Sep 19, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Academic Bulletin

Academic Calendar


Important Notice:

Below is a newer and more condensed version of the Academic Calendar. Additional events and their corresponding dates as seen in previous versions of this calendar can be seen using the detailed calendar links below or the university official events calendar. For the Week of Prayer Schedule and the Final Exam Schedule, visit the Office of Academic Records Website.

 

Summer 2020 - Important Dates

Course registration begins Monday, February 3, 2020*
Full Term Dates: May 11 - July 31, 2020
May Express: May 4 - May 29, 2020
Session 1: May 11 - June 5, 2020
Session 2: June 8 - July 3, 2020
Session 3: July 6 - July 31, 2020
Combined Session 1 & 2: May 11 - July 3, 2020
Combined Session 2 & 3: Session 2: June 8 - July 31, 2020
 
Monday, February 3, 2020 Course Registration Begins
Monday, March 23, 2020 Financial clearance opens - first payment for financial clearance is due at start of first class
Monday, May 25, 2020 Holiday: Memorial Day
Thursday, July 3, 2020 Holiday: Independence Day (observed)
 

05/11/2020 - 07/31/2020

Summer Full Term

Monday, May 11, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Summer Full Term Registration ends: Last business day to complete the following by 5 PM: enter summer full term classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
05/28/2019 - 07/28/2020 No refund
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Last day to withdraw or change from credit to audit
Friday, July 31, 2020 Classes End
 

05/04/2020 - 05/29/2019

Early Summer & May Express Session

Monday, May 4, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 May Express Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 1 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Friday, May 22, 2020 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for May Express classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Variable Classes End
 

05/11/2020 - 06/05/2020

Summer 1st Session

Monday, May 11, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Summer Session 1 Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 1 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Monday, May 25, 2020 Holiday: Memorial Day
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Summer session 1 classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, June 5, 2020 Classes End
 

06/08/2020 - 07/03/2020

Summer 2nd Session

Monday, June 8, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Summer Session 2 Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 2 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Summer session 2 classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, July 3, 2020 Holiday: Independence Day (observed)
Friday, July 3, 2020 Classes End
 

07/06/2020 - 07/31/2020

Summer 3rd Session

Monday, July 6, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 Summer Session 3 Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 3 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Summer session 3 classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, July 31, 2020 Classes End
 

05/11/2020 - 07/03/2020

Combined 1st & 2nd Summer Session

Monday, May 11, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Combined 1st & 2nd Summer Session Registration ends by 5 PM: enter combined 1st & 2nd session classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Combined 1st & 2nd Summer session classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, July 3, 2020 Classes End
 

06/08/2020 - 07/31/2020

Combined 2nd & 3rd Summer Session

Monday, June 8, 2020 Classes Begin
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Combined 2nd & 3rd Summer Session Registration ends by 5 PM: enter combined 2nd & 3rd session classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Combined 2nd & 3rd Summer session classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, July 31, 2020 Classes End
 
 

Fall 2020 - Important Dates

Course Registration Monday, March 23, 2020*
Semester Dates: August 24 - December 10, 2020
Financial Clearance Opens on July 1, 2020
Late Registration Fee in effect Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Last day of registration is Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Financial Clearance is needed to move into the dorm and activate ID cards for Dining Services & Bookstore

 
Monday, March 23, 2020 Course Registration Begins
Monday, July 1, 2020 Financial clearance opens
Thursday, August 13, 2020 First payment due for financial clearance
Full payment due for 1% and 3% rebate
Monday, August 17, 2020 Cancellation of unconfirmed courses at 5 PM
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 New student orientation begins
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Cancellation of below minimum enrollment classes
Sunday, August 23, 2020 Registration open 12-5 PM in Administration Building
Monday, August 24, 2020 Beginning of classes, last day to register without a fee
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Late registration fee in effect for first-time registrations for fall classes
Notification of potential cancellation of low-enrollment classes 
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Registration ends: Last business day to complete the following by 5 PM: enter fall semester classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 70% tuition refund
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Last day to drop a class with 40% tuition refund
09/17/2020 - 11/24/2020 No refund
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Last day to withdraw or change from credit to audit
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 Final day of fall semester exams - End of face-to-face classes
Thursday, December 10, 2020 End of fall semester - Due date for any final remote assignments/projects
December 11, 2020 - January 10, 2021 Year-end break
 

