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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 2020


AUGUST 

3 Deans, Department Chairs and academic administrative staff report to campus
10 Faculty Report to Work
17 All Full-Term Classes Begin
21 Last Day to Change Major for Fall Semester
17-20 17-20 Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop
17 - 9/9 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term/Sub-Term I Courses
20 Last Day of Registration
20 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)
20 Last Day to Drop without Receiving a WD

 

SEPTEMBER 

5 No Saturday Classes (Labor Day Week-end)
7 Labor Day Holiday
11 Fall Census date 
11  Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
21 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses
28 Student Deadline: Last Day for Students to Remove I’s Earned Spring & Summer Semesters
20 Web Closes for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
29 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term Courses – Ends
29 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses are due in computer by 5pm
30 Last Day of Sub-Term I

 

OCTOBER 

1 First Day of Sub-Term II
5 Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I’s to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.
5-10 Midterm Exams Full Term courses
5-13 Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
10-12 Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term
12 Midterm Grades for Full Term courses Due in System by 5:00 p.m.
20 Last Day to Drop Full-Term Courses and Receive WD
21 Last Day to Withdraw from University (Full-Term) and Receive

 

NOVEMBER 

2 Registration for Spring and Summer 2021 Begins
4 Last Day Fall Graduation Applications will be accepted Applications Submitted After This Date, Name Will Not Appear in the Printed Program
4 Midterm Grades Due in System by 5:00 p.m.
9 Spring 2021 Graduation Applications Due
9-12 Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
10 Last Day to Withdraw from University Sub-Term II and Receive W
10 Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts) for Graduates Due in System & Registrar’s Office by 3:00 pm
11 Veteran’s Day Holiday
14 Final Examinations for Saturday Classes
14-20 Final Examinations for Full-Term/Sub-Term II
20 Last Day of Fall 2020 Classes
21 Fall Commencement Ceremony (Tentative)
20-30 Web Open for Final Grade Submission for Full-Term/Sub-Term II
30 All Grades are Due in System by 11:59 pm
26-27 Thanksgiving Holiday

  



SPRING SEMESTER 2021


JANUARY 

11 All Full-Term Classes Begin
11 Last Day to Change Majors for Spring Semester
11-14 Late Registration / $100 Late Registration Fee Applies / Add-Drop
11-Feb 1 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term
14 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund for Full Term (Room/Board Assessed)
14 Last Day to Drop without Receiving a WD
18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – No Classes

 

FEBRUARY 

4-6 Web Open for 4 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
5 4 Week Grades Due in System by 5:00 p.m.
8-11 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses
22 Student Deadline: Last Day for Students to Remove I’s Earned Fall Semester
7-Mar 5 Midterm Examinations for Full Term Courses

 

MARCH 

8 Spring Census Date
1-7 Web Open for Midterm Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
1 Faculty Deadline: Submit Removal of I’s to Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m.
14 Midterm Grades for Full Term Courses Due in Computer by 11:59 p.m.
8-14 Spring Break
15 Classes Resume
15 Deadline for Summer Book Adoptions
22

Last Day Spring Graduation Applications will be accepted

Applications Submitted After this Date: Names will not Appear in Commencement Program

22 Last Day to Drop Full Term Courses and receive WD
23 Last Day to Withdraw from the University Full Term and Receive W
23-29 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Full Term Courses

 

APRIL 

2 Good Friday (No Classes)
3 No Saturday Classes (Easter weekend)
5 Registration for Summer and Fall Begins
9-14 Web Open for 12 Week Grade Submission for Full Term Courses
15 Deadline for Fall Book Adoptions
26 Outstanding Grade Changes and Transfer Grades (Official Transcripts) for Graduates Due in Computer / Registrar’s Office by 3:00 p.m.

 

MAY 

3-5 Final Examinations for Full-Term
5 Service of Consecration
6 All Graduating Senior Grades Due in System by 12:00 noon
6 Nursing Pinning Ceremony
8 Spring Commencement Ceremony (Tentative)
10 All Non-Graduate Grades Due in System by 11:59 p.m.

  



SUMMER SEMESTER 2021


MAY 

3 Purge Summer Schedules for Non-Payment
3 Summer Graduation Applications Due
17 Last Day to Change Major for Summer Sessions
17 First Day of Classes Full Term, Summer Session A
17-19 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund (Room/Board Assessed)
19 Late Registration/Add-Drop Full Term, Summer Session A
21 Last Day to Drop without Receiving a WD Full Term, Summer Session A
21 Mandatory Attendance Verification Full Term, Summer Session A
31 Memorial Day Holiday – No Classes
31 Census Date- Summer A

 

JUNE 

9 Last Day to Drop Summer Session A and Receive WD
16 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Session A and Receive W
24 Last Day of Summer A; Final Examinations
23-25 Web Open for Summer Session A Grade Submission
28 First Day of Classes Summer Session B
28-30 Late Registration/Add-Drop Summer Session B
30 Last Day to Drop Summer Session B without Receiving a WD
30 Last Day for 100% Tuition Refund Summer Session B (Room/Board Assessed) Midterm
30-July 1 Examinations for Full Term Courses

 

JULY 

2 Independence Day (Observed)- No Classes
5 Census Date – Summer B
13 Last Day to Withdraw from Full Term Courses & Receive W
19 Last Day to Drop Summer Session B and Receive WD
19-20 Mandatory Attendance Verification for Summer Session B
26 Last Day to Withdraw from Summer Session B & Receive W

 

AUGUST 

4-6 Web Open for Full Term, Summer Session B Grade Submission
5 Last Day Full Term, Summer Session B; Final Examinations
6 Final Grades for Full Term, Summer Session B due in System by 3:00 p.m.
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