Elon will modify the normal calendar for fall semester 2020. The goal is to reduce travel to and from campus and avoid bringing large crowds for major events, lowering the chance of exposing the campus community to outside sources of viral infection.
Residence Hall Move-in (tentative)
Fall Semester (undergraduate)
Beginning of Semester
Faculty/Staff Planning Week sessions are scheduled for Aug. 12, 13 and 17. Fall semester undergraduate classes will start on August 19.
Traditional Fall Break will consist of two days: October 7 and November 3 (Election Day). Classes will not be held on those two days, but the university will remain open. The normal Fall Break staff holiday will be moved to Thursday, December 31.
Family Weekend and Homecoming
The traditional Family Weekend and Homecoming & Reunion events will not be held on campus and will instead be reimagined using virtual technologies for parents and alumni.
End of Semester & Exams
In-person instruction will end prior to Thanksgiving, with the last class day on Monday, November 23, and Tuesday, November 24, serving as Reading Day. Final exam period begins remotely on Monday, November 30 and semester ends Friday, December 4.
Winter Term & Spring Semester
Decisions on the calendar for winter term and spring semester will be announced in the fall.