Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

All dates are subject to change; periodical updates are possible.

AUGUST 2020

8/17 (MON) – 8/23 (SUN)     New student orientation (virtual)

8/19 (WED)                HAD Graduate student orientation

8/24 (MON)               First day of the Fall 2020 semester

      Last day for 100% tuition refund for dropped classes

8/31 (MON)               Last day for 85% tuition refund for dropped classes

SEPTEMBER 2020

9/7 (MON)         Labor Day – Institute closed

        Last day for 70% tuition refund for dropped classes

        Last day to add classes / drop classes without a WD

9/14 (MON)                Last day for 55% tuition refund for dropped classes

9/15 (TUE)                 No tuition refund for classes dropped

9/16 (MON)                Graduate thesis due to library (October Graduates, Summer semester)

  •  Current thesis formatting requirements and templates can be found http://libguides.pratt.edu/thesisguide 
  • Please note that the date that summer graduates should list on their cover page
    and signature page is October 2020.
  • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Pratt Libraries via the links found here:  https://pratt.libanswers.com/

9/25 (FRI)                   HAD Language Exam (12 to 1pm, Zoom Invite)

9/30 (MON)                Thesis proposal due to advisor (Spring 2021 graduates)

OCTOBER 2020

10/7 (WED)             Recommended filing deadline for financial aid and student loan applications (Spring 2021 only)

10/12 (MON)             Columbus Day – classes meet, offices closed

10/14 (WED)           Academic advisement begins

NOVEMBER 2020

11/1 (SUN)                  International students’ SEVIS I-20 application documents due

11/2 (MON)                Graduate registration opens for Spring 2021

11/3 (TUE)                  Election Day / Midterm Break – no classes, offices closed

11/6 (FRI)                  Last day to withdraw (WD) from a course

11/8 (FRI)                   Approved thesis proposal due to the Chair

11/25 (WED) – 11/29 (SUN)     Thanksgiving Break – no classes, offices open on 11/25 only

DECEMBER 2020

12/4 (FRI)                   HAD Language Exam (12 to 1pm, Zoom Invite)

12/9 (MON)                Study day / Exam conflict day – no classes

12/10 (TUE) – 16 (MON)      Final critique and exam week

12/11 (WED)              Graduate thesis final draft due to the Chair (February Graduates, Fall semester)

12/11 (FRI)              Last day of Fall 2020 semester

12/15 (SUN)                Graduation applications due online (https://ssspro.pratt.edu/Student/Student/Graduation?_ga=2.180652519.154831091.1568122691-390728913.1539973707)

12/16 (WED)              Final grades for Fall 2020 due online by end of day

12/19 (SAT)               Tuition deadline for Spring 2021 (Continuing students)

12/24 (SAT) – 1/1 (FRI)      Winter Vacation – Institute closed

JANUARY 2021

1/15 (WED)                Graduate thesis due to library (February Graduates, Fall semester)

  • Current thesis formatting requirements and templates can be found http://libguides.pratt.edu/thesisguide 
  • Please note that the date that fall graduates should list on their cover page
    and signature page is February 2021.
  • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Pratt Libraries via the links found here:  https://pratt.libanswers.com/

1/18 (MON)                Martin Luther King, Jr Day. Institute closed.

1/19 (TUE)                  First day of Spring 2021 semester

       Last day for 100% tuition refund upon withdrawal.

FEBRUARY 2021

2/1 (MON)                Last day to add a class or drop without a WD grade recorded.

2/15 (MON)                  President’s Day- Classes meet, offices closed

MARCH 2021

3/15 (MON) – 21 (SUN)        Spring Break – no classes, offices open

3/25 (THU)                 Last day to submit a graduation application for October and February graduation.

APRIL 2021

4/9 (FRI)                   HAD Language Exam (One student per one assigned time slot begins at noon via Zoom invite)

4/27 (TUE)                  Graduate thesis final draft due to the Chair (two weeks prior to the last day of semester)

MAY 2021

5/4 (TUE)                    Study day / Exam conflict day

5/5 (WED) – 11 (TUE)           Final critique and exam week

5/11 (TUE)                  Last day of Spring 2021 semester

5/13 (THU)                  All final grades due online by end of day.

JUNE 2021

6/15 (TUE)                  Graduate thesis due to library (May Graduates, Spring semester)

  • Current thesis formatting requirements and templates can be found http://libguides.pratt.edu/thesisguide
  • Please note that the date that spring graduates should list on their cover page and signature page is May 2021.
  • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Pratt Libraries via the links found here:  https://pratt.libanswers.com/