Academic Calendar

Gwynedd Mercy University - Gwynedd Valley Campus

2020-2021 Academic Calendars

Fall 2020
Spring 2021
Summer 2021
Summer I 2021
Summer II 2021

Fall 2020 (August 31 - December 19)

August

24 Mon Accelerated* Session I (8/24 - 10/14)
26 Wed Last Day to Drop/Add Accelerated* Session 1
29 Sat Saturday Classes Begin
31 Mon Regular Fall Classes Begin

September

1 Tue Deadline December 2020 Graduation Applications
7 Mon LABOR DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
8 Tue End of Drop/Add Fall Semester Regular Classes
30 Wed Last Day to Withdraw Accelerated* Session I

October

14 Wed End Accelerated* Session I
19-20 Mon/Tue FALL BREAK - NO CLASSES
21 Wed Accelerated* Session II (10/21 - 12/15)
23 Fri Last Day to Drop/Add Accelerated* Session II

November

16 Mon Begin Online Registration - Spring 2021
23 Mon Last Day to Withdraw - Regular Fall Semester
25-27 Wed/Thu/Fri THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED

December

1 Tue Last Day to Withdraw Accelerated* Session II
14 Mon Last Day of Classes - Regular Fall Semester
15 Tue End Accelerated* Session II
15-19 Tue-Sat FINAL EXAMS
19 Sat End of Fall 2020 Semester
31 Thurs GRADUATION - NO CEREMONY

 

*The term “Accelerated” does not include Accelerated BSN (ABSN) and School of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) schedules.  Please see your advisor for specific deadlines for ABSN and GPS.

Spring 2021 (January 7 - May 1)

January

4 Mon Begin Accelerated Session III (1/4-2/23)*
6 Wed End Drop/Add – Accelerated Session III*
7 Thurs Regular Spring Classes begin
13 Wed End Drop/Add – Regular Spring Semester Classes
25 Mon Deadline for Graduation applications - May 2021

February

9 Tue Last Day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session III*
23 Tue End Accelerated Session III*

March

1 Mon Begin Accelerated Session IV (3/1-4/29)*
3 Wed End Drop/Add Accelerated Session IV*
22 Mon Begin Online Registration – Summer/Fall 2020
3/26 - 4/5 Fri-Mon  EASTER/SPRING BREAK-NO CLASSES

April

7 Wed Last day to Withdraw – Regular Spring Semester
15 Thu Last day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session IV*
26 Mon Last Day of Class – Regular Spring Semester
4/27-5/1 Tue-Sat FINAL EXAMS
29 Thu End Accelerated Session IV*

May

1 Sat End of Spring 2021 Regular Session Classes
8 Sat GRADUATION CEREMONY

 

*The term “Accelerated” does not include Accelerated BSN (ABSN) and School of Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) schedules.  Please see your advisor for specific deadlines for ABSN and GPS.

Summer 2021 (May 3 - August 13)

May

3 Mon Summer Classes Begin
7 Fri Last Day to Drop/Add Summer Classes
31 Mon MEMORIAL DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED

July

5 Mon INDEPENDENCE DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
19 Mon Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Classes

August

13 Fri Summer Classes End

Summer I 2021 (May 10 - June 21)

May

10 Mon Summer I Classes Begin
13 Thu Last Day to Drop/Add Summer I Classes
31 Mon MEMORIAL DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED

June

1 Tue Deadline for August 2021 Graduation Applications
7 Mon Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Classes
21 Mon Summer I Classes End

 

Summer II 2021 (June 28 - August 16)

June

28 Mon Summer II Classes Begin

July

1 Thu Last Day to Drop/Add Summer II Classes
6 Mon INDEPENDENCE DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
26 Mon Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II Classes

August

9 Mon Summer II Classes End
16 Mon Graduation - No Ceremony