Fall Semester Updates

As announced by President Quillen on June 18, we will reconvene as a residential campus in August with the first day of classes on August 20.

Fall Semester 2020 (Revised July 13, 2020)

Printable 2020-21 Academic Calendar (PDF).

 
Aug. 6
7 a.m.

Banner Self-Service Add/Drop for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Only 

Aug. 11
5 p.m.

Add/Drop for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Ends 

Aug. 13 & 15, 9 a.m. - noon, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Aug. 16 - 19 (times TBD)

Aug. 16–19

First-Year Move-In (time slots assigned by RLO)

Continuing Student Move-In (time slots assigned by RLO)

Orientation

Aug. 17
7 a.m. to midnight

Banner Self-Service Add/Drop for New Students Only 

Aug. 18
Opens 7 a.m.

Banner Self-Service Add/Drop for Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Only 

Aug. 20
8:15 a.m.
Classes Begin
Aug. 20, 7 a.m.–
Aug. 26, 5 p.m.

Regular Add/Drop Available to all Students on Banner Self-Service 

Aug. 26
5 p.m.

Add/Drop Ends on Banner Self-Service 

Aug. 27–Sep. 2
5 p.m.

Late Add/Drop ($20 late fee) 
Professor Permission Required to Add. 
Drops Not Permitted After September 2. 

Sep. 2

Dept. Chairs Review Posted Spring Schedule for Changes 

Sep. 21–Oct. 2

Department Chairs Review Major Requirements in Degree Works for Senior Majors 

Oct. 7

Faculty Textbook Information Due to Bookstore  

Oct. 7–27

Student-Adviser Conferences (seniors should check Degree Works to make sure
they are on track to graduate)

Oct. 7, 7 a.m.–
Oct. 27, 5 p.m.

Students Submit Course Preferences on WebTree 

Oct. 27
5 p.m.
WebTree Closes 
Oct. 30
5 p.m.
Student Schedules Available on Banner Self-Service 
Nov. 1

December Graduation Application Due 

Nov. 2, 7 a.m.–
Nov. 6, 5 p.m.

Banner Self-Service Add/Drop 

Nov. 6
5 p.m.

Add/Drop Ends 

Nov. 15

Authorization for Transfer Course Form Due for Spring 

Nov. 20

Fall Semester Classes End (Classes Nov 19-20 at professor’s option) 

Nov. 23, 24, 30 Reading Days (Thanksgiving Nov 25-27)
Dec. 8

Request to Department Chairs for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Class Schedules 

Dec. 1 Dec. 8

Final Exams, Finish Projects and Papers

Jan. 4, 2021
10 a.m.

Fall Semester Grades Due 

Preliminary Due: Jan. 25
Final Due: Feb. 1

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Course Schedules Due 

Spring Semester 2021

 
Jan. 5
7 a.m.

Banner Self-Service Add/Drop Opens

Jan. 11
8:05 a.m.

Class Begin 

Jan. 11, 7 a.m.–
Jan. 15, 5 p.m.

Regular Add/Drop Available to All Students on Banner Self-Service 

Jan. 15
5 p.m.

Regular Add/Drop on Banner Self-Service Ends

Jan. 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (College holiday) 

Jan. 19–22

Late Add/Drop (in Registrar’s Office only & $20 late fee) 
Professor permission required to add. 
Drops not permitted after January 225 p.m.

Preliminary Due: Jan. 25
Final Due: Feb. 1
Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Course Schedules Due
Feb. 26
4:20 p.m.

Spring Break Begins 

March 8
8:05 a.m.

Classes Resume 

March 12
5 p.m.

Pass/Fail Forms for Seniors Due (Deadline is Final) 

March 17

Faculty Textbook Information Due to Bookstore

March 17–April 2

Student-Adviser Conferences

March 17, 7 a.m.–
April 2, 5 p.m.

Students Submit Course Preferences on WebTree 

April 2
4:20 p.m.

Easter Break Begins 

April 7
8:05 a.m.

Classes Resume 

April 22
11:15 a.m.
(12:15 p.m.-only classes cancelled) 

Spring Convocation (cancelled)

May 1
5 p.m.

Authorization for Transfer Credit Form for Summer and Fall Courses Due

May 4

Spring Semester Classes End
(Classes April 29–May 4 at professor’s option) 

May 5

Verna Miller Case Research & Creative Works Symposium

May 6 Reading Day

May 7, 8:40 a.m.–
May 10, 5:15 p.m. 

Examination Period – Seniors (7 sessions)

May 7, 8:40 a.m.–
May 12, 5:15 p.m. 

Examination Period – Others (11 sessions) 

May 12
10 a.m.

Grades Due – Graduating Seniors 

May 15
4:30 p.m.

Baccalaureate Service

May 16
10 a.m.

Commencement

May 18
10 a.m.

Grades Due – Students Not Graduating

Aug. 9

Deadline to Remove Incompletes