Oct 24, 2020  
WORKING DRAFT 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
WORKING DRAFT 2020-2021 Catalog

Academic Calendar and Deadlines



Fall 2020

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Fall 2020 continuing student registration April 13-August 24
Fall 2020 new student registration May 4-August 24
New student orientation August 20-23
1st $40 late registration fee begins August 26
Class schedules of non-paid students are cancelled August 27
Weekend classes begin August 28
Labor Day observed (University closed) September 7
2nd $40 late registration fee begins September 8
Deadline to submit a Fall 2020 Graduation Application September 25
Deadline to submit a Spring 2021 Graduation Application October 30
Federal Election Day observed (University closed) November 3
Veteran’s Day observed (University closed) November 11
Registration for Spring 2021 begins October 26
Thanksgiving recess (no classes) November 26-27
Thanksgiving observed (University closed) November 26-27
Spring 2021 new student registration begins November 16

Block 1

Classes begin August 24
Last day to exchange or add block 1 August 25
Last day to drop a block 1 class with a grade of “W” September 4
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript September 14
Block ends September 16
Block break (no classes) September 17
Final grades due from faculty September 25

Block 2

Classes begin September 18
Last day to exchange or add block 2 September 21
Last day to drop a block 2 class with a grade of “W” October 1
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” October 1*
Block ends October 12
Block break (no classes) October 13
Final grades due from faculty October 21

Block 3

Classes begin October 14
Last day to exchange or add block 3 October 15
Last day to drop a block 3 class with a grade of “W” October 27
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” October 27*
Block ends November 6
Final grades due from faculty November 18

Block 4

Classes begin November 9
Last day to exchange or add block 4 November 10
Last day to drop a block 4 class with a grade of “W” November 18
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” November 18*
Block/Semester ends December 1
Final grades due from faculty December 9

Full Semester

Classes begin August 24
Last day to add a full semester course September 4
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) September 14
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” November 18*
Semester ends December 1
Final grades due from faculty December 9

First Half Stringers Block 1 and 2

Classes begin August 24
Last day to add a first half stringer course August 28
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcripts) September 14
Last day to drop a first half stringer with grade of “W” October 1*
Classes end October 12
Final grades due from faculty October 21

Second Half Stringers Block 3 and 4

Classes begin October 14
Last day to add a second half stringer course October 20
Last day to drop a second half stringer course with grade of “W” November 18*
Classes end December 1
Final grades due from faculty December 9

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended

 

Spring 2021

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Deadline to submit Spring 2021 Graduation Applications October 30
Spring 2021 continuing student registration October 26-January 11
Spring 2021 new student registration November 16-January 11
New Student Orientation January 8
1st $40 late registration fee begins January 13
Class schedules of non-paid students are canceled January 14
Weekend classes begin January 15
Martin Luther King Day observed (University closed) January 18
2nd $40 late registration fee begins January 25
President’s Day observed (University closed) February 15
Spring Break (no classes) March 8-12
Deadline for Commencement Participation forms March 19
Deadline for Summer 2021 graduation applications March 19
Deadline for early commencement participation appeals March 26
Fall and Summer 2021 continuing student registration begins April 12
Fall and Summer 2021 new student registration begins May 3
124th Annual Commencement May 8

Block 5

Classes begin January 11
Last day to exchange or add block 5 January 12
Last day to drop a block 5 class with a grade of “W” January 22*
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) January 29
Block ends February 3
Block break (no classes) February 4-5
Final grades due from faculty February 10

Block 6

Classes begin February 9
Last day to exchange or add block 6 February 10
Last day to drop a block 6 class with a grade of “W” February 19
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” February 19*
Block ends March 4
Block break (no classes) March 5
Final grades due from faculty March 11

Block 7

Classes begin March 15
Last day to exchange or add block 7 March 16
Last day to drop a block 7 class with a grade of “W” March 26
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” March 26*
Block ends April 7
Block break (no classes) April 8-9
Final grades due from faculty April 14

Block 8

Classes begin April 12
Last day to exchange or add block 8 April 13
Last day to drop a block 8 class with a grade of “W” April 23
Last day to drop all remaining classes with a grade of “W” April 23*
Block/Semester ends May 5
Final grades due from faculty May 12

Full Semester

Classes begin January 11
Last day to add a full semester course January 22
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcript) January 29
Last day to drop all full term classes with grade of “W” April 23*
Semester ends May 5
Final grades due from faculty May 12

First Half Stringers Block 1 and 2

Classes begin January 11
Last day to add a first half stringer course January 15
Last day to drop all classes (no record on transcripts) January 29
Last day to drop a first half stringer with grade of “W” February 19
Classes end March 4
Final grades due from faculty March 11

Second Half Stringers Block 3 and 4

Classes begin March 15
Last day to add a second half stringer course March 19
Last day to drop a second half stringer course with grade of “W” April 23*
Classes end May 5
Final grades due from faculty May 12

* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended

 

Tentative Summer 2021

General Calendar and Deadline Information

Deadline to submit a Summer 2021 graduation application March 19
Summer 2021 continuing student registration April 12-May 17
Summer 2021 new student registration May 3-May 17
Memorial Day observed (University closed) May 31
Independence Day observed (University closed) July 5

10-Week Session

Classes begin May 17
$40 Late registration fee begins May 19
Last day to add a course May 21
Deadline to drop all 10 week courses-no record on transcripts June 4
Deadline to drop a class (W record) July 9*
Last day of the 10-week session July 23
Grades due from faculty July 30

Internship, Project, Thesis and other Specialized Session Courses

Classes begin May 17
Last day to add a course May 28
$40 late fee begins May 20
Deadline to drop all classes-no record on transcripts June 4
Deadline to drop a class (W record) July 23
Last day of the specialized course session August 4
Grades due from faculty August 11

 

Outreach/Extension Programming

Fall 2020 August 24-December 1
Spring 2021 January 11-May 5
Summer 2021 May 17-August 20


* Students may not drop or withdraw from any classes that have ended