2020-21 Academic Calendar

COVID-Adjusted Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

7 August Friday Last day to deposit for the 2020 fall semester
8 August Saturday New Freshmen and transfers arrive
9-16 August Sunday-Sunday SCOT Week: Student Community Orientation and Transition (FR&TR)
13 August Thursday All Early-Arrival Returning Fall Athletes (Football, Band, Volleyball, M&W Soccer, M&W Cross Country, Cheer &Dance)
17 August Monday Matriculation and Registration
18 August Tuesday Classes begin
24 August Monday Last day to add a class (Day 5)
31 August Monday Last day to drop without record of a course (Day 10)
Last day to declare a course pass/fail
Deadline for removal of incompletes
7 September Monday Labor Day (classes held as usual)
17 September Thursday Constitution Day (normal class schedule)
9-11 October Friday-Sunday SCOTSFEST (DEFERRED for 2020)
14 October Wednesday Service Day on campus; no classes
15 October Thursday Midterm grades due by noon
21 October Wednesday Last day to drop a course with a “W”
21-23 & 26-30 October Monday-Friday Advising Conferences (1.5 weeks)
2-6 November Monday-Friday Pre-registration for current students
12 November  Thursday Second Service Day/Mental Health Day
20 November Friday Last day of fall semester
21-24 November Saturday-Tuesday Final Exams
7 December Monday Final Grades Due

Optional January Term 2021:
(Research, Travel, Internships, Limited Online Courses)

5 January Tuesday First Day of January term (J-term)
18 January Monday MLK Day
29 January Friday Last Day of J-term (19 days)

Spring 2021

29 January Friday Last day to deposit for 2021 spring semester
1 February Monday Transfer Orientation
2 February Tuesday Classes begin
8 February Monday Last day to add a class (Day 5)
15 February Monday Last day to drop without record of a course (Day 10)
Last day to declare a course pass/fail
Deadline for removal of incompletes
10 March Wednesday Service Day on campus; no classes
16 March Tuesday Midterm grades due by noon
17 March Wednesday Last day to drop a course with a “W”
29 March-April 1 &
5-9 April
Monday–Thurs./        
Friday
Advising conferences (2 weeks)
2–4 April Friday – Sunday EASTER BREAK
5 April Monday Classes resume
8-11 April Thursday-Sunday Scottish Festival
12–16 April Monday - Friday Pre-registration for current students
4 May Tuesday Honors Convocation
11 May Tuesday Last day of classes
12 May Wednesday Reading Day
13-16 May Thursday-Sunday Final exams for graduating seniors (Sunday exams start at 1 PM)
13-18 May Thursday-Tuesday Final exams for non-graduating students
18 May Tuesday    Senior grades due by noon
21 May Friday Baccalaureate
22 May    Saturday Commencement – 8:30 AM
24 May Monday All grades due by noon

Summer School:

Summer Session I: Tuesday June 1 – Tuesday June 25, 2021 (22 days)

Summer Session II: Tuesday, July 6 - Tuesday, 4 August, 2021 (22 days)

Additional Degree Conferrals:

Summer degrees conferred: June 30th

Winter degrees conferred: 3rd Friday of December