Academic Calendar – Asbury University
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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 (Revised)

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
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Eagle Day #1 **
Friday, February 5, 2021 Last day to file graduation application for May & August graduation and participation in 2021 Commencement
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Eagle Day #2 **
Thursday, February 25, 2021 Eagle Day #3 **
Monday, March 1, 2021 Registration for Summer 2021 begins
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Eagle Day #4 **
Thurs.-Sat., March 4-6, 2021 Board of Trustees meetings
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Midterm grades due
Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Eagle Day #5 **
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Eagle Day #6 **
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.
Thursday, April 15, 2021 SEARCH Symposium
Thursday, April 15, 2021 Eagle Day #7 **
Saturday, April 17, 2021 Highbridge Film Festival
Friday, April 23, 2021 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, April 25, 2021 Final Examination Week begins
Thursday, April 29, 2021 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, April 30, 2021 Residences close (for students not graduating) at 10 a.m.
Friday, April 30, 2021 Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Commencement
Tuesday, May 4, 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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Fall Semester 2021 

Thursday, August 12, 2021 Welcome Weekend begins and residences open for new students
Saturday, August 14, 2021 Residences open for returning students at 1 p.m.—first meal for returning students is supper
Monday, August 16, 2021 Classes begin
Friday, August 20, 2021 Last day to register for a Fall 2021 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Mon.-Fri., August 30 – Sepember 3, 2021 Fall Revival
Monday, September 6, 2021 Labor Day (no on campus classes)
Thurs.-Sat., September 30 – October 2, 2021 Family Weekend
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Midterm grades due
Friday, October 15, 2021 Graduation application due for December graduation and Commencement 2022
Thurs.-Fri., October 14 – 15, 2021 Fall Break (no on campus classes)
Monday, October 25, 2021 Registration for Spring 2022 begins
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Thurs.-Sat., October 28 – 30, 2021 Board of Trustee meetings
Mon.-Sat., November 1 – 5, 2021 Great Commission Congress
Wed.-Fri., November 24-26, 2021 Thanksgiving Holiday (no on campus classes); Residences close at 10 a.m. on Wednesday
Sunday, November 28, 2021 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, November 29, 2021 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Friday, December 3, 2021 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, December 6, 2021 Final Examinations begin
Thursday, December 9, 2021 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, December 10, 2021 Residences close at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021 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 2022 

Friday, January 7, 2022 Welcome Weekend begins and residences open for new and transfer students 
Saturday, January 8, 2022 Residences open for returning students at 1 p.m.—first meal for returning students is supper    
Monday, January 10, 2022 Classes begin
Friday, January 14, 2022 Last day to register for a Spring 2022 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, January 17, 2022 MLK Day (no on campus classes)
Mon.-Fri, January 24 – 28, 2022 Holiness Emphasis
Friday, February 4, 2022 Last day to file graduation application for May & August graduation and participation in 2022 Commencement        
Monday, February 28, 2022 Registration for Summer 2022 begins            
Thurs.-Sat., March 3 – 5, 2022 Board of Trustee meetings
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Midterm grades due
Saturday, March 12, 2022 Residences close at 10 a.m. for break
Monday, March 14, 2022 Spring Break begins
Sunday, March 20, 2022 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, March 21, 2022 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Monday, March 28, 2022 Registration for Fall 2022 begins
Wed.-Fri., April 6 – 8, 2022 SEARCH Symposium
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday (no on campus classes)
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Holiday (no on campus classes)
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Fri.-Sat., April 22 – 23, 2022 Highbridge Film Festival
Friday, April 29, 2022 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, May 2, 2022 Final Examination Week begins
Thursday, May 5, 2022 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, May 6, 2022 Residences close (for students not graduating) at 10 a.m.
Friday, May 6, 2022 Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 7, 2022 Commencement
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 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 2022

Sunday, May 15, 2022 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, May 16, 2022 On-campus classes begin (4 wks.) & online (8 wks.) classes & full-summer contract classes begin
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Last day to register for any Summer 2022 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, May 30, 2022 Memorial Day (no on campus classes)
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 *Last day to withdraw from a 4 week on-campus class
Friday, June 10, 2022 Last day of a 4 week on-campus classes & exams
Saturday, June 11, 2022 Residences close at 10 a.m.
Friday, June 17, 2022 On-campus 4 week class grades due by noon
Thurs.-Sun., TBA Asbury Reunion
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 *Last day to withdraw from a full-summer (contract) class
Friday, July 8, 2022 Last day of online classes/exams
Friday, July 15, 2022 Online class grades due by noon
Friday, August 12, 2022 Last day of full-summer classes & exams; end of term
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 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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1/12/2021