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Academic Calendar

Fall Term, 2020

Opening Faculty Meeting August 19, Wednesday
Orientation for New Students August 20-25, Thursday-Tuesday
Opening Convocation August 22, Saturday
Classes Begin August 26, Wednesday
Drop/Add Period Ends September 1, Tuesday
Enrollment Clearance Ends September 1, Tuesday
Extended Drop Period Begins September 2, Wednesday
Pass/Fail Option Ends October 30, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
Extended Drop Period Ends September 15, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.
Withdraw Period Begins September 16, Wednesday
Last Day to Remove Conditional Grades September 23, Wednesday
End of First Seven Weeks October 14, Wednesday
Mid-Term Grades Due October 16, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
Fall Recess – No travel * October 21, Wednesday
Classes Resume October 22, Thursday
Spring 2021 Registration Begins October 28, Wednesday
Withdraw Period/Pass Fail Option Ends October 30, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving Recess Begins-Students Return Home November 24, Tuesday, 10:00 p.m.
Classes Resume Remotely November 30, Monday
Classes End December 4, Friday, 10:00 p.m.
Reading Days December 5-6, Saturday-Sunday
Final Examinations December 7-11, Monday-Friday
End of Fall Semester December 11, Friday
Final Grades Due December 14, Monday, 9:00 a.m.

Spring Term, 2021 Revised Calendar 

Spring 2021 Revised Calendar
Orientation for New Students Begins Saturday, January 23, 2021
Classes Begin Wednesday, January 27
Enrollment Clearance Ends Tuesday, February 2, 5:00 p.m. 
Last Day to Add a Class Tuesday, February 2, 5:00 p.m.
Extended Drop Period Begins Wednesday, February 3
Pass/Fail Period Ends Tuesday, February 16, 5:00 p.m.
Extended Drop Period Ends Tuesday, February 16, 5:00 p.m.
Withdraw Period Begins Wednesday, February 17
Last Day to Remove Conditional Grade Tuesday, February 23
End of 1st Seven Weeks Tuesday, March 16
Mid-Term Grades Due Thursday, March 18
Spring/Easter Recess Begins Wednesday, March 31, 10:00 p.m.
Spring/Easter Recess Ends Monday, April 5, 8:00 a.m.
Pre-Registration Opens Wednesday, April 7
Withdraw Period Ends Friday, April 9, 5:00 p.m.
Awards Convocation/Rhodes Symposium Friday, April 30 
*Formal Academic Occasion*  
Classes End Friday, April 30, 10:00 p.m.
Final Examinations Begin Monday, May 3
Reading Day Thursday, May 6
Final Examinations/End of Semester Saturday, May 8 
Final Grades Due Monday, May 10, 9:00 a.m.
Baccalaureate  Friday, May 14
*Formal Academic Occasion*  
Commencement Saturday, May 15
*Formal Academic Occasion*  

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