Mar 01, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar 2020-2021


 

Summer 2020

June 7 Summer Session I residence halls open                          
June 8 Summer Session I classes begin
 

Summer Session Whole - 10 week online courses begin

 

July 10

Summer Session I classes end

 

July 11  Summer Session I residence halls close at noon, students remaining on campus for Summer Session II can move into room assignment
July 12

High School Summer Program Online - Online Experience Onboarding and Orientatin

July 13 Summer Session II / Bridge Experience / classes begin
  High School Summer Program Online Program classes begin
July 19 Summer College Readiness registration and orientaion
July 20 Summer College Readiness classes begin
July 27 Online Boot Camp
July 31

Online Boot Camp; Summer College Readiness classes end

  High School Summer Program Online ends
August 1 Summer College Readingess halls close at noon
August 14 Summer Session II / Bridge Experience / Summer Session Whole 10 week online courses end
August 15 Summer Session II / Bridge Experience residence halls close at noon
   
   
   

Fall 2020

August 14 & 15 Students who need to quarantine begin to arrive on campus  
August 17

Online orientation and workshops begin for all students

 
August 28 New students (not quarantining) return to campus  
August 29 & 30

Returning students return to campus

 
August 31 Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.  
  Start of Block A - 6 weeks  
  Start of Block B - 12 weeks  
September 3 Last day to add courses in Block A or change audit to regular enrollment  
September 7 Labor Day - Classes will be held - Staff Holiday  
  Orientation for Block C online courses begins  
September 8 Last day to add courses in Block B or change audit to regular enrollment  
September 10 Block A early alert notifications due  
September 14 Last day to drop from courses in Block A  
  Start of Block C 10-week online block  
September 15 First day to withdraw from courses with a W in Block A  
September 21 Last day to add courses in Block C or change audit to regular enrollment  
 

Block A - midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.

Block B - early alert notifications due

 
September 28 Last day to withdraw from courses in Block A with a “W”  
  Last day to drop from courses in Block B  
September 29

First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block A

 
  First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block B  
September 30 Block C early alert notifications due  
October 6 Last day to drop from courses in Block C  
October 7 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block C  
October 9

Block A ends - last day to withdraw  with “WP”/”WF” in Block A

 
October 12 Columbus Day / Indigenous Peoples’ Day - Classes will be held - Staff Holiday  
  Block B - Midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.  
  Start of Block D - 2nd 6 week block  
October 13 Block A grades due by 5pm  
October 15 Last day to add courses in Block D or change audit to regular enrollment  
October 16 Block C - Midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.  
October 22 Block D early alert notifications due  
October 23

Last day to withdraw from courses in Block B with a “W”

 
October 26 First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block B  
  Last day to drop from courses in Block D  
October 27 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block D  
October 28

Last day to withdraw from courses in Block C with a “W”

 
October 29 Course registration for January Term 2021 begins  
  First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block C  
October 30 Block D midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.  
November 5 Spring 2021 course registration opens online for level 6 students  
November 6 Spring 2021 course registration opens online for level 5 students  
  Last day to withdraw from courses in Block D with a “W”  
November 9 Spring 2021 course registration opens online for level 4 students  
  First day to withdraw from coruses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block D  
November 10 Spring 2021 course registration opens online for level 3 students  
November 11 Spring 2021 course registration opens online for level 2 students  
November 12 Spring 2021 course registration opens online for level 1 students  
November 20 Block B ends - last day to withdraw with “WP”/”WF” in Block B  
  Block C ends - last day to withdraw with “WP”/”WF” in Block C  
  Block D ends - last day to withdraw with “WP”/”WF” in Block D  
November 21 Thanksgiving Break begins - Residence Halls close at 12 noon  
November 24 Grades for Blocks B, C, and D due by 5:00 p.m.  
November 26 Thanksgiving Day - Faculty and Staff Holiday  
November 27 Day after Thanksiving - Faculty & Staff Holiday  
November 30 Start of Block  E - 3 weeks online  
December 2 Last day to add courses in Block E or change audit to regular enrollment  
December 4 Block E early alert notifications due  
December 7 Last day to drop from courses in Block E  
December 8 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block E  
December 10 Block E midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.  
December 11 Last day to withdraw from courses in Block E with a “W”  
December 14 First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block E  
December 18 Block E ends - Last day to withdraw with “WP”/”WF” in Block E  
December 19 Graduation - online  
December 22 Grades for Block E due by 5:00 p.m.  (including completion of IP grades)  
     

