2020-21 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    May 06, 2021  
2020-21 Pomona College Catalog

Academic Calendar


 

 

Fall Semester 2020

Date Day Event
Aug. 11-12 Tue.-Wed. Course enrollment for new, transfer, exchange and special students
Aug. 17-22 Mon.-Fri. Orientation for new students
Aug. 24 Mon. Fall semester begins
Aug. 25 Tue. Convocation begins at 11:00 am
Aug. 31 Mon. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved spring 2020 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for fall 2020
Sep. 4 Fri.
Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds. All fees become final (art, labs, PE, music)
Sep. 12 Sat. Tuesday replacement instructional day
Sep. 30 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for fall 2020 semester
Oct. 15 Thu. Last day to drop a course
Nov. 1 Sun. Student accounts must be current to register for spring 2021
Nov. 5 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
Nov. 10-20 Tue.-Fri. Pre-enrollment for spring 2021 semester
Nov. 14 Sat. Runs a Friday class schedule
Nov. 23 Mon. Runs a Wednesday class schedule
Nov. 24 Tue. Runs a Thursday class schedule
Nov. 24 Tue. Last day of on-campus instruction for fall semester
Nov 25-29 Wed-Sun. Thanksgiving recess
Nov. 30-Dec. 4 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
Dec. 4 Fri. Fall semester ends
Dec. 4 Fri. Last day to petition for an incomplete
Dec. 10 Thu. Final grades must be submitted by noon

Spring Semester 2021 (dates tentative)

Date Day Event
Jan. 15 Fri. Financial aid review deadline
Jan. 18 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Jan. 25 Mon. Spring semester begins; classes begin at 7:20 a.m.
Jan. 29 Fri. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved fall 2020 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for spring 2021
Feb. 5 Fri. Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds. All course fees become final (art, labs, PE, music)
Feb. 12-13 Fri.-Sat. Family Weekend
Mar. 3 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for spring 2021 semester
Mar. 8-12 Mon.-Fri. Spring recess
Mar.18 Thu. Last day to drop a course
Mar. 26 Fri.

César Chávez Day observed (staff and instructional holiday)

Apr. 8 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
Apr. 19 Mon. Student accounts must be current to register for fall 2021
Apr. 20-22 Tue.-Thu. Pre-enrollment for fall 2021 semester
May 7 Fri. Last day of classes for spring semester; last day to enroll in a summer research/reading course; last day to petition for an incomplete
May 10-14 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
May 14 Fri. Spring semester ends
May 17 Mon. Residence halls close at noon
May 20 Thu.

All grades must be submitted by noon

Jun. 6 Sun. Commencement

 

Fall 2021 Semester (dates tentative)

Date Day Event
TBD  TBD International students arrive; residence halls open for international students
TBD TBD New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
TBD TBD Orientation for new students
Aug. 30 Mon. Fall semester begins
TBD TBD Convocation begins at 11:00 a.m.
Sep. 7 Tue.
Deadline for (1) coursework for approved spring 2021 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for fall 2021
Sep. 13 Mon.

Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds. All fees become final (art, labs, PE, music)

Oct. 6 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for fall 2021 semester
Oct. 18-19 Mon.-Tue. Fall break
Oct. 21 Thu. Last day to drop a course
Nov. 1 Mon. Student accounts must be current to register for spring 2022
Nov. 16-19 Tue.-Fri. Pre-enrollment for spring 2022 semester
Nov. 19 Thu. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
Nov. 24-29 Wed.-Sun. Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 8 Wed. Last day of classes for fall semester
Dec. 9-10 Thu.-Fri. Reading days
Dec. 10 Fri. Last day to petition for an incomplete
Dec. 13-17 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
Dec. 17 Fri. Fall semester ends
Dec. 18 (tentative) Sat. Residence halls close at noon
Dec. 23 Thu. Final grades must be submitted by noon

Spring 2022 Semester (dates tentative)

Date Day Event
Jan. 15  Fri. Financial aid review deadline
Jan. 17 Mon. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday
Jan. 18 Tue.

Spring semester begins; classes begin at 8:00 a.m.

Jan. 24 Mon. Deadline for (1) coursework for approved fall 2021 incompletes to be submitted to instructors, unless another deadline was approved; (2) independent study proposals for spring 2022
Jan. 31 Mon. Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds. All course fees become final (art, labs, PE, music)
Feb. 11-13 Fri.-Sun. Family Weekend
Sep. 13 Mon.

Last day to add a course or change board plan; last day for course fee refunds. All fees become final (art, labs, PE, music)

Feb. 23 Wed. Suggested date by which to submit low-grade notifications for spring 2022 semester
Mar. 10 Thu. Last day to drop a course
Mar. 14-18 Mon.-Fri. Spring break
Mar. 25 Fri. César Chávez Day observed (staff and instructional holiday)
Apr. 15 Fri. Last day to choose pass/no credit grading option; last day to sign student promissory notes
Apr. 18 Mon. Student accounts must be current to register for fall 2022
Apr. 19-21 Tue.-Thu. Pre-enrollment for fall 2022 semester
May 4 Wed.

Last day of classes for spring semester; last day to enroll in a summer research/reading course; last day to petition for an incomplete

May 5-6 Thu.-Fri. Reading days
May 6 Fri. Senior grades due to Registrar by noon
May 9-13 Mon.-Fri. Final examinations
May 13 Fri. Spring semester ends
May 15 Sun. Commencement
May 16 (tentative) Mon. Residence halls close at noon
May 19 Thu. All grades for non-graduating students must be submitted by noon

Planning Calendar 

Fall 2021 Semester

Date Day Event
TBD TBD International students arrive; residence halls open for international students
TBD TBD New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
TBD TBD Residence halls open for returning students
Aug. 30 Monday Classes begin
Oct. 18-19 Monday - Tuesday Fall recess
Nov. 24-26 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 17 Friday Fall semester ends
Dec. 18 (tentative) Saturday Residence halls close at noon

 

Spring 2022 Semester

Date Day Event
Jan. 16 Sunday Residence halls open for new and returning students
Jan. 18 Tuesday Classes begin
Feb. 11-13 Friday - Sunday Family weekend
Mar. 14-18 Monday - Friday Spring recess
May 13 Friday Spring semester ends
May 15 Sunday Commencement
May 16 Monday Residence halls close at noon

 

Fall 2022 Semester

Date Day Event
Aug. 17 Wednesday
International students arrive; residence halls open for international students
Aug. 21 Sunday New students arrive; residence halls open for new students
Aug. 27 Saturday Residence halls open for returning students
Aug. 30 Tuesday Classes begin
Oct. 17-18 Monday - Tuesday Fall recess
Nov. 23-25 Wednesday - Friday Thanksgiving recess
Dec. 16 Friday Fall semester ends
Dec. 17 Saturday Residence halls close at noon

 

Spring 2023 Semester

Date Day Event
Jan. 15 Sunday Residence halls open for new and returning students
Jan. 17 Tuesday Classes begin
Feb. 10-12 Friday - Sunday Family weekend
Mar. 13-17 Monday - Friday Spring recess
May 12 Friday Spring semester ends
May 14 Sunday Commencement
May 15 Monday Residence halls close at noon