Academic Calendar

Gwynedd Mercy University - Gwynedd Valley Campus

2020-2021 Academic Calendars

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

Spring 2020 (January 9 - May 6)

January

6 Mon Begin Accelerated Session III (1/6-2/25)*
8 Wed End Drop/Add – Accelerated Session III*
9 Thurs Regular Spring Classes begin
15 Wed GRADUATION – NO CEREMONY
15 Wed End Drop/Add – Regular Spring Semester Classes

February

11 Tue Last Day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session III*
25 Tue End Accelerated Session III*

March

2-6 Mon-Fri SPRING BREAK-NO CLASSES
9 Mon Begin Accelerated Session IV (3/9-4/30)*
11 Wed End Drop/Add Accelerated Session IV*
30 Mon Begin Online Registration – Summer/Fall 2020

April

3 Fri Last Day to Withdraw – Regular Spring Semester
9-13 Thu-Mon EASTER HOLIDAY – NO CLASSES
15 Wed Last day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session IV*
27  Mon Last Day of Class – Regular Spring Semester
4/28-5/2 Tue-Sat FINAL EXAMS
30 Thu End Accelerated Session IV*

May

2 Sat End of Spring 2020 Regular Session Classes
9 Sat GRADUATION CEREMONY

Summer 2020 (May 4 - August 14)

May

4 Mon Summer Classes Begin
8 Fri Last Day to Drop/Add Summer Classes
25 Mon MEMORIAL DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED

July

3 Fri INDEPENDENCE DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
17 Fri Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Classes

August

14 Fri Summer Classes End

Summer I 2020 (May 11 - June 22)

May

11 Mon Summer I Classes Begin
14 Thu Last Day to Drop/Add Summer I Classes
25 Mon MEMORIAL DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED

June

5 Fri Deadline for August 2020 Graduation Applications
8 Mon Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Classes
22 Mon Summer I Classes End

 

Summer II 2020 (June 26 - August 7)

June

26 Fri Summer II Classes Begin

July

1 Wed Last Day to Drop/Add Summer II Classes
3 Fri INDEPENDENCE DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
24 Fri Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II Classes

August

7 Fri Summer II Classes End
15 Sat Graduation - No Ceremony

 

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 January 2021 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

9 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
18 Fri Deadline for Graduation applications - May 2021
19 Sat End of Fall 2020 Semester

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
15 Wed GRADUATION – NO CEREMONY

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*
8-12 Mon-Fri SPRING BREAK-NO CLASSES
22 Mon Begin Online Registration – Summer/Fall 2020
31 Wed Last Day to Withdraw – Regular Spring Semester

April

1- 5 Thu-Mon EASTER HOLIDAY – NO CLASSES
15 Thu Last day to Withdraw – Accelerated Session IV*
26 Mon Last Day to Withdraw – 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

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

 

*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.