Aug 14, 2020  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


Doane's 149th Year
Doane University Lincoln Campus's 40th Year
Doane University Omaha Campus's 8th Year
 

2021-22 Crete Campus Calendar

2020-21 Lincoln, Omaha and Online Calendar

2021-22 Lincoln, Omaha and Online Calendar
 

2020-21 16-Week Calendar - Crete Campus

FALL SEMESTER 2020      20/FAL       August 17 - November 25
August 13-16 Th-Sun New Student Orientation and Advising
  16 Sunday Returning students Residence Hall move in
  17 Monday FIRST DAY of FALL SEMESTER classes / Payment due date
  20 Thursday Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
  24 Monday Last day to drop/add a first 8 week session course
  26 Wednesday Last day to add a semester long course
  28 Friday Last day to drop a semester long course/Fall CENSUS 
September 7 Monday Labor Day -- University OPEN
  18 Friday Final day for juniors and seniors to declare a Pass-Fail course
October 3 Saturday Homecoming and Family Day
  12 Monday Second 8-week session starts 
  14 Wednesday MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on WebAdvisor
  23 Friday Final day to withdraw from a course and receive a 'W'
  21-30   Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Spring 2021
November 6 Friday Final day to withdraw from the University without grade responsibility. Grades received are W's.
  21-25 Sat-Wed FINAL EXAMS
  25 Wednesday LAST DAY of FALL SEMESTER Classes
  25 Wednesday Residence Halls close at 8pm for the semester
  26-27 Th-Fri Thanksgiving Break--University Closed
December 4 Friday Fall Semester GRADES DUE by NOON
  7 Monday Fall Semester grades available on WebAdvisor
  12 Saturday DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT Ceremony Fuhrer Fieldhouse
       
SPRING SEMESTER 2021       21/SPR       January 18 - May 15
January 17 Sunday Residence Hall move in
  18 Monday FIRST DAY of SPRING SEMESTER / Payment due date
  25 Monday Last day to drop/add a first 8 week session course
  27 Wednesday Last day to add a semester long course 
  29 Friday  Last day to drop a semester long course/Spring CENSUS 
February 19 Friday Final day for juniors and seniors to declare a Pass-Fail course
March 12 Friday MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on WebAdvisor
  15 Monday Second 8 week session starts 
  15-19 Mon-Fri Spring Break
  24-Apr 2   Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING  for Fall 2020
  26 Friday Final day to withdraw from a course and receive a 'W'
April 5 Monday Easter Break
  9 Friday Final day to withdraw from the University without grade responsibility. Grades received are W's.
May 10-13 Mon-Thurs FINAL EXAMS
  14 Friday CAS SENIOR GRADES DUE
      Baccalaureate Service, President's Concert, Honors Convocation
  15 Saturday COMMENCEMENT -- 10 a.m.  Non-Residential Undergraduates and Graduate
      COMMENCEMENT -- 2:30 p.m.  Crete Campus Undergraduates
  20 Thursday Spring Semester GRADES DUE by NOON
  24 Monday Spring Semester grades available on WebAdvisor

2021-22 16-Week Calendar - Crete Campus  

FALL SEMESTER 2021       21/FAL       August 16 - December 11
August 12-15 Thurs-Sun New Student Orientation and Advising
  15 Sunday Returning students Residence Hall move in
  16 Monday FIRST DAY of FALL SEMESTER / Payment due date
  19 Thursday Opening Convocation 11:00 a.m.
  23 Monday Last day to drop/add a first 8-week session course
  25 Wednesday Last day to add a semester long course
  27 Friday Last day to drop a semester long course/Fall Census; Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 2)
September 6 Monday Labor Day -- University CLOSED
  17 Friday Final day for juniors and seniors to declare a Pass-Fail course (week 5)
October 2 Saturday Homecoming and Family Day
  8 Friday Assessment work day for faculty
  8-12 F-T Fall Break for students
  11 Monday Second 8 week session starts
  13 Wednesday MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on WebAdvisor
  22 Friday Final day to withdraw from a course and receive a 'W'. Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 10)
  20-29   Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Spring 2022
November 5 Friday Final day to withdraw from the University without grade responsibility. Grades received are W's. (week 12)
  24-26 Wed-Fri Thanksgiving Break -- 11/25-26 University CLOSED
December 6-10 Mon-Fri FINAL EXAMS
  11 Saturday DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT Ceremony Fuhrer Fieldhouse
  15 Wednesday Fall Semester GRADES DUE by NOON
  17 Friday Fall Semester grades available on WebAdvisor
       
