Goodwin University Calendar

September 2020 - September 2021

 Fall Semester

 

Monday, August 31

Faculty return to campus. Community Day

Saturday, September 5

New student orientation

Monday, September 7

Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty

Monday, September 7

Labor Day.  No classes, University is closed.

Tuesday, September 8

Fall semester begins, ESL day and evening classes begin

Monday, September 14

Last day to ADD a first module course

Monday, September 21

Last day to add a 15-week course for approved courses only

Monday, September 21

Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, September 22

Faculty Census Day (first module and 15-week courses)

Monday, October 12

Indigenous Peoples' Day. No classes - University is open

Wednesday, October 14

Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, October 27

Last day to withdraw from a second module course without financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, October 27

First module ends, ESL day classes end

Wednesday, October 28

Second module begins, ESL day classes begin

Tuesday, November 3

Last day to ADD a second module course

Tuesday, November 10

Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Wednesday, November 11

Veterans Day (observed). No classes. University is open

Thursday, November 12

Faculty Census Day (second module courses)

Wednesday, November 25

University will close at 3 p.m. - No evening classes

Thurs-Friday, November 26 - 27

Thanksgiving Holiday.  No classes. University is closed

Sat-Sun, November 28 - 29

Thanksgiving holiday weekend. No classes. University is open

Monday, December 7

Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or second module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Sunday, December 20

Fall semester ends, ESL days and evenings end

Friday, December 25

Christmas Day (observed). University is closed

Winter Break

December 21, 2020-January 10, 2021

Winter break for students

Spring Semester 2021

Friday, January 1

New Year's Day - University is closed

Monday, January 4

Faculty return to campus. Community Day

Saturday, January 9

New student orientation

Sunday, January 10

Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty

Monday, January 11

Spring Semester begins, ESL days and evenings begin

Sunday, January 17

Last day to ADD a first module course

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No classes -  University is closed

Sunday, January 24

Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only

Monday, January 25

Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Monday, January 25

Faculty Census Day (first module and 15-week courses)

Monday, February 15

Presidents Day. No classes - University is open

Wednesday, February 17

Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, March 2

Last day to withdraw from a second module course without financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, March 2

First module ends, ESL days end

Wednesday, March 3

Second module begins, ESL days begin

Tuesday, March 9

Last day to ADD a second module course

Tuesday, March 16

Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Wednesday, March 17

Faculty Census Day (second module courses)

Fri-Sat April 2 - 3

Good Friday and Easter weekend. No classes - University is open

Sunday, April 4

Easter Sunday - No classes - University is closed

Monday, April 12

Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course or a 15-week course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Sunday, April 25

Spring semester ends, ESL day and evening classes end

Spring Break

April 26 - May 9

Spring break for students

Summer Semester 2021

Monday, May 3

Faculty return to campus. Community Day

Saturday, May 8

New student orientation

Sunday, May 9

Last day to WITHDRAW with no financial penalty

Monday, May 10

Summer semester begins. ESL day and evening classes begin

Sunday, May 16

Last day to ADD a first module course

Sunday, May 23

Last day to ADD a 15-week course for approved courses only

Monday, May 24

Last day to WITHDRAW from a 15-week or first module course without academic penalty, but with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Monday, May 24

Faculty Census Day (first module and 15-week courses)

Monday, May 31

Memorial Day. No classes - University is closed

Wednesday, June 16

Last day to WITHDRAW from a first module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, June 29

Last day to withdraw from a second module course without financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Tuesday, June 29

First module ends, ESL day classes end

Wednesday, June 30

Second module begins, ESL day classes begin

Sun-Mon, July 4 - 5

Independence Day (Observed). No classes - University is closed

Tuesday, July 6

Last day to ADD a second module course

Tuesday, July 13

Last day to WITHDRAW from a second module course with financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Wednesday, July 14

Faculty Census Day (second module courses)

Monday, August 9

Last day to WITHDRAW from 15-week or a second module course with academic and financial penalty (See Refund Policy)

Sunday, August 22

Summer semester ends, ESL days and evenings end

Summer Break

August 23 - September 6

Summer break for students