Academic Calendars | Albright College

Academic Calendars

2021 Summer Sessions 
First Session (5 Weeks)
First Session Classes BeginWednesday, June 2
First Session Classes EndWednesday, June 30
First Session Final ExamsThursday, July 1
Second Session (5 Weeks)
Second Session Classes BeginWednesday, July 7
Second Session Classes EndWednesday, August 4
Second Session Final ExamsThursday, August 5
2021 Fall Semester
Classes BeginMonday, August 30
Labor Day (Classes Held)Monday, September 6
Mid-TermFriday, October 15
Fall BreakMonday, October 18 – Tuesday, October 19
Classes ResumeWednesday, October 20
Thanksgiving Vacation

(Begins at the end of all classes on Tuesday, November 23)

Wednesday, November 24- Sunday, November 28
Classes ResumeMonday, November 29
Classes EndFriday, December 10
Final ExamsMonday, December 13 – Friday, December 17
2022 Interim 
Classes BeginMonday, January 3
Classes EndThursday, January 20
Final ExamsFriday, January 21
Make-Up Day for Final ExamsSaturday, January 22
2022 Spring Semester
Classes BeginMonday, January 24
Mid-TermFriday, March 11
Spring Break

(Begins at end of all classes on Friday, March 11)

Saturday, March 12 – Sunday, March 20
Classes ResumeMonday, March 21
Last Day of ClassesFriday, May 6
Final ExamsMon, May 9; Tue, May 10; Wed, May 11; Thu, May 12; Fri, May 13;
CommencementSaturday, May 14

