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Academic Calendar

Academic calendars are subject to change without notice. 

The academic calendar is broken down by fall, winterspring and summer terms. 

Fall Term

    Event 2019 2020 2021
Graduate Student General Orientation August 20 (Tuesday)

August 18 (Tuesday)

August 17 (Tuesday)
Undergraduate First-Year Student Check-In  August 22 (Thursday) August 20 (Thursday) August 19 (Thursday)

Degree Awarding Date

August 25 (Sunday) August 23 (Sunday) August 22 (Sunday)

First Day of Class

August 26 (Monday) August 24 (Monday) August 23 (Monday)

Last Day for Web Registration (First part of term)

August 27 (Tuesday) August 25 (Tuesday) August 24 (Tuesday)

Last Day to add/drop without a "W" (First part of term)

August 29 (Thursday) August 27 (Thursday) August 26 (Tuesday)

Last Day to add without instructor permission

September 1 (Sunday) TBD TBD

Last Day to add/drop without a "W" (Full term)

September 6 (Friday) September 4 (Friday) September 3 (Friday)

Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail

September 13 (Friday) September 11 (Friday) September 10 (Friday)

Common Hour exam Day 1

September 23 (Monday) TBD TBD

Common Hour exam Day 2

September 25 (Wednesday) TBD TBD
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" (First part of term) September 27 (Friday) September 25 (Friday)

TBD

Deadline to apply for January degree

October 1 (Tuesday) October 1 (Thursday) October 1 (Friday)
Common Hour exam Day 3 October 1 (Tuesday) TBD TBD

Common Hour exam Day 4

October 3 (Thursday) TBD TBD

Last Day of Class (First part of term)

October 11 (Friday) October 9 (Friday) October 8 (Friday)

Mid Term Grades Due

October 11 (Friday) October 9 (Friday)

October 8 (Friday)

Pacing Break

October 14-15 (Monday-Tuesday) October 12-13 (Monday-Tuesday) October 11-12 (Monday-Tuesday)

First Day of Class (Second part of term)

October 16 (Wednesday) October 14 (Wednesday) October 13 (Wednesday)

Last Day for Web Registration (Second part of term)

October 17 (Thursday) October 15 (Thursday) October 14 (Thursday)

Last Day to add/drop without a "W" (Second part of term)

October 21 (Monday) October 19 (Monday) October 18 (Monday)

Common Hour exam Day 1

October 28 (Monday) TBD TBD

Common Hour exam Day 2

October 30 (Wednesday)  TBD TBD

Common Hour exam Day 3

November 5 (Tuesday) TBD TBD

Common Hour exam Day 4   

November 7 (Thursday) TBD TBD

Registration for Spring  
(See Registration Schedule)

November 11-15 (Monday-Friday) TBD TBD

Last day for January doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean

November 12 (Tuesday) November 6 (Friday) November 5 (Friday)

Last Day to withdraw with a "W"

November 12 (Tuesday) November 11 (Wednesday) November 10 (Wednesday)

Last Day to withdraw with a "W" (Second part of term)

November 19 (Tuesday) November 17 (Tuesday) TBD

Thanksgiving Break

November 27-29 (Wednesday-Friday) November 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday) November 24-26 (Wednesday-Friday)

Last day for hourly exams

November 26 (Tuesday) November 24 (Tuesday) November 23 (Tuesday)

Last Day of Classes

December 6 (Friday) December 4 (Friday) December 3 (Friday)

Last day for January masters candidates to electronically upload thesis and deliver final paperwork to Registration & Academic Services

December 6 (Friday) December 4 (Friday) December 3 (Friday)

Last day for January doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements

December 6 (Friday) December 4 (Friday) December 3 (Friday)

Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes

December 7 (Saturday) December 5 (Saturday) December 4 (Saturday)

Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes

December 9 (Monday) December 7 (Monday) December 6 (Monday)

Final Exams Begin

December 10 (Tuesday) December 8 (Tuesday) December 7 (Tuesday)

Final Exams End

December 18 (Wednesday)  December 16 (Wednesday) December 15 (Wednesday)

Final Grades Due

December 21 (Saturday 8:30AM) December 19 (Saturday 8:30AM) December 18 (Saturday 8:30AM)

Fall Degree Awarded Date

January 19, 2020 (Sunday) January 24, 2021 (Sunday) January 23 (Sunday)

 

The Religious Accommodation Policy can be invoked for those seeking excused absences from work or classes: Religious Holidays: Policy and Calendar

Winter Term

    EVENT 2019 2020 2021
First Day of Class (Full and First part of term) December 26 (Thursday) December28 (Monday) TBD
Last Day for Web Registration December 27 (Friday) December 29 (Tuesday) TBD
Last Day to add/drop without a "W" December 30 (Monday) December 31 (Thursday) TBD
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" January 10 (Friday) January 15 (Friday) TBD
Last Day of Classes January 17 (Friday) January 22 (Friday) TBD
Grades Due Januar 20 (Monday) January 25 (Monday) TBD

Please note: Due to the shortened nature of the winter term, the dates for courses may vary from the schedule above. Students are strongly encouraged to verify the dates for the course dates. 

