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Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar contains important dates and deadlines for students and faculty by semester. Dates include: term start and end, scheduled purges, registration periods and add/drop, last day to drop or withdraw, final examinations, various grade submission deadlines, web open/close for grade submissions, holidays and breaks, commencements, and graduation application deadlines. This calendar is subject to change without notice.

 

FALL SEMESTER 2019

AUGUST 

5 Department Chairs Return to Work
8 Last Day Subterm II Final Examinations
8-9 Web Open for Subterm II Grade Submission
9 Final Grades for Subterm II Due in the System by 3:00 p.m.
9 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Calculation will Process
12 Financial Aid 2019-2020 SAP Notification will be emailed to student B-CU email address
12 Faculty Return to Work
19 Classes begin for Full-Term
19-22 Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop
20-23 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses
21 Academic Advisory Council Meeting
22 Last Day to Change Major for Fall Semester
22 Last Day to Add Courses
22 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)
22 Last Day to Drop without Receiving a WD
26 Faculty Senate Meeting
31 Labor Day Weekend - No Saturday Classes

 

SEPTEMBER 

2 Labor Day Holiday – No Classes
4 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
9 Fall Census date 
13 Fall Commencement Planning Meeting
18 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
20 Institutional Review Board Meeting
23 Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
23 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses
23 Faculty Senate Meeting
24 Last Day to Drop SubTerm I Course and Receive WD - Graduate
24 Last Day to Withdraw from University for SubTerm I with W - Graduate
27 Fall Commencement Planning Meeting
30 Student Deadline; Last Day to Remove I Grade earned Spring & Summer Semesters

 

OCTOBER 

1 Web Closes for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
1 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses – Ends
1 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses are due in System by 5:00p.m.
2 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
3-4 Mandatory Attendance Verification SubTerm I Courses
7-12 Midterm Exams Full Term courses
7-15 Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
7 Faculty Deadline: Removal of Incomplete Grades to Registrar’s Office by 5:00p.m.
9 Last Day of SubTerm I; Final Examinations - Graduate
9 Web Open for SubTerm I Grade Submission - Graduate
11 Fall Commencement Planning Meeting
15 Midterm Grades for Full Term courses Due in System by 5:00 p.m.
16 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
18 Institutional Review Board Meeting
22 Last Day to Drop Full-Term Courses & Receive WD
23 Last Day to Withdraw from University (Full-Term) & Receive W
25 Fall Commencement Planning Meeting
28 Faculty Senate Meeting
30 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting

 

NOVEMBER 

4 Registration for Spring and Summer 2019 Begins
5 Last Day Fall Graduation Applications will be Accepted
Applications Submitted After this Date Will Not Appear in the Commencement Program.
5 Midterm Grades Due in the System by 5:00 p.m.
8 Fall Commencement Planning Meeting
11 Veteran’s Day Holiday – No Classes
11-14 Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
12 Last Day to Withdraw from University SUbTerm II and Receive W - Graduate
12-13 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses
13 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
14 Spring Graduation Applications Due
15 First Annual Pineapple Anchor Ball
15 Institutional Review Board Meeting
27-29 Thanksgiving Holiday

 

DECEMBER 

2 Classes Resume
6 Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts) for Graduates Due in System & Registrar’s Office by 3:00 p.m.
6 Fall Commencement Planning Meeting
7-11 Final Examinations for Full-Term Classes
8 Final Examinations for Saturday Classes
11 Last Day of Full-Term Classes
11-15 Web Open for Final Grade Submission for Full Term
11 Service of Consecration 7:00 p.m.
12 Nursing Pinning Ceremony
12 All Graduating Senior Grades Due in System by 12 noon
13 President’s Reception Honoring Graduates
14 Fall Commencement Ceremony
16 Christmas Holiday begins for Faculty
16 All Non-Graduate Grades Due in System by 3:00 p.m.
23 Christmas Holiday begins for Staff

  

SPRING SEMESTER 2020

JANUARY 

6 Faculty Return to Work
8 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
13 All Full Term Classes Begin
13 Last Day to Change Majors for Spring Semester
13-16 Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop
13-24 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term
16 Last Day to Add Classes
16 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund for Full Term (Room/Board Assessed)
16 Last Day to Drop without Receiving a WD
17 Institutional Review Board
20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No Classes
22 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
27 Faculty Senate Meeting

