Academic Calendar

The current academic calendar is included below.

Academic Calendar2021-2022
FALL SEMESTER
Residence halls open for new residential studentsAug. 21
Residential halls open for returning residential studentsAug. 22
Instruction begins at 8:00 A.M.Aug. 24
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 A.M.Aug. 24
Labor Day (no classes)Sept. 6
Final date to register or add a classAug. 31
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptAug. 31
Formal Opening ConvocationSept. 1
Mid-semesterOct. 13
Fall break (no classes)Oct. 14-15
Begin second half-term classesOct. 18
Final date to drop with “W”Oct. 28
Registration for spring semesterOct. 25-Nov. 12
Thanksgiving Break (at close of evening classes Nov. 23)Nov. 23 – Nov 28
Instruction resumesNov. 29
Last day of classesDec. 3
Final ExamsDec. 6-10
Residence halls close at NoonDec. 11
FALL Online
Term 1Aug. 24-Oct. 8
Last day to drop/addAug. 26
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 1Sept. 21
Final date to drop with “W” if registered in BOTH Terms 1 and 2Oct. 28
Term 2Oct. 18-Dec. 3
Last Day to drop/addOct. 20
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 2Nov. 15
SPRING SEMESTER
Residence Halls open for Wesleyan Into the World participantsJan. 8
Residence halls open for returning studentsJan. 9
Instruction begins at 8:00 A.M.Jan. 10
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 A.M.Jan. 10
Final date to register or add a classJan. 14
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptJan. 14
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)Jan. 17
Spring Break (no classes)Feb 28- Mar. 4
Mid-semesterMar. 2
Instruction resumesMar. 7
Begin second half-term classesMar. 7
Final date to drop with a “W”Mar. 16
Registration for summer, and fall semesterMar. 14 - Apr. 1
Celebration of Student Achievements (classes end at Noon)Apr. 7
Easter Recess (classes end at 9 PM on Apr 14 in 21-22)Apr. 15-18
Instruction ResumesApr. 19
Last day of classesApr. 22
Examination periodApr. 25-29
BaccalaureateApr. 29
Residence Halls close for all but Graduating Seniors at 5 PMApr. 29
Commencement at 10:00 A.M.Apr. 30
SPRING Online
Term 1Jan. 10-Feb. 25
Last day to drop/addJan. 12
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 1Feb. 7
Final date to drop with “W” if registered in BOTH Terms 1 and 2Mar. 12
Term 2Mar. 7 -Apr. 22
Last day to drop/addMar. 9
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 2Apr. 4
SUMMER SESSIONS
Term IMay 2-June 17
Last day to drop/addMay 4
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 1May 30
Final date to drop with “W” if registered in BOTH Terms 1 and 2Jun. 28
Term 2June 20-Aug. 5
Last day to drop/addJune 22
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 2July 18

 

Archive of Previous Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Academic Calendar 2019-2020

Academic Calendar 2018-2019

Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Academic Calendar 2016-2017