Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020

Date Event
Aug. 17 Faculty Duty Day 1 - Offices Open
Aug. 18 Faculty Duty Day 2 - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. - Offices Open
Aug. 19 Faculty Duty Day 3 - Offices Open
Aug. 20 Faculty Duty Day 4 (Assessment) - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. - Offices Open
Aug. 21 Faculty Duty Day 5 - Offices Open
Aug. 24 Freshman Orientation - EVENING (4 p.m. or later) Classes (Fall Semester and First Block) Begin
Aug. 25 DAYTIME Classes (Fall Semester & First Block) Begin
Aug. 28 Fifth Day of Classes - Last Day to Add/Drop Full Semester Classes - Due Date for Tuition and Fees
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday - No Classes - Offices Closed
Oct. 7 Early Warning
Oct. 15 Faculty Duty Day 6 - MN State College Faculty Association Conference - No Classes - Office Open
Oct. 16 No Classes - Office Open
Oct. 19 Mid-Semester - First Day of Block Two Classes
Nov. 11 Veteran's Day Holiday - No Classes - Offices Closed
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes - Offices Closed
Dec. 3 Faculty Duty Day 7 (Assessment) - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. - No Classes - Offices Open
Dec. 16-18 Final Exam Days
Dec. 18 Last Day of Fall Semester
Dec. 21 - Jan. 8 Holiday Break - No Classes - Offices Open (Except Dec. 25 & Jan. 1 When Offices Will Be Closed)

Spring Semester 2021

Date Event
Jan. 4 Faculty Duty Day 1 - Offices Open
Jan. 5 Faculty Duty Day 2 - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. - Offices Open
Jan. 6 Faculty Duty Day 3 (Assessment) - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. - Offices Open
Jan. 7 Faculty Duty Day 4 - Offices Open
Jan. 8 Faculty Duty Day 5 - Offices Open
Jan. 11 Spring Semester Classes Begin
Jan. 15 Fifth Day of Classes - Last Day to Add/Drop Full Semester Classes - Due Date for Tuition & Fees
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Classes - Offices Closed
Feb. 15 Presidents' Day Holiday - No Classes - Offices Closed
Feb. 24 Early Warning
Feb. 25 Faculty Duty Day - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. (Career Fair) - No Classes; Offices Closed to Students and the Public (until 1 p.m.)
Feb. 26 Faculty Duty Day 6 - Scheduled & Directed by Admin./District Duty Day - Offices Open
Mar. 8-12 Spring Break - No Classes - Offices Open
Mar. 15 Mid-Semester and First Day of Block Two Classes
Apr. 2 No Classes - Offices Open
Apr. 23 Faculty Duty Day 7 (Assessment) - Scheduled & Directed by Admin. - No Classes - Offices Open
May 11-13 Final Exam Days
May 13 Last Day of Spring Semester - Commencement Exercises
May 14 Faculty Duty Day 8 - Offices Open
Note: Please refer to your course schedule in e-services for official withdraw dates for classes