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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

(Some dates may be subject to change, or to be announced.)

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Fall semester 2020-2021

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

SU

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

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)

1

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 (Arches)

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

1

4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4 (Arches)

Labor Day Holiday (campus closed)

2

Monday, Sept. 7

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
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms only)

Homecoming and Alumni Weekend

5

TBD

Symposium Day
(Attendance required, alternative day of learning)

6

Wednesday, Oct. 7 (tentative)

Registration for J-term FY students
(Process through Arches)

6

Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 6-8

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

6

4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms only)

Deadline to submit major 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

Fall break day (no classes, campus offices open)

8

Monday, Oct. 19

First day of F72 courses

8

Tuesday, Oct. 20

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

8

4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22
(Paper forms only)

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

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6
(Paper forms only)

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

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6
(Paper forms only)

Registration for spring semester SO, JR, SR students
(dates/times assigned process through Arches)

11

Monday-Friday, Nov. 9-13 (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
(Paper forms only)

Registration for FY students
(Process through Arches)

12

Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 18-20 (Arches)

Withdrawal deadline for F72 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

12

4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20
(Paper forms only)

Open registration for J-term for all students
(Process through Arches)

13

Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 23-24 (Arches)

*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)

13

7 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25
College offices open on Wednesday

Thanksgiving break ends (classes resume)

14

7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30

Deadline for final exam petitions

14

Noon, Monday, Nov. 30
(Paper forms available in 109 Founders Hall)

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

Graduation date for transcript

B

December 14, 2019

Winter break (no classes)

B

Saturday, Dec. 12 - Sunday, Jan. 3

College Closed

B

Tuesday, 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
(Paper forms only)

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 paper forms)

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

2

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12
(Paper forms only)

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

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

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. Monday, Feb. 8 (Arches)

Pass/no credit deadline for S71 courses

3

4:30 pm Friday, Feb. 19
(Paper forms only)

Wuesday (classes follow a typical Tuesday 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
(Paper forms only)

Withdrawal deadline for S71 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

5

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 5
(Paper forms only)

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

6

4:30 p.m. Friday, March 12
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms only)

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

Easter recess ends/classes resume

9

7 a.m. Tuesday, April 6

Withdrawal deadline for S72 courses
No dropping permitted after this date

9

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 6
(Paper forms only)

Pass/no credit deadline for S72 courses
(see P/NC policy)

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 16
(Paper forms only)

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

10

4:30 p.m. Friday, April 16
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms only)

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
(Paper forms available in 109 Founders Hall)

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 24

Final grades due (process through Arches)

SU

Noon, Tuesday, May 25

Graduation date from transcript

SU

May 25, 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 and in 109 Founders Hall.

*Non-degree students must have all materials submitted for application by above deadlines (application, high school or college transcript, etc.) Registration takes place on-campus and in-person by appointment only.

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

Wuesday = classes follow a typical Tuesday schedule on a Wednesday

 

Summer Term 2021

Start of the term (travel courses): Monday, May 31

Start of on campus classes: Monday, May 31

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: Monday, August 16

Labor Day: Monday, September 6 (college closed)

updated by B. Blackburn 5-23-19
Faculty & Board adopted 11-21-17