Academic Calendar

 

Fall Semester, 2019

Opening Faculty Meeting

August 14, Wednesday

Orientation for New Students

August 15-20, Thursday-Tuesday

*Opening Convocation

August 16, Friday

Classes Begin

August 21, Wednesday

Drop/Add Period Ends

August 27, Tuesday

**Enrollment Clearance Ends

August 27, Tuesday

Extended Drop Period Begins

August 28, Wednesday

Labor Day Recess

September 2, Monday

Pass/Fail Option Ends

September 11, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Extended Drop Period Ends

September 11, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Withdraw Period Begins

September 12, Thursday

Last Day to Remove Conditional Grades

September 18, Wednesday

End of First Seven Weeks Classes

October 9, Wednesday

Mid-Term Grades Due

October 11, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Fall Recess Begins

October 11, Friday, 10:00 p.m.

Classes Resume

October 16, Wednesday

Spring 2020 Registration Begins

October 23, Wednesday

Withdraw Period Ends

October 25, Friday, 5:00 p.m. 

Thanksgiving Recess Begins

November 26, Tuesday, 10:00 p.m.

Classes Resume

December 2, Monday

Classes End

December 4, Wednesday, 10:00 p.m.

Reading Day

December 5, Thursday

Final Examinations

December 6-11, Friday-Wednesday

End of Fall Semester

December 11, Wednesday

Final Grades Due

December 13, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Spring Semester, 2020

Classes Begin

January 15, Wednesday

Drop/Add Period Ends

January 22, Wednesday; 5:00 p.m.

**Enrollment Clearance Deadline

January 22, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Extended Drop Period Begins

January 23, Thursday

Martin Luther King Day Observance

January 20, Monday

Pass/Fail Option Ends

February 5, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Extended Drop Period Ends

February 5, Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.

Withdraw Period Begins

February 6, Thursday

Last Day to Remove Conditional Grades

February 12, Wednesday

End of First Seven Weeks Classes

March 4, Wednesday

Mid-Term Grades Due

March 6, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

Spring Recess Begins

March 6, Friday, 10:00 p.m.

Classes Resume

March 16, Monday

Fall 2020 Registration Begins

March 25, Wednesday

Withdraw Period Ends

March 27, Friday

Easter Recess Begins

April 8, Wednesday, 10:00 p.m.

Classes Resume

April 13, Monday

Rhodes Symposium

May 1, Friday

*Awards Convocation

May 1, Friday, 9:00 a.m.

Reading Days

May 2, Saturday and May 7, Thursday

Final Examinations

May 4 - May 9, Monday-Saturday

End of Spring Semester

May 9, Saturday

Final Grades Due

May 11, Monday, 9:00 a.m.

*Baccalaureate Service

May 15, Friday, 3:30 p.m.

*Commencement

May 16, Saturday, 8:30 a.m.

 

Summer Term, 2020 

Session I Begins

May 18, Monday

Session I Add Ends

May 19, Tuesday

Session I Drop and Pass/Fail Ends

May 22, Friday

Memorial Day Holiday, No Classes

May 25, Monday

Session I Withdraw Period Ends

June 5, Friday

Session I Last Day of Classes

June 19, Friday

Session I Final Exams

June 20, Saturday

Session I Final Grades Due

June 22, Monday, Noon

Session II Begins

June 24, Wednesday

Session II Add Ends

June 25, Thursday

Session II Drop and Pass/Fail Ends

June 30, Tuesday

Independence Day Holiday, No Classes

July 3, Friday

Session II Withdraw Ends

July 14, Tuesday

Session II Classes End

July 28, Tuesday

Session II Final Exams

July 29, Wednesday

Session II Final Grades Due

July 31, Friday, Noon

Full Session Final Grades Due

August 7, Friday, 5:00 p.m.

* Formal Academic Occasion
**Required of all students