Academic Calendar 2020-21

If you have questions, please contact registrar@pitzer.edu

Spring 2021

*Dates are subject to change.

JANUARY
Jan 4-5Mon-TueAdvising for incoming students
Jan 6-7Wed-ThursNew Student Registration
Jan 25MonSpring semester classes begin
FEBRUARY
Feb 5FriLast day to add a class (full and half credit)
Feb 5FriLast day add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
Feb 5FriLast Day to opt for 3+1
MARCH
Mar 3WedSuggested date for faculty to submit low-grade notifications
Mar 8-12Mon-FriSpring Break
Mar 18ThursLast day to drop a class with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Mar 26FriCésar Chavez Day – No Classes
APRIL
Apr 5MonFall 2021 course schedule available on the Portal
Apr 12-16Mon-FriAdvising Days (Classes still in session)
Apr 16FriLast day to choose Pass/No Credit grading option, forms due to Registrar’s Office
Apr 20-22Tues-ThursPre-Registration for Fall 2021
Apr 22ThursIndependent Study Forms due for FALL 2021 (full and half credit)
Apr 22ThursIndependent Study Forms due for SUMMER 2021 (full and half credit)
MAY
May 7FriLast day of classes for the Spring semester
May 7FriAcademic Festival
May 7FriLast day for all students to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as ‘W’)
May 10-14Mon-FriFinal Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
May 15SatCommencement
May 20ThursGrades for all students must be submitted by noon
May 25TuesGrades visible to all students on the portal

Spring 2021 Final Exam Schedule


Fall 2020

AUGUST
Aug 6-10Thu-MonAcademic advising for new students
Aug 11-12Tue-WedNew student registration
Aug 24MonFirst day of classes
SEPTEMBER
Sep 4FriLast day to add a class (full and half credit); Last day to add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
Sep 7MonLabor Day – Classes in session
Sep 12SatReplacement instructional day: Tuesday classes
Sep 30WedSuggested date for faculty to submit low grade notifications
OCTOBER
Oct 9FriSpecial Major information meeting
Oct 15ThuLast day to drop a class with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
NOVEMBER
Nov 2-6Mon-FriAdvising Days (classes still in session)
Nov 5ThurMajor and Minor Declaration Forms due for Juniors (class of 2022)
Nov 10-19 Pre-Registration for Spring 2021 semester
Nov 13FriIndependent Study Forms due for SPRING 2021 (full and half credit)
Nov 14SatReplacement instructional day: Friday classes
Nov 23MonReplacement instructional day: Wednesday classes
Nov 24TueReplacement instructional day: Thursday classes
Nov 24TueLast day to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”); Last day of classes for fall semester
Nov 25-29Wed-SunThanksgiving Break – No classes
Nov 30-Dec 4Mon-FriFinal examinations (remote)
DECEMBER
Dec 7MonLast day to opt for Pass/No Credit (P/NC) – Please see  Fall 2020 P/NC Grade Policy Modification
Dec 10ThuAll grades due to Registrar’s Office by noon
Dec 15TueGrades visible on student portal

Fall 2020 Final Exam Schedule

*updated on 12/11/2020