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Important dates to know before the start of Fall 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020: Online orientation begins

Monday, August 24, 2020: Online add/drop period begins

Monday, August 24, 2020 - Saturday, August 29, 2020: Fall faculty week

Sunday, August 30: Resident Hall opens

Monday, August 31: Online orientation ends

Looking for previous academic calendars? See here.

2019-2020 Academic Year Hide

Fall 2019

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Design Strategy Program begins

  • Saturday, August 24, 2019

    Residence halls open

  • Monday, August 26, 2019
    — Saturday, August 31, 2019

    Orientation/Registration and Fall faculty week

  • Friday, August 30, 2019

    Online add/drop period begins

  • Monday, September 02, 2019

    Labor Day - legal holiday

  • Tuesday, September 03, 2019

    Fall term begins

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    Fall 2019 health insurance waiver period ends

  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    Online add/drop period ends

  • Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    First day to withdraw from classes

  • Monday, October 07, 2019

    Mid-term progress reports begin

  • Friday, October 18, 2019

    Mid-term progress reports end

  • Monday, November 04, 2019

    Registration begins for continuing students for Spring 2020

  • Friday, November 08, 2019

    Last day to withdraw from classes

  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    Registration ends for continuing students for Spring 2020

  • Thursday, November 28, 2019

    Thanksgiving - legal holiday

  • Friday, November 29, 2019

    Academic and Administrative holiday

  • Sunday, December 01, 2019

    Payment deadline for new and continuing students for Spring 2020

  • Friday, December 13, 2019

    Fall term ends

  • Saturday, December 14, 2019

    Residence halls close

  • Friday, December 20, 2019

    Fall term grades due

Spring 2020

  • Monday, January 13, 2020

    Residence halls/apartments open

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    — Friday, January 17, 2020

    New Student Orientation

  • Thursday, January 16, 2020

    Design Strategy Program begins

  • Friday, January 17, 2020

    Online add/drop period begins 7am

  • Monday, January 20, 2020

    Martin Luther King, Jr Day - legal holiday

  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020

    Spring term begins

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    Online add/drop period ends

  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    Spring 2020 health insurance waiver period ends

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2020

    First day to withdraw from classes

  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020
    — Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Summer 2020 Study Abroad Registration Begins

  • Monday, February 24, 2020

    Mid-term evaluation period begins

  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Summer 2020 Online Registration Begins

  • Friday, March 06, 2020

    Mid-term evaluation period ends

  • Friday, March 13, 2020

    Mid-term (Interim) Grades Due

  • Monday, March 23, 2020
    — Saturday, March 28, 2020

    Spring break - no classes

  • Sunday, March 29, 2020

    Summer 2020 Online Registration Ends

  • Monday, March 30, 2020

    Registration begins for continuing students for Fall 2020

  • Monday, March 30, 2020
    — Saturday, May 16, 2020

    Registration for continuing students for Summer and Fall 2020

  • Friday, April 03, 2020

    Last day to withdraw from classes

  • Friday, May 08, 2020

    Spring term ends

  • Saturday, May 09, 2020

    Residence halls/apartments close

  • Monday, May 11, 2020
    — Saturday, May 16, 2020

    Spring faculty week

Summer 2020

  • Friday, May 15, 2020

    Last Day of Summer and Fall 20 online registration for continuing students

  • Friday, May 15, 2020

    Spring term grades due

  • Saturday, May 16, 2020

    Commencement

  • Monday, May 18, 2020
    — Thursday, May 21, 2020

    No Grades Accessible in Workday-Processing Spring 2020 Pass/No Credit Requests

  • Thursday, May 21, 2020
    — Saturday, May 23, 2020

    Observed Memorial Day Holiday

  • Monday, May 25, 2020

    Memorial Day Holiday

  • Monday, June 01, 2020

    First Day of Online Summer Session

    Check your schedule on Workday for exact days as the start date of some classes may vary.

  • Monday, June 08, 2020

    First Day of MFA Comics Program Session 1

  • Friday, July 03, 2020

    Observed July 4th Holiday

  • Monday, July 06, 2020

    Observed July 4th Holiday

  • Friday, July 10, 2020

    Last Day of MFA Comics Program Session 1

  • Monday, July 13, 2020

    First Day of MFA Comics Program Session 2

  • Monday, August 03, 2020

    Fall 2020 Online Orientation begins

  • Friday, August 14, 2020

    Last Day of Online Summer Session & MFA Comics Program Session 2

    Check your schedule on Workday for exact days as the start date of some classes may vary.

  • Saturday, August 15, 2020

    Payment deadline for new and continuing students for Fall 2020

  • Friday, August 21, 2020

    Summer term grades due

  • Monday, August 24, 2020

    Online add/drop period begins

  • Monday, August 24, 2020
    — Saturday, August 29, 2020

    Fall Faculty week

2020-2021 Academic Year Hide

Fall 2020

  • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    Design Strategy Program begins

  • Sunday, August 30, 2020

    Residence halls open

  • Monday, August 31, 2020
    — Tuesday, September 01, 2020

    Fall 2020 Online Orientation ends

  • Wednesday, September 02, 2020

    Fall 2020 Semester Begins

  • Monday, September 07, 2020

    Labor Day - Observed Holiday

  • Wednesday, September 09, 2020

    Fall 2020 health insurance waiver period ends

  • Thursday, September 10, 2020

    First day to withdraw from classes

  • Friday, September 11, 2020

    Online add/drop period ends by 11 pm

  • Monday, October 05, 2020

    Mid-term progress reports begin

  • Friday, October 16, 2020

    Mid-term progress reports end

  • Monday, November 02, 2020

    Registration begins for continuing students for Spring 2021

  • Friday, November 06, 2020

    Last day to withdraw from classes

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2020

    Registration ends for continuing students for Spring 2021

  • Thursday, November 26, 2020

    Thanksgiving - Observed Holiday

  • Friday, November 27, 2020

    Academic/Administrative Holiday

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2020

    Payment deadline for new and continuing students for Spring 2021

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020

    Fall term ends

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2020

    Fall term grades due

Spring 2021

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021

    Spring term begins

  • Monday, March 22, 2021
    — Sunday, March 28, 2021

    Spring break - no classes

  • Sunday, May 09, 2021

    Spring term ends

Summer 2021

  • Saturday, May 15, 2021

    Commencement