Fall 2020 *
EventsDatesDays of Week
First Day of ClassesAug 31M
Last Day to Add Classes without Instructor PermissionSep 4F
Labor Day HolidaySep 7M
Add/Drop, Pass/No Pass, Audit Deadline1Sep 14M
Last Day to Withdraw1Oct 29R
Thanksgiving RecessNov 25-27**W-F
Last Day of ClassesDec 4**F
Reading Days2Dec 5,6,9**Sa,Su,W
Exam PeriodDec 7-11**M-F
Exam Days2Dec 7,8,10,11**M,T,R,F
  1. Refund policies vary.
  2. Evening classes may have final exams scheduled during reading days.
Winter Session 2021
EventsDatesDays of Week
First Day of ClassesJan 4***M
Last Day of ClassesJan 29***F

Find out more about winter session.

Spring 2021 *
EventsDatesDays of Week
First Day of ClassesFeb 1***M
Last Day to Add Classes without Instructor PermissionFeb 5F
Add/Drop, Pass/No Pass, Audit Deadline1Feb 12F
Town Meeting Day RecessMar 2T
Reading/Respite DayMar 24***W
Last Day to Withdraw1Apr 8R
Reading/Respite DayApr 15***R
Honors DayApr 30F
Last Day of ClassesMay 11***T
Reading Days2May 12,15,16***W,Sa,Su
Exam PeriodMay 13-18***R-T
Exam Days2May 13,14,17,18***R,F,M,T
Commencement - GraduateMay 22Sa
Commencement - UndergraduateMay 23Su
Commencement - MedicalMay 23Su
  1. Refund policies vary. 
  2. Evening classes may have final exams scheduled during reading days.
Summer 2021 *
EventsDatesDays of Week
First Day of ClassesMay 24M
Memorial Day HolidayMay 31M
Fourth of July Holiday (observed)Jul 5M
Last Day of ClassesAug 13F

*Approved by the Faculty Senate April 13, 2015
**Approved by the Faculty Senate Executive Council June 23, 2020

***Approved by the Faculty Senate September 21, 2020