Academic Calendar 2020–21

The academic calendar for 2020–2021 lists the teaching weeks, reading days, and finals for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Academic Calendar for 2020–21 has undergone significant changes. See Better Together for additional information.

Fall 2020

Date Days Event
Aug 11–14 Tue–Fri Move-In
TBD TBD 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 5 Wed-Mon Mid-semester reports due
Sep 25–27 Fri–Sun Homecoming (virtual)
TBD TBD Fall Honors Day
Oct 23 Fri Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”
Oct 23–25 Fri–Sun Family Weekend (virtual)
Oct 28 Wed First Year Registration for Spring 2021
Nov 20 Fri Last day of classes
Nov 30–Dec 6 Mon–Sun Final exams online

Spring 2021

Date Days Event
Jan 11 Mon First day of classes
Jan 22 Fri Last day drop/add or change grading option
Feb 17–Mar 8 Wed–Mon Mid-semester reports due
Mar 19 Fri Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”
Mar 24 Wed Rising Senior Registration for 2021–2022
Mar 31 Wed Rising Junior Registration for 2021–2022
Apr 7 Wed Rising Sophomore Registration for 2021–2022
Apr 10 Sat Get Acquainted Day
Apr 16 Fri Last day of classes
TBD TBD Celebration
Apr 18–24 Sun–Sat Final exams (Reading days: Apr 17, 21)
Apr 26 Mon All grades due
May 1 Sat Spring Honors Day and Baccalaureate
May 2 Sun Commencement for Class of 2021
May 7–8 Fri–Sat Commencement for Class of 2020

The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life maintains a calendar of religious holidays.