George Fox University Academic Dates and Deadlines

These calendars list important academic dates, including add/drop and withdrawal deadlines for courses running the full length of the semester. 

To see future semester start and end dates for the next five years, visit Semester Dates.

Please note that future dates may be subject to change.

August

Fall Semester Begins - August 30, 2021

September

Last Day for Special Student Class Registration - September 3, 2021
Last Day to Self-Enroll in Classes - September 5, 2021
(without Instructor approval)
Labor Day Holiday - September 6, 2021
Regional Sites (non-Newberg) only
Last Day to Change Registration (Add/Drop) - September 12, 2021
($25 drop fee applied during week two)
Last Day to Submit Application for Graduation - September 12, 2021
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Census Date - September 14, 2021
Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option - September 24, 2021

October

Mid-Semester Holiday - October 15, 2021
(Newberg campus only)
Mid-Semester Grade Entry - October 16-20, 2021
(Traditional undergraduate classes)
Registration for Spring Semester Opens - October 27, 2021
(Graduate and degree completion students)

November

Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility - November 7, 2021
Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date - November 19, 2021 by 5 p.m.
(Midyear Commencement participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Midyear Commencement with Incomplete Requirements - November 21, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday - November 25-26, 2021

December

Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due - December 3, 2021 by 5 p.m.
(Midyear Commencement participation)
Study Day - December 13, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates)
Final Exams - December 13-17, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates)
Fall Semester Ends - December 17, 2021
Midyear Commencement - December 18, 2021
Christmas/New Year Break - December 18, 2021-January 9, 2022
Final Grade Entry Deadline - December 26, 2021

January

Spring Semester Begins - January 10, 2022
Last Day for Special Student Class Registration - January 14, 2022
Last Day to Self-Enroll in Classes - January 16, 2022
(without instructor approval)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - January 17, 2022
Last Day to Change Registration (Add/Drop) - January 23, 2022
($25 drop fee applied during week 2)
Last Day to Submit Application for Graduation - January 23, 2022
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Census Date - January 25, 2022

February

Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option - February 4, 2022
Mid-Semester Holiday - February 11, 2022
Registration for Summer Semester Opens - February 23, 2022
Mid-Semester Grade Entry - February 26-March 2, 2022
(Traditional undergraduates only)

March

Juniors Abroad Registration - March 11, 2022
Registration for Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 Opens - March 14-18, 2022
(Traditional Undergraduate students)
Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility - March 20, 2022
(Traditional undergraduate classes only)
Spring Break - March 21-25, 2022

April

Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date - April 1, 2022 by 5:00 pm
(Spring Commencement participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Spring Commencement with Incomplete Requirements - April 3, 2022
Registration for Fall Semester Opens - April 13, 2022
(Graduate and Degree Completion students)
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due - April 15, 2022 by 5:00 pm
(Spring Commencement participation)
Study Day - April 25, 2022
(Traditional undergraduates)
Final Exams - April 25-29, 2022
(Traditional undergraduates)
Spring Semester Ends - April 29, 2022
Spring Commencement - April 30, 2022

May

Final Grade Entry Deadline - May 8, 2022

May

Summer Semester Begins - May 2, 2022
Last Day to Change Summer Registration (Add/Drop) - May 15, 2022
(full semester classes)
Memorial Day Holiday - May 30, 2022

June

Summer Online Session Begins - June 6, 2022
Last Day to Change Summer Online Registration (Add/Drop) - June 12, 2022

July

Census Date - July 1, 2022
Independence Day Holiday - July 4, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Online Session Classes without Grade Responsibility - July 10, 2022
Last Day to Withdraw from Full Semester Summer Classes without Grade Responsibility - July 10, 2022
Summer Online Session Ends - July 31, 2022

August

Summer Online Session Grade Entry Deadline - August 7, 2022
Summer Semester Ends - August 19, 2022
Final Grade Entry Deadline - August 28, 2022

 

To download a printable version, see these PDF copies of the academic calendar.