Fall Semester 2021

Academic & Planning Calendar

New Student OrientationWednesday, Aug. 18, 2021
First-year enrollment and schedule changesFriday, Aug. 20, 2021
Convocation and CandlelightingSunday, Aug. 22, 2021
CLASSES BEGINMonday, Aug. 23, 2021
Last day to clear holds/enroll without dean's permissionFriday, Aug. 27, 2021
Last day to drop/add (2-week period)Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
Admissions Open HouseSaturday, Sept. 11, 2021
Labor day (classes in session)Monday, Sept. 6, 2021

Last day for 4-week withdrawal & 

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

Friday, Sept. 17, 2021
Family WeekendFriday - Sunday, 
Sept. 17 - 19, 2021
Admissions STEM Open HouseSaturday, Sept. 25, 2021
Homecoming WeekendFriday - Saturday, 
Oct. 1 - 2, 2021
Fall break begins at 5 p.m.Friday, Oct. 8, 2021
Fall break ends at 8 a.m.Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
Mid-semester GRADES DUE by noonWednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
Trustee meetingWednesday - Friday, 
Oct. 20 - 22, 2021
Advising for spring 2022 beginsMonday, Oct. 25, 2021
Registration for spring 2022 beginsMonday, Nov. 1, 2021
Last day for 10-week withdrawalTuesday, Nov. 2, 2021
Thanksgiving recess begins at 5 p.m.Friday, Nov. 19, 2021
Thanksgiving recess ends at 8 a.m.Monday, Nov. 29, 2021
Last day to present final master's thesis formatTuesday, Dec. 7, 2021
CLASSES ENDTuesday, Dec. 7, 2021
Reading period beginsWednesday, Dec. 8, 2021
Final examinations beginThursday, Dec. 9, 2021
Final examinations/reading period endsThursday Dec. 16, 2021
Completed master's thesis submitted via myBucknellThursday Dec. 16, 2021
GRADES DUE by noonMonday, Dec. 20, 2021
January graduation (no ceremony)Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022