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Academic Calendar 2020-21

August

31 – All Undergraduate, Graduate, and SCE courses begin
31 – Academic Convocation

September

7 – Labor Day holiday (Offices closed); All classes suspended
8 – All classes resume; Last day for online course schedule adjustments for undergraduates
9 – Administrative adjustment period begins for undergraduates
15 – Last day for dropping courses without a “WD” grade; Last day for election of audit option; Last day for adding courses without charge
16 – Late adjustment period begins for undergraduates
19 – Rosh Hashanah
28 – Yom Kippur

October

12 – Columbus Day holiday (Offices closed); All classes suspended
13 – All classes resume (Monday class schedule to be followed for all courses)
21 – Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses; Last day for submission of coursework to instructor for “I” and “NM” grades for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020
28 – Last day for submission of mid-semester grades

November

1 – Solemnity of All Saints
10 – Last day for election of Pass/Fail option (options for Class of 2024 begins with the second semester)
13 – Course registration for Class of 2021 and December 2021 graduates
16 – Course registration for Class of 2022 and December 2022 graduates
18 – Course registration for Class of 2023 and December 2023 graduates
20 – Course registration for Class of 2024 and December 2024 graduates
20 – Weather cancellation make-up day (if necessary)
25-29 – Thanksgiving Recess (Offices closed); All classes suspended
30– All classes resume

December

4 – Last day to withdraw from courses with “WD” grade with permission of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
8 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
11 – Undergraduate classes for fall semester end after last class; Hanukkah begins
12 –Reading Day for undergraduates; SCE and Graduate classes for fall semester end after last class
13 – Reading Day for undergraduates
14-18 – Fall semester exams for undergraduate courses
14-17, 19 – Fall semester exams for SCE and graduate courses
25 – Christmas Day holiday (offices closed)

January

1 – New Year’s Day holiday (offices closed); Solemnity of Mary Mother of God
18 – Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (Offices closed)
19 – All Undergraduate, Graduate, and SCE courses begin
25 –Last day for online course schedule adjustments for undergraduates
26 – Administrative adjustment period begins for undergraduates

February

1 – Last day for dropping courses without a “WD” grade; Last day for election of audit option; Last day for adding courses without charge
2 – Late adjustment period begins for undergraduates
15 – President’s Day holiday (Offices closed); All classes suspended
16 – All classes resume (Monday class schedule to be followed for all courses)
17 – Ash Wednesday

March

6-14 – Spring Recess (All classes suspended)
15 – All classes resume
17 – Mid-semester date for undergraduate courses; Last day for submission of coursework to instructor for “I” and “NM” grades for Fall 2020 and Winter 2021
24 – Last day for submission of mid-semester grades
28 – Passover begins
31 – Last day for election of Pass/Fail option

April

1 – Holy Thursday; Easter Recess (all classes suspended)
2 – Good Friday; Easter Recess (all classes suspended; offices closed)
3 – Easter Recess (all classes suspended; offices closed); Passover ends
4 – Easter Sunday
5 – Easter Recess (all classes suspended)
6 – All classes resume
7 – Monday class schedule to be followed for all courses
9 – Course registration for December 2021 graduates
12 – Course registration for Class of 2022 and December 2022 graduates
14 – Course registration for Class of 2023 and December 2023 graduates
16 – Course registration for Class of 2024 and December 2024 graduates
24 – Weather cancellation make-up day (if necessary)
30 – Last day to withdraw from courses with “WD” grade, with permission of the Dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies​

May

7 – Undergraduate classes for spring semester end after last class
8 – Reading Day for undergraduates; SCE and Graduate classes for spring semester end after last class
9 – Reading Day for undergraduates
10-14 – Spring semester exams for undergraduate courses
10-13, 15 – Spring semester examination period for SCE and graduate courses
21 – ROTC Commissioning
22 – Academic Awards Ceremony; Commencement Mass; Parents’ Reception
23 – Commencement
31 – Memorial Day Holiday (Offices closed; All classes suspended)