Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academic Calendar for 2020–21 has undergone significant changes. See Better Together for additional information.
The academic calendar for 2020–2021 lists the teaching weeks, reading days, and finals for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters.
The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life maintains a calendar of religious holidays.
Last updated: November 30, 2020.
|Aug 10–16||Mon–Sat||First-Year Orientation|
|Aug 13–14||Thu–Fri||First Year Advising|
|Aug 17||Mon||First day of classes|
|Aug 28||Fri||Last day drop/add or change grading option|
|Sep 23–Oct 12||Wed–Mon||Mid-semester reports due|
|Sep 25–27||Fri–Sun||Homecoming (virtual)|
|TBD||TBD||Fall Honors Day|
|Oct 23–25||Fri–Sun||Family Weekend (virtual)|
|Oct 28||Wed||First Year Registration for Spring 2021|
|Nov 6||Fri||Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”|
|Nov 6||Fri||Last day to select the Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) grading option for Fall 2020|
|Nov 20||Fri||Last day of in-person classes|
|Nov 23–Nov 27||Mon–Fri||Thanksgiving break|
|Nov 30–Dec 4||Mon–Fri||Last week of classes (all held remotely)|
|Dec 4||Fri||Last day of classes|
|Dec 7–Dec 13||Mon–Sun||Final exams online|
|Dec 15||Tue||Grades due|
Last updated: April 9, 2021.
|Feb 1||Mon||First day of classes|
|Feb 12||Fri||Last day drop/add courses|
|Mar 10–Mar 29||Wed–Mon||Mid-semester reports due|
|Apr 9||Fri||Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”|
|Apr 14||Wed||Rising Senior Registration for 2021–2022|
|Apr 17||Sat||Get Acquainted Day|
|Apr 21||Wed||Rising Junior Registration for 2021–2022|
|Apr 28||Wed||Rising Sophomore Registration for 2021–2022|
|May 7||Fri||Last day of classes|
|May 17||Mon||All grades due|
|May 17||Mon||Commencement for Class of 2021|
|May 20||Thu||Last day to select the S/U grading option|