2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

Aug 9 Football athletes arrive (Friday)
Aug 13 Remaining fall athletes arrive (Tuesday)
Aug 12-16 Faculty Professional Development
Aug 18 New students arrive, Learning Partners arrive (Sunday)
Aug 19 SOAR, testing, advising (morning), breakout sessions afternoon, Learning Partners orientation (Monday)
Aug 20 Academic session, Security/Safety session; Returning students check-in (Tuesday)
Aug 21 Classes begin; drop add begins at 8:30am (Wednesday)
Aug 27 Convocation and Induction (Tuesday)
Aug 29 Drop / Add ends at 5pm; changes in enrollment on or after this date may result in an adjustment to financial aid (Thursday)
Sept 2 Labor Day (Monday) no classes
Oct 10-11 Fall break Thursday and Friday, No classes
Oct 11 Midterm grades due by 10 am (Friday)
Oct 14 Classes resume, (Monday)
Oct 18 Pre-registration begins (Friday)
Oct 29 Students must be enrolled through this date to receive no financial aid reduction (Tuesday)
Nov 1 Last day fall graduation applications accepted; last day to initiate withdrawal from course (by 5pm, Friday)
Nov 26 Thanksgiving holiday begins after last class; no classes after 5pm (residence halls close at 5 pm Tuesday)
Nov 27-29 No classes (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
Dec 1 Residence halls open at 3pm (Sunday)
Dec 2 Classes resume (Monday)
Dec 10 Last day of classes (Tuesday)
Dec 11 Reading Day
Dec 12 Exams begin (Thursday)
Dec 16 Exams end; residence halls close at 5pm (Monday)
Dec 19 Final grades due by 10am (Thursday)

Spring 2020

Jan 10 Faculty professional development day (Friday)
Jan 13 New students arrive (Monday)
Jan 14 New student orientation; returning students check in (Tuesday)
Jan 15 Classes begin; drop / add begins at 8:30am (Wednesday)
Jan 20 MLK Jr. Day - No Classes (Monday)
Jan 22 Drop / Add ends at 5pm; changes in enrollment on or after this date may result in an adjustment to financial aid (Wednesday)
Jan 31 Last day Spring graduation applications accepted (Friday)
March 2 Midterm exams begin (Monday)
March 6 Spring break begins after last class; residence halls close at 5pm (Friday)
March 9 Midterm grades due by 10am (Monday)
March 15 Residence halls open at 3pm (Sunday)
March 16 Classes resume (Monday)
March 20 Fall and summer pre-registration begins (Friday)
March 25 Students must be enrolled through this date to receive no financial aid reduction (Wednesday)
March 26 Last day to initiate withdrawal from course (by 5pm, Friday)
Apr 10 Good Friday - No classes
April 21 Awards Day (Tuesday)
May 7 Last day of classes (Thursday)
May 8 Reading Day (Friday)
May 11 Exams begin (Monday)
May 13 Exams end; residence halls close at 5pm (Wednesday)
May 14 Final grades for potential graduates due by 12pm (Thursday)
May 15 Baccalaureate (Friday)
May 16 Commencement (Saturday)
May 18 College Assessment Day; final grades for non-graduates due by 9am; advisor training 9-11am; Faculty professional development half day 1-4 (Monday)
May 25 Memorial Day

Summer 2020

June 17 Student check in (Wednesday)
June 18 Classes begin; Drop / Add begins at 8:30 am and ends at 5 pm (Thursday)
July 3 No classes (Friday)
July 6 Last day permitted to initiate withdrawal from course (by 5 pm, Monday)
July 16 Last day of classes (Thursday)
July 17 Final exams (Friday)
July 22 Final grades due by 10 am (Wednesday)

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