Key Dates from the Academic Calendar


2020-2021 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

Please see the Temporary Adjustments to Policy on Grading for Undergraduate Courses for Spring 2020

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This page was modified on 12 June 2020.
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U.S. Campuses

Summer Term 2020

  • May 11-29: May term
  • May 25: First 5-week session begins
  • May 25: Memorial Day*
  • June 1: Summer session begins
  • June 26: First 5-week session ends
  • June 29: Second 5-week session begins
  • July 3: Independence Day Holiday*
  • July 24: Summer session ends
  • July 31: Second 5-week session ends
  • Aug. 1: Summer Graduation Date

 

Fall 2020

  • Aug. 24: Fall Semester classes start
  • Aug. 24: Fall 1 classes start
  • Sep. 7: Labor Day Holiday*
  • Oct. 16: Fall 1 classes end
  • Oct. 19: Fall 2 classes start
  • Nov. 26-27: Thanksgiving Break*
  • Dec. 11: Fall 2 classes end
  • Dec. 11: Fall Semester classes end
  • Dec. 19: Fall Graduation Date

 

Spring 2021

  • Jan. 11: Spring Semester classes start
  • Jan. 11: Spring 1 classes start
  • Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day*
  • March 5: Spring 1 classes end
  • March 8-12: Spring Break
  • March 15: Spring 2 classes start
  • May 7: Spring Semester classes end
  • May 7: Spring 2 classes end
  • May 8: Commencement Ceremony
  • May 15: Spring Graduation Date

 

International Campuses

Summer 2020

  • Athens: May 25 - June 19 (Summer 1); June 22 - July 17 (Summer 2); July 20 - Aug. 24 (Summer 3)
  • Geneva: May 18 - July 10
  • Ghana: June 1 - July 24
  • Leiden: May 25 - July 19
  • Thailand: June 1 - July 24
  • Uzbekistan: June 1 - July 24
  • Vienna: May 11 - May 29 (3-week Summer); May 25 - June 26 (5-week Summer); June 1 - July 24 (8-week Summer)

 

Fall 2020

Fall 1 Session

  • Athens: August 24 - October 16
  • Geneva: August 24 - October 16
  • Ghana: August 24 - October 16
  • Leiden: August 24 - October 16
  • Thailand: August 24 - October 16
  • Uzbekistan: August 24 - October 16
  • Vienna: August 24 - October 16

 

Fall Semester

  • Athens: August 24 - December 18
  • Geneva: August 24 - December 11
  • Ghana: August 24 - December 11
  • Leiden: August 24 - December 11
  • Thailand: August 24 - December 18
  • Uzbekistan: August 24 - December 11
  • Vienna: August 24 - December 18

 

Fall 2 Session

  • Athens: October 26 - December 18
  • Geneva: October 19 - December 11
  • Ghana: October 19 - December 11
  • Leiden: October 19 - December 11
  • Thailand: October 26 - December 18
  • Uzbekistan: October 19 - December 11
  • Vienna: October 26 - December 18

 

Spring 2021

Spring 1 Session

  • Athens: January 11 - March 5
  • Geneva: January 11 - March 5
  • Ghana: January 11 - March 5
  • Leiden: January 11 - March 5
  • Thailand: January 11 - March 5
  • Uzbekistan: January 11 - March 5
  • Vienna: January 11 - March 5

 

Spring Semester

  • Athens: January 11 - April 29
  • Geneva: January 11 - May 7
  • Ghana: January 11 - May 7
  • Leiden: January 11 - May 7
  • Thailand: January 11 - May 7
  • Uzbekistan: January 11 - May 7
  • Vienna: January 11 - May 7

 

Spring 2 Session

  • Athens: March 8 - April 29
  • Geneva: March 15 - May 7
  • Ghana: March 15 - May 7
  • Leiden: March 15 - May 7
  • Thailand: March 15 - May 7
  • Uzbekistan: March 15 - May 7
  • Vienna: March 15 - May 7

 

 

Note: The actual class attendance dates and the holiday schedule listed may vary as required by campus location. Some classes do meet on University holidays. Students should check with their local campus for specific calendar information. The calendar is subject to change should circumstances warrant.

*Only U.S. on ground courses do not meet on these dates.

For more detailed information, including registration dates and drop and withdrawal deadlines, consult the full Academic Calendar at www.webster.edu/academics/academic-calendar.

This page was modified on 12 June 2020.
Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Addendum to view changes that were made.