Class of 2024 Move-in Days

September 4 (F) - 7 (M)

First Year Orientation

September 5 (Sa) - 7 (M)

Upper class Student Move-in Days

September 8 (Tu)

First day of instruction, Fall Semester

September 14 (M)

Last day to add a Session I course

September 17 (Th)

Constitution Day

September 21 (M)

Last day to add a full-semester course

September 23 (W)

Town Meeting

October 7 (W)

Fall Career Fair

October 7 (W)

Last day to drop, declare pass/no credit for a Session I course

October 12 (M) - 13 (Tu)

Fall Break - no classes

October 26 (M)

33rd instructional day; CSTB Submission Deadline; end of Session I

November 2 (M)

Last day to add a Session II course

November 9 (M)

Tentative start for Spring 2021 Registration

November 11 (W)

Last day to drop, declare pass/no credit for full-semester course

November 25 (W) –29 (Su)

Thanksgiving Break - no classes

November 30 (M)

Last day to drop, declare pass/no credit for a Session II course

December 14 (M)

Last day of instruction, Fall Semester; Deadline for full-semester course withdrawal and incomplete grade petitions

December 15 (Tu)

CSTB Submission Deadline

December 15 (Tu) - 18 (F)

Final Assessments

December 19 (Sa)

Residence Halls close at 12:00 p.m. for intersession

December 20 (Su)- January 27 (W)

[Intersession – no classes]


January 25 (M) - 27 (W)

Move-in Dates (tentative)

January 28 (Th)

First day of instruction, Spring Semester

February 3 (W)

Town Meeting

February 10 (W)

Spring Career Fair

February 10 (W)

last day to add full-semester course

February 15 (M)

[Presidents’ Day – no classes]

February 19 (F)-20 (Sa)

Candidate Weekend I for Class of ‘25

February 26 (F)-27 (Sa)

Candidate Weekend II for Class of ‘25

March 5 (F)-6 (Sa)

Candidate Weekend III for Class of ‘25

March 16 (Tu)

Olin Monday – Monday class schedule in effect

April 5 (M)

Tentative start date for Fall 2021 registration

April 19 (M)

[Patriots Day – no classes]

May 5 (W)

Last day of instruction, Spring Semester


Final Assessments


Olin Exposition – Underclass projects and presentations (required for non-seniors)


SCOPE SUMMIT presentations (required for seniors)

May 16 (Su)

Commencement for Class of ‘21

May 17 (M)

Residence Halls close at 12 p.m. for graduating seniors