Academic Calendar

Denmark Technical College
Academic Calendar 2020 – 2021 – PLAN D

  • Fall Semester 2020
  • Spring Semester 2021
  • Summer Semester 2021
  • Faculty Non-work Day
  • Academic Due Dates

FALL SEMESTER 2020 12 - WEEK TERM 1st 6 - WEEK TERM 2nd 6-Week TERM
Tuition Payment Due August 7 August 7 August 7
Faculty and Staff Institute All Faculty & Staff August 3 - 6 8:00 am – 5:30 pm August 3 - 6 8:00 am – 5:30 pm August 3 - 6 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
New Student Arrival August 8 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Dorms Open 9:00 am August 8 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Dorms Open 9:00 am October 4
Parent/Student Orientation August 8 1:00 pm August 8 1:00 pm
Cafeteria Opens August 8 11:00 am August 8 11:00 am
New Student Orientation Welcome Week August 10 – 14 August 10 - 14
Returning Student Arrival August 12 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Dorms Open 8:00 am August 12 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Dorms Open 8:00 am
Registration August 10 - 13 9:00 am – 5:30 pm August 10 - 13 9:00 am – 5:30 pm August 26 – October 1 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Registration August 14 8:30 am – 12:00 pm August 14 8:30 am – 12:00 pm October 2 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Classes Begin August 17 August 17 October 5
Late Registration - Late Fee Applies August 17 – 21 8:30 am – 5:00 pm August 17 – 18 8:30 am – 5:00 pm October 5-6
Add / Drop Period August 17 – 21 August 17 - 18 October 5-6
“No Show” Report Due August 24 August 19 October 7
Fall Graduation Advising September 1 – 30 September 1 – 30
Labor Day Holiday - Campus Closed (No Classes) - Faculty Non-Work Day (1) September 7 September 7
Classes Resume September 8 September 8
Incomplete ‘I’ Grades Submission Due Date - Spring 2020 Graduates September 9 September 9
Fall Convocation September 10 September 10
Virtual Commencement - Spring and Summer 2020 Graduates September 18 10:00 am September 18 10:00 am September 18 10:00 am
Last Day to Withdraw Without Academic Penalty (Grade of “W”) September 28 5:00 pm September 9 5:00 pm October 26
Mid-Term Examinations September 28 - October 1 September 9 - 10 October 26 - 27
Apply for Fall Graduation - Submit Completed Applications to Registrar October 1 – 31 October 1 - 31 October 1 - 31
Mid-Term Grades Due October 5 12:00 Noon September 14 12:00 Noon October 29
Spring Semester Advisement & Pre- Registration October 5 – November 20 October 5 – November 20 October 5 – November 20
Final Day of Instruction November 12 September 28 November 12
Final Exams for Seniors November 12-13 November 12-13
Reading Day November 13 September 29 November 13
Final Examinations November 16 - 19 September 30 – October 1 November 16 - 19
Residence Halls Close for Winter Break November 20 12:00 noon November 20 12:00 noon
Thanksgiving Holiday - Faculty Non-Workday (2) November 26 - 27 November 26 - 27
Incomplete ‘I’ Grades Submission Due Date - Students enrolled in Spring 2020 December 1 December 1
Spring Tuition Payment Due December 11 December 11 December 11
Faculty Development November 30 - December 18 November 30 - December 18 November 30 - December 18
Winter Break - Campus Closed - Faculty Non-Workdays (10) - Staff Annual Leave (3) December 21 – January 1 December 21 – January 1 December 21 – January 1

