2020 Fall Semester
|Mid-late July||New Students and Transfer Students: Online placement exam info sent via email.|
|July 28||Announcement of amended Fall 2020 and January 2021 Course Schedules. Fall 2020 will indicate remote or hybrid. January 2021 is all remote. Some new courses may be added.|
|August 1||New Students and Transfer Students: Deadline to complete online placement exams.|
|August 3-5||Course lotteries for sophomores, juniors, and seniors based on April pre-enrollment.
|August 11-14||Advising for sophomores, juniors, and seniors for Fall 2020 and January 2021 Term. Advisees, please confer with your advisors.|
|Mid-August||New Students and Transfer Students: Academic advisor assignment notification via mySwarthmore|
|August 17||Add/Drop (conducted remotely) begins for sophomores, juniors, and seniors, for Fall 2020 and January 2021.|
|August 24-28||New student advising and registration (conducted remotely) for Fall 2020 and January 2021. (Add/Drop for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors will be paused during this time).
|August 30||Add/Drop resumes for all students for both Fall 2020 and January 2021.|
|September 1 – 6||Staggered arrival of students (first-years, sophomores, incoming transfer students, students on campus by petition)|
|September 7||Labor Day; First day of fall classes|
|September 14||(Monday): Last day of Add/Drop for Fall 2020 courses. Deadline 11:59 p.m. We expect to have a supplemental J-term add/drop later in the semester.|
|November 6||(Friday): CR/NC and Course Withdrawal deadlines
Advising and Pre-Registration for Spring 2021: Dates to be determined.
|November 20||Last day of on-campus experiences.|
|November 20 – 22||Phased departure of on-campus students.|
|November 21 – 29||Thanksgiving Break|
|December 4||Last day of classes|
|December 5 – 7||Reading Period|
|December 8 – 15||Final exams|
|December 16 – January 3||Winter Break I|