 

Spring Term

    Event 2020 2021 2022
First Day of Class January 20 (Monday) January 25 (Monday) January 24 (Monday)
Last Day for Web Registration (First part of term) January 21 (Tuesday) January 26 (Tuesday) January 25 (Tuesday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W" (First part of term) January 23 (Thursday) January 28 (Thursday) January 27 (Thursday)
Last Day for Web Registration January 26 (Sunday) January 31 (Sunday) January 30 (Sunday)
Last Day to add courses without instructor permission January 26 (Sunday) TBD TBD
Last Day to add/drop a course without a "W"  January 31 (Friday) February 5 (Friday) February 4 (Friday)
Last Day to apply for May graduation February 1 (Saturday) February 1 (Monday) February 1 (Tuesday)
Last Day to select OR cancel Pass/Fail February 7 (Friday) February 12 (Friday) February 11 (Friday)
Common Hour exam Day 1 February 18  (Tuesday) TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 2 February 19 (Wednesday) TBD

TBD

Last Day to withdraw with a "W" (First part of term) February 21 (Friday) February 26 (Friday) TBD
Common Hour exam Day 3 February 20 (Thursday) TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 4 February 25 (Tuesday) TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 5 February 26 (Wednesday) TBD TBD
Mid-term grades due March 6 (Friday) March 12 (Friday) March 11 (Friday)
Spring Break  March 9-13 (Monday-Friday) March 15-19 (Monday-Friday) March 14-18 (Monday-Friday)
Classes Resume March 16 (Monday) March 22 (Monday) March 21 (Monday)
Last Day for Web Registration (Second part of term) March 17 (Tuesday) March 23 (Tuesday) March 22 (Tuesday)
Last Day to add/drop without a "W" (Second part of term) March 19 (Thursday) March 25 (Thursday) March 24 (Thursday)
Common Hour exam Day 1 March 31 (Tuesday) TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 2 April 1 (Wednesday) TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 3 April 2 (Thursday) TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 4 April 6 (Monday)  TBD TBD
Common Hour exam Day 5      April 7 (Tuesday) TBD TBD
Registration for Summer and Fall 
(See Registration Schedule)
April 13-17 (Monday-Friday) TBD TBD
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (Second part of term) April 17 (Friday) April 23 (Friday) TBD
Last day for May doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean April 10 (Friday) April 9 (Friday) April 8 (Friday)
Last Day to withdraw with a "W" April 10 (Friday) April 9 (Friday) April 8 (Friday)
Last day for hourly exams April 24 (Friday) April 30 (Friday) April 29 (Friday)
Last day for May doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements May 1 (Friday) May 7 (Friday) May 6 (Friday)
Last day for May master's candidates to electronically upload thesis & deliver final paperwork to Registration & Academic Services May 1 (Friday) May 7 (Friday) May 6 (Friday)
Last Day of Classes May 1 (Friday) May 7 (Friday) May 6 (Friday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Tuesday classes May 2 (Saturday) May 8 (Saturday) May 7 (Saturday)
Review/Consultation/Study Period -Monday classes May 4 (Monday) May 10 (Monday) May 9 (Monday)
Final Exams Begin May 5 (Tuesday) May 11 (Tuesday) May 10 (Tuesday)
Final Exams End May 13 (Wednesday) May 19 (Wednesday) May 18 (Wednesday)
Grades Due May 16 (Saturday 8:30AM) May 22 (Saturday 8:30AM) May 23 (Saturday 8:30AM)
University Commencement Day  May 18 (Monday) May 24 (Monday) May 23 (Monday)

Unless otherwise noted, classes are held.

The Religious Accommodation Policy can be invoked for those seeking excused absences from work or classes: Religious Holidays: Policy and Calendar

 

Summer Term

    Event 2020
First day for full session and first session  May 19 (Tuesday)
Last day for web registration (add/drop) for first session May 20 (Wednesday)
Last day to add/drop by paper for first session May 22 (Friday)
Last day for web registration (add/drop) for full session May 24 (Sunday)
Memorial Day (No classes held) May 25 (Monday)
Last day to add/drop by paper for full session May 29 (Friday)
Monday classes make-up day 1 May 29 (Friday)
Monday classes make-up day 2 June 5 (Friday)
Last day to drop a class with a "W" for first session June 10 (Wednesday)
Last Day of class for first session June 25 (Thursday)
Final exams for first session June 26-27 (Friday/Saturday)
First day of second session June 29 (Monday)
Deadline to apply for summer degree July 1 (Wednesday)
Last day for web registration for second session June 30 (Tuesday)
Final grades due for first session June 30 (Tuesday 8:30AM)
Last day to add/drop by paper for second session July 2 (Thursday)
Last day to drop with a "W" for full session July 16 (Thursday)
Last day for summer doctoral candidates to deliver dissertation drafts to dean July 17 (Friday)
Last day to drop with a "W" for second session July 23 (Thursday)
Last day for summer masters candidates to electronically upload thesis & deliver final paperwork to Registration & Academic Services August 7 (Friday)
Last day for summer doctoral candidates to complete all degree requirements August 7 (Friday)
Last day of classes for full and second session August 6 (Thursday)
Final exams for full and second session August 7-8 (Friday/Saturday)
Grades due for full and second session August 11 (Tuesday 8:00AM)