Concordia University Ann Arbor follows two academic calendars: traditional and non-traditional. For a listing of all University events, please visit the Campus Calendar.

Programs that follow the traditional calendar

  • All traditional undergraduate programs
  • Applied Exercise Science
  • DPT
  • Graduate Art Education
  • Graduate Music
  • Medical Assistant
  • AMOT/BMOT/TMOT
  • MSIT
  • Pharmacy
  • Physician Assistant
  • OTD
2020 - 2021 Traditional Academic Calendar

Semester I (Fall 2020)

  • August 17 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • August 23 Sunday
    • Opening Service - Mequon
  • August 24 Monday
    • First Day of Traditional Classes
    • Opening Service – Ann Arbor
  • September 4 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • September 7 Monday
    • LABOR DAY – No Class
  • October 15 - 16 Thursday-Friday
    • Fall Break-No traditional undergrad Classes
  • October 30 Friday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • November 25 Wednesday
    • Thanksgiving Vacation begins – no traditional classes meet that start after 4:00 pm local time
  • November 26 Thursday
    • THANKSGIVING DAY
  • November 30 Monday
    • Classes Resume
  • December 7 - 11 Monday-Friday
    • Final Examinations
    • Christmas Recess Begins after Last Exam
  • December 11 Friday
    • Graduate Graduation 6:00pm - Mequon
  • December 12 Saturday
    • Undergraduate Graduation 1:30 pm - Mequon
  • December 13 Sunday
    • Graduation 2:00 pm - Ann Arbor
  • December 25 Friday
    • CHRISTMAS DAY

Winterim 2020

  • January 4 Monday
    • Classes Resume – Winterim Begins
  • January 22 Friday
    • Winterim Examinations

Semester II (Spring 2021)

  • January 11 Monday
    • Pharmacy classes begin - Mequon
  • January 25 Monday
    • Second Semester Begins
  • February 5 Friday
    • Last Day to Add a Regular Semester Class
  • March 8 - 12
    • Pharmacy Spring Recess - Mequon
  • March 15 - 19
    • Spring Recess – Traditional Undergraduates
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Last Day to Drop a Regular Semester Class
  • April 1 Thursday
    • Easter break begins – no classes meet that start after 4:00 local time
  • April 4 Sunday
    • EASTER
  • April 5 Monday
    • Classes Resume at 4:00 local time
  • May 10 - 14 Monday-Friday
    • qFinal Examinations
  • May 14 Friday
    • Graduate Student Graduation 6:00 pm - Mequon
  • May 15 Saturday
    • Undergrad Student Graduation 1:30 pm – Mequon
  • May 16 Sunday
    • Undergrad Student Graduation 2:00 pm – Ann Arbor

Summer 2021

  • 3 Week Session
    May 17 - June 4 (no school May 31)
    June 7 - June 25

  • 6 Week Session
    May 17 - June 25 (no school May 31)
    June 14 - July 23 (no school July 5)

Programs that follow a non-traditional calendar

  • All adult accelerated programs
  • BSN completion program
  • Counseling
  • Graduate education programs
  • Graduate nursing programs
  • MBA
  • RN-BSN-MSN
  • SPA
2020 - 2021 Non-Traditional Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 - Six Week

  • A mini term July 6th – August 16th
  • B mini term August 17th – September 27th
  • D mini term September 28th – November 8th
  • E mini term November 9th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Fall 2020 - Eight Week

  • F mini term July 6th – August 30th
  • G mini term August 31st – October 25th
  • H mini term October 26th – December 20th
  • December 21 – December 31 all centers on break – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Six Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • A mini term January 4th – February 14th
  • B mini term February 15th – March 28th
  • D mini term March 29th – May 9th
  • E mini term May 10th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered

Spring 2021 - Eight Week

  • January 1 – January 3 – no classes offered
  • F mini term January 4th – February 28th
  • G mini term March 1st – April 25th
  • H mini term April 26th – June 20th
  • June 21 – June 30 – no classes offered


Many online classes do not follow the traditional calendars. Please contact the Office of Continuing and Distance Education (OCDE) office for any question regarding registration dates. The OCDE office may be reached at (262) 243-4442.