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Academic calendar

This calendar is not considered final.

Last updated June 26, 2020. Some dates may be subject to change, or to be announced

Printable PDF 2020-2021 Academic Calendar (coming soon)

Daily Schedule Grid 2020-2021 pdf

Daily Schedule with Exam Blocks 2020-2021 (coming soon)

Future Calendars (only available to Augustana community members)

Fall semester 2020-21

NEWLY ADDED! Arches Open Registration Fall 2020 & J-term 2021 for continuing students

Online Add form reopens (Go to Arches)

SU

8:00 am Mon., Aug. 17 -

4:30 pm Fri. Aug. 21

Deadline for all application materials for fall semester new non-degree students

SU

4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17

Welcome Week

SU

Aug. 27-30

Arches open registration fall and J-term (Arches)

Online add form open (continuing SO, JR , SR students only)

SU

6 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 30 - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1

Classes begin for F71 and 14-week courses

1

7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31

Add/drop deadline for F71 courses
(Process through Arches only)
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

2

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 (Arches)

Classes are held and campus open on Labor Day

2

Monday, Sept. 7

Add/drop deadline for 14-week courses
(Process through Arches only)
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)
2

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9 (Arches)

Summer term incomplete coursework due to instructors^

3

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Pass/no credit deadline for F71 courses
(see P/NC policy)

3

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18
(forms available online)

Virtual Family Weekend

3

TBD

Deadline to drop F71 courses and reuse course credits.
Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

4

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23
(forms available online)

Summer term incomplete grades due to the Registrar

4

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Withdrawal deadline for F71 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2
(forms available online)

Registration for J-term FY students and New Transfer Students  (Process through Arches)

6

Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 6-8

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

6

Friday-Sunday, Oct.9-11

Registration for J-term SO, JR, SR students
(Process through Arches)

7

Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 13-15

Deadline to drop 14-week courses and reuse course credits.
Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees. (see policy)

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16
(forms available online)

Deadline to submit program declaration forms for spring semester registration and advising (SO, JR, SR students)

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16

Last day of F71 courses

7

Friday, Oct. 16

Symposium Day
(participation required, alternative day of learning)

7

Saturday, Oct. 17

First day of F72 courses

8

Monday, Oct. 19

Thwednesday (classes follow a typical Thursday schedule)

8

Wednesday, Oct. 21

Add/drop deadline for F72 courses 
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

8

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22
(forms available online)

Registration for spring semester - 2017 and earlier cohorts
(dates/times assigned process through Arches)

9

Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 27-29 (Arches)

Registration for spring semester - 2018 cohort
(dates/times assigned process through Arches)

10

Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 3-5 (Arches)

Pass/no credit deadline for F72 courses
(see P/NC policy)

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6
(forms available online)

Registration for spring semester - 2019 cohort
(dates/times assigned process through Arches)

11

Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 10-12 (Arches)

Deadline to drop F72 courses and reuse course credits.
Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

11

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11
(forms available online)

Registration for FY students
(Process through Arches)

12

Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 17-19 (Arches)

Withdrawal deadline for F72 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

12

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20
(forms available online)

Pass/no credit deadline for 14-week courses
(see P/NC policy)

12

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20
(forms available online)

Withdrawal deadline for 14-week courses
No dropping permitted after this date

12

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20
(forms available online)

*Application deadline for spring part-time non-degree student materials
(application, official transcripts, letter of support, etc.)

13

Monday, Nov. 23

Thanksgiving break begins (no classes)

Students move-out of halls

13

6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25

Thanksgiving break ends

Classes resume in week 14 in distance format only

14

7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30

Deadline for final exam petitions

14

Noon, Monday, Nov. 30
(forms available online)

Open registration for spring semester for all students
(Process through Arches)

14-E

Monday-Friday, Nov. 30 - Dec. 11 (Arches)

Deadline for all application materials for spring semester new non-degree students

14

4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4

Classes end

14

6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4

Exam week (see policies)

E

Monday-Friday, Dec. 7-11

Deadline to apply for spring graduation 2020
(Process through Arches)

E

Noon, Friday, Dec. 11

Final grades due (Go to Arches)

B

Noon, Monday, Dec. 14

Grades posted to Arches

B

Monday, Dec. 15

Graduation date for transcript

B

Friday, Dec 11, 2020

Transcripts with fall grades and graduation available

B

Thursday, Dec. 17

Winter break (no classes)

B

Saturday, Dec. 12 - Sunday, Jan. 3

College Closed

B

Thursday, Dec. 24 - Sunday, Jan. 3

January term 2020-21

Arches J-term enrollment changes for all students

B

Saturday-Wednesday, Jan. 2-6

J-term classes begin

1

7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4 (Arches)

Pass/no credit deadline for J-term courses
(see P/NC policy)

1

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6
(forms available online)

Add/drop deadline for J-term courses
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)
Deadline to reuse J-term credits for the year.
Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

1

4:30 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 6
(Process through Arches and online forms)

Withdrawal deadline for J-term courses
No dropping permitted after this date

2

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12
(forms available online)

Fall semester incomplete coursework due to instructors^

2

Wednesday, Jan. 13

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (events/schedule TBD)

3

Monday, Jan. 18

Fall semester incomplete grades due to Registrar

3

Wednesday, Jan. 20

Spring registration open

3

Jan. 20-22

Classes end

4

6 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 26

J-term recess begins

4

6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26

J-term break (no classes, admin. offices open)

