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USciences Academic Calendars

Academic Year 2020-2021*

Summer 2020
Classes Begin Summer A Monday May 4
Classes Begin Summer I Monday May 11
Summer A Drop/Add Ends Thursday  May 14
Summer I Drop/Add Ends Monday May 18
Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday May 25
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Thursday June 4
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer A Thursday, June 25
Classes End Summer I Friday June 26
Classes Begin Summer II Monday June 29
Independence Day Holiday (No Classes) Saturday July 4
Summer II Drop/Add Ends Monday July 6
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer II Thursday July 23
Classes End Summer II Friday August 14
Classes End Summer A Friday August 21

 

Fall 2020 – COVID Revised (For U1-U4 Students †) 
Semester Begins for All Students Monday, August 31
Labor Day Monday classes for all U1-U4 classes Monday, September 7
Drop/Add Ends Friday, September 11
Monday classes held (no Pacing Day) Monday, October 12
Spring Priority Registration Sunday, November 1–November 14
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, November 6
University Offices Open Monday–Wednesday, November 23–25
Thanksgiving Recess ‡ (No Classes) Monday–Friday, November 23–27
Final Examinations Saturday-Friday, December 12–18
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 16
Fall Semester Ends
‡ After Thanksgiving Recess, most undergraduate (U1-U4) classes, labs, recitations and examinations will be conducted online.

† Graduate students and P1-P4 students will receive specific information about their classes from their program directors/department chairs.
Friday, December 18

 

Spring 2021-COVID REVISED
Martin Luther King Jr Day  Monday, January 18
Classes Begin for All Students Monday, January 25
Drop/Add Period Ends Friday, February 5
Priority Registration for Fall/Summer  Friday, April 9 
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, April 30
Final Examinations Saturday–Friday, May 1–7
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, May 5
Spring Semester Ends Friday, May 7

* The Academic Calendar is subject to change.

 

Academic Year 2021-2022*

Summer 2021
Classes Begin Summer A Monday May 10
Classes Begin Summer I Monday May 17
Last day to drop/add Summer I and Summer A Friday May 21
Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday May 31
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer I Friday June 25
Classes End Summer I Friday July 2
Grades Due Summer I Wednesday July 7
Independence Day Holiday Observed (No Classes)  Monday July 5 
Classes Begin Summer 2 Tuesday July 6
Last day to drop/add Summer 2 Monday July 12
Last day to withdraw Summer A Friday July 23
Last day to withdraw Summer 2 Friday August 13
Classes End – Summer 2 Friday August 20
Grades Due Summer 2 Wednesday August 25
Classes End Summer A Friday August 27
Grades Due Summer A Wednesday September 1

 

Fall 2021
Semester Begins for All Students Monday, August 30
Labor Day Holiday (No Classes) Monday, September 6
Monday Schedule for Classes Tuesday, September 7
Drop/Add Ends Friday, September 10
Mid-Semester Pacing Break (No Classes) Monday, October 11
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, November 12
Spring Priority Online Registration Sunday–Friday, October 31–November 12
University is Open for Business Wednesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Recess (No Classes) Wednesday–Friday, November 24–26
Classes End  Friday, December 10
Final Examinations Saturday–Friday, December 11–17
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, December 15
Fall Semester Ends Friday, December 17
Grades due by noon Tuesday, December 21

 

Spring 2022
Semester Begins for All Students Monday, January 17
Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service Day*
*classes that are scheduled at 4 pm or later will be held
Monday, January 17
Drop/Add Ends Friday, January 28
Spring Recess (No Classes) Monday–Friday, March 7–11
Classes Resume Monday, March 14
Course Withdrawal Deadline Friday, April 1
Classes end Friday, April 29
Final Examinations Saturday–Friday, April 30–May 6
Reading Day (No Classes or Exams) Wednesday, May 4 
Spring Semester Ends Friday, May 6
Grades due by noon Wednesday, May 11

* The Academic Calendar is subject to change.

 

Address:

University of the Sciences
Registrar's Office, Mailbox 32
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-8813 Fax: 215-596-8819

Email:

registrar@usciences.edu