Academic Calendar 2020 – 2021

  • August 19 – December 15, 2020

    Campus Housing Opens Saturday, August 15
    Faculty Report Monday, August 17
    Fall Convocation Tuesday, August 18
    Instruction Begins Wednesday, August 19
    Late Registration Wednesday, August 19
    Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Thursday, August 20
    Deadline For Filing Degree Application
    (Students meeting requirements at end of fall)
    Friday, August 28
    Last Day to add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Friday, August 28
    Labor Day Holiday Monday, September 7
    Window for early performance grades Friday – Tuesday, September 25-29
    Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
    (Except courses carrying designated dates)
    Monday, October 19
    Thanksgiving Holiday for Students Monday – Friday, November 23 – 27
    Last Day to Withdraw from the University (4:59 p.m.) Friday, December 4
    EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, December 7-11
    Last Day of Classes Friday, December 11
    Commencement Saturday, December 12
    Campus Housing Closes Saturday, December 12
    Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 15

  • January 22 – May 19, 2021

    Faculty Report Thursday, January 14
    Curriculum Study & Improvement of Instruction Thursday – Friday, January 14 – 15
    New Student Orientation/Registration Friday, January 15
    Campus Housing Opens Sunday, January 17
    Martin Luther King Holiday Monday, January 18
    Spring Convocation Tuesday, January 19
    Instruction Begins Wednesday, January 20
    Late Registration Wednesday, January 20
    Last Day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Thursday, January 21
    Deadline for Filing Degree Application
    (Students meeting requirements at end of spring)
    Friday, January 29
    Last Day to Add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Friday, January 29
    Window for early performance grades Friday – Tuesday, February 26 – March 2
    Last Day to Drop Course with “W”
    (Except courses carrying designated dates)
    Monday, March 29
    Spring Break Monday – Friday, March 22-26
    Spring Holiday Friday, April 2
    Last Day to Withdraw from the University (4:59 p.m.) Friday, May 7
    EXAM WEEK Monday – Friday, May 10-14
    Last Day of Classes Friday, May 14
    Commencement Saturday, May 15
    Campus Housing Closes Saturday, May 15
    Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 18

  • May 27 – August 10, 2021

    Campus Housing Opens Tuesday (noon), May 25
    Registration for New Students Tuesday, May 25
    Faculty Report Tuesday, May 25
    Instruction Begins Wednesday, May 26
    Last day to Add a Course without Instructor’s Permission Thursday, May 27
    Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 31
    Last day to Add a Course (Instructor’s Permission Required) Wednesday, June 2
    Independence Day Holiday Monday, July 5
    Last Day to Drop Course with “W” Tuesday, July 6
    Deadline for Filing Degree Application Monday, July 12
    Last Day to Withdraw from the University (4:59 p.m.) Thursday, July 29
    Last Day of Classes Thursday, August 5
    Campus Housing Closes Friday, August 6
    Final Grades Due Monday, August 9

    For 2020-2021 Freshman Orientation Program Dates: Contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

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