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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Monday, Aug. 31 Classes begin as scheduled (there is no longer a week of fully remote pre-instruction)
Monday, Aug. 31 - Tuesday, Sept. 8 Adjustment (add/drop) Period
September Sunday, Sept. 13 Fall Family Welcome Night (virtual) - More Information 
October Friday - Sunday,
Oct. 9 - 11
Old Gold Weekend - More information 
Monday, Oct. 19
(10:00 a.m.)
Progress Reports Due
Monday, Oct. 26 - Friday, Nov. 6 Advising Period
Friday, Oct. 30 Registration Adjustment: Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W 
November Friday, Nov. 6 Grade Mode Adjustment: Last day to change from P/D/F to grade, or change from grade to P/D/F
Saturday - Sunday, Nov. 21 - 29 Thanksgiving Break
Monday, Nov. 30 - Friday, Dec. 11 Classes resume (all remote) 
Friday, Dec. 11 Last day of fall term
Monday - Friday,
Dec. 14 - 18
Remote period for exams, final papers, and projects.
Friday, Dec. 18
(5:00 p.m.)
Holiday recess begins
Wednesday, Dec. 23
(10:00 a.m.)
Final grades due for all students
Wednesday - Wednesday, Jan. 6 - 27 Winter Term
Wednesday, Jan. 6
(4:30 p.m.)
Add/Drop deadline for on-campus WT courses
Friday, Jan. 15 Last day to withdraw from WT course with grade of W
February Tuesday, Feb. 2 Classes Begin (Remotely during the first four weeks)
Tuesday - Monday,
Feb. 2 - 8
Adjustment period
Thursday, Feb. 18 Winter Term grades due
Wednesday, Feb. 24 DePauw Dialogue
Monday, Mar. 1 Classes offered in three modes (Face to Face, Mixed, and Remote)
Sunday - Monday,
Mar. 7 - 8
Honors and Fellows 
Monday, Mar. 15
(10:00 a.m.)
Progress reports due
Tuesday, Mar. 16 Classes do not meet on this day
Monday, Mar. 29 - Friday, Apr. 9 Advising Period
 TBA  Admitted Student Open House
April Friday, Apr. 2 Registration Adjustment: Last day to withdraw from a course with grade of W, change from P/F to grade, change from grade to P/F
Wednesday, Apr. 7 Classes do not meet on this day
TBA Admitted Student Open House
TBA Little 5
Thursday, Apr. 29 Classes do not meet on this day
Saturday, May 8 Relay for Life
Friday - Thursday,
May 7 - 13
Last five days of classes. No hour exams except for laboratory portions of final exams. Academic Handbook
Thursday, May 13 Last day of spring term
Friday, May 14 Study Day
Saturday, May 15 Final Examinations
Sunday, May 16 Study Day
Monday - Thursday,
May 17 - 20
Final Examinations
Friday, May 21
(10:00 a.m.)
Final grades due for graduating seniors
Sunday, May 23 Commencement
Wednesday, May 26
(10:00 a.m.)
Final grades due for all students other than degree students
Tuesday, June 1 Residence halls open for students returning for May Term and summer projects
Wednesday, June 2 May Term begins
Wednesday, June 9 - Sunday, June 13 Alumni Reunion Weekend
Wednesday, June 23 May Term ends
Monday, June 28 Last day to turn in May Term projects
July Friday, July 2 May Term grades due

For course planning and other events, faculty and staff are asked to also consult this Holy Day Calendar as well as DePauw's Religious Holy Day Policy.