Summer 2020

8-Week Session: Monday, June 1 through Friday, July 24
First 4-Week Session: Monday, June 1 through Friday, June 26
Second 4-Week Session: Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 24

Key: M = Monday | T = Tuesday | W = Wednesday | R = Thursday | F = Friday | S = Saturday | Su = Sunday

 8-Week SessionFirst 4-Week SessionSecond 4-Week Session
Fall registration begins (see fall calendar for details) March 29 (Su) March 29 (Su) March 29 (Su)
Graduates, seniors summer registration begins March 29 (Su) March 29 (Su) March 29 (Su)
Juniors summer registration begins March 30 (M) March 30 (M) March 30 (M)
Sophomores summer registration begins March 31 (T)  March 31 (T) March 31 (T)
Continuing freshmen summer registration begins April 1 (W) April 1 (W) April 1 (W)
New freshmen, transfers summer registration begins May 4 (M) May 4 (M) May 4 (M)
Classes begin June 1 (M) June 1 (M) June 29 (M)
Late registration/Last day to drop and add
June 1–3 (M–W) June 1–3 (M–W) June 29–July 1 (M–W)
Last day to make payment arrangements June 3 (W) June 3 (W) July 1 (W)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through June 3 (W) Through June 3 (W) Through July 1 (W)
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through June 10 (W) N/A N/A
Final exams
(final exams schedule)
July 23–24 (R–F) June 25–26 (R–F) July 23–24 (R–F)
Last day to apply for graduation
(Graduation application info)
July 1 (W) July 1 (W) July 1 (W)
Independence day holiday observance July 3 (F) N/A July 3 (F)
Last day to withdraw July 10 (F) June 12 (F) July 10 (F)
Required extra meeting
(Second 4-week session)
N/A N/A July 18 (S)

Summer 2020 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due June 26 (F)
Report of Comprehensive Exams to Graduate School July 10 (F)
Final copy of thesis due July 20 (M)

Fall 2020

16-Week Session: Tuesday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Dec. 11
First 8-Week Session: Tuesday, Aug. 18 through Friday, Oct. 9
Second 8-Week Session:
Monday, Oct. 12 through Friday, Dec. 11

Key: M = Monday | T = Tuesday | W = Wednesday | R = Thursday | F = Friday | S = Saturday | Su = Sunday

 16-Week SessionFirst 8-Week SessionSecond 8-Week Session
Graduates, seniors fall registration begins March 29 (Su) March 29 (Su) March 29 (Su)
Juniors fall registration begins March 30 (M) March 30 (M) March 30 (M)
Sophomores fall registration begins March 31 (T) March 31 (T) March 31 (T)
Continuing freshmen fall registration begins April 1 (W) April 1 (W) April 1 (W)
New freshmen and transfers fall registration begins
May 4 (M) May 4 (M) May 4 (M)
First day of classes Aug 18 (T) Aug 18 (T) Oct 12 (M)
Late registration/Drop and add Aug 18–25 (T–T) Aug 18–25 (T–T) Oct 12–19 (M–M)
Last day to drop and add Aug 25 (T) Aug 25 (T) Oct 19 (M)
Last day to make payment arrangements Aug 25 (T) Aug 25 (T) Oct 19 (M)
Labor Day holiday
(University closed)
Sep 7 (M) Sep 7 (M)  Sept 7 (M)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Aug 25 (T) Through Aug 25 (T) Through Oct 19 (M)
90% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Sep 1 (T) N/A N/A
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Sep 8 (T) Through Sep 1 (T) Through Oct 26 (M)
25% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Sep 15 (T) Through Sep 8 (T) Through Nov 2 (M)
Last day to apply for graduation
(graduation application info)
Oct 31 (S) Oct 31 (S) Oct 31 (S)
Midterms Oct 5–9 (M–F) N/A N/A
Registration for spring semester begins Nov 1 (Su) Nov 1 (Su) Nov 1 (Su)
Last day to withdraw Nov 6 (F) Sep 11 (F) Nov 6 (F)
Thanksgiving holiday
(University closed)
Nov 25–27 (W–F) Nov 25–27 (W–F) Nov 25–27 (W–F)
Last day of classes Dec 4 (F) Oct 9 (F) Dec 4 (F)
Final exams
(final exam schedule)
Dec 7–11 (M–F) Oct 8–9 (R–F) Dec 10–11 (R–F)
2020 Fall Commencement
(Commencement information)
Dec 12 (S) Dec 12 (S) Dec 12 (S)

Fall 2020 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due Nov 5 (R)
Report of Comprehensive Exams to Graduate School Nov 20 (F)
Final copy of thesis due Nov 30 (M)

Spring 2021

16-Week Session: Tuesday, Jan. 19 through Friday, May 7
First 8-Week Session: Tuesday, Jan. 19 through Friday, March 12
Second 8-Week Session: Monday, March 22 through Friday, May 14

Key: M = Monday | T = Tuesday | W = Wednesday | R = Thursday | F = Friday | S = Saturday | Su = Sunday

 16-Week SessionFirst 8-Week SessionSecond 8-Week Session
Graduates, seniors spring registration begins Nov 1 (Su) Nov 1 (Su) Nov 1 (Su)
Juniors spring registration begins Nov 2 (M) Nov 2 (M) Nov 2 (M)
Sophomores spring registration begins Nov 3 (T) Nov 3 (T) Nov 3 (T)
Continuing freshmen spring registration begins Nov 4 (W) Nov 4 (W) Nov 4 (W)
New freshmen/transfers spring registration begins Dec 7 (M) Dec 7 (M) Dec 7 (M)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
(University closed)
Jan 19 (M) Jan 19 (M) N/A
First day of classes Jan 19 (T) Jan 19 (T) March 22 (M)
Late registration/Drop and add Jan 19–26 (T–T) Jan 19–26 (T–T) March 22–29 (M–M)
Last day to drop and add Jan 26 (T) Jan 26 (T) March 29 (M)
Last day to make payment arrangements Jan 26 (T) Jan 26 (T) March 29 (M)
100% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Jan 26 (T) Through Jan 26 (T) Through March 29 (M)
90% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 2 (T) N/A N/A
50% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 9 (T) Through Feb 2 (T) Through April 5 (M)
25% tuition and fees refund for class withdrawals Through Feb 16 (T) Through Feb 9 (T) Through April 12 (M)
President's Day holiday
(University closed)
Feb 15 (M) Feb 15 (M) N/A
Last day to apply for graduation
(graduation application info)
March 1 (M) March 1 (M) March 1 (M)
Midterms March 8–12 (M–F) N/A N/A
Spring Break
(No classes)
March 15–19 (M–F) N/A N/A
Registration for summer/fall semester begins April 4 (Su) April 4 (Su) April 4 (Su)
Student Research and Creativity Conference
(Classes dismissed)
April 7 (W) N/A April 7 (W)
Last day to withdraw April 9 (F) Feb 12 (F) April 9 (F)
Scholarship/Department Award Assembly
(Classes dismissed 3–5 p.m.)
Apr 20 (T) N/A Apr 20 (T)
Last day of classes May 7 (F) March 12 (F) May 14 (F)
Final exams
(final exams schedule)
May 10–14 (M–F) March 11–12 (R–F) May 13–14 (R–F)
2021 Spring Commencement
(Commencement information)
May 15 (S) May 15 (S) May 15 (S)

Spring 2021 Graduate School Dates to Remember

TaskDate
Thesis reading copy due TBA
Report of comprehensive exams to Graduate School TBA
Final copy of thesis due TBA