January Term 2021

January 4                      Start of J-Term (3 weeks online)
January 6 Last day to add courses or change audit to regular enrollment
January 8 Early alert notifications due
January 11 Last day to drop courses
January 12 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W”
January 14 Midterm gradues due by 5:00 p.m.
January 15 Last day to withdraw from courses with a “W”
January 18 Martin Luther King Day - classes will be held - Staff Holiday
  First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail)
January 22 J-Term ends - Last day to withdraw with “WP”/”WF”
January 26 Grades for J-Term due by 5:00 p.m.

Spring 2021

Jan 28, 29, 30                    

All students must return to campus on these days.

These updated dates differ from the originally published arrival dates.

Students must register with Student Affairs for a day/time to arrive on campus - information to follow

after the new year based upon reciept of updated guidance from VT. Department of Health.

Before arrival to campus, all students will complete a 7-day quarantine at home. Students living-off

campus for Spring term can complete this quarantine at their current place of residence or their

local off-campus residence.

All subject to change of the State of Vermont requirements change.

Jan 25 Online orientation and workshops begin for all students
Feburary 5 New students not quarantining return to campus
February 6 & 7 Remaining students return to campus
February 8 Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.
 

Start of Block A - 6 weeks

Start of Block B - 12 weeks

  Start of Block C - 10 weeks online
February 11 Last day to add courses in Block A or change audit to regular enrollment
February 12 Last day to add courses in Block C or change audit to regular enrollment
February 15 Last day to add courses in Block B or change audit to regular enrollment
February 18 Block A early alert notifications due
Feburary 22 Block A - last day to drop courses
February 23 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block A
Feburary 24 Block C early alert notifications due
March 1

Block A- midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.

Block B - early alert notifications due

March 2 Block C - last day to drop courses
March 8

Last day to withdraw from courses in Block A with a “W”

Last day to drop from courses in Block B

March 9

First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in  Block A

First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block B

March 12
Block C - Midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.
March 15 Classes cancelled. Reading day for Blcok A Finals / Block B Midterms
March 19

Block A ends - Last day to withdraw with a “WP” / “WF”

March 22

Block B - Midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.

Start of Block D - 2nd 6 week Block

March 23 Block A grades due  by 5:00 p.m.
March 24

Last day to withdraw from courses in Block C with a “W”

No meeting Wednesday

March 25 Last day to add courses in Block D or change audit to regular enrollment
March 26 Last day to withdraw from courses in Block B with a “W”
March 29 First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block B
April 1 Block D - Early alert notifications due
April 5 Last day to drop from courses in Block D
April 6 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block D
April 12 Block D midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.
April 15 Summer course registration begins for all students
April 16 Block C ends - last day to withdraw with a “WP”/”WF” in Block C
April 19

First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block D

April 23 Classes cancelled. Reading Day for Block B/D Finals
April 29 Fall registration begins for level 6 students
April 30

Block B ends - Last day to withdraw with a “WP”/”WF” in Block B

Block D ends - Last day to withdraw with a “WP”/”WF” in Block D

Fall registration begins for level 5 students

May 3

Start of Block E - 3 weeks on campus

Fall registration begins for level 4 students

May 4

Grades for Block B, C, and D due by 5:00 p.m.

Fall registration begins for level 3 students

May 5

Last day to add courses in Block E  or change audit to regular enrollment

Fall registration begins for level 2 students

May 6 Fall registration begins for level 1 students
May 7 Block E - early alert notifications due
May 10 Last day to drop from courses in Block E
May 11 First day to withdraw from courses with a “W” in Block E
May 13 Block E - Midterm grades due by 5:00 p.m.
May 14 Last day to withdraw from courses in Block E with a “W”
May 17 First day to withdraw from courses with a “WP” (pass) or “WF” (fail) in Block E
May 21 Block E ends - Last day to withdraw with “WP”/”WF” in Block E
May 22 Graduation
May 25 Grades for Block E due by 5:00 p.m. (including compleion of IP grades)