DRAFT 4/18/2018

2020 Summer Sessions 
First Session (5 Weeks)
First Session Classes BeginWednesday, May 27
First Session Classes EndThursday, June 25
First Session Final ExamsFriday, June 26
Second Session (5 Weeks)
Second Session Classes BeginMonday, June 29
Independence Day Holiday-No ClassesFriday, July 3
Second Session Classes EndTuesday, July 28
Second Session Final ExamsWednesday, July 29
2020 Fall Semester
Fall Session 1
(August 17-October 6)
Classes beginMonday, August 17
Last day to register, add, or change coursesWednesday, August 19
Last day to drop a course without W gradeFriday, August 21
Last day to change audit-credit statusFriday, August 21
Quality/Non-quality election periodWed-Fri, August 26-28
MidtermWednesday, September 9
Midterm grades dueSunday, September 13
Last day to withdraw with a W gradeWednesday, September 16
Last day to withdraw with a W or WF
(At instructor’s discretion. After this date, automatic WF – counts as F in GPA)
Wednesday, September 23
Classes endFriday, October 2
Final ExamsMon & Tue, October 5 & 6
Last day to request an incompleteFriday, October 16
Grades due in Self ServiceSunday, October 18
Last day to reverse Q/NQ electionThursday, November 5
Last day to resolve a Fall 2020 incompleteTuesday, March 16, 2021
Fall Session 2
(October 7-December 2)
Classes beginWednesday, October 7
Last day to register, add, or change coursesFriday, October 9
Last day to drop a course without W gradeTuesday, October 13
Last day to change audit-credit statusTuesday, October 13
Quality/Non-quality election periodFri-Tue, October 16-20
MidtermFriday, October 30
Midterm grades dueTuesday, November 3
Last day to withdraw with a W gradeFriday, November 6
Last day to withdraw with a W or WF
(At instructor’s discretion. After this date, automatic WF – counts as F in GPA)
Friday, November 13
Classes endTuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving VacationWednesday – Sunday, November 25-29
Reading Day (no classes)Monday, November 30
Final ExamsTues & Wed, Dec 1 & 2
Last day to request an incompleteFriday, December 11
Grades due in Self ServiceSunday, December 13
Last day to reverse Q/NQ electionMonday, January 4, 2021
Last day to resolve a Fall 2020 incompleteTuesday, March 16, 2021
2021 Interim Semester
Classes BeginMonday, January 4
Last day to register, add, or change coursesWednesday, January 6
Last day to drop a course without W gradeFriday, January 8
Last day to change audit-credit statusFriday, January 8
Quality/Non-quality election periodTues-Thurs, January 12-14
MidtermFriday, January 22
Midterm grades dueTuesday, January 26
Last day to withdraw with a W gradeFriday, January 29
Last day to withdraw with a W or WF
(At instructor’s discretion. After this date, automatic WF – counts as F in GPA)
Friday, February 5
Classes EndThursday, February 11
Final ExamsFriday, February 12
Last day to request an incompleteFriday, February 19
Grades due in Self ServiceSunday, February 21
Last day to reverse Q/NQ electionMonday, March 8
Last day to resolve an Interim 2021 incompleteTuesday, March 16
2021 Spring Semester
Spring Session 1
(February 15-April 6)
Classes beginMonday, February 15
Last day to register, add, or change coursesWednesday, February 17
Last day to drop a course without W gradeFriday, February 19
Last day to change audit-credit statusFriday, February 19
Quality/Non-quality election periodWed-Fri, February 24-26
Spring Breather Day (no classes)Wednesday, March 3
MidtermWednesday, March 10
Midterm grades dueSunday, March 14
Last day to withdraw with a W grade
(new policy starting Spring 2021)
Friday, March 26
Classes endFriday, April 2
Final ExamsMon & Tue, April 5 & 6
Last day to request an incompleteFriday, April 16
Grades due in Self ServiceSunday, April 18
Last day to reverse Q/NQ electionThursday, May 6
Last day to resolve a Spring 2021 incompleteTuesday, September 28
Celebrating Albright’s Diversity Day (no classes)Wednesday, April 7
Spring Session 2
(April 8-May 28)
Classes beginThursday, April 8
Last day to register, add, or change coursesMonday, April 12
Last day to drop a course without W gradeWednesday, April 14
Last day to change audit-credit statusWednesday, April 14
Quality/Non-quality election periodMon-Wed, April 19-21
MidtermMonday, May 3
Midterm grades dueWednesday, May 5
Spring Breather Day (no classes)Tuesday, May 11
Last day to withdraw with a W grade
(new policy starting Spring 2021)
Wednesday, May 19
Classes endWednesday, May 26
Final ExamsThurs & Fri, May 27 & 28
Last day to request an incompleteFriday, June 4
Grades due in Self ServiceSunday, June 6
Last day to reverse Q/NQ electionMonday, June 28
Last day to resolve a Spring 2021 incompleteTuesday, September 28

DRAFT 4/3/2018
Approved by EPC 4/18/2018

Fall 2020 revised 6/3/2020

2019 Summer Sessions 
First Session (5 Weeks)
First Session Classes BeginWednesday, May 29
First Session Classes EndThursday, June 27
First Session Final ExamsFriday, June 28
Second Session (5 Weeks)
Second Session Classes BeginMonday, July 1
Independence Day Holiday-No ClassesThursday, July 4 & Friday, July 5
Second Session Classes EndWednesday, July 31
Second Session Final ExamsThursday, August 1
2019 Fall Semester
Classes BeginMonday, August 26
Labor Day (Classes Held)Monday, September 2
Mid-TermFriday, October 11
Fall BreakMonday, October 14-Tuesday, October 15
Classes ResumeWednesday, October 16
Thanksgiving Vacation

(Begins at the end of all classes on Tuesday, November 26)

Wednesday, November 27- Sunday, December 1
Classes ResumeMonday, December 2
Classes EndFriday, December 6
Final ExamsMonday, December 9 – Friday, December 13
2020 Interim 
Classes BeginThursday, January 2
Classes EndWednesday, January 22
Final ExamsThursday, January 23
Make-Up Day for Final ExamsFriday, January 24
2020 Spring Semester
Classes BeginMonday, January 27
Mid-TermFriday, March 13
Spring Break

