Important Dates


Going to college isn't the only thing on your schedule. You might have work, children, and you need to make some time for yourself. We've got you covered.

Find all the important dates for the current Bristol semester and beyond below. You can access the full current Bristol academic calendar here

Fall 2019 Semester Dates


Fall 2019

  • Fall Registration Deadline (All Students) - Friday, August 23 
  • Bristol EXPerience - Wednesday, August 28
  • Opening Day - Thursday, August 29
  • Labor Day - College Closed/No Classes - Monday, September 2
  • First day of classes - Tuesday, September 3
  • Late-start classes begin - Monday, September 16
  • View the Bristol Fall 2019 Add/Drop Schedule here
  • Columbus Day - College Closed/No Classes - Monday, October 14
  • Monday schedule will be followed - Tuesday, October 15
  • Mid-semester evaluations - October 15-26
  • First-half 7-wk Option Final Examinations - October 23 & 24
  • Second-half 7-wk Option classes begin - Monday, October 28
  • Assessment Day - College Open/No classes - Wednesday, November 6
  • Veterans Day - College Closed/No classes - Monday, November 11
  • Last day for student-generated withdrawal - Thursday, November 14
  • Thanksgiving - College Closed/No Classes - Thursday, November 28
  • Thanksgiving Break - College Open/No classes - Friday, November 29
  • Last day of classes - Monday, December 16
  • Final examinations - December 17-23

2020

Wintersession 2020

  • Classes begin - Thursday, January 2
  • Final Examinations - Friday, January 17

Spring 2020

  • Spring Registration Deadline (All Students) - Friday, January 10
  • MLK Day - College Closed/No Classes - Monday, January 20
  • Opening Day - Tuesday, January 21
  • First day of classes - Wednesday, January 22
  • Late-start classes begin - Monday, February 3
  • Presidents Day - College Closed/No Classes - Mon, February 17
  • Mid-semester evaluations - March 2-14
  • First-half 7-wk Option Final Examinations - March 11-12
  • Spring Break - College Open/No Classes - March 16-21
  • Second-half 7-wk Option classes begin - Monday, March 23
  • Professional Day - College Open/No classes - Thursday, March 26
  • Last day for student-generated withdrawal - Thursday, April 9
  • Patriots Day - College Closed/No Classes - Monday, April 20
  • Monday schedule will be followed - Wednesday, April 22
  • Last day of classes - Monday, May 11
  • Final Examinations - May 12-18
  • Second-half 7 wk Option Final Examinations - May 13 & 14
  • Memorial Day - College Closed/No Classes - Monday, May 25
  • Commencement - Thursday, May 21

Summer 2020

  • Classes begin -

Monday, June 1, Summer 1 
Monday, July 13, Summer 2
Monday, June 1, Summer 3

  • Independence Day - College Closed/No Classes

Saturday , July 4, Summer 1 and 3

  • Last day for student-generated withdrawal

Thursday, June 25, Summer 1
Thursday, Aug 6, Summer 2
Saturday, July 25, Summer 3

  • Final Examinations

July 9-11, Summer 1
August 20-22, Summer 2
August 13-15, Summer 3