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Academic Calendar 2019-20

Academic Calendar 2019-20

Fall 2019 Winter 2020 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Fall 2019

August 25-26 New Student Orientation – Warrior Welcome
August 26 Academic year begins
August 26 University meeting 10:00 a.m.
August 26 New Faculty Orientation
August 26 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 100% refund on tuition
August 27 CLASSES BEGIN 8:00 A.M.
September 2 Labor Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
September 3 Open add/drop period ends
September 3 Last day to drop a class (part-time students) to qualify for 100% refund on tuition
September 3 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 90% refund on tuition
September 4 - 10 Add period; instructor approval required
September 10 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 60% refund on tuition
September 10 Drop deadline (full semester courses); all students
September 10 Add deadline (full semester courses); all students
September 10 Last day to drop a class (part-time students) and receive a 60% refund on tuition
September 10 Internship, Independent Study, Practicum, Co-op deadline
September 20 Advisor or major change deadline for Spring registration
September 24 Last day to withdraw from a class (part-time students) and receive a 40% refund on tuition
September 24 Course audit deadline for full semester courses
September 24 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. 7 – Nov.15 Advising and Spring registration for continuing matriculated students
October 9 Incomplete grade deadline; faculty submit grades to Registrar from the previous semester
October 15 May 2020 degree application deadline; students submit to Registrar
October 15 Application deadline for Spring 2020 intent to graduate (graduate students)
October 22 Mid-semester grades due
October 31 Faculty Deadline to place Bookstore orders for Spring 2020 semester
November 6 Credit/no-credit deadline for full semester courses
November 6 Class withdrawal deadline for full-semester courses
November 16 Thesis and copies due in Graduate Office
November 27 University open, no classes scheduled
Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 Thanksgiving recess – no classes
December 6 Last day to withdraw from the University 
December 6 Last Day of classes
December 9 - 15 Final and Comprehensive Exams (M.S. Org. Mgmt.)
December 19 Final grades due
December 23 Semester Ends

Wintersession 2020

December 25 Christmas Holiday observed – no classes, offices closed
December 26 Wintersession courses begin
December 26 Online courses begin
January 1 New Year’s Holiday observed – no classes, offices closed
January 10 Make up day in the event of snow
January 13 Make up day in the event of snow
January 14 Make up day in the event of snow
January 14 Wintersession courses end

Spring 2020

January 14 New Student Spring Orientation – S.O.A.R.
January 17 Spring Semester Begins 
January 17 University Meeting 10:00 A.M.
January 20 Martin Luther King Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
January 20 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 100% refund on tuition
January 21 CLASSES BEGIN 8:00 A.M.
January 27 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 90% refund on tuition
January 27 Open add/drop ends
January 27 Last day to drop a class (part-time students) and receive 100% refund on tuition
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3 Add period; instructor approval required
February 3 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 60% refund on tuition
February 3 Drop deadline (full semester courses); all students
February 3 Add deadline (full semester courses); all students
February 3  Last day to drop a class (part-time students) and receive a 60% refund on tuition
February 3 Internship, Independent Study, Practicum, Co-op deadline
February 13 August 2020 degree application deadline; students submit to Registrar
February 13 Application deadline for Fall 2020 intent to graduate (graduate students)
February 14 Holiday – Lincoln’s Birthday observed – no classes, offices closed
February 15 No Saturday classes on campus
February 17 President’s Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
February 19 Course audit deadline for full semester courses
February 19 Last day to withdraw from the University (full-time students) to qualify for 40% refund on tuition
February 19 Last day to withdraw from a class (part-time students) and receive a 40% refund on tuition
February 21 Advisor or major change deadline for Fall registration
March 1 Draft of thesis signed by advisor due in Graduate Office
March 2 - April 17 Advising and Fall registration for continuing matriculated students
March 4 Incomplete grades deadline; faculty submit grades to Registrar
March 16 - 22 Spring Recess – no classes on campus
March 23 Mid-semester grades due
April 3 Faculty Deadline to place Bookstore orders for Fall 2020 semester
April 8 Credit/no-credit deadline; students submit to Registrar
April 8 Class withdrawal deadline (full semester courses)
April 10 Day of Reflection – no classes, offices closed
April 24 CREATE Student Conference
April 26 Thesis I and II copies due in Graduate Office
May 6 Last day to withdraw from the University
May 6 Last day of classes
May 7 Make-up / Reading Days
May 8 University meeting 10:00 a.m.
May 11 - 17 Final Exams and Comprehensive Exams (M.S. Org. Mgmt.)
May 16 Graduate Student Hooding & Commencement
May 19 Commencement
May 20 Final grades due
May 25 Memorial Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
May 31 Semester ends

Summer 2020

June 15 December 2020 degree application deadline; students submit to Registrar
June 15 Application deadline for December 2020 intent to graduate (graduate  Students)
June 22 - July 15 New Student Summer Orientation – S.O.A.R.

Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

June 1 Summer Session A begins
June 1 Intensive Two Week-long courses begin
July 2 Summer Session A ends
July 3 Independence Day Holiday – no classes, offices closed
July 6 Summer Session B begins
July 20 Summer Session C begins
August 8 Summer Session B, C end
August 8 Intensive Two Week-long classes end

Other Programs

July 1 – August 9 STEP/CAP