Annapolis Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Semester

August 2020

TBD

  • Returning Class Registration

  • New Student Registration

  • All Student Registration

  • New Student Orientation

  • Freshmen and New Transfer Student Orientation

August 25

  • First Faculty Meeting (4 p.m.)

August 26

  • Faculty Archon Meetings

  • Graduate Institute Registration (1 to 3:30 p.m.)

  • Convocation, Undergraduate and Graduate Institute (11 a.m. ET via YouTube)

August 27

  • 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 28

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

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

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September 2020

September 21–26

  • Alumni Week
    Homecoming activities in an online format

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October 2020

October 1

  • Graduate Institute Spring Advance Deposits Due

October 9–12

  • Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
    After Seminar, Thursday, October 8–Monday, October 12 at 4 p.m.

October 23–25

  • Johnnie Family Weekend
    Parents, family, and friends are invited to attend a virtual weekend of online panels, seminars, and more.

October 29

  • Preceptorials Begin for Juniors and Seniors

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November 2020

November 1

  • Early Decision Application Deadline

November 9

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Spring Transfer to Santa Fe

November 15

  • Early Action Application Deadline

November TBD

  • Proposal for Spring Master’s Essay Due

November 21, 23, and 24

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

November 25–29

  • Thanksgiving Vacation
    6 p.m., Tuesday, November 24 – 9 a.m., Monday, November 30

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December 2020

December 16, 17

  • Don Rags (Undergraduate Tutorials and Labs Cancelled)

December 17

  • Undergraduate Seminars and Graduate Institute Classes Meet

December 18–January 10

  • Winter Vacation
    After Seminar, Thursday, December 17 – 9 a.m., Monday, January 11, 2021
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m., Saturday, December 19. Dorms reopen at 12 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2021)

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2021 Spring Semester

January 2021

January 11

  • 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 11–February 5

  • Senior Essay Writing Period
    All Senior Classes Cancelled

January 15

  • Regular Decision Application Deadline

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February

February 1

  • Deadline for Financial Aid Applications for New Students

February 5–8

  • Long Weekend (Undergraduates)
    After Seminar, Thursday, February 4 – Monday, February 8 at 4 p.m.

February 6

  • Senior Essays are due

February 8

  • Senior Classes Begin with Seminar

February TBD

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

February 22

  • Senior Orals Begin

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March 2020

March 5–21

  • Spring Vacation
    After Seminar, Thursday, March 4 – 9 a.m. Monday, March 22
    (Students must vacate the dorms by 12 p.m., Saturday, March 6. Dorms reopen at 12 p.m., Saturday, March 20)

March 21

  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office

March 22–29

  • Sophomore Writing Period
    (Seminars will be held; tutorials resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, March 30)

March 29

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

March 29–April 5

  • Junior Essay Writing Period
    (Begins after seminar on Monday, March 29. Seminars will be held; tutorials and laboratories resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 6)

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April

April 1

  • Graduate Institute Summer Advance Deposits Due

April 2–5

  • Freshmen Essay Writing Period
    (Seminar will be held; tutorials and laboratories resume 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 6)

April 5

  • 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

  • Accepted Students Day

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May 2021

May 1

  • Graduate Institute Fall Advance Deposits Due

May 10–14

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

May 12

  • Sophomore Enabling

May 14

  • Graduate Institute Final Class Meetings

  • End of Second Semester

May 16

  • Commencement
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m., Monday, May 17)

May TBD

  • Graduate Institute Orientation and Registration

  • Graduate Institute Summer Convocation and Start of Summer Classes

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2021 Summer Term

June 2021

June 15

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Fall Transfer to Santa Fe

June TDB

  • Spring Alumni Seminars (Annapolis)

  • Summer Academy

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July 2021

July TBD

  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office

  • Graduate Institute Summer Term Ends

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Santa Fe Dates

  • August 27, 2020: First Semester Begins

  • Dec 18, 2020–January 17, 2021: Winter Vacation

  • January 18, 2021: Second Term Begins

  • March 13–28, 2021: Spring Vacation

  • May 22, 2021: Commencement

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Board of Visitors and Governors Meetings

  • November 5–7, 2020 in Annapolis

  • February 25–27, 2021 in Santa Fe

  • June 24–26, 2021 in Annapolis

  • November 4–6, 2021 in Annapolis

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