SY 20-21 Key Dates
A Word of Caution: The dates provided below are provided for information purposes right now because decisions in response to the coronavirus are still being made that will determine when and how these will be affected. As the President and Provost have said it is our aim to begin the Fall 2020 Semester on time in August, and in-person. However, as plans are made, the same priority used throughout this crisis, which is the health and safety of everyone, will continue to guide the decisions we make for this fall. We encourage you to check regularly on The Citadel’s Website and Facebook page for the latest information
August 08: Class of 2024 Reports - decision announced 2 July
August 16: Upperclass Returns - decision announced 2 July
August 19: Fall Semester Classes Begin - decision announced 2 July
October 2-4: Parents Weekend - cancelled - decision announced 4 August
October 6-13: Midterms - decision announced 2 July
October 21: Leadership Day (Revised) - instead of the activities happening on one day, cadets will be provided opportunities throughout the semester to have their expereince through events in different venues that respect the actions being taken on campus to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
November 6-8: Homecoming Weekend - (T) - no decision yet
November 24: Fall Furlough beings after last class - cadets will not return to campus until 10 January - decision announced 2 July
December 01-11: Fall Semester Exams online - - decision announced 2 July
December 11-January 10: Winter Furlough
***No decisions have been made concerning Spring Semester
January 13: Spring Semester Classes Begin
January 18: MLK Day
March 2-9: Spring Midterms
March 12-21: Spring Furlough
March 26-28: Corps Day Weekend
April 28-May 4: Spring Semester Exams
May 8: Commencement
You can click here for a more detailed listing of Key Dates for the 20-21 School Year . Note this document was created prior to the challenges being presented by the coronavirus.
For future planning purposes, Class of 2022's graduation will be on May 7, 2022
Also a good resource for planning is the Academic Calendar which can be found by clicking here. Keep in mind it does get updated during the school year, so make sure you pay attention to the link you select.