Calendar

The following dates are subject to change as the University makes decisions regarding the 2020–2021 academic year. Changes will be posted online on the Divinity School’s website.

Fall 2020

Aug. 17–19 M–W Online preregistration for returning students
Aug. 19–21 W–F Online preregistration for first-year students
Aug. 31 M Fall classes begin, 8:30 a.m.
Drop/add period begins
Sept. 4 F Drop/add period ends
Sept. 7 M Labor Day; classes meet
Nov. 5 TH Virtual open house for prospective students
Nov. 20 F Regular classes end, 9 p.m.
Thanksgiving recess begins, 9 p.m.
Nov. 30 M Thanksgiving recess ends, 8:30 a.m.
Reading period begins, 8:30 a.m.
Advising period begins
Dec. 11 F Advising period ends
Dec. 14 M Reading period ends, 8:20 a.m.
Final exams begin, 8:30 a.m.
Dec. 18 F Final exams end. Fall term ends, 6 p.m.
All course work due

Spring 2021

Jan. 4 M Grades due for fall 2020
Last day for faculty to accept late work for fall term
Jan. 18 M Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes
Jan. 19 T Spring classes begin, 8:30 a.m.
Online registration begins, 9 a.m.
Jan. 29 F Online registration ends, 11:59 p.m.
Feb. 9 T Last day to add a course
Feb. 16 T Reading period begins, 9 p.m.
Feb. 22 M Reading period ends, 8:20 a.m.
Classes resume, 8:30 a.m.
Mar. 1 M Last day to drop a course
Mar. 12 F Spring recess begins, 9 p.m.
Mar. 29 M Spring recess ends, 8:20 a.m.
Classes resume, 8:30 a.m.
Apr. 2 F Good Friday; no classes
Apr. 6 T Year-end consultations begin
Apr. 27 T Tuesday classes do not meet. Friday classes meet instead
Apr. 30 F Regular classes end, 9 p.m.
Reading period begins, 9 p.m.
May 6 TH Reading period ends, 8:20 a.m.
Final exams begin, 8:30 a.m.
Year-end consultations end
May 11 T Final exams end. Spring term ends, 6 p.m.
May 13 TH Senior grades due for spring 2021
May 22 SA Andover Newton graduation, 11:30 a.m.
Berkeley Divinity School Commencement Evensong, 4 p.m.
May 23 SU YDS Commencement Service, 4 p.m.
May 24 M University and YDS Commencement
May 25 T All other grades due for spring 2021
Last day for faculty to accept late work for spring term