Academic Calendars: Graduate Five-Term

Fall I 2019

 Classes begin  August 26
 Labor Day holiday — no classes held  September 2
 Last day to choose audit  September 6
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  September 27
 Final exams  October 14 – 18
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from summer 2019  October 18
 Fall I term ends  October 20
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  October 22

Fall II 2019

 Classes begin  October 21
 Registration opens for Spring I and Spring II  October 28
 Last day to choose audit  November 1
 Thanksgiving holiday—no classes held  November 27 – 29
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  November 22
 Final exams  December 9 – 13
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Fall I 2019  December 13
 Fall II term ends  December 13
Graduate Commencement at 7 p.m.  December 13 **
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  December 17

 

 Updated after publishing per September Addendum - 09/05/2019 **

Spring I 2020

 New Year's Eve—university closed  December 31
 New Year's Day—university closed  January 1
 Classes begin  January 13
 Registration opens for Summer 5-term  January 20
 Last day to choose audit  January 24
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  February 14
 Final exams  March 2 – March 6
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Fall II 2019  March 6
 Spring I term ends  March 8**
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  March 10**

 

Updated after publishing - July addendum 07/22/2019**

Spring II 2020

 Spring Break  March 9 – 15
 Classes begin   March 16
 Last day to choose audit  March 27
 Registration opens for Fall I & Fall II  March 30
 Good Friday—no classes held  April 10
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  April 17
 Final exams  May 4 - May 8
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Spring I 2020  May 8
 Spring II term ends  May 8
 Graduate student commencement 7 p.m. (All Schools)  May 8**
 Undergraduate commencement 10 a.m (Arts, Media, and Communications, Education, Sciences, Health Sciences, and Humanities)   May 9**
 Undergraduate commencement 3 p.m. (Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship and Accelerated Degree Programs) May 9**
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  May 12

Summer 2020

 Classes begin   May 18**
 Memorial Day holiday observed—no classes held  May 25
 Last day to choose audit  May 22***
 Last day to withdraw with “W”  June 22***
 Independence Day holiday—no classes held  July 4
 Final exams  July 6—10**
 Last day to make up Incomplete grades from Spring II 2020  July 10**
 Summer term ends  July 12**
 Final grades due from faculty, 5 p.m.  July 14**

Updated after publishing - September addendum 09/06/2019**

Updated after publishing - January addendum 01/21/2020***