Academic Calendar

2020-2021 Academic Calendar

August 2020

20-21 Thursday-Friday Virtual New Student Orientation - Undergraduate Day Only*
20 Thursday Opening Meeting
21 Friday Virtual Academic Convocation, 10:30 a.m. - Undergraduate Day Only*
21-23 Friday-Sunday Returning Student Move-In, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
24 Monday Start of the fall semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies and Module I courses

September 2020

1 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses
7 Monday Labor Day, No Classes
8 Tuesday University Census Date
21 Monday Early Assessment forms emailed to faculty teaching undergraduate freshmen*
24 Thursday Last day for withdrawal from Undergraduate Day Module I courses*
28 Monday Early Assessment forms for Undergraduate Day freshmen due back to Academic Support Services*
28 Monday Freshman Pre-Advising Day - Undergraduate Day Only*

October 2020

8-9 Thursday-Friday Module I Final Exams
11 Sunday Last day of Module I courses
11 Sunday Widener Day I
14 Wednesday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Summer 2020
16 Friday Mid-term and Module I grades due by 12:00 noon
16-17 Friday-Saturday Homecoming Weekend
19 Monday Module II Begins
26-27 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
27 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses

November 2020

2-20 Monday-Friday Registration for Spring 2021 classes
3 Tuesday Last day to withdraw without penalty from full semester Undergraduate courses
9-13 Monday-Friday International Week
14 Saturday Widener Day II
17 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
20 Friday Last day of in-person on campus instruction
23 Monday All classes begin fully online format
25 Wednesday Thanksgiving Break begins at 6 p.m. 
26-27 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes

December 2020

3-4 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
4 Friday Last day of full fall semester courses for Undergraduate, Graduate and Continuing Studies
5-6 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
7-11 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses
11 Friday Winter Break begins at 6 p.m.
15 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
31 Thursday December graduation date (no commencement exercises)

*Note: "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, or Schools of Engineering, Business, or Nursing. Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies.

*Please Note: Students enrolled in the fully-online MSW, MBA and RN-BSN programs should consult their student success counselor for their Academic Calendar.

January 2021

14-15 Thursday-Friday New Student Move-in; Residence Halls open 9 a.m.
14-15 Thursday-Friday New Student Orientation; in person (Undergraduate Day)*
15 Friday Transfer Student Orientation; online (Undergraduate Day)*
16-17 Saturday-Sunday Returning Student Move-in; Residence Halls open 9 a.m.
18 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No Classes
19 Tuesday Start of the spring semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies, and Module I courses
27 Wednesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses
30 Saturday Widener Day III

February 2021

1 Monday University Census Date
17 Wednesday Early Assessment forms e-mailed to faculty teaching  Undergraduate Day freshmen*
19 Friday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module I courses
24 Wednesday Early Assessment forms for Undergraduate Day freshmen due back to Academic Support Services*

March 2021

4-5 Thursday-Friday Module I final exams
5 Friday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Fall 2020
8 Monday Module II begins
12 Friday Module I final grades due by 12:00 noon
12 Friday Mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon
15-19 Monday-Friday Honors Week
16 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses
20 Saturday Accepted Student Day I
29-Apr. 16 Monday-Friday Registration for Summer and Fall 2021 classes
31 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from full semester Undergraduate courses*

April 2021

2 Friday Spring Holiday, No Classes
10 Saturday Accepted Student Day II
14 Wednesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
22-23 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
23 Friday Student Project Day, No Undergraduate Day classes scheduled*
30 Friday Last day of full semester courses

May 2021

1-2 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
3-7 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses*
7 Friday Official end of the Spring semester
7 Friday Residence Halls close at 6 p.m. (seniors may stay through commencement until 6 p.m.)
11 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
11-12 Tuesday-Wednesday Drive-Through Commencement Ceremonies
12-15 Wednesday-Saturday Mini Commencement Ceremonies

*Note: "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, or Schools of Engineering, Business, or Nursing. Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies.

