USF to implement revised Spring 2021 academic calendar

November 5, 2020

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The University of Saint Francis will implement a revised spring academic calendar to best continue to operate within COVID-19 precautions.

Courses in Fort Wayne and at USF Crown Point (including online and graduate courses) will follow a slightly revised schedule. This includes a delayed start (Jan. 13), an abbreviated Spring Break (March 11 and 12 only) and an extended Easter Break (5 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 1 through Monday, April 5).

There is no change to Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance on Jan. 18, the final exam schedule April 26 to 30 and Commencement on May 1. Virtual Campus will begin on Jan. 11, also as previously scheduled.

“The University of Saint Francis continues to make decisions to promote the safety and health of everyone in our campus community,” USF President Rev. Dr. Eric Albert Zimmer said.

Key dates for the USF spring semester:

  • Monday, Jan. 11 – Virtual Campus classes begin
  • Wednesday, Jan. 13 – Fort Wayne and Crown Point classes begin
  • Monday, Jan. 18 – MLK Day (no classes)
  • Thursday, March 11 and Friday, March 12 – Spring Break (no classes)
  • Thursday, April 1 – Maundy Thursday (no classes after 5 p.m.)
  • Friday, April 2 – Good Friday (no classes)
  • Monday, April 5 – Extended Easter Break (no classes)
  • Friday, April 23 – Last day of classes
  • April 26-30 – Final exams
  • Saturday, May 1 – Commencement

For more information on USF’s academic schedule, contact Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Lance Richey at 260-399-7700, ext. 8112 or [email protected].

Founded in 1890 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, the University of Saint Francis offers more than 60 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs through the College of Health Sciences, College of Arts, Sciences, and Business and College of Adult and Distance Education. In addition to its traditional programs, USF designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. USF Downtown houses the university’s business and music technology programs while offering enhanced internship and networking opportunities for students. The University of Saint Francis campus experience includes 18 athletic programs boasting two individual and four team NAIA national championships and is recognized as an NAIA Five-Star Champion of Character institution. Approximately 2,200 students from a broad geographic region attend USF.