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Academic Calendar 2019-2020


Printable Version of the Academic Calendar
 2018-2019 (PDF) | 2019-2020 (PDF) 

Fall 2019 | Spring 2020 | Summer 2020 Session I | Summer 2020 Session II

Aug-19 | Sep-19 | Oct-19 | Nov-19 | Dec-19
Jan-20 | Feb-20 | Mar-20 | Apr-20 | May-20 | Jun-20 | Jul-20 | Aug-20

Fall Semester 2019

August - 2019

  • Wed-Fri, Aug 7-9 New Faculty Orientation
  • Fri, Aug 9 Summer Commencement Rehearsal, CEC, 1:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Aug 9 Summer Commencement, CEC, 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon, Aug 12 Final Grades Due, 8:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Aug 12 Fall Faculty Workshop, CEC
  • Mon, Aug 12 Teaching Center Workshops
  • Fri, Aug 16 Graduate Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Fri–Wed, Aug 16–20 Welcome Week
  • Mon, Aug 19 August Orientation Session
  • Tues, Aug 20 Online Registration Begins, 7:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Aug 20 Drop/Add Begins
  • Wed, Aug 21 First Day of Classes
  • Wed, Aug 21 Opening Convocation, CEC, 10:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Aug 27 Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, Aug 27 Last Day to Drop with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Aug 28 First Day for Withdrawal with Grade of “W”

September - 2019

  • Mon, Sept 2 Labor Day Holiday
  • Tues, Sept 24 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W,” 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Sept 25 Withdrawal with Grade of “WP” for “WF” Begins
  • Mon, Sept 30 Deadline for Faculty Promotion/Tenure Applications

October - 2019

  • Wed, Oct 9 Semester Mid-Point
  • Fri, Oct 11 Mid-Term Grades Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Mon-Tues, Octo 14-15 Fall Break
  • Tue, Oct 15 Deadline for Faculty Sabbatical/Study Leave Applications
  • Fri, Oct 18, Spring 2018 Textbook Orders Due
  • Mon, Oct 21 Graduation Application Deadline for May 2019

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November - 2019

  • Mon, Nov 4 Last Day to Withdraw for any Reason from Course or University with Grade of “WP” or “WF”, 11:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Nov 8 Graduate Student Priority Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Nov 11 Priority Registration Begins for Spring and May/Summer 2018 (Returning Students), 7:00 a.m.
  • Wed-Fri, Nov 27-29 Thanksgiving Break

 December - 2019

  • Tues, Dec 3 Last Day of Classes
  • Wed, Dec 4 Academic Preparation Day
  • Wed–Tues, Dec 5-10 Final Exams
  • Wed, Dec 11 Graduating Student Grades Due, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
  • Fri, Dec 13 Commencement Rehearsal, 1:00 p.m. CEC
  • Fri, Dec 13 Winter Commencement, 5:00 p.m. CEC
  • Sat, Dec 14 Residence Halls Close, 3:00 p.m.
  • Mon, Dec 16 Final Grades Due, 8:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Dec 16 Leave of Absence Applications Due for Spring 2019, 4:00 p.m.

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Spring Semester 2020

January - 2020

  • Sat, Jan 5 Campus Housing Opens for New Students, 10:00 a.m.
  • Mon, Jan 6 Spring Orientation
  • Mon, Jan 6 Graduate Student Registration, 7:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Jan 7 Online Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Tues, Jan 7 Drop/Add Begins
  • Tues, Jan 7 Campus Housing Opens for Returning Students, 10:00 a.m.
  • Wed, Jan 8 First Day of Classes
  • Tues, Jan 14 Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Jan 15 Withdraw with Grade of “W” Begins
  • Mon, Jan 20 Martin Luther King Day (Holiday)

February - 2020

  • Tues, Feb 11 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W,” 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, Feb 12 Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” Begins
  • Wed, Feb 26 Mid-Point of Semester
  • Fri, Feb 28 Mid-Term Grades Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Fri, Feb 28 Maymester and Summer 2019 Textbook Orders Due

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March - 2019

  • Mon-Fri, Mar 9-13 Spring Break
  • Mon, Mar 16 Classes Resume
  • Mon, Mar 23 Spring Faculty Meeting, 10:00 a.m.,
  • Fri, Mar 27 Fall 2019 Textbook Orders Due

