Sep 24, 2020  
2020-2021 Vincennes University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Vincennes University Catalog

Academic Calendars



Fall Semester 2020

First day of Faculty Contracts Monday, August 10
Opening University Meeting Monday, August 10
Professional Development (Faculty and Staff) Tuesday, August 11
Trailblazer Teaching Academy (Kickoff for New FT Faculty) Wednesday, August 12
Late Registration Thursday, August 13
Classes begin (FACE-TO-FACE) Monday, August 17
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, August 17-21
Labor Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, September 7
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, September 18
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, October 5-9
Begin Advising and Registration for Spring Monday, October 19
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, October 30
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, October 30
START VU, New Student Registration Saturday, November 14
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, November 20
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Break (No classes) Wednesday-Sunday, November 25-29
Semester Break Monday, Tuesday, November 30-December 1
Classes resume (VIRTUAL) Wednesday, December 2
Midyear Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, December 5
Final Examinations (VIRTUAL) Monday-Thursday, December 7-10
Fall Semester ends  Friday, December 11

Spring Semester 2021

Full-Time Faculty Report Monday, January 11
(Professional Development Workshops scheduled throughout the week) Monday-Friday, January 11-15
New Student Registration (VIRTUAL) Friday, January 15
Last Date for Returning Student Registration (VIRTUAL) Friday, January 15
Martin Luther King Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, January 18
Classes begin 8 a.m. (VIRTUAL) Tuesday, January 19 through Friday, January 29
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, January 19-22
Classes transition to Face-to-Face Monday, February 1
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, February 26
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, March 8-12
Begin Advising and Registration for Fall and Summer Monday, March 22
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, March 26
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, March 26
Spring Holiday (No classes - University closed)
Friday, April 2
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, April 16
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, April 23
Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, May 1
Final Examinations Tuesday-Friday, May 4-7
Commencement (American Sign Language - Indianapolis) Thursday, May 6
Commencement (Aviation Technology Center - Indianapolis) Friday, May 7
Spring Semester ends after last final exam Friday, May 7
Commencement (Jasper Campus) Saturday, May 8
Last day of Faculty Contracts Friday, May 14

Summer Semester 2021

Intersession Monday, May 10
Memorial Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, May 31
Registration for Summer I and 10-week classes Tuesday, May 25
Summer I and 10-week classes begin Wednesday, May 26
8-week classes begin Tuesday, June 1
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer I courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Monday, June 21
Independence Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, July 5
Summer I ends after last class Wednesday, June 30
Registration for Summer II Wednesday, June 30
Summer II classes begin Thursday, July 1
8-week classes end Tuesday, July 27
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Tuesday, July 27
Summer II and 10-week Session ends after last class Thursday, August 5

New Student Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2021

Advising for Incoming Freshmen June 16 - August 20

Fall Semester 2021

First day of Faculty Contracts Monday, August 9
New Faculty/Professional Staff Meeting Monday, Tuesday, August 9, 10
Opening University Meetings Wednesday, August 11
START VU, Late Registration Thursday, August 12
New Student Orientation begins Friday, August 13
Classes begin Monday, August 16
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, August 16-20
Labor Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, September 6
Last day for students  to withdraw from first 8-week courses
without appropriate college dean’s approval
Friday, September 17
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, October 4-8
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday, Tuesday, October 11-12
Classes resume Wednesday, October 13
Begin Advising and Registration for Spring Monday, October 18
Last day for students to withdraw
without appropriate college dean’s approval
Friday, October 29
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, October 29
START VU, New Student Registration Saturday, November 13
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses
without appropriate college dean’s approval
Friday, November 19
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Tuesday, November 23
Thanksgiving Break (No classes) Wednesday-Sunday, November 24-28
Classes resume Monday, November 29
Midyear Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, December 4
Final Examinations Monday-Thursday, December 6-9
Fall Semester ends Friday, December 10

Spring Semester 2022

Full-Time Faculty Report Monday, January 3
(Professional Development Workshops are scheduled this week) Monday-Friday, January 3-7
START VU, New Student Registration Friday, January 7
Late Registration Friday, January 7
Classes begin 8 a.m. Monday, January 10
Drop and Add Monday-Friday, January 10-14
Martin Luther King Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, January 17
Last day for students to withdraw from first 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, February 11
Midterm Examinations Monday-Friday, February 28-March 4
Midterm Break (No classes) Monday-Sunday, March 7-13
Classes resume Monday, March 14
Begin Advising and Registration for Fall and Summer Monday, March 14
Last day for students to withdraw without appropriate college dean’s approval Friday, March 25
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, March 25
Last day for students to withdraw from second 8-week courses without appropriate college dean’s approval
Thursday, April 14
Good Friday (No classes - University closed) Friday, April 15
Last day for faculty to withdraw students for non-attendance Friday, April 22
Commencement (Vincennes Campus) Saturday, April 30
Final Examinations Tuesday-Friday, May 3-6
Commencement (American Sign Language - Indianapolis) Thursday, May 5
Commencement (Aviation Technology Center - Indianapolis) Friday, May 6
Commencement (Jasper Campus) Saturday, May 7
Spring Semester ends Friday, May 6
Last day of Faculty Contracts Friday, May 13

Summer Semester 2022

Intersession Monday, May 9
Registration for Summer I and 10-week classes Tuesday, May 24
Summer I and 10-week classes begin Wednesday, May 25
Memorial Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, May 30
8-week classes begin Wednesday, June 1
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer I courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Monday, June 20
Summer I ends after last class Wednesday, June 29
Registration for Summer II Wednesday, June 29
Summer II classes begin Thursday, June 30
Independence Day (No classes - University closed) Monday, July 4
Last day for students to withdraw from Summer II courses without appropriate college dean’s approval Tuesday, July 26
8-week classes end Wednesday, July 27
Summer II and 10-week Session ends after last class Thursday, August 4

New Student Advising and Registration for Fall Semester 2022

Advising for Incoming Freshmen June 14 - August 4