UNAM lengthens the school year by 2020 to August by the coronavirus


The National Autonomous University of Mexico reported that the school calendar corresponding to this 2020 will be extended until August due to the contingency caused by the pandemic COVID-19. This then of all the faculties and high schools of the maximum house of studies take online classes during these months due to the national campaign of healthy detachment.

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The school year was about to end in may, was extended until the month of August, just a few weeks of that, we will determine your conclusion. So what determined the Commission of Academic Work of the University Council the day of today you had an extraordinary session. With the proposed modifications the new dates are as follows:

  • The school year 2019-2020 is extended until the 21st of August 2020
  • The school year 2020-2021 will begin on September 21, 2020 and will end on June 18, 2021 for the schools that follow an annual plan, while those that follow one semester the cycle will end on the 11th of June
  • The holiday administrative for the half year 2019-2020 will understand the days between the 06 and the July 24, 2020
  • The holiday administrative for the half year 2020-2021 include the days between the 05 and the 23rd of July 2021

Also, the UNAM said that the calendar will be modified later for that dates back to coincide with the regular period with which they have been taught classes in different schools in the past years:

“We made the necessary adjustments in the periods year-on-year and intersemestral for the school-year calendar cycle 2021-2022 return to the period August-June with the that has been operated by the UNAM for several school cycles, and that has enabled us to have regular periods for the academic processes and the contests of income.”

Here you can check the new timetable for the school year 2019-2020, and here the corresponding cycle 2020-2021.