Academic Calendar for 2020-2021

Note: different calendar dates may apply for select courses and/or offerings at locations other than the main campus.  Consult the complete academic calendar on the Daemen web page for details.

Link to Daemen Academic Calendar Information

First Semester

 
September  5 Welcome Week begins
September 8 Classes begin
September 15 Last day for making changes in schedule (Adding and Dropping Courses Ends)
October 5 Application for Degree forms must be filed with the Registrar’s office for all prospective January 2021 graduates
October 21 Mid semester grades due at NOON
November 9 Last day for authorized withdrawal from courses (or change to audit)
November 11 Advance Registration begins for Intersemester/Spring Semester 2021
November 24 Last day of class instruction
November 25-28 Thanksgiving Recess — classes will not meet
November 30 Classes resume -Remote Instruction
December 11 Last day of classes
December 14 Final Examinations begin
December 18 Final Examinations and Fall 2020 Semester Ends
December 19 Semester grades due at NOON
   

Intersemester Session

 
January 2 Classes begin
January 13 Last day for authorized withdrawal from courses (or change to audit)
January 16 Last day of classes
January 17 Final Examinations are held (if no final exam, class is held on this day)
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance
January 21 Intersemester grades due at NOON
   

Second Semester

 
February 15 Classes begin
February 22 Last day for making changes in schedule (Adding and Dropping Courses Ends)
February 26 Application for Degree forms must be filed with the Registrar’s office for all prospective May 2021 graduates
March 23 Classes will not meet
April 1 Mid semester grades due at NOON 
April 12  Last day for authorized withdrawal from courses (or change to audit)
April 14  Advance Registration begins for Summer and Fall Semester 2021
April 28 Classes will not meet
May 14 Last day of classes
May 17 Final Examinations begin
May 21 Final Examinations and Spring 2021 semester ends
May 25 Grades due at NOON for: prospective May 2021 graduates, non-graduating ceremony “walkers,” also for candidates’ admission to the Athletic Training and Physician Assistant programs, and to the professional phase of the Physical Therapy program.
May 28 Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony: 7:00 PM (held in Wick Social Room)
May 29  Commencement held at Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
June 1 Semester grades due at NOON for all other students
June 14  Application for Degree forms must be filed for all prospective September 2021
graduates