Important 2020-21 Dates

Posted July 14, 2021 by
Tags: Parent Announcements

Dear Parents of Returning Students, 

It won't be long until it’s time to prepare for your student's return to campus. To help you get ready, here are some resources that will keep you up-to-date.

Read ePartnerships

This monthly online newsletter for our Wheaton parents provides helpful news and information related to your student’s experience at Wheaton College.

Parent Announcements

Misplaced an email? Visit the Parent Announcements webpage to review parent-specific communications sent from campus.

Mark these Important Dates

Aug‌ust 25


Classes Begin

Oct‌ober 8-9


Homecoming – reunions for 1991, 1996, 2001, 2011, and 2016 alumni

Oct‌ober 16-20


Fall Break

Nov‌ember 5-6


Family Weekend

Nov‌ember 24-28


Thanksgiving Break

Dec‌ember 17-Jan‌uary 9


Christmas Break

Jan‌uary 10


Classes Begin

Mar‌ch 5-13


Spring Break

May 7-8



Have a look at the full Academic Calendar or Calendar of Events for more dates.

Save the date for Family Weekend, Nov‌ember 5-6, 2021! You won't want to miss this opportunity to visit campus and attend class, concerts, and athletic events, or to see the sites of Chicago. If pandemic restrictions change in Illinois and we need to restrict guests on campus, we will let you know as quickly as possible, but for now, we are full steam ahead.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or by phone (630‍.‍752‍.‍5047). We look forward to meeting you soon!


Cindra Stackhouse Taetzsch ’82
Senior Director for Vocation and Alumni/Parent Engagement