(Begins at end of all classes on Friday, March 13)

Saturday, March 14 – Sunday, March 22
Classes ResumeMonday, March 23
Good Friday (Classes Held)Friday, April 10
Last Day of ClassesFriday, May 8
Final ExamsMon, May 11; Tue, May 12; Wed, May 13; Thurs, May 14; Fri, May 15
CommencementSunday, May 17

DRAFT3/22/2018
Approved by EPC 4/18/2018

2018 Summer Sessions
First Session (5 Weeks)
First Session Classes BeginTuesday, May 29
First Session Classes EndThursday, June 28
First Session Final ExamsFriday, June 29
Second Session (4 Weeks)
Second Session Classes BeginMonday, July 9
Second Session Classes EndThursday, August 2
Second Session Final ExamsFriday, August 3
2018 Fall Semester
Classes BeginMonday, August 27
Labor Day (Classes Held)Monday, September 3
Mid-TermFriday, October 12
Fall BreakMonday, October 15- Tuesday, October 16
Classes ResumeWednesday, October 17
Thanksgiving Vacation

(Begins at the end of all classes on Tuesday, November 20)

Wednesday, November 21- Sunday, November 25
Classes EndFriday, December 7
Final ExamsMonday, December 10 – Friday, December 14
Last Day of SemesterFriday, December 14
2019 Interim
Classes BeginWednesday, January 2
Classes EndMonday, January 21
Final ExamsTuesday, January 22
Make-Up Day for Final ExamsWednesday, January 23
2019 Spring Semester
Classes BeginThursday, January 24
Mid-TermThursday, March 14
Spring Break

(Begins at end of all classes on Friday, March 15)

Saturday, March 16 – Sunday March 24
Classes ResumeMonday, March 25
Good Friday-No ClassesFriday, April 19
Classes ResumeMonday, April 22
Last Day of Classes-Friday Class ScheduleThursday May 9 (Friday classes)
Final ExamsFri, May 10; Sat. May 11,Mon, May 13; Tues, May 14, Wed May 15
Last Day of SemesterWednesday, May 15
CommencementSaturday, May 18

DRAFT3/8/2016
APPROVED 5/2016
Revised 3/21/2017

2017 Summer Sessions 
First Session Classes BeginTuesday, May 30
First Session Classes EndWednesday, June 28
First Session Final ExamsThursday, June 29
Second Session Classes BeginWednesday, July 5
Second Session Classes EndThursday, August 3
Second Session Final ExamsFriday, August 4
2017 Fall Semester
Classes BeginMonday, August 28
Labor Day (Classes Held)Monday, September 4
Mid-TermFriday, October 13
Fall BreakMonday, October 16- Tuesday, October 17
Classes ResumeWednesday, October 18
Thanksgiving Vacation

(Begins at the end of all classes on Tuesday, November 21)

Wednesday, November 22- Sunday, November 26
Classes ResumeMonday, November 27
Classes EndFriday, December 8
Final ExamsMonday, December 11 – Friday, December 15
Last Day of SemesterFriday, December 15
2018 Interim  
Classes BeginTuesday, January 2
Classes EndThursday, January 18
Final ExamsFriday, January 19
2018 Spring Semester
Classes BeginMonday, January 22
Mid-TermFriday, March 9
Spring Break

(Begins at end of all classes on Friday, March 9)

Saturday, March 10-Sunday, March 18
Classes ResumeMonday, March 19
Good Friday-No ClassesFriday, March 30
Classes ResumeMonday, April 2
Last Day of Classes-Wednesday Class ScheduleMonday, May 7
Reading DayTuesday, May 8
Final ExamsWed, May 9; Thurs, May 10; Fri, May 11; Mon, May 14; Tues, May 15
CommencementSaturday, May 19

DRAFT  9/23/2014
APPROVED 11/1/14
Revised 3/21/2017
Revised 6/21/2017
Revised 4/6/2018