2020-2021 Academic Dates and Deadlines

Calendar Dates

2020 Academic Dates

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

2020-2021 Calendar Dates

2020
August 1 Applications for Fall Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**
August 14 Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 21 Last day for all written work for spring / summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
September 2-5 Residences open for new international students (students must arrive in Nova Scotia by Sept 5 to accommodate self-isolation)
September 4-5 Residence Open for all new Canadian Students (excluding all students not required to self-isolate).
September 5-18 14 Day Self-Isolation Period.
September 5 New student orientation activities
September 10 Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing, for fall graduation.
September 14-16 ADC New Student Orientation.
September 19-20 Residences open for all new and returning students not required to self-isolate.
September 19 ADC Fall-Term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.
September 21 Acadia University fall term and fall / winter (full year) courses begin.

Fee Payment Deadline.

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

Last day to decrease meal plan for Fall Term

October 19-21 Hayward Lectures.
November 9-13 ADC 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 11 Remembrance Day. No classes scheduled.
November 12-13 AU Reading Break. No Classes.
December 1 Applications for Winter Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**
December 11 Last day to apply for winter-term ADC Financial Assistance.
December 11 Last day of AU classes
Last day of ADC classes – fall-term.
December 11 Last 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 12 AU Exam Study Day.
December 13-20 Acadia University fall-term examinations.
December 15-17 ADC fall-term examinations.
December 18 Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
December 20 Residences close at 12:00 noon.

 

2021
January 3 Residences open for new international and Canadian students from outside the Atlantic bubble.
January 4 New student orientation activities for students beginning studies in the winter 2021 semester.
January 11 Acadia Divinity College Fall / Winter (full-year) courses resume and winter courses begin.
January 15 Last day to submit printed thesis copies for examination for Spring Convocation for DMin students.
January 17 Residences open for new and returning Atlantic provinces students at 12:00 noon.
January 18 Acadia University Fall/winter (full-year) courses resume and winter-term courses begin.
January 18 Fee payment deadline.
January 18 Last day to apply for Spring Convocation
January 27 Last day to add/change any winter-term course sections.
January 29 Last day to decrease meal plan for Winter term.
January 31 Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents for students newly eligible on the ASU Health and Dental Plans.
February 2 Last day to withdraw from a winter-term course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
February 2 Last day to withdraw from Fall/Winter (full-year) courses and  receive a “W”.  Any course withdrawn after today will receive an “F” grade.
February 14 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation for MA (Theology).
February 15 Nova Scotia Heritage Day. No classes (AU & ADC)
February 16-19 ADC Reading week, no ADC classes. Regular AU classes held 17-19.
February 16 Acadia University study day – no classes.
March 12 Last day to withdraw from Winter term courses and receive a “W”. Any course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
April 2 Good Friday – no classes.
April 9 Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences.
April 10 Last day of ADC classes – fall/winter (full-year) and winter-term.
April 12 Last day to apply for spring-term ADC Financial Assistance.
April 13 AU Last day of classes.
April 13-15 ADC examinations.
April 14-15 Acadia University Exam Study Days.
April 15 Applications for Spring Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**.
April 16 Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
April 16-24 Acadia University winter-term examinations.
April 25 Residences close at 12:00 noon.
April 27 Deadline for final printed MA (Theology) and DMin thesis for Spring Convocation.
April 27 ADC Marks due.
April 30 Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin and MA (Theology) students.
May 3 ADC Faculty meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 3 ADC Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 5 Acadia University Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 7 Commissioning Supper (5 pm).

Commissioning Service (7:30 pm).

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