Academic Calendars

Academic Year 2020-2021 – Updated on 1/13/21

Fall 2020 semester

August 2020
Day Day of Week Time Description
17 Mon 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
24 Mon 8 a.m. Classes Begin
31 Mon August Degree Conferral Date
September 2020
Day Day of Week Time Description
3 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
3 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
7 Mon [All Day] Classes in Session on Labor Day
October 2020
Day Day of Week Time Description
9 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
12 Mon [All Day] Classes in Session on October 12th Holiday
15 Thurs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2 p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2 p.m. and later will take place.
23 Fri 4:30p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
23 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
For more information, please visit the Student-Initiated Connections page.
November 2020
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
November 2-6
9-10 Mon/Tues [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2021
11-12 Wed/Thur [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2022
13 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
13-16 Fri/Mon [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2023
17-18 Tues/Wed [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2024
19 Thurs 8:00 a.m. Registration Open to All Class Years for Spring 2021
Registration open to all class years – Available through December 12, 2020
24 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating situations beyond the student’s control.
24 Tues 9 p.m. Classes End
25 Wed [All Day] Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 25 – 27
28 Sat [All Day] Review Period – Remote
November 28 – 29
30 Mon [All Day] Final Exams – Remote
November 30 – December 5
December 2020
Day Day of Week Time Description
7 Mon [All Day] Winter Break Begins
December 7 – January 26
14 Mon 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due from Faculty

 

Winter Session 2021

(optional enrollment for online credit-bearing courses and other non-credit opportunities)

January 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
5 Tues 8 a.m. Winter Session Classes Begin
5 Tues 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
7 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
7 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
26 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
26 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
29 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
29 Fri 6 p.m. Winter Session Classes End and All Final Course Requirements Completed

 

February 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Tues 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due for Winter Session from Faculty

 

Spring 2021 semester

January 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
21 Thurs 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins for Spring 2021 semester
February 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
3 Wed 8 a.m. Spring Classes Begin
11 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
11 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
March 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
No Spring Break Week and instead 2 Break Days occurring on 3/10/21 and 4/30/21 with classes running continuously throughout Spring semester.
10 Wed ALL DAY BREAK DAY – No classes in session today.
19 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
25 Thurs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2p.m. and later will take place.
26 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
26 Fri 4:30 p.m.  Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
For more information, please visit the Student-Initiated Connections page.
29 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
March 29 – April 2
April 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
5 – 6 Mon – Tues [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2022
7 – 8 Wed – Thurs [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2023
9 – 12 Fri – Mon [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Course selection for the Class of 2024
13 Tues [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Registration open to all class years through remainder of semester.
23 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
30 Fri ALL DAY BREAK DAY – No classes in session today.
May 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
6 Thurs 5 p.m. Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Office of the Provost
7 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
7 Fri 6 p.m. Classes End
8 Sat [All Day] Review Period
May 8-9
10 Mon [All Day] Final Exams
May 10-15
17 Mon 9:30 a.m. Senior Final Grades due from Faculty
17 Mon 12 p.m. Honors Thesis Parade
Recommendations for departmental honors due in the Office of the Registrar no later than noon.
22 Sat 10 a.m. Commencement
24 Mon 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due From Faculty
For the Classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024

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Summer Session 2021

(optional enrollment in two summer session terms for online credit-bearing courses and other non-credit opportunities)

May 2021 – Summer Session I
Day Day of Week Time Description
25 Tues 8 a.m. Summer Session I – Classes Begin
25 Tues 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
27 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
27 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
June 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
15 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
15 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
18 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
18 Fri 6 p.m. Summer Session I – Classes End and All Final Course Requirements Completed
22 Tues 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due for Summer Session I from Faculty
July 2021 – Summer Session II
Day Day of Week Time Description
13 Tues 8 a.m. Summer Session II – Classes Begin
13 Tues 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
15 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
15 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
August 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
3 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
3 Tues 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
6 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
6 Fri 6 p.m. Summer Session II – Classes End and All Final Course Requirements Completed
10 Tues 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due for Summer Session II from Faculty
31 Tues August Degree Conferral Date

Academic Year 2021-2022

August 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
31 Tues 8 a.m. Classes Begin
31 Tues 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
September 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
6 Mon [All Day] Labor Day – no classes
9 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
9 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
24 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
October 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
11 Mon [All Day] October Break
No Classes October 11-12
14 Thurs 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2 p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2 p.m. and later will take place.
22 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
29 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
29 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
For more information, please visit the Student-Initiated Connections page.
November 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
1 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
November 1-5
8 Mon [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2022
Registration day for the Class of 2022
9 Tues [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2022
Registration day for the Class of 2023
10 Wed [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2022
Registration day for the Class of 2024
11 Thurs [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2022
Registration day for the Class of 2025
12 Fri 4:30p.m. Registration Deadline for Spring 2022
Registration open to all class years
19 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating situations beyond the student’s control.
24 Wed [All Day] Thanksgiving Break for Students
November 24-28
December 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
10 Fri 6 p.m. Classes End
11 Sat [All Day] Review Period
December 11-12
13 Mon [All Day] Final Exams
December 13-18
January 2022
Day Day of Week Time Description
3 Mon 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due from Faculty
26 Wed 8 a.m. Classes Begin
26 Wed 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
February 2022
Day Day of Week Time Description
3 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
3 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
18 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
March 2022
Day Day of Week Time Description
11 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
14 Mon [All Day] Spring Break
March 14-18
23 Wed 9 a.m.-2 p.m. MAP Day
Classes with start times earlier than 2 p.m. are cancelled. Classes beginning at 2 p.m. and later will take place.
25 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition to drop a course without record
After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
25 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to submit a Student-Initiated Connection Proposal
For more information, please visit the Student-Initiated Connections page.
28 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
March 28 – April 1
April 2022
Day Day of Week Time Description
4 Mon [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2022
Registration day for the Class of 2023
5 Tues [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2022
Registration day for the Class of 2024
6 Wed [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2022
Course selection for the Class of 2025
7 Thurs [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2022
Registration open to all class years
8 Fri 4:30 p.m. Registration Deadline for Fall 2022
Registration open to all class years
15 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
May 2022
Day Day of Week Time Description
5 Thurs 5 p.m. Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Office of the Provost
6 Fri 6 p.m. Classes End
7 Sat [All Day] Review Period
May 7-8
9 Mon [All Day] Final Exams
May 9-14
16 Mon 9:30 a.m. Senior Final Grades due from Faculty
16 Mon 12 p.m. Honors Thesis Parade
Recommendations for departmental honors due in the Office of the Registrar no later than noon.
21 Sat 10 a.m. Commencement
23 Mon 9:30 a.m. Final Grades Due From Faculty
For the Classes of 2023, 2024 and 2025

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