2020-2021 Academic Calendar

 

 

 

NOTE:  All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated.   All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

 Updated: 8.4.2020


 

Fall 2020 Full Term

August 17 – November 24 

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change

August 12

Virtual Convocation

August 12-14

Fall Development Conference

August 12-16

Residence Halls Open

August 14

REGISTRATION

August 17

Classes Begin 

August 21

-LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR REGISTER FOR CLASSES Via Banner Web

-Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal for Full Term

-No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled

August 28

- Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal for Full Term

- First Day to File an Academic Early Alert

September 7

Labor Day Holiday

September 10

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF for Full Term

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT 

-LAST DAY TO SUBMIT CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM

September 11 Fall Financial Aid Refunds Begin

September 30

Last Day to File an Academic Early Alert

October 9

-Mid-term grades due by 9:00 a.m.

-Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded for December 2020, fee of $100.00

October 12

-Begin applying for May 2021 degree w/fee of $50.00 ($100.00 fee after November 4, until March 5). Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

-Accelerated II Registration

-Spring Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Spring 2021

-Graduates, Seniors, Veterans & Honors-Beginning October 12

-Juniors-Beginning October 19 

-Sophomores-Beginning October 26

-Freshmen--Beginning November 2

-Students Not Enrolled Fall 2020--Beginning November 9

October 28

Last Day to Drop a Full-Term Class

October 28

Last Day to Withdraw if ENROLLED ONLY in FALL FULL-TERM/AND OR ACCELERATED TERM II

November 18-24

Final Exams

November 24

Commencement (Pending Guidance on Public Health)

November 25-27

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 1

Final Grades Due 9:00 a.m.

January 4

Last Day for December 2020 Degrees to be Conferred

 

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Fall 2020 Accelerated Term I

August 17 - October 2

 All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

August 14

REGISTRATION

August 17

Classes Begin

August 19

-LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP A COURSE VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

-Last Day for 100% Tuition Adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

August 21

Last Day for 95% Tuition Adjustment for Complete Withdrawal

August 28

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM I 

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

September 9

Midterm Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

September 11

Fall Financial Aid Refunds Begin

September 14

Last Day to Drop a Class for Accelerated Term I

September 14

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED IN ACCELERATED TERM I

October 1

Last Day of Classes for Accelerated Term 1

October 2

-Final Exams for Accelerated Term 1

-Last Day to Apply for a Degree Awarded for December 2020 fee of $100.00

October 5

Final Grades due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term I

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Fall 2020 Accelerated Term II

October 6- November 24

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

October 5

Registration Accelerated Term II

October 6

Classes Begin for Accelerated Term II
October 8

-LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

-Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

October 12

Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal

October 12

-Begin applying for May 2021 degree w/fee of $50.00 ($100.00 fee after November 4, until March 3). Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

-Registration for Accelerated II

-Spring Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Spring 2021

-Graduates, Seniors, Veterans & Honors--Beginning October 12

-Juniors--Beginning October 19

-Sophomores--Beginning October 26

-Freshmen--Beginning November 2

-Students Not Enrolled Fall 2020--Beginning November 9

October 19

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM II 

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

October 27

Midterm Grades Due for Accelerated Term II Classes

October 28

Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

October 28

Last Day to Withdraw if ENROLLED in ACCELERATED TERM II

November 23

Final Exams Accelerated Term II

November 25-27

Thanksgiving Holidays

December 1

Final Grades are due by 9:00 a.m.

January 4

Last Day for December 2020 Degrees to be Conferred


 

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Spring 2021 Full Term

January 6 – April 30

Note: (Subject to change pending development of Public Health Emergency)

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

January 4

Convocation

January 5

Registration

January 6

Day Classes Begin

Evening Classes Begin

January 8

LAST DAY TO BE ADMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY

January 9

Saturday Classes Begin

January 12

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR FULL-TERM

Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled.

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 20

- Last Day for 95% Tuition Adjustment for Complete Withdrawal

- First Day to File an Academic Early Alert

January 29 Spring Financial Aid Refunds Begin

February 10

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

-LAST DAY TO SUBMIT CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM

February 18

Last Day to File an Early Alert

March 5

Mid-Term Grades Due

March 5

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May 2021 fee of $100.00

March 8-12

Spring Break

March 15

-Classes Resume

-Begin applying for August & December degrees w/fee of $50.00 [$100.00 fee after March 26, until May 28 (August) and October 2 (December)]. Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

-Summer & Fall Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Summer/Fall 2021

-Graduates, Seniors, Veterans & Honors--Beginning March 15

-Juniors--Beginning March 22

-Sophomores--Beginning March 29

-Freshmen--Beginning April 5

-Students Not Enrolled Spring 2019--Beginning April 12

March 17

-LAST DAY TO DROP A FULL-TERM SPRING CLASS

-LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN FULL-TERM SPRING

April 2-5

Mid Semester Break

April 21

LAST DAY FOR STUDENT ORGANIZATION EVENTS, PROGRAMS, SOLICITATION, AND FUND RAISING

April 24

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

April 26-April 30

Final Exams

April 30

Commencement Practice

May 1

Commencement

May 3

Final Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 21

Last Day for May 2021 Degrees to be Conferred

May 28

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August 2021 fee of $100.00

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Spring 2021 Accelerated Term I

