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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

FALL TERM 2020
August
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) 
December
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
   
WINTER TERM 2021
January
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
SPRING TERM 2021
February Monday, Feb. 1 Classes Begin
Monday - Monday,
Feb. 1 - 8
Adjustment period
Thursday, Feb. 18 Winter Term grades due
Wednesday, Feb. 24 DePauw Dialogue
March
Sunday - Monday,
Mar. 7 - 8
Honors and Fellows 
Monday, Mar. 15
(10:00 a.m.)
Progress reports due
TBA Admitted Student Open House
Saturday - Sunday,
Mar. 20 - 28
Spring Recess
Monday, Mar. 29 -
Friday, Apr. 9
Advising Period
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
TBA Admitted Student Open House
TBA Little 5
May
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
MAY TERM 2021
June
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