Academic Calendar

Fall 2020 Academic Calendars

Academic Calendar for All Undergraduates** and for Graduate Programs in Children's Literature, Education, Gender and Cultural Studies, History, Library and Information Science, Nutrition, Public Policy, and the campus-based graduate Social Work program.

**Direct Entry and 4+1 Nursing Students should consult emails from the School of Nursing for specific calendar details.

September 2020

DateDescription
2Classes Begin
2Convocation, 2:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom/Live Stream
7University closed for Labor Day
11Last day to Add or Drop a course in AARC
25Last day to Add a course with instructor permission and completed Add/Drop form sent to [email protected]. UG students need Advisor permission as well.
25Last day to Drop a course without receiving a "W" on transcript.
UG students: Advisor and student signature on Add/Drop form needed.
GR students: Only a student signature on Add/Drop form needed.
Email completed form to [email protected].
25Pass/Fail deadline.
Last day to audit a course.

October 2020

DateDescription
23Last day to submit form and petition Ad Board to add a course
23Last day to Drop a course and receive a "W" on transcript. Completed Add/Drop form with all signatures sent to [email protected].
31October degree conferral date

November 2020

DateDescription
10Administrative Wednesday. Tuesday classes do not meet.  Wednesday classes meet as do Wednesday p.m. faculty meetings.
11University closed for Veteran's Day
25-27University closed for Thanksgiving Break

December 2020

DateDescription
15Final Day of undergraduate classes
16Reading and Review
17-21Final Exam Period

January 2021

DateDescription
4Fall 2020 Final Grade Submission

Academic Calendar for the following online Graduate Programs (FA1 Term): Behavior Analysis, Nursing, Social Work

September 2020 (FA1 Term)

DateDescription
2Convocation, 2:30-4:30 p.m. via Zoom/Live Stream
7University closed for Labor Day
14Classes Begin
27(4:30 p.m.) Last time to Add or Drop a course in AARC

November 2020

DateDescription
8(4:30 p.m.) Last time to Drop a course and receive a “W” on transcript

December 2020

DateDescription
20Term Ends

Calendar for the @MBA and @MPH Programs 

October 2020

DateDescription
5Classes Begin
18(4:30 p.m.) Last time to Add or Drop a course in AARC

November 2020

DateDescription
29(4:30 p.m.) Last time to Drop a course and receive a "W" on transcript

December 2020

DateDescription
12Term Ends

Calendar for the (FA3 Term) @MS Nursing and @MSW Programs

November 2020

DateDescription
2Term Begins
15(4:30 p.m.) Last time to Add or Drop a course in AARC

January 2021

DateDescription
3(4:30 p.m.) Last time to Drop a course and receive a "W" on transcript

February 2021

DateDescription
21Term Ends

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar for Undergraduates and for on-campus graduate programs. Please return to this site to check for pandemic-related calendar changes.

January 2021

DateDescription
4University reopens from winter break
18University closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 2021

DateDescription
1Classes begin
19University closed (no classes) - long weekend break


March 2021

DateDescription
15-16University closed (no classes) - long weekend break

April 2021

DateDescription
15"Administrative Monday" - Monday Classes Held
19University closed for Patriot's Day

May 2021

DateDescription
18Last day of undergraduate classes
19Reading and Review
20-22Final examinations
28Commencement