2020-2021 Term Session Add/Drop Dates


Fall Semester 2020 

Date Event
August 24 Registration/classes start at 4:00pm
August 25 First full day of classes
September 7 Holiday - Labor Day
November 10-11 Early spring registration begins for current students
November 11 Holiday - Veterans Day
November 12 Spring registration opens for new and returning students
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Break
December 1 Last day to apply for spring graduation
December 14-18 Last week of Classes/Finals Week
December 17 Winter Commencement at 3:30pm
December 22 Grades Due


Spring Semester 2021

Date Event
January 11 Registration/Classes start at 4:00pm
January 12 First full day of classes
January 18 Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 15 Holiday - Presidents' Day
March 15-19 Spring Break
March 22 Summer registration begins
April 2 Holiday - Good Friday
April 5 Holiday - Easter Monday
April 6-7 Early fall registration begins for current students
April 8 Fall registration opens for new and returning students
May 1 Last day to apply for summer and fall graduation
May 10-14 Last Week of Classes/Finals Week
May 15 Commencement at 10 am
May 18 Grades due
May 31 Holiday - Memorial Day


Summer Semester 2021

Date Event
June 7 Summer session begins
July 5 Holiday - Independence Day
July 6
Grades due for First 3 and First 4 week sessions
August 3
Grades due for First 8 and Second 4 week sessions
August 24
Grades due for Second 3 week session


ND University System Academic Calendars - 2019-2026