B

Wednesday-Tuesday, Jan. 27-Feb. 2

J-Term grades due (process through Arches)

B

2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28

Grades posted to Arches

B

Friday, Jan. 29

Spring semester 2020-21

Arches spring semester enrollment changes for all students

B/1

Monday-Friday, Feb. 1-5

First-year students may declare their academic majors in the Office of the Registrar

1

Monday, Feb. 1

Classes begin for S71 and 14-week courses

1

7 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 3

Add/drop deadline for S71 courses
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)
(Process through Arches)

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5 (Arches)

Add/drop deadline for 14-week courses
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)
(Process through Arches)

2

4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 (Arches)

Pass/no credit deadline for S71 courses

3

4:30 pm Friday, Feb. 19
(forms available online)

Thwednesday (classes follow a typical Thursday schedule)

4

Wednesday, Feb. 24

J-term incomplete coursework due to instructors^

4

Thursday, Feb. 25

Deadline to drop S71 courses and reuse course credits.
Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

4

4:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26
(forms available online)

Withdrawal deadline for S71 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 5
(forms available online)

Pass/no credit deadline for 14-week courses
(see P/NC policy)

6

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 12
(forms available online)

Deadline to drop 14-week courses and reuse course credits.
Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees (see policy).

7

4:30 p.m., Friday, March 19
(forms available online)

Deadline to submit major declaration forms for fall semester registration and advising

7

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 19

Last day of S71 courses

7

Friday, March 19

Spring break (no classes held, admin. offices open)

B

6 p.m. Friday, March 19 - 7 a.m. Monday, March 29

First day of S72 courses

8

Monday, March 29

Add/drop deadline for S72 course
(W grade appears on transcript for each drop processed after this date)

8

4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31
(forms available online)

Easter recess begins (no classes)

B

6 p.m. Thursday, April 1

No classes - campus closed

B

Friday, April 2

During Easter break there are no classes.

B

Office closed Friday, open Monday

Summer Session 2021 Registration open (Arches)

9

Monday, April 5

Easter recess ends/classes resume

9

7 a.m. Tuesday, April 6

Withdrawal deadline for 14-week courses
No dropping permitted after this date

9

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6
(forms available online)

Pass/no credit deadline for 14-week courses
(see P/NC policy)

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 16
(forms available online)

Withdrawal deadline for S72 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 16
(forms available online)

Registration for fall semester and J-term SO, JR, SR students
(Process through Arches by assigned date/time)

11

Monday-Friday, April 19-23 (Arches)

Deadline to drop S72 courses and reuse course credits. Courses that remain on the schedule after this date apply toward overload fees. (see policy)

11

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 23
(forms available online)

Registration for Fall semester and J-term FY students
(Process through Arches by assigned date/time)

12

Wednesday April 28-Friday April 30 (Arches)

*Application deadline for summer part-time non-degree student materials
(application, official transcripts, letter of support, etc.)

13

4:30 p.m. Monday, May 3

Celebration of Learning

13

Wednesday, May 5 (tentative)

Deadline for final exam petitions

14

Noon, Monday, May 10
(forms available online)

Open Arches registration for Fall semester and J-term for all students

14-E

Monday-Friday, May 10-21

Last day of S72 courses

14

Friday, May 14

Classes end

14

6 p.m. Friday, May 14

Deadline to apply for fall semester graduation
(Process through Arches)

14

Noon, Friday, May 14

Exam week (see policies)

E

Monday-Friday, May 17-21

Baccalaureate Service

SU

TBD

Commencement ceremony

SU

TBD

Memorial Day (college closed)

SU

Monday, May 31

Final grades due (process through Arches)

SU

Noon, Tuesday, May 25

Grades posted to Arches

SU

Wednesday, May 26

Graduation date for transcript

SU

Friday, May 21, 2021

 

 

Key:

^ Some faculty may require an earlier deadline for incomplete coursework. Extensions beyond the published deadline are only granted under rare circumstances and through prior petition by the Committee on Advanced Standing and Degrees. Forms available online.

*Non-degree students must have all materials submitted for application by above deadlines (application, high school or college transcript, etc.) 

F71 = Fall semester first seven week courses

F72 = Fall semester second seven week courses

S71 = Spring semester first seven week courses

S72 = Spring semester second seven week courses

B = Break Week

(some days of break there are no classes but offices are open, others the campus is closed)

E = Exam Week

SU = Summer Break

Thwednesday = classes follow a typical Thursday schedule on a Wednesday

Summer Term 2021

Start of the term (travel courses): Wednesday, May 26

Memorial Day Holiday: Monday, May 31 (Campus Closed) 

Start of on campus classes: Tuesday, June 1

Spring semester incomplete coursework due to instructors: Thursday, June 24^

End of on campus classes: Friday, June 25

On campus experiences grades due: Monday, June 28

Spring incomplete grade due to Registrar: Thursday, July 1

Independence Day Observed: Monday, July 5 (college closed, no classes)

Deadline to post summer term grades: Noon, Friday August 13

Deadline for part time non-degree Fall application materials: Friday, August 13*

End of term (travel courses): Friday, August 13

Graduation date for transcript: Friday, August 13

Labor Day: Monday, September 6 (college closed)

Updated L. Fowler 5.29.20
Faculty & Board adopted 11-21-17