Academic Calendar – Asbury University
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Fall Semester 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Welcome Week begins and residences open for new students
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Welcome Week begins and residences open for new transfer students
Saturday, August 17, 2019 Residences open for returning students at 1 p.m.—first meal for returning students is supper
Monday, August 19, 2019 Classes begin
Friday, August 23, 2019 Last day to register for a Fall 2019 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day (no on campus classes)
Mon.-Fri., Sept. 9-13, 2019 Fall Revival
Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 3-5, 2019 Family Weekend
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Graduation application due for December graduation and Commencement 2020
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Midterm grades due
Thurs.-Fri., October 17-18, 2019 Fall Break (no on campus classes)
Monday, October 28, 2019 Registration for Spring 2020 begins
Mon.-Fri., Oct. 28 – Nov. 1, 2019 Great Commission Congress
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Wed.-Fri., November 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday (no on campus classes); Residences close at 10 a.m. on Wednesday
Sunday, December 1, 2019 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, December 2, 2019 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Friday, December 6, 2019 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, December 9, 2019 Final Examination Week begins
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, December 13, 2019 Residences close at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 All 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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Spring Semester 2020

Friday, January 10, 2020 Welcome Week begins and residences open for new and transfer students
Saturday, January 11, 2020 Residences open for returning students at 1 p.m.—first meal for returning students is supper
Monday, January 13, 2020 Classes begin
Friday, January 17, 2020 Last day to register for a Spring 2020 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Monday, January 20, 2020 MLK Day (no on campus classes)
Mon.-Fri., Jan. 27-31, 2020 Holiness Emphasis Week
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Last day to file graduation application for May & August graduation and participation in 2020 Commencement
Monday, March 2, 2020 Registration for Summer 2020 begins
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Midterm grades due
Saturday, March 14, 2020 Residences close at 10 a.m. for break
Monday, March 16, 2020 Spring Break begins
Sunday, March 22, 2020 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, March 23, 2020 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 *Last day to withdraw from a full-semester course
Monday, March 30, 2020 Registration for Fall 2020 begins
Friday, April 10, 2020 Good Friday (no on campus classes)
Monday, April 13, 2020 Easter Holiday (no on campus classes)
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Thursday, April 16, 2020 SEARCH Symposium
Friday, May 1, 2020 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, May 4, 2020 Final Examination Week begins
Thursday, May 7, 2020 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, May 8, 2020 Residences close (for students not graduating) at 10 a.m.
Friday, May 8, 2020 Baccalaureate
Saturday, May 9, 2020 Commencement
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 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 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

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Welcome Week begins and residences open for new students
Thursday, August 13, 2020 Welcome Week begins and residences open for new transfer students
Saturday, August 15, 2020 Residences open for returning students  at 1 p.m.—first meal for returning students is supper
Monday, August 17, 2020 Classes begin
Friday, August 21, 2020 Last day to register for a Fall 2020 course and last day to drop a course and receive a refund
Mon.-Fri., Aug. 31 – September 4, 2020 Fall Revival
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day (no on campus classes)
Thurs.-Sat., October 1 – 3, 2020 Family Weekend
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Midterm grades due
Thursday, October 15, 2020 Graduation application due for December graduation and Commencement 2021
Thurs.-Fri., October 15-16, 2020 Fall Break (no on campus classes)
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
Wed.-Fri., November 25-27, 2020 Thanksgiving Holiday (no on campus classes); Residences close at 10 a.m. on Wednesday
Sunday, November 29, 2020 Residences open at 1 p.m.
Monday, November 30, 2020 Classes resume at 8 a.m.
Friday, December 4, 2020 Last day of scheduled class sessions
Monday, December 7, 2020 Final Examination Week begins
Thursday, December 10, 2020 Final Examinations end; last day of classes; end of semester
Friday, December 11, 2020 Residences close at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 All 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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Spring Semester 2021

Friday, January 8, 2021 Welcome Week 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