Academic Calendar

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2019-2020 Academic Calendar

August 2019

20 Tuesday New Student Move-In, Residence Halls open 9 a.m.
20-23 Tuesday-Friday New Student Orientation - Undergraduate Day Only*
22 Thursday Opening Meeting
23 Friday Freshman Advising Day; Academic Convocation - Undergraduate Day Only*
25 Sunday Returning Student Move-In, Residence Halls open 9 a.m.
26 Monday Start of the fall semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Adult & Professional Studies courses

September 2019

2 Monday Labor Day, No Classes
3 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses
9 Monday University Census Date
23 Monday Early Assessment forms emailed to faculty teaching undergraduate freshmen*
26 Thursday Last day for withdrawal from Undergraduate Day Module I courses*
30 Monday Early Assessment forms for Undergraduate Day freshmen due back to Academic Support Services*

October 2019

7 Monday Freshman Pre-advising Day - Undergraduate Day Only*
10-11 Thursday-Friday Module I final exams
11-12 Friday-Saturday Homecoming Weekend
13 Sunday Last day of Module I courses
16 Wednesday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Summer 2019
18 Friday Mid-term and Module I grades due by 12:00 noon
21 Monday Module II begins
21-22 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
26 Saturday Widener Day I
29 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses

November 2019

4-22 Monday-Friday Registration for Spring 2020 classes
5 Tuesday Last day to withdraw without penalty from full semester Undergraduate courses*
11-15 Monday-Friday International Week
17 Sunday Widener Day II
19 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
27 Wednesday Residence Halls close for Thanksgiving Break 6 p.m.
28-29 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes

December 2019

1 Sunday Residence Halls re-open 9 a.m.
5-6 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
6 Friday Last day of full fall semester courses for Undergraduate, Graduate and Extended Learning
7-8 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
9-13 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses*
13 Friday Residence Halls close for Winter Break 6 p.m.
17 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
31 Tuesday December graduation date (no commencement exercises)

*Note:  "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences or Schools of Engineering, Business, Nursing or Human Service Professions.  Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Extended Learning or Online RN-BSN Students

January 2020

10 Friday Spring Orientation (Undergraduate Day)*
12 Sunday New Student Move-in, Residence Halls Open 9 a.m.
13 Monday Start of the spring semester for Undergraduates, Graduate, Extended Learning and Module I courses
20 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No Classes
21 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses
25 Saturday Widener Day III
27 Monday University Census Date

February 2020

12 Wednesday Early Assessment forms e-mailed to faculty teaching  Undergraduate Day freshmen*
14 Friday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module I courses
19 Wednesday Early Assessment forms for Undergraduate Day freshmen due back to Academic Support Services*
27-28 Thursday-Friday Module I final exams
28 Friday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Fall 2019*
28 Friday Residence Halls Close for Spring Break 6 p.m.
29-Mar.8 Saturday-Sunday No classes to be scheduled:  network upgrade period

March 2020

2-6 Monday-Friday Mid-term break for full semester classes (Undergraduate, Graduate, Extended Learning)
6 Friday Module I final grades due by 12:00 noon
8 Sunday Residence Halls re-open 9 a.m.
9 Monday All classes resume; Module II begins
13 Friday Mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon
16-20 Monday-Friday Honors Week
17 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses
21 Saturday Accepted Student Day I
30-April.17 Monday-Friday Registration for Summer and Fall 2020 classes

April 2020

1 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from full semester Undergraduate courses*
4 Saturday Accepted Student Day II
10 Friday Spring Holiday, No Classes
15 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
23-24 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
24 Friday Student Project Day, No Undergraduate Day classes scheduled*

May 2020

1 Friday Last day of full semester courses
2-3 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
4-8 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses*
8 Friday Official end of the Spring semester
8 Friday Residence Halls Close 6 p.m.
12 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
16 Saturday Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement

*Note:  "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences or Schools of Engineering, Business, Nursing or Human Service Professions.  Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Extended Learning or Online RN-BSN Students.

2020 Summer Registration (Pride Experience I)

  • June 16, 17, 18
  • July 7, 8, 9

2020 Summer Session (20/SUM)

  • May 11 - August 16
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

Full Summer Courses (Graduate) - 20/SUM1

  • May 11 - August 16
  • Courses include graduate business, engineering, human sexuality, and education.

May 2020

11 Monday Full Summer classes begin
19 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes
25 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes

July 2020

4 Saturday July 4 Holiday, No Classes
7 Tuesday Last day to withdraw

August 2020

21 Friday August Graduation Date (no commencement exercises)

Full Summer Courses (Undergraduate & Graduate) - 20/SUM2

  • May 18 - August 14

  • Courses include all undergraduate, extended learning and graduate physical therapy, nursing, clinical psychology, and on-ground social work

May 2020

18 Monday Full Summer classes begin
25 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes
26 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes

June 2020

25 Thursday Mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon
25 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2020

July 2020

4 Saturday July 4 Holiday, No Classes
14 Tuesday Last day to withdraw

August 2020

14 Friday Last day of full semester courses
19 Wednesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
21 Friday August Graduation Date (no commencement exercises)

2020 Summer Session (20/SUI)

  • May 11-June 28
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates.  Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

First 6 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Extended Learning, & Graduate)

  • May 18 - June 26

May 2020

18 Monday First 6 Week Summer classes begin
21 Thursday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes
25 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2020

15 Monday Last day to withdraw
25 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2020
26 Friday Last day of first 6 week courses

July 2020

1 Wednesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon

2020 Summer Session (20/SU2)

  • June 29 - August 7
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates.  Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

Second 6 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Extended Learning and Graduate

June 2020

29 Monday Second 6 Week Summer classes begin

July 2020

2 Thursday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes
4 Saturday July 4 Holiday, No Classes
27 Monday Last day to withdraw

August 2020

7 Friday Last day of class
12 Wednesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon

 

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