Academic Calendar

The current academic calendar is included below.

Academic Calendar2021-2022 
FALL SEMESTERNormalCOVID -19
Residence halls open for new residential studentsAug. 21Aug. 21
Residential halls open for returning residential studentsAug. 22Aug. 22
Instruction begins at 8:00 A.M.Aug. 24Aug. 24
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 A.M.Aug. 24Aug. 24
Labor Day (no classes)Sept. 6Sept. 6
Final date to register or add a classAug. 31Aug. 31
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptAug. 31Aug. 31
Formal Opening ConvocationSept. 1Sept. 1
Mid-semesterOct. 13Oct. 13
Fall break (no classes)Oct. 14-15XXX none
Begin second half-term classesOct. 18Oct. 18
Final date to drop with “W”Oct. 28Oct. 28
Registration for spring semesterOct. 25-Nov. 12Oct. 25-Nov. 12
Thanksgiving Break (at close of evening classes Nov. 23)Nov. 23 – Nov 28XXXX none
Instruction resumesNov. 29XXXX
Last day of classesDec. 3Nov. 23
Final ExamsDec. 6-10Nov. 29 – Dec.3
Residence halls close at NoonDec. 11Nov. 20
FALL Online
Term 1Aug. 24-Oct. 8Aug. 24-Oct. 8
Last day to drop/addAug. 26Aug. 26
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 1Sept. 21Sept. 21
Final date to drop with “W” if registered in BOTH Terms 1 and 2Oct. 28Oct. 28
Term 2Oct. 18-Dec. 3Oct. 18-Dec. 3
Last Day to drop/addOct. 20Oct. 20
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 2Nov. 15Nov. 15
SPRING SEMESTER
Residence Halls open for Wesleyan Into the World participantsJan. 8Jan. 14
Residence halls open for returning studentsJan. 9Jan. 17
Instruction begins at 8:00 A.M.Jan. 10Jan. 18
Drop/Add begins at 8:00 A.M.Jan. 10Jan. 18
Final date to register or add a classJan. 14Jan. 25
Final date to drop without course appearing on transcriptJan. 14Jan. 25
Martin Luther King Holiday (no classes)Jan. 17XXX -none
Spring Break (no classes)Feb 28- Mar. 4Xxx -none
Mid-semesterMar. 2Mar. 9
Instruction resumesMar. 7xxx
Begin second half-term classesMar. 7Mar. 9
Final date to drop with a “W”Mar. 16Mar. 21
Registration for summer, and fall semesterMar. 14 - Apr. 1Mar. 14 - Apr. 1
Celebration of Student Achievements (classes end at Noon)Apr. 7Apr. 14
Easter Recess (classes end at 9 PM on Apr 14 in 21-22)Apr. 15-18XXX - none
Instruction ResumesApr. 19xxx
Last day of classesApr. 22Apr. 22
Examination periodApr. 25-29Apr. 25-29
BaccalaureateApr. 29Apr. 29
Residence Halls close for all but Graduating Seniors at 5 PMApr. 29Apr. 29
Commencement at 10:00 A.M.Apr. 30Apr. 30
SPRING Online
Term 1Jan. 10-Feb. 25Jan. 18-Mar. 4
Last day to drop/addJan. 12Jan. 10
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 1Feb. 7Feb. 16
Final date to drop with “W” if registered in BOTH Terms 1 and 2Mar. 12Mar. 12
Term 2Mar. 7 -Apr. 22Mar. 7 -Apr. 22
Last day to drop/addMar. 9Mar. 9
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 2Apr. 4Apr. 4
SUMMER SESSIONS
Term IMay 2-June 17May 2-June 17
Last day to drop/addMay 4May 4
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 1May 30May 30
Final date to drop with “W” if registered in BOTH Terms 1 and 2Jun. 28Jun. 28
Term 2June 20-Aug. 5June 20-Aug. 5
Last day to drop/addJune 22June 22
Final date to drop with “W” for ODC students if registered ONLY in Term 2July 18July 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