2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2020 

August 21 Graduate  Full Semester Classes Begin
August 28 Graduate Fall I Classes Begin
August 31 Last Day to Add/Drop FULL semester classes - 5:00 p.m.
September 1 Last Day to Add/Drop Graduate Fall I classes - 5:00 p.m.
September 7 Labor Day - Graduate Classes Held
September 24 Graduate Fall I Withdrawal (W) deadline - 5:00 p.m.
October 17 Graduate Fall I ends
October 19 Graduate Fall I grades due
October 23 Graduate Fall II begins
October 27 Advising and Registration Begins for Winter Intersession & Spring 2021
  Last Day to Add/Drop Graduate Fall II Classes 
October 29 5:00 p.m. Deadline to Withdraw from a Class with a “W”
(on-campus, traditional course schedule; see catalog for non-traditional course policy)
November 19 Graduate Fall II Withdrawal (W) deadline - 5:00 p.m.
November 25-27 Thanksgiving holiday - no classes, University closed
November 30 Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
December 12 All Graduate Incompletes due for Spring and Summer 2020
  Last day of Graduate Full Semester and Graduate Fall II Classes
December 14
  All grades due at 8:30 a.m.

WINTER INTERSESSION December 13, 2020 - January 11, 2021

Spring Semester 2021 

January 8 Graduate Full Semester and Graduate I Classes Begin
January 12 Last Day to Add/Drop Graduate Spring I classes - 5:00 p.m.
January 15 Last Day to Add/Drop FULL semester classes - 5:00 p.m.
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - no classes, University closed
February 4 Graduate Spring I Withdrawal (W) deadline - 5:00 p.m.
February 27 Graduate Spring I Classes End
March 1-5 Undergraduate Spring Break - Graduate classes MAY be held -  University Closed March 1, 2021
March 2 Graduate Spring I Grades Due - 8:30 a.m.
March 5 Graduate Spring II Classes Begin
March 9 Last Day to Add/Drop Graduate Spring II Classes 
March 23 Advising and Pre-Registration Begins for Summer &  Fall 2021
March 26 5:00 p.m. Deadline to Withdraw from a Class with a “W”
(on-campus, traditional course schedule; see catalog for non-traditional course policy)
April 1 Graduate Spring II Withdrawal (W) deadline - 5:00 p.m.
April 20 Symposium on the Common Good Day (graduate and evening classes as usual)
April 21 Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase (Evening classes resume at 5:30 p.m.)
May 1 All Graduate Incompletes Due for Fall 2020
  Last Day of Full Semester and Graduate Spring II Classes
May 3 Graduate Spring II grades due at 8:30 a.m.
May 10 All Full Semester grades due at 8:30 a.m.
May 14 Graduate Commencement

 

Summer Term 2021 

May 9 Graduate Full Summer and Graduate Summer I Classes being
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday - Graduate courses my be held - University closed
June 26 Graduate Summer I ends
June 27 Graduate Summer II begins
June 28 Grades for Graduate Summer I due at 8:30 a.m.
July 5 Independence Day holiday (observed) - University closed
August 14 Graduate Full Summer and Graduate Summer II ends
August 16 Grades for Graduate Full Summer and Graduate Summer II due at 8:30 a.m.

Please review individual course listing information for specific add/drop and withdrawal deadlines. Fall, Winter Intersession, and Spring sessions course offerings have a VARIETY of start and end deadlines.