Key dates & deadlines:

Fall 2019

Fri Jul 12 Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for Grad Council to review for Fall 2019 semester.
Fri Aug 9 Course proposal deadline for Undergraduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for CCC to review for Fall 2019 semester.
Wed Aug 28 Deadline for Faculty to have all fall syllabi uploaded in courses.brown.edu.
Tues Sept 3 Opening Convocation: 4:00 p.m. 
Wed Sept 4 Classes of the first semester begin. 
Tues Sept 17 After 5:00 PM, all course adds require Instructor override.
Fri Sept 20 Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for Grad Council to review for Spring 2020 pre-registration.
Mon Sept 30 Final exams/blue books application enabled in Banner Web for Fall 2019 courses.
Mon Sept 30 Deadline for Faculty to have all wintersession syllabi uploaded in courses.brown.edu.
Wed Oct 2- Thurs Oct 31 Mid term grades entry enabled in Self-Service Banner.
Fri Oct 4 Course proposal deadline for Undergraduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for CCC to review for Spring 2020 pre-registration.
Fri Oct 18 Mid-semester deadline. 
Mon Oct 21 - Fri Nov 1 Advising period for spring pre-registration. Students in their first through third semesters will need to procure their advising PIN from their advisor in order to register.
Thurs Oct 31 Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm deadline).
Mon Dec 2 Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for Grad Council to review for Spring 2020 semester.
Mon Dec 2 Course proposal deadline for Undergraduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for CCC to review for Spring 2020 semester.
Mon Dec 2 - Fri Jan 3, 2020 Final grades open for entry.
Fri Dec 6 Last day to update Classroom Request data in Self-Service Banner for Spring 2020 courses (5:00 PM deadline).
Sun Dec 8 - Thurs Dec 12 Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor).
Thurs Dec 12 Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to request an incomplete from an instructor.  Last day for advisors to approve second concentrations in ASK for students in their penultimate semester who are declaring a second/third concentration. (5:00 p.m. deadline).
Fri Dec 13  -  Sat Dec 21 Final Examination Period. (Inclusive of Sun Dec 15)
Mon Dec 16 Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for Grad Council to review for 2020-21 Course Announcement Bulletin.
NOTE: Grades due in Banner 72 hours after the date of the scheduled final exam.  Any grades not entered by 5:00 PM on Monday Jan  6, 2020 will be posted as Missing on the student's academic record.
  Spring 2020
Fri Jan 3 Course proposal deadline for Undergraduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for CCC to review for 2020-21 Course Announcement Bulletin. 
Wed Jan 15
Deadline for Faculty to have all spring syllabi uploaded in courses.brown.edu.
Wed Jan 22
Classes of the second semester begin. 
Tues Feb 4  After 5:00 PM, all course adds require Instructor override. 
Thurs Feb 13  Final exams/blue books application for Spring 2020 courses enabled in Self-Service Banner. 
Fri Feb 14 Course proposal deadline for Graduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for Grad Council to review for Fall 2020 pre-registration.
Thurs Feb 20- Tues Mar 24 Mid term grades entry enabled in Self-Service Banner.
Fri Mar 6 Mid-semester deadline. 
Fri Mar 13 Course proposal deadline for Undergraduate level courses to be submitted and department approved for CCC to review for Fall 2020 pre-registration.
Fri Apr 24 - Tues May 5 Reading Period (optional and at the discretion of the instructor). 
Mon May 4 
Final grades open for entry. 
Tues May 5 Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to request an incomplete from an instructor. Last day for advisors to approve second concentrations in ASK for students in their penultimate semester who are declaring a second/third concentration. (5:00 p.m. deadline). 
Wed May 6- Fri May 15 Final Examination Period. (No exams Sunday May 10). 
NOTE: 

Grades for graduating seniors are due in Banner 48 hours after the date of the scheduled final exam (irrespective if you are having a formal in class final).  For courses in which the exam period is Friday May 15, those graduating student grades are due on Saturday May 16 at 5:00  PM.  (Final grades for all other students must be submitted within 72 hours of the scheduled exam and no later than 5pm on Sunday May 17, 2020.) 

Sun May 24 Commencement (postponed to a later date yet to be determined).
Tues Jun 9 Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm deadline).
Fri Jun 26 Last day to update Classroom Request data in Self-Service Banner for Fall 2020 courses (5:00 PM deadline).