The Academic Calendar contains important dates for University College Utrecht, such as holidays, deadlines, open days and commencement ceremonies.

Tuesday afternoon activities are published on a dedicated schedule.

For the Utrecht University Academic Calendar, please click here.

Academic Calendars

Fall semester 2020: August 31 - December 18

Fall break: October 17-25 2020          

August 17-21

Housing opens for all students

- Degree students can pick up their room keycard upon arrival (during office hours)

- Keycards for returning students will be in their mailboxes

August 21

Deadline curriculum request form for off-campus courses during Fall semester 2020

August 31 - December 18

Fall semester

August 31

Classes begin

September 2

Last day to request course changes (before 6 pm)

September 21

Registration deadline for Fall thesis (you will receive a form link in September)

October 13

Study Abroad in 2021/22 “Kick-off”

October 17-25

Fall Break

October 25

Deadline mid-term feedback

October 26 – November 6

Mid-term meetings

November 1

Pre-registration deadline lab courses winter term (TBC)

November 13

Deadline exchange applications Fall 2021 and Spring 2022

November 20

No classes (because of Open Days)

November 20 & 21

Open days

December 1

Study Abroad in 2021-22 application deadline

December 1-22

Course evaluations

December 18

- Last day of classes Fall semester

- Deadline course admittance forms Spring semester 2021

- Deadline catch-up exam requests (12 noon)

December 19

Commencement ceremony Class of 2020 ½

December 23

Catch-up exams

December 28

Hand-in deadline for Fall thesis (upload to Blackboard and by email to supervisor and second reader)

January 3

Student housing closes for those not in residence in Spring (students must leave before midnight)

January 13

Grading deadline Fall semester courses

January 17

Grading deadline for Fall thesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring semester 2021: January 25 – May 14

Spring break: March 15-21

January 4-22

Winter term (lab courses) (TBC)

January 18

- Student housing opens for new students

- Student housing opens for exchange students

January 25 – May 14

Spring semester

January 25

Classes begin

February 5

Registration deadline for all theses (Spring-only and Spring & Summer)

February 26

Pre-registration deadline lab courses summer term (TBC)

March 13

Open day

March 15-21

Spring break

March 21

Deadline mid-term feedback

March 22 – April 9

Mid-term tutor meetings

April 2

No classes (Good Friday)

April 5

No classes (Easter Monday)

April 9

Student deadline summer course pre-registration

April 14

Student deadline course pre-registration Fall 2020

April 27

No classes (King's Day)

April 28 – May 19

Course evaluations

May 5

No classes (Liberation Day)

May 12

- Last day of classes Spring semester

- Deadline course admittance forms Fall 2021

- Deadline catch-up exam requests (12 noon)

May 13

No classes (Ascension Day)

May 14

No classes (Bridge day)

May 19

Catch-up exams

May 24

No classes (Whit Monday)

May 25-June 25

Summer term

May 27

Commencement ceremony Class of 2021

May 31

Grading deadline Spring semester courses

June 25

Last day of classes Summer term

June 27

Students move off campus (before midnight)

July 9

Grading deadline Summer term courses 

TBC

Hand-in and grading deadlines for Spring and Spring & Summer theses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2021-2022

Fall semester: 30-8-2021 until 17-12-2021
Fall break: 16-10-2021 until 24-10-2021

Winter term: 3-1-2022 until 21-1-2022

Spring semester: 24-1-2022 until 13-5-2022
Spring break: 14-3-2022 until 20-3-2022

Summer term 23-5-2022 until 24-6-2022

Fall semester 2019: September 2 - December 20

August 23

Deadline curriculum request form for off-campus courses during Fall semester 2019

August 23

 

Housing opens for continuing students

August 26

Registration day for new students. Continuing students will not be able to pick up their keys.

September 2 - December 20

Fall semester

September 2

Classes begin

September 4

Last day to request course changes (before 6 pm)

October 1

Registration deadline for Fall thesis

October 8

Study Abroad Fair  -  (add application deadline in Fall and spring)

October 19 - October 27

Fall Break

October 27

Deadline mid-term evaluations

October 28 - November 8

Mid-term meetings

November 1

Pre-registration deadline lab courses winter term (before 5 pm)

November 15

- Deadline exchange applications Fall 2020 and Spring 2021
- No classes

November 15 & 16

Open days

December 2 – 24

Course evaluations

December 20

- Commencement ceremony Class of 2019½
- Deadline course admittance forms Spring semester 2020
- Last day of classes Fall semester

December 29

Hand-in deadline for Fall thesis (upload to Blackboard)

January 5

Student housing closes for those not in residence in Spring (students must leave before midnight)

January 13

Grading deadline courses Fall semester for instructors

January 17

Grading deadline for Fall thesis

January 20

Catch-up exams

Spring semester 2020: January 27 - May 15

January 6 - January 24

Winter term (lab courses)

January 20

- Student housing opens for returning exchange students
- Student housing opens for new students

January 27 - May 15

Spring semester

January 27

Classes begin

February 7

Registration deadline for Spring-only thesis and Spring & Summer thesis

February 28

Pre-registration deadline lab courses summer term (before 5 pm)

March 7

Open day

March 14 - March 22

Spring break

 

SEVERAL DATES AND ACTIONS BELOW ARE BEING REVIEWED IN LIGHT OF ONLINE EDUCATION

March 22

Deadline Osiris mid-term feedback

March 23 - April 10

Mid-term tutor meetings 

April 10

Student deadline summer course pre-registration 

April 10

No classes (Good Friday)

April 13

No classes (Easter Monday)

April 15

Student deadline course pre-registration Fall 2020

April 27

No classes (King's Day)

April 28 - May 20

Course evaluations

May 5

No classes (Liberation Day)

May 15

- Last day of classes Spring semester
- Deadline course admittance forms Fall 2019
- Deadline major declaration second semester students
- Deadline catch-up exam requests (12 noon)

 

Catch-up exams

May 21

No classes (Ascension Day)

May 22

No classes (Bridge day)

May 25 - June 26

Summer term

May 28

Commencement ceremony class of 2020

CANCELED - ALTERNATIVE ACTIVITY AND/OR DATE 23 June

June 1

No classes (Whit Monday)

June 1

Grading deadline Spring Semester courses

June 26

Last day of classes Summer term

June 28

Students move off campus (before midnight)

July 10

Grading deadline Summer term courses - CORRECTED

July 31

Hand-in deadline for all theses (upload to Blackboard)

August 17

Grading deadline for all theses