Academic Calendar

Gwynedd Mercy University - Gwynedd Valley Campus

2020-2021 Academic Calendars

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


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

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

 

*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
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

 

*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