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; The School of Nursing
Consult the calendars of the various schools for additional information.
| ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-21 | SUMMER 2020 | FALL 2020 | SPRING 2021 | SUMMER 2021 |
Spring 2021
Wednesday, January 6

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 7; Classes meeting in a Wednesday/Friday meeting pattern begin January 8

Drop/Add continues

Thursday, January 7 Regular class meeting schedule begins
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. No classes are held.
Wednesday, January 20 Drop/Add ends
Monday, February 15 Registration begins for Summer 2021
Friday, February 19 Last day for reporting midsemester grades
Friday, March 5 7:00 PM. Spring recess begins
Monday, March 15 8:30 AM. Classes resume
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 10 Drop/Add begins for Fall 2021
Wednesday, April 14 Graduate classes end
Thursday-Sunday, April 15-25 Graduate reading period
Wednesday, April 21 Undergraduate classes end
Thursday-Sunday, April 22-25 Undergraduate reading period
Monday, April 26 9:00 AM. Final examinations begin
Saturday, May 1 10:00 PM. Final examinations end
Friday, May 7 Commencement begins
Sunday, May 9 Graduation exercises; conferring of degrees

Approved March 7, 2019
University Schedule Committee
Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708

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