Academic Calendar 2020-2021

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2020-21 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

Academic Calendar Fall 2020
Date
Day of the week
Event
September 2
Wednesday
7w1 Instruction Begins
September 2
Wednesday
Instruction Begins
September 7
Monday
Labor Day - Classes Held
October 12
Monday
Indigenous Peoples' Day - Classes Held
October 14
Wednesday
No Classes
October 20
Tuesday
7w1 Instruction Ends
October 21
Wednesday
7w2 Instruction Begins
November 11
Wednesday
Veterans Day - Classes Held
November 14 - 16
Saturday - Monday
Semi-final study days - No classes
November 17 - 24
Tuesday - Tuesday
Semi-final exams - No classes
November 25
Wednesday
Students transition home and leave campus
November 25
Wednesday
Thanksgiving Break Begins
November 30
Monday
Instruction resumes - All classes online
December 16
Wednesday
7w2 Instruction Ends
December 16
Wednesday
Last Day of Instruction
December 17 - 21
Thursday - Monday
Online final exams - No classes
December 21
Monday
Last Day of the Semester
December 28
Monday
Winter Term Begins
December 31
Thursday
December Degree Date

Winter 2020-21

Academic Calendar Winter 2020-21
Date
Day of the week
Event
January 4
Monday
Winter Classes Begin
January 23
Saturday
Winter Classes End, Winter Term Ends

Spring 2021

Academic Calendar Spring 2021
Date
Day of the week
Event
January 18
Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / Holiday
February 9
Tuesday
Instruction Begins
May 14
Friday
Last Day of Classes
May 15 - 18
Saturday - Tuesday
Study Period
May 19 - 21
Thursday - Monday
Final Exams
May 25 - 21
Thursday - Monday
Senior Days
May 30
Sunday
May 31
Monday
Summer 3-Week-1 Classes Begin
May 31
Monday
Summer Term Begins

Summer 2021

Academic Calendar Summer 2021
Date
Day of the week
Event
June 7
Monday
8-week Summer Session begins
June 18
Friday
Summer 3-Week-1 Final Exams End
June 21
Monday
6-Week Summer Session Begins
June 21
Monday
Summer 3-Week-2 Classes Begin
July 9
Friday
Summer 3-Week-2 Final Exams End
July 12
Monday
Summer 3-Week-3 Classes Begin
July 30
Friday
Summer 3-Week-3 Final Exams End
August 2 - 3
Monday - Tuesday
6-Week and 8-Week Summer Sessions Final Exams
August 16
Monday
August Degree Date
August 22
Sunday
Summer Term Ends