What you need to know

Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, Emergency Academic Regulations (EAR) are in place. These have resulted in several changes to the spring Academic Calendar (bold and italicized below).

View our Academic Continuity FAQs for additional information about impacts to assignments, grading, classes, and exams.

Spring term 2020 (revised)

March 2020

March 30 Monday EAR: Classes resume online.

April 2020

Apr 1
Wednesday

Fourth quarter Physical Education classes begin.

Apr 3
Friday

Last day to submit advanced degree thesis title. $85 late fee.

Apr 10
Friday

Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).

Last day for jrs/srs/grad students to change H4 subjects to or from P/D/F grading.

Last day to change H4 subjects from Listener to Credit.

Last day for sophomores to change an H4 subject to or from Exploratory.

Apr 16
Thursday

Campus Preview Weekend begins.

Apr 19
Sunday

Campus Preview Weekend ends.

Apr 20
Monday

Patriots' Day — vacation.

Apr 21
Tuesday

Drop Date. Last day to cancel full-term subjects from registration.

Last day to change a full-term subject from Credit to Listener.

Last day to add a time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term.

Last day to petition for May Advanced Standing Exam (given during final exam period).

Apr 28
Tuesday

Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).

Last day to change an H4 subject from Credit to Listener.

May 2020

May 1
Friday

Pre-registration for fall term and summer session begins.

Thesis due for doctoral degrees.

May 8
Friday

Subjects with final exam — no test may be given and no assignment shall fall due after this date.

Subjects with no final exam — Undergraduate subjects: no test may be given and there may be at most one assignment due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject. Graduate subjects: there may be at most one assignment due or one in-class test held between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject.

Thesis due for degrees other than doctoral.

May 12
Tuesday

Last day of classes.

May 15
Friday

Final exam period.

Grade deadline. Grades due for subjects without final exams.

Last day to go off the May degree list.

May 18
Monday

Final exam period.

May 19
Tuesday

Final exam period.

May 20
Wednesday

Final exam period.

May 22
Friday

Grade deadline. Grades due at noon for subjects with final exams.

Term summaries of spring term grades available to departments.

May 25
Monday

Memorial Day — holiday.

May 26
Tuesday

Department Grades Meeting.

May 27
Wednesday

CAP May Degree Candidates Meeting.

Graduate Academic Performance Meeting.

Faculty officers recommend degrees to Corporation.

May 28
Thursday

Doctoral hooding ceremony.

Summer session pre-registration deadline. Deadline for all students to pre-register for summer session. $50 late fee.

May 29
Friday

Commencement.

June 2020

Jun 1
Monday

Summer registration opens for all students.

Jun 2
Tuesday

CAP Grades Meeting.

Jun 3
Wednesday

CAP Grades Meeting.

Jun 8
Monday

First day of classes for regular summer session.

Jun 10
Wednesday

CAP Deferred Action Meetings.

Jun 11
Thursday

CAP Deferred Action Meetings.

Jun 12
Friday

Degree application deadline for September SB and advanced degrees. $50 late fee ($85 after July 10).

Summer registration deadline. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 late fee.

Jun 15
Monday

Fall pre-registration deadline. Continuing students must initiate pre-registration by this date. $50 late fee ($85 after August 20).

Deadline for continuing students to select preferences for fall CI-H/CI-HW subjects.

April 2020

Apr 1
Wednesday

Fourth quarter Physical Education classes begin.

Apr 3
Friday

Last day to submit advanced degree thesis title. $85 late fee.

Apr 10
Friday

Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).

Last day for jrs/srs/grad students to change H4 subjects to or from P/D/F grading.

Last day to change H4 subjects from Listener to Credit.

Last day for sophomores to change an H4 subject to or from Exploratory.

Apr 16
Thursday

Campus Preview Weekend begins.

Apr 19
Sunday

Campus Preview Weekend ends.

Apr 20
Monday

Patriots' Day — vacation.

Apr 21
Tuesday

Drop Date. Last day to cancel full-term subjects from registration.

Last day to change a full-term subject from Credit to Listener.

Last day to add a time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term.

Last day to petition for May Advanced Standing Exam (given during final exam period).

Apr 28
Tuesday

Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).

Last day to change an H4 subject from Credit to Listener.

May 2020

May 1
Friday

Pre-registration for fall term and summer session begins.

Thesis due for doctoral degrees.

