2020-2021 Academic Dates and Deadlines

Calendar Dates

2020 Academic Dates

May-JuneADC spring intensive courses.
June 12Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 29Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences for fall graduation.

2020-2021 Calendar Dates

2020
August 1Applications for Fall Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**
August 14Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 21Last day for all written work for spring / summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
September 2-5Residences open for new international students (students must arrive in Nova Scotia by Sept 5 to accommodate self-isolation)
September 4-5Residence Open for all new Canadian Students (excluding all students not required to self-isolate).
September 5-1814 Day Self-Isolation Period.
September 5New student orientation activities
September 10Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing, for fall graduation.
September 14-16ADC New Student Orientation.
September 19-20Residences open for all new and returning students not required to self-isolate.
September 19ADC Fall-Term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.
September 21Acadia University fall term and fall / winter (full year) courses begin.

Fee Payment Deadline.

September 23Deadline for approved and printed MA (Theology) and DMin theses for fall graduation.
September 25Last day to receive grades for fall graduation.
September 28ADC Faculty meeting to approve fall graduates.
September 28ADC Senate Meeting to approve fall graduates.
September 30Rawlyk Lectures
September 30Last day to add/change any fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course sections.
September 30Last day to withdraw from a fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
October 12Thanksgiving Day. No classes scheduled.
October 15Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents.

Last day to decrease meal plan for Fall Term

October 19-21Hayward Lectures.
November 9-13ADC Reading week. No Classes.

(*Please note AU reading days are only Nov. 12&13. BTH students who have AU classes  Nov. 9& 10 are required to attend those classes.)

November 11Remembrance Day. No classes scheduled.
November 12-13AU Reading Break. No Classes.
November 13Last day to withdraw from a fall-term course and receive a “W”. Any fall-term course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
December 1Applications for Winter Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**
December 11Last day to apply for winter-term ADC Financial Assistance.
December 11Last day of AU classes
Last day of ADC classes – fall-term.
December 12AU Exam Study Day.
December 13-20Acadia University fall-term examinations.
December 15-17ADC fall-term examinations.
December 18Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
December 20Residences close at 12:00 noon.

 

2021
January 7Residences open for new international and Canadian students.
January 8New student orientation activities for students beginning studies in the winter 2021 semester.
January 10Residences open for returning students at 12:00 noon.
January 11Fall/winter (full-year) courses resume and winter-term courses begin.
January 11Fee payment deadline.
January 11Last day to apply for Spring Convocation
January 15Last day to submit printed thesis copies for examination for Spring Convocation for DMin students.
January 20Last day to add/change any winter-term course sections.
January 20Last day to withdraw from a winter-term course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
January 20Last day to withdraw from fall/winter (full-year) courses and receive a ‘W’. Any courses withdrawn after today will receive an ‘F’ grade.
January 29Last day to decrease meal plan for Winter term.
January 31Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents for students newly eligible on the ASU Health and Dental Plans.
February 8-10Simpson Lectures.
February 14Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation for MA (Theology).
February 15-17Simpson Lectures
February 15Nova Scotia Heritage Day. No regular classes.
February 15-19Acadia University winter study break, no regular classes.

ADC Reading Week, no regular classes..

ADC Intensive classes as scheduled.

March 5Last day to withdraw from winter-term courses and receive a “W”.  Any course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
April 2Good Friday – no classes.
April 9Last Day of Classes – AU.
April 9Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences.
April 10Last day of ADC classes – fall/winter (full-year) and winter-term.
April 10-11Acadia University Exam Study Days.
April 12Last day to apply for spring-term ADC Financial Assistance.
April 12-24Acadia University winter-term examinations.
April 13-15ADC examinations.
April 15Applications for Spring Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**.
April 16Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
April 25Residences close at 12:00 noon.
April 27Deadline for final printed MA (Theology) and DMin thesis for Spring Convocation.
April 27Marks due.
April 30Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin and MA (Theology) students.
May 3ADC Faculty meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 3ADC Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 5Acadia University Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 7Commissioning Supper (5 pm).

Commissioning Service (7:30 pm).

May 9Baccalaureate Service (10:30 am).
May 9Spring Convocation ceremony for Faculty of Theology graduates (3 pm).
May 24Victoria Day. No classes scheduled.
May-JuneADC Summer Intensive courses.
June 11Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 29Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences for fall graduation.
August 13Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 13Last day for all written work for summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
August 27Last day to apply for Fall Graduation (all students).