 

FEBRUARY 

3 Spring Census Day
5 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
6-8 Web open for 4-week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
7 4 Week Grades Due in System by 5:00 p.m.
7 Spring Commencement Planning Meeting
10-13 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses
14 Institutional Review Board
19 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
21 Spring Commencement Planning Meeting
24 Student Deadline: Last Day for Students to Remove I’s Earned Fall Semester
24 Faculty Senate Meeting
29 Midterm Examinations for Saturday Classes

 

 MARCH 

2-6 Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses
2-6 Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
2 Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I’s to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.
4 Academic Advisory Council Meeting
6 Spring Commencement Planning Meeting
7 Midterm Grades for Full Term Courses Due in Computer by 5:00 p.m.
9-13 Spring Break
16 Classes Resume
18 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
20 Institutional Review Board Meeting
22 Spring Commencement Planning Meeting
23 Last Day Spring Graduation Applications will be accepted
Applications Submitted After this Date Will Not Appear in the Commencement Program
23 Last Day to Drop Full-Term Courses and receive WD
23 Faculty Senate Meeting
24 Last Day to Withdraw from the University Full Term and Receive W
24-30 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses
26-28 Alumni Day of Service
 APRIL  

 

1

Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting

 

3

Spring Commencement Planning Meeting

 

3

Academic Showcase

 

4

Student Honors and Awards

 

6

Early Registration for Summer and Fall Begins

 

9

Faculty & Staff Honors and Awards

 

10

Good Friday (No Classes)

 

11-15

Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses

 

11

No Saturday Classes (Easter weekend)

 

22

Rite of Sankofa

 

24 Spring Commencement Planning Meeting

 

27 Faculty Senate Meeting

 

27 Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts) for Graduates Due in the Computer / Registrar’s Office by 3:00 p.m.

 

 

MAY 

4-6 Final Examinations for Full-Term
6 Service of Consecration
6 Last Day of Full-Term Classes
7 All Graduating Senior Grades Due in System by 12:00 noon
7 Nursing Pinning Ceremony
8 President’s Reception Honoring Graduates
9 Spring Commencement Ceremony (Tentative)
11 All Non-Graduate Grades Due in System by 3:00 p.m.

  

SUMMER SEMESTER 2020

MAY 

4 Purge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment
4 Summer Graduation Applications Due
13 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
13 Last Day to Change Major for Summer Sessions
15 Last Day for Nine-Month Faculty
18 First Day of Classes Full Term, Summer Session A
20 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)
20 Late Registration/Add-Drop Full Term, Summer Session A
22 Last Day to Drop without Receiving a WD Full Term, Summer Session A
22 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term, Summer Session A
25 Memorial Day Holiday – No Classes
27 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
29 Summer Census Date

 

JUNE 

9 Last Day to Drop Summer Session A & Receive WD
10 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
12 Last Day for Department Chairs
16 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Session A & Receive W
24 Academic Advisory Council Committee Meeting
25 Last Day of Summer A; Final Examinations
24-26 Web Open for Summer Session A Grade Submission
29 First Day of Classes Summer Session B
29-July 1 Late Registration/Add-Drop Summer Session B

 

 

JULY 

1 Late Registration/Drop/Add Summer Session B
1 Last Day to Drop Summer Session B without Receiving a WD
1 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Summer Session B (Room/Board Assessed)
1-2 Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses
3 Independence Day (Observed)- No Classes
14 Last Day to Withdraw from Full Term Courses & Receive W
20 Last Day to Drop Summer Session B & Receive WD
20-21 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Summer Session B
28 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Session B & Receive W

 

AUGUST 

5-7 Web Open for Full Term, Summer Session B Grade Submission
6 Last Day Full Term, Summer Session B; Final Examinations
7 Final Grades for Full Term, Summer Session B due in System by 3:00 p.m.
7 Financial Aid SAP Calculation will process
10 Financial Aid 2020 - 2021 SAP Notification will be Emailed to Bethune-Cookman Email Address

 

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