Sep 19, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Catalog

Academic Calendar



Fall Semester 2020: August 26 through December 22, 2020

TBD  

           Resident Assistant and Peer Mentor,

           Orientation Advisor Move-In

Aug   14/15 Sat/Sun            Fall Athletes Move-In
Aug   16 Sun

           First Year Student Phased Move-In  (August 16-19)

Aug   20 Thu            First Year Student Orientation Begins (Aug 20-23)
Aug   22 Sat

           Returning Student Phased Move-In

Aug   24 Mon            Peer Mentor, First Year Student Meetings & Tours
Aug   25 Tue            Fall Faculty Conference
Aug   26     Wed                        First Day of Classes
Sept  02 Wed                       Last day to Add a Course without instructor permission
Sept  07 Mon            Labor Day: (instructional day- Classes meet**)
Sept  09  Wed            Last Day to Add a Course with Instructor’s Permission
Sept  09 Wed            Last Day to change meal plans - 4pm deadline.
Sept  23 Wed            Last Day to Drop a Course without a W grade
Oct   12 Mon            Columbus Day:  (instructional day- Classes meet**)    
Oct   13 Tue            Midterm Warning grades due
Oct   26 Mon            Advisement begins for Spring 2021
Oct   27
Tue  
           Last day to drop a Course with a W “withdrawal” grade
Nov  02 Mon            Registration begins for Spring 2021
Nov   24
Tue
   

           Last day of in-person instruction

           Residence Halls close

Nov 25   Wed            Thanksgiving recess
Nov 26 Thu            Thanksgiving recess
Nov 27 Fri            Thanksgiving recess
Nov 30 Mon            Projects/Presentations/Reviews
Dec 1        Tue            Projects/Presentations/Reviews
Dec 2 Wed            Projects/Presentations/Reviews
Dec 3 Thu            Projects/Presentations/Reviews (last day of instruction)
Dec 4 Fri            Reading Day
Dec 7 Mon            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
Dec 8 Tue            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
Dec 9 Wed            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
Dec 10 Thu            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
Dec 16 Wed            Grades due by 12:00pm
 

** Fall 2020 Notes

  • Labor Day and Columbus Day will be Instructional Days
  • Courses that meet MWF require 2 additional class meetings due to the semester start and end dates
    • University College begin and end dates are guided by external contracts and must remain as already established.  UC dates are September 8 to December 22. 

Winter Intersession 2021: January through January 28, 2021

    TBD  TBD                Residence Halls Open 2021  Winter Intersession
   Jan  04         Mon                     Classes Begin:  2021 Winter Intersession
   Jan  07 Thu               Last Day to Add a Course
   Jan  12  Tues              Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
   Jan  15 Fri              Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
   Jan  28  Thur              Last Day of Classes:  2021 Winter Intersession/FinalExaminations
   Jan  18 Mon              Martin Luther King Jr. Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed      
   Feb  02   Tues              Final Grades Due in the Registrar’s Office: 2021  Winter Intersession

**Winter 2021 Notes 

  • Winter Intersession Final Exams will be held on the last class meeting time.

Spring Semester 2021: February 1 through May 17, 2021

TBD                 TBD            Spring Athletes Move-In
Jan   22 Mon           

           Student Phased Move-In

TBD TBD            Spring New Student Orientation
Feb  01  Mon            First Day of Classes for Day Students
Feb  08 Mon            Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor Permission

Feb  15

Feb  15

Mon

Mon

           President’s Day**- (Instructional Day)

           Last Day to Add a Course with instructor Permssion

Mar   01 Mon            Last day to drop a course without W grade
Mar   17 Wed            Midterm warning grades due
Apr    02 Fri            Good Friday**- University Holiday
Mar   19 Fri            Last day to drop with a W grade
May  10  Mon            Last Day of Classes
May  11 Tue            Reading Day
May  11 Tue

           Final Examinations (Evening Classes only)

May  12 Wed            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
May  13 Thu            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
May  14 Fri            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
May  17 Mon            Final Examinations (Day and Evening Classes)
May  22 Sat            University Commencement  
May  24 Mon            Grades due by 12:00pm
     

**Spring 2021 Semester Notes

  • President’s Day will be an instructional day; no Spring Break week
  • Maintain the April 2nd University Holiday

Summer Session I & II 2021 - May 25 through August 05, 2021
Summer Session I 2021- 3/5/10 Week Courses: May 25 through August 05, 2021

May      24     Mon           Residence Halls Open @ 2pm:  Summer Session I (3/5/10 wk Classes)    
May  25

  Tue       

     Classes Begin:  Summer Session I (3/5/10 wk Classes)
May 26 Wed       Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructors Permission:  SS I (3wk Classes)
May 27 Thu       Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
May 28 Fri       Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
May 31 Mon       Memorial Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
June 01 Wed       Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
June 04 Fri       Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
June 05 Fri
      Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)    
June 09 Wed       Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
June 11 Wed       Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
June 16 Wed       Last Day of Classes:   Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
June 17 Thu       Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
June 18 Fri       Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
June 22 Tue       Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes) 
June 25 Fri       Last Day of Classes:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
June 29 Tue       Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
June 30 Wed       Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session I Students (5 wk Classes)
July 05 Mon       Fourth of July Holiday Observed:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
July 06 Tue       Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
Aug 04 Wed       Last day of Classes:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes)
Aug 05 Thu       Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes) 
Aug 06 Fri       Residence Halls Close @ 9:00am:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes) 
Aug 13 Fri       Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes)

Summer Session II 2021 - 5 Week Courses: July 07 through August 05, 2021

July  05 Mon Fourth of July Holiday Observed:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
July 06 Tue Residence Halls Open @ 1:00PM:  Summer Session II 
July 07 Wed Classes Begin:  Summer Session II
July 12 Mon Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  Summer Session II
July 26 Fri Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  Summer Session II
July 27 Tue Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  Summer Session II
July 30 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  Summer Session II
Aug 04 Wed Last Day of Classes:  Summer Session II
Aug 05 Thu Final Examinations:  Summer Session II
Aug 06 Fri Residence Halls Close 9:00am:  Summer Session II 
Aug 13 Wed Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session II