Spring 2021 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
Consult the calendars of the various schools for additional information.
| ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21 | SUMMER 2020 | FALL 2020 | SPRING 2021 | SUMMER 2021 |
Spring 2021
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. No classes are held.
Wednesday, January 20 8:30 AM. Spring semester begins; Drop/Add continues
Tuesday, February 2 Drop/Add ends
Monday, February 15 Registration begins for Summer 2021
Friday, March 5 Last day for reporting midsemester grades
Monday, March 22 Bookbagging begins for Fall 2021
Wednesday, March 24 Last day to withdraw with W from Spring 2021 classes (undergraduates only)
Wednesday, March 31 Registration begins for Fall 2021; Summer 2021 registration continues
Thursday, April 8 Registration ends for Fall 2021; Summer 2021 registration continues
Friday, April 9 Drop/Add begins for Fall 2021
Wednesday, April 21 Graduate and undergraduate classes end
Thursday - Sunday, April 22 - 25 Graduate and undergraduate reading period
Monday, April 26 Final examinations begin (9:00 AM)
Saturday, May 1 Final examinations end (10:00 PM)
Friday, May 7 Commencement begins
Sunday, May 9 Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees

REVISED June 5, 2020
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708

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