Academic Calendar

2020-2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Please Note: Every Monday and Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. during both semesters are reserved for Faculty Meetings, Academic Departmental Meetings, Faculty Shared Governance Committee Meetings, and Faculty Senate.
This calendar approved at the November 27, 2017, Faculty Meeting.

Fall 2020 SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

August

29

Sat

New students arrive; orientation begins.

Fall Convocation Ceremony 1 p.m.

August

30

Sun

Returning students arrive.

August

31

Mon

Day, evening, OL, and OL-1 classes begin; add/drop and late registration period begins; (Refer to SPS calendar for SPS course start dates.)

Tuition refund policy in effect.

 

 

 

Faculty meeting (if requested).

September

4

Fri

Last day for incomplete grades for Summer II to be changed and posted in the Registrar’s Office.

September

7

Mon

Labor Day; offices closed, no classes.

September

8

Tue

Last day for add and late registration.

September

15

Tue

Last day to file an application with the Registrar’s Office for January graduation.

September

17

Thu

Constitution Day.

September

30

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from OL-1 class without incurring an automatic “F”.

October

21

Wed

Mid-semester progress reports due in the Academic Success Center.

October

25

Sun

Last day of OL-1 classes.

October

26

Mon

Ol-2 classes begin.

October

30

Fri

*Last day to withdraw from a traditional semester-based class without incurring an automatic “F”.

November

9-20

Mon-Fri

Priority Registration for SP21, SUI, SUII, SU On-line.

November

16

Mon

Last day to file an application with the Registrar’s Office for May graduation.

November

25

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from OL-2 class without incurring an automatic “F”.

November

25-27

Wed-Fri

Thanksgiving Break – No classes; Offices closed.

December

14-18

Mon - Fri

Exam week; Classes meet at their regularly scheduled times.

Final grades are to be posted in Moodle/Registrar’s office within 48 hours of last class.

December

18

Fri

Last day of traditional based classes.

December

20

Sun

Last day for OL and OL-2 classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPRING 2021 SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

 

January

10

Sun

New and returning students arrive.

 

 

 

 

Orientation and advising of new students.

 

January

11

Mon

Day, evening, OL and OL-1 classes begin; add/drop and late registration period begins; tuition refund policy in effect. (Refer to SPS calendar for SPS course start dates.)

 

 

 

 

Faculty meeting (if requested).

 

January

15

Fri

Last day for add and late registration.

 

January

15

Fri

Last day for incomplete grades for Fall to be changed and posted in the Registrar’s Office.

 

January

18

Mon

Martin Luther King Day, no scheduled classes, offices open. Faculty alternative curriculum.

 

February

10

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from OL-1 class without incurring an automatic “F”.

 

March

3

Wed

Mid semester progress reports due in the Academic Success Center.

 

March

5

Fri

Last day to file an application with the Registrar’s Office for September graduation.

 

March

7

Sun

Last day for OL-1 classes.

 

March

8

Mon

OL-2 classes begin.

 

March

8-12

Mon-Fri

Spring Break – Main Campus – No classes; Offices open.

 

March

17

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from a traditional semester-based class without incurring an automatic “F”.

 

March

3/29-4/9

Mon-Thu

Priority registration for Fall21.

 

April

2

Fri

Good Friday. No classes;

 

April

7

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from OL-2 class without incurring an automatic “F”.

 

April

22

Thu

Academic Symposium – Daytime, Academic Awards Ceremony – Evening.

 

April

26-30

Mon - Fri

Exam week; Classes meet at their regularly scheduled times

Final grades are to be posted in Moodle/Registrar’s office within 48 hours of last class.

 

April

30

Fri

Last day of traditional based classes.

 

May

2

Sun

Last day for OL and OL-2 classes.

 

May

3

Mon

Final grades must be posted by the faculty on or before, but no later than, 11:00 a.m.

 

May

4

Tue

Rehearsal for Commencement 6:00-7:00 p.m.

 

May

5

Wed

Hooding Ceremony – Evening.

 

May

8

Sat

Commencement Ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer I, 2021

 

May

10

Mon

Summer I classes begin, tuition refund policy in effect.

 

May

12

Wed

Last day for add/drop and late registration for Summer I classes.

 

May

14

Fri

Last day for incomplete grades for Spring to be changed and posted in the Registrar’s Office.

 

May

28-31

Fri-Mon

Memorial Day Weekend – No classes; office closed.

 

June

2

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from a Summer I class without incurring an automatic “F”.

 

June

21

Mon

Last day of Summer I classes.

 

Summer II, 2021

 

June

28

Mon

Summer II classes begin; tuition refund policy in effect.

 

June

30

Wed

Last day for add/drop and late registration for Summer II classes.

 

July

2

Fri

Last day for incomplete grades for Summer I to be changed and posted in the Registrar’s Office.

 

July

5

Mon

Fourth of July Holiday observed – No classes; Offices closed.

 

July

21

Wed

Last day to withdraw from a Summer II class without incurring an automatic “F”

 

August

9

Mon

Last day of Summer II classes.

 

Summer Online 2021

 

May

30

Sun

Summer Online courses begin.

 

June

1

Tue

Last day for add/drop and late registration for Summer Online classes.

 

June

30

Wed

*Last day to withdraw from Summer Online class without incurring an automatic “F”.

 

July

24

Sat

Summer Online courses end.