Academic Calendars

Registrar's calendars are at https://my.nps.edu/web/registrar/calendar
1st Quarter (Fall) AY2021
Reporting Date (International) Sunday 13 Sep 2020
Reporting Date Monday 21 Sep
Instruction Begins Monday 28 Sep
Columbus Day (Holiday) Monday 12 Oct
Veteran's Day (Holiday) Wednesday 11 Nov
Thanksgiving Day (Holiday Thursday 26 Nov
Pre-graduation Awards Ceremony Tuesday   8 Dec
Last day of classes Friday 11 Dec
Final Examinations Begin Tuesday 15 Dec
Final Examinations End Thursday 17 Dec
Graduation Friday 18 Dec
Winter Break 21 Dec 2020- 1 Jan 2021  
2nd Quarter (Winter) AY2021
Reporting Date (International) Sunday 20 Dec 2020
Reporting Date Monday 28 Dec 2020
New Year's (Holiday) Friday   1 Jan 2021
Instruction Begins Monday   4 Jan
Martin Luther King's Birthday (Holiday) Monday 18 Jan
Shift Day: Treat as Mon Class Schedule Tuesday 19 Jan
President's Day (Holiday) Monday 15 Feb
Last day of classes Tuesday 16 Mar
Pre-graduation Awards Ceremony Tuesday 16 Mar
Final Examinations Begin Thursday 18 Mar
Final Examinations End Saturday 20 Mar
Thesis and Research Week Monday - Thursday 22 - 25 Mar
Graduation Friday 26 Mar
3rd Quarter (Spring) AY2021
Reporting Date (International) Sunday 14 Mar
Reporting Date Monday 22 Mar
Instruction Begins Monday 29 Mar
Memorial Day (Holiday) Monday 31 May
Pre-graduation Awards Ceremony Tuesday   8 Jun
Last day of classes Friday 11 Jun
Final Examinations Begin Tuesday 15 Jun
Final Examinations End Thursday  17 Jun
Graduation Friday 18 Jun
Summer Break  21 Jun 2021- 5 Jul 2021  
Independence Day (Holiday) Monday   5 Jul
4th Quarter (Summer) AY2021
Reporting Date (International) Sunday 20 Jun
Reporting Date Monday 28 Jun
Instruction Begins Tuesday   6 Jul
Labor Day (Holiday) Monday   6 Sep
Shift Day: Treat as Mon Class Schedule Tuesday   7 Sep
Pre-graduation Awards Ceremony Tuesday 14 Sep
Last day of classes Wednesday 15 Sep
Final Examinations Begin Thursday 16 Sep
Final Examinations End Saturday 18 Sep
Thesis and Research Week Monday - Thursday 20 - 23 Sep
Graduation Friday 24 Sep