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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 December 6, 2019)

FALL 2020



Summer reading

August 29(Sa)

Arrival Day for Class of 2024

August 29(Sa)-September 2(W)

First Year Orientation

September 1(Tu)

Upperclass students begin arriving after 12:00 p.m.

September 3(Th)

First day of instruction, Fall Semester

September 7(M)

[Labor Day – no classes]

September 11(F)

Olin Monday – Monday class schedule in effect

September 17(Th)

Constitution Day

September 17(Th)

Add period ends

September 23(W)

Town Meeting

October 7(W)

Fall Career Fair

October 8(Th)

Olin Monday – Monday class schedule in effect

October 12(M)

[Indigenous People's Day – no classes]

October 21(W)

33rd instructional day; CSTB Submission Deadline I

November 6 (F)

last day to drop; declare pass/no credit

November 23(M)–27(F)

[Thanksgiving Recess – no classes]

December 11(F)

Last day of instruction, First Semester

December 12-13(Sa-Su)

Study Day; CSTB Submission Deadline II

December 14(M)-17(Th)

Final Assessments

December 18(F)

Olin Exposition

December 19(Sa)

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

December 21(M)- January 27(W)

[Intersession – no classes]



January 19(Tu)

Residence Halls open at 12:00 p.m.

January 20(W)

First day of instruction, Spring Semester

February 2 (Tu)

last day to add

February 3(W)

Town Meeting

February 10(W)

Spring Career Fair

February 15 (M)

[Presidents’ Day – no classes]

February 17(W)

Olin Monday – Monday class schedule in effect

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 4 (Th)

[no classes]

March 5 (F)-6 (Sa)

Candidate Weekend III for Class of ‘25

March 9 (Tu)

33rd instructional day

March 15(M)-19(F)

[Spring Break – no classes]

April 1 (Th)

Last day to Drop; Pass No Credit Deadline

April 9 (F)

Olin Monday – Monday class schedule in effect

April 19(M)

[Patriots Day – no classes]

April 30 (F)

Last day of instruction, Spring Semester

May 1-3 (F-M)

Study Day

May 4 (Tu)-7 (F)

Final Assessments

May 10 (M)

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

May 11 (Tu)

SCOPE SUMMIT presentations (required for seniors)

May 11 (Tu)

Residence Halls close at 12:00p.m.

May 16 (Su)

Commencement for Class of ‘21

May 17(M)

Residence Halls close for graduating seniors at 12:00 p.m.