Registrar at Aquinas College

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Directed Study Dates: 8/23 & 24, 9/13 & 14, 10/4 & 5, 10/25 & 26, 11/15 & 16

Aug. 26 FYE/1st Quad Begins 6pm
Aug. 26 Last day to add a first quad class
Aug. 27 Day Classes Begin
Sept. 4 Last day to add a semester-long class
Sept. 4 Last day to drop a first quad class or semester-long class with no financial penalty
Sept. 4 Last day to drop a Directed Study class no financial penalty
Sept. 7 Labor Day
Sept. 18 Last day to drop a first quad class with no academic penalty
Oct. 16 First Quad ends
Oct. 17-25 Mid-Term Break
Oct. 26 Classes Resume
Oct. 26 Last day to add a second quad class
Oct. 30 Last day to drop a semester-long class with no academic penalty
Nov. 6 Last day to drop a second quad class with no financial penalty
Nov. 20 Last day to drop a second quad class with no academic penalty
Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30 Classes Resume
Dec. 14-18 Final examinations according to posted schedule
Dec. 18 Second Quad ends
Dec. 23 Grades due in Registrar's Office

Spring 2021

Directed Study Dates: 1/15 & 16, 2/5 & 6, 2/26 & 27, 3/19 & 20, 4/9 &10

Jan. 11 Classes begin
Jan. 11 Last day to add a third quad class
Jan. 15 Last day to add a semester or third quad class
Jan. 18 Classes are cancelled from 3:00pm to 5:45pm for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance Activities.
Jan. 22 Last day to drop a third quad or semester-long class with no financial penalty
Jan. 22 Last day to drop a Directed Study class with no financial penalty
Feb. 5 Last day to drop a third quad class with no academic penalty
Mar. 5 Third Quad ends
Mar. 6-14 Mid Term Break
Mar. 15 Classes resume - Fourth quad begins
Mar. 15 Last day to add a fourth quad class
Mar. 19 Last day to drop a semester-long class with no academic penalty
Mar. 26 Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no financial penalty
Apr. 1 Easter vacation begins after the last class
Apr. 9 Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no academic penalty
Apr. 6 Classes resume at 6:00 pm
Apr. 29- May 5 Final examinations according to posted schedule.
May 5 Fourth Quad ends
May 8 Baccalaureate Mass & Commencement 
May 12 Grades due in Registrar's Office

Summer 2021

May 17 Classes Begin
May 17 - July 9 8-Week Summer Session
May 17 - July 23 10-Week Summer Session
May 28 Last day to drop 8-Week & 10-Week courses w/o financial penalty
June 11 Last day to drop 8-week w/o academic penalty
June 18 Last day to drop 10-week w/o academic penalty