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Fall Semester 2020

5-Aug Residence halls open for new students and families/New Student Days begin  
9-Aug Residence halls open for returning students (8:00 a.m.)  
12-Aug Classes begin (8:00 a.m.) 
18-Aug Deadline to add courses, independent studies, and internships (4:00 p.m.)
20-Aug Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
21-Aug Withdrawal period begins (WP/WF grades)
25-Aug Deadline to elect CR-D-F and Writing Intensive Option (4:00 p.m.) 
28-Aug Course offerings for Spring Semester 2021 due
7-Sep Labor Day - Classes will meet
16-Sep Hancock Symposium for Democracy (Student Attendance Required)
22-Sep Deadline for removing Spring 2020 incomplete grades
28-Sep Academic advising begins for Spring 2021 preregistration (Tentative)
29-Sep Midterm   
29&30-Sept Online mid-semester classes begin
6-Oct Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
20-Oct Deadline for withdrawing from courses with grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
TBA Fall Board of Trustees Meeting
17-Nov Last day of fall semester classes
18-21-Nov Final examinations (Wed-Sat)
23-Nov Holiday vacation begins
30-Nov Grades due (9:00 a.m.)
TBD Winter online term begins (tentative)
4-Dec Course offerings for Fall 2021 due

Spring Semester 2021 (Subject to revision at a later date)

1-Jan Winter online 3-in-3 ends
17-Jan New Student Move-In and Orientation 
19-Jan Residence halls open for returning students (8:00 a.m.)  
20-Jan Classes begin (8:00 a.m.) 
26-Jan Deadline to add courses, independent studies, and internships (4:00 p.m.)
28-Jan Deadline to drop courses without receiving grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
29-Jan Withdrawal period begins (WP/WF grades)
2-Feb Deadline to elect CR-D-F and Writing Intensive Option (4:00 p.m.)
1-Feb Academic advising begins for Fall 2021 preregistration (Tentative)
TBD Winter Board of Trustees Meeting 
2-Mar Deadline for removing incomplete grades for 2020 fall semester (4:00 p.m.)
9-Mar Midterm
9&10-March Online mid-semester classes begin
16-Mar Midterm grades due (9:00 a.m.)
26-Mar Holiday - no classes; College offices closed
31-Mar Deadline to withdraw from courses and receive grade of WP/WF (4:00 p.m.)
TBD Alumni Weekend
22-Apr Virtual Undergraduate Scholars Forum (Student Pariicipation Required)
30-Apr
Last day of spring semester classes 
TBD Spring Board of Trustees' Meeting (Tentative)
3-6-May Final examinations 
6-May Grades due in Registrar's Office for graduating seniors
8-May Columns Ceremony, Commencement
10-May Final grades due in Registrar's Office (4:00 p.m.)
31-May Memorial Day holiday (college offices closed)
 
   

Summer Session 2021

10-May Summer 3-in-3 online session begins 
31-May Summer 6-week online session begins
11-Jun Deadline to add summer internships

(College offices closed dates are tentative until Holiday Schedule is provided)