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Academic Calendar

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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