Spring 2021 - Important Dates

Online Course Registration begins Monday, March 23, 2020
Semester Dates: January 11, 2021 - May 6, 2021
Financial Clearance opens on December 1, 2020
Late Registration fee in effect Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Last day of registration is Wednesday, January 20, 2021
 
Monday, March 23, 2020 Online course registration begins
Monday, November 2, 2020 Course registration at the Administration Building begins
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Financial clearance opens
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 First payment due for financial clearance
Full payment due for 1%  rebate
Sunday, January 10, 2021 Registration open 12 - 5 PM in Administration Building
Monday, January 11, 2021 Beginning of classes, last day to register without a fee
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Cancellation of unconfirmed courses at 5 PM
Monday, January 18, 2021 Holiday: Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Cancellation of below minimum enrollment classes
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Registration ends: Last business day to complete the following by 5 PM: enter fall semester classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 Late registration fee in effect for first-time registrations for Spring 2021 classes; Notification of potential cancellation of low-enrollment classes 
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 70% tuition refund
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 40% tuition refund
02/04/2021 - 04/21/2021 No refund
Monday, February 15, 2020 Holiday: President’s Day 
03/19/2021 - 03/28/2021 Holiday: Spring Semester Break
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 Last day to withdraw or change from credit to audit
Thursday, April 29, 2021 Classes End
 
 

Summer 2021 - Important Dates

Course registration begins Monday, February 8, 2021*
Full Term Dates: May 17 - August 6, 2021
May Express: May 10 - June 4, 2021
Session 1: May 17 - June 11, 2021
Session 2: June 14 - July 9, 2021
Session 3: July 12 - August 6, 2021
Combined Session 1 & 2: May 17 - July 9, 2021
Combined Session 3 & 4: June 14 - August 6, 2021
 
Monday, February 1, 2021 Course Registration Begins
Monday, March 22, 2021 Financial clearance opens - first payment for financial clearance is due at start of first class
Monday, May 31, 2021 Holiday: Memorial Day
Monday, July 5, 2021 Holiday: Independence Day
   

05/17/2021 - 08/06/2021

Summer Full Term

Monday, May 17, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Summer Full Term Registration ends: Last business day to complete the following by 5 PM: enter summer full term classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, June 2, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
6/3/2021 - 8/3/2021 No refund
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Last day to withdraw or change from credit to audit
Friday, August 6, 2021 Classes End
   

05/10/2021 - 06/04/2021

May Express Session

Monday, May 10, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 May Express Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 1 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Friday, May 28, 2021 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for May Express classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Variable Classes End
   

05/17/2021 - 06/11/2021

Summer 1st Session

Monday, May 17, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Summer Session 1 Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 1 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Monday, May 31, 2021 Holiday: Memorial Day
Tuesday, June 8, 2021 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Summer session 1 classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, June 11, 2021 Classes End
   

06/14/2021 - 07/09/2021

Summer 2nd Session

Monday, June 14, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Summer Session 2 Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 2 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Monday, July 5, 2021 Holiday: Independence Day (observed)
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Summer session 2 classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, July 9, 2021 Classes End
   

07/12/2021 - 08/06/2021

Summer 3rd Session

Monday, July 12, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Summer Session 3 Registration ends by 5 PM: enter session 3 classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Summer session 3 classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, August 6, 2021 Classes End
   

05/17/2021 - 07/09/2021

Combined 1st & 2nd Summer Session

Monday, May 17, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Combined 1st & 2nd Summer Session Registration ends by 5 PM: enter combined 1st & 2nd session classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Combined 1st & 2nd Summer session classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, July 9, 2021 Classes End
   

06/14/2021 - 08/06/2021

Combined 2nd & 3rd Summer Session

Monday, June 14, 2021 Classes Begin
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Combined 2nd & 3rd Summer Session Registration ends by 5 PM: enter combined 2nd & 3rd session classes; drop a class with FULL tuition refund; to make a change in registration by Drop/Add form without a fee or entry on permanent academic record; to change audit to credit.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 Last day to drop a class with 50% tuition refund
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 University Level Students: Last day to change from credit to audit for Combined 2nd & 3rd Summer session classes or withdraw from a class with a W
Friday, August 6, 2021 Classes End