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Registrar at Aquinas College

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

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 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. 

Winter 2020

Nov 2 Registration begins.
Dec 7 Online classes begin.
Dec 11 Last day to add a class.
Dec 11 Last day to drop a class with no financial penalty. 
Dec 18 Last day to drop a class with no academic penalty.
Jan 8 Online classes end.
Jan 13 Grades due in the Registrar's Office by 4pm.

Spring, 2021 

Directed Study Dates:  1/22 and 1/23; 2/5 and 2/6; 2/26 and 2/27; 3/19 and 3/20; 4/9 and 4/10. 

Jan 18 Classes begin.  Daytime classes are cancelled for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observance activities.  Evening classes meet beginning at 6pm. 
Jan 19 All daytime classes begin. 
Jan 22 Last day to add a third quad or semester-long class.  Attendance is required in the first week of all 8-week quadmester courses in order to enroll.
Jan 29  Last day to drop a third quad or semester-long class with no financial penalty.
Jan 29 Last day to drop a Directed Study class with no financial penalty.
Feb 5  Verification of third quad and semester-long class rosters due to Registrar. 
Feb 12  Last day to drop a third quad class with no academic penalty.
Mar 5  Semester progress reports for all semester-long undergraduate courses due to Registrar.
Mar 12 Third Quad ends. 
Mar 15 Fourth quad begins. 
Mar 17  Third quad final grades due to Registrar by 4pm. 
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 by 4pm. 

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.