April - 2020

  • Wed, Apr 8 Graduate Student Priority Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Thurs-Fri, April 9-10 Easter Break
  • Mon, Apr 13 Priority Registration for Fall 2018 (Returning Students) Opens, 7:00 a.m.
  • Wed, Apr 15 Scholarship and Awards Day, 10:00 a.m., Massey Performing Arts Center
  • Mon, Apr 13 Application for Graduation Deadline for August 2019
  • Tue, Apr 21 Last Day of Classes
  • Wed, Apr 22 Academic Preparation Day
  • Wed-Tues, Apr 23-28 Final Exams
  • Wed, April 29 Graduating Student Grades Due by 12:00 p.m. (noon)

May - 2020

  • Fri, May 1 Commencement Rehearsal, 8:30 a.m. Curb Event Center
  • Fri, May 1 Baccalaureate, Curb Event Center, 1:00 p.m.
  • Fri, May 1 University Commencement Reception, 2:00 p.m.
  • Sat, May 2 Commencement Ceremony #1, Curb Event Center; 8:30 a.m. Student line-up; 9:30 a.m. Ceremony Begins
  • Sat, May 2 Commencement Ceremony #2, Curb Event Center, 1:30 p.m.  Student line-up; 2:30 p.m. Ceremony Begins
  • Sat, May 2 Campus Housing Closes, 6:00 p.m.
  • Mon, May 4 Final grades due, 8:00 a.m.

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Maymester and Summer Sessions I and II 2020
  • Mon, May 4 Maymester Registration Online, 7:00 a.m.
  • Mon, May 4 Maymester First Day of Classes
  • Mon, May 4 Priority Registration Online for Full Summer and Sessions I and II Closes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, May 5 Last Day to Drop Maymester Classes with Refund, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, May 6 Withdraw from Maymester Begins, Grade of “W”
  • Mon, May 11 Grade of “W” Maymester Refund Period Ends
  • Tues, May 12 Grade of WP/WF for Maymester Begins
  • Fri, May 15 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of WP/WF for Maymester, 11:00 p.m.
  • Fri, May 22 Last Day of Classes
  • Fri, May 22 Maymester Finals
  • Fri, May 22 Final Grades for Maymester Due, 4:00 p.m.
  • Mon, May 25 Memorial Day Holiday
  • Fri, May 29 Graduate Registration (Summer) 7:00 a.m.
  • Fri, May 29 Registration for Summer Sessions Begins, 7:00 a.m.

June 2020

  • Mon, June 1 First Day of Classes (SS1 and Full Summer Sessions)
  • Wed, June 3 Last Day for Registration/Schedule Changes/Drop with Refund, SS1, SS2 and Full Summer Sessions, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, June 4 Withdraw with grade of “W” (Full Summer Session and SS1)
  • Wed, June 10 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” from SS1, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, June 17 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF,” SS1, 11:00 p.m.
  • Tues, June 23 Graduation Application Deadline for December 2020
  • Wed, June 17 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” from Full Summer Session, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, June 25 Withdraw with WP/WF Full Summer Session Begins
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July 2020

  • Mon, July 1 Priority Registration for Fall 2019 Reopens for all students, 8:00 a.m.
  • Thurs, July 2 Las Day of Classes, SS1
  • Thurs, July 2 Final Exams for SS1
  • Thurs, July 2 Registration for SS2 Only, Begins 7:00 a.m.
  • Thurs, July 3 Fourth of July Holiday (observed)
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  • Sun, July 5 Summer I Housing Closes, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Sun, July 5 Summer II Housing Opens, 5:00 p.m.
  • Mon, July 6 First Day of Classes for SS2
  • Mon, July 6 Last Day WP/WF – Full Summer Session
  • Mon, July 8 Final Grades Due for SS1 by 4:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, July 9 Withdraw with a Grade of “W” for SS2
  • Thurs, July 9 Priority Registration for Fall 2018 Closes, 11:00 p.m.
  • Wed, July 15 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “W” from SS2, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, July 16 Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” for SS2, Begins
  • Wed, July 22 Last Day to Withdraw with Grade of “WP” or “WF” from SS2, 11:00 p.m.
  • Thurs, July 30 Deadline to apply for Fall Semester Leave of Absence, 4:00 p.m.

 August 2020

  • Tues, Aug 4 Last Day of Classes for Full and SS II Sessions
  • Tues, Aug 4 Final Exam for Full and SS II Sessions
  • Wed, Aug 5 Graduating Student Grades Due at 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Fri, Aug 7 Commencement Rehersal, CEC 1:00p.m.
  • Fri, Aug 7 Summer Commencement, CEC 5:00 p.m.
  • Satu, Aug 8 Summer Session II Housing Closes, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
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  • Sat, Aug 10 Summer Session II Graduate Checkout by 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
  • Mon, Aug 10 Final Grades Due, 8:00 a.m.

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