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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
Summer 2020 - W&M Campus Programs
Summer Session 1
April 13 Summer registration begins for continuing students
April 20 Summer registration begins for NDS students
May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 1

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

June 5

Last day to add/drop

June 6

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

June 19

Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)

July 3

Last day of classes

Independence Day (offices closed, GE classes not in session)

July 13

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

August 14

Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)

Summer Session 2
April 13 Summer registration begins for continuing students
April 20 Summer registration begins for NDS students
July 3 Independence Day (offices closed, GE classes not in session)
July 6

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 9

Last day to add/drop

July 10

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

July 24

Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)

August 7

Last day of classes

August 17

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

August 14

Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)

Summer Session 3
April 13 Summer registration begins for continuing students
April 20 Summer registration begins for NDS students
May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 1

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

June 10

Last day to add/drop

June 11

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

July 3

Independence Day (offices closed, GE classes not in session)

July 10

Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)

August 7

Last day of classes

August 17

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

August 14

Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)

Summer Session 4
April 13 Summer registration begins for continuing students
April 20 Summer registration begins for NDS students
May 18

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 25

Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)

May 29

Last day to add/drop

May 30

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

July 3

Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)

Independence Day (offices closed, GE classes not in session)

July 31

Last day of classes

August 10

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

August 14

Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)

Non-Standard (NSE) Summer Session
April 13 Summer registration begins for continuing students
April 20 Summer registration begins for NDS students
May 18

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
May 29 Last day to add/drop
Varies Withdrawal period (contact the School of Education Registrar)
July 3 Independence Day (offices closed, GE classes not in session)
August 7 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due 10 days after last day of class at 12 p.m.
August 14 Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)

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Summer 2020 - Online M.Ed. in Counseling
Session A
April 6 Summer registration begins
May 4

Classes begin

Add/drop period begins

May 10

Last day to add/drop

May 11

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

May 25

Memorial Day (offices closed)

June 3

Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)

June 24

Classes end

July 1

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

Session B
April 6 Summer registration begins
May 10 Last day to register for classes
June 29

Classes begin

Add/drop period begins

July 3

Independence Day (offices closed)

July 5

Last day to add/drop (contact the School of Education Registrar)

July 6

Withdrawal period begins (contact the School of Education Registrar)

July 29

Last day to withdraw (contact the School of Education Registrar)

August 19

Classes end

August 26

Final grades due at 12 p.m.

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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)
October 19 Spring 2021 registration begins for degree seeking students
October 26 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
April 6 Fall 2020 registration opens at 9 a.m.
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 19 Spring 2021 registration opens
October 21 Final grades due
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Session B
April 6 Fall 2020 registration opens at 9 a.m.
October 19 Spring 2021 registration opens
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 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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