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  • 2019-20 Academic Calendar


    Fall Semester 2019

     New International students arrive  Tuesday, August 20
     Freshman class arrives  Thursday, August 22
     New Student Orientation  Thursday-Sunday, August 22-25
     Upperclass residents move-in     Sunday, August 25
     Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.  Monday, August 26
    "Mass of the Holy Spirit"  (compressed classes)  Thursday, August 29
     Last day for schedule change  Tuesday, September 3
     Last day for P/F grading option  Tuesday, September 3
     "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes)  Tuesday, October 1
     Mid-semester grades due  +Friday, October 11
     Mid-semester break  Saturday - Tuesday, October 19-22
     Classes resume  Wednesday, October 23
     Last day to withdraw from a course  Monday, November 4
     Registration for Spring Semester 2020  Monday-Friday, November 18-22
     Thanksgiving break  Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 27-Dec.1
     Classes resume  Monday, December 2
     Last day of classes  Friday, December 6
     Final examinations  Monday - Saturday, Dec. 9-14
     Residence halls close  Saturday, December 14, noon


    Spring Semester 2020

     International students move-inTuesday, January 7
     Residents move-in  Sunday, January 12
     Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.   Monday, January 13
     Last day for schedule change  Tuesday, January 21
     Last day for P/F grading option  Tuesday, January 21
     Mid-semester grades due  +Friday, February 28
     Mid-semester break  Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 29-Mar. 8
     Classes resume  Monday, March 9
     Last day to withdraw from a course  Thursday, March 26
     Easter Break  Thursday - Monday, April 9-13
     Classes resume  Tuesday, April 14
     Registration for Fall Semester 2020  Tuesday - Friday, April 21-24
     Last day of classes  *Wednesday, April 29
     Final examinations  Thursday - Wednesday, Apr. 30-May 6 
     Residence halls close  Wednesday, May 6, noon
    Commencement Sunday, May 10 

     +Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.

    *To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2020, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 28. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, April 29.

    Summer Session 2020

     First day of Summer Session  Monday, May 11
     Memorial Day - University holiday  Monday, May 25
     Independence Day - University holiday  Saturday, July 4 (observed July 3)
     Last day of Summer Session Thursday, August 20 

    Academic year 2019-20 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2019 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2020.


  • 2020-21 Academic Calendar


    Fall Semester 2020

    New  International students arrive  Tuesday, August 11, 2020
     Freshman class arrives  Thursday, August 20
     New Student Orientation  Thursday-Sunday, August 20-23
     Upperclass residents move-in     Sunday, August 23
     Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.  Monday, August 24
    "Mass of the Holy Spirit"  (compressed classes)  Thursday, August 27
     Last day for schedule change  Tuesday, September 1
     Last day for P/F grading option  Tuesday, September 1
     "Reaching Every Door" (compressed classes)  Tuesday, October 6
     Mid-semester grades due  +Friday, October 16
     Mid-semester break  Saturday - Tuesday, October 17-20
     Classes resume  Wednesday, October 21
     Last day to withdraw from a course  Monday, November 2
     Registration for Spring Semester 2021  Monday-Friday, November 16-20
     Thanksgiving break  Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 25-Nov.29
     Classes resume  Monday, November 30
     Last day of classes  Friday, December 4
     Final examinations  Monday - Saturday, Dec. 7-12
     Residence halls close  Saturday, December 12, noon


    Spring Semester 2021

     Residents move-in  Sunday, January 10, 2021
     Classes begin, 8:00 a.m.   Monday, January 11
     Last day for schedule change  Tuesday, January 19
     Last day for P/F grading option  Tuesday, January 19
     Mid-semester grades due  +Friday, February 26
     Mid-semester break  Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 27-Mar. 7
     Classes resume  Monday, March 8
     Last day to withdraw from a course  Thursday, March 25
     Easter Break  Thursday - Monday, April 1-5
     Classes resume  Tuesday, April 6
     Registration for Fall Semester 2021  Tuesday - Friday, April 20-23
     Last day of classes  *Wednesday, April 28
     Final examinations  Thursday - Wednesday, Apr. 29-May 5 
     Residence halls close  Wednesday, May 5, noon
    Commencement Sunday, May 9 

     +Dates for faculty to submit grades on-line.

    *To ensure that each course meets the required number of times during spring semester 2021, classes that ordinarily meet on Thursdays will also meet on Tuesday, April 27. Classes that ordinarily meet on Fridays will also meet on Wednesday, April 28.

    Summer Session 2021

     First day of Summer Session  Monday, May 10, 2021
     Memorial Day - University holiday  Monday, May 31
     Independence Day - University holiday  Sunday, July 4
     Last day of Summer Session  Friday, August 20 

    Academic year 2020-21 begins on the first day of classes for Fall Semester 2020 and ends on the last day of Summer Session 2021.