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Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

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Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

Any calendar is subject to change when it is determined to be in the best interest of the University to do so.

Advance RegistrationMarch 30-
April 24
Final Day to Submit Master’s Degree Program of Study to the Graduate CollegeApril 6
Continuing Registration and Add/DropApril 27-
Aug. 23
Last Day to Register Before Classes BeginAug. 23
Cancellation Deadline (no record of grade on transcript)Aug. 23
CLASSES BEGINAug. 24
First Day for Late Registration Fee of $20.00Aug. 24
100% Reduction of Charges on Complete WithdrawalsAug. 24-
Sept. 4**
100% Reduction of Charges on Dropped CoursesAug. 24-
Sept. 4**
No Record of Grade on Dropped CoursesAug. 24-
Sept. 4
Automatic Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Graduate studentsAug. 24-
Oct. 2
Grade of W on Complete Withdrawal for Undergraduate studentsAug. 24-
Dec. 11
Final Day to Register or Add a Class without permission of instructorAug. 28
No Reduction of Charges on Dropped Courses after this dateSept. 4**
Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Undergraduate studentsSept. 4
Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Undergraduate studentsSept. 4
Final Day to Change from Audit to Credit for Graduate studentsSept. 4
Final Day to Apply for Doctoral General ExaminationSept. 4
Labor Day HolidaySept. 7
Automatic Grade of W for Dropped Course(s) for Graduate studentsSept. 8-
Oct. 2
Automatic Grade of W for Dropped Course(s) for Undergraduate studentsSept. 8-
Nov. 13
Final Day to File Graduation ApplicationSept. 15
Midterm GradesOct. 2-
Oct. 20
Grade of W or F for Dropped Course(s) for Graduate studentsOct. 5-30
Grade of W or F on Complete Withdrawals for Graduate students (to be assigned by instructor)Oct. 5-
Dec. 11
Advance Registration for Next Term(s) BeginsOct. 26
Final Day to Change from Credit to Audit for Graduate studentsOct. 30
Petition to College Dean to Drop Course(s) for Undergraduate students.Nov. 16-
Dec. 11
Final Day to Request Authority for Dissertation DefenseNov. 25
Thanksgiving VacationNov. 25-29
Final Day to Request Authority for Thesis DefenseDec. 4
Final Exam Preparation PeriodDec. 6-13
Final Day to Complete Doctoral General ExaminationDec. 11
Final Day for Dissertation DefenseDec. 11
Final Day for Thesis DefenseDec. 11
Final Day for Non-Thesis ExamDec. 11
Final Day of Full Term Spring ClassesDec. 11
Final ExaminationsDec. 14-18
Final Day to Complete Work Needed for GraduationDec. 18
Final Day to Submit Dissertation to SHAREOKDec. 18
Final Day to Submit Thesis to SHAREOKDec. 18
Winter Session part of fall term classes beginDec. 21
Final Grades DueDec. 22
Last Day for Refund on Winter Session Dropped CoursesDec. 23
Winter Session HolidaysDec. 24-25
Jan. 1
Final Day to Submit Work Needed (e.g. transfer work)  for Graduation to Academic RecordsJan. 11
Final Day of Winter Session part of fall term classesJan. 15

** Extended Campus students have the first week of every 8-week session to drop courses with 100% refund.