SPRING SEMESTER 2022      22/SPR       January 10 - May 7
January 9 Sunday Residence Hall move in
  10 Monday FIRST DAY of SPRING SEMESTER / Payment due date
  17 Monday Last day to drop/add a first 8-week session course
  19 Wednesday Last day to add a semester long course
  21 Friday Last day to drop a semseter long course/Spring Census; Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 2)
February 11 Friday Final day for juniors and seniors to declare a Pass-Fail course (week 5)
March 4 Friday MID-TERM GRADES DUE by NOON and available on WebAdvisor
  7 Monday Second 8-week session starts
  7-11 Mon-Fri Spring Break
  16-25    Student REGISTRATION and ADVISING for Fall and Summer 2022
  18 Friday Final day to withdraw from a course and receive a 'W'. Pass/Fail deadline for 8wk courses (week 10)
April 1 Friday Final day to withdraw from the University without grade responsibility. Grades received are W's. (week 12)
  18 Monday Easter Break
May 2-5 Mon-Thurs FINAL EXAMS
  6 Friday Crete Campus SENIOR GRADES DUE
      Baccalaureate Service, President's Concert, Honors Convocation
  7 Saturday COMMENCEMENT -- 10 a.m.  Non-Residential Undergraduates and Graduate
      COMMENCEMENT -- 2:30 p.m.  Crete Campus Undergraduates
  12 Thursday Spring Semester GRADES DUE by NOON
  16 Monday Spring Semester grades available on WebAdvisor

2020-21 8-Week Calendar - Lincoln, Omaha, and Online

July 6 Monday Autumn Term schedule released
  13 Monday Priority Registration begins for Autumn Term
  20 Monday Registration begins for Autumn Term
August 5 Wednesday Spring deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  7 Friday Summer Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  7 Friday at Noon Last day to add Autumn Term
  17 Monday Autumn Term begins / Payment Due  August 17 - October 10
  24 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Autumn enrollments
  31 Monday Winter I Term schedule released
September 4 Friday Autumn term financial aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  7 Monday NO CLASSES - Labor Day
  8 Tuesday Priority Registration begins for Winter I Term
  11 Friday Last day to withdraw from an AUTM course and receive a 'W'
  14 Monday Registration begins for Winter I Term
October 2 Friday at Noon Last day to add Winter I Term
  5 Monday Summer deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  10 Saturday Autumn Term ends
  12 Monday Winter I Term begins / Payment Due October 12 - December 12
  16 Friday Autumn Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  19 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter I enrollments
November  4 Wednesday  Winter I term financial aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
    6 Friday Last day to withdraw from an Winter I course and receive a 'W'
  16 Monday Winter Flex/Winter II Term schedules released
  25-27 Wed. - Fri. NO CLASSES - Thanksgiving weekend
  30 Monday Priority Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II Terms
December 7 Monday Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II Terms
  12 Saturday Winter I Term ends
  12 Saturday DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT Ceremony                                                                                      
  18 Friday Winter I Term grades published to WebAdvisor
                           The Doane Offices will be CLOSED December 24 through January 1
January 5 Tuesday Autumn deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  8 Friday Last day to drop or add Winter Flex enrollments
  8 Friday at Noon Last day to add Winter II Term
  10-16 Sun.-Sat. Winter Flex Term
  18 Monday Winter II Term begins / Payment Due  January 18 - March 13
  25 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter II enrollments
February 1 Monday Spring Term schedule released
  5 Friday Winter I term financial aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  12 Friday Last day to withdraw from a Winter II course and receive a 'W'
  15 Monday Priority Registration begins for Spring Term
  22 Monday Registration begins for Spring Term
March 5 Friday at Noon Last day to add Spring Term
  5 Friday Winter I deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  13 Saturday Winter II Term ends
  15 Monday Spring Term begins / Payment Due  March 15 - May 15
  19 Friday Winter Flex/Winter II Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  22 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Spring Term enrollments
April 7 Wednesday Spring term financial aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  9 Friday Last day to withdraw from a Spring course and receive a 'W'
  12 Monday Summer & Summer Flex Term schedules released
  19 Monday Priority Registration begins for Summer/Summer Flex Terms
  26 Monday Registration begins for Summer/Summer Flex Terms
May 14 Friday at noon Last day to add Summer Term
  15 Saturday Spring Term ends
  15 Saturday SPRING COMMENCEMENT Ceremony
  21 Friday Spring Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  24 Monday Summer Term begins / Payment Due  May 24 - July 24
  24 Monday NO CLASSES - Memorial Day
June 1 Tuesday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Summer/Summer Flex enrollments
  5 Saturday Winter II deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  14 Monday Summer term financial aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  18 Friday Last day to withdraw from a Summer course and receive a 'W'
July 5 Monday Autumn Term schedule released
  12 Monday Priority Registration begins for Autumn Term
  19 Monday Registration begins for Autumn Term
  24 Saturday Summer Term ends
  25-31  Sun.-Sat. Summer Flex Term
August 5 Thursday Spring deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  6 Friday Summer/Summer Flex Term grades published to WebAdvisor