2021 Summer Registration (Pride Experience)

  • June 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

2021 Full Summer Session (21/SUM)

  • May 10 - August 15
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

May 2021

10 Monday Full Summer classes begin - Graduate
17 Monday Full Summer classes begin - Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
18 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes - Graduate 
25 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes - Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
31 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2021

21 Monday Juneteenth Holiday, No Classes
24 Thursday

Undergraduate mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon

Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2021

July 2021

4 Sunday July 4 Holiday, No Classes
5 Monday Independence Day Holiday, No Classes
13 Tuesday Last day to withdraw - Undergraduate

August 2021

6 Friday Last day of full summer courses - Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
15 Sunday Last day of full summer - Graduate
18 Wednesday Final deadlines for grades, 12:00 noon
20 Friday August Graduation Date (no commencement exercises)

2021 Summer Session 1 (21/SU1)

  • May 10 - June 27

  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

First 5 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Continuing Studies, and Graduate)

  • May 17 - June 25

May 2021

17 Monday First 5 Week Summer classes begin
20 Thursday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes
31 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2021

14 Monday Last day to withdraw - Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
24 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2021
25 Friday Last day of first 5 week courses
30 Wednesday Final deadlines for grades, 12:00 noon

 

2021 Summer Session II (21/SU2)

  • June 28 - August 15
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates.  Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

Second 5 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Continuing Studies, and Graduate)

June 2021

28 Monday Second 5 Week Summer classes begin

July 2021

1 Thursday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes
26 Monday Last day to withdraw

August 2021

6 Friday Last day of second 5 week courses
11 Wednesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon

*Note: "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, or Schools of Engineering, Business, or Nursing. Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies.

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

August 2021

13 Friday Transfer Student Orientation, 10 a.m.
18 Wednesday New Student Move-In, 9 a.m.
18-20 Wednesday-Friday New Student Orientation-Undergraduate Day Only*
19 Thursday Opening Faculty Meeting 
20 Friday

Academic Convocation and New Student Advising Day 

21-22 Saturday-Sunday Returning Student Move-in, 9 a.m.
23 Monday Start of the Fall semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies and Module I Courses 
31 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses

September 2021

6 Monday Labor Day, No Classes
7 Tuesday  University Census Date
21 Tuesday Last day for withdrawal from Undergraduate Module I courses*

October 2021

7-8 Thursday-Friday Module I Final Exams
10 Sunday Last day of Module I courses
10 Sunday Widener Day I
11 Monday First-Year Student Pre-advising Day-Undergraduate Day only*
13 Wednesday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Summer 2021
15 Friday Mid-term and Module I grades due by 12:00 noon 
15-16 Friday-Saturday Homecoming Weekend 
18 Monday Module II begins 
25-26 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
26  Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses

November 2021

1-19 Monday-Friday Registration for Spring 2022 classes
1 Monday Last day to petition to graduate for May graduation 
2 Tuesday Last day to withdraw without penalty from full semester Undergraduate courses 
15-19 Monday-Friday International Week
13 Sat Widener Day II
16 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
24 Wednesday Thanksgiving break begins at 6 p.m. (Break housing starting at 6 p.m.)
25-26 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving holiday, No classes
28 Sunday Residence halls resume normal operation, 9 a.m. 

December 2021

2-3 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
3 Friday Last day of full fall semester courses for Undergraduate, Graduate and Continuing Studies
4-5 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
6-10 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses
10 Friday Winter Break begins at 6 p.m. (Break Housing available starting at 6 p.m.) 
14 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
31 Friday December graduation date (no commencement exercises)

*Note: "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, or Schools of Engineering, Business, or Nursing. Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies.

December 2021

13 Monday Winter Term Begins
16 Thursday Last Day to Drop/ Add Winter Courses 
30 Thursday Last Day to Withdrawal from Winter Courses 

January 2022

7 Friday  Last day of Winter Courses 
11 Tuesday Final Grades due for Final Courses, 12:00 noon 

January 2022

7 Friday Spring Orientation (Undergraduate Day)*
9 Sunday New Student Move-In; Residence Halls resume normal operation, 9 a.m.
10 Monday Start of the spring semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies, and Module I courses
17 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No Classes
18 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses
24 Monday University Census Date
30 Sunday Accepted Student Day I

