Academic Calendar – Asbury University
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Traditional Undergraduate Students

See other academic calendars: Adult Professional Studies, Graduate Studies

Summer Term 2020

Sunday, May 17, 2020 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, May 18, 2020 On-campus classes begin (4 wks.) & online (8 wks.) classes & full-summer contract classes begin
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Last day to register for any Summer 2020 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, May 25, 2020 Memorial Day (no on campus classes)
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 *Last day to withdraw from a 4 week on-campus class
Friday, June 12, 2020 Last day of a 4 week on-campus classes & exams
Saturday, June 13, 2020 Residences close at 10 a.m.
Friday, June 19, 2020 On-campus 4 week class grades due by noon
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 *Last day to withdraw from an online class
Friday, July 10, 2020 Last day of online classes/exams
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 *Last day to withdraw from a full-summer (contract) class
Friday, July 17, 2020 Online class grades due by noon
Friday, August 14, 2020 Last day of full-summer classes & exams; end of term
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 All full-summer (contract) class grades due by noon

*For classes with start and end dates that do not follow the official class sessions or modules above, the last date to withdraw without a grade of F is before the two-thirds point of the class.

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Fall Semester 2020 (Revised)

Thurs.-Sun., August 13 – 16, 2020 Welcome Weekend and residences open for new students on staggered TAG group schedule
Friday, August 14, 202 Residences open for returning students by assigned time
Monday, August 17, 2020 Classes begin (full-semester and 1st module online)
Friday, August 21, 2020 Last day to register for a Fall 2020 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund (by 4 p.m. EST)
Mon.-Fri., Aug. 31 – September 4, 2020 Fall Revival
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day – however, not a University holiday for fall 2020 (classes meet)
Thurs.-Sat., October 1 – 3, 2020 Family Weekend
Friday, October 9, 2020 Last day of 1st module online classes/exams
Monday, October 12, 2020 2nd module online classes begin
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Midterm grades due
Thursday, October 15, 2020 Graduation application due for December graduation and Commencement 2021
Saturday, October 17, 2020 2020 Commencement Ceremony (rescheduled from May 2020)
Monday, October 26, 2020 Registration for Spring 2021 begins
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Thurs.-Sat., October 29 – 31, 2020 Board of Trustee meetings
Mon.-Fri., November 2 – 6, 2020 Great Commission Congress
Friday, November 20, 2020 Last day of scheduled on-campus class sessions
Sunday, November 22, 2020 Residences close at 10 a.m. for the semester
Mon.-Fri., November 23 – 27, 2020 Extended Thanksgiving Holiday (no on-campus classes)
Monday, November 30, 2020 Final Examinations (online) begin
Thursday, December 3, 2020 Final Examinations end; last day of classes (full semester and 2nd module/exams); end of semester
Thursday, December 10, 2020 All grades due by noon

*For classes with start and end dates that are not the full semester, the last date to withdraw without a grade of “F” is before the two-thirds point of the class.

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Spring Semester 2021

Friday, January 8, 2021 Welcome Weekend begins and residences open for new and transfer students
Saturday, January 9, 2021 Residences open for returning students at 1 p.m.—first meal for returning students is supper
Monday, January 11, 2021 Classes begin
Friday, January 15, 2021 Last day to register for a Spring 2021 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, January 18, 2021 MLK Day (no on campus classes)
Mon.-Fri, January 25 – 29, 2021 Holiness Emphasis
Friday, February 5, 2021 Last day to file graduation application for May & August graduation and participation in 2021 Commencement
Monday, March 1, 2021 Registration for Summer 2021 begins
Thurs.-Sat., March 4-6, 2021 Board of Trustee meetings
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Midterm grades due
Saturday, March 13, 2021 Residences close at 10 a.m. for break
Monday, March 15, 2021 Spring Break begins
Sunday, March 21, 2021 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, March 22, 2021 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Monday, March 29, 2021 Registration for Fall 2021 begins
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday (no on campus classes)
Monday, April 5, 2021 Easter Holiday (no on campus classes)
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
TBA SEARCH Symposium
Saturday, April 24, 2021 Highbridge Film Festival
Friday, April 30, 2021 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, May 3, 2021 Final Examination Week begins
Thursday, May 6, 2021 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, May 7, 2021 Residences close (for students not graduating) at 10 a.m.
Friday, May 7, 2021 Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 8, 2021 Commencement
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 All grades due by 5 p.m.

*For classes with start and end dates that do not follow the official class sessions or modules above, the last date to withdraw without a grade of F is before the two-thirds point of the class.

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Summer Term 2021

Sunday, May 16, 2021 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, May 17, 2021 On-campus classes begin (4 wks.) & online (8 wks.) classes & full-summer contract classes begin
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Last day to register for any Summer 2021 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day (no on campus classes)
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 *Last day to withdraw from a 4 week on-campus class
Friday, June 11, 2021 Last day of a 4 week on-campus classes & exams
Saturday, June 12, 2021 Residences close at 10 a.m.
Friday, June 18, 2021 On-campus 4 week class grades due by noon
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 *Last day to withdraw from an online class
Thurs.-Sun., June 24 – 27, 2021 Asbury Reunion
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 *Last day to withdraw from a full-summer (contract) class
Friday, July 9, 2021 Last day of online classes/exams
Friday, July 16, 2021 Online class grades due by noon
Friday, August 13, 2021 Last day of full-summer classes & exams; end of term
Tuesday, August 17, 2021 All full-summer (contract) class grades due by noon

*For classes with start and end dates that do not follow the official class sessions or modules above, the last date to withdraw without a grade of F is before the two-thirds point of the class.

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2/1/2020