Academic Calendar

The Policy of the University is to respect its members’ beliefs. No students will be penalized for absence due to religious beliefs and alternative means will be sought for satisfying the academic requirements involved.

Please note that this calendar is subject to change, particularly in the coming term, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Download the Fall 2020 academic calendar here.

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2020 Summer Semester (Advanced Standing)
7/27/2020 - 7/30/2020Advanced Standing Orientation
7/28/2020First Day of Classes - Advanced Standing (Summer Term)
8/29/2020Last Day of Classes - Advanced Standing (Summer Term)
2020 Fall Semester
8/31/2020 - 9/4/2020Fall Orientation Week
8/31/2020Start of Change of Program Period (Add/Drop with Tuition Refund)
9/7/2020Academic and Administrative Holiday
9/8/2020First Day of Classes (Fall Term)
9/14/2020Earliest Start Date for Field Instruction (Fall Term) **
9/18/2020End of Change of Program Period (Add/Drop with Tuition Refund)
10/12/2020Indigenous Peoples' Day (Class in Session / Administrative Offices Open)
10/19/2020Latest Start Date for Field Instruction (Fall Term) **
10/21/2020October Degrees Conferred
11/2/2020Academic Holiday
11/3/2020Election Day - Academic and Administrative Holiday
11/16/2020 - 11/20/2020Spring Registration (Continuing Students)
11/19/2020Last Day to Drop Class (Without Refund)
11/25/2020Academic Holiday
11/26/2020Academic and Administrative Holiday
11/27/2020Academic and Administrative Holiday
12/7/2020 - 12/11/2020Spring Registration (New Students)
12/18/2020Last Day of Field Instruction (Fall Term)**
12/19/2020Last Day of Fall Term
12/14/2020 - 12/31/2020Spring Open Registration (All Students)
2021 Spring Semester 
1/4/2021Field Instruction Resumes (Continuing Students)*
1/4/2021 - 1/7/2021Spring Orientation Week
1/4/2021 - 1/22/2021Change of Program Period (Add/Drop with Tuition Refund)
1/11/2021First Day of Classes (Spring term)
1/11/2021First Day of Field Instruction (16-Month & 5-Term Intl.)
1/11/2021 - 2/27/2021First 7-Week Mini Course Period
1/18/2021Academic and Administrative Holiday
2/10/2021February Degrees Conferred
3/1/2021 - 3/5/2021Spring Holiday
3/8/2021 - 4/26/2021Second 7-Week Mini Course Period
3/11/2021Last Day to Drop Class (Without Refund)
3/22/2021 - 3/26/2021Summer Open Registration (All Students)**
4/26/2021Last Day of Spring Term
4/27/2021University Commencement & CSSW Graduation
4/30/2021Last Day of Field Instruction (Spring Term)
5/3/2021Summer Term Begins

The Policy of the University is to respect its members’ beliefs. No students will be penalized for absence due to religious beliefs and alternative means will be sought for satisfying the academic requirements involved.

*Due to COVID-19, Field Instruction dates are subject to change and will be communicated to students via the Office of Field Education.

**Registration dates subject to change.

The 2019-2020 academic calendar can be found here.