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Academic Calendar 2020-21

Academic Calendar 2020-21

Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Spring 2021 Summer 2021

Fall 2020

August 23-25 New Student Orientation – Warrior Welcome
August 24 Academic year begins
August 25 University meeting 10:00 a.m.
August 25 New Faculty Orientation 12:00 p.m.
August 25 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 100% refund on tuition
August 26 CLASSES BEGIN 8:00 A.M.
September 1 Open add/drop period ends
September 1 Last day to drop a class (part-time students) to qualify for 100% refund on tuition
September 1 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 90% refund on tuition
September 2 - 9 Add period; instructor approval required
September 7 Labor Day Holiday - no classes, offices closed
September 9 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 60% refund on tuition
September 9 Drop deadline (full semester courses); all students
September 9 Add deadline (full semester courses); all students
September 9 Last day to drop a class (part-time students) and receive a 60% refund on tuition
September 9 Internship, Independent Study, Practicum, Co-op deadline
September 18 Advisor or major change deadline for Spring registration
September 23 Last day to withdraw from a class (part-time students) and receive a 40% refund on tuition
September 23 Course audit deadline for full semester courses
September 23 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 40% refund on tuition
September 30 Draft of thesis signed by advisor due in Graduate Office
Oct. 5 – Nov.13 Advising and Spring registration for continuing matriculated students
October 7 Incomplete grade deadline; faculty submit grades to Registrar from the previous semester
October 15 May 2021 degree application deadline; students submit to Registrar;Graduate students submit to Graduate Division
October 22 Mid-semester grades due
October 31 Faculty Deadline to place Bookstore orders for Spring 2021 semester
November 4 Credit/no-credit deadline for full semester courses
November 4 Class withdrawal deadline for full-semester courses
November 16 Thesis and copies due in Graduate Office
November 25 University open, no classes scheduled
Nov. 26 - 29 Thanksgiving recess – no classes
December 6 Last day to withdraw from the University 
December 7 Last Day of classes
December 7 - 8 Reading Days
December 9 - 15 Final and Comprehensive Exams (M.S. Org. Mgmt.)
December 18 Final grades due
December 23 Semester Ends

Wintersession 2021

December 25 Christmas Holiday observed – no classes, offices closed
December 28 Wintersession courses begin
January 1 New Year’s Holiday observed – no classes, offices closed
January 12 Make up day in the event of snow
January 13 Make up day in the event of snow
January 13 Wintersession courses end

Spring 2021

January 12 New Student Spring Orientation – S.O.A.R.
January 15 Spring Semester Begins 
January 15 University Meeting 10:00 A.M.
January 18 Martin Luther King Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
January 18 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 100% refund on tuition
January 19 CLASSES BEGIN 8:00 A.M.
January 25 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 90% refund on tuition
January 25 Open add/drop ends
January 25 Last day to drop a class (part-time students) and receive 100% refund on tuition
Jan. 26 – Feb. 1 Add period; instructor approval required
February 1 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 60% refund on tuition
February 1 Drop deadline (full semester courses); all students
February 1 Add deadline (full semester courses); all students
February 1  Last day to drop a class (part-time students) and receive a 60% refund on tuition
February 1 Internship, Independent Study, Practicum, Co-op deadline
February 12 Lincoln’s Birthday observed – no classes, offices closed
February 13 No Saturday classes on campus
February 15 President’s Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
February 16 August 2021 degree application deadline; students submit to Registrar; Graduate students submit to Graduate Division
February 17 Course audit deadline for full semester courses
February 17 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 40% refund on tuition
February 17 Last day to withdraw from a class (part-time students) and receive a 40% refund on tuition
February 19 Advisor or major change deadline for Fall registration
March 1 - April 16 Advising and Fall registration for continuing matriculated students
March 1 Draft of thesis signed by advisor due in Graduate Office
March 3 Incomplete grades deadline; faculty submit grades to Registrar
March 15 - 21 Spring Recess – no classes on campus
March 24 Mid-semester grades due
April 2 Day of Reflection – no classes, offices closed
April 3 Faculty Deadline to place Bookstore orders for Fall 2021 semester
April 7 Credit/no-credit deadline; students submit to Registrar
April 7 Class withdrawal deadline (full semester courses)
April 23 CREATE Student Conference
April 26 Thesis I and II copies due in Graduate Office
May 7 Last day to withdraw from the University
May 7 Last day of classes
May 7 University meeting 10:00 a.m.
May 10 - 16 Final Exams and Comprehensive Exams (M.S. Org. Mgmt.)
May 15 Graduate Student Hooding & Commencement
May 18 Undergraduate Commencement
May 19 Final grades due
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
May 31 Semester ends

Summer 2021

June 15 December 2021 degree application deadline; Undergraduate students submit to Registrar; Graduate students submit to Graduate Division
June 14 - 29 New Student Summer Orientation – S.O.A.R.

Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

June 1 Summer Session A begins
July 3 Summer Session A ends
July 5 Independence Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
July 6 Summer Session B begins
July 19 Summer Session C begins
August 9 Summer Session B, C end

Other Programs

June 28 – August 6 STEP/CAP