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 Thursday, January 21, 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
Spring Break Monday, March 1 - Tuesday March 2
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*  

Summer 2021 Calendar

Summer Session I Classes Begin

Monday, May 17

Session I Add Ends

Tuesday, May 18

Session I Drop and Pass/Fail End

Friday, May 21

Memorial Day Holiday/No Classes

Monday, May 31

Session I Withdraw Period Ends

Friday, June 4

Session I Classes End

Friday, June 18

Session I Final Exams

Saturday, June 19

Session I Final Grades Due

Monday, June 21 at NOON

Summer Session II Begins

Wednesday, June 23

Session II Add Ends

Thursday, June 24

Session II Drop and Pass/Fail Ends

Tuesday, June 29

Independence Day Holiday/No Classes

Monday, July 5

Session II Withdraw Period Ends

Tuesday, July 13

Session II Classes End

Tuesday, July 27

Session II Final Exams

Wednesday, July 28

Session II Final Grades Due

Friday, July 30 at NOON

Full Session Final Grades Due

Friday, August 6 at 5 p.m.