Academic Calendars, Registration and Thesis Schedules

The following calendar is proposed and scheduled to change without notice. 

Date Description
August 12, 2019 Classes Begin for Minimester
August 23 2019 Classes End for Minimester
August 26, 2019 Add, Drop, and Late Registration Begins for 16- and First 8-Week Classes. $25 fee assessed for late registrants
August 26, 2019 Classes Begin for Fall Semester
August 28, 2019 Deadline for Add, Drop, and Late Registration for 16- and First 8-Week Classes
September 2, 2019 Labor Day (University Closed)
September 3, 2019 Deadline to Drop First 8-Week Classes with No Record
September 11, 2019 Deadline to drop 16-Week Classes with No Record
October 4, 2019 Deadline to Drop First 8-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
October 18, 2019 Classes End for First 8-Week Session
October 18, 2019 Deadline to Withdraw from University for First 8-Week Classes (WF)
October 21, 2019 Add, Drop, and Late Registration Begins for Second 8-Week Classes $25 fee assessed for late registrants
October 21, 2019 Classes Begin for Second 8-Week Session
October 21, 2019 Class Schedule Published for Spring Semester
October 23, 2019 Deadline for Add, Drop, and Late Registration for Second 8-Week Classes
October 25, 2019 Deadline for Graduation Application for Ceremony Participation
October 28, 2019 Deadline to Drop Second 8-Week Classes with No Record
November 1, 2019 Deadline for GRE/GMAT Scores to Graduate School
November 4, 2019 Registration Opens for Spring Semester
November 8, 2019 Deadline to Drop 16-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
November 11, 2019 Veteran's Day (University Closed)
November 22, 2019 Deadline for Final Committee-Edited Thesis with Committee Approval Signatures to Graduate School for Fall Semester
November 28-29, 2019 Thanksgiving (University Closed)
November 29, 2019 Deadline to Drop Second 8-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
December 13, 2019 Deadline for Degree Conferral Applications to the Registrar’s Office $20 Late Application Fee
December 13, 2019 Deadline to Withdraw from University for 16- and Second 8-Week Classes
December 13, 2019 Fall Semester Ends
December 13, 2019 Fall Commencement Ceremony
December 17, 2019 Deadline to Clear Thesis Office for Fall Semester
December 23, 2019 - January 1, 2020 Winter Break (University Closed)
January 13, 2020 Classes Begin for Spring Semester
January 13, 2020 Add, Drop, and Late Registration Begins for 16- and First 8-Week. $25 fee assessed for late registrants
January 15, 2020 Deadline for Add, Drop, and Late Registration for 16- and First 8-Week Classes
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (University Closed)
January 21, 2020 Deadline to Drop First 8-Week Classes with No Record
January 29, 2020 Deadline to Drop 16-Week Classes with No Record
February 21, 2020 Deadline to Drop First 8-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
March 6, 2020 Classes End for First 8-Week Session
March 9-12, 2020 Spring Break (No Classes - Administrative Offices Open)
March 13, 2020 Spring Break (University Closed)
March 16, 2020 Add, Drop, and Late Registration Begins for Second 8-Week Classes $25 fee assessed for late registrants
March 16, 2020 Classes Begin for Second 8-Week Session
March 18, 2020 Deadline for Add, Drop, and Late Registration for Second 8-Week Classes
March 23, 2020 Class Schedule Published for Summer Semester
March 23, 2020 Deadline to Drop Second 8-Week Classes with No Record
March 27, 2020 Deadline for Graduation Application for Ceremony Participation
April 1, 2019 Deadline for GRE/GMAT Scores to Graduate School
April 3, 2020 Deadline to Drop 16-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
April 6, 2020 Registration Opens for Summer Session
April 17, 2020 Deadline for Final Committee-Edited Thesis with Committee Approval Signatures to Graduate School for Spring Semester
April 24, 2020 Deadline to Drop Second 8-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
May 8, 2020 Deadline for Degree Conferral Applications to the Registrar’s Office $20 Late Application Fee
May 8, 2020 Deadline to Withdraw from the University for 16- and Second 8-Week Classes
May 8, 2020 Spring Semester Ends
May 8, 2020 Spring Commencement Ceremony
May 11, 2020 Classes Begin for Minimester
May 19, 2020 Deadline to Clear Thesis Office for Spring Semester
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day
May 29, 2020 Minimester ends
June 1, 2020 Add, Drop, and Late Registration Begins for 10-, 8- and First 5-Week Classes. $25 fee assessed for late registrants
June 1, 2020 Classes Begin for First 5-, 10-, and 8-Week Session
June 4, 2020 Deadline to Drop First 5-Week Classes with No Record
June 8, 2020 Deadline to Drop 8-week Classes with No Record
June 16, 2020 Deadline to Drop 10-Week Classes with No Record
June 19, 2020 Deadline to Drop First 5-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
July 3, 2020 Classes End for First 5-Week Session
July 3, 2020 Deadline for Graduation Application
July 3, 2020 Deadline to Withdraw from the University for First 5-Week Classes
July 6, 2020 Add, Drop, and Late Registration Begins for Second 5-Week Classes $25 fee assessed for late registrants
July 6, 2020 Classes Begin Second 5-Week Session
July 9, 2020 Deadline to Drop Second 5-Week Classes with No Record
July 10, 2020 Deadline to Drop 8-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
July 10, 2020 Deadline for Final Committee-Edited Thesis with Committee Approval Signatures to Graduate School for Summer Semester
July 17, 2020 Deadline to Drop 10-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
July 24, 2020 Classes End for 8-Week Session
July 24, 2020 Deadline to Drop Second 5-Week Classes with a Quit (Q) or Withdraw (W)
July 24, 2020 Deadline to Withdraw from the University for 8 -Week Classes
August 1, 2020 Deadline for GRE/GMAT Scores to Graduate School
August 7, 2020 Classes End for 10- and Second 5-Week Sessions
August 7, 2020 Deadline for Degree Conferral Applications to the Registrar’s Office. $20 Late Application Fee
August 7, 2020 Deadline to Withdraw from the University for 10- and Second 5-Week Classes
August 11, 2020 Deadline to Clear Thesis Office for Summer Semester