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Fall, Winter and Spring Semesters

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Academic Year
Fall semester 2020
Fall classes begin Aug. 17 (Mon.)
Deadline for application to graduate Aug. 28
Official fall census Aug. 31
Mass of the Holy Spirit Sept. 6, 8 p.m.
Labor Day (Mon.) - Classes will be held Sept. 7
Fall mid-term conferral date (Sat.) Oct. 10
Fall mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat.) Oct. 12-17
Fall Break (Tuesday) Oct. 20
Fall mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. Oct. 20
Fall classes end Nov. 24
Fall study days Nov. 25-29
Fall final exams (administered online) Nov. 30-Dec. 4
Fall Commencement Postponed
Fall degree conferral (Sat.) Dec. 5
Fall final grades due by 5 p.m. Dec. 8
Winter semester 2021
Winter 4-Week and 5-Week Sessions begin Dec. 14
Winter 4-Week Session ends Jan. 10
Winter 5-Week Session ends Jan. 17
Winter degree conferral (Sat.) Jan. 16
Spring semester 2021
Spring Classes begin (Thurs.) Jan. 28
Deadline for Application to Graduate Feb. 14
Official spring census Feb. 15
February Break (Weds.) - no classes Feb. 17
March Break (Thurs.) - no classes March 11
Spring mid-term exams (Mon.-Sat.) March 15-20
Spring mid-term grades due by 5 p.m. (Tues.) March 23
Spring mid-term conferral date (Sat.) March 20
Good Friday - no classes April 2
Spring classes end (Mon.) May 10
Spring study day (Tues.) May 11
Spring final exams (Wed-Tues.) May 12-18
Spring final grades due by 5 p.m. May 20
Spring Commencement (Sat.) May 22
Spring degree conferral (Sat.) May 22


Summer Semester

Academic Year
Summer semester 2020 2021
First three, four, six, eight and twelve-week session classes begin (Mon.) May 18 May 24
Memorial Day (Mon.) - No classes May 25 May 31
Second eight-week session classes begin (Mon.) June 15 June 21
Summer degree conferral No. 1 (Wed.) June 17 June 23
Second six-week session classes begin June 29 July 5
Summer degree conferral No. 2 (Wed.) July 1 July 7
Fourth of July - No classes July 3 (Fri.) July 5 (Mon.)
Second four-week session classes begin July 13 July 19
Summer degree conferral No. 3 (Wed.) July 15 July 21
Second three-week session classes begin July 20 July 26
Summer degree conferral No. 4 (Wed.) August 12 August 18