Nov 24, 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
Nov  02   
Mon  
           Last day to drop a Course with a W “withdrawal” grade updated per Provost*            
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.

Bristol Campus Spring Semester 2021: February 1 through May 17, 2021

TBD                 TBD            Spring Athletes Move-In
Jan   22 Mon           

           Student Phased Move-In

Jan 27 - 30 Wed-Sat            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
Mar   19 Fri            Last day to drop with a W grade
Mar   19 Fri            May 2022, August 2022, and December 2022 Degree Applications Due                                      
Apr    02 Fri            Good Friday**- University Holiday
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 for Spring 2021 Spring Semester

 

**Spring 2021 Semester Notes *FOR BRISTOL ONLY

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

University College Spring Semester 2021: January 27th through May 17, 2021

**Please note:

Some classes run within following Spring 2021 term during the following dates:

                     January Start                                                       March Start

  • January 27, 2021- May 17, 2021 (16 Week)      March 08, 2021-May 17, 2021 (10 week)
  • January 27, 2021- March 10, 2021 (6 week)      March 22, 2021- May 17, 2021 (8 week)                                                                 
Jan     27                   Wed           

           First Day of 16 week and 6 week Session Classes     

Feb    02    Tue            Last Day to Add a Course for 6 Spring Session Courses       
Feb    03     Wed

           Last day to Add a Course Without Instructor Permission for 16 week courses                                                      

Feb    08      Mon            Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor Permission for 16 week Courses            

Feb   15

 

    Mon

   

           President’s Day**-  No Day or Evening Classes- All Offices Closed

           

Feb   18    Thur            Midterm warning grades due in the Registrar’s Office 6 week classes 
Feb   18     Thur            Last day to drop a course without W grade for 6 week classes
Feb   24      Wed            Last day to drop a course without W grade for 16 week classes
Mar   02     Tue            Last day to drop a course with W grade for 6 week classes
Mar   02     Tue            Midterm warning grades due in the Registrar’s Office 16 week classes Spring Semester

   

Mar 6-Mar 14   

 

 

Sun- Sat

 

           

          Spring Break for **16 week classes only** 

                

Mar   08     Mon            First Day of 10 Week Classes for Spring 2021 semester
Mar   12      Fri            Last Day to Add a Course for 10 Week Classes
Mar   19      Fri            Last day to drop a course with a W grade 16 week classes 
Mar   19      Fri            May 2022, August 2022 and December 2022 Degree Appl due                       
Mar   22      Mon            First Day of 8 week classes for Spring 2021 semester
Mar   26      Fri            Last Day to Add a Course for 8 Week Classes
Mar   31      Wed            Last day to drop a course without W grade for 10 week classes
Apr    02      Fri            Good Friday**- University Holiday
Apr    13     Tues            Last day to drop a course without W grade for 8 week classes
Apr    14      Wed            Midterm warning grades due in the Registrar’s Office 8 week classes                     
Apr    15     Thu            Midterm warning grades due in the Registrar’s Office 10 week classes
Apr    22     Thu             Last day to drop with a W grade for 8 week classes
Apr    23     Fri            Last day to drop with a W grade for 10 week classes
May   12     Wed            Last Day of Classes
May   13     Thu            Reading Day
May   13     Thu

           Final Examinations 

May   14      Fri            Final Examinations
May   15       Sat            Reading Day
May   15       Sun            Reading Day
May   17      Mon            Final Examinations 
May   18      Tue            Final Examinations 
May   19      Wed            Final Examinations  
May   22      Sat            University Commencement Date/Time TBD
May   25      Tue            Grades due by 12:00pm for Spring 2021 Spring Semester
May   25      Tue            Incomplete Grades “I” from Winter 2021 & Fall 2020 Convert to “F”

 

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

**Dates TBD

         SUMMER 2021                Residence Halls Open  Summer Session I (3/5/10 wk Classes) 
                 Classes Begin:  Summer Session I (3/5/10 wk Classes)
                 Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructors Permission:  SS I (3wk Classes)
                         Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
                 Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
                 Memorial Day:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
                 Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (3 wk Classes)
                 Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
     
           Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)    
                 Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
                 Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  SS I (5/10 wk Classes)
                 Last Day of Classes:   Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
                 Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
                 Residence Halls Close :  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes)
                 Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (3 wk Classes) 
                 Last Day of Classes:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
                 Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
                 Residence Halls Close:  Summer Session I Students (5 wk Classes)
                 Fourth of July Holiday Observed:  No Day or Evening Classes - All Offices Closed
                 Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session I (5 wk Classes) 
                 Last day of Classes:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes)
                 Final Examinations:  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes) 
                 Residence Halls Close  Summer Session I (10 wk Classes) 
                 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

 Summer 2021       TBD     Residence Halls Open:  Summer Session II 
      Classes Begin:  Summer Session II
      Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission:  Summer Session II
      Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission:  Summer Session II
      Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  Summer Session II
      Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade:  Summer Session II
      Last Day of Classes:  Summer Session II
      Final Examinations:  Summer Session II
      Residence Halls Close 9:00am:  Summer Session II 
      Final Grades Due in Registrar’s Office:  Summer Session II