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2020-21 Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students affected.

Fall 2020

Import Regular Session Calendar

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 17 - Tuesday, September 8

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 21

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Monday, August 17 - Thursday, August 20

  • Arrival Day - Returning Students 1,3

    Friday, August 21 - Sunday, August 23

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, August 23

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, August 24

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Saturday, August 29 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Sunday, August 30 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Sunday, August 30

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Monday, August 31

  • Labor Day - Classes to be Held

    Monday, September 7

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, September 28 - Sunday, October 18

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, November 13 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Friday, November 13

  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes

    Sunday, November 22 - Saturday, November 28

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, December 11 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, December 11

  • Study Days

    Saturday, December 12 - Sunday, December 13

  • Final Exams

    Monday, December 14 - Friday, December 18

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 19

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 17 - Tuesday, September 8

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 21

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, August 23

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, August 24

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, August 26 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, August 27 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, August 27

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, August 28

  • Labor Day - Classes to be Held

    Monday, September 7

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, Septemer 29 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, October 9 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, October 9

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 19

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 17 - Tuesday, September 8

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 21

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, October 18

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, October 19

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, October 21 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, October 22 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, October 22

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, October 23

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, September 28 - Sunday, October 18

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, November 25 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes

    Sunday, November 22 - Saturday, November 28

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, December 11 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, December 11

  • Study Days

    Saturday, December 12 - Sunday, December 13

  • Final Exams

    Monday, December 14 - Friday, December 18

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 19

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

Spring 2021

Import Regular Session Calendar

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Saturday, January 2 - Monday, January 25

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 8

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Saturday, January 9

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, January 10

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, January 11

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Saturday, January 16 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Sunday, January 17 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Sunday, January 17

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Monday, January 18

  • Martin Luther King Day - No Classes

    Monday, January 18

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, February 15 - Sunday, March 7

  • Spring Break - No Classes

    Sunday, March 7 - Saturday, March 13

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, April 9 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Friday, April 9

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, April 30 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, April 30

  • Study Days

    Saturday, May 1 - Sunday, May 2

  • Final Exams

    Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 7

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 7 - Sunday, May 9

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Saturday, January 2 - Monday, January 25

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 8

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, January 10

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, January 11

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, January 13 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, January 14 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, January 14

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, January 15

  • Martin Luther King Day - No Classes

    Monday, January 18

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, February 16 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, February 26 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, February 26

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 7 - Sunday, May 9

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Saturday, January 2 - Monday, January 25

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 8

  • Spring Break - No Classes

    Sunday, March 7 - Saturday, March 13

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, March 14

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, March 15

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, March 17 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, March 18

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, March 19

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, April 21 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, April 30 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, April 30

  • Study Days

    Saturday, May 1 - Sunday, May 2

  • Final Exams

    Monday, May 3 - Friday, May 7

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 7 - Sunday, May 9

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

Summer 2021

Import Calendar

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 9

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 9

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 10 - Friday, June 18

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 10

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, May 11 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, May 12 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Wednesday, May 12

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Thursday, May 13

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 31

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, June 1 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Monday, June 7 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Monday, June 7

  • Study Days

    Tuesday, June 8

  • Final Exams

    Wednesday, June 9

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 2

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 14

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 16

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 16

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 10 - Friday, June 18

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 17

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, May 19 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, May 20 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, May 20

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, May 21

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 31

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Thursday, June 17 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, June 25 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, June 25

  • Study Days

    Saturday, June 26 - Sunday, June 27

  • Final Exams

    Monday, June 28

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 2

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 14

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Monday, June 28

  • Registration - Deadline

    Tuesday, June 29

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 10 - Friday, June 18

  • Classes Begin

    Wednesday, June 30

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, July 2 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Saturday, July 3 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Saturday, July 3

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Sunday, July 4

  • Independence Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, July 5

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Monday, August 2 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 2

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Wednesday, August 11 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Wednesday, August 11

  • Study Days

    Thursday, August 12

  • Final Exams

    Friday, August 13

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 14

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.