Academic Calendar | St. Lawrence University

Academic Calendar

These calendars were last updated in July 2020, with information evolving as the University refines safety plans for COVID-19 response.  As decisions are made, this calendar will be updated. St. Lawrence retains the right to alter these calendars due to unpredictable or extenuating circumstances.

Semester 1: 2020-2021

Wednesday, August 26 First day of classes
Monday, August 31 First day of graduate classes
Friday, October 16 through Saturday, October 17 Virtual Homecoming/Family Weekend
Thursday, October 22 through Saturday, October 24 Fall meeting of Board of Trustees
Wednesday, November 25 through Friday, November 27 Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 4 Last day of classes
Monday, December 7 through Friday, December 11 Finals week
December 12 through January 3 Winter break

Semester 2: 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
Monday, April 12 through Friday, April 16 Finals week
Sunday, April 25 Commencement for the Class of 2021
Thursday, May 20 through Saturday, May 22 Spring meeting of the Board of Trustees
Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27 Canaras Planning Retreat for the Board of Trustees

Semester 3 2020-2021

Monday, May 3 First Day of Classes - 10 week and first 5 week mini session
Friday, June 4 Last Day of First 5 Week Mini Session
Monday, June 7 First Day of Classes - second 5 week mini session
Friday, July 9 Last Day of Classes
Thursday, July 15 through Sunday, July 18 Reunion

Commencement for the Class of 2020

Sunday, August 1 Commencement for the Class of 2020

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