2020-21 Academic Calendar

Oglethorpe is operating in the orange phase of its Campus Protection Guide in Spring 2021. Campus will be open only to on-campus residents, commuter students attending classes on campus, and authorized personnel. These individuals are known as Petrels Authorized for Campus Access (PACAs).

Updated 2020-21 Academic Calendar


  • Beginning later reduces the time students are on campus, gives us more time to prepare the classrooms and new technology.
  • Fall 2020 semester classes will commence on Tuesday, September 8 for both TU and ADP.
  • We will not have a Fall Break, and we will hold classes the Monday and Tuesday of Thanksgiving Week.
  • Four-week J-Term will take place in January 2021, with remote courses.
  • Spring 2021 semester will begin February 8, 2021.
  • Commencement 2020 will take place within a week of the 2021 ceremony (conditions permitting) in May 2021.