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

Last updated: October 23, 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 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 27Mon–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

Spring 2021

Date Days Event
Feb 1 Mon First day of classes
Feb 12 Fri Last day drop/add or change grading option
TBD TBD Mid-semester reports due
TBD TBD Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”
TBD TBD Rising Senior Registration for 2021–2022
TBD TBD Rising Junior Registration for 2021–2022
TBD TBD Rising Sophomore Registration for 2021–2022
TBD TBD Get Acquainted Day
TBD TBD Last day of classes
TBD TBD Celebration
TBD TBD Final exams (Reading days: Apr 17, 21)
TBD TBD All grades due
TBD TBD Spring Honors Day and Baccalaureate
TBD TBD Commencement for Class of 2021
TBD TBD Commencement for Class of 2020

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