SPRING SEMESTER 2021 16 - WEEK TERM 1st 8 - WEEK TERM 12-Week TERM 2nd 8-Week TERM
Tuition Payment Due November 30 November 30 November 30 January 4
College Reopens Faculty & Staff Return January 4 8:00 am
Residence Hall Re-opens January 3 9:00 am January 3 9:00 am
Cafeteria Opens January 3 11:00 am January 3 11:00 am
Spring Institute for Faculty and Staff January 4 8:00 am January 4 8:00 am
Parent/Student Orientation January 3 1:00 pm January 3 1:00 pm
New Student Orientation January 4 January 4
Registration January 5 - 7 9:00 am – 5:30 pm January 8 9:30 am – 12:00 pm January 5 - 7 9:00 am – 5:30 pm January 8 9:30 am – 12:00 pm January 25 8:30 am – 5:30 pm January 25 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Classes Begin January 11 January 11 February 8 March 15
Late Registration - Late Fee Applies January 11- 15 8:30 am – 5:30 pm January 11 - 15 8:30 am – 5:30 pm February 8 – 12 8:30 am – 5:30 pm March 15– 19 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Add / Drop Period January 11 - 15 January 11 - 15 February 8 - 12 March 15 - 19
“No Show” Report Due January 18 January 18 February 12 March 22
Martin Luther King Holiday - College Closed – No Classes - Faculty Non-Work Day (1) January 18 January 18
Classes Resume January 19 January 19
Alumni Career Day February 4 February 4
Scholarship Gala February 5 February 5
Homecoming February 6 February 6
Spring Graduation Advising February 1 – 28 February 1 – 28 February 1 – 28
President’s Day Holiday - No Classes (Students Only) February 15 February 15 February 15
Last Day to Withdraw - Without Academic Penalty (Grade of “W”) February 26 5:30 pm February 2 5:30 pm March 19 5:30 pm April 6 5:30 pm
Mid-Term Examinations March 1- 4 February 3 - 4 March 22 - 25 April 7 - 8
Apply for Spring Graduation - Submit Completed Applications to Registrar - March 1 – 31 March 1 – 31 March 1 – 31 March 1 – 31
Mid-Term Grades Due March 8 12:00 Noon February 8 12:00 Noon March 29 12:00 Noon April 12 12:00 Noon
Residence Halls Close March 5 12:00 Noon March 5 12:00 Noon March 5 12:00 Noon March 5 12:00 Noon
Spring Break - No classes - Faculty Non-Work Days (5) March 15 - 19 March 15 - 19 March 15 - 19
Residence Halls Re-open March 14 9:00 am March 14 9:00 am March 14 9:00 am
Classes Resume March 15 March 15 March 15
Summer & Fall 2021 Semester Advisement / Pre-Registration March 22 - April 2 March 22 - April 2 March 22 - April 2 March 22 - April 2
Senior Final Exams April 28 - 29 April 28 - 29 April 28 - 29 April 28 - 29
Final Day of Instruction April 29 March 1 April 29 April 29
Reading Day April 30 March 2 April 30 April 30
Final Examinations May 3 – 6 March 3 - 4 May 3 – 6 May 3 – 6
Senior Final Grades Due April 30 April 30 April 30
Graduate Luncheon May 6 11:30 am May 6 11:30 am May 6 11:30 am May 6 11:30 am
Final Grades Due - End of Term May 7 12 Noon March 8 12 Noon May 7 12 Noon May 7 12 Noon
Commencement Exercises May 7 10:00 am May 7 10:00 am May 7 10:00 am May 7 10:00 am
Residence Halls Close May 7 5:00 pm May 7 5:00 pm May 7 5:00 pm May 7 5:00 pm
Faculty Last Day of Work (end of 39-week term) May 7 5:30 pm May 7 5:30 pm May 7 5:30 pm May 7 5:30 pm

SUMMER SEMESTER 2021 SUMMER I SUMMER II High School Initiative Cyber & STEM Camps
Tuition Payment Due Date April 26 June 8
Student Registration May 10 – 14 9:30 am – 4:30 pm May 10-14 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Residence Hall Opens May 16 9:00 am June 27 11:00 am (Upward Bound Students Only)
Cafeteria Opens May 16 11:00 am June 27 11:00 am
Classes Begin May 17 June 28
Add / Drop Period May 17 - 19 June 28 -30
“No Show” Report Due May 21 July 2
Holiday - College Closed (No Classes) Memorial Holiday May 31 Independence Day July 5 (Observed)
Classes Resume June 1 July 6
Mid-Term Examinations June 1 – 3 July 13 -15
Mid-Term Grades Due June 7 12:00 Noon July 19 12:00 Noon
Apply for Summer Graduation May 5 - 29 N/A
Final Day of Instruction June 17 July 26
Reading Day June 18 July 27
Final Exams June 21 - 23 July 28 - 29
Final Grades Due - End of Term June 25 12:00 Noon July 30 12:00 Noon
Residence Halls Close June 23 12:00 Noon July 29 6:00 p.m.

Faculty Non-work Day Dates Description
Labor Day Holiday September 7- Faculty Non-work Day (1)
Thanksgiving Holiday November 26-27 Faculty Non-work Day (2)
Winter Break December 21 - January 1 Faculty Non-work Day (3)
SPRING SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
Martin Luther King Holiday January 18 Faculty Non-work Day (1)
Spring Break March 8-12 Faculty Non-work Day (5)
Assigned Faculty Non-work Days 17
Unassigned Faculty Non-work Days 6

Fall 2020 16-Week Term 1st 8-Week Term 12-Week Term 2nd 8-Week Term
“No Show” Report Due August 24 August 24 September 28 October 26
Mid-Term Grades Due October 9 12 Noon September 14 12Noon October 26 12Noon November 12 12 Noon
Final Grades Due - End of Term December 14 October 8 December 14 December 14

Spring 2021 16-Week Term 1st 8-Week Term 12-Week Term 2nd 8-Week Term
“No Show” Report Due January 25 January 25 February 15 March 22
Mid-Term Grades Due March 15 12 Noon February 8 12Noon March 29 12Noon April 12 12 Noon
Final Grades Due May 7 12 Noon March 8 12 Noon May 7 12 Noon May 7 12 Noon
Commencement Exercises - End of Term May 7 10:00 am May 7 10:00 am May 7 10:00 am May 7 10:00 am

Summer 2021 SUR 2 Term SUR 4 Term
“No Show” Report Due May 24 July 1
Mid-Term Grades Due June 14 12 Noon July 16 12 Noon
Final Grades Due - End of Term June 23 12 Noon July 30 12 Noon