2020-2021 Catalog

Academic Calendar

Below are some important dates from the 2020-2021 academic calendar.  These calendars are subject to change; please check this site periodically for updates.

2020-2021 Academic Calendar (PDF) 

 

2020 - 2021 Academic Calendar

Fall Semester: August 26 – December 12, 2020

Registration Begins

April 6

Late Registration Begins

August 15

Adult/Graduate Orientation

August 22

New Student Orientation

August 22-25

Fall Semester Begins

August 26

Deadline: Submit December 2020 Graduation Application

August 31

Campus Holiday: Labor Day

September 7

Deadline: Add Fall Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Fall Semester Classes with 100% Refund

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Fall Semester

September 9

MSN FNP Weekend

September 10-13

Deadline: Drop Fall Semester Classes with 50% Refund

September 16

Convocation

September 16

Fall Census Date

October 5

Undergraduate Advising Begins - Spring 2021

October 5

Core Festival (Tentative)

October 7

MSN FNP Weekend

October 15-18

Mid-Season Holiday (Traditional Undergraduates)

October 16

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Semester Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Fall Semester

November 12

Registration Begins - Spring 2021

November 16

MSN FNP Weekend

November 19-22

Campus Holiday: Thanksgiving Break (Classes meet Mon-Wed except Fall Term 2 classes, which do not meet this week.)

November 26-29

Deadline: Submit May 2021 Graduation Application

December 1

Fall Semester Classes End

December 5

Study Day

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Fall Semester

December 7

Final Examinations - Fall Semester

December 8-12

Degree Date

December 12

Student Holiday: Winter Break

December 13 – Jan. 10

Campus Holiday: Christmas Break

TBD

Grades Due

December 15

Grades Available

December 21

 

Fall Term 1: August 26 – October 14, 2020

Fall Term 1 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

August 26

Deadline: Add Fall Term 1 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Fall Term 1

August 31

Campus Holiday: Labor Day

September 7

Deadline: Drop Fall Term 1 Classes with 100% Refund

September 9

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Term 1 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Fall Term 1

September 30

Fall Term 1 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Term 1

October 14

 

Fall Term 2: October 19 – December 12, 2020

Fall Term 2 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

October 19

Deadline: Add Fall Term 2 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Fall Term 2

October 26

Deadline: Drop Fall Term 2 Classes with 100% Refund

November 2

Thanksgiving Break: Term 2 Classes do not meet this week

November 23-29

Deadline: Withdraw from Fall Term 2 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Fall Term 2

November 30

Fall Term 2 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Fall Term 2

December 12

 

Spring Semester: January 11 – May 11, 2021

Registration Begins

November 9

Late Registration Begins - Spring 2021

January 7

New Student Orientation

January 8

Adult/Graduate Orientation

January 9

Spring Semester Begins

January 11

MSN FNP Weekend

January 14-17

Campus Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18

Deadline: Add Spring Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Spring Semester Classes with 100% Refund

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Spring Semester

January 25

Deadline: Drop Spring Semester Classes with 50% Refund

February 1

Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day

February 15

MSN FNP Weekend

February 25-28

Undergraduate Advising Begins - Summer & Fall 2021

March 1

Deadline: Submit Graduation Applications to participate in Commencement 2021 Ceremony

March 1

Spring Census Date

March 3

Student Holiday: Spring Break

March 8-14

Campus Holiday: Good Friday and Easter (Classes meet Mon-Thu except Spring Term 4 classes, which do not meet this week.)

April 2-4

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Spring Semester

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Semester Classes

April 5

MSN FNP Weekend

April 8-11

Registration Begins - Summer & Fall 2021

April 12

Founders’ Day Observed

April 21

Spring Semester Classes End

May 3

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Semester

Study Day

May 4

Deadline: Submit August 2021 Graduation Application

May 1

Final Examinations - Spring Semester (Excludes Saturday/Sunday)

May 5-11

Founders’ Day

May 10

Degree Date

May 11

Grades Due

May 14

Commencement Ceremony - Graduate Students

May 14

Commencement Ceremony - Undergraduate Students

May 15

Grades Available

May 18

 

Spring Term 3: January 11 – March 1, 2021

Spring Term 3 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

January 11

Campus Holiday: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 18

Deadline: Add Spring Term 3 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Spring Term 3

January 19

Deadline: Drop Spring Term 3 Classes with 100% Refund

January 25

MSN Weekend

February 4-7

Campus Holiday: Presidents’ Day

February 15

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Term 3 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Spring Term 3

February 16

Spring Term 3 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Term 3

March 1

 

Spring Term 4: March 15 – May 9, 2021

Spring Term 4 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

March 15

MSN Weekend

March 18-21

Deadline: Add Spring Term 4 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Spring Term 4

March 22

Deadline: Drop Spring Term 4 Classes with 100% Refund

March 29

Easter Break: Term 4 Classes do not meet this week

March 29 – April 4

Deadline: Withdraw from Spring Term 4 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Spring Term 4

April 26

MSN Weekend

April 29 – May 2

Spring Term 4 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Spring Term 4

May 9

 

Summer Semester: May 17 – August 21, 2021

Registration Begins

April 12

Late Registration Begins - Summer 2021

May 10

Summer Semester Begins

May 17

Campus Holiday: Memorial Day

May 31

Deadline: Add Summer Semester Classes

Deadline: Drop Summer Semester Classes with 100% Refund

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Summer Semester

June 1

MSN FNP Weekend

June 3-6

Deadline: Drop Summer Semester Classes with 50% Refund

June 7

Summer Census Date

July 2

Campus Holiday: Independence Day

July 5

MSN FNP Weekend

July 8-11

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Summer Semester

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Semester Classes

August 2

Late Registration Begins - Fall 2021

August 16

MSN FNP Weekend

January 14-17

Summer Semester Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition

August 21

Degree Date

August 21

Grades Due

August 24

Grades Available

August 27

Deadline: Submit December 2021 Graduation Application

August 31

 

Summer Term 5: May 17 – July 3, 2021

Summer Term 5 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

May 17

Deadline: Add Summer Term 5 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Summer Term 5

May 24

Campus Holiday: Memorial Day

May 31

Deadline: Drop Summer Term 5 Classes with 100% Refund

June 1

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Term 5 Classes

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Summer Term 5

June 21

Summer Term 5 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Term 5

July 3

 

Summer Term 6: July 6 – August 21, 2021

Summer Term 6 Begins (Accelerated 7 Weeks)

July 6

Deadline: Add Summer Term 6 Classes

Deadline: File - Credit/No Credit Grading - Summer Term 6

July 12

Deadline: Drop Summer Term 6 Classes with 100% Refund

July 19

Deadline: Change Credit/No Credit to Letter Grade - Summer Term 6

Deadline: Withdraw from Summer Term 6 Classes

August 2

Summer Term 6 Ends

Deadline: File an Incomplete/Deferred Grade Petition - Summer Term 6

August 21