University Calendar

Fall Semester 2020

September 16 - November 17

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for full semester course runs through November 17

October 12 - November 6

Faculty midterm grading available for full semester courses

October 26 - November 6

Spring 2021 Advisement period

October 27 - November 30

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for second eight-week courses

November 2

Last day to declare pass/fail or audit options for second eight-week courses

November 6 - 20

Spring 2021 Early Registration period for matriculated students.

November 9

Final submission of theses and dissertations to Graduate Studies for inclusion in December 2020 commencement booklet

November 16

Midterm for second eight-week courses

November 17

Last day to withdraw from the University or from a course without permission

November 18

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from full semester course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

November 25

No Classes (University is open)

November 26 - 29

Thanksgiving Recess - No classes

November 30

All classes moved online

Last day to withdraw from second eight-week course without approval

December 1

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from second eight-week course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

Suggested priority deadline for undergraduates to apply for December 2021 graduation (Office of the Registrar)

Non-Matriculated student registration for Spring 2021 begins

December 7

Last Day of Classes

Incomplete grades from Spring 2020 lapse to "F" for undergraduate students

December 8

Reading Day - No Classes

December 9 - 15

Final Exams (Online)

December 23

Semester Ends

Winter Semester 2020-2021

December 28

Winter Intersession classes begin

December 30

Last day to declare pass/fail and audit options for Winter courses

December 31

Last day to drop Winter course without "W"

December 31 - January 1

New Year Day Holiday - No Classes

January 1 - 12

Withdrawal (no permission required) period runs through January 12

January 13

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from Winter course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

January 15

Winter Intersession classes end

Spring Semester 2021

January 18

Martin Luther King holiday

January 25

Last day for full-time students to withdraw with 100% refund

January 26

Spring 2021 classes begin

January 26 - February 1

Add/Drop period

February 1

Last day for full-time students to withdraw from the university with 90% refund

Last day for part-time students to drop full semester course with 100% refund

Last day to change from part-time to full-time status

Last day to drop first eight-week course without "W"

February 2 - 16

Full-time students may drop courses but cannot drop below full-time status

February 2 - March 8

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for first eight-week course runs through March 8

February 8

Last day for full-time students to withdraw from the university with 60% refund

Last day for part-time students to drop full semester course with 60% refund

Last day to declare pass/fail or audit options for first eight-week courses

February 12 - 15

Presidents Holiday break - No classes

February 15

Last day for graduate students to apply for comprehensive exams for May or August 2021 graduation eligibility (Graduate Studies)

Final day for graduate students to apply for May or August 2021 graduation (Graduate Studies)

February 16

Last day for part-time students to drop full semester course with 40% refund

Last day to change from full-time to part-time status

Last day to declare pass/fail and audit options for full semester courses

Last day to drop full semester course without "W"

Enrollment data census freeze date (at 5 p.m.)

February 17 - April 19

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for full semester course runs through April 19

February 22

Last day for full-time students to withdraw from the university with 40% refund

Last day for part-time students to withdraw from full semester course with 40% refund

Midterm for first eight-week courses

March 8

Last day to withdraw from a first eight-week course without permission

March 9

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from first eight-week course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

March 15 - April 9

Faculty midterm grading available for full semester courses

March 22

First eight-week courses end

Incomplete grades from Fall 2020 and Winter Intersession 2020-2021 lapse to "F" for undergraduate students

Midterm for full semester courses

March 22 - April 1

Fall 2021 Advisement period

March 23

Second eight-week courses begin

March 24

Summer 2021 registration begins

March 29

Last day to drop second eight-week course without "W"

March 30 - May 3

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for second eight-week course runs through May 3

April 1 - 16

Fall 2021 Early Registration period for matriculated students

April 2 - 4

Good Friday Holiday (Day of Reflection) - No classes

April 5

Last day to declare pass/fail or audit options for second eight-week courses

April 9

Final submission of theses & dissertations to Graduate Studies for inclusion in May 2021 commencement booklet

April 19

Last day to withdraw from the University or from a course without permission

Midterm for second eight-week courses

April 20

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from full semester course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

May 3

Suggested priority deadline for undergraduates to apply for May 2022 graduation (Office of the Registrar)

Last day to withdraw from second eight-week course without approval

May 4

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from second eight-week course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

May 9

Last day of classes

May 10 - 16

Final Exams

May 23

University Spring Commencement

May 31

Memorial Day - No Classes

Semester Ends

June 7

Non-Matriculated graduate level student registration for Fall 2021 begins

July 19

Non-Matriculated undergraduate student registration for Fall 2021 begins

Summer Semester 2021

June 1

First five-week and eight-week session begins

June 4

Last day to declare pass/fail and audit options for first five-week session

June 7

Last day to drop a first five-week course without a "W"

June 8 - 27

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for first five-week course runs through June 27

June 10

Last day to declare pass/fail and audit options for eight-week session

June 14

Last day to drop an eight-week course without a "W"

June 15 - July 12

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for eight-week course runs through July 12

June 28

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from first five-week course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

July 4

First five-week session ends

July 5

Independence Day holiday Observed - No classes

July 6

Second five-week session begins

July 9

Last day to declare pass/fail and audit options for second five-week session

July 12

Last day to drop a second five-week course without a "W"

July 13

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from eight-week course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

July 13 - August 1

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for second five-week course runs through August 1

July 26

Eight-week session ends

August 2

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from second five-week course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

August 8

Second five-week session ends

August 9

Post Session begins

August 11

Last day to declare pass/fail and audit options for Post Session

August 12

Last day to drop a Post Session course without a "W"

August 13 - 22

Withdrawal (no permission required) period for Post Session course runs through August 22

August 23

Late course withdrawal form required to withdraw from Post Session course (written permission of instructor and chairperson required)

August 25

Post Session ends