Academic Calendar

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Download a printable version of the 2019-20 academic calendar, or view the three-year academic calendar.

January 2020

2 Fall Semester Final Grades Due (noon)
17 Faculty Workshop
18 New Student Welcome Day/Orientation
19 Returning Students Arrive
20 Spring Semester Classes Begin
(Add/Drop Period: Jan. 20-31)
25 Central College Scholar Day
31 Last Day to Drop or Add a Course



1 Central College Scholar Day



13 Midterm
16-20 Spring Break (Mon.-Sun.)
17 Midterm Grades Due (noon)
23 Classes Resume
Fall 2020 Advising Begins



6 Fall 2020 Registration Begins
9 Last Day to Withdraw From a Course
10-13 Easter Break
14 Classes Resume (Tues.)
24-25 Board of Trustees Meeting



7-9 Tulip Time
8 Last day of Spring Semester Courses
Last day to add Summer 2020 Independent Coursework
11 College-Wide Study Day
12-14 Final Exams
15 Senior Grades Due (noon)
Residence Halls Closed
16 Baccalaureate/Commencement
19 Final Grades Due (noon)



1 Summer 5- and 10-Week Classes Begin
3 Last Day to Drop or Add a 5-Week Class
10 Last Day to Drop or Add a 10-Week Class
24 Last Day to Withdraw from a 5-Week Class



15 Last Day to Withdraw from a 10-week Class

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