Academic & Planning Calendar

New Student Orientation Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021
First-year enrollment and schedule changes Friday, Aug. 20, 2021
Convocation and Candlelighting Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021
CLASSES BEGIN Monday, Aug. 23, 2021
Last day to clear holds/enroll without dean's permission Friday, Aug. 27, 2021
Last day to drop/add (2-week period) Friday, Sept. 3, 2021
Admissions Open House Saturday, 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 Weekend Friday - Sunday,
Sept. 17 - 19, 2021
Admissions STEM Open House Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021
Homecoming Weekend Friday - 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 noon Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021
Trustee meeting Wednesday - Friday,
Oct. 20 - 22, 2021
Advising for spring 2022 begins Monday, Oct. 25, 2021
Registration for spring 2022 begins Monday, Nov. 1, 2021
Last day for 10-week withdrawal Tuesday, 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 format Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021
CLASSES END Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021
Reading period begins Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021
Final examinations begin Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021
Final examinations/reading period ends Thursday Dec. 16, 2021
Completed master's thesis submitted via myBucknell Thursday Dec. 16, 2021
GRADES DUE by noon Monday, Dec. 20, 2021
January graduation (no ceremony) Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022