Quinnipiac University
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2020-21

Academic Calendar

Stay up to date on undergraduate and graduate classes and academic events at Quinnipiac University using the Academic Calendar.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day — university holiday; no classes

    Monday, January 18, 2021

  • New undergraduate student orientation

    Friday, January 22, 2021

  • Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin. All classes will be delivered via online instruction for the first week.

    Monday, January 25, 2021

  • Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (January 25 - March 13)

    Tuesday, January 26, 2021

  • Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (January 25 - May 8)

    Friday, January 29, 2021

  • In-person instruction begins for all students

    Monday, February 1, 2021

  • Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Jan 25 – March 13) with a grade of W

    Friday, February 19, 2021

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  • Virtual Open House for prospective undergraduate students

    Sunday, February 28, 2021

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  • Midterm examination period for 100-level courses; March 8, 10-13 (Mon, Wed-Sat)

    Monday, March 8, 2021 -
    Saturday, March 13, 2021

  • Self-care day. University open, but no classes.

    Tuesday, March 9, 2021

  • Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Jan 25 – March 13)

    Saturday, March 13, 2021

  • Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (March 15 – May 1)

    Monday, March 15, 2021

  • Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week online courses (March 15 –May 1)

    Tuesday, March 16, 2021

  • Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

    Wednesday, March 17, 2021

  • Virtual Admitted Student Experience

    Saturday, March 20, 2021

  • Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 25 –May 8) with a grade of W

    Friday, March 26, 2021

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  • Good Friday — university holiday; no classes

    Friday, April 2, 2021

  • Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (March 15 – May 1) with a grade of W

    Friday, April 9, 2021

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  • Self-Care Day; Bobcat Day; University open, but no classes.

    Wednesday, April 21, 2021

  • Undergraduate and graduate classes end; online classes end

    Saturday, May 1, 2021

  • Study Day with no final exams, no classes; University open

    Monday, May 3, 2021

  • Final examination period — undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021 -
    Saturday, May 8, 2021

  • Class of 2021 Commencement

    Saturday, May 8, 2021 -
    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    Learn more about Class of 2021 Commencement
  • Final grades due

    Monday, May 10, 2021

  • Class of 2020 Commencement

    Saturday, May 15, 2021

    Learn more about Class of 2020 Commencement

*The university reserves the right to revise this calendar for any reason, including, but not limited to, state or changing health conditions.