Fall Term 2020 Academic Calendar

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

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

November 26 — Thursday

Thanksgiving holiday; University closed

November 27 — Friday

No classes

November 28 — Saturday

No Saturday classes


December 2020

December 7 — Monday

 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