2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

2020-2021 Traditional Calendars



Fall Semester 2020

Traditional Semester

August      
  12   Semester Payment Due Date
  24   Classes Begin*
  31   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
September      
  7   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
  7   Last Day to Turn in Credit/No Credit Request
October      
  28   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2020 Commencement Participation
  30   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*
November      
  16   Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
  24   Traditional Semester Closes
  24-27   Thanksgiving Holiday (offices closed at 12:00 noon)
  30   Offices Open
December      
  1-3   Combined Commencement Exercises for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 - revised 7/16/20 due to COVID-19
  22   Offices Closed (December 22 - January 1)

Session 1

August      
  12   Semester Payment Due Date
  31   Classes Begin* - Session 1
September      
  8   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 1
  14   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 1
  28   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 1
October      
  24   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

October      
  26   Classes Begins* - Session 2
  28   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2020 Commencement Participation
November      
  2   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 2
  9   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 2
  16   Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
  23   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 2
  26-27   Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes, offices closed at 12:00 noon on the 24th)
  30   Classes Resume, Offices Open
December      
  1-3   Combined Commencement Exercises for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 - revised 7/16/20 due to COVID-19
  19   Session 2 Closes

*For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates. For Online and Professional Studies semester dates, please refer to the Online and Professional Studies Calendar.

Spring Semester 2021

Traditional Semester

January      
  4   Offices Open
  6   Semester Payment Due Date
  11   Classes Begin*
  18   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  19   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
  25   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
March      
  8-12   Spring Break (no classes)
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021 posting date
  16   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2021 Commencement Participation
  19   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*
April      
  2   Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  3-5   Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00pm on the 5th, offices closed)
  6   Offices Open
  24   Traditional Semester Closes
  27-29   Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Session 1

January      
  4   Classes Begin* - Session 1
  6   Semester Payment Due Date
  11   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 1
  18   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  19   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 1
February      
  1   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 1
  27   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

March      
  1   Classes Begin* - Session 2
  8   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 2
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Summer 2021 posting date
  15   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 2
  16   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2021 Commencement Participation
  29   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 2
April      
  2   Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  3-5   Easter Observance (classes resume at 4:00pm on the 5th, offices closed)
  6   Offices Open
  24   Session 2 Closes
  27-29   Commencement Exercises (tentative)

*For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates. For Online and Professional Studies semester dates, please refer to the Online and Professional Studies Calendar.

Summer Semester 2021

Traditional Semester

May      
  3   Semester Payment Due Date
  10   Classes Begin*
  17   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit*
  24   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund*
  31   Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
July      
  5   Independence Day Holiday Observance (no classes, offices closed)
  7   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2021 Commencement Participation
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
  16   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)*
August      
  13   Traditional Semester Closes
  18-19   Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Session 1

May      
  3   Semester Payment Due Date
  3   Classes Begin* - Session 1
  10   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 1
  17   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 1
  31   Memorial Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
June      
  1   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 1
  26   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

June      
  28   Classes Begin* - Session 2
July      
  2   Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  5   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit* - Session 2
  7   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Summer 2021 Commencement Participation
  12   Last Day to Drop a Class with Refund* - Session 2
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
  26   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with “W” (no refund)* - Session 2
August      
  18-19   Commencement Exercises (tentative)
21 Session 2 Closes

*For courses with alternate begin and end dates, please see InsideCBU for alternate add, drop and withdraw dates. For Online and Professional Studies semester dates, please refer to the Online and Professional Studies Calendar.