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

DATES DESCRIPTION
June 22-25 Summer term online check in
June 23 Summer term classes begin
June 23-29 First week of Summer term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
June 23-August 24 Fall term course change period
July 2 Final 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 10 Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
August 10 Summer term classes end
May 30 Pre-examination break
August 27 Final examinations begin
August 29 Scheduled final examinations end
August 30 Unscheduled final examination day
August 30 Final examinations end

Fall Term 2022

DATES DESCRIPTION
September 7-9 Advising and orientation begin
September 11-14 Fall term online check-in
September 12 Fall term classes begin
September 12-18 First week of Fall term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
September 14 Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee. Check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m.
September 21 Final 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.
September 19-25 Second week of Fall term schedule adjustment (add/drop)
All courses require instructor permission to add
October 21 Course Timetable available for the Winter term
October 26-November 3 Winter term course election period for AB students
October 28-29 Homecoming Weekend
November 1 Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
November 11-January 17 Winter term course election, change, and add/drop period; Thayer Registrar will provide details to BE, Masters, and PhD students.
November 15 Fall term classes end
November 16-17 Pre-examination break
November 18 Final examinations begin
November 22 Scheduled final examinations end
November 23 Unscheduled final examination day
November 23 Final examinations end

Winter Term 2023

DATES DESCRIPTION
January 3-6 Winter term online check-in
January 4 Winter term classes begin
January 4-10 First week of Winter term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
January 6 Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee. Check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m.
January 11-17 Second week of Winter term schedule adjustment (add/drop). All courses require instructor permission to add.
January 13 Final 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 16 Martin 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 3 Course Timetable available for Spring term
February 9-16 Spring term course election period for AB students
February 21 Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
February 24-April 9 Spring term course election, change, and add/drop period; Thayer Registrar will provide details to BE, Masters, and PhD students
March 7 Winter term classes end
March 8-9 Pre-examination break
March 10 Final examinations begin
March 13 Scheduled final examinations end
March 14 Unscheduled final examinations day
March 14 Final examinations end

Spring Term 2023

DATES DESCRIPTION
March 26-29 Spring term online check-in
March 27 Spring term classes begin
March 27-April 7 First week of Spring term schedule adjustment (add/drop). Permission to add courses is not necessary unless normally required.
March 29 Deadline to complete check-in without a $50 late registration fee. Check-in must be completed by 11:59 p.m.
April 3-9 Second week of Spring term schedule adjustment (add/drop). All courses require instructor permission to add
April 5 Final 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 21 Course Timetable available for Summer term
April 26-May 4 Summer term course election period for AB students
May 5 Course Timetable available for Fall term
May 10-18 Fall term course election period for AB students
May 12-June 1 Summer term course election, change, and add/drop period; Thayer Registrar will provide details to BE, Masters, and PhD students.
May 17 Final day to withdraw from a course; any later request to withdraw from a course requires petition to a special committee.
May 26-May 31 Fall term course election, change, and add/drop period; Thayer Registrar will provide details to BE, Masters, and PhD students.
May 30 Memorial Day (No classes held)
May 31 Spring term classes end
June 1 Pre-examination break
June 2 Final examinations begin
June 5 Scheduled final examinations end
June 6 Unscheduled final examination day
June 6 Final examinations end
June 10 Thayer School of Engineering Investiture
June 11 Dartmouth Commencement