May 8
Friday

Subjects with final exam — no test may be given and no assignment shall fall due after this date.

Subjects with no final exam — Undergraduate subjects: no test may be given and there may be at most one assignment due between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject. Graduate subjects: there may be at most one assignment due or one in-class test held between this date and the end of the last scheduled class period in the subject.

Thesis due for degrees other than doctoral.

May 12
Tuesday

Last day of classes.

May 15
Friday

Final exam period.

Grade deadline. Grades due for subjects without final exams.

Last day to go off the May degree list.

May 18
Monday

Final exam period.

May 19
Tuesday

Final exam period.

May 20
Wednesday

Final exam period.

May 22
Friday

Grade deadline. Grades due at noon for subjects with final exams.

Term summaries of spring term grades available to departments.

May 25
Monday

Memorial Day — holiday.

May 26
Tuesday

Department Grades Meeting.

May 27
Wednesday

CAP May Degree Candidates Meeting.

Graduate Academic Performance Meeting.

Faculty officers recommend degrees to Corporation.

May 28
Thursday

Doctoral hooding ceremony.

Summer session pre-registration deadline. Deadline for all students to pre-register for summer session. $50 late fee.

May 29
Friday

Commencement.

June 2020

Jun 1
Monday

Summer registration opens for all students.

Jun 2
Tuesday

CAP Grades Meeting.

Jun 3
Wednesday

CAP Grades Meeting.

Jun 8
Monday

First day of classes for regular summer session.

Jun 10
Wednesday

CAP Deferred Action Meetings.

Jun 11
Thursday

CAP Deferred Action Meetings.

Jun 12
Friday

Degree application deadline for September SB and advanced degrees. $50 late fee ($85 after July 10).

Summer registration deadline. Registration for all students must be submitted by this date. $50 late fee.

Jun 15
Monday

Fall pre-registration deadline. Continuing students must initiate pre-registration by this date. $50 late fee ($85 after August 20).

Deadline for continuing students to select preferences for fall CI-H/CI-HW subjects.

April 2020

April 1 Wednesday Fourth quarter Physical Education classes begin.
April 3 Friday Last day to submit advanced degree thesis title. $85 late fee.
April 3 Friday EAR: Revised syllabus information to be provided to students (5 PM EDT).
April 10 Friday Last day to add half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).
April 10 Friday Last day for juniors/seniors/graduate students to change H4 subjects to or from P/D/F grading.
April 10 Friday Last day to change H4 subjects from listener to credit.
April 10 Friday Last day for sophomores to change an H4 subject to or from Exploratory.
April 20 Monday Patriots' Day — vacation.
April 21 Tuesday Drop Date. Last day to cancel full-term subjects from registration.
April 21 Tuesday Last day to change a full-term subject from credit to listener.
April 21 Tuesday Last day to add a time-arranged subject that started after beginning of the term.
April 21 Tuesday Last day to petition for May Advanced Standing Exam (given during final exam period).
April 28 Tuesday Last day to drop half-term subjects offered in second half of term (H4).
April 28 Tuesday Last day to change an H4 subject from credit to listener.

May 2020

May 1 Friday *POSTPONED* Pre-registration for fall term begins.
May 1 Friday *CANCELED. JUNE 1 REGISTRATION* Pre-registration for summer session begins.
May 1 Friday Thesis due for doctoral degrees.
May 8 Friday Thesis due for degrees other than doctoral.
May 12 Tuesday Last day of classes.
May 12 Tuesday EAR: No required classes, exams, or assignments of any kind may be scheduled or due after 10 PM EDT on this day in any subject except for final examinations scheduled through the Schedules Office.
May 15 Friday Final exam period.
May 15 Friday Grade deadline. Grades due for subjects without final exams.
May 15 Friday Last day to go off the May degree list.
May 18 Monday Final exam period.
May 19 Tuesday Final exam period.
May 20 Wednesday Final exam period.
May 22 Friday Grade deadline. Grades due at noon for subjects with final exams.
May 22 Friday Term summaries of spring term grades available to departments.
May 25 Monday Memorial Day — holiday.
May 26 Tuesday Department Grades Meeting.
May 27 Wednesday CAP May Degree Candidates Meeting.
May 27 Wednesday Graduate Academic Performance Meeting.
May 27 Wednesday Faculty officers recommend degrees to Corporation.
May 29 Friday EAR: Virtual Commencement activities and degree conferral.