Academic Calendars

Academic Year 2020-2021 – Updated on 8/27/20

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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.
November 2020
Day Day of Week Time Description
2 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
November 2-6
9 Mon [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2021
10 Tues [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2022
11 Wed [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2023
12 Thurs [All Day] Course selection for Spring 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2024
13 Fri 4:30 p.m. Registration Deadline for Spring 2021
Registration open to all class years
13 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
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 Exa.m.s – 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
January 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
27 Wed 8 a.m. Classes Begin
27 Wed 8:30 a.m. Add/Drop/Audit Period Begins
February 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
4 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Last day to obtain instructor’s signature to enroll in a course as an audit basis
4 Thurs 4:30 p.m. Registration Period Ends
Late fee charged to add a course after this date
19 Fri 4:30 p.m. Last day to declare a course Grade/Pass/Fail
March 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
12 Fri 4:30 p.m. Mid-Semester Notices Due
15 Mon [All Day] Spring Break
March 15-19
24 Wed 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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.
29 Mon [All Day] Advisor Appointments
March 29 – April 2
April 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
5 Mon [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2022
6 Tues [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Registration day for the Class of 2023
7 Wed [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Course selection for the Class of 2024
8 Thurs [All Day] Course selection for Fall 2021
Registration open to all class years
9 Fri 4:30 p.m. Registration Deadline for Fall 2021
Registration open to all class years
16 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 2021
Day Day of Week Time Description
6 Thurs 5 p.m. Honors Convocation
Cole Memorial Chapel
Office of the Provost
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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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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.
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 Exa.m.s
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
These can only be submitted if the student is currently taking the last course in the connection. Attention Seniors: self-initiated connection proposals will not be accepted in your final semester.
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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