Dartmouth Engineering Academic Calendar

Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth closely follows Dartmouth's academic calendar, with a few exceptions. 

Please be advised that the information below is accurate of the date of publication and is offered as a resource for Dartmouth Engineering students, staff, and faculty for planning purposes. Dartmouth reserves the right to make such changes as the Trustees, faculty, and officers consider appropriate and in the best interests of the Dartmouth community.

Summer Term 2022

June 22-25Summer term online check in
June 23Summer term classes begin
June 23-29First week of Summer term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
June 23-August 24Fall term course change period
July 2Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter “R” (Residence) for the fall term is liable for administrative withdrawal.
July 4Independence Day. No classes held.
August 10Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
August 10Summer term classes end
May 30Pre-examination break
August 27Final examinations begin
August 29Scheduled final examinations end
August 30Unscheduled final examination day
August 30Final examinations end

Fall Term 2022

September 10Advising and orientation begin
September 11-14Fall term online check-in
September 12Fall term classes begin
September 12-18First week of Fall term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
September 14Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee. Check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m.
September 21Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter “R” (Residence) for the fall term is liable for administrative withdrawal.
October 21Course Timetable available for the Winter term
October 26-November 3Winter term course election period
October 28-29Homecoming Weekend
November 1Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
November 15Fall term classes end
November 16-17Pre-examination break
November 18Final examinations begin
November 19Final examinations suspended
November 22Scheduled final examinations end
November 23Unscheduled final examination day
November 23Final examinations end

Winter Term 2023

January 3-6Winter term online check-in
January 4Winter term classes begin
January 4-10First week of Winter term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
January 6Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee. Check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m.
January 13Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee). Any student not checked-in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter R (residence) for the winter term is liable for administrative withdrawal.
January 16Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Courses regularly held in the 8-, 9-, 10-, 11-, 12-, and 2-sequences moved to their x-periods. Courses held in the 3A-period moved to the 3B-period. Laboratory sections meet as scheduled, unless otherwise notified by the instructor.
February 3Course Timetable available for Spring term
February 8-16Spring term course election period
February 21Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
March 7Winter term classes end
March 8-9Pre-examination break
March 10Final examinations begin
March 13Scheduled final examinations end
March 14Unscheduled final examinations end
March 14Final examinations end

Spring Term 2023

March 26-29Spring term online check-in
March 27Spring term classes begin
March 27-April 7First week of Spring term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
March 29Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee. Check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m.
April 5Final day for delayed check-in (with $50 late fee).
Any student not checked-in by the end of this day, but still listed with the enrollment pattern letter R (Residence) for the winter term is liable for administrative withdrawal.
April 21Course Timetable available for Summer term
April 26-May 4Summer term course election period
May 5Course Timetable available for Fall term
May 10-18Fall term course election period
May 17Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
May 30Memorial Day. No classes held.
May 31Spring term classes end
June 1Pre-Examination break
June 2Final examinations begin
June 5Scheduled final examinations end
June 6Unscheduled final examination day
June 6Final examinations end
June 10Thayer School Investiture Ceremony
June 11Dartmouth Commencement