Academic Calendar

2020/2021 Calendars

Fall Semester 2020

Date Description
Tuesday, August 25 Professional Day
Wednesday, August 26 Fall classes begin
Accelerated Session 1 (8-week) classes begin
Monday, September 7 Labor Day (college closed, no classes)
Wednesday, September 9 Accelerated Session 2 (12-week) classes begin
Wednesday, November  11 Veteran’s Day (college open, classes held)**
Friday, October 16 Accelerated Session 1 ends
Monday, October 19 Accelerated Session 3 (8-week) classes begin
Wednesday, November 25 No classes; college open**
Thursday-Sunday, November 26-29 Thanksgiving recess (college closed, no classes)
Tuesday, December 1 Accelerated Session 2 (12-week) ends
Monday, December 7 Accelerated Session 3 (8-week) ends
Last day of classes
Tuesday, December 8 Reading Day**/ ***
Wednesday-Tuesday, December 9-15 Final exams
Wednesday, December 16 Final exam make-up day
Friday, December 18 Final grades due (by noon)
Wednesday, December 23 Fall semester ends

Winter Session 2020-21

Date Description
Monday, December 28 Winter session begins
Thursday, December 24 Last day to drop winter session classes
Friday, December 25 Christmas Day (college closed, no classes)
Friday, January 1 New Year’s Day (college closed, no classes)
Friday, January 8 Last day to withdraw  from winter session classes
Wednesday, January 13 Winter session ends

Spring Semester 2021

Date Description
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (college closed, no classes)
Thursday, January 21 Professional Day
Friday, January 22 Spring classes begin
Accelerated Session 1 (8-week) classes begin
Friday, February 5 Accelerated Session 2 (12-week) classes begin
Friday, February 5-April 23 Withdrawal Dates (15-week) without instructor signature
Friday-Monday, February 12-15 President’s Recess (college closed, no classes)
Saturday, February 27-last day of class Withdrawal dates Session 1 (8-week) with instructor signature
Friday, March 12 Accelerated Session 1 ends
Sunday-Sunday, March 14-21 Spring Recess (no classes **)
Monday, March 22 Accelerated Session 3 (8-week) classes begin
Monday, March 22-April 26 Withdrawal Dates Session 3 (8-week) without instructor signature
Friday, April 2 Good Friday/Day of Reflection (college closed, no classes)
Saturday, April 24-last day of class Withdrawal Dates (15-week) with instructor signature
Tuesday, April 27-last day of class Withdrawal Dates Session 3 (8-week) with instructor signature
Friday, May 7 Accelerated Session 2 (12-week) classes end
Monday, May 10 Accelerated Session 3 (8-week) classes end
Last day of classes
Tuesday- Monday, May 11-17 Final exams
Tuesday, May 18 Final exam make-up day
Thursday, May 20 Final grades due (by 9 a.m.)
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day (college closed, no classes)
Tuesday, June 1 Spring semester ends
Thursday, June 10 Commencement

Summer Session 2021

Date Description
Monday, May 24 3-week morning session I (May 24-June 14) begins
Monday, May 24 6-week day/evening and intensive session I (May 24 -July 6) begins
Monday, May 31 Memorial Day (college closed, no classes)
Monday, June 7 8–week day/evening session (June 7-August 2) begins
Monday, June 21 6-week day/evening session (June 21-August 2) begins
Monday, July 5 Independence Day observed (college closed, no classes)
Tuesday, July 6 6-week day/evening II and intensive session II (July 6-August 17) begins

Summer last day to drop – Last business day before class start of that specific summer session
Summer last day to withdraw – Two-thirds the specific summer session
**Administrative offices open.
***Reading days are to be used as study days and/or optional make-up class time at the discretion of the faculty members. No faculty member will be assigned additional duty during the scheduled reading days and no student shall be penalized for not attending any activities/classes on a reading day.

The term “college closed” means that no classes – credit or non-credit – will be held and no college services will be available. The “no classes” dates do not apply to Continuing Education non-credit classes. Please note: start and end dates vary for accelerated credit courses and non-credit classes.