Registrar at Aquinas College

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall 2020

Directed Study Dates: 8/23 & 24, 9/13 & 14, 10/4 & 5, 10/25 & 26, 11/15 & 16

Aug. 26 FYE/1st Quad Begins 6pm
Aug. 26 Last day to add a first quad class
Aug. 27 Day Classes Begin
Sept. 4 Last day to add a semester-long class
Sept. 4 Last day to drop a first quad class or semester-long class with no financial penalty
Sept. 4 Last day to drop a Directed Study class no financial penalty
Sept. 7 Labor Day
Sept. 18 Last day to drop a first quad class with no academic penalty
Oct. 16 First Quad ends
Oct. 17-25 Mid-Term Break
Oct. 26 Classes Resume
Oct. 26 Last day to add a second quad class
Oct. 30 Last day to drop a semester-long class with no academic penalty
Nov. 6 Last day to drop a second quad class with no financial penalty
Nov. 20 Last day to drop a second quad class with no academic penalty
Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 30 Classes Resume
Dec. 14-18 Final examinations according to posted schedule
Dec. 18 Second Quad ends
Dec. 23 Grades due in Registrar's Office

Spring 2021

Directed Study Dates: 1/15 & 16, 2/5 & 6, 2/26 & 27, 3/19 & 20, 4/9 &10

Jan. 11 Classes begin
Jan. 11 Last day to add a third quad class
Jan. 15 Last day to add a semester or third quad class
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
Feb. 5 Last day to drop a third quad class with no academic penalty
Mar. 5 Third Quad ends
Mar. 6-14 Mid Term Break
Mar. 15 Classes resume - Fourth quad begins
Mar. 15 Last day to add a fourth quad class
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 Easter vacation begins after the last class
Apr. 9 Last day to drop a fourth quad class with no academic penalty
Apr. 6 Classes resume at 6:00 pm
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 w/o financial penalty
June 11 Last day to drop 8-week w/o academic penalty
June 18 Last day to drop 10-week w/o academic penalty