Annapolis Academic Calendar

This is the 2021–22 academic calendar for the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College.

Dates and times subject to change.

All times listed are Eastern Time (ET).

Fall 2021 Semester

AUGUST 2021

August 24

  • First Faculty Meeting (4 p.m.)

August 24–29

  • New Student Orientation (Tuesday–Sunday)

August 25

  • Faculty Archon Meetings

  • Graduate Institute Registration (TBD)

  • Convocation, Undergraduate and Graduate Institute

August 26

  • Freshmen and New Transfer Student Orientation (TBD)

  • Graduate Institute New Student Orientation

  • Undergraduate Classes Begin with Seminars (4 p.m. or 8 p.m.)

  • Graduate Institute Classes Begin with Tutorials (5:15 p.m.)

August 27

  • Tutorials and Laboratories Begin (9 a.m.)

  • The Christopher B. Nelson Lecture (8 p.m.) – Dean Joseph C. Macfarland

August 28–29

  • Freshman Orientation (continued)

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SEPTEMBER 2021

September 24–26

  • Graduate Institute Low-residency Weekend

September 27–October 2

  • Virtual Alumni Week

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OCTOBER 2021

October 1

  • Graduate Institute Spring Advance Deposits Due

October 8–11

  • Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
    After Seminar, Thursday, October 7–Monday, October 11 at 4 p.m.

October 18

  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office for Fall Examination

October 22–23

  • Johnnie Family Weekend (virtual event)

October 28

  • Preceptorials Begin for Juniors and Seniors

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NOVEMBER 2021

November 1

  • Early Decision Application Deadline

November 5

  • Proposal for Spring Master’s Essay Due

November 8

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Spring Transfer to Santa Fe

November 15

  • Early Action Application Deadline

November 20, 22, and 23

  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Seminars Meet; Tutorials & Labs Cancelled)

November 24–28

  • Thanksgiving Vacation
    6 p.m., Tuesday, November 23 – 9 a.m., Monday, November 29

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DECEMBER 2021

December 1

  • Spring 2022 Fee Statement balance due in full or enrollment in a payment plan required

December 15, 16

  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Tutorials and Labs Cancelled)

December 16

  • Undergraduate Seminars and Graduate Institute Classes Meet

December 17–January 9

  • Winter Vacation
    After Seminar, Thursday, December 16 – 9 a.m., Monday, January 10, 2022
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m., Saturday, December 18. Dorms reopen at 12 p.m., Saturday, January 8, 2022)

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2022 Spring Semester

JANUARY 2022

January 10

  • Second Semester Begins

  • Graduate Institute New Student Orientation and Registration

  • Graduate Institute Spring Convocation (4:15 p.m.)

  • Graduation Institute Classes Begin with Tutorials (5:15 p.m.)

January 10–February 4

  • Senior Essay Writing Period
    All Senior Classes Cancelled

January 15

  • Regular Decision Application Deadline

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FEBRUARY 2022

February 1

  • Deadline for Financial Aid Applications for New Students

February 3–7

  • Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
    After Seminar, Thursday, February 3 – Monday, February 7 at 4 p.m.

February 5

  • Senior Essays are due

February 7

  • Senior Classes Begin with Seminar

February TBD

  • Undergraduates’ Last Day to Apply to Transfer to Santa Fe

February 21

  • Senior Orals Begin

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MARCH 2022

March 4–20

  • Spring Vacation
    After Seminar, Thursday, March 3 – 9 a.m. Monday, March 21
    (Students must vacate the dorms by 12 p.m., Saturday, March 5. Dorms reopen at 12 p.m., Saturday, March 19)

March 20

  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office

March 21–28

  • Sophomore Writing Period
    (Seminars will be held; tutorials resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 29)

March 25–26

  • Graduate Institute Low-residency Weekend

March 28

  • Sophomore Enabling Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office

March 28–April 4

  • Junior Essay Writing Period
    (Begins after seminar on Monday, March 28. Seminars will be held; tutorials and laboratories resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 5)

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APRIL 2022

April 1

  • Undergraduate Fall 2022 Advance Deposit Due

  • Graduate Institute Summer Advance Deposits Due

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Summer Transfer to Santa Fe

April 1–4

  • Freshmen Essay Writing Period
    (Seminar will be held; tutorials and laboratories resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 5)

April 4

  • Freshmen Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office

  • Junior Essays Due at 12 p.m. in the Dean’s Office

April TBD

  • Croquet Match with Naval Academy

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Summer Transfer to Santa Fe

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MAY 2022

May 1

  • Graduate Institute Fall Advance Deposits Due

May 9–13

  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Seminars Meet; Tutorials & Labs Cancelled)

May 11

  • Sophomore Enabling

May 13

  • Graduate Institute Final Class Meetings

  • End of Second Semester

May 15

  • Commencement
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m., Monday, May 16)

May 29

  • Graduate Institute Orientation and Registration

May 30

  • Graduate Institute Summer Convocation and Start of Summer Classes

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2022 Summer Term

JUNE 2022

June 15

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Fall Transfer to Santa Fe

June TDB

  • Spring Alumni Seminars (Annapolis)

  • Summer Academy

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JULY 2022

July 1

  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office

July TBD

  • Graduate Institute Summer Term Ends

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Santa Fe Dates

  • First Semester Begins — August 30, 2021

  • Winter Vacation — December 17, 2021–January 16, 2022

  • Second Term Begins — January 17, 2022

  • Spring Vacation — March 12–27, 2022

  • Commencement — May 21, 2022

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Board of Visitors and Governors Meetings

  • November 4–6, 2021 in Annapolis

  • February 24–26, 2022 Santa Fe

    June 23–25, 2022 - Virtual

  • November TBD, 2022

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