2019-2020 St. Olaf College Academic Calendar

2019-2020 St. Olaf College Academic Calendar

FALL SEMESTER 2019-2020 –  September 5-December 18, 2019
New International Students Arrive Tuesday, August 27
Week Zero for New International Students Tuesday-Friday, August 27-30
No Drop/Add for Fall Semester for SR, JR & SO Friday-Tuesday, August 30-September 3
New Students Arrive Saturday, August 31
“Week One” for New Students Saturday-Wednesday,  August 31-September 4
First-Year Student Registration Tuesday, September 3
Drop/Add Day for Fall Semester 2019-20 Wednesday, September 4
CLASSES BEGIN Thursday, September 5
Last day to add a first-half of semester course Friday, September 13
Last day to add a semester-length course Wednesday, September 18
Last day to drop or make S/U change in first-half of semester course Wednesday, September 25
Family Weekend/Homecoming Friday – Sunday, October 4 -6
FALL BREAK Saturday -Tuesday, October 12-15
Quiet week for advising Monday-Friday, October 21-25
Last day of class for first-half of semester courses Tuesday, October 22
First day of class for second-half of semester courses Wednesday, October 23
Web registration course submission for Interim 2019-20. All holds must be removed to participate in web registration. Wednesday, October 30, 8:30 am – Friday, November 1, 10:00 am. Results are posted in the afternoon.
Last day to add a second-half of semester course Thursday, October 31
Last day to drop or make S/U change in semester-length course Thursday, October 31
Web registration course submission for Spring Semester 2019-20. All holds must be removed to participate in web registration. Friday, November 1, 12:00 pm (noon) – Tuesday, November 5, 10:00 am. Results are posted in the afternoon.
Drop/Add begins for Interim 2019-20 Monday, November 4, 8:00 am
Drop/Add begins for Spring Semester 2019-20 by class year (SR, JR, SO, FY) Friday, November 8-SR; Monday, November 11-JR; Tuesday, November 12-SO; Wednesday, November 13-FY
Last day to drop or make S/U change in second-half of semester course Tuesday, November 12
THANKSGIVING BREAK Wednesday-Sunday, November 27-December 1
Christmas Festival Thursday- Sunday, December 5-8
LAST DAY OF CLASSES Wednesday, December 11
READING DAY Thursday, December 12
FINAL EXAM WEEK Friday-Wednesday, December 13-18 (no exams on Sunday)
Fall Semester Grades Due Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 9:00 am
INTERIM 2019-2020 – January 2 – 29, 2020
CLASSES BEGIN Thursday, January 2
Last day to add Wednesday, January 8
Last day to drop or make S/U change Wednesday, January 15
INTERIM EXAMS Wednesday, January 29
Interim Grades Due Wednesday, February 5, at 9:00 am
SPRING SEMESTER 2019-2020 – February 6-May 20, 2020
Interim Grades Due Wednesday, February 5, at 9:00 am
CLASSES BEGIN Thursday, February 6
Last day to add a first-half of semester course Friday, February 14
Last day to add a semester-length course Wednesday, February 19
Last day to drop or make S/U change in first-half of semester course Wednesday, February 26
Registration begins for Summer Terms 2019-20 (Calendar Year 2020) Thursday, February 27 for current students through SIS. Guest Student Registration will begin Monday, March 2.
Major declaration and celebration for Sophomores Thursday, March 5
Last Day of class for first-half of semester courses Friday, March 20
SPRING BREAK Saturday-Sunday, March 21-29
First day of class for second-half of semester courses Monday, March 30
Quiet week for advising Monday-Friday, April 6-10
Last day to add a second-half of semester course Tuesday, April 7
Last day to drop or make S/U change in a semester-length course Thursday, April 9
EASTER OBSERVANCE Saturday- Sunday April 11-12
Last day to drop or make S/U change in second-half of semester course Friday, April 17
Web registration course submission for Fall Semester 2020-21. All holds must be removed to participate in web registration. Friday, April 17, 8:30 am – Tuesday, April 21, 10:00 am. Results are posted in afternoon.
Drop/Add begins for Fall Semester 2020-21 by class year (SR, JR, SO) Friday, April 24-SR; Monday, April 27-JR; Tuesday, April 28-SO
Honors Day Friday, May 1
LAST DAY OF CLASSES Wednesday, May 13
READING DAY Thursday, May 14
FINAL EXAM WEEK Friday-Wednesday, May 15-20 (no exams on Sunday)
Senior Grades Due for Spring Semester 24 hours after exam period, no later than Noon on Thursday, May 21
Commencement Weekend Friday-Sunday,  May 22-May 24
BACCALAUREATE/COMMENCEMENT Sunday, May 24
Non-Senior Grades Due for Spring Semester Friday, May 29, at 9:00 am
Reunion Weekend Friday, May 29 – Sunday, May 31
Summer Term I, 2019-2020 (Calendar Year 2020) Monday-Thursday, June 1-July 9 (no class Friday, July 3)
Summer Term II, 2019-2020 (Calendar Year 2020) Monday-Wednesday, July 13-August 19