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Registrar at Aquinas College

Academic Calendar

Summer 2020

May 18 Classes Begin
May 18 - July 10 8-Week Summer Session
May 18 - July 24 10-Week Summer Session
May 29 Last day to drop 8-Week & 10-Week courses w/o financial penalty
June 12 Last day to drop 8-week w/o academic penalty
June 19 Last day to drop 10-week w/o academic penalty

Fall 2020

Directed Study Dates: 8/28 and 8/29; 9/11 and 9/12; 10/2 and 10/3; 10/30 and 10/31; 11/13 and 11/14.

Aug 19 GE 100 First Year Experience sections meet. First quad and semester-long evening courses begin at 6pm.
Aug 20 Day classes begin. 
Aug 28 Last day to add a first quad or semester-long class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
Aug 28 Last day to drop a first quad class or semester-long class with no financial penalty. 
Aug 28 Last day to drop a Directed Study class no financial penalty. 
Sept 4 Verification of first quad and semester-long class rosters due to Registrar.
Sept 7  Labor Day.
Sept 8 Course offerings for Spring, 2021 due from Chairs to Registrar. 
Sept 11  Last day to drop a first quad class with no academic penalty. 
Sept 30 Semester progress reports for all semester-long undergraduate courses due to Registrar. 
Oct 9 First Quad ends. 
Oct 10  Commencement activities honoring degree recipients from May and August, 2020.
Oct 12  Second Quad begins. 
Oct 12 Spring, 2021 course schedule available. Advising begins. 
Oct 15 Insignis Senior registration for Spring, 2021 begins.
Oct 16  Last day to add a second quad class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
Oct 16 Last day to drop a semester-long class with no academic penalty. 
Oct 16 Senior, CE, and graduate student registration for Spring, 2021 begins.
Oct 17 First Quad final grades due to Registrar by 4pm. 
Oct 20 Insignis Junior registration for Spring, 2021 begins.
Oct 21  Junior registration for Spring, 2021 begins.
Oct 23  Last day to drop a second quad class with no financial penalty.
Oct 27 Insignis Sophomore registration for Spring, 2021 begins.
Oct 28 Sophomore registration for Spring, 2021 begins. 
Oct 30 Verification of second quad class rosters due to Registrar. 
Nov 3 Insignis First-Year registration for Spring, 2021 begins. 
Nov 4 First-Year registration for Spring, 2021 begins. 
Nov 6  Last day to drop a second quad class with no academic penalty. 
Nov 23 - 29  Thanksgiving Break. No classes.
Nov 30 – Dec 4 Virtual Assessment Week. Any synchronous meetings follow the usual class meeting schedule.
Dec 4 Second Quad ends. 
Dec 11 Final grades due to Registrar by 4pm. 

Spring 2021

Directed Study Dates: 1/15 and 1/16; 2/5 and 2/6; 2/26 and 2/27; 3/19 and 3/20; 4/9 and 4/10.

Jan 11 Classes begin.
Jan 15 Last day to add a third quad or semester-long class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmaster courses in order to enroll.
Jan 18 Daytime classes are cancelled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance activities. Evening classes meet beginning at 6pm.
Jan 22 Last day to drop a third quad or semester-long class with no financial penalty
Jan 22 Last day to drop a Directed Study class with no financial penalty
Jan 29 Verification of third quad and semester-long class rosters due to Registrar.
Feb 5 Last day to drop a third quad class with no academic penalty.
Feb 26 Semester progress reports for all semester-long undergraduate courses due to Registrar.
Mar 5 Third Quad ends.
Mar 6 - 14 Spring Break.
Mar 10 Third quad final grades due to Registrar.
Mar 15 Classes resume. Fourth quad begins.
Mar 19 Last day to add a fourth quad class. Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmaster courses in order to enroll.
Mar 19 Last day to drop a semester-long class with no academic penalty.
Mar 26 Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no financial penalty.
Apr 1 Verification of fourth quad class rosters due to Registrar.
Apr 1 Easter vacation begins after the last class.
Apr 5 Classes resume at 6:00pm.
Apr 9 Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no academic penalty.
Apr 29 - May 5 Final examinations according to posted schedule.
May 5 Fourth Quad ends.
May 8 Baccalaureate Mass & Commencement.
May 12 Grades due in Registrar’s Office.

Summer 2021

May 17 Classes begin.
May 17 - July 9 8-Week Summer Session.
May 17 - July 23 10-Week Summer Session.
May 28 Last day to drop 8-week & 10-week courses with no financial penalty.
June 11 Last day to drop 8-week courses with no academic penalty.
June 18 Last day to drop 10-week courses with no academic penalty.