February 2022

8 Tuesday  Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module I courses
24-25 Thursday  Friday Module I final exams
25 Friday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Fall 2021
25 Friday Spring Break begins at 6 p.m. (Break housing available starting at 6 p.m.) 
27 Sunday Last Day of Module I courses

March 2022

4 Friday Module I Final Grades due by 12:00 noon 
6 Sunday Residence Halls resume normal operation, 9 a.m.
7 Monday All classes resume; Module II begins
11 Friday Mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon
12 Saturday Widener Day III
14-18 Monday-Friday Honors Week
15 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses
22 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw from Full semester Undergraduate courses* 

April 2022

1 Friday Last date to petition to graduate for August graduation
9 Saturday Accepted Student Day II
4-22 Monday-Friday Registration for Summer and Fall 2022 classes
12 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
15 Friday Spring Holiday, No Classes
21-22 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
22  Friday Student Project Day, No Undergraduate Day classes scheduled*
24 Sunday Last Day of Module II courses
29 Friday Last Day of full semester courses 
30-May 1 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*

May 2022

2-6 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses*
6 Friday Official end of the Spring semester
6 Friday Residence Halls close at 6 p.m. (seniors may stay through commencement until 6 p.m.)
10 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
14 Saturday Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement 

2022 Summer Registration (Pride Experience I)

  • June 14-16 Tuesday-Thursday: Summer Orientation and Registration, 9 a.m.
  • June 21-23 Tuesday-Thursday: Summer Orientation and Registration, 9

2022 Full Summer Session (22/SUM)

  • May 9-August 14

  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates. 

May 2022

9 Monday Full Summer Classes begin- Graduate
16 Monday Full Summer Classes begin Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
17 Tuesday Last Day for dropping and/or adding classes Graduate 
24 Tuesday Last Day for dropping and/or adding classes- Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
30 Monday  Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2022

20 Monday Juneteenth, Holiday, no class
23 Thursday Undergraduate Mid-Term grades due by 12:00 noon
23 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2022

 

July 2022

4 Monday July 4 Holiday, no classes
5 Tuesday Last Day to withdraw Undergraduate 

 

August 2022

5 Friday Last Day of Full Semester courses Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
10 Wednesday  Final Deadline for grades Undergraduate and Continuing Studies, 12:00 noon 
14 Sunday Last Day of full semester Graduate
17 Wednesday Final Deadline for grades Graduate, 12:00 noon
19 Friday

August Graduation Date (no commencement exercise)

 

2022 Summer Session 1 (21/SU1)

  • May 10 - June 27

  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

First 5 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Continuing Studies, and Graduate)

  • May 9 - June 20

May 2022

9 Monday Summer I classes begin-Graduate
17 Tuesday  Last day for dropping and/or adding classes Graduate
19 Monday Summer I classes begin Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
24 Tuesday  Last day for dropping and/or adding classes Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
30 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2022

7 Tuesday Last day to withdraw Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
19 Sunday Juneteenth, Holiday, No Class
23 Thursday Undergraduate Mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon 
23 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate incompletes 2022
26 Sunday Last day of Summer I classes

 

2022 Summer Session II (21/SU2)

  • June 27 - August 19
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates.  Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

June 2022

20 Monday Juneteenth, Holiday, No Class
27 Monday Summer II classes begin-Graduate
27 Monday Summer II classes begin-Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 

July 2022

4 Monday July 4 Holiday, No Classes
5 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes Graduate 
5 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
19 Tuesday Last day to withdraw Undergraduate 

August 2022

1 Monday Last day to petition to graduate for December graduation 
5 Friday Last day of full semester courses Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
10 Wednesday Final deadline for grades Undergraduate and Continuing Studies, 12:00 noon
14 Sunday Last day of full semester Graduate 
17 Wednesday Final deadline for grades Graduate, 12:00 noon 

*Note: "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, or Schools of Engineering, Business, or Nursing. Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies.

