Academic Calendar

Important dates and deadlines for the upcoming semesters including registration, breaks and holidays, and reading and exam periods.

Emory is planning for the fall semester and closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Emory Forward and the Oxford Forward academics page for the latest updates and resources.

Fall Semester 2020

AUGUST

August 19

Wednesday

First Day of Classes

August 26

Wednesday

Schedule Changes End

SEPTEMBER

September 7

Monday

Labor Day--Classes Meet

September 11

Friday

Fall 2020 Degree Application Deadline

September 16

Wednesday

Date of Record for Reporting Enrollment

OCTOBER

October 7

Wednesday

Midterm Status Reports Due

October 9

Friday

Partial Withdraw Deadline (without penalty)

NOVEMBER

November 2

Monday

Spring Pre-Registration Begins

November 6

Friday

One-Time First-Year Student Withdrawal Deadline

November 24

Tuesday

Classes End

November 25–27

Wednesday–Friday

Thanksgiving Break

November 30-Dec 2     

Monday-Wednesday

Reading Days

DECEMBER

December 3-4

Thursday-Friday

Final Exams

December 7-11

Monday-Friday

Final Exams

December 19

Saturday

End of Term/Conferral of Degree

Spring Semester 2020

JANUARY

January 13

Monday

Connections Day for Sophomores (Atlanta)

January 14

Tuesday

First Day of Classes

January 20

Monday

MLK Holiday

January 21

Tuesday

Schedule Changes End

FEBRUARY

February 5

Wednesday

Date of Record for Reporting Enrollment

February 7

Friday

Degree Application Deadline 

MARCH

March 4

Wednesday

Mid-Term Deficiencies Due 

March 6

Friday

Partial Withdrawal Deadline (without penalty)

March 9–13

Monday-Friday

Spring Break

March 30

Monday

Fall Pre-Registration Begins

APRIL

April 3

Friday

One-Time First-Year Student Withdrawal Deadline

April 27

Monday

Classes End

April 28

Tuesday

Reading Day

MAY

April 29–May 1

Wednesday–Friday

Final Exams

May 4–6

Monday–Wednesday

Final Exams

May 9

Saturday

End of Term

May 9

Saturday

Commencement

Summer Semester 2020

MAYMESTER

May 12

Tuesday

First Day of Classes

May 12

Tuesday

End of Drop/Add Period

May 29

Friday

Last Day of Classes

See Syllabus for Dates

Final Exams

REGULAR SESSION

May

May 18

Monday

First Day of Classes

May 22

Friday

End of Drop/Add

August

August 5

Wednesday

Last Day of Classes

August 6–7

Thursday-Friday

Final Exams

FIRST SESSION

May

May 18

Monday

First Day of Classes

May 19

Friday

End of Drop/Add

May 25

Monday

Memorial Day

June

June 24

Wednesday

Last Day of Classes

June 25–26

Thursday–Friday

Final Exams

SECOND SESSION

June

June 29

Monday

First Day of Classes

June 30

Tuesday

End of Drop/Add

July

July 2

Thursday

Summer Degree Application Deadline

July 3

Thursday

Independence Day Holiday

August

August 5

Wednesday

Last Day of Classes

August 6–7

Thursday–Friday

Final Exams

August 7

Friday

End of Summer 2019/Conferral of Degree