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Admissions Calendar 2020-21 Term1 Term2 Term3 Term4 Term5
Early Admissions Deadline Jul 23, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Dec 17, 2020 Feb 27, 2021 May 6, 2021
Application Deadline¹ Aug 13, 2020 Oct 22, 2020 Jan 7, 2021 Mar 19, 2021 May 27, 2021
Last Day to Save your Spot Aug 22, 2020 Oct 31, 2020 Jan 16, 2021 Mar 27, 2021 Jun 5, 2021
First Day of Class Sep 3, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 Jan 28, 2021 Apr 8, 2021 Jun 17, 2021
Deadline for Submission of Official Transcripts and Diploma² Oct 10, 2020 Dec 17, 2020 Mar 4, 2021 May 13, 2021 Jul 22, 2021
  1. The deadline for UoPeople applicants for submitting their online application. This is the deadline for application requirements, including relevant documents such as proof of English proficiency or transcripts/evaluation reports for transfer credit if needed (students may also report transfer credits throughout their studies as well.) Any application submitted after this date, may be processed in time for the upcoming term, without any commitment from the university.
  2. Deadline for UoPeople Foundation students to submit required documents to be considered for admission as a Degree Seeking student for the upcoming term.
Academic calendar 2020-21¹ Term1 Term2 Term3 Term4 Term5
Course registration opens² July 16, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 Dec 10, 2020 Feb 25, 2021 May 6, 2021
Course registration closes Aug 5, 2020 Oct 21, 2020 Dec 30, 2020 Mar 17, 2021 May 26, 2021
Late course registration opens³ Aug 21, 2020 Nov 6, 2020 Jan 15, 2021 Apr 2, 2021 Jun 11, 2021
Late course registration closes Aug 23, 2020 Nov 8, 2020 Jan 17, 2021 Apr 4, 2021 Jun 13, 2021
First day of term Sep 3, 2020 Nov 12, 2020 Jan 28, 2021 Apr 8, 2021 Jun 17, 2021
Last day – course drop Sep 9, 2020 Nov 18, 2020 Feb 3, 2021 Apr 14, 2021 Jun 23, 2021
Last day – course withdrawal Sep 30, 2020 Dec 9, 2020 Feb 24, 2021 May 5, 2021 Jul 14, 2021
Final exam period starts Oct 29, 2020 Jan 7, 2021 Mar 25, 2021 Jun 3, 2021 Aug 12, 2021
Final exam period ends Nov 1, 2020 Jan 10, 2021 Mar 28, 2021 Jun 6, 2021 Aug 15, 2021
Last day of term Nov 4, 2020 Jan 13, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Jun 9, 2021 Aug 18, 2021
Grades published by⁴ Nov 11, 2020 Jan 20, 2021 Apr 7, 2021 Jun 16, 2021 Aug 25, 2021
  1. University of the People reserves the right to make changes to this calendar at any time
  2. Registration dates are set according to class standing group. Class standing is determined by the number of credits earned towards a degree.
  3. Course availability during late registration is limited. For proctored courses, students must complete all required steps to arrange for a proctor during the registration period.
  4. Grades may be published earlier; students are advised to check for updates in the Student Portal.
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Labor Day Sep 7, 2020
Veterans Day Nov 11, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Nov 26, 2020
Christmas Day Dec 25, 2020
New Year’s Day Jan 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Day Jan 18, 2021
Presidents Day Feb 15, 2021
Memorial Day May 31, 2021
Independence Day July 4, 2021