Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Applicable to:  Trinity College of Arts & Sciences; The Pratt School of Engineering; The Nicholas School of the Environment; The Graduate School; The Sanford School of Public Policy; The School of Nursing
Consult the calendars of the various schools for additional information.
| ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-20 | SUMMER 2019 | FALL 2019 | SPRING 2020 | SUMMER 2020 |
Spring 2020
Wednesday, January 8

8:30 AM. Spring semester begins: The Monday class meeting schedule is in effect on this day. Regular class meeting schedule begins on Thursday, January 9; Classes meeting in a Wednesday/Friday meeting pattern begin January 10

Drop/Add continues

Thursday, January 9 Regular class meeting schedule begins
Monday, January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. No classes are held.
Wednesday, January 22 Drop/Add ends
Monday, February 17 Registration begins for Summer 2020
Friday, February 21 Last day for reporting midsemester grades
Friday, March 6 7:00 PM. Spring recess begins
Monday, March 16 8:30 AM. Classes resume
Monday, March 23 Bookbagging begins for Fall 2020
Wednesday, March 25 Last day to withdraw with W from Spring 2020 classes (undergraduates only)
Wednesday, April 1 Registration begins for Fall 2020; Summer 2020 registration continues
Thursday, April 9 Registration ends for Fall 2020; Summer 2020 registration continues
Friday, April 10 Drop/Add begins for Fall 2020
Wednesday, April 15 Graduate classes end
Thursday-Sunday, April 16-26 Graduate reading period
Wednesday, April 22 Undergraduate classes end
Thursday-Sunday, April 23-26 Undergraduate reading period
Monday, April 27 9:00 AM. Final examinations begin
Saturday, May 2 10:00 PM. Final examinations end
Friday, May 8 Commencement begins
Sunday, May 10 Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees

Approved March 21, 2018
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708

Questions or comments? Send email to: registrar@duke.edu