Student Dates to Remember

2020–21

First Term, Fall 2020

Friday, July 31
Fall class schedules for continuing students finalized and released.
New transfer student registration for Fall 1 and 2.
Monday, Aug. 3–Friday, Aug. 7
First Year registration for Fall 1 and 2.
Advising week for continuing students for Fall 1 and 2.
Monday, Aug. 10–Friday, Aug. 28
Fall 1 and 2 online Add/Drop period for continuing students.
Note: Online Add/Drop for Fall 2 remains open until Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Friday, Aug. 21
Deadline to submit final applications for Fall 1 and 2 Individual Studies (Plus-2, 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499.)
Monday, Aug. 24–Friday, Aug. 28
Fall 1 and 2 online Add/Drop period for ALL students.
Note: Online Add/Drop for Fall 2 remains open until Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Monday, Aug. 31
First day of Fall 1 classes.
Monday, Aug. 31–Tuesday, Sept. 8
Fall 1 Add/Drop period for ALL students.
Note: Add/Drop during this period will be conducted via email with the Registrar's Office (registrar@grinnell.edu.)
Note: The Registrar's Office will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day.
Tuesday, Sept. 8
Last day to add a Fall 1 course or an audit, drop a course without transcript entry, and change a course from credit to audit or vice versa.
Note: This deadline applies to all Fall 1 courses.
Wednesday, Sept. 9–Friday, Sept. 25
Courses may be withdrawn with a “W” transcript entry.
Friday, Sept. 25
Last day to withdraw from a course with a “W” transcript entry.
Last day to elect S/D/F grading.
Friday, Oct. 16
Last day of Fall 1 classes.
Monday, Oct. 19
Finals Reading Day
Tuesday, Oct. 20–Wednesday, Oct. 21
Finals
Wednesday, Oct. 21
Last Day of the Fall 1 Term

Fall Term Transition

Thursday, Oct. 22–Wednesday, Oct. 28
no classes.

Fall 2020, Term 2

Friday, July 31
Fall class schedules for continuing students finalized and released.
New transfer student registration for Fall 1 and 2.
Monday, Aug. 3–Friday, Aug. 7
First Year registration for Fall 1 and 2.
Advising week for continuing students for Fall 1 and 2.
Monday, Aug. 10–Friday, Aug. 28
Fall 1 and 2 online Add/Drop period for continuing students.
Note: Online Add/Drop for Fall 2 remains open until Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Friday, Aug. 21
Deadline to submit final applications for Fall 1 and 2 Individual Studies (Plus-2, 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499.)
Monday, Aug. 24–Friday, Aug. 28
Fall 1 and 2 online Add/Drop period for ALL students.
Note: Online Add/Drop for Fall 2 remains open until Wednesday, Oct. 28.
Thursday, Oct. 29
First day of Fall 2 classes.
Thursday, Oct. 29–Friday, Nov. 6
Fall 2 Add/Drop period for all students.
Note: Add/Drop during this period will be conducted via email with the Registrar’s Office (registrar@grinnell.edu.)
Monday, Nov. 2
Last day for second-semester second years to declare major before preregistration.
Friday, Nov. 6
Last day to add a Fall 2 course or an audit, drop a course without transcript entry, and change a course from credit to audit or vice versa
Note: This deadline applies to all Fall 2 courses.
Monday, Nov. 9–Monday, Nov. 30
Courses may be withdrawn with a “W” transcript entry.
Thursday, Nov. 26
Thanksgiving Break — no classes.
Note: Classes will be held on Friday, Nov. 27.
Monday, Nov. 30
Last day to withdraw from a course with a “W” transcript entry.
Last day to elect S/D/F grading.
Thursday, Dec. 17
Last day of Fall 2 classes.
Friday, Dec. 18
Finals Reading Day
Monday, Dec. 21–Tuesday, Dec. 22
Finals
Tuesday, Dec. 22
Last Day of the Fall 2 Term

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