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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

August 19 Start Date

The following programs will follow the August 19 start-date schedule and weeks of instruction for 2020-2021:

  • All Professional Programs (MD, Dentistry, Physical Therapy, PharmD, Law) 
  • Online Graduate Programs 
  • Graduate Programs (Only - Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Pathology Assistant) 
  • Beckley and Keyser campuses

For details about parts of term, please visit the University Registrar's website.


Aug. 19 Start Date Schedule

Aug. 19 Start Date Weeks of Instruction


August 26 Start Date

The following programs will follow the August 26 start-date schedule and weeks of instruction for 2020-2021:

  • Undergraduate Programs (Online and On-Campus)
  • On-Campus Graduate Programs

Even with the later August 26 start date for some students, all programs will still provide the 15 instructional weeks as required for regional accreditation. For programs following the August 26 start date, the week following Thanksgiving will now be considered a week of instruction rather than a review week. 

For details about parts of term, please visit the University Registrar's website.


Aug. 26 Start Date Schedule

Aug. 26 Start Date Weeks of Instruction



Questions?

Questions or concerns about the academic calendar should be directed to Shirley Robinson in the Provost's Office.