Academic Calendar

Please use the tabs below to view the latest academic schedules. You can also view semester schedules in the latest catalogs.

NOTE: all dates are subject to change through appropriate processes.

University College
Fall 2019 Semester
New Students Orientation August 19-20
Classes Begin August 21
Last Day to Register, Add Courses, Withdraw/Refund August 28
Labor Day (no classes) September 2
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" September 18
Mid-Term Break (no classes) October 10-11
Registration Begins for Spring Semester October 21
Last Day to Voluntarily Withdraw from a Course November 15
Thanksgiving Break (no classes) November 25-29
Last Day of Classes December 13
December Commencement December 14
Spring 2020 Semester
New Students Orientation January 6-7
Classes Begin January 8
Last Day to Register, Add Courses, Withdraw/Refund January 14
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes) January 20
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with "W" February 5
Mid-Term Break February 27-28
Registration Begins for Summer and Fall Semester March 9
Last Day to Voluntarily Withdraw from a Course April 3
Spring Break April 6-10
Last Day of Classes May 1
May Commencement May 2
Summer Sessions 2020
Summer Session 1 (May-mester)
Classes Begin May 4
Last Day to Register, Add Courses, Withdraw/Refund May 7
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with "W" May 7
Last Day to Voluntarily Withdraw from a Course May 19
Last Day of Classes May 22
Summer Session 2 (delivered online)
Classes Begin June 8
Last Day to Register, Add Courses, Withdraw/Refund June 10
Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with "W" June 17
Last Day to Voluntarily Withdraw from a Course July 9
Last Day of Classes July 17
College of Graduate Studies and Professional Studies
Fall 2019 Session 1 (August 19-October 13)
Preview Week for Fall Session 1 August 19-25
Courses Continue August 26
Labor Day Holiday September 2
Last Day to Add/Drop Course without Notation August 27
Last Day to Withdraw from Course September 20
Courses End October 13
Final Grades Due October 18
Fall 2019 Session 2 (October 13-December 15)
Preview Week for Fall Session 2 October 14-20
Courses Continue October 21
Last Day to Add/Drop Course without Notation October 22
Last Day to Withdraw from Course November 15
Thanksgiving Break November 25 – December 1
Courses End December 15
Final Grades Due December 20, 12:00 p.m.
Christmas Break December 16 – January 12
Spring 2020 Session 1 (January 6-March 1)
Preview Week for Spring Session 1 January 6-12
Courses Continue January 13
Last Day to Add/Drop Course without Notation January 15
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday January 20
Last Day to Withdraw from Course February 7
Courses End March 1
Final Grades Due March 6
Spring 2020 Session 2 (March 2-May 3)
Preview Week for Spring Session 2 March2-8
Courses Continue March 9
Last Day to Add/Drop Course without Notation March 11
Last Day to Withdraw from Course April 3
Good Friday April 10
Courses End April 26
Final Grades Due May 1
Spring Commencement May 2
Summer 2020 Session 1 (May 4-June 28)
Preview Week for Summer Session 1 May 4-10
CGPS All Faculty/Staff Meeting May 13
Courses Continue May 11
Last Day to Add/Drop Course without Notation May 13
Memorial Day Holiday May 25
Last Day to Withdraw from Course June 5
Courses End June 28
Final Grades Due July 3
Summer 2020 Session 2 (June 29-August 23)
Preview Week for Summer Session 2 June 29-July 5
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Courses Continue July 6
Last Day to Add/Drop Course Without Notation July 8
Last Day to Withdraw from Course July 31
Courses End August 23
Final Grades Due August 28