Important Deadlines for Families

General deadlines

As a family member of a Hobart or William Smith student, we've compiled some important deadlines for student opportunities within various offices on campus. Check back often for additional events and deadlines.

General - Spring 2021

  • Jan. 25: First day of classes
  • Jan. 29: Last day to drop/add courses
  • Mar. 29-Apr. 2: Fall 2021 Semester Advising Week
    Students meet each semester with their academic adviser. See academic expectations and advising.
  • Apr. 5-14: Registration
    Students register for classes for the Fall 2021 semester. See the Office of the Registrar's website.
  • Apr. 23: Charter Day
    Held each spring to commemorate the granting of Hobart's charter by the State of New York. See Hobart College traditions.
  • Apr. 30: Moving Up Day
    A ceremony that acknowledges academic awards given to students of William Smith, inducts the new members of the Hai Timiai Honor Society, and recognizes each class as they move up to the next. Invitations will be sent to parents of students receiving awards. See William Smith College traditions.
  • Apr. 30: Last day of classes
  • May 1-3: Reading Days
  • May 4-7: Final examinations
  • May 8: Last day for senior grades and residences close at noon
  • May 16: Commencement 2021
  • May 17: Senior residences close
  • June 4-6: Reunion and Commencement 2020

Center for Global Education

Spring 2021

CGE Dates
  • Jan. 29: Funding for Study Abroad Workshop, 4 p.m.
  • Feb. 4: HWSabroad Spring 2022 Program Information Session, 7:30 p.m.
  • Feb. 28: Deadline for Spring 2022 Study Abroad applications

Career Services

Spring 2021

  • Monday-Friday: Virtual Drop-In Hours
  • Jan. 26: Bozzuto Information Session, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 2: Law School Info Session with Amanda Jantzi '06, 7 p.m.
  • Feb. 28: Career Journey: Rob Karofsky '89, Co-President, Investment Bank, UBS, 5 p.m.

Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning

Spring 2021

  • Feb. 23: HWS Impact - Breaking Silence, Building Resilience
  • Mar. 2: Peace Corps Information Session, 4:30 p.m.
  • Mar. 22: AmeriCorps Summer and Post Grad Year Opportunities, 7 p.m.
  • Apr. 17: Day of Service, 1-4 p.m.
  • Apr. 20: Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m.

Centennial Center

Spring 2021

  • Jan. 18: Revised Pitch Proposal Deadline, noon
  • Mar. 2: Flash Pitch Application Deadline, noon
  • Mar. 4: The Pitch Event, 7 p.m.


More Info

Contact the Office of Parent Programs:

Jennifer Murray, Director
(315) 781-4068
murray@hws.edu



Important Links

Commencement
May 16, 2021

Academic Calendar


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