2020-2021 Academic Calendar

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August

24 7:30 a.m.
FALL SEMESTER CLASSES BEGIN
Mon
31 5 p.m.
Last Day to Register Without a Late Fee
Mon

September

4 Last Day to Cancel a Course Assignment Without It Appearing On Record Fri
7 Labor Day; Classes in Session Mon
18 5 p.m.
Last Day to Withdraw a Course With a Grade of W or to Add/Modify a Course With Instructor and Advisor Signature
Fri

October

5 5 p.m.
Last Day For Grade Correction for Spring Semester 2019-20 and 2020 Summer Session
Mon
16 7:30 a.m.
Second Eight-Week Courses Begin
Fri

November

4 Reading Day Wed
6 Schedule of Classes published for Spring 2021 Term Fri
24 Face-to-Face Instruction ends Tues
25-28 THANKSGIVING VACATION Wed-Sat

December

4 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a W or WF Grade Fri
4 Last Day to Modify a Course with Instructor, Advisor and Department Head Signatures Fri
5 12:20 p.m.
CLASSES END
Sat
7-12 8 a.m.
FINAL EXAMS
Mon-Sat
12 9 p.m.
SEMESTER ENDS 
Sat
12 5 p.m.
Deadline For Pending Fall 2019 Incomplete Grades to Become Failing Grades
Sat
13 9:30 a.m.
COMMENCEMENT (First Division)
Sun
13 2 p.m.
COMMENCEMENT (Second Division)
Sun
15 5 p.m.
GRADES DUE
Tues
18 Schedule of Classes published for Summer 2021 Term Fri

January

18 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY (No Classes) Mon
19 7:30 a.m.
SPRING SEMESTER CLASSES BEGIN
Tues
26 Last Day To Register Without a Late Fee Tues

February

1 Last Day to Cancel a Course Assignment Without It Appearing On Record Mon
12 5 p.m.
Last Day To Withdraw a Course With a Grade of W or To Add/Modify a Course With Instructor and Advisor Signature
Fri
17 Reading Day Wed
22 5 p.m.
Last Day For Grade Correction For Fall Semester 2020
Mon

March

15 7:30 a.m.
Second Eight-Week Courses Begin
Mon
18 Reading Day Thurs
22 Schedule of Classes Published for Fall 2021 Mon
22 Last day to add or change credit hours with advisor, instructor, and department head permissions Mon

April

13 Reading Day Tues
30 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a W or WF grade Fri
30 Last Day to Change a Grade Mode for a Course with Instructor, Advisor and Department Head approval Fri

May

1 12:20 p.m.
CLASSES END
Sat
3-8 FINAL EXAMS  Mon-Sat
8 SEMESTER ENDS Sat
8 5 p.m.
Deadline For Pending Spring 2020 Incomplete Grades To Become Failing Grades
Sat
11 5 p.m.
GRADES DUE
Tues
15 10 a.m.
COMMENCEMENT (First Division)
Sat
16 10 a.m.
COMMENCEMENT (Second Division)
Sun
17 7:30 a.m.
First 8-Week Summer Module Begins
Mon
17 7:30 a.m.
12-Week Full Summer Module Begins
Mon
17 7:30 a.m.
First 4-Week Summer Module Begins
Mon
31 MEMORIAL DAY (No Classes) Mon
**Subject to Change

June

11 5:30 p.m.
First 4-Week Summer Module Ends (Grades due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of this module)
Fri
14 7:30 a.m.
Second 8-Week Summer Module Begins
Mon
14 7:30 a.m.
Second 4-Week Summer Module Begins
Mon

July

5
Independence Holiday Observed (No Classes)
Mon
9 5:30 p.m.
First 8-Week Summer Module Ends (Grades due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of the module)
Fri
9 5:30 p.m.
Second 4-Week Summer Module Ends (Grades due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of the module)
Fri
12 7:30 a.m.
Third 4-Week Summer Module Begins
Mon

August

4-6 8 a.m.
Final Exams for Second 8-Week Module
Wed-Fri
6 5:30 p.m.
12-Week Full Summer Module Ends (Grades due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of the module)
Fri
6 5:30 p.m.
Second 8-Week Summer Module Ends (Grades due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of the module)
Fri
6 5:30 p.m.
Third 4-Week Summer Module Ends (Grades due by 5 p.m. of the second working day after the end of the module)
Fri
7 9:30 a.m.
Commencement 
Sat

The revision/refund dates on this calendar apply to courses that exactly fit the time frames listed. Courses offered outside of these time frames have their own deadlines (two-week courses, etc.). For assistance, please contact Customer Service at registrar@purdue.edu 

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