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Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar2020-2021

Academic Calendar2019-2020

DKU ACADEMIC CALENDAR Academic Year 2019-2020

Applicable to Undergraduate and Graduate Programs (MMS program not included)

(NOTE: CALENDAR SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Fall 2019

August 13

Tuesday. International students (Class of 2023) move-in.

August 14

Wednesday. Chinese students (Class of 2023) move-in.

August 17

Saturday. New graduate students move-in.

August 23-24

Friday-Saturday. Returning graduate students move-in.

August 24-25

Saturday-Sunday. Returning undergraduate students move-in.

August 26

Monday. Undergraduate and graduate classes begin.

August 29

Thursday. Drop/add ends for first 7-week undergraduate session.

September 8

Sunday. Drop/add ends for graduate classes.

September 13

Friday. Mid-Autumn Festival - No classes

September 26

Thursday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade for first 7-week classes.

September 28-29

Saturday-Sunday. No classes scheduled.

September 30

Monday. All classes continue.

October 1-7

Tuesday – Monday. Chinese National Day Holiday – No classes.

October 17

Thursday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends.

October 18-20

Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading period.

October 21-25

Monday-Friday. First 7-week undergraduate session final examinations. Graduate classes continue.

October 28

Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.

October 31

Thursday. Drop/add ends for second 7-week undergraduate session.

November 28

Thursday. Graduate classes end; Last day to withdraw with a W grade for second 7-week classes.

November 29December 3

Friday-Tuesday. Graduate reading days.

December 4-6

Wednesday-Friday. Graduate exams.

December 12

Thursday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends.

December 13-15

Friday-Sunday. Undergraduate reading period.

December 16-20

Monday-Friday. Undergraduate final examinations.

December 21

Saturday Noon. Residence halls close for Winter Break.

Spring 2020

January 2Thursday. Residence halls reopen at 9AM.
January 6Monday. Undergraduate classes begin.
January 9Thursday. Drop/add ends for first 7-weeks undergraduate session.
January 13Monday. Graduate classes begin.
January 23Thursday. Drop/add ends for graduate classes.
January 24 - 30Friday-Thursday. Spring Festival – Chinese New Year – No classes
February 24Monday. Undergraduate classes resume online.
March 6

Friday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade for first 7-week classes. Last day for I grade change.

March 20Friday. First 7-week undergraduate session ends, inclusive of exams.
March 23Monday. Second 7-week undergraduate session begins.
March 27Friday. Drop/add ends for second 7-week undergraduate session.
April 10Friday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade for 14-week classes.
April 24Friday. Last day to withdraw with a W grade for second 7-week classes.
April 30Thursday. Graduate classes end.
May 1-5Friday-Tuesday. Graduate Reading and Exam Period.
May 8Friday. Second 7-week undergraduate session ends, inclusive of exams. Graduate commencement.

Summer 2020

July 6

Monday. Summer session starts (Chinese mainland and HMT students only).

August 12

Wednesday. Last day of Summer session classes.

August 13

Thursday. Summer exams.

Past Academic Calendars

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

2017-2018 Academic Calendar

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

2014-2015 Academic Calendar