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. 

A tentative 2021-2022 calendar has not yet been established.  This page will be updated when a tentative calendar is available.

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

Semester 3 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
Friday, June 4 Last Day of First 5 Week Mini Session
Monday, June 7 First Day of Classes - second 5 week mini session
Friday, June 25 through Sunday, June 27 Canaras Planning Retreat for the Board of Trustees
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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