UNL to begin fall semester early, end by Thanksgiving

The University of Nebraka-Lincoln announced Friday it is modifying its fall academic calendar. 
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The University of Nebraka-Lincoln announced Friday it is modifying its fall academic calendar.

UNL said classes will begin one week earlier, on a remote basis. Classes with an in-person component will start the following week. UNL will then conclude finals by Thanksgiving.

UNL said shifting and compressing the fall schedule will reduce travel that can increase spread of COVID-19.

  • Aug. 17: Classes start on asynchronous remote learning basis
  • Aug. 24: In-person instruction begins for courses that have an in-person component Classes meet on Labor Day and during fall break
  • Nov. 19-20: “Fifteenth Week” prep for finals Nov. 21-25: Finals will take place

UNL said more guidance will be announced in the future.

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