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Academic Calendar Dates

William & Mary's phased plan to reopen campus for in-person operations will include shifts for the academic year 2020-2021. Visit www.wm.edu/pathforward for more information.

School of Education's Academic Calendars

W&M Campus Programs
Online M.Ed. in Counseling
Resources
Fall 2020 - W&M Campus Programs
August 19

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

September 2 Last day to add/drop
September 3 Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)
September 7 Labor Day (offices closed, classes in session)
November 3 Election Day (offices closed, classes in session)
November 9 Spring 2021 registration begins for degree seeking students
November 16 Spring 2021 registration begins for non-degree seeking students
November 17 Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)
November 24 Last day of classes and exams
November 25-29 Thanksgiving (offices closed)
December 7 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Fall 2020 - Online M.Ed. in Counseling
Session A
August 24

Classes begin

Add/drop period begins

August 30 Last day to add/drop
August 31 Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)
September 7 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 23 Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)
October 14 Classes end
October 21 Final grades due
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Session B
October 26

Classes begin

Add/drop period begins

November 1 Last day to add/drop
November 2 Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)
November 3 Election Day (offices closed)
November 9 Spring 2021 registration opens
November 24 Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed)
December 16 Classes end
December 23 Final grades due
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Spring 2021 - W&M Campus Programs
January 27

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

February 10 Last day to add/drop
February 11 Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)
TBD Spring Break Days
March 22 Classes resume from Spring Break
April 19 Summer and Fall 2021 registration begins for degree seeking students
April 26 Summer and Fall 2021 registration begins for non-degree seeking students
May 11 Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)
May 18 Last day of classes and exams
May 19 Final grades due at 12 p.m. for graduating students
May 22-23 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement/Diploma Ceremony
May 25 Final grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Spring 2021 - Online M.Ed. in Counseling
Session A
January 11

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

January 17 Last day to add/drop
January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (offices closed)

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

February 10 Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)
March 3 Last day of classes
March 10 Final grades due
May 22-23 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement  Ceremony
Session B
March 8

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

March 14 Last day to add/drop
March 15 Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)
April 7 Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)
April 12 Summer and Fall 2021 registration opens
April 28 Last day of classes
May 5 Final grades due
May 22-23 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement  Ceremony

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