Fall Term 2020 Academic Calendar

Changes may be made in the following calendar, which is not official and should not be used for planning purposes, until it is approved by the Board of Trustees.

August 2020

August 6 — Thursday

Registration and orientation for new graduate students

August 13 — Thursday

Registration for graduate non matriculated students

August 24 — Monday

Late registration and orientation for new first-year and transfer students


September 2020

September 1 — Tuesday

Fall faculty conference

September 4 — Friday

Welcome Week begins

Registration for undergraduate non matriculated students

New residents move in

September 7 — Monday

Labor Day Holiday; Returning students move in

September 8 — Tuesday

Classes begin (full-term and sub-term A)

September 8-14 — Tuesday-Monday

Drop/add period (full-term)

September 9-14 — Wednesday-Monday

Distance education orientations

September 12 — Saturday

Saturday classes begin

Community Day of Service

September 14 — Monday

Deadline to file FERPA hold to prevent release of student information

Deadline to drop full-term and sub-term A course(s) with a 100% refund

September 17 — Thursday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term A course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

September 23 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

September 25 — Friday

Deadline to withdraw from a full-term course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)


October 2020

October 1 — Thursday

Deadline to file fall 2020 graduation application without financial penalty

October 8 — Thursday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term A course(s) with W grade

October 12 — Monday

Columbus Day holiday; normal campus operations

October 15 — Thursday

Sub-term A classes end

October 16 — Friday

Spring 2021 pre-registration schedule of classes posted (view only)

October 19 — Monday

Sub-term B classes begin

October 19-21 — Monday-Wednesday

Sub-term B drop/add period

October 21 — Wednesday

Deadline to drop sub-term B course(s) with a 100% refund

October 27 — Tuesday

Preceptorial advising day; no classes

October 28-29 — Wednesday-Thursday

Seniors (with 96+ earned credits) and matriculated graduate students preregister

October 30 — Friday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term B course(s) with a 50% refund (part-time students only)

October 30 - November 2 — Friday-Monday

Juniors (with 64-95 earned credits) preregister


November 2020

November 3 — Tuesday

Election Day holiday; normal campus operations

November 4 — Wednesday

Preceptorial advising day; classes begin 3:25PM

November 5-6 — Thursday-Friday

Sophomores (with 32-63 earned credits) preregister

November 9-10 — Monday-Tuesday

Freshmen (0-31 earned credits) preregister

November 11 — Wednesday

Veterans Day holiday; normal campus operations

November 16 — Monday

Deadline to withdraw from full-term course(s) with a W grade

November 25 — Wednesday

Classes end at 3:25PM

November 26 — Thursday

Thanksgiving holiday; University closed

November 27 — Friday

No classes

November 28 — Saturday

No Saturday classes


December 2020

December 7 — Monday

Deadline to withdraw from sub-term B course(s) with a W grade

Graduate Research Symposium; classes scheduled only on Monday evenings from 6-9:50PM do not meet

December 9 — Wednesday

Board of Trustees meeting

December 11 — Friday

Fall term classes end

December 14-18 — Monday-Friday

Final week

December 18 — Friday

Term ends

December 21— Monday

Grades due for graduating students by 12 noon

December 23 — Wednesday

Grades due for non-graduating students by 5PM

December 25-January 4 — Friday-Monday

Holiday break; University closed