January 6 – February 25

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

January 5

Registration

January 6

Classes Begin

January 8

-LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP A COURSE VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

-Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

January 12

Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal Only for Accelerated Term I

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 20

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM I 

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM I

January 29

Spring Financial Aid Refunds Begins

February 3

Midterm Grades Due for Accelerated Term I

February 10

Last Day To Drop A Class for Accelerated Term I

February 10

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM I

February 25

Final Exams Accelerated Term I

February 26

Final Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. Accelerated Term I

March 5

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May 2021 fee of $100.00

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Spring 2021 Accelerated Term II

March 16 – April 30

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

March 5

Last Day to Apply for a Degree to be awarded in May 2021, fee of $100.00

March 8-12

Spring Break

March 15

-Classes Resume

-Begin applying for August & December degrees w/fee of $50.00 [$100.00 fee after March 26 until May 28 (August) and October 1 (December)]. Important Note: All final student transcripts must be received in the Registrar’s Office at the time student applies for graduation.

-Summer & Fall Pre-Registration Begins

Pre-Registration Schedule – Summer/Fall 2021

-Graduates, Seniors, Veterans & Honors--Beginning March 15

-Juniors--Beginning March 22

-Sophomores--Beginning March 29  

-Freshmen--Beginning April 5

-Students Not Enrolled Spring 2021--Beginning April 12

March 15

REGISTRATION Accelerated Term II

March 16

Classes Begin Accelerated Term II

March 18

-LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

-Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal for Accelerated Term II

March 22

Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal Accelerated II Only

March 29

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF FOR ACCELERATED TERM II 

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT FOR ACCELERATED TERM II

April 2-5

Mid Semester Break

April 8

Midterm Grades Due by 9:00 a.m. for Accelerated Term II

April 9

-Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

-LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN ACCELERATED TERM II

April 24

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

April 26-April 30

Final Exams

April 29

Commencement Practice

April 30

Commencement

May 3

Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 21

Last Day for May 2021 Degrees to be Conferred

May 28

Last day to apply for a Degree to be awarded in August fee of $100.00

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Summer 2021 Full Term

May 26 – July 27

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 25

REGISTRATION

May 26

Classes Begin

May 28

Last Day to Apply for a Degree Awarded in August 2021 fee of $100.00

May 31

Memorial Day

June 1

-LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR FULL-TERM 

-Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

-No-show reporting date. Students who fail to attend any classes by this date will have their registration canceled

June 3

-Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal

-First Day to File an Early Alert

June 17

Last Day to File an Early Alert

June 28

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

July 5

Independence Day Holiday

July 23

Last Day To Drop A Full Term Course

July 23

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 2nd SUMMER AND/OR FULL-TERM SUMMER

July 26-27

Final Exams

July 30

Commencement

August 2

Final Grades Due for Full-Term by 9:00 a.m.

August 27

Last Day for August 2021 Degrees to be Conferred

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Summer 2021 Accelerated Term I

May 26- June 23

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

May 25

REGISTRATION

May 26

Classes Begin

May 28

Last Day to Apply for a Degree Awarded in August 2021 fee of $100.00

May 27

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR 1st SUMMER TERM 

Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

May 28

Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal

May 31

Memorial Day Holiday

June 4

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE OF WP OR WF 

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

June 11

LAST DAY TO DROP A 1st SUMMER TERM COURSE

June 11

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 1ST SUMMER TERM

June 22-23

Final Exams for 1st Summer Term

June 25

Final Grades Due for 1st Summer Term by 9:00 a.m.

 

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Summer 2021 Accelerated Term II

June 29 – July 27

All deadlines are at 5:00pm unless otherwise stated. All dates and deadlines are subject to change.

June 28

REGISTRATION for 2nd Summer Term

June 29

Classes Begin

June 30

LAST DAY TO ADD AND/OR DROP VIA BANNER WEB FOR 2nd Summer TERM 

Last Day for 100% Tuition adjustment on drop and/or withdrawal

July 1

Last Day for 95% Tuition adjustment for Complete Withdrawal

July 5

Independence Day Holiday

July 9

-LAST DAY TO DROP OR WITHDRAW WITHOUT RECEIVING A GRADE  OF WP OR WF 

-LAST DAY TO CHANGE FROM CREDIT TO AUDIT

-LAST DAY TO SUBMIT A CHANGE OF MAJOR FORM FOR SUMMER

July 23

LAST DAY TO DROP A 2nd Summer TERM COURSE

July 23

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW IF ENROLLED ONLY IN THE 2ND SUMMER AND/OR FULL-TERM SUMMER

July 26-27

Final Exams for 2nd Summer Term

July 30

Commencement

August 2

Final Grades Due for 2nd Summer by 9:00 a.m.

August 27

Last Day for August 2021 Degrees to be Conferred


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