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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar



ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2020


Summer Term, 2019

First Summer Session, 2019

June 3 Monday Classes begin - 1st Summer Session
June 7 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes - 1st Summer Session
June 14 Friday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
June 18 Tuesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
June 18 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
June 27 Thursday Final Examinations - 1st Summer Session
June 28 Friday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
July 1 Monday Final grading for 1st Summer Session; grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.

 

Second Summer Session, 2019

July 1 Monday Classes begin - 2nd Summer Session
July 4 Thursday Independence Day Holiday
July 8 Monday Classes resume
July 8 Monday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for 2nd Summer Session
July 8 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 10 Week Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 22 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd Summer Session; a “W” grade is issued
July 23 Tuesday Final date for removing “I” grades
July 29 Monday Final date for making application for degree for December commencement
July 30 Tuesday Final Examinations for 2nd Summer Session
Aug 1 Thursday Final grading for 2nd Summer Session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Summer Term ends 3:00 p.m.


 


Fall Semester, 2019

Aug 12-16 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Aug 19- Sept 9 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for December commencement
Aug 19 Monday Classes begin for Fall full term and 1st 8-week session
Aug 23 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Fall full-term and 1st 8-weeks
Sept 2 Monday Labor Day Holiday
Sept 3 Tuesday Classes resume
Sept 13 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Sept 13-17 Friday-Tuesday Mid Term Grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. - Tuesday
Sept 16-Dec 2 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for May commencement
Sept 23 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-week Session; a “W” grade is issued
Oct 1 Tuesday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 3-10 Thursday-Thursday Mid-Term Grading for Fall full-term classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m., Thursday
Oct 11 Friday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Oct 14 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Oct 14 Monday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Oct 18 Friday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Oct 21 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Oct 24-25 Thursday-Friday Fall Break
Oct 28 Monday Classes resume
Oct 28 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Fall full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 8-12 Friday-Tuesday Mid-Term grading for 2nd 8-weeks; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday
Nov 18 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Nov 27-29 Wednesday-Friday Thanksgiving Holidays; Classes close at 12:00 Noon on Wednesday
Dec 2 Monday Classes resume
Dec 2 Monday Final date for making application for degree for May commencement
Dec 2-3 Monday-Friday Final examinations
Dec 4 Wednesday Student Study Day
Dec 5-6 Thursday-Friday Final examinations
Dec 6 Friday Final examinations for 2nd 8-week classes
Dec 9 Monday Final grading for Fall full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Dec 14 Saturday Commencement 10:00 a.m.
Dec 23 - Jan 1 Monday-Wednesday University Offices closed (beginning Monday, December 23, 2019 at until 7:30 a.m., Thursday, January 2, 2020)

 


Winter Session, 2019-2020

Dec 16 Monday Classes begin
Dec 20 Friday Final date for adding Wintersession courses for credit or making course changes
Dec 23-31 Monday-Tuesday Wintersession Break (no classes)
Jan 1 Wednesday New Year’s Day
Jan 2 Thursday Wintersession classes resume
Jan 8 Wednesday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the Univerity for Wintersession; a “W” grade is issued
Jan 15 Wednesday Final examinations for Wintersession classes
Jan 21 Tuesday Final grading for Wintersession; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.


 


Spring Semester, 2020

Jan 2 Thursday University Offices Open
Jan 6-10 Monday-Friday Faculty Development Activities
Jan 13- Feb 3 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for May commencement
Jan 13 Monday Classes begin for Spring full-term and 1st 8-week session
Jan 17 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Spring full-term and 1st 8-weeks
Jan 20 Monday Martin Luther King Day holiday
Jan 21 Tuesday Classes resume
Feb 7 Friday Final date for removing “I” grades
Feb 10-12 Monday-Wednesday Mid-term grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
Feb 17 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 1st 8-Week session; a “W” grade is issued
Feb 24 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate Advisory Committee
Feb 24-26 Monday-Wednesday Mardi Gras holidays
Feb 27 Thursday Classes resume
Mar 9-Apr 27 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for August degree conferral 
Mar 11 Wednesday Final examinations for 1st 8-week classes
Mar 12-19 Thursday-Thursday Mid-term grading for Spring full-term classes; grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Thursday
Mar 12 Thursday Classes begin for 2nd 8-week session
Mar 16 Monday Final grading for 1st 8-week classes; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
Mar 16 Monday Final date for dropping course or resigning from the University for Spring full-term; a “W” grade is issued
Mar 18 Wednesday Final date for adding 2nd 8-week courses for credit
Mar 23 Monday Final date for filing field study, thesis, or dissertation with Graduate School
Apr 6 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for 2nd 8-week session; a “W” grade is issued
Apr 10-15 Friday-Wednesday University Offices closed (Friday, April 10 until 7:30 a.m., Thursday, April 16)
Apr 10-17 Friday-Friday Spring Break Holiday
Apr 20 Monday Classes resume
Apr 20-22 Monday-Wednesday Mid-term grading for 2nd 8-week classes; grading ends at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday
Apr 27 Monday Final date for making application for August degree conferal
May 4-July 15 Monday-Monday Regular Application Period for December commencement
May 4-5 Monday-Tuesday Final Examinations
May 6 Wednesday Student Study Day
May 7-8 Thursday-Friday Final Examinations
May 8 Friday Final examinations for 2nd 8-week classes
May 11 Monday Final grading for Spring full-term and 2nd 8-week session; Grading ends at 3:00 p.m.
May 16 Saturday Commencement, 10:00 a.m.; Semester ends at midnight

 

Summer Intersession, 2020

May 18 Monday Intersession classes begin
May 22 Friday Final date for adding courses for credit or making course changes for Intersession
May 25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday
May 26 Tuesday Classes resume
May 25-Jun 8 Monday-Monday Late Application Period for August degree conferral
Jun 1 Monday Final date for dropping courses or resigning from the University for Summer Intersession; a “W” grade is issued
Jun 5 Friday Final Examinations
Jun 8 Monday Final grading for Intersession; grading ends at 3:00 p.m.; Session ends at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

 


  

NOTE: The cafeterias, dining halls, and residence halls will be closed during the Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Mardi Gras, Spring, and Fourth of July Holidays, and other periods when classes are not in session.