Mar 01, 2021  
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   24 Sun           

           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                                      
Mar   29  Mon            Advisement Period Begins: 2021 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester
Apr    02 Fri            Good Friday**- University Holiday
Apr    06 Tue            Registration begins 2021 Summer Sessions and Fall Semester
Apr    21  Wed            Student Academic Showcase and Honors Day (SASH) - No Classes Held
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  18 Tue            Residence Halls Close @ 12 noon: Non-graduating Students
May  22 Sat            University Commencement  
May  22 Sat            Residence Halls Close @ 7pm: Graduating Students
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  2021: May 25th- August 5th

Session Session Length Session Dates
Full Summer Session 11 Weeks May 25th  - August 5th
Summer Session I 3 Weeks May 25th - June 11th
Summer Session II 5 Weeks May 25th - June 25th
Summer Session III 5 Weeks June 21st - July 23rd 
Summer Session IV 7 Weeks June 21st - August 5th 
Summer Session V 5 Weeks July 6th - August 5th

 

 

Full Summer Session:  May 25th  - August 5th
May 25         Tue           Classes Begin
May 28 Fri Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - No Classes, University Closed
June 3 Thu  Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
June 17 Thu  Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade 
July 5 Mon July 4th Holiday Observed - No Classes
July 9  Fri      Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
August 5 Thu Last day of Classes
August 11 Wed Grades Due at 12pm noon

Note: The final exam for each course will take place on the last meeting day for that course

 

Summer Session I:  May 25th - June 11th
May 25 Tue       Classes Begin
May 27 Thu Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - No Classes, University Closed
June 1 Tue Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
June 2 Wed Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade 
June 7 Mon Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
June 11 Fri Last Day of Classes 
June 17      Thu Grades Due at 12pm noon

Note: The final exam for each course will take place on the last meeting day for that course

 

 

Summer Session II:  May 25th - June 25th
May 25    Tue         Classes Begin
May 28 Fri Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
May 31 Mon Memorial Day - No Classes, University Closed
June 1 Tue Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
June 4 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade 
June 11 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
June 25 Fri Last Day of Classes 
July 1 Thu Grades Due at 12pm noon

Note: The final exam for each course will take place on the last meeting day for that course

 

Summer Session III:  June 21st - July 23rd 
June 21     Mon      Classes Begin
June 24 Thu Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
June 28 Mon Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
July 1 Thu Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade 
July 5 Mon July 4th Holiday Oberserved - No Classes
July 8 Thu Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
July 23 Fri Last Day of Classes 
July 29 Thu Grades Due at 12pm noon

Note: The final exam for each course will take place on the last meeting day for that course

 

Summer Session IV:  June 21st - August 5th 
June 21  Mon   Classes Begin
June 25 Fri     Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
July 1 Thu   Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
July 5 Mon July 4th Holiday Observed - No Classes
July 8 Thu Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade 
July 21 Wed Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
August 5 Thu Last Day of Classes  
August 11     Wed Grades Due at 12pm noon

Note: The final exam for each course will take place on the last meeting day for that course

 

Summer Session V:  July 6th - August 5th
July 5 Mon July 4th Holiday Observed - No Classes
July 6          Tue     Classes Begin
July 9 Fri Last Day to Add a Course Without Instructor’s Permission
July 13 Tue Last Day to Add a Course With Instructor’s Permission
July 16 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course Without the “W” (withdrawal) Grade 
July 23 Fri Last Day to Drop a Course With the “W” (withdrawal) Grade
August 5 Thu Last Day of Classes
August 11 Wed Grades Due at 12pm noon

Note: The final exam for each course will take place on the last meeting day for that course