Academic Calendars


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2019-2020 Academic Calendar


DateDay & Day Grad FormatCAP & CAP Grad Format, Weekend Classes (WEC)
July 2020
July 10DAY classes and DAY format GRAD classes endCAP V ends
July 14 CAP VI begins
July 31MFF ends (fall cohort) 
August 2020
Aug 6 CAP VI ends
Aug 14Mercy School of Nursing ends 


2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020
DateDay & Day Grad FormatCAP & CAP Grad Format, Weekend Classes (WEC)
August 2020
Aug 10     MFF Starts 
Aug 208 a.m. - Residence Halls open to new students
Aug 228 a.m. - Residence Halls open to returning students
Aug 24   Day classes and DAY format GRAD beginsCAP I and CAP format GRAD begins
Aug 27Academic Convocation & Carlow Day
Aug 31Mercy School of Nursing begins 
September 2020
Sep 7Labor Day - no classes
Sep 25Mercy Service Day
October 2020
Oct 12-13Fall Break for DAY format classesCAP I and CAP format GRAD classes in session
Oct 16     CAP I and CAP format GRAD ends
Oct 19     CAP II begins
November 2020
Nov 259 a.m. - Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving break
Nov 25-27Thanksgiving Break - no classes
Nov 299 a.m. - Residence Halls reopen
December 2020
Dec 4Last Day of Classes 
Dec 7-11Finals Week 
Dec 11MFF endsCAP II and CAP format GRAD ends
Dec 129 a.m. - Residence Halls close for winter break
Dec 18Mercy School of Nursing ends 
Dec 20Commencement (for December 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 graduates)
Spring 2021
DateDay & Day Grad FormatCAP & CAP Grad Format, Weekend Classes (WEC)
January 2021
Jan 4Mercy School of Nursing starts (TBD) 
Jan 98 a.m. - Residence Halls reopen 
Jan 11DAY classes begin, DAY format GRAD begins
MFF Starts
CAP III and CAP format GRAD begins
Jan 18Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes
March 2021
Mar 5 CAP III and CAP format GRAD ends
Mar 69 a.m. - Residence Halls close for spring break 
Mar 8-12Spring Break
Mar 148 a.m. - Residence Halls reopen 
Mar 15 CAP IV and CAP format GRAD begins
April 2021
Apr 1-2Holy Thursday & Good Friday - no classesHoly Thursday & Good Friday - no CAP IV & CAP format GRAD classes
Apr 5No DAY, DAY format GRAD classesCAP IV and CAP format GRAD in session
Apr 15Carlow Scholar's Day (Tentative)
Apr 23MFF ends
Mercy School of Nursing ends (TBD)
 
Apr 26MFF starts 
Apr 30Last day of classes 
May 2021
May 3Finals Week starts
Mercy School of Nursing starts (TBD)
 
May 3-7Finals Week CAP IV and CAP format GRAD ends May 6
May 7Honors Convocation
May 89 a.m. - Residence Halls close
May 8Commencement (for December 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 graduates)
Summer 2021
DateDay & Day Grad FormatCAP & CAP Grad Format, Weekend Classes (WEC)
May 17DAY classes and DAY format GRAD classes beginCAP V begins
May 31Memorial Day - no classes
July 2021
July 4Independence Day - no classes
July 9DAY classes and DAY format GRAD classes endCAP V end
July 13 CAP VI begins
Every Tues./Thurs. for 4 weeks
August 2021
Aug 5 CAP VI ends
Aug 6MFF ends (Fall cohort) 
Aug 20 Mercy School of Nursing ends (TBD)