Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Academic Calendar 2019-2020
FALL SEMESTER
Residence halls open for new residential studentsAug. 24
Residencel halls open for returning residential studentsAug. 25
Instruction begins at 8:00 a.m.Aug. 27
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 a.m.Aug. 27
Labor Day (no classes)Sept. 2
Final date to register or add a classSept. 3
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptSept. 3
Formal Opening ConvocationSept. 4
Mid-semesterOct. 16
Fall break (no classes)Oct. 17 - 18
Begin second half-term classesOct. 21
Final date to drop with “W”Oct. 31
Registration for spring semesterOct. 28 - Nov. 15
Thanksgiving Break (at close of evening classes Nov. 26)Nov. 27-Dec. 1
Instruction resumesDec. 2
Last day of classesDec. 6
Final ExamsDec. 9-13
Residence halls close at noonDec. 14
FALL Online
Term 1Aug. 27 - Oct. 14
Last Day to drop/addAug. 29
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 1Sept. 24
Final date to drop with "W" if registered in BOTH Terms I and 2Oct. 31
Term 2Oct. 21 - Dec. 6
Last Day to drop/addOct. 23
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 2Nov. 18
SPRING SEMESTER
Residence halls open for Wesleyan Into the World participantsJan. 6
Residence halls open for returning studentsJan. 7
Instruction begins at 8:00 a.m.Jan. 8
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 a.m.Jan. 8
Final date to register or add a classJan. 15
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptJan. 15
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)Jan. 20
Spring Break (no classes)Mar. 2-6
Mid-semesterMar. 4
Instruction resumesMar. 9
Begin second half-term classesMar. 9
Final date to drop with a “W”Mar. 12
Registration for summer and fall semestersMar. 16 - Apr. 3
Celebration of Student Achievements (classes end at noon)Apr. 8
Easter Recess (classes end at 9 p.m. on Apr. 9)Apr. 10 - 13
Instruction ResumesApr. 14
Last day of classesApr. 17
Examination periodApr. 20-24
BaccalaureateApr. 24
Residence Halls close for all but Graduating Seniors at 5 p.m.Apr. 24
Commencement at 10:00 a.m.Apr. 25
SPRING Online
Term 1Jan. 8 - Feb. 28
Last day to drop/addJan. 15
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 1Feb. 10
Final date to drop with "W" if registered in BOTH Terms I and 2Mar. 12
Term 2Mar. 9 - Apr. 24
Last day to drop/addMar. 11
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 2Apr. 6
SUMMER SESSIONS
Session IMay 4 - June 5
Last day to drop/addMay 6
Final date to drop with "W"May 25
Session IIJune 8 - July 10
Last day to drop/addJune 10
Final date to drop with "W"June 29
SUMMER ONLINE
Term 1May 4 - June 19
Last day to drop/addMay 6
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 1June 1
Final date to drop with "W" if registered in BOTH Terms I and 2June 30
Term 2June 22 - Aug. 7
Last day to drop/addJune 24
Final date to drop with "W" if registered ONLY in Term 2July 20