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Undergraduate Day School Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

Fall 2020
Aug 31 31 Monday Residence halls open for first year students
Sept 1 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty
  2 Wednesday President's address; Department meetings;
      Residence halls open for all students
  3 Thursday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.;
      New student advising
  7 Monday Labor Day - NO CLASSES
  10 Thursday Final day to drop a course
  15 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  17 Thursday Final day to add a course with a Red Card
       
Oct 12 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  16 Friday Deficiency grades due
  20 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
Oct 19-Nov 6   Advising period
Nov 9-16   Registration for Spring classes
  11 Wednesday Veteran's Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  17 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  19 Thursday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  24 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins at 4:45 p.m.
  29 Sunday Thanksgiving recess ends
Dec 9 Wednesday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES; Final day for making up incomplete grades from previous semester
  10-11, 14-16   Final examinations
  17 Thursday Snow day for final examinations
  18 Friday Commencement - 6:30 p.m.
  19 Saturday Snow day for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Spring 2021

Spring 2021
Jan 14 Thursday Faculty Development Day
  15 Friday Department meetings
  18 Monday Martin Luther King Day - NO CLASSES
  19 Tuesday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.;
      CTL Professional Development Program
  26 Tuesday Final day to drop a course
Feb 2 Tuesday Final day to add a course with a Red Card
       
  15 Monday U.S. Presidents' Day - NO CLASSES
  16 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
Mar 5 Friday Spring vacation begins 4:45 p.m.;
      Residence halls close at 7:00 p.m.
  14 Sunday Spring vacation ends;
      Residence halls reopen at 9:00 a.m.
  16 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  19 Friday Deficiency grades due
Mar 22-April 9   Advising period
Apr 6 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  12-16   Registration for Fall classes
  19 Monday Patriots' Day - NO CLASSES
  20 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  22 Thursday Undergraduate Research Conference;
      Convocation (NO DAY CLASSES)
May 5 Wednesday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES; Final day for making up incomplete grades
  6-7, 10-12   Final examinations
  12 Wednesday Residence halls close
  13 Thursday Graduate Commencement - 6:30 p.m.
  15 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement - 10:00 a.m.;
      Residence halls close for graduating seniors
  18 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty