Academic Calendar 2020-21

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

AUGUST
Aug 6-10 Thu-Mon Academic advising for new students
Aug 11-12 Tue-Wed New student registration
Aug 24 Mon First day of classes
SEPTEMBER
Sep 4 Fri Last day to add a class (full and half credit); Last day to add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
Sep 7 Mon Labor Day – Classes in session
Sep 12 Sat Replacement instructional day: Tuesday classes
Sep 30 Wed Suggested date for faculty to submit low grade notifications
OCTOBER
Oct 9 Fri Special Major information meeting
Oct 15 Thu Last day to drop a class with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Oct 22 Thu Major and Minor Declaration Forms due for Juniors (class of 2022)
NOVEMBER
Nov 2-6 Mon-Fri Advising Days (classes still in session)
Nov 5 Thur Last day to opt for Pass/No Credit (P/NC)
Nov 10-12
Nov 17-19
Tue-Thu
Tue-Thur
Pre-Registration for Spring 2021 semester
Nov 13 Fri Independent Study Forms due for SPRING 2021 (full and half credit)
Nov 14 Sat Replacement instructional day: Friday classes
Nov 23 Mon Replacement instructional day: Wednesday classes
Nov 24 Tue Replacement instructional day: Thursday classes
Nov 24 Tue Last day to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”); Last day of classes for fall semester
Nov 25-29 Wed-Sun Thanksgiving Break – No classes
Nov 30-Dec 4 Mon-Fri Final examinations (remote)
DECEMBER
Dec 10 Thu All grades due to Registrar’s Office by noon
Dec 15 Tue Grades visible on student portal

Fall 2020 Final Exam Schedule

Spring 2021

*subject to change

JANUARY
TBD Sun New Student Orientation
Jan 18 Mon Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No classes
Jan 19 Tues Spring semester classes begin
FEBRUARY
Feb 1 Mon Last day to add a class (full and half credit)
Feb 1 Mon Last day add/drop for a tuition refund or financial aid adjustment
Feb 24 Wed Suggested date for faculty to submit low-grade notifications
MARCH
Mar 11 Thurs Last day to drop a class with no recorded grade & without being charged semester overload fees
Mar 15-19 Mon-Fri Spring Break
Mar 26 Fri César Chavez Day – No Classes
APRIL
Apr 5 Mon Fall 2021 course schedule available on the Portal
Apr 8 Thurs Last day to choose Pass/No Credit grading option, forms due to Registrar’s Office
Apr 12-13 Mon-Tues Advising Days (Classes still in session)
Apr 20-22 Tues-Thurs Pre-Registration for Fall 2021
Apr 22 Thurs Independent Study Forms due for FALL 2021 (full and half credit)
Apr 22 Thurs Independent Study Forms due for SUMMER 2021 (full and half credit)
Apr 30 Fri Last day for graduating Seniors to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
MAY
May 5 Wed Last day of classes for the Spring semester
May 6 Thurs Academic Festival
May 6-7 Thurs-Fri Senior Finals; Reading days for all other students
May 7 Fri Grades for graduating Seniors must be submitted by noon
May 7 Fri Final day for non-seniors to withdraw from a class (grade recorded as “W”)
May 10-14 Mon-Fri Final Examinations (see Final Examination Schedule)
May 15 Sat Commencement
May 20 Thurs Grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon
May 25 Tues Grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon

*updated on 9/22/2020