Academic Calendar

2019-20 Academic Calendar

August 

Friday 2

Deadline for graduate students to upload thesis and final research projects for September graduation

Monday 19

New Graduate and New International Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday 22

New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins

Saturday 24

Residence halls open for returning students, 9 a.m.

Sunday 25

Opening Convocation,  7 p.m.

Sunday 25

Last day for 100% tuition refund and undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Monday 26

Classes begin, 8:30 a.m.

Monday 26

80% tuition refund period begins and continues through Sept 3; 0% tuition refund thereafter

 

 

September 

 

Monday 2

LABOR DAY-No classes

Tuesday 3

Classes resume, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday 3

Drop/add ends at 5:00 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option

Tuesday 3

Deadline for graduate students to petition for January graduation to the Registrar's Office

Friday 6

Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for fall comprehensive exams to the Registrar's Office

Friday 27

Senior applications for graduation due to Registrar's Office

 

 

October 

 

Friday 4

Last day to file extra credit (X) study

Saturday 12 - Tuesday 15

Midterm recess - no classes

Wednesday 16

Classes resume, 8:30 a.m.

Monday 21

Midterm grades due in Registrar's Office

Monday 21

Term II PE begins

 

 

Saturday 26

Masters' comprehensive examinations

Monday 28

Advising period begins and continues through Friday, November 8

Tuesday 29

Masters' comprehensive examinations

 

 

November 

 

Monday 11

Begin spring registration for seniors and current graduate students

Monday 11Last day for undergraduate to submit petition for fall semester study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 12

Begin spring registration for juniors

Tuesday 12

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Wednesday 13

Begin spring registration for sophomores

Thursday 14

Begin spring registration for first-year students

Monday 18

Begin spring registration for new undergraduate, new graduate and nondegree students

Tuesday 19

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Wednesday 27 - Sunday December 1

Thanksgiving recess-No classes

Wednesday 27

Residence halls close for Thanksgiving recess, noon

 

 

December 

 

Sunday 1

Residence halls re-open, 9 a.m.

Monday 2

Classes resume, 8:30 a.m.

Friday 6

Deadline for graduate students to upload thesis and final research projects for January graduation

Tuesday 10

Undergraduate classes end

Wednesday 11

Undergraduate Reading Day

Thursday 12

Undergraduate exams begin

Wednesday 18

Undergraduate exams end

Wednesday 18

Graduate classes end

Thursday 19

Residence halls close for winter break, noon

Saturday 21

Final grades due by 3 p.m.

 

 

Spring 2020

 

January 

 

Friday 10

Deadline for graduate students to petition for May graduation to the Registrar's Office

Monday 13New Graduate and New International Student Orientation 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Tuesday 14

New undergraduate students arrive; orientation begins

Tuesday 14

Residence halls open for new and returning students, 9 a.m.

Tuesday 14

Last day for 100% tuition refund for undergraduate students; 100% refund for graduate students continues until the first class meeting

Wednesday 15

Classes begin 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday 15

80% tuition refund begins and continues through January 23; 0% tuition thereafter

Monday 20

 Martin Luther King Day observed- No Classes; Special educational activities

Tuesday 21

Classes resume, 8:30 a.m.

Thursday 23

Drop/add ends at 5:00 p.m.; end 80% course refund for graduate and part-time undergraduate students; last day to declare/change SU or audit option

Friday 31

Deadline for graduate students to submit notification for spring comprehensive exams to the Registrar's Office

Friday 31

Deadline for graduate students to petition for September graduation to the Registrar's Office

 

 

February

 

Friday 21

Last day to file for extra credit (X) study

 

 

March

 

Saturday 7 -Sunday 15

Midterm recess - No classes

Saturday 7

Residence halls close for spring break, noon

Sunday 15

Residence halls re-open, 9 a.m.

Monday 16

Classes resume 8:30 a.m.

Monday 16

Term IV PE begins

Monday 23

Midterm grades due in Registrar's Office

Monday 23

Advising period begins and continues through Friday, April 3

Saturday 28

Masters' comprehensive examinations

Tuesday 31

Masters' comprehensive examinations

 

 

April

 

Friday 3

Last day to withdraw from any undergraduate class

Monday 6

Begin fall and summer registration for juniors, non-graduating seniors and current graduate students

Monday 6

Last day to submit petition for fall study abroad or study at another institution

Tuesday 7

Begin fall and summer registration for sophomores

Wednesday 8

Begin fall and summer registration for first-year students

Friday 10

Deadline for graduate students to electronically upload thesis and final research projects to Graduate School for May graduation

Friday 10

Last day to withdraw from graduate classes

Monday 13

Begin fall and summer registration for new undergraduate, new graduate, and nondegree students

 

 

May

 

Friday 1

Undergraduate classes end

Saturday 2

Undergraduate Reading Day

Sunday 3

Undergraduate Reading Day

Monday 4

Undergraduate examination period begins

Friday 8

Undergraduate examination period ends

Friday 8

Graduate classes end

Saturday 9

Residence halls close for summer (non-graduating students), noon

Monday 11

Final grades  for graduating seniors and master's candidates due to Registrar by 9 a.m.

Saturday 16

Commencement

Sunday 17

Residence halls close for graduating seniors, 2 p.m.

Monday 18

All other grades due to Registrar by 9 a.m.

 

 

Summer 2020

 

May 

 

Monday 18

Term I begins

Monday 25

HOLIDAY - No classes; College closed

 

 

June 

 

Sunday 28

Term I ends

 

 

July 

 

Wednesday 1

Term I grades due by 3 p.m.

Saturday 4

HOLIDAY - College closed

Monday 6

Term II begins

 

 

August

 

Sunday 16

Term II ends

Wednesday 19

Term II grades due by 3 p.m.

Withdrawal or tuition refund policy for summer terms

100 percent tuition refund before the first day of class for all sessions

80 percent tuition refund within the first two calendar days of one- and two-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

80 percent tuition refund within the first four calendar days of three- and four-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter

80 percent tuition refund within the first seven calendar days of five- and six-week sessions; zero percent tuition refunds thereafter