2020-2021 Academic Calendar

 

 

 

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

 Updated: 9.28.2020


 

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 3 - Edited 11/30/2020

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 3 - Edited 11/30/2020

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 11 – April 24

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 7

Virtual Convocation

January 8

Registration

January 11

Day Classes Begin

Evening Classes Begin

January 13

LAST DAY TO BE ADMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY

January 15

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

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

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 19

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

January 25

- 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 15

-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 19

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 15

-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 6

-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 17

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

April 19-April 23

Final Exams

April 23

Commencement Practice

April 24

Commencement

April 26

Final Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 7

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 11 – February 25

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

January 8

Registration

January 11

Classes Begin

January 13

-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 15

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

January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 22

-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 8 – April 24

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 5

REGISTRATION Accelerated Term II

March 8

Classes Begin Accelerated Term II

March 10

-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 12

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

March 15

-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 17

-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 1

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

April 1

-Last Day to Drop A Class for Accelerated Term II

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

April 2-5

Mid Semester Break

April 17

Final Exams for Saturday Classes

April 19-April 23

Final Exams

April 23

Commencement Practice

April 24

Commencement

April 26

Grades Due by 9:00 a.m.

May 7

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 27

Last Day to be Admitted to the University

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 13

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 27

Last Day to be Admitted to the University

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 28

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

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

Last Day to be Admitted to the University

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 13

Last Day for August 2021 Degrees to be Conferred


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