Academic Calendars

for the University System of Georgia

USG Institution Calendars

2020-2021: Fall | Spring | Summer
Long-Range Academic Calendar »


Fall 2020 - 2021

Institution Application Deadline Registration Classes Begin Last Day Drop/Add Recess Dates Classes End Final Exams
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Fall: Aug 1 Mar 23 Aug 12 Aug 19 Nov 19 Nov. 20-24
Albany State University Fall: Jul 1 Mar 2 Aug 10 Aug 13 Nov 25-29 Nov 24 Nov 30-Dec 3
Atlanta Metropolitan State College Fall: Aug 1 Mar 9, Jun 29 Aug 17 Aug 20 Sep 7, Nov 26, Nov 27, Dec 1 Dec 2, Dec 3, Dec 4, Dec 5, Dec 6, Dec 7, Dec 8
Augusta University Fall: Jul 1 Aug 10 - Aug 14 Aug 10 Aug 14 Sep 7, Nov 9 - Nov 13 Dec 2 Dec 4, 7 - 10
Clayton State University Fall: JUL 15 OCT 13 - AUG 13 Aug 8 Aug 13 SEP 5-7 Nov 16 NOV 17-23
College of Coastal Georgia Fall: Aug 3 Aug 17 Aug 19 Sep 7 and Nov 23-27 Dec 7 Dec 8-11
Columbus State University Fall: Jun 30 Mar 27- Aug 21 Aug 17 Aug 21 Nov. 24-30 Nov 23 Dec 1-5
Dalton State College Fall: Jul 1 Mar 23-Aug 6 Aug 10 Aug 14 Nov 19 Nov 20-25
East Georgia State College Fall: Aug 6 Mar 23- Aug 14 Aug 17 Aug 19 Sep 7, Nov 23-27 Dec 4 Dec 7-10
Fort Valley State University Fall: Jun 15 Mar 30- Apr 24; Aug 3 Aug 10 Aug 14 Nov 26 Nov 21 Nov 23-25
Georgia College & State University Fall: Apr 1
Transfer: Jul 1
Mar 9-Aug 11 Aug 12 Aug 18 Sep 7, Nov 25-27 Nov 24 Dec 1-4
Georgia Gwinnett College Fall: Jun 01 Aug 10 Aug 16 Nov 24 - Jan 19 Nov 16 Nov 17 - 23
Georgia Highlands College Fall: Jul 15 Apr 13 - Aug 21 Aug 15 Aug 21 Sep 5-7, Nov 23-29 Dec 7 Dec 8-14
Georgia Institute of Technology Fall: Jan 1
Freshmen: Jan1; Oct 15 (Early Action)
Transfer: Jan 15-Mar 1
Mar 23-May 15, Aug 8-21 Aug 17 Aug 21 Sep 7, Oct 12-13, Nov 25-27 Dec 1 Dec 3-10
Georgia Southern University Fall: Aug 1 Aug 11-15, Aug 17-20 Aug 17 Aug 20 Sep 7, Nov 23-27 Dec 4 Dec 5-10
Georgia Southwestern State University Fall: Jul 21 Aug 12 Aug 18 Nov 23-27 Dec 3 Dec 7-10
Georgia State University Fall: Jul 26
Freshmen: Apr 1
Mar 30 - Aug 28 Aug 24 Aug 28 Sep 7; Nov 23-28 Dec 7 Dec 8-15
Gordon State College Fall: Jul 15 Apr 6-Aug 11 Aug 12 Aug 14 Sep 7, Oct 12-13, Nov 25-27 Dec 2 Dec 4-9
Kennesaw State University Fall: Jun 1 Mar 16 - Aug 21 Aug 17 Aug 21 Sep 5 - 7; Nov 23 - 29 Dec 7 Dec 8 - 14
Middle Georgia State University Fall: Jul 22 Mar 9 Aug 12 Aug 17 Sep 7, No Thanks Giving Recess-Covid-19 Nov 25 Dec 4
Savannah State University Fall: Jul 15 Mar 24-Aug 16 Aug 17 Aug 21 Sep 7; Nov 23-28 Dec 4 Dec 5-11
South Georgia State College Fall: May 15 Apr 7 Aug 17 Aug 21 Sep 7, Nov 25-27 Dec 3 Dec 7-11
University of Georgia Fall: Jan 1
Freshmen: Oct 15 (priority)
Transfer: Mar 1
Apr 14-Aug 19 Aug 20 Aug 26 Sep 7, Oct 30, Nov 25-27 Dec 9 Dec 11-17
University of North Georgia Fall: Jul 1
Freshmen: Nov 15, Feb 15
Mar 23 - Aug 21 Aug 17 Aug 21 Sep 7, Nov 25-29 Nov 24 Nov 30-Dec 4
University of West Georgia Fall: Jun 1 Mar 30 - Aug 18 Aug 12 Aug 18 Sep 7, Nov 26-27 Nov 25 Nov 30-Dec 5
Valdosta State University Fall: Aug 1 Mar 30-Aug 20 Aug 17 Aug 20 Sep 7, Oct 12-13, Nov 25-27 Dec 7 Dec 8-11

Terms Fall 2010 and forward:

  • Each Institution shall have two academic semesters (terms) each not to be less than 15 instructional weeks, excluding registration periods.
  • Each term must be separated by a minimum of one day.
  • A minimum of 750 minutes of instruction or equivalent is required.
Term Start Dates End Dates
Fall Semester Earliest Starting Date - Aug. 1 Latest End Date - Dec. 31
Spring Semester Earliest Starting Date - Jan. 2 Latest End Date - May 30