Academic Calendar

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Belhaven University Academic Calendar - SUMMER SEMESTER 2021

SUMMER SEMESTER 2021

May 11 - Mon May term classes begin
May 11 – Mon Last day to add or drop a May-term course
May 18-22 – M-F Registration for Summer I and Summer II sessions
May 21 – Thurs May term classes end
May 22 – Fri May term exams
May 25 - Mon Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 – Tues Summer I session classes begin
May 28, Fri Transfer Orientation
May 30 /June 6–Sat Summer I session – Mon/Wed night class Sat meetings (8:30 a.m. – 12 Noon.)
June 17-18, Th-Fri Freshmen Orientation
June 20 – Sat Summer I session – Tue/Thur night class Sat meeting (8:30 a.m. – 12 Noon)
Jun. 26 – Fri Summer I session classes end – Day and M/W & T/R night classes
Jun. 29-30 – M-Tue Registration for Summer II session
Jun. 29-30 – M-Tue Summer I session exams (6/29-Day Course Exams & M/W evening exams; 6/30 – T/Th evening exams)
Jul 1 – Wed Summer II session classes begin
Jul. 3 - Fri Independence Day Holiday observed- no classes
Jul. 11 - Sat Summer II session – Mon/Wed night class Sat meeting (8:30 a.m. until Noon)
Jul. 25 - Sat Summer II session – Tue/Thur night class Sat meeting (8:30 a.m. until Noon)
Aug. 4 – Tues Summer II session classes end – Day Classes, M/W & T/R night classes
Aug. 5-6 – W -Th Summer II session exams (8/5- Day Course Exams & Wed evening exams; 8/6-Thur evening exams)
Aug. 15 - Sat Summer term ends

 

Fall 2021 - Traditional Classes

Fall 2021 - Traditional Classes

Event Day Starts Ends
2021 Fall Semester 8/23 12/6
Early registration - Athletics & Fine Arts Monday 3/15 3/19
Registration -All students Monday 3/22 8/22
Transfer Orientation Friday 5/28 5/28
Freshman Orientation Thursday 6/17 6/18
Final Orientation Friday 7/16 7/16
Return to Campus
Residence Life Staff Saturday 8/7
Football Team Monday 8/9
Fall Sports Teams Monday 8/16
Dance Students Thursday 8/19
Welcome Week/Orientation Friday 8/20
New & Returning Student Move-in Friday 8/20
Service of Dedication - Faculty & Staff Wednesday 8/18
Faculty Workshop Thursday 8/19
Final Advising & Registration- for Current Term Friday 8/20
Day & Evening Class Meetings Begin Monday 8/23
First Chapel Service Tuesday 8/24
Last Day Add Course or Change Registration Friday 8/27
Last Day Drop Course without a grade Sunday 8/29
Graduation Application Deadline for next term Monday 8/30
DREG - Students dropped for non-attendance in classes Wednesday 9/1
Labor Day Holiday Monday 9/6
Family Weekend Friday - Sunday 9/24 9/26
Mid-semester holiday (Fall Break) Trad only Monday - Tuesday 10/11 10/12
Mid-semester grades due - TRAD Thursday 10/14
Advising & Registration for next term - TRAD Monday - Friday 10/25 10/29
Last Day to Drop a Course with grade of W Friday 11/5
Homecoming Saturday 11/6
Thanksgiving Holiday Wednesday - Friday 11/24 11/28
Last Regular Day Class Meeting Tuesday 11/30
Evening Exams Begin Tuesday 11/30
Reflection Day - Day Classes Trad Wednesday 12/1
Day Class Exams Thursday 12/2 12/6
Singing Christmas Tree Friday - Saturday 12/3 12/4
All Grades Due Wednesday 12/7
Residence Halls Close 5:00 p.m.
Commencement Saturday 12/11
Residence Halls Close 5:00 p.m. for commencement participants Saturday 12/11

 

Spring 2022 - Traditional Classes

Spring 2022 - Traditional Classes

Event Day Starts Ends
2022 Spring Semester 1/10 4/26
Add Course or Change Registration Period Monday - Friday 1/10 1/14
Drop Courses without a Grade Monday - Sunday 1/10 1/16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Monday 1/17
DREG - Students dropped for non-attendance in classes Wednesday 1/19
Spring Break Monday - Friday 2/28 3/4
Drop Courses with a grade of "W" 1/17 3/14
Honors Convocation Tuesday 4/12
Easter Break Friday - Tuesday 4/15 4/18
Evening class exams Tuesday - Monday 4/19 4/25
Reflection Day - Day Classes Trad Wednesday 12/1
Exams - daytime classes Thursday - Monday 4/21 4/25
All Grades Due Tuesday 4/26
Spring Senior Reception Friday 4/29
Commencement Saturday 4/30
Residence Halls Close 5:00pm for commencement participants Saturday 4/30