Fall 2021 Academic Calendar

Subject to change

 

Summer, TBD

New student placement exams, registration appointments, self-guided orientation activities (online)

August 13

Resident Coordinators (RCs) move in

August 14–19

Residence Life RC Training/Building prep

August 19

Orientation leaders move in

August 20

New and second-year students move in (10 a.m.–6 p.m.)

August 20–21

New international student orientation

August 20–22

Residence Life Lenfest Hall welcome programming

August 22–27

All new student orientation

August 26

Returning students move in

August 27

Faculty in-service day

August 29

Returning student orientation

August 30

Fall semester begins

September 6

Labor Day holiday; no classes

September 14

Last day to add classes

September 27

Last day to drop classes

November 22–28

Fall break/Thanksgiving vacation; no classes

November 29

Classes resume

December 10

Holiday party (7 p.m.)

December 12

Reading Day (no classes or applied music)

December 13–15

Exam Period (no applied music)

December 15

Fall semester ends (6 p.m. ET)

December 16

Lenfest Hall closes for winter vacation (5 p.m. ET)

December 16–January 9

Winter vacation

 

Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Subject to change

 

January 6

RCs move in/return for Winter Training/Building prep

January 7

Faculty in-service day

January 8

Lenfest Hall reopens, residents permitted to return/move in (5 p.m. ET)

January 9

Returning student orientation

January 10

Spring semester begins

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

January 24

Last day to add classes

February 7

Last day to drop classes

March 7–13

Spring vacation

March 14

Classes resume

April 25–29

Orchestra/opera week (no classes or applied music)

May 2

Classes and applied music resumes

May 9

Reading Day (no classes or applied music)

May 9

Graduating class dinner

May 10–12

Exam Period (no applied music)

May 12

Spring semester ends (6 p.m. ET)

May 13

Commencement rehearsal

May 14

Commencement (11 a.m. ET)