Fall 2020

(REVISED DUE TO COVID 19 – last updated July 30, 2020)

  • August 17—First day of classes
  • August 21—Last day to drop a first-half semester class or full-semester class with no academic penalty
  • August 21—For Full-Semester classes: Last day to add a class, change the section of a class, change a course from credit to audit, change a course from audit to credit, or choose the pass-fail option. Last day to reduce your class schedule and be eligible for a refund
  • September 7—State Holiday-No classes; University closed
  • October 6—First-half semester classes end
  • October 7—Second-half semester classes start
  • October 12-13—Classes will be held; Fall break cancelled
  • October 19—Last day to drop a full-semester class and use a career drop; Last day to withdraw from term; Last day to drop the pass-fail option on a full-semester class
  • November 2-13—Early Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
  • November 24—Last day of classes
  • November 26-27—State Holidays – University Closed
  • December 2—Reading Day
  • December 3-4, 7-9—Final Exam Period –All Exams Online, with the exception of courses that require clinical or lab-based assessments
  • December 10-14—Faculty grading period
  • December 11—Commencement ceremonies
  • December 14—Final grades due 1:00pm

For the full 2020-2021 academic calendar, visit: https://registrar.appstate.edu/sites/default/files/2020-2021_academic_calendar_revised_covid19.pdf