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.

  • Graduate Pathways to Success Program

    Monday, August 17, 2020

  • Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin.

    Monday, August 24, 2020

  • Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Aug 24 – Oct 10)

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020

  • Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 24 – Dec 12)

    Friday, August 28, 2020

  • Labor Day — classes will be held. On-ground instruction begins by this date.

    Monday, September 7, 2020

  • Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Aug 24 – Oct 10) with a grade of W4

    Friday, September 18, 2020

  • Yom Kippur — university holiday; no classes

    Monday, September 28, 2020

  • Open House for prospective undergraduate students

    Sunday, October 4, 2020

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  • Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

    Monday, October 5, 2020 -
    Saturday, October 10, 2020

  • Alumni Weekend

    Friday, October 9, 2020 -
    Saturday, October 10, 2020

  • Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Aug 24 – Oct 10)

    Saturday, October 10, 2020

  • Parents and Family Weekend

    Friday, October 16, 2020 -
    Sunday, October 18, 2020

  • Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (Oct 19 – Dec 12)

    Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week online courses (Oct 19 - Dec 12)

    Tuesday, October 20, 2020

  • Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

    Wednesday, October 21, 2020

  • Open House for prospective undergraduate students

    Sunday, October 25, 2020

  • Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 24 – Dec 12) with a grade of W

    Friday, October 30, 2020

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  • Open House for prospective undergraduate students

    Sunday, November 8, 2020

  • Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (Oct 19 – Dec 12) with a grade of W

    Friday, November 13, 2020

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  • Classes will be held

    Monday, November 23, 2020 -
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

  • Students depart for Thanksgiving break and do not return to campus for the remainder of the term

    Tuesday, November 24, 2020

  • No classes

    Wednesday, November 25, 2020 -
    Saturday, November 28, 2020

  • University closed

    Thursday, November 26, 2020 -
    Friday, November 27, 2020

  • Classes resume and are delivered online only

    Monday, November 30, 2020

  • Undergraduate and graduate classes, which are normally delivered on ground, end

    Saturday, December 5, 2020

  • Final examination period — online exams for undergraduate and graduate classes that are normally delivered on ground

    Monday, December 7, 2020 -
    Thursday, December 10, 2020

  • Online classes end

    Saturday, December 12, 2020

  • Final grades due

    Monday, December 14, 2020

  • University closed for Winter Break

    Saturday, December 19, 2020 -
    Friday, January 1, 2021

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