2020-21 Academic Calendar | Webster University

2020-21 Academic Calendar

U.S. Campuses

Undergraduate

Graduate (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)

Graduate (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS/EdD; MFA/MM/MSN)


UNDERGRADUATE
Summer 2020
March 3 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes
March 16 Registration for Summer 2020 classes opens to new transfer students
May 11-May 29 May term
May 15 May term drop deadline
May 22 May term withdrawal deadline
May 25 Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
May 25 First 5-week session begins
May 29 First 5-week session drop deadline
May 29 May term classes end
May 29^ Final Day to register for Summer online classes
May 29 First Day to log into Summer online classes
June 1 Summer session begins
June 5 May term grades due from faculty
June 12 Summer session drop deadline (8-week session)
June 15 Summer session Petition to Graduate due
June 18 First 5-week session withdrawal deadline
June 26 First 5-week session ends
June 29 Second 5-week session begins
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
July 3 Second 5-week session drop deadline
July 3 First 5-week session grades due from faculty
July 10 Summer session withdrawal deadline (8-week session)
July 23 Second 5-week session withdrawal deadline
July 24 Summer session ends
July 31 Second 5-week session ends
July 31 Summer session grades due from faculty (8-week session)
Aug. 1 Summer Graduation Date*
Aug. 7 Second 5-week session grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE: If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Fall 2020
April 6 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 7 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 8 Full Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes
April 20 Registration for Fall 2020 classes opens to new transfer students
Aug. 21^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 24 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 24 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 4 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Oct. 2 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 9 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 19-23 Fall Break
Oct. 23^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 26 Fall 2 classes start
Nov. 2 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 3 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 4 Full Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Nov. 6 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 20 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 4 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 14-18 Final Exam Period
Dec. 18 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 18 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 19 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 9.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


UNDERGRADUATE
Spring 2021
Nov. 2 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Seniors
Nov. 3 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes for St. Louis-area Juniors
Nov. 4 Full Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Nov. 16 Registration for Spring 2021 classes opens to new transfer students
Jan. 8^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 8 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Jan. 22 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 19 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 1 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
March 2 Registration begins for Summer 2021 classes
March 5 Spring 1 classes end
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 12^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 12 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 12 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 15 Spring 2 classes start
March 26 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 5 Registration begins for Fall 2021 for St. Louis-area Seniors
April 6 Registration begins for Fall 2021 for St. Louis-area Juniors
April 7 Full Registration begins for Fall 2021 classes
April 9 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 23 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 7 Spring Semester/Spring 2 classes end
May 8 Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 15 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by March 1.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.

 

GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Summer 2020
March 5 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes**
May 22^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 22 First day to log into Summer online classes
May 25 Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
May 25 Summer session begins
June 5 Summer session drop deadline
June 15 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
July 3 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 24 Summer session ends
July 31 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 1 Summer Graduation Date*

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Fall 2020
April 13 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes**
Aug. 14 Fall 1 Petition to Graduate due
Aug. 14^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 14 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 17 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 28 Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Sept. 25 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 9 Fall 2 Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 16^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 16 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 17 Fall 1 Graduation Date
Oct. 19 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 23 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes**
Oct. 30 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Nov. 27 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 19 Fall 2 Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (MA/MS/MBA/MHA/MPA/DMgt)
Spring 2021
Oct. 26 Spring Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes**
Jan. 1^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 1 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 4 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 Petition to Graduate due
Jan. 15 Spring 1 drop deadline
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Feb. 12 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due (All participants in St. Louis Commencement)
Feb. 12 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 1 Spring 2 Petition to Graduate due
March 4 Registration begins for Summer 2021 classes**
March 5 Spring 1 classes end
March 6 Spring 1 Graduation Date
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 12^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 12 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 12 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 15 Spring 2 classes start
March 26 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 12 Registration begins for Fall 2021 classes**
April 23 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 8 Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring 2 classes end
May 15 Spring 2 Graduation Date*
May 21 Spring 2 grades due from faculty

**If you are registering for your last term, you should fill out a Petition to Graduate.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


 

GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Summer 2020
March 5 Registration begins for Summer 2020 classes
May 25 Memorial Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
May 29^ Final day to register for Summer online classes
May 29 First day to log into Summer online classes
June 1 Summer session begins
June 12 Summer session drop deadline
June 15 Summer Petition to Graduate forms due
July 3 U.S. Independence Day Observed (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
July 10 Summer session withdrawal deadline
July 24 Summer session ends
July 31 Final grades due from faculty
Aug. 1 Summer graduation date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the summer session, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by June 15.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Fall 2020
April 13 Registration begins for Fall 2020 classes
Aug. 21^ Final day to register for Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 21 First day to log into Fall 1 online classes
Aug. 24 Fall 1 classes start
Aug. 24 Fall Semester classes start
Sept. 4 Fall Semester/Fall 1 drop deadline
Sept. 7 Labor Day Holiday (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Oct. 2 Fall 1 withdrawal deadline
Oct. 7 Webster Works Worldwide
Oct. 9 Fall Semester Petition to Graduate due
Oct. 16 Fall 1 classes end
Oct. 19-23 Fall Break
Oct. 23^ Final day to register for Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 First day to log into Fall 2 online classes
Oct. 23 Fall 1 grades due from faculty
Oct. 26 Fall 2 classes start
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Nov. 6 Fall 2 drop deadline
Nov. 20 Fall Semester withdrawal deadline
Nov. 26-27 Thanksgiving Break (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Dec. 4 Fall 2 withdrawal deadline
Dec. 18 Fall 2 classes end
Dec. 18 Fall Semester classes end
Dec. 19 Fall Semester Graduation Date*
Dec. 31 Fall Semester/Fall 2 grades due from faculty

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Oct. 9.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.


GRADUATE (School of Education MA/MAT/MET/EdS; MFA/MM/MSN)
Spring 2021
Oct. 26 Registration begins for Spring 2021 classes
Jan. 8^ Final day to register for Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 8 First day to log into Spring 1 online classes
Jan. 11 Spring Semester classes start
Jan. 11 Spring 1 classes start
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (U.S. campuses closed, no classes)
Jan. 22 Spring Semester/Spring 1 drop deadline
Feb. 12 Spring Semester Petition to Graduate due
Feb. 19 Spring 1 withdrawal deadline
March 4 Registration begins for Summer 2021 classes
March 5 Spring 1 classes end
March 8-12 Spring Break
March 12^ Final day to register for Spring 2 online classes
March 12 First day to log into Spring 2 online classes
March 12 Spring 1 grades due from faculty
March 15 Spring 2 classes start
March 26 Spring 2 drop deadline
April 9 Spring Semester withdrawal deadline
April 12 Registration begins for Fall 2021 classes
April 23 Spring 2 withdrawal deadline
May 7 Spring 2 classes end
May 7 Spring Semester classes end
May 8 Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring Semester/Spring 2 grades due from faculty
May 15 Spring Graduation Date*

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are planning to graduate at the end of the semester, you should fill out and submit a Petition to Graduate by Feb. 12.

To participate in the May Commencement Ceremony, review the Steps to Graduation.

^Late registration is allowed during the first week for some online classes; contact the Online Learning Center for more information.

*Graduation Date is the official date of conferral that appears on the diploma.