College of Arts & Sciences

Academic Calendar 2020–2021

Advent Semester

  1. August 13–16, 2020

    Orientation for New Students

  2. August 17, 2020

    First Day of Classes

  3. November 20, 2020

    Last Day of Classes

  4. November 21–30, 2020

    Thanksgiving Break

  5. December 2–8, 2020

    Final Examinations (Remote)

Easter Semester

  1. February 1, 2021

    First Day of Classes

  2. March 3, 2021

    Reading Day - No Classes

  3. March 31, 2021

    Reading Day - No Classes

  4. April 28, 2021

    Reading Day - No Classes

  5. May 12, 2021

    Last Day of Classes

  6. May 20, 2021

    Last Day of Final Examinations

  7. May 22, 2021

    Baccalaureate

    TENTATIVE –  The University hopes to hold in-person Commencement exercises; however, a final decision will be made later in Easter semester after assessing the health situation at the University, in the local community, and beyond.

  8. May 23, 2021

    Commencement

    TENTATIVE –  The University hopes to hold in-person Commencement exercises; however, a final decision will be made later in Easter semester after assessing the health situation at the University, in the local community, and beyond.

  9. May 29, 2021

    Class of 2020 Baccalaureate

    TENTATIVE –  The University hopes to hold in-person Commencement exercises; however, a final decision will be made later in Easter semester after assessing the health situation at the University, in the local community, and beyond.

  10. May 30, 2021

    Class of 2020 Commencement

    TENTATIVE –  The University hopes to hold in-person Commencement exercises; however, a final decision will be made later in Easter semester after assessing the health situation at the University, in the local community, and beyond.

Summer Term

  1. June 7, 2021

    First Day of Classes in the College Summer School

  2. June 7, 2021

    First Day of Classes in the School of Letters

  3. June 11–13, 2021

    Reunion Weekend

  4. July 14, 2021

    Last Day of Classes in the College Summer School

  5. July 15, 2021

    Last Day of Classes in the School of Letters

  6. July 17, 2021

    Last Day of Final Examinations in the Summer School