2021-22 8-Week Calendar - Lincoln, Omaha, and Online

July 6 Tuesday  Autumn Term schedule released 
  12 Monday  Priority Registration begins for Autumn term
  19 Monday Registration begins for Autumn term 
August 5 Thurday Spring deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  6 Friday Summer term grades published to WebAdvisor
  6 Friday at Noon Last day to add Autumn term
  16 Monday Autumn Term Begins / Payment Due  August 16 - October 9
  23 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Autumn enrollments
  30 Monday Winter I term schedule released
September 3 Friday Autumn term Financial Aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  6 Monday NO CLASS MEETINGS - Labor Day
  7 Tuesday Priority Registration begins for Winter I term
  10 Friday Last day to withdraw from an Autumn course and receive a "W"
  13 Monday  Registration begins for Winter I term
October 1 Friday at Noon Last day to add Winter I term
  5 Tuesday Summer deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  9 Saturday Autumn Term Ends
  11 Monday Winter I Term Begins / Payment Due  October 11 - December 11
  15 Friday Autumn Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  18 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter I enrollments
November 3 Wednesday Winter I term Financial Aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  5 Friday Last day to withdraw from a WIN1 course and receive a "W"
  15 Monday Winter Flex/Winter II term schedule released 
  24-26 Wed. - Fri. NO CLASS MEETINGS - Thanksgiving weekend
  29 Monday Priority Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II term
December 6 Monday Registration begins for Winter Flex/Winter II term
  11 Saturday Winter I Term Ends
  11 Saturday DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT Ceremony
  17 Friday Winter I Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  23 Thursday Last day to drop or add Winter Flex enrollments/ Last day to add Winter II term
                            The Doane Offices will be CLOSED December 24 through January 1
January 2-8 Sun. - Sat. Winter Flex Term
  5 Wednesday Autumn deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  10 Monday Winter II Term Begins / Payment Due  January 10 - March 5
  17 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Winter II enrollments
  31 Monday Spring term schedule released
February 4 Friday Last day to withdraw from a WIN2 course and receive a "W"
  5 Saturday Winter II term Financial Aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  7 Monday Priority Registration begins for Spring term
  14 Monday Registration begins for Spring term
  25 Friday at noon  Last day to add Spring term 
March 5 Saturday Winter I deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  5 Saturday Winter II Term Ends
  7 Monday Spring Term Begins / Payment Due  March 7 - May 7
  11 Friday Winter Flex/Winter II Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  14 Monday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Spring Term enrollments
  30 Wednesday Spring term Financial Aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
April 1 Friday Last day to withdraw from a Spring course and receive a "W" 
  11 Monday Summer and Summer Flex Term schedules released
  18 Monday Priority Registration begins for Summer and Summer Flex Terms 
  25 Monday Registration begins for Summer and Summer Flex Terms 
May 7 Saturday Spring Term Ends
  7 Saturday SPRING COMMENCEMENT Ceremony
  13 Friday Spring Term grades published to WebAdvisor
  13 Friday at Noon Last day to add Summer term
  23 Monday Summer Term Begins / Payment Due  May 23 - July 23
  30 Monday NO CLASS MEETINGS - Memorial Day
  31 Tuesday CENSUS DAY - Last day to drop Summer & Summer Flex enrollments                                    
June 5 Sunday Winter II deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  13 Monday Summer term Financial Aid refund checks mailed/direct deposited to students
  17 Friday Last day to withdraw from a Summer course and receive a "W" 
July  4 Monday  NO CLASS MEETINGS - Fourth of July 
  5 Tuesday  Autumn Term schedule released 
  11 Monday  Priority Registration begins for Autumn Term
  18 Monday  Registration begins for Autumn Term
  23 Saturday Summer Term Ends
  24-30 Sun-Sat Summer Flex Term
August 5 Friday Spring deferred Employer Reimbursement Due Date
  5 Friday  Summer & Summer Flex Term grades published to WebAdvisor