Academic Calendars

Speech@Emerson 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Summer 2020

Date Activity
April 13 Faculty receive LMS access
April 27 Students receive LMS access
May 11 Term Begins
May 17 Last day to add or drop courses
May 18 Course Withdrawal period begins
May 25 Memorial Day (Administrative offices closed)
June 22 Course evaluations open for the First Seven-Week Sessions (Foundational Courses)
June 28 First 7-week session ends 
June 29 Second 7-week session begins
July 3 Independence Day Observed (Administrative offices closed)
July 6 Grades due for first seven-week courses due at 12:00 Noon (ET)
July 13

Registration open for Fall 2020

Course evaluations close for First 7-week session 

July 31 Last day to withdraw for course with a WP/WF; must submit completed course withdrawal form to the Registrar's office by 5:00pm (EDT)
August 16 Course evaluations open for Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses
August 20 - 23 Immersion I & II Weekend
August 23 Last Day of Classes
August 27 Final Grades due for Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses
August 31 Course evaluations close for the Second-week session and full-term graduate courses
September 13 Registration closed for Fall semester

Fall 2020

Date Activity
August 10 Faculty receive 2EC (learning management system) access
August 24 Students receive LMS access
September 7 Term Begins
September 13 Last day to add or drop courses
September 14 Course Withdrawal period begins
October 12

Course evaluations open for First Seven-week session (Foundational courses)

Indigenous People's Day (Administrative Offices Closed)

October 25 First 7-week session ends
October 26 Second 7-week session begins
November 2

Course evaluations closed for First 7-week session

Grades due for first seven-week courses due at 12:00 Noon (ET)

November 11 Veterans Day Observed (Administrative Offices Closed)
November 16

Registration Opens for Spring 2021

November 18 Last day to withdraw for courses with a WP/WF; must submit completed course withdrawal form to the Registrar's office by 5:00pm (EDT)
November 26 - 27 Thanksgiving (Administrative Offices Closed)
December 14 Course evaluations open for Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses
December 17 - 20 Immersion I & II Weekend
December 20 Last Day of Classes
December 24 Final Grades due for Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses
December 24 - January 3 Winter Break (Administrative Offices Closed)
December 28 Course evaluations close for the Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses
January 17 Registration closes for Spring semester

Spring 2021

Date Activity
December 14 Faculty receive 2EC (learning management system) access
December 28 Students receive LMS access
January 11 Term Begins
January 17 Last day to add or drop courses
January 18

Course Withdrawal period begins

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Administrative Offices Closed)

February 15 Presidents' Day (Administrative Offices Closed)
February 25 Course evaluations open for the First Seven-Week Sessions (Foundational Courses)
February 28 First 7-week session ends 
March 1 Course evaluations closed for First 7-week session
March 7 Grades due for first seven-week courses due at 12:00 Noon (ET)
March 15

Registration Opens for Spring 2021

Course evaluations close for First 7-week session 

TBD Last day to withdraw for courses with a WP/WF; must submit completed course withdrawal form to the Registrar's office by 5:00pm (EDT)
April 19

Patriots Day (Administrative Offices Closed- MA Only)

Course evaluations open for Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses

April 22 - 25 Immersion I & II Weekend
April 25 Last Day of Classes
April 29 Final Grades due for Second 7-week session and full-term graduate courses
May 3 Course evaluations close for the Second-week session and full-term graduate courses
May 16 Registration closed for Summer semester