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2019 - 2020 On Campus Academic Calendar

 

Fall Semester, 2019
August 12 (M) New International Student Athlete Orientation
August 13 (Tu) New Faculty Orientation
August 14 (W) General Faculty In-service Meeting
New Chinese and International Exchange Student Orientation
August 14-15 (W-Th) Orientation & Registration
August 16 (F) Check-in for all returning international students.  $75 late registration fee in effect for all students.
August 19 (M) Classes commence at 8:00 a.m.  First meeting of evening graduate classes.
August 23 (F) Last day of adding courses.  Last day for 100% refund of basic tuition and fees.  Last day to register for the Comprehensive Exam.
August 30 (F) Last day for 50% refund of basic tuition and fees.  Last day for dropping courses or withdrawing without 100% fees due.
September 2 (M) Labor Day Holiday
September 6 (F) Comprehensive Exam given
October 4 (F) Last day for dropping or withdrawing without academic penalty
October 11 (F) Last day for filing application for a degree to be completed at end of Spring Semester
October 15 (Tu) Assessment Day
November 4-12 (M-Tu) Pre-registration by appointment for the Spring Semester
November 25-29 (M-F) Thanksgiving Holidays
December 2 (M) Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
December 4 (W) Deadline for applications for admission to the Spring Semester
December 5 (Th) Last day of classes
December 6-12 (F-Th) Final Examinations
December 14 (Sa) Fall Commencement
   
Spring Semester, 2020
January 9 (Th) Orientation & Registration
January 10 (F) $75 late registration fee in effect for all students.
January 13 (M) Classes commence at 8:00 a.m.  First meeting of evening graduate classes.
January 17 (F) Last day for adding courses.  Last day for 100% refund of basic tuition and fees.
January 20 (M) Martin Luther King Holiday (No day or evening classes will meet)
January 24 (F) Last day for 50 % refund of basic tuition and fees.  Last day for dropping courses or withdrawing without 100% fees due. Last day to register for the Comprehensive Exam.
February 7 (F) Comprehensive Exam given
March 6 (F) Last day for dropping courses or withdrawing without academic penalty
March 10 (Tu) Assessment Day
March 13 (F) Last day for filing application for a degree to be completed at end of Summer Semester.
March 23-27 (M-F) Spring Break

March 30 (M)

Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
March 30-April 8 (M-W) Pre-registration by appointment for the Summer and Fall Semesters.
April 15 (W) Honors Day
April 30 (Th) Last day of classes
May 1-7 (F-Th) Final Examinations
May 11 (M) Deadline for applications for admission to the Summer Semester
July 31 (F) Spring Commencement
   
Summer Semester, 2020
May 26 (Tu) Registration for Summer Mini I, Summer Mini II, and Summer 8-week sessions
   
Summer Mini I  
May 27 (W) Classes commence at 8:00 a.m. for the Summer Mini I Session
May 29 (F) Last day to add for Summer Mini I Session.  Last day for 100% refund for Summer Mini I Session.
June 3 (W) Last day for 50% refund of basic tuition and fees for Summer Mini I Session.  Last day for dropping or withdrawing without 100% fees due for Summer Mini I Session.
June 10 (W) Last day for withdrawing during Summer Mini I Session without academic penalty.
June 26 (F) Last day of classes for Summer Mini I Session
   
Summer Mini II  
June 29 (M) Classes commence at 8:00 a.m. for the Summer Mini II Session
July 1 (W) Last day to add for Summer Mini II Session.  Last day for 100% refund for Summer Mini II Session.
July 6 (M) Last day for 50% refund of basic tuition and fees for Summer Mini II Session.  Last day for dropping or withdrawing without 100% fees due for Summer Mini II Session.
July 14 (Tu) Last day for withdrawing during Summer Mini II Session without academic penalty.
July 30 (Th) Last day of classes for Summer Mini I Session
   
Summer 8 Week  
May 27 (W) Classes commence at 8:00 a.m. for the 8-week session.  First meeting of evening graduate classes.  $75 late registration fee in effect for all students.
June 2 (Tu) Last day for adding courses for full 8-week session.  Last day for 100% refund of basic tuition and fees (8-week session)
June 10 (W) Last day for 50% refund of basic tuition and fees (8-week session).  Last day for dropping courses or withdrawing without 100% fees due (8-week session).
June 24 (W) Last day for dropping courses or withdrawing during 8-week session without academic penalty
July 3 (F) Independence Day Holiday
July 6-10 (M-F) Pre-registration by appointment for the Fall Semester
July 7 (Tu) Transfer Orientation
July 9-10 (Th - F) Freshman Orientation
July 10 (F) Last day for filing application for a degree to be completed at end of Fall Semester
July 28 (Tu) Last day of classes for 8-week session
July 29-31 (W - F) Final Examinations for 8-week session classes
August 2 (F) Deadline for applications for admission to the Fall Semester.