2022-2023 Academic Calendar

August 2022

12 Friday Transfer Student Orientation, 10 a.m.
17 Wednesday New Student move-in, 9 a.m.
17-19 Wednesday-Friday New Student Orientation- Undergraduate Day Only*
18 Thursday Opening Faculty Meeting
19 Friday Academic Convocation and New Student Advising Day
20-21 Saturday-Sunday Returning Student Move-In Day, 9 a.m.
22 Monday Start of the Fall semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies and Module I courses
30  Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses 

September 2022

5 Monday Labor Day, No Classes
6 Tuesday University Census Date 
20 Tuesday Last day for withdrawal from Undergraduate Day Module I courses*

October 2022

6-7 Thursday-Friday Module I Final Exams
9 Sunday Last day of Module I courses
9 Sunday Widener Day I
10 Monday First-Year Student Pre-advising Day-Undergraduate Day only*
12 Wednesday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Summer 2022
14 Friday Midterm and Module I grades due by 12:00 noon
14-15 Friday-Saturday Homecoming Weekend 
17 Monday Module II begins
24-25 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
25 Tuesday Last Day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses

November 2022

1 Tuesday  Last day to withdraw without penalty from full semester Undergraduate courses
1 Tuesday Last day to petition to graduate for May graduation 
7-25 Monday-Friday Registration for Spring 2023 classes
14-18 Monday-Friday International Week
12 Saturday Widener Day II
15 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses 
23 Wednesday Thanksgiving Break begins at 6 p.m. (Break housing available starting at 6 p.m)
24-25 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes
27 Sunday  Residence Halls resume normal operation, 9 a.m.

December 2022

1-2 Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
2 Friday Last day of full fall semester courses for Undergraduate, Graduate and Continuing Studies
3-4 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*
5-9 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses
9 Friday Winter Break begins at 6 p.m.
13 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
31 Saturday December graduation date (no commencement exercises)

December 2022

12 Monday Winter Term Begins
15 Thursday Last Day to Drop/Add Winter Courses 
29 Thursday Last Day to Withdrawal from Winter Courses 

January 2023

6 Friday  Last day of Winter Courses 
10 Tuesday Final Grades due for Final Courses, 12:00 noon 

January 2023

6 Friday Spring Orientation (Undergraduate Day)*
8 Sunday New Student Move-In; Residence Halls resume normal operation, 9 a.m.
9 Monday Start of the spring semester for Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies, and Module I courses
16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No Classes
17 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for full semester and Module I courses
23 Monday University Census Date
29 Sunday Accepted Student Day I

February 2023

7 Tuesday  Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module I courses
23-24 Thursday-Friday Module I final exams 
24 Friday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Fall 2022
24 Friday Spring Break begins at 6 p.m. (Break housing available starting at 6 p.m.) 

25-March 5

Saturday-Sunday no classes to be scheduled: network upgrade period
26 Sunday Last day of module I courses
28-March 3 Monday-Friday Mid-term break for full semester classes (Undergraduate, Graduate, Continuing Studies)

March 2023

3 Friday Module I Final Grades due by 12:00 noon 
5 Sunday Residence Halls resume normal operation, 9 a.m.
6 Monday All classes resume; Module II begins
10 Friday Mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon
11 Saturday Widener Day III
13-17 Monday-Friday Honors Week
14 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes for Module II courses
21 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw from Full semester Undergraduate courses* 

April 2023

14 Friday Last date to petition to graduate for August graduation
15 Saturday Accepted Student Day II
3-21 Monday-Friday Registration for Summer and Fall 2023 classes
7 Friday Spring Holiday, No Classes
11 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Undergraduate Module II courses
20-21  Thursday-Friday Module II final exams
21 Friday Student Project Day, No Undergraduate Day classes scheduled*
23 Sunday Last Day of Module II courses
28 Friday Last Day of full semester courses 
29-30 Saturday-Sunday Reading Days (Undergraduate Day classes only)*

May 2023

1-5 Monday-Friday Final Exams for Undergraduate Day non-modular courses*
5 Friday Official end of the Spring semester
5 Friday Residence Halls close at 6 p.m. (seniors may stay through commencement until 6 p.m.)
9 Tuesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon
13 Saturday Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement 

2023 Summer Registration (Pride Experience I)

  • June 13-15 Tuesday-Thursday: Summer Orientation and Registration, 9 a.m.
  • June 20-22 Tuesday-Thursday: Summer Orientation and Registration, 9 a.m.

