Annapolis Academic Calendar

This is the 2021–22 academic calendar for the Annapolis campus of St. John’s College. A printable Microsoft Word version is available for download

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 for seniors and Graduate Institute only

  • Graduate Institute New Student Q&A Session for Low-Residency Students

  • Graduate Institute Low-Residency Classes Begin with Tutorials (6:15 p.m.)

January 10–February 4

  • Senior Essay Writing Period
    All Senior Classes Cancelled

January 15

  • Regular Decision Application Deadline

January 17

  • Second semester begins for juniors, sophomores, and freshman

  • Graduate Institute New Student Orientation

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

January 17–21

  • All classes for juniors, sophomores, and freshman will be held online

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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

  • Graduate Institute Deadline for Summer Transfer to Santa Fe

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MAY 2022

May 1

  • Graduate Institute Fall Advance Deposits Due

May 6

  • Last day for tutorials and laboratory – for Seniors ONLY – seminars do meet on May 9 and May 12

May 9

  • Graduate Institute Final Seminar Class Meetings for Low-Residency Students

May 12

  • Graduate Institute Final Tutorial Class Meetings for Low-Residency Students

May 13

  • End of second semester for Seniors

May 15

  • Commencement

May 16–20

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

May 18

  • Sophomore Enabling

  • Graduate Institute Final Preceptorial Class Meetings and End of Semester for Low-Residency Students

May 19

  • Graduate Institute Final Class Meetings and End of Semester for In-Person Students

May 20

  • End of Spring Semester for Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen
    (Students must vacate dorms by 12 p.m. Monday, May 23)

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)

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JULY 2022

July 1

  • Master’s Essays Due to the GI Office

July 10–16

  • Summer Academy (1st session)

July 17–23

  • Summer Academy (2nd session)

July 24–30

  • Summer Academy (3rd session)

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 in Santa Fe

  • June 23–25, 2022 – Virtual

  • November 3–5, 2022 in Annapolis

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