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Academic Calendar at Covenant College

Academic Calendars

Last updated September 14, 2020

 

Any calendar adjustments due to COVID conditions will be communicated by email to the community. Refer to the calendar on this page as the current operational calendar.

 

Download the 2020-21 Academic Calendar   

 


 

Fall Semester 2020

 

August 13-14 International Student Orientation
August 13-15 New students arrive with New Student Orientation through the 18th
August 16-18 Residence halls open for returning students
August 19 First day of classes and Registration begins. Opening Convocation 11:00 am
August 20 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
August 25 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
September 1 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
September 17 Constitution Day Speaker – (all classes meet according to normal schedule)
September 23 Day of Prayer – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
October 1 FAFSA opens for fall 2021-2022 academic year
October 14-16 Board of Trustees meeting - dates to be finalized by the Board
October 15 Last day to change to or from Pass/Fail, or drop a class with an automatic "W".
After this date a "W" or "F" will be assigned to a dropped class by the instructor.
Last day to withdraw from Covenant with a partial tuition refund.
October 21 Fall Respite - No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
October 22 Pre-registration for spring semester begins.
November 3 Last day to drop a class. Instructor will assign a “W” or “F”
November 17 Last day of classes
November 18 Reading/Snow Day – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings.
November 19-24 Final examinations; meal plan concludes Tuesday, 11/24 at 7:00 pm
November 25 Residence halls close at 12:00 pm

 


 

January Term 2021

 

January 4-22 First day and last day of January Term classes

 


 

Spring Semester 2021

 

January 29 New students arrive on the 29th for New Student Orientation going through the 31st
January 30 Continuing students may return to campus; meal plan begins Saturday, 1/30 at 5:00 pm
February 1 First day of classes and Registration begins
February 2 Last day to register without incurring a late registration fee
February 8 Last day to make schedule changes without incurring a fee
February 15 Last day to add a class & last day to drop a class without assignment of a “W” if still a full-time student
February 23 Day of Prayer and Martin Luther King Day observance; No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
March 1 Priority Deadline for all financial aid paper work for 2021-2022 FAFSA. Last day before spring break.
March 17 Spring Respite – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
March 17-19 ? Board of Trustees meetings for the College and Foundation - dates to be finalized by the Board
April 2 Good Friday for Easter – No classes
April 5 Room & Schedule Deposit for Fall 2021 due; Deposit required before pre-registration
April 5 Last day to change to or from Pass/Fail, or drop a class with an automatic "W"; After this date a "W" or "F" will be assigned to a dropped class by the instructor. Last day to withdraw from Covenant with a partial tuition refund
April 9 Pre-registration for fall semester begins. Graduation Applications for December 2021 and May 2022 graduates are due before they will be permitted to pre-register
April 20 Assessment Day – No day classes; Evening classes starting after 5:00 pm meet.
April 26 Last day to drop a class, with the instructor assigning “W” or “F”
May 11 Last day of classes
May 12-13 Reading/Snow Days – May be used for class meetings depending upon college closings
May 14-19 Final examinations
May 22 Commencement Ceremony; Residence halls close at 1:00 pm