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 24, 2020
Last Day for Special Student Class Registration - August 28, 2020
Last Day to Self-Enroll in Classes - August 30, 2020
(without Instructor approval)

September

Last Day to Change Registration (Add/Drop) - September 6, 2020
($25 drop fee applied during week two)
Last Day to Submit Application for Graduation - September 6, 2020
(Midyear Commencement Participation)
Labor Day Holiday - September 7, 2020
Regional Sites (non-Newberg) only
Census Date - September 8, 2020
Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option - September 18, 2020

October

Mid-Semester Holiday - October 9, 2020
(Newberg campus only)
Mid-Semester Grade Entry - October 10-14, 2020
(Traditional undergraduate classes)
Registration for Spring Semester Opens - October 21, 2020
(Graduate and degree completion students)

November

Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility - November 1, 2020
Day of Rest - November 11, 2020
Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date - November 13, 2020 by 5 p.m.
(Midyear Commencement participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Midyear Commencement with Incomplete Requirements - November 15, 2020
Thanksgiving Holiday - November 26-27, 2020
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due - November 27, 2020 by 5 p.m.
(Midyear Commencement participation)
Study Day - November 30, 2020
(Traditional undergraduates)
Final Exams - November 30-December 4, 2020
(Traditional undergraduates)

December

Final Exams - November 30-December 4, 2020
(Traditional Undergraduates)
Fall Semester Ends - December 4, 2020
Midyear Commencement - TBD
Christmas/New Year Break - December 5, 2020-January 10, 2021
Final Grade Entry Deadline - December 13, 2020

January

Spring Semester Begins - January 11, 2021
(for degree completion students, graduate students, and traditional undergraduate nursing majors only)
Last Day for Special Student Class Registration - January 15, 2021
(Degree completion and graduate students only)
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - January 18, 2021
Spring Semester Begins - January 19, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates only; nursing majors begin January 11)
Last Day for Special Student Class Registration - January 22, 2021
(Traditional undergraduate students only)
Last Day to Self-Enroll in Classes - January 24, 2021
(without instructor approval)
Last Day to Submit Application for Graduation - January 24, 2021
(Spring Commencement Participation)
Census Date - January 26, 2021
Last Day to Change Registration (Add/Drop) - January 31, 2021
($25 drop fee applied during week 2)

February

Last Day to Exercise Pass/No Pass or Audit Option - February 12, 2021
Mid-Semester Holiday - February 15-16, 2021
Registration for Summer Semester Opens - February 24, 2021

March

Mid-Semester Grade Entry - March 3-6, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates only)
Juniors Abroad Registration - March 12, 2021
Registration for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Opens - March 16-19, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates)
Spring Mini-Break - March 25-26, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw from Class without Grade Responsibility - March 28, 2021
(Traditional undergraduate classes only)

April

Transfer Credit Transcript Due Date - April 2, 2021 by 5:00 pm
(Spring Commencement participation)
Last Day to Request Participation in Spring Commencement with Incomplete Requirements - April 4, 2021
Registration for Fall Semester Opens - April 14, 2021
(Graduate and degree completion students)
Day of Rest - April 14, 2021
Dissertation Signed Approval Sheets Due - April 16, 2021 by 5:00 pm
(Spring Commencement participation)
Study Day - April 26, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates)
Final Exams - April 26-30, 2021
(Traditional undergraduates)
Spring Semester Ends - April 30, 2021

May

Spring Commencement - May 1, 2021
Final Grade Entry Deadline - May 9, 2021

May

Summer Semester Begins - May 3, 2021
Last Day to Change Summer Registration (Add/Drop) - May 16, 2021
(full semester classes)
Memorial Day Holiday - May 31, 2021

June

Summer Online Session Begins - June 7, 2021
Last Day to Change Summer Online Registration (Add/Drop) - June 13, 2021

July

Census Date - July 1, 2021
Independence Day Holiday - TBD
Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Online Session Classes without Grade Responsibility - July 11, 2021
Last Day to Withdraw from Full Semester Summer Classes without Grade Responsibility - July 11, 2021

August

Summer Online Session Ends - August 1, 2021
Summer Online Session Grade Entry Deadline - August 8, 2021
Summer Semester Ends - August 20, 2021
Final Grade Entry Deadline - August 29, 2021

 

To download a printable version, see this PDF copy of the Academic Calendar.