Academic Calendar 2020-2021

(2020-2021) | (2021-2022)

This calendar shows academic events of note for the college campus.

FALL SEMESTER 2020
August
20 Thursday Fall registration begins for non-degree students (undergraduate)
25 Tuesday New Faculty Orientation
26 Wednesday Opening coffee hour
28 Friday Fall waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
31 Monday Fall classes begin
September
4 Friday Last day to add without permission from department; students may still drop classes without permission
7 Monday Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
9 Wednesday First-Year Convocation
14 Monday Last day for adding or dropping courses
October
12 Monday Columbus Day (college closed, library closed)
17 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
28 Wednesday Mid-semester grades due by noon
November
3 Tuesday Election day (college closed, library closed)
6 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses with a W (Graduate Programs Only)
11 Wednesday Last day for faculty to give a W
11 Wednesday Veterans Day (college closed, library closed)
14 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
18 Wednesday Spring registration begins for degree students
26 & 27 Thursday & Friday Thanksgiving recess
30 Monday Classes resume
30 Monday Early Spring registration begins for non-degree students (contact Records Office)
December
1 Tuesday Registration begins for non-degree graduate students
12 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
14 Monday Fall semester classes end
15 Tuesday Reading Day
16 Wednesday Final examinations begin
22 Tuesday Final examinations end
23 Wednesday Make-up date for final examinations
25 Friday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
29 Tuesday Fall grades due by 4 p.m.
EARLY SPRING 2021​
28 Monday Early Spring classes begin
SPRING SEMESTER 2021
January
1 Friday New Year’s Day observed (college closed, library closed)
11 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree students (undergraduate)
15 Friday Early Spring classes end; Spring waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, library closed)
19 Tuesday Spring classes begin
25 Monday Last day to add without permission from department ; students may still drop classes without permission (no W resulting)
February
1 Monday Last day for students to add with permission; last day for students to drop without permission (no W resulting).
18-19 Thursday & Friday Winter recess - Classes cancelled (Offices open)
20 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
22 Monday Summer registration begins for degree students
March
1 Monday Summer registration begins for non-degree students
20 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
24 Wednesday Classes cancelled (Offices open)
24 Wednesday Mid-semester grades due
26 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses with a W (Graduate Programs only)
April
7 Wednesday Last day for faculty to give a W
14 Wednesday Fall registration begins for degree students
19-20 Monday & Tuesday Spring recess - Classes cancelled (Offices open)
24 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
28 Wednesday Cap and Gown Convocation
May
3 Monday Last day of classes
3 Monday Fall registration begins for non-degree graduate students
4 Tuesday Reading Day
5 Wednesday Final examinations begin
11 Tuesday Final examinations end
12 Wednesday Senior grades due by 4 p.m.
14 Friday All other grades due by 4 p.m.
14 Friday Summer Session I waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
15 Saturday Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement
SUMMER SESSIONS 2021
17 Monday Summer Session I begins
21 Friday Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge (Summer Session I)
31 Monday Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)
June
25 Friday Summer Session I ends;  Summer Session II waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
28 Monday Summer Session II begins
29 Tuesday Summer Session I grades are due by 4 p.m.
July
2 Friday Last day for add/drop (Summer Session II)
5 Mon​day Independence Day Observed (college closed, library closed)
August
6 Friday Summer Session II ends
9 Monday Victory Day (college closed, library closed)
11 Wednesday Summer Session II grades due by 4 p.m.
NOTE: Calendar subject to change
PEC Approved – as amended​​