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Academic Calendar -

Fall 2020

Note: Review the Short, Internet and Outreach Class Schedules to determine the unique drop/add and refund deadlines for these courses. Additional deadlines apply to graduate students. See the Graduate College Academic Calendar

August 3-14

Fall pre-session (two weeks)


Tuesday, August 11
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for fall pre-session classes


Friday, August 14
Final enrollment date - late fee assessed after this date


Monday, August 17
Class work begins


Monday, August 24
100% Refund, Nonrestrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)


Friday, August 28
Partial Refund, Restrictive Drop/Add Deadline (details)


Monday, September 7
University Holiday


Friday, September 11

Excessive absence alerts due from instructors (details)


Tuesday, September 22
Instructors may begin submitting six week grades


Wednesday, September 30 (noon)
Six week grades due by noon from faculty


Tuesday, October 6
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for first eight week classes


Monday, November 2
Deadline to file graduation application (for name to appear in the fall commencement program)


Friday, November 6
W Drop/Withdrawal Deadline (details)


Friday, November 20
Assigned W or F Drop/Withdrawal Deadline (details)


Monday-Wednesday, November 23-25
Students’ Fall Break (No Classes)


Thursday-Friday, November 26-27
University Holiday


Monday-Friday, November 30-December 4
Pre-Finals Week (Online Delivery of Course Content)


Tuesday, December 1
Instructors may begin submitting final grades for all fall classes


Friday, December 4
Class work ends


Monday-Friday, December 7-11
Finals Week (Online Delivery of Examinations)


Friday, December 11
Graduate Commencement


Saturday, December 12
Undergraduate Commencement


Wednesday, December 16 (noon)
Final grades due by noon electronically from faculty


- Grade reports are compiled shortly after the end of the semester and are made available electronically to the student, the student's advisor and the student's dean.


Friday, December 18

Final grades for all fall courses available on official transcripts


Thursday, December 24, 2020 - Friday, January 1, 2021
University Holiday


A University Holiday falls within the semester. If the scheduled classes do not meet, additional class time or assignments may make up the difference.

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