Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar, 2020-2021


 


Fall Semester 2020

AUGUST 24 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.

 

SEPTEMBER 4 FRI Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
7 Mon Labor Day holiday begins, 7:30 a.m.
8 TUE Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
8 TUE Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
8 Tue Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.

 

OCTOBER 20 Tue Mid-semester grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
25 Sun Course scheduling for spring semester, Spring Intersession, and summer term begins, 5:00 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER 9 Mon Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours
25 Wed Thanksgiving Holiday begins, 12:30 p.m.
30 Mon Classes resume, 7:30 a.m. *the remainder of the fall semester, including final exams, will be conducted remotely via the web

 

DECEMBER 2 Wed Concentrated Study Period begins–no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations will be given in academic courses other than labs
4 Fri Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
4 Fri Final date for resigning from the University, 4:30 p.m. deadline
5 Sat Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
6 Sun Concentrated Study Period ends
7-12 Mon-Sat Final examinations
15 Tue Final grades due (degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
16 Wed Final grades due (non-degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
18 Fri Commencement Day
42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes

Wintersession 2020

DECEMBER 15 Tue Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
15 Tue Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
16 Wed Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
16 Wed Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
23 Wed Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
23 Wed Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
24 Thu Winter Holiday begins, 7:30 a.m.

 

JANUARY 2 Sat Classes resume, 7:30 a.m.
5 Tue Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
6 Wed Final examinations
8 Fri Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
11 Classes

Spring Semester 2021

 

JANUARY 11 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m. 
18 Mon Martin Luther King Day holiday
20 Wed Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W”, 4:30 p.m. deadline
21 Thu Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
21 Thu Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline

 

FEBRUARY 16 Tue Mardi Gras holiday 

 

MARCH 6 Sat Make-up day for Monday, February 15 closure.
12 Fri Make-up day for Monday, February 19 closure.
16 Tue Mid-semester grades due, 9:00 a.m.
25 Thu Make-up day for Monday, February 18 closure.
26 Fri Final date to request rescheduling a final examination when three examinations are scheduled in 24 hours
28 Sun Course scheduling for fall semester, Summer Intersession, and Wintersession begins, 5:00 p.m.

 

APRIL 2 Fri Good Friday Holiday
10 Sat Make-up day for Monday, February 17 closure.
21 Wed Concentrated Study Period begins–no meetings, social activities, athletic events, or other extracurricular activities requiring student participation will be scheduled; no major examinations will be given in academic courses other than labs
23 Fri Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
23 Fri Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
24 Sat Classes end, 10:00 p.m.
25 Sun Concentrated Study Period ends
26 Mon Final examinations begin.

 

MAY 1 Sat Final examinations end.
4 Tue Final grades due (degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
5 Wed Final grades due (non-degree candidate), 9:00 a.m. deadline
7-8 Fri-Sat Commencement will be held over a two-day period (Dates Tentative)
42 MWF Classes; 28 TTh Classes

 

Summer Term 2021

First Summer

MAY 24 Mon Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
26 Wed Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
28 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
28 Fri Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline

 

JUNE 9 Wed Mid-term grades due, 9:00 a.m.
15 Tue Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
15 Tue Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline
18 Fri Juneteenth Holiday - no classes held
26, 28 Sat & Mon Final classes and Final examinations held
29 Tue Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline

 

AUGUST 13 Fri Commencement, 9:00 a.m.
26 Classes

Second Summer

JULY 6 Tue Classes begin, 7:30 a.m.
8 Thu Final date for dropping courses without receiving a grade of “W,” 4:30 p.m. deadline
9 Fri Final date for adding courses for credit and making section changes, 4:30 p.m. deadline
9 Fri Final date to petition deans’ offices to invoke the Grade Exclusion Policy, 4:30 p.m. deadline
22 Thu Mid-term grades due, 9:00 a.m.
28 Wed Final date for dropping courses, 4:30 p.m. deadline
28 Wed Final date for resigning from the university, 4:30 p.m. deadline

 

AUGUST 7, 9 Sat & Mon Final classes and Final examinations held
10 Tue Final grades due, 9:00 a.m. deadline
13 Fri Commencement, 9:00 a.m.
25 Classes