Jun 25, 2024  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Aug 21 (Fri) New International Student Orientation
Aug 24 – Aug 30 (Mon Sun) New Student Orientation and Registration
Aug 24 (Mon) First semester tuition, room and board fees due
Aug 31 (Mon) Fall Semester (Block 1) Classes Begin
Sept 7 (Mon) Labor Day (school closed)*
Oct 16 (Fri) Block 1 Ends
Oct 17 – 28 (Sat Wed) Fall Break (no classes)
Oct 26 – 28 (Mon Wed) In-person Orientation
Oct 29 (Thu) Block 2 Starts
Nov 3 (Tue) Election Day (school closed)*
Nov 26 – Nov 29 (Thu Sun) Thanksgiving Recess
Dec 18 (Fri)   Block 2 Ends
Dec 19 – Jan 10 (Sat Sun) Winter Break (no classes)
Jan 11 (Mon) Block 3 Starts; Select Spring Semester Academic Classes Begin
Jan 18 (Mon) Martin Luther King Day (school closed)*
Feb 19 (Fri) Fall Semester (Block 3) Ends
Feb 20 – Feb 28 (Sat Sun) Spring Break (no classes or rehearsals)
Mar 1 (Mon) Spring Semester Officially Starts
Apr 23 (Fri) End Date for Classes That Began January 11
Apr 26 (Mon) Spring Performance Classes Continue
May 31 (Mon) Memorial Day (school closed)*
Jun 11 (Fri) Spring Semester Ends
Jun 18 (Fri) 116th Commencement


*The Diamond Building will be closed on this date.

NOTE: There will not be a traditional jury week this academic year. The plan for juries is TBD.

The details of each block are subject to change if required by public health guidance as the situation continues to evolve.