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Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Academic Calendar for Undergraduate Programs

First Semester — 2021 

August

  • Monday, August 16 - New Faculty and Staff Orientation

  • Tuesday, August 17 - All-University Convocation and Workshops

  • Thursday, Aug. 19 - Residence halls open (new students only)
  • Thursday, Aug. 19 to Sunday, Aug. 22 - New Student Orientation; Matriculation Convocation
  • Friday, August 20 - Last day to make change in meal plan

  • Monday, August 23 - Classes begin

  • Friday, August 27 - Last day for late registration; last day to drop or add courses; last day to indicate pass/fail or audit preferences

September

  • Monday, September 6 - Labor Day (No day classes; evening classes will resume at 6 p.m.)

October

  • Saturday, October 9, through Tuesday, Oct. 12 - Fall break for main campus
  • Tuesday, October 12 - Midsemester grades due from faculty by noon
  • Wednesday, October 13 - Classes resume
  • Friday, October 29 - Last day to withdraw from classes

November

  • Wednesday, November 24 - Thanksgiving break begins for main campus
  • Monday, November 29 - Classes resume

December

  • Monday, December 6 - Day of Study
  • Tuesday, December 7, through Friday, December 10 - Semester examinations
  • Friday, December 10 - First semester ends
  • Tuesday, December 14 - Final grades due from faculty by noon

 

Second Semester — 2022 (tentative)

January

  • Saturday, January 1, through Sunday, January 9 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips
  • Friday, January 7 - Last day to make change in meal plan
  • TBA - Residence halls open
  • Monday, January 10 - Classes begin
  • Friday, January 14 - Last day for late registration; last day to drop or add courses; last day to indicate pass/fail or audit preferences
  • Tuesday, January 18 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation (11 a.m.)

February

  • Thursday, February 17 - Assessment (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
  • Saturday, February 26 - Spring recess begins
  • Saturday, February 26, through Sunday, March 6 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips

March

  • Tuesday, March 1 - Midsemester Grades due from faculty by noon
  • Monday, March 7 - Classes resume
  • Tuesday, March 22 - Charter Day Convocation
  • Friday, March 25 - Last day to withdraw from classes

April

  • Friday, April 15 - Good Friday (classes will not meet)

  • Monday, April 18 - No day classes; evening classes will resume (6 p.m.)

  • Friday, April 22 - Regular classes end

  • Monday, April 25, through Friday, April 29 - Semester examinations

  • Friday, April 29 - Second semester ends

  • Saturday, April 30 - Commencement ceremony (4 p.m.) for students graduating from Graduate and Professional Studies programs

May

  • Sunday, May 1 - Baccalaureate Service (11 a.m.); One Hundred Seventy-First Commencement for undergraduate students (2 p.m.)

  • Monday, May 2, through Sunday, May 8 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips

 

Summer Sessions - 2022 (tentative) 

  • May 10 through June 22 - First summer session
    • First Three-Week Subsession:  May 10 through May 31
    • First Five-Week Session:  May 10 through June 14
    • Second Three-Week Subsession:  June 2 through June 22
  • July 5 through August 8 - Second summer session

2020-2021 Academic Calendar for Undergraduate Programs

First Semester — 2020

AUGUST

  • Tuesday, August 18 - All-University Convocation and Workshops
  • Thursday, August 20 - Residence halls open (new students only) 
  • Thursday, August 20 to Sunday, August 23 - New Student Orientation 
  • Friday, August 21 - Last day to make change in meal plan; Matriculation Convocation
  • Monday, August 24 - Classes begin
  • Friday, August 28 - Last day for late registration; last day to drop or add courses; last day to indicate pass/fail or audit preferences

September

  • Monday, September 7 - Labor Day - Classes will be in session

October

  • Monday, October 12 - Midsemester grades due from faculty

  • Friday, October 30 - Last day to withdraw from classes

November

  • Friday, November 20 - Last day of on-campus instruction
  • Monday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 24 - Remote campus instruction (some programs may require on-campus instruction)
  • Wednesday, November 25 - Day of Study
  • Thursday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Break Begins for Main Campus
  • Monday, November 30 - Day of Study

december

  • Monday, December 1 to Friday, December 4 - Semester examinations (remote)
  • Friday, December 4 - First semester ends

Second Semester — 2021

January

  • Friday, January 8 - Last day to make change in meal plan
  • Thursday, January 14 & Friday, January 15 - Classes begin (Remote Instruction)
  • Saturday, January 16 to Sunday, January 17 - Residence halls open for general population
  • Monday, January 18 - On-campus instruction begins
  • Tuesday, January 19 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation
  • Friday, January 22 - Last day for late registration; last day to drop or add courses; last day to indicate pass/fail or audit preferences

February

  • Wednesday, February 10 - Keep Waynesburg Well Day (day classes won’t meet; classes that meet after 6 p.m. will meet, as scheduled; labs will meet at discretion of instructors; external placements continue, as scheduled; other activities held, as planned)
  • Thursday, February 18 - Assessment Time

march

  • Wednesday, March 3 - Midsemester grades due from faculty
  • Tuesday, March 9 - Keep Waynesburg Well Day (day classes won’t meet; classes that meet after 6 p.m. will meet, as scheduled; labs will meet at discretion of instructors; external placements continue, as scheduled; other activities held, as planned)
  • Tuesday, March 23 - Charter Day Convocation
  • Friday, March 26 - Last day to withdraw from classes

April

  • Friday, April 2 - Good Friday (classes will not meet)
  • Friday, April 23 - Regular classes end
  • Monday, April 26 to Friday, April 30 - Semester examinations
  • Friday, April 30 - Second semester ends

May

  • Saturday, May 1, and Sunday, May 2 - Commencement Weekend

Summer Sessions — 2021 (Tentative)

  • Tuesday, May 11 to Wednesday, June 23 - First summer session (First Three-Week Subsession:  May 11 to June 1; First Five-Week Session:  May 11 to June 15; Second Three-Week Subsession:  June 3 to June 23)
  • Monday, July 5 to Friday, August 6 - Second summer session

 

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Graduate & Professional Studies Academic Calendar