[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2019-2020 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG 
    
    Oct 30, 2020  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2019-2020 UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC CATALOG [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar 2020-2021


***** Dates, larger group events, and configurations may be subject to change
based on Covid-19 advisements or recommendations in place at that time*****

Summer 2020

June

SU 28 2020 Summer 1 Term:  Classes End
M 29 2020 Summer 2 Term:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*

July

TH - S 2 - 4 Independence Day
     (University Closed 7/2 and 7/3 in observance of Independence Day)

Fall 2020

August

S 15 Holy Day of Obligation: Assumption of Mary Mass (Abbey Church:  10:00 a.m.)
M 17 Opening School Year Mass (Abbey Church:  10:00 a.m.)
M - T 17 - 18 International Students - Arrival
T - TH 18 - 20 New Students - Arrival/Move-in by appointment for social distancing (and testing)
     (events provided throughout these days for students & families
      until official orientation begins on the 21st)
W (TH) 19 (20) International Students - Orientation
     (August 20th reserved to accommodate social distancing if needed)
F - SU 21 - 23 New Student Orientation
F 21 Convocation (2:30 pm)
     (Bowman Activies Center; one group live; others watch streamed;
     no faculty participation required except for on stage speakers)
F - M 21 - 24 Returning Students - Arrival/Move-in
     by appointment for social distancing (and testing)
SU 23 2020 Summer 2 Term:  Classes End
M 24 Academic Affairs Student Advising and Registration
     (University Campus Students:  Fall Semester)
M 24 2020 Fall 1 Term:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*
T 25 2020 Fall 1 Semester:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*
TH 27 Holy Spirit/Convocation Mass (Abbey Church 11 a.m.)
     (Classes follow a modifed schedule)  
M 31 Last Day to Add/Drop Courses

September

M 7 Labor Day
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed)

October

M 12 Mid-Term Grades Due 
F - SU 16 - 18 Fall Family Festival
SU 18 2020 Fall 1 Term:  Classes End
M 19 2020 Fall 2 Term:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*
SA 24 Community Service Day/Make a Difference
M 26 Registration for Spring 2020

November

SU 1 Holy Day of Obligation: All Saints Day Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.; Chapel:  11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.)
F - SU 6 - 8 Homecoming
M 9 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses without failure
T 10 Feast of Saint Leo / Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)
     (Classes follow a modified schedule)  
W 11 Veterans Day Observation
     (No Classes / University Service Day)
M - F 23 - 27 Thanksgiving Break
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed 11/26 - 11/27 only)
M 30 Classes Resume
     (Online for remainder of Semester/Term)

December

M 7 2020 Fall  Semester:  Last Day of Regular Class Schedule
T - F 8 - 11 Final Exam Schedule
     (Classes follow FALL FINAL EXAM schedule)  
T 8 Observed:  Immaculate Conception Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)
TH 10 Last Day to Withdraw from University without failure
TH 10 Last Day to Remove Incompletes from prior Spring/Summer 2020
SA - SA 12 - 19 2020 Fall Intercession 
SA 12 Residence Halls Close at (11 a.m.)
SU 13 2020 Fall 2 Term:  Classes End
M 14 Commencement applications due for participation in May 2021 Commencement
M 14 Final Grades Due
M - TH 21 - 31 Christmas Break
     (University Closed)

Spring 2021 Semester

January

F 1 New Year's Day
     (University Closed)
F 1 Holy Day of Obligation: Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)
SA 9 New Students - Arrival and Orientation
SU 10 Returning Students - Arrival
M 11 Academic Affairs Student Advising and Registration
     (University Campus Students:  Spring Semester)
M 11 2021 Spring 1 Term:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*
T 12 2021 Spring 1 Semester:  Classes Begin - Mandatory Attendance*
M 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
     (No Classes / University Service Day)
T 19 Last Day to Add/Drop Courses
F 29 Anniversary of the Abbey Church consecration, Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)

February

M 15 President's Day
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed)
W 17 Ash Wednesday Mass (Abbey Church 12 p.m.; Chapel:  11:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.)
F - SA  26 - 27 Spring Fling 

March

M 1 Mid-Term Grades Due
W 3 Advance Registration for Summer and Fall 2021
SU 7 2021 Spring 1 Term:  Classes End
M 8 2021 Spring 2 Term:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*
M - F 8 - 12 Spring Break
15 Classes Resume
M 22 Solemnity of the Death of Saint Benedict, Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.)
SU 28 Palm Sunday - Mass (Abbey Church 10 a.m.) and Mass (Chapel:  7:00 p.m.)

April

TH 1 A Celebration of Academic Excellence
     (Classes follow a modified schedule)  
TH 1 Holy Thursday - Mass (7:00 p.m.)
F 2 Good Friday - Liturgy:  The Celebration of The Passions of The Lord (3:00 p.m.)
     (No Classes / University Offices Closed)
SA 3 Holy Saturday - Mass (8:30 p.m.)
SU 4 Easter Sunday
M 5 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses without failure
M 19 Last Day to Remove Incompletes from Fall 2020
M 19 Last Day to Withdraw from University without failure
W 21 2021 Spring Semester:  Last Day of Regular Class Schedule
TH - F 22 - 23 Final Exam Schedule
(Classes follow SPRING FINAL EXAM schedule)  
M - T 26 - 27 Final Exam Schedule
(Classes follow SPRING FINAL EXAM schedule)  
W 28 Residence Halls Close for Non-Graduates (11 a.m.)
W - F 28 - 30 Senior Days
F 30 Final Grades Due
F 30 Baccalaureate Mass
F 30 Saint Leo Under the Stars

May

SA 1 Commencement
SU 2 2021 Spring 2 Term:  Classes End
SU 2 Residence Halls Close for Graduates (12 p.m. / Noon)
M 3 2021 Summer 1 Term:  Classes Begin - Mandatory attendance*
M 31 Memorial Day
     (University Offices Closed)

Summer 2021

June

S 27 2021 Summer 1 Term:  Classes End
M 28 2021 Summer 2 Term:  Classes Start - Mandatory attendance*

July

SU -  M 4 - 5 Independence Day
     (University Closed 7/5 in observance of Independence Day)
     
*Attendance at your first class meeting in each course is mandatory.
The Academic Calendar is subject to change.
The updated version is posted on the Saint Leo University website at:
http://academiccatalog.saintleo.edu/content.php?catoid=38&navoid=5485
 
Rev. 06/09/2020