Academic Calendars

Undergraduate 

Spring 2021

Please note: The academic calendar for spring 2021 is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning. Please check this site for changes and updatesand refer to the spring 2021 information site for further details.

Tuesday, January 19 and Thursday, January 21 (registration will pause on Wednesday, January 20)

Donning, interviews, and registration

Friday, January 22

Placements made for first round of registration

Saturday, January 23

Alternate registration

Sunday, January 24

Placements made for alternate registration

Monday, February 1

Spring classes begin (all instruction online for, at minimum, the first two weeks of the semester)
Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, February 12

Last day to add/drop a class

Wednesday, March 10–
Thursday, March 11

First spring semester mini-break

Monday, April 26–
Tuesday, April 27

Second spring semester mini-break

Friday, May 7

Senior work due

Wednesday, May 12

Last day of classes

Faculty reports for seniors due

Friday, May 14

Undergraduate Commencement

Saturday, May 15 Graduate Commencement

Fall 2021

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2021-22 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please continue to check this site for the latest updates.

Registration will take place entirely online

Monday, August 23 through
Wednesday, August 25

Donning, interviews and registration

Thursday, August 26

Students placed in first round courses

Friday, August 27

Donning & interviews for second round registration

Saturday, August 28

Students placed in second round courses

Thursday, September 2 and
Friday, September 3*
Opening Day; new students arrive
*Dates provided for student move-in are anticipated only, and will be confirmed in early summer.
Saturday, September 4 and
Sunday, September 5*
Orientation and returning students arrive
Students continue arrival
*Dates provided for student move-in are anticipated only, and will be confirmed in early summer.

Monday, September 6

Classes begin
Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, September 17

Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2021

Monday, October 18 and
Tuesday, October 19    
October Study Days

Wednesday, November 24
through Sunday, November 28

Thanksgiving break
Begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday

Monday, December 6 through
Wednesday, December 15

Students may drop yearlong courses for spring 2022 semester

Friday, December 17

Last day of classes

Saturday, December 18 Residence Halls close at 10 a.m.

Monday, January 10, 2022

Faculty reports due for fall 2021 semester

Spring 2022

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2021-22 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please continue to check this site for the latest updates.

Registration will take place entirely online

Tuesday, January 18 through
Wednesday, January 19

Donning, interviews, and registration

Thursday, January 20                       

Students placed in first round courses

Friday, January 21

Donning & interviews for second round registration

Saturday, January 22

Students placed in second round courses

Wednesday, January 26

Spring classes begin
Beginning of add/drop period

Wednesday, February 9

Last day to add/drop a class for spring 2022

Saturday, March 12 through
Sunday, March 20

Spring Break

Friday, May 6

Senior work due (faculty may establish earlier deadlines)

Tuesday, May 10

Last day of classes
Faculty reports for graduating seniors due

Wednesday, May 11

Residence Halls close for First Years, Sophomores, and Juniors at 10 a.m.

Thursday, May 12 Graduate Commencement
Friday, May 13 Undergraduate Commencement
Residence Halls close for seniors at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 8 Faculty reports due for all students

Graduate & Professional 

Spring 2021

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2020-21 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please check this site for changes and updates, and refer to the spring 2021 information site for further details.

Tuesday, January 19 and Thursday, January 21 (the College will pause registration on 1/20)

Interviewing and registration for spring courses offered in conjunction with undergraduate classes for the following programs: Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History

Friday, January 22

Placements made for first round of registration

Saturday, January 23

Alternate registration begins

Sunday, January 24

Placements made for alternate registration

Monday, January 25

Spring classes begin for Human Genetics (online)

Monday, February 1

Spring classes begin for all other graduate programs (online)

Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, February 12

Last day to add and drop classes for spring 2021 semester

Monday, February 8–Friday, February 19

Audit requests may be filed

Monday, February 15

In-person class meetings begin for all graduate programs

Wednesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 11

First spring semester mini-break

Monday, April 26 and Tuesday, April 27

Second spring semester mini-break

Friday, May 7

Graduating students' work due

Wednesday, May 12

Last day of classes

Faculty reports for graduating students due

Saturday, May 15

Graduate Commencement

Fall 2021

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2021-22 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please continue to check this site for the latest updates.

Registration will take place entirely online. Both beginning and returning students should confirm their registration and orientation schedules with their programs.

Monday, August 23 through
Wednesday, August 25

Advising, interviews and registration for electives in Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History

Thursday, August 26

Students placed in first round courses

Friday, August 27 Advising & interviews for second round registration
Saturday, August 28 Students placed in second round courses

Monday, September 6

Classes begin
Beginning of add/drop period

Friday, September 17

Last day to add and drop classes for fall 2021 semester

Monday, October 18 and
Tuesday, October 19    
October Study Days

Wednesday, November 24
through Sunday, November 28

Thanksgiving break
Begins after last academic appointment on Tuesday

Monday, December 6 through
Wednesday, December 15
Students may drop yearlong courses for the Spring 2022 semester           

Friday, December 17

Last day of classes

Monday, January 10, 2022

Faculty reports due for fall 2021 semester

Spring 2022

Please note: The academic calendar for the 2021-22 year is subject to change due to COVID-19 and ongoing planning for the fall and spring semesters. Please continue to check this site for the latest updates.

Registration will take place entirely online. Both beginning and returning students should confirm their registration schedules with their programs.

Tuesday, January 18 and
Wednesday, January 19

Advising, interviews and registration for electives in Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History

Thursday, January 20

Students placed in first round courses

Friday, January 21

Advising & interviews for second round registration

Saturday, January 22

Students placed in second round courses

Monday, January 24

Spring classes for Art of Teaching, Dance/Movement Therapy, Human Genetics, and Writing begin

Wednesday, January 26

Spring classes for Child Development, Dance,
Theatre, and Women’s History begin
Beginning of add/drop period

Wednesday, February 9

Last day to add and drop classes for spring 2022 semester

Saturday, March 12 through
Sunday, March 20

Spring Break

Sunday, May 1

Final thesis work due to Graduate Studies

Friday, May 6

Graduating student work due (faculty may establish earlier deadlines)
Last day of classes for Art of Teaching, Dance/Movement Therapy, Human Genetics, and Writing

Tuesday, May 10

Last day of classes for Child Development, Dance, Theatre, and Women’s History
Faculty reports due for graduating students

Thursday, May 12

Graduate Commencement

Wednesday, June 8

Faculty reports due for all students