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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester and Winter Break

(Teaching weeks from August 31, 2020 to January 8, 2021, a total of 18 weeks)

Regular Weekly Work Schedule

August 29-30: Faculty returns to CUPL

August 29: Undergraduates of 2017 Journalism major, undergraduates and postgraduates of 2018 and 2019 return to CUPL; Registration for incoming second bachelor’s degree students

August 30-31: Registration for incoming 2020 postgraduates

August 31: Classes begin for 2017 Journalism undergraduates, all 2018 and 2019 undergraduate and postgraduate students, and second bachelor’s degree freshmen

September 2: Opening Ceremony and orientation for 2020 postgraduates

September 7: 2017 undergraduates (expect students of journalism major) return to CUPL and conduct internship review

2020 graduate classes begin

September 19: Teachers’ Day

September 12-13: Registration for incoming undergraduates

September 14-17: Health examination and orientation for 2020 undergraduates

September 18: Opening Ceremony

Military Training for 2020 undergraduates is flexibly conducted by the Armed Forces Department

September 21: Classes begin for 2020 undergraduates

October 1-11: Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day (Holiday)

October 31: Sport Meet for 2020 undergraduates

November 1: the 3rd Sport Meet for postgraduates

November 19: Meeting of CUPL Academic Committee

December 4: The State Constitution Day

(Week 16): Ending of the compulsory courses for undergraduates of 2018, 2019 and 2020

Ending of the degree courses for postgraduates of 2019

January 1, 2021: New Year’s Day

(Week 17): Ending of the degree courses for postgraduates of 2020

January 5: Meeting of CUPL Academic Degree Evaluation Committee

(Week 17-18): Final exams of compulsory courses for undergraduates of 2018, 2019 and 2020

Final exams of degree courses for postgraduates of 2019 and 2020

January 9-February 27: Winter break for students (50 days)

February 28: Students return to CUPL

January 11-February 26: Winter break for faculty (47 days)

February 27: Faculty returns to work

February 12: Chinese Spring Festival

March 1: Classes begin

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Spring and Summer Semesters

(Teaching weeks for the spring semester start from March 1 to July 2, 2021, a total of 18 weeks; Teaching weeks for the summer semester start from July 5 to July 30, 2021, a total of four weeks)

Regular Weekly Work Schedule

February 27-28, 2021: Faculty returns to work

February 28, 2021: Students return to CUPL

March 1: Classes begin

April 4: Qingming Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day)

April 22: Meeting of CUPL Academic Committee g

April 24-25: the 46th CUPL Sports Meet

May 8: CUPL Marathon Race

May 16: Birthday of CUPL

(Week 16): Ending of the compulsory courses for undergraduates of 2018, 2019 and 2020

Ending of the degree courses for postgraduates of 2019 and 2020

June 14: Dragon Boat Festival

June 17: Meeting of CUPL Academic Degree Evaluation Committee

June 22: Undergraduate Commencement

June 24: Postgraduate Commencement and Degree Awarding Ceremony

(Week 17-18): Final exams of compulsory courses for undergraduates of 2018, 2019 and 2020

Final exams of degree courses for postgraduates of 2017 and 2018

July 2: End of the spring semester

From July 3, 2018 undergraduates (excluding the Journalism major) start internships for 10 weeks and return to CUPL on September 13 to conduct internship evaluations and compose reports.

July 5-30: Summer Semester

2020 graduate students conduct professional internships

July 31: Summer break for students (28 days);

August 2: Summer break for faculty (26 days)

August 28: Students return to CUPL

August 30: Students start to take classes

August 28-29: Faculties return to work

August 28-29: Registration for incoming undergraduates

August 30-31: Registration for incoming postgraduates

2019 undergraduates carry on social practice activities for four weeks during the summer holiday and finish the report within the holiday.