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2020–2021 Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar includes the Fall, January, Spring and Summer terms. For easy reference, you can download a PDF version using the link below.

CURRENT ACADEMIC CALENDAR [PDF]

Fall Term 2020

Friday, August 28
New Student Convocation

Monday, August 31
First Day of Class

Saturday, September 5–Monday, September 7
Labor Day Recess
Note: Classes will not meet on Sept. 5 or Sept. 7

Friday, October 2
January 2021 Book Orders Due

Monday, October 12
Fall Recess
Note: Classes will meet on Oct. 10 and after 5:00 p.m. on October 12

Friday, November 6
Spring 2021 Book Orders Due

Thursday, November 26–Sunday, November 29
Thanksgiving Recess
Note: Recess begins 5:00 p.m. on Nov. 25

Friday, December 11
Last Day of Class

Saturday, December 12–Thursday, December 17
Finals

Wednesday, December 23
9:00 a.m.
Final Grades Due

January Term 2021

Monday, January 4
First Day of Class

Monday, January 18
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Recess
Note: Classes will meet on Jan. 16

Friday, January 29
Last Day of Class

Wednesday, February 3
9:00 a.m.
Final Grades Due

Spring Term 2021

Monday, February 1
First Day of Class

Thursday, April 1
Summer 2021 Book Orders Due

Monday, March 29–Sunday, April 4
Spring and Easter Recess
Note: Classes will meet on March 27 (Saturday)

Thursday, May 6
Founders’ Honors Convocation

Friday, May 14
Last Day of Class

Saturday, May 15–Thursday, May 20
Finals

Friday, May 21
Fall 2021 Book Orders Due

Saturday, May 22
Commencement

  • 9:00 a.m. Graduate Commencement
  • 2:00 p.m. Undergraduate Commencement

Wednesday, May 26
9:00 a.m.
Final Grades Due

Monday, May 31
Memorial Day

Summer Term 2021

Monday, June 7–Friday, July 30
Eight Week Session

Monday, June 7–Friday, July 2
First Four Week Session

Monday, July 5
Independence Day Recess

Tuesday, July 6–Friday, July 30
Second Four Week Session

Wednesday, August 4
9:00 a.m.
Final Grades Due

All dates are subject to change.

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