Fall Semester 2020

Academic & Planning Calendar

New Student OrientationWednesday, Aug. 19, 2020
First-year enrollment and schedule changesFriday, Aug. 21, 2020
Convocation and CandlelightingSunday, Aug. 23, 2020
CLASSES BEGINMonday, Aug. 24, 2020
Last day to clear holds/enroll without dean's permissionFriday, Aug. 28, 2020
Last day to drop/add (2-week period)Friday, Sept. 4, 2020
Labor day (classes in session)Monday, Sept. 7, 2020
Homecoming WeekendFriday - Sunday, 
Sept. 11 - 13, 2020

Last day for 4-week withdrawal & 

Last day to change course mode from Audit to Credit or Credit to Audit.

Friday, Sept. 18, 2020
Admissions Open HouseSaturday, Sept. 19, 2020
Family WeekendFriday - Sunday, 
Sept. 25 - 27, 2020
Admissions Open HouseSaturday, Oct. 3, 2020
Fall break begins at 5 p.m.Friday, Oct. 9, 2020
Fall break ends at 8 a.m.Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020
Mid-semester GRADES DUE by noonWednesday, Oct. 14, 2020
Trustee meetingWednesday - Friday, 
Oct. 21 - 23, 2020
Advising for spring 2021 beginsMonday, Oct. 26, 2020
Admissions Open HouseSaturday, Oct. 31, 2020
Registration for spring 2021 beginsMonday, Nov. 2, 2020
Last day for 10-week withdrawalTuesday, Nov. 3, 2020
Thanksgiving recess begins at 5 p.m.Friday, Nov. 20, 2020
Thanksgiving recess ends at 8 a.m.Monday, Nov. 30, 2020
Last day to present final master's thesis formatTuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
CLASSES ENDTuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
Reading period beginsWednesday, Dec. 9, 2020
Final examinations beginThursday, Dec. 10, 2020
Final examinations/reading period endsThursday Dec. 17, 2020
Completed master's thesis submitted via myBucknellThursday Dec. 17, 2020
GRADES DUE by noonMonday, Dec. 21, 2020
January graduation (no ceremony)Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021