2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2020

July Tuition and residence charges due Monday, July 13
Residence halls open for new students Wednesday, August 19
  Residence halls open for returning students Friday, August 21
  Classes begin Monday, August 24
September Labor Day - Classes will be held Monday, September 7
  Drop/Add deadline Tuesday, September 1
October Midterm grades due Tuesday, October 13
  Classes will meet (previously Fall Break) Sun., Oct. 12 -Tues., Oct. 13
November Last day to apply for May graduation Saturday, November 14
  Residence Halls close Wednesday, November 25 at 12 p.m.
  Thanksgiving Break - no classes Wed., Nov. 25 - Tues., Dec. 1
December Last day of classes Monday, December 7
  Reading days ( No Classes) Tues.-Wed., Dec. 8-9
  Course Withdrawal Deadline Tuesday, December 8
  Pass/Fail Grade Option Deadline Tuesday, December 8
  Exams Wed., Dec. 9 - Wed, Dec. 16
  Commencement December 2020 Graduates Saturday, December 12
  Commencement May 2020 Graduates Sunday, December 13
  End of Term Wednesday, December 16
  Residence halls close Thurs.,  Dec. 17 at Noon
  Grades Due Saturday, December 19
January Administrative Graduation Friday, January 15, 2021

Intersession 2021 (Special Programs Only)

December Begin Program Thursday, December 17
  Drop/Add Deadline Thursday, December 24
  Christmas Day no classes Friday December 25
  New Year's Friday January 1
January New Year's  Friday, January 1
  Course Withdrawal deadline Monday, January 4
  End Program Saturday, January 16
  Grades Due Thursday, January 21

Spring Semester 2021

January Martin Luther King Day No Classes Monday, January 18
  Students return Mon., - Tues., January 18-19
  Orientation/Registration Tuesday, January 19
  Classes Begin Wednesday, January 20
  Drop/Add deadline Wednesday, January 27
March Midterm grades due Wednesday, March 10
  Residence halls close for Spring Break Saturday, March 13 at 10:00 a.m.
  Spring Break Sun., March 14 - Sun., March 21
  Course Withdrawal deadline Tuesday, March 23
April Last day to apply for August graduation Thursday, April 15
May Classes end Tuesday, May 4
  Reading day (no classes) Wednesday, May 5
  Exams Thurs., May 6 - Wed., May 12
  End of Term Wednesday, May 12
  Residence Halls close Thursday, May 13 at Noon
  Commencement Saturday, May 15
  Residence Halls close for Commencement participants Saturday, May 15 at 7:00 p.m.
  Grades Due Tuesday, May 18
June Last day to apply for January graduation Tuesday, June 15
August August Administrative Graduation Wednesday, August 18

Summer I Session 2021

May First Summer Session classes begin Saturday, May 15
  Drop/Add deadline Monday, May 24
  Memorial Day break Sat., May 29 - Mon., May 31
June Midterm Grades Due Tuesday, June 8
  Course Withdrawal deadline Monday, June 14
  Last day to apply for January graduation Tuesday, June 15
  Exams Thurs., June 24 - Mon., June 28
  End of Summer I term Monday, June 28
July Grades Due Tuesday, July 2

 Summer II Session 2021

July Second  Summer Session classes begin Tuesday, July 6
  Drop/Add deadline Monday, July 12
  Midterm Grades Due Monday, July 26
August Course Withdrawal deadline Monday, August 2
  Exams Sat., Aug 7 - Thurs., Aug 12
  End of Summer II term Thursday, August 12
  Grades Due Monday,  August 16
  August Administrative Graduation Wednesday, August 18


Full Summer 2021

May Full Summer Session classes begin Thursday, May 13
  Drop/Add deadline Thursday, May 20
  Memorial Day break Saturday, May 29 - Monday, May 31
July July 4th break Tuesday, June 29 - Monday, July 5
  Midterm Grades Due Thursday, July 8
  Course Withdrawal deadline Wednesday, July 14
August Exams Fri., Aug 6 - Wed., Aug 11
  End of term Thursday, Aug 12
  Grades Due Monday, Aug 16
  August Administrative Graduation Wednesday, Aug 18
  Graduation Application Deadlines  
  Summer 2021 Thursday, April 15
  Fall 2021 Tuesday, June 15
  Spring 2022 Sunday, November 15