The academic calendar is the best resource to discover the most important dates such as when classes begin, exam schedules, holiday information and more.


View the 2019-2020 Dean College Academic Calendar. 


Date Event
Wednesday, December 26 SCS Intersession Online courses begin
Monday, January 14 SCS Intersession face-to-face courses begin
Friday, January 18 SCS Intersession all courses end

two students walking to class in the winter in front of dean hall.


Date Event 
Friday, January 18 NEW international students arrive for Check-In; International Student Orientation begins

Monday, January 21

Martin Luther King Day

The College will be open on this day. 

Residence halls reopen; Check-In for all students; New Student Orientation begins

Tuesday, January 22 Day and SCS classes begin (Semester and Quarter Three)

Monday, February 18

Presidents’ Day

NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed

TBD Dean Leadership Institute

Friday, March 8 Last day of Quarter Three Day classes; at the conclusion of Friday classes, Spring vacation begins and residence halls close
Saturday, March 9 Last day of Quarter Three SCS classes; SCS vacation begins at the conclusion of Saturday classes
Sunday, March 17 Residence halls reopen at noon
Monday, March 18 Quarter Four classes begin; Day and SCS Semester classes resume
Saturday, March 23 Discover Dean Day
Saturday, April 13 Accepted Student Day

Monday, April 15

Patriot's Day

NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed. Snow Make-up Day if necessary
Friday, May 3 Last day of Day classes
Saturday, May 4 Last day of SCS Semester and Quarter Four classes
May 6–9 Finals Week; Non-graduating resident students must vacate their room three hours (Monday–Thursday) after their last final
Thursday, May 9 Last day of the Spring semester
Friday, May 10 Commencement Reception and Awards Night
Saturday, May 11 Commencement - 11:00 am

three students walking to class outside


Date Event
Monday, May 20 SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session I begins

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day

NO CLASSES – Administrative offices closed
June 24–25 (Monday & Tuesday) New Student Orientation #1
June 27–28 (Thursday & Friday) New Student Orientation #2
Thursday, June 27 SCS Summer Session I ends

Thursday, July 4

July 4th Holiday

Administrative offices closed
Monday, July 8 SCS Summer Session II begins
July 11–12 (Thursday & Friday) New Student Orientation #3
Thursday, August 15 SCS Summer Semester and Summer Session II ends