2023 Full Summer Session (22/SUM)

  • May 8-August 18

  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates. 

May 2023

8 Monday Full Summer Classes begin- Graduate
15 Monday Full Summer Classes begin Undergraduate and Continuing Studies
16 Tuesday Last Day for dropping and/or adding classes Graduate 
23 Tuesday Last Day for dropping and/or adding classes- Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
29 Monday  Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2023

19 Monday Juneteenth, Holiday, no class
22 Thursday Undergraduate Mid-Term grades due by 12:00 noon
22 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2023

 

July 2023

4 Tuesday July 4 Holiday, no classes
5 Wednesday Last Day to withdraw Undergraduate 

 

August 2023

4 Friday Last Day of Full Semester courses Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
9 Wednesday  Final Deadline for grades Undergraduate and Continuing Studies, 12:00 noon 
13 Sunday Last Day of full semester Graduate
16 Wednesday Final Deadline for grades Graduate, 12:00 noon
18 Friday

August Graduation Date (no commencement exercise)

 

2023 Summer Session 1 (21/SU1)

  • May 8 - June 23

  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates. Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

May 2023

8 Monday Summer I classes begin-Graduate
15 Monday Summer I classes begin Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
16 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes Graduate
23 Tuesday  Last day for dropping and/or adding classes Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
29 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes

June 2023

19 Monday Juneteenth, Holiday, No Class
22 Thursday Deadline for completing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2023
25 Sunday Last day of Summer I classes

 

2023 Summer Session II (21/SU2)

  • June 26 - August 20
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates.  Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

June 2023

26 Monday Summer II classes begin-Graduate
26 Monday Summer II classes begin-Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 

July 2023

4 Tuesday July 4 Holiday, No Classes
5 Wednesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes  
18 Monday Last day to withdraw Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 

August 2023

1 Tuesday  Last day to petition to graduate for December graduation 
4 Friday Last day of full semester courses Undergraduate and Continuing Studies 
9 Sunday Final deadline for grades Undergraduate and Continuing Studies, 12:00 noon
13 Wednesday Last day of full semester Graduate 
16 Wednesday Final deadline for grades Graduate, 12:00 noon 

*Note: "Undergraduate Day" students are enrolled in majors in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Health and Human Services, or Schools of Engineering, Business, or Nursing. Items marked for "Undergraduate Day" students do not apply to undergraduate students in the Center for Graduate & Continuing Studies.

Past Academic Calendars

Fall 2019

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

Spring 2020

*Please Note: Students enrolled in the fully-online MSW, MBA and RN-BSN programs should consult their student success counselor for their Academic Calendar.

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.

Summer 2020

2020 Summer Registration (Pride Experience I)

All Summer Registration events for incoming undergraduate students will be held online.

  • June 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 

2020 Full 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.

May 2020

11 Monday Full Summer classes begin - Graduate
18 Monday Full Summer classes begin - Undergraduate and Extended Learning
19 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes - Graduate
25 Monday Memorial Day, No Classes
26 Tuesday Last day for dropping and/or adding classes - Undergraduate and Extended Learning

June 2020

25 Thursday Undergraduate mid-term grades due by 12:00 noon

July 2020

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

August 2020

7 Friday Last day of full summer courses - Undergraduate and Extended Learning
16 Sunday Last day of full summer - Graduate
19 Wednesday Final deadlines for grades, 12:00 noon
21 Friday August Graduation Date (no commencement exercises)

2020 Summer Session 1 (20/SU1)

  • 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 5 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Extended Learning and Graduate)

  • May 18 - June 26

May 2020

18 Monday First 5 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 - Undergraduate and Extended Learning
25 Thursday Deadline for finishing Undergraduate Incompletes from Spring 2020
26 Friday Last day of first 5 week courses

July 2020

1 Wednesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon

2020 Summer Session II (20/SU2)

  • June 29 - August 16
  • Program start dates may be later than session start dates.  Program end dates may be earlier than session end dates.

Second 5 Week Summer Session (Undergraduate, Extended Learning and Graduate)

June 2020

29 Monday Second 5 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 second 5 week courses
12 Wednesday Final deadline for grades, 12:00 noon

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