Academic Calendar | St. Lawrence University

Academic Calendar

These calendars were last updated in February 2021, with information evolving as the University refines safety plans for COVID-19 response.  As decisions are made, this calendar will be updated. 

The University reserves the right to change this calendar and any dates within.  All dates should be considered tentative.

Spring: 2020-2021

Monday, January 4 First day of classes (begin remotely)
Thursday, February 18 through Saturday, February 20 Winter meeting of Board of Trustees
Friday, April 9 Last Day of Classes
Sunday, April 18 Commencement for the Class of 2021
Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 16 Finals week

Summer: 2020-2021

Monday, May 3 First Day of Classes - 10 week and first 5 week mini session
Thursday, May 20 through Saturday, May 22 Spring meeting of the Board of Trustees
June (TBD) A Virtual Reunion & Celebration for Every Laurentian
Friday, June 4 Last Day of First 5 Week Mini Session
Monday, June 7 First Day of Classes - second 5 week mini session
Thursday, June 24 through Saturday, June 26 Planning Retreat for the Board of Trustees
Friday, July 9 Last Day of Classes

Commencement for the Class of 2020

Sunday, August 1 Commencement for the Class of 2020

Fall: 2021-2022

Sunday, August 22 Matriculation
Wednesday, August 25 First day of classes
Wednesday, August 25 First day of graduate classes
Friday-Sunday, September 24-26 Laurentian Weekend
(A blend of Family Weekend and Homecoming)
Thursday-Friday, October 14-15 Mid-Semester Break
Thursday-Saturday, October 21-23 Fall meeting of Board of Trustees
5pm Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 28 Thanksgiving break
Thursday, December 9 Last day of classes
Friday, December 10 Reading Day/Winter Trustees update call
Sunday, December 12 through Friday, December 17 Finals week
December 18 - January 18 Winter break

Spring: 2021-2022

Wednesday, January 19 First day of classes
Thursday-Friday, Feb 10-11 Mid-Semester Break
Thursday–Saturday, February 24-26 Winter meeting of Board of Trustees
5 pm Friday, March 11- Sunday, March 20 Spring Break
Friday, April 29 Reading Day/Festival of Scholarship
Saturday, April 30 Moving Up Day
Thursday, May 5 Last Day of Classes
Monday, May 9 through Friday, May 13 Finals week
Thursday–Saturday, May 19-21 Spring Trustees Meeting
Sunday, May 22 Commencement
Thursday, June 2 - Sunday, June 5 Reunion
Friday – Sunday June 24 – 26 Canaras Trustees

Summer: 2022

Wed. June 1, 2022 through Friday, July 1, 2022. Summerterm

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