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2019-2020 Academic Calendar On-campus Programs

  1. Fall: All-American Welcome (Events begin with new student move-in and continue through the first two weeks of classes.)

  2. Fall: Last day to register without a late fee

  3. Summer: Official Degree Award Date (date that appears on August diplomas; no event associated with this date)

  4. Fall: Classes begin

  5. Fall: Late registration (with $100 fee) begins

  6. Fall: Late registration ends

  7. Labor Day; no classes, university offices closed

  8. Fall: Last day to add a course, internship, Independent Reading or Research, or Community Service-Learning project

  9. Fall: Last day to drop for 100% refund & without W grade

  10. Fall: Last day to drop for 50% refund

  11. Fall: Last day to drop for 25% refund (no refunds after this date)

  12. Fall: Early warning notices due in Registrar's office

  13. Fall: All-American Weekend

  14. Spring: Schedule of classes published

  15. Fall break; no classes, university offices open

  16. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students begins

  17. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  18. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  19. Fall: Last day to apply for graduation

  20. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  21. Fall: Last day to drop or change a grade option (end of the 10th week)

  22. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  23. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  24. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  25. Spring: Priority registration for undergraduate students begins

  26. Spring: Priority registration for graduate students

  27. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  28. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  29. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  30. Fall: Theses and dissertations due in deans' offices for degree candidates

  31. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  32. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  33. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  34. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  35. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  36. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  37. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  38. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  39. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  40. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  41. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  42. Spring: Priority registration for graduate and undergraduate students

  43. Fall: Tuesday classes cancelled; Friday classes meet

  44. Thanksgiving holiday; no classes; university offices closed Thursday and Friday

  45. Fall: Classes end

  46. Fall: Theses and dissertations due in Registrar's office for degree candidates

  47. Fall: Study days

  48. Fall: Final examinations; grades are due 72 hours following the exam

  49. Fall: Commencement Ceremony for August and December graduates

  50. Fall: All full-term classes final grades due

  51. Winter break; university offices closed

  52. Fall: Official Degree Award Date (date that appears on December diplomas; no event associated with this date)

  53. Spring: Winter Welcome

  54. Spring: Last day to register without a late fee

  55. Spring: Classes begin

  56. Spring: Late registration (with $100 fee) begins

  57. Spring: Late registration ends

  58. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes, university offices closed

  59. Spring: Last day to add a course, internship, Independent Reading or Research, or Community Service-Learning project

  60. Spring: Last day to drop for 100% refund & without W grade

  61. Spring: Last day to apply for graduation

  62. Spring: Last day to drop for 50% refund

  63. Spring: Last day to drop for 25% refund (no refunds after this date)

  64. Spring: Early warning notices due in Registrar's office

  65. Summer: Schedule of classes published

  66. Fall: Schedule of classes published

  67. Spring break; no classes, university offices open Monday through Friday

  68. Spring: Last day to drop or change a grade option (end of the 10th week)

  69. Summer: Registration begins

  70. Fall: Priority registration for graduate students begins

  71. Spring: Theses and dissertations due in deans' offices for degree candidates

  72. Fall: Priority registration for undergraduate students begins

  73. Spring: Classes end

  74. Spring: Theses and dissertations due in Registrar's office for degree candidates

  75. Spring: Study day; no classes

  76. Spring: Final examinations; grades are due 72 hours following the exam

  77. Summer: Payment due

  78. Summer: Payment due

  79. Spring: All full-term classes final grades due

  80. Spring: Commencement Weekend Activities

  81. Spring: Official Degree Award Date

  82. Summer 7 Week Session: Classes begin

  83. Summer 1st Online Session: Classes begin

  84. Summer 1st 6 Week Session: Classes begin

  85. Summer 3 Week Session: Classes begin

  86. Summer: Last day to add an internship, Independent Reading or Research, or Community Service-Learning project

  87. Memorial Day; no classes, university offices closed

  88. Summer: Last day to apply for graduation

  89. Summer 3 Week Session: Classes end

  90. Summer 7 Week Session: Classes end

  91. Summer 1st 6 Week Session: Classes end

  92. Summer 1st Online Session: Classes end

  93. Summer 2nd 6 Week Session: Classes begin

  94. Summer 2nd Online Session: Classes begin

  95. Independence Day observed; no classes, university offices closed

  96. Independence Day; no classes

  97. Summer: Theses and dissertations due in deans' offices for degree candidates

  98. Fall: Payment due

  99. Summer 2nd 6 Week Session: Classes end

  100. Summer: Theses and dissertations due in Registrar's office for degree candidates

  101. Summer 2nd Online Session: Classes end