2019-20 Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students affected.

Fall 2019

Import Regular Session Calendar

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 12 - Tuesday, September 10

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 23

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Friday, August 23 - Saturday, August 24

  • Arrival Day - Returning Students 1,3

    Saturday, August 24 - Sunday, August 25

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, August 25

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, August 26

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Saturday, August 31 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Sunday, September 1 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Sunday, September 1

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Monday, September 2

  • Labor Day - No Classes

    Monday, September 2

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, September 23 - Sunday, October 13

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, November 15 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Friday, November 15

  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes

    Sunday, November 24 - Saturday, November 30

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, December 13 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, December 13

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, December 14 - Sunday, December 15

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, December 16 - Friday, December 20

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 21

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 12 - Tuesday, September 10

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 16

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, August 25

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, August 26

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, August 28 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, August 29 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, August 29

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, August 30

  • Labor Day - No Classes

    Monday, September 2

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, October 1 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, October 11

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 21

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, August 12 - Tuesday, September 10

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, August 16

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, October 20

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, October 21

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, October 23 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, October 24 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, October 24

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, October 25

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, September 23 - Sunday, October 13

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, November 27 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes

    Sunday, November 24 - Saturday, November 30

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, December 13 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, December 13

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, December 14 - Sunday, December 15

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, December 16 - Friday, December 20

  • Commencement 3

    Saturday, December 21

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

Spring 2020

Import Regular Session Calendar

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Thursday, January 2 - Monday, January 27

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 10

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1,3

    Saturday, January 11

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, January 12

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, January 13

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Saturday, January 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Sunday, January 19 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Sunday, January 19

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Monday, January 20

  • Martin Luther King Day - No Classes

    Monday, January 20

  • Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period

    Monday, February 17 - Sunday, March 8

  • Spring Break - No Classes

    Sunday, March 8 - Saturday, March 14

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, April 10 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Friday, April 10

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, May 1 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, May 1

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, May 2 - Sunday, May 3

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, May 4 - Friday, May 8

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Wednesday, January 2 - Monday, January 27

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 10

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, January 12

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, January 13

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, January 15 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, January 16 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, January 16

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, January 17

  • Martin Luther King Day - No Classes

    Monday, January 20

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, February 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, February 28

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Thursday, January 2 - Monday, January 27

  • Leave of Absence - Deadline

    Friday, January 10

  • Spring Break - No Classes

    Sunday, March 8 - Saturday, March 14

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, March 15

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, March 16

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, March 19 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, March 19

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, March 20

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, April 22 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, May 1 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, May 1

  • Study Days 3

    Saturday, May 2 - Sunday, May 3

  • Final Exams 3

    Monday, May 4 - Friday, May 8

  • Commencement 3

    Friday, May 8 - Sunday, May 10

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.

Summer 2020

Import Calendar

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 10

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 10

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 11 - Friday, June 19

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 11

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, May 12 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, May 13 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Wednesday, May 13

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Thursday, May 14

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 25

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Tuesday, June 2 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Monday, June 8 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Monday, June 8

  • Study Days

    Tuesday, June 9

  • Final Exams

    Wednesday, June 10

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 3

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 15

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 17

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 17

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 11 - Friday, June 19

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 18

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Wednesday, May 20 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Thursday, May 21 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Thursday, May 21

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Friday, May 22

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 25

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Thursday, June 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Friday, June 26 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Friday, June 26

  • Study Days

    Saturday, June 27 - Sunday, June 28

  • Final Exams

    Monday, June 29

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 3

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 15

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Monday, June 29

  • Registration - Deadline

    Tuesday, June 30

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 11 - Friday, June 19

  • Classes Begin

    Wednesday, July 1

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, July 3 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Saturday, July 4 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Saturday, July 4

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Sunday, July 5

  • Independence Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, July 6

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Monday, August 3 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 3

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Wednesday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Wednesday, August 12

  • Study Days

    Thursday, August 13

  • Final Exams

    Friday, August 14

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 15

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.

  • Intent to Graduate - Activation Period

    Monday, May 11 - Friday, June 19

  • Arrival Day - New Students 1

    Sunday, May 17

  • Registration - Deadline

    Sunday, May 17

  • Classes Begin

    Monday, May 18

  • Regular Drop - Deadline 2

    Friday, May 22 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Regular Add - Deadline 2

    Saturday, May 23 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Late Drop Begins 2

    Saturday, May 23

  • Late Registration Begins 2

    Sunday, May 24

  • Memorial Day Holiday - No Classes

    Monday, May 25

  • Independence Day Holiday - No Classes

    Thursday, July 6

  • Late Drop - Deadline 2

    Saturday, July 25 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)

  • Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students)

    Monday, August 3

  • Withdrawal - Deadline

    Wednesday, August 12 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

  • Classes End

    Wednesday, August 12

  • Study Days

    Thursday, August 13

  • Final Exams

    Friday, August 14

  • Commencement

    Saturday, August 15

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.