Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Academic Calendar



2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020

March 1 - Priority Application Date for Admission
August 1 - Application Deadline for Admission
August 17 - Faculty Meetings
August 17-18 - Student Registration
August 19-20 - Student Orientation and Registration
August 21 - Student Registration
August 22 - Classes begin
August 24-26 - Change of Schedule and Late Registration
September 7 - Labor Day - No classes
September 28 - Deadline for December graduates to file for graduation
October 5 - Deadline for May graduates to file for graduation
mid-October - Spring 2021 Schedule of Classes available online
November 24 - Thanksgiving Holidays begin 10:00 p.m.
November 30 - Classes resume
December 4 - Last day of classes
December 5 - Final examinations begin
December 12 - Commencement

Spring Semester 2021

November 1, 2020 - Priority Application Date for Admission
December 1, 2020 - Application Deadline for Admission
January 4-6 - Student Registration
January 7 - Student Orientation and Registration
January 8 - Student Registration
January 11 - Classes begin
January 11-13 - Change of Schedule and Late Registration
January 18 - Martin Luther King’s Birthday observed - No classes
February 15 - Final Deadline for May graduates to file for graduation
March 13 - Spring Break begins 5:00 p.m. (March 15-20)
March 22 - Classes resume
mid-March - Summer and Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes available online
March 31 - Holiday Break begins 10:00 p.m.
April 5 - Classes resume
April 23 - Last day of classes
April 24 - Final examinations begin
May 1 - Commencement

(Last updated 10/21/2020, Spring Break cancelled, end term one week earlier.)

Summer Session 2021

First Term (June 1 - July 1)

May 1 - Application Deadline for Admission
May 27 - Student Orientation and Registration
May 28 - Registration
May 31 - Memorial Day Holiday - University Closed
June 1 - Classes begin
June 28 - Deadline for August graduates to file for graduation
July 1 - Final examinations

Second Term (July 5 - August 5)

June 1 - Application Deadline for Admission
July 1 - Student Orientation and Registration
July 2 - Registration
July 5 - Classes begin
August 5 - Final examinations

**There is no late registration or change in schedule during the summer.

2021-2022

Fall Semester 2021

March 1 - Priority Application Date for Admission
August 1 - Application Deadline for Admission
August 16 - Faculty Meetings
August 16-17 - Student Registration
August 18-19 - Student Orientation and Registration
August 20-22 - Student Registration
August 23 - Classes begin
August 23-26 - Change of Schedule and Late Registration
September 6 - Labor Day - No classes
September 27 - Deadline for December graduates to file for graduation
October 4 - Deadline for May graduates to file for graduation
mid-October - Spring 2022 Schedule of Classes available online
November 23 - Thanksgiving Holidays begin 10:00 p.m.
November 29 - Classes resume
December 3 - Last day of classes
December 4 - Final examinations begin
December 11 - Commencement

Spring Semester 2022

November 1, 2021 - Priority Application Date for Admission
December 1, 2021 - Application Deadline for Admission
January 3-5 - Student Registration
January 6 - Student Orientation and Registration
January 7-9 - Student Registration
January 10 - Classes begin
January 10-13 - Change of Schedule and Late Registration
January 17 - Martin Luther King’s Birthday observed - No classes
February 14 - Final Deadline for May graduates to file for graduation
mid-March   Summer and Fall 2022 Schedule of Classes available online
March 12 - Spring Break begins 5:00 p.m. (March 14-19)
March 21 - Classes resume
April 13 - Holiday Break begins 10:00 p.m.
April 18 - Classes resume
April 29 - Last day of classes
April 30 - Final examinations begin
May 7 - Commencement

Summer Session 2022

First Term (May 31 - June 30)

May 1 - Application Deadline for Admission
May 26 - Student Orientation and Registration
May 27-30 - Registration
May 30 - Memorial Day Holiday - University Closed
May 31 - Classes begin
June 27 - Deadline for August graduates to file for graduation
June 30 - Final examinations

Second Term (July 5 - August 4)

June 1 - Application Deadline for Admission
June 27 - Deadline for August graduates to file for graduation
June 30 - Student Orientation and Registration
July 1-4 - Registration
July 4 - Independence Day Holiday
July 5 - Classes begin
August 4 - Final examinations