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Important Program Dates

Excel Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Calendar


Fall 2020

11/2/2020: The schedule of classes for Spring 2021 opens. Students will work with their advisors to make the best choices for their interests and needs and set a schedule for the spring.

11/3/2020: Election Day, students are excused from classes, tutoring, advising meetings, study hall, mentorship meetings, etc. with prior notice. NO EXCEL CLASSES THIS DAY.

11/20/2020: Last day of Excel classes

11/23/2020 and 11/24/2020: Finals and last days of inclusive classes

11/25/2020-11/27/2020: Thanksgiving break. Students will not be required to return to campus after Thanksgiving.

11/30/2020-12/4/2020: Mid-year review meetings. Each student will meet with their team of advisors via Microsoft Teams. The purpose of these meetings is to do a quick check-in on the progress of their goals from the fall semester and gain a holistic perspective on how we can continue to support them in the spring. During this meeting, students will also review their grades for the semester and finalize their spring schedule.

12/7/2020- 1/13/2021: Winter Break


Spring 2021

Excel classes will be offered both in-person and virtually to students, and inclusive classes will use a variety of course delivery methods.

1/14/2021-1/15/2021: Optional first day of inclusive classes. Excel staff will be available to assist students as they navigate their new inclusive classes. Students will also have their first advising meetings of the semester during these two days via Microsoft Teams. *Students are not required to come back to campus until 1/19*

1/18/2021: MLK Holiday

1/19/2021: First day of classes.

* In lieu of spring break, the spring semester will start later than usual, and include 2 mid-semester break days as follows:

          3/16/2021: No Classes

          3/24/2021: No Classes

4/27/2021: Last Day of Classes

4/28/2021- 5/7/2021: Person-Centered Planning Meetings.