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: November 30, 2020.

Date Days Event
Aug 10–16 Mon–Sat First-Year Orientation
Aug 11–14 Tue–Fri Move-In
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

Spring 2021

Last updated: April 9, 2021.

Date(s) Day(s) Event
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 5–7 Wed–Fri Celebration
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

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