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Olin College Calendar with Academic and College Deadlines 2016-17*
(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 8/9/2016)

2016, July - December

July 1 (F) - Fall 2016 bills mailed to permanent addresses; First Year Student Immunization forms due to Babson Health Services

August 1 (M) - Fall 2016 payments due; deadline for enrolling in the TMS Monthly Payment Plan

August 4 (Th) - Late fee of $150 imposed on past due balances

August 25 (Th) - Brandeis University - First day of instruction

August 27 (Sa) - Arrival Day for Class of 2020; 9:00 a.m.

August 27 (Sa) - 31 (W) - New Student Orientation

August 30 (Tu) - Upperclass students begin arriving after 12:00 p.m. Campus closed to returning students before 12 p.m.

August 31 (W) - Babson College - First day of instruction

September 1 (Th) - First day of instruction, Fall Semester; Wellesley College - First day of instruction

September 5 (M) - [Labor Day - no classes]

September 9 (F) - Olin Session I: Add Deadline

September 15 (Th) - Olin Full Semester: Add Deadline; Passionate Pursuit Applications due

September 16 (F) - Olin Monday - Monday class schedule in effect

September 16 (F) - 18 (Su) - Alumni Weekend; Welcome Classes of 2011 and 2006

September 17 (Sa) - Constitution Day

September 28 (W) - Town Meeting

October 4 (Tu) - Olin Session I: Drop and Pass/No Credit Deadline 

October 5 (W) - Fall Career Fair

October 10 (M) - [Columbus Day - no classes]

October 14 (F) - 16 (Su) - Family Weekend

October 18 (Tu) - Olin Session I: Last day of instruction and Withdraw Deadline

October 19 (W) - 33rd instructional day; Course Substitution and Transfer Board (CSTB) Submission Deadline; Session II begins

October 20 (Th) - Olin Monday - Monday class schedule in effect

October 26 (W) - Session II Add deadline

October 28 (F) - Approximate date for release of Spring 2017 Registration Materials

November 1 (Tu) - Spring 2017 bills mailed to local addresses or to applicable “billing address”

November 4 (F) - Olin Full Semester: Last day to “drop” a course without a grade of “W”; Last day to declare Pass/No Credit grading option

November 7 (M) - Approximate begin date for Spring 2017 Spring registration

November 18 (F) - Session II Drop and Pass/No Credit Deadline

November 21 (M) - 25 (F) - [Thanksgiving Recess - no classes]

December 1 (Th) - Spring 2017 payments due

December 5 (M) - Late fee of $150 imposed on past due balances

December 7 (W) - Brandeis University - Last Day of instruction

December 8 (Th) - Babson College - Last Day of instruction

December 9 (F) - Olin College - Last Day of instruction; Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W; last day to request an “Incomplete” for the Fall term

December 12 (M) - Study Day; Course Substitution and Transfer Board (CSTB) Submission Deadline; Wellesley College - Last Day of instruction

December 13 (Tu) - 16 (F) - Final Events

December 19 (M) - Olin Exposition (required for all students)

December 20 (Tu) - Residence Halls close at 5 p.m. for intersession

December 21 (W) - January 16 (M) - [Intersession - no classes]

2017, January - May

January 3 (Tu) - Grades due for Fall 2016 semester; Incomplete grades from Spring 2016 convert to ‘Incomplete Failure’ if still outstanding

January 15 (Su) - Residence Halls open at 12:00 p.m.

January 17 (Tu) - First day of instruction, Spring Semester; Brandeis University - First day of instruction

January 23 (M) - Olin Session I: Add Deadline

January 24 (Tu) - OLIN MONDAY - Monday class schedule in effect; Babson College, Wellesley College - First day of instruction, Spring Semester 

January 30 (M) - Olin Full Semester: Add Deadline; Passionate Pursuit Applications due

February 1 (W) - Town Meeting

February 8 (W) - Spring Career Fair

February 16 (Th) - Olin Session I: Drop and P/NC Deadline

February 17 (F) - 18 (Sa) - Candidate Weekend I for Class of 2021

February 20 (M) - [Presidents' Day - no classes]

February 22 (W) - OLIN MONDAY - Monday class schedule in effect

February 24 (F) - 25 (Sa) - Candidate Weekend II for Class of 2021

March 2 (Th) - No Classes

March 3 (F) - 4 (Sa) - Candidate Weekend III for Class of 2021

March 3 (F) - Olin Session I end: Session I Withdraw Deadline

March 6 (M) - 33rd instructional day; Course Substitution and Transfer Board (CSTB) Submission Deadline; Olin Session II: Begins

March 10 (F) - Olin Session II: Add Deadline

March 13 (M) - 17 (F) - [Spring Break - no classes]

March 29 (W) - Olin Full Semester: Last day to “drop” a course without a grade of “W”; Last day to declare Pass/No Credit grading option

March 31 (F) - Approximate date for release of Fall 2017 Registration Materials

April 10 (M) - Approximate begin date for Fall 2017 Registration

April 11 (Tu) - Olin Session II: Drop and P/NC Deadline

April 17 (M) - [Patriot's Day - no classes]

April 27 (Th) - Olin College - Last Day of instruction; Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W; last day to request an “Incomplete” for the Spring semester

April 28 (F) - Study Day; Course Substitution and Transfer Board (CSTB) Submission Deadline

May 2 (Tu) - 5 (F) - Final Events 

May 3 (W) – Babson College, Brandeis University– Last day of instruction

May 4 (Th) - Wellesley College – Last day of instruction

May 8 (M) - Olin Exposition - Underclass projects and presentations (required for non-seniors); Grades for graduating Seniors due

May 9 (Tu) - SCOPE Summit (required for seniors)

May 14 (Su) - Commencement for Class of 2017

May 15 (M) - Residence Halls close at 5 p.m.

May 22 (M) - Spring 2017 Grades due; Incomplete grades from Fall 2016 convert to ‘Incomplete Failure’ if still outstanding