Updated: June 08, 2020 at 1:32PM

The University's plan is subject to change based on our evolving understanding of COVID-19 and its impact. Check this website often for the latest information.

Fall 2020 Calendar

The University intends to begin in-person classes the week of August 10, continue through without a fall break, and conclude the semester before Thanksgiving.

The University’s plans for reopening call for a phased approach. These protocols will address, among other things, student spacing, classroom arrangement, mask-wearing requirements, and cleaning protocols.

The full schedule for the fall 2020 semester is below:

Date Day Event
Aug. 3-4  Mon – Tue

Graduate School Orientation

Aug. 3-9 Mon – Sun  TENTATIVE - Staged undergraduate move-in
Aug. 10 Monday Classes begin for Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College
Aug. 17 Monday Last date for all class changes at Notre Dame
Sept. 7 Monday Labor Day - classes are in session
Sept. 28 Monday Mid-Term deficiency reports submitted through insideND by 7 p.m.
Oct. 9 Friday Last day for course discontinuance at Notre Dame
Nov. 3-15 Tues – Sun Course Instructor Feedback administered
Nov. 12 Thursday  Last class day
Nov. 13-15  Fri – Sun  Reading days (no examinations permitted)
Nov. 16-20 Mon – Fri Final examinations (no review sessions permitted)
Nov. 22 Sunday TENTATIVE -  Undergraduate halls close at 2:00 p.m.
Nov. 30 Monday All grades submitted through insideND by 3:45 p.m.
Nov. 30 - Dec. 11 Mon – Fri Registration appointments for Spring 2021 semester
Jan. 3   Sunday January 2021 graduation date (no ceremony)