Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Dates and Deadlines for the 2020-21 Academic Year

This calendar applies to students in our campus-based academic programs, our 90% online Early Childhood Education program, and our online master's in leadership studies program. NVU Online students in our 100% online undergraduate programs should refer to the calendar in the NVU Online section of this website. 

Summer Sessions 2020

First Session Wednesday, May 20-Friday, July 3
Second Session Monday, July 6-Friday, August 14

Fall 2020

Monday, August 24 First day of classes
Monday, September 7 No classes; Labor Day
Monday-Friday, October 5-9 No classes; Fall break
Monday-Friday, November 23-27 No classes; Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 11 Last day of classes
Monday-Thursday, December 14-17 Final examination period

Winter Session 2021

Monday, January 4 - Saturday, January 16

 Spring 2021

Tuesday, January 19 First day of classes
Monday-Friday, February 22-26 No classes; Winter break
Monday-Friday, April 5-9 No classes; Spring break
Friday, May 7 Last day of classes
Saturday, May 15 NVU-Johnson Commencement
Sunday, May 16 NVU-Lyndon Commencement