Adjusted fall academic calendar

In a response to its COVID-19 Preparedness Plan and State of Michigan recommendations, Adrian College’s faculty and administration have adjusted the College’s 2020-2021 academic calendar. The adjustment allows for the start of the fall semester to begin as originally scheduled but end on November 25. These date changes are being made in order to make Adrian College’s campus as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our goal at Adrian College is to be one of the safest college campuses in America,” Adrian College President Jeffrey R. Docking said. “This calendar change is one of many precautions we are taking on campus to enhance student safety.”

The fall academic calendar adjustments are as follows:

Fall Semester 2020:

August 24: Classes begin for all 15-week courses and Term A Graduate Courses

August 25: Last day to register, last day to add/drop a Term A Graduate Course

August 31: Last day to add/drop a 15-week course

September 7: Labor Day-no classes

September 8: Classes resume (7:30 a.m.). Last day to withdraw from a Term A Graduate Course

September 22: Last day to report any grade changes from Spring, May or Summer 2020

October 19: Mid-Term grades due at noon for 15-week courses, last day of classes for Term A

Graduate Courses, classes begin for Term B Graduate Courses.

October 23: Last day to withdraw from a 15-week course

October 26-Nov. 6: Advising and Registration for Spring 2021

November 2: Last Day to withdraw from a Term B Graduate Course

November 18: Last day of classes for 15-week courses

November 19-November 24: Final Exams for 15-week courses

November 25: Winter Break begins

December 9: Final grades due

For more information on Adrian College’s Preparedness Plan, visit