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Academic Calendar

2020–2021 Academic Calendar
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Fall 2020 Semester

August 17 Monday 8 a.m. Residence Hall Move-in and Orientation for new students.
  20 Thursday TBD Opening Convocation
  22 Saturday 8 a.m. Residence Hall Move-in and Orientation for returning students.
  24 Monday 8 a.m. Classes begin; Add/Drop period begins.
  28 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add-drop period ends.
Last day to drop a class without a grade of ‘W.’
September 7 Monday   Labor Day; Classes are in-session.
  18 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for undergraduate first-year courses.
No Fall Break        
October 7 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate semester classes.
  TBD     Homecoming and Family Weekend
November 6 Friday 8 a.m. Spring 2021 registration opens.
  13 Friday 4:30 p.m. Spring 2021 registration ends.
  25 Wednesday noon Thanksgiving break begins. On-campus instruction end.
Residence halls close.
  30 Monday a.m. Thanksgiving break ends.
Classes resume online.
December 4 Friday 4:30 p.m. Last day for all students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course.
  4 Friday 5 p.m. Classes end.
  5–6 Saturday & Sunday   Reading Days
  7–11 Monday-Friday   Final Exams
  13 Sunday   Fall 2020 semester ends.
  16 Wednesday noon Final grades due for semester classes.


Winter 2021 Semester (optional; all online, limit one course)

January 4 Monday   Classes begin online
  6 Wednesday   Last day to drop a class without a grade of ‘W.’
  17 Sunday   Last day to withdraw from a course.
  24 Sunday   Classes end
  31 Sunday   Final grades due.


Spring 2021 Semester

February TBD     Residence halls open for students.
  1 Monday 8 a.m. Classes begin.
  1 Monday 8 a.m. Add/Drop period begins.
  5 Friday 4:30 p.m. Add/Drop period ends. Last day to drop a course without a grade of ‘W.’
  25 Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Symposium on Inclusive Excellence—no day semester classes (including labs)
  26 Friday noon Quarter-term updates due for undergraduate first-year courses.
March 17 Wednesday noon Mid-term grades due for undergraduate semester classes.
April 1 Thursday 5 p.m.  Spring Break begins
  6 Tuesday 8 a.m. Classes resume
  14 Wednesday a.m. Registration for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 semesters begins.
  22 Thursday p.m. Registration for Fall 2021 & Spring 2022 semesters ends.
  27 Tuesday   Dutchmen Day—no classes 
  30 Friday 4:30 p.m. Graduation Plans due for students graduating in May, August, and December 2022.
May 6 Thursday 6 p.m. Inquiry Symposium
  12 Wednesday   Reading Day 
  14 Friday  4:30 p.m.  Last day for all students to change to/from pass/fail status or withdraw from a course.
  14 Friday   Classes end
  17-21 Monday–Friday   Final Exams
  21 Friday   Semester ends
  23 Sunday   Baccalaureate Service
  23 Sunday   152nd Commencement
  23 Sunday   Residence halls close
  27 Thursday noon All final grades due