2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

2020-2021 Online and Professional Studies Calendars



Fall Semester 2020

Session 1

August      
  12   Semester Payment Due Date
  31   Classes Begin - Session 1 and Session 3
September      
  7   Labor Day Holiday (no classes)
  8   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit - Session 1 and Session 3
  14   Last Day to Drop a Class with a Refund - Session 1 and Session 3
  28   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 1
October      
  25   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

October      
  26   Classes Begin - Session 2
  28   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Fall 2020 Commencement Participation
  30   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 3
November      
  2   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit - Session 2
  9   Last Day to Drop a Class with a Refund - Session 2
  16   Graduation Application Deadline for Spring 2021 posting date
  23   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 2
  24-29   Offices Closed at 12:00 noon on 24th
  26-27   Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)
  28   Classes Resume
  30   Offices Open
December      
  1-3   Combined Commencement Exercises for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2020 - revised 7/16/20 due to COVID-19
  20   Semester Closes - Session 2 and Session 3
  22   Offices Closed (December 22 - January 1)

Spring Semester 2021

Session 1

January      
  4   Offices Open
  4   Classes Begin - Session 1 and Session 3
  6   Semester Payment Due Date
  11   Last Day to Add a Class for Credit - Session 1 and Session 3
  18   Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  19   Last Day to Drop a Class with a Refund - Session 1 and Session 3
February      
  1   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 1
  28   Session 1 Closes

Session 2

March      
  1   Classes Begin - Session 2
  5   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 3
  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 a Refund - Session 2
  16   Dissertation Defense Deadline for Spring 2021 Commencement Participation
  29   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 2
April      
  2   Good Friday Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  3-5   Easter Observance (classes in session, offices closed)
  6   Offices Open
  25   Semester Closes - Session 2 and Session 3
  27-29   Commencement Exercises (tentative)

Summer Semester 2021

Session 1

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

Session 2

June      
  28   Classes Begin - Session 2
July      
  2   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 3
  5   Independence Day Holiday (no classes, offices closed)
  6   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 a Refund - Session 2
  15   Graduation Application Deadline for Fall 2021 posting date
  26   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class with a “W” (no refund) - Session 2
August      
  18-19   Commencement Exercises (tentative)
  22   Semester Closes - Session 2 and Session 3