Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Summer 2020

  • May 1 (Friday): May Term classes registration/payment due
  • May 13 (Wednesday): May/Summer Term begins
  • May 15 (Friday): Last day to drop a May Term class
  • May 15 (Friday): Summer classes registration/payment due
  • May 25 (Monday): Memorial Day (college closed)
  • June 1 (Monday): Last Day to Apply for August graduation
  • June 3 (Wednesday): May Term ends
  • June 3 (Wednesday): Census Day
  • June 5 (Friday): May Term final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • August 11 (Tuesday): Summer classes end
  • August 14 (Friday): Final summer grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • August 31 (Saturday): August degree conferral
  • September 25 (Friday): Summer grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Fall 2020

  • August 3 (Monday): Fall semester payment or payment plan due
  • August 11-14 (Tuesday-Friday): Student Leadership Workshop
  • August 11-12 (Tuesday-Wednesday): Faculty Workshop
  • August 14 (Friday): New Student Check-In (required)
  • August 14 (Friday): New Students move into residence halls
  • August 14-17 (Friday-Monday): Welcome Week
  • August 17 (Monday): New Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($50 Penalty)
  • August 17 (Monday): Continuing Student Check-In (required)
  • August 18 (Tuesday): Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-In begins ($50 penalty)
  • August 18 (Tuesday): Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
  • August 19 (Wednesday): Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
  • August 25 (Tuesday): Last day to add a course
  • August 26 (Wednesday): Course withdrawal period begins
  • September 8 (Tuesday): Census Day
  • September 28 – October 2 (Monday-Friday): Advising Week
  • October 1 (Thursday): Last day to apply for December graduation
  • October 2-3 (Friday-Saturday): Homecoming and Family Weekend
  • October 3 (Saturday): 2020 Annual Commencement 2:00pm (postponed from May)
  • October 5-9 (Monday-Friday): Midterm Week
  • October 5-6 (Monday-Tuesday): Spring 2021 registration opens for Seniors and Honors Students
  • October 7-9 (Wednesday-Friday): Spring 2021 registration opens for Continuing Students
  • October 15-16 (Thursday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
  • October 19 (Monday): Midterm grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • November 9-11 (Monday-Wednesday): Calling and Career Symposium
  • November 24 (Tuesday): Thanksgiving break begins after last class (Residence halls close at 5:00 p.m.)
  • November 25-27 (Wednesday-Friday): College offices closed for Thanksgiving holidays
  • November 27 (Friday): Course withdrawal period ends
  • November 30 (Monday): Classes resume via online study
  • December 10 (Thursday): Last day of class/finals for fall
  • December 10 (Thursday): Christmas break begins after last exam
  • December 14 (Monday): Final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • December 23-January 1 (Wednesday-Friday): College offices closed for Christmas holidays
  • December 31 (Thursday): December degree conferral
  • January 22 (Friday): Fall grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Spring 2021

  • January 2 (Saturday): Spring semester payment or payment plan due
  • January 11 (Monday): Fall 2020/Spring 2021 New Student Check-In (required)
  • January 11-12 (Monday-Tuesday): Faculty Workshop
  • January 11-12 (Monday-Tuesday): Fall 2020/Spring 2021 New Student Orientation (required)
  • January 12 (Tuesday): Continuing Student Check-In (required)
  • January 12 (Tuesday): New Student Late Arrivals Check-in begins ($50 penalty)
  • January 13 (Wednesday): Continuing Student Late Arrivals Check-in begins ($50 penalty)
  • January 13 (Wednesday): Classes begin at 8:00 a.m.
  • January 13 (Wednesday): Opening Convocation at 10:00 a.m.
  • January 18 (Monday): Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)
  • January 20 (Wednesday): Last day to add a course
  • January 21 (Thursday): Course withdrawal period begins
  • January 28-29 (Thursday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
  • February 3 (Tuesday): Census Day
  • February 22 (Monday): Last day to apply for May graduation
  • March 1-5 (Monday – Friday): Advising Week
  • March 8-12 (Monday-Friday): Midterm Week
  • March 8-9 (Monday–Tuesday): Fall 2021 registration opens for Seniors and Honors Students
  • March 10-12 (Wednesday-Friday): Fall 2021 registration opens for Continuing Students
  • March 15 (Monday): Midterm grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • April 1 (Thursday): Easter break begins after last class
  • April 1 (Thursday): Food services closes after lunch
  • April 2 (Friday): College Offices closed for Easter holiday
  • April 6 (Tuesday): Food Services resumes with breakfast
  • April 6 (Tuesday): Classes resume at 8:00 a.m.
  • April 23 (Friday): Course withdrawal period ends
  • April 26 (Monday): Honors Convocation
  • April 30 (Friday): Last day of class for spring
  • May 5-7 (Wednesday-Friday): Board of Trustees meeting
  • May 3-7 (Monday-Thursday): Finals week
  • May 8 (Saturday): Spring Commencement at 2:00 p.m.
  • May 10 (Monday): Final spring grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • May 10 (Monday): Faculty Academic Assessment Day
  • May 31 (Monday): May diplomas conferred
  • June 18 (Friday): Spring grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade

Summer 2021

  • May 1 (Friday): May Term classes registration/ payment due
  • May 19 (Wednesday): May/Summer Term begins
  • May 21 (Friday): Last day to drop a May Term class
  • May 21 (Friday): Summer classes registration/payment due
  • May 31 (Monday): Memorial Day (college closed)
  • June 1 (Tuesday): Last Day to Apply for August graduation
  • June 9 (Wednesday): May Term ends
  • June 9 (Wednesday): Census Day
  • June 11 (Friday): May Term final grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • August 17 (Tuesday): Summer classes end
  • August 20 (Friday): Final summer grades due, 5:00 p.m.
  • August 31 (Tuesday): August degree conferral
  • October 1 (Friday): Summer grades of Incomplete (I) convert to original grade