Spring 2020 Academic Calendar
Approved by Faculty Senate on: March 6, 2019; September 4, 2019; March 16, 2020
Updated March 17, 2020
- Priority Dates / Time Tickets
- Important Dates
- Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates
- Final Exam Schedule
For information on make-ups for classes and exams canceled this semester, please go to Class Cancellations.
Registration times are assigned to each class code in order of completed hours from most to least. Go to Patriot Web to verify your registration time and to make sure you have a record free of holds that prevent registration. Click here to view a tutorial on how to find your registration time ticket in Patriot Web.
*All newly admitted freshmen and transfer students must attend orientation and will register on that day.
|Priority Dates||Class Code|
|Nov 5, 2019||Graduate Students|
|Nov 7, 2019||Seniors Only (90+ hours earned)|
|Nov 11, 2019||Juniors (60-89 hours earned)|
|Nov 13, 2019||Sophomores (30-59 hours earned)|
|Nov 15, 2019||Freshmen (0-29 hours earned)|
|Nov 20, 2019||Non-degree Graduate|
|Jan 6, 2020||Non-degree Undergraduate|
Dates and deadlines listed on this page include full semester and 7.5 Week Sessions only. Students enrolled in courses in the 8 Week Modular (Online Only) Session need to refer to that calendar for their add/drop dates. Students in the modular calendar cannot also take courses in the full semester academic calendar. Academic calendar dates are subject to change.
For add/drop deadlines for courses that meet less than a full semester, see Non-standard Sections Dates.
For graduation deadlines, please go to the Graduation Timelines page.
This is the Spring 2020 academic calendar modified in response to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Modified dates are in italicized red font.
Academic Calendar Approved by the Faculty Senate on 3/16/2020.
|Description||Full Semester||7.5 Week: Session I||7.5 Week: Session II|
|Schedule of Classes Available in PatriotWeb||Mon. Oct 7||Mon. Oct 7||Mon. Oct 7|
|Priority Dates Begin||Tue. Nov 5||Tue. Nov 5||Tue. Nov 5|
|Consortium Registration Deadline||Tue. Jan 7||Tue. Jan 7||Tue. Jan 7|
|MLK Day: University Closed||Mon. Jan 20||Mon. Jan 20||Mon. Jan 20|
|First Day of Spring Classes: Payment Due Date||Tue. Jan 21||Wed. Jan 15||Mon. Mar 23|
|Last Day to Submit Domicile Reclassification Application||Tue. Jan 21||Tue. Jan 21||Tue. Jan 21|
|Last Day to Add: All Individual Sections Forms Due||Tue. Jan 28||Fri. Jan 17||Wed. Mar 25|
|Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund||Wed. Feb 5||Tue. Jan 21 (Final Drop)||Fri. Mar 27 (Final Drop)|
|Last Day to Drop (Last Day for 50% Refund)||Tue. Feb 11 (Final Drop)||N/A||N/A|
|Unrestricted Withdrawal Period||Wed. Feb 12 – Mon. Feb 24||Wed. Jan 22 - Mon. Feb 3||Sat. Mar 28 – Thurs. Apr 9|
|Mid-term Evaluation Period: 100-200 level classes - Grades Available via PatriotWeb||Mon. Feb 17 – Fri. Mar 27||N/A||N/A|
|Selective Withdrawal Period - Undergraduate Students Only (100% tuition liability)||Tue. Feb 25 – Mon. May 11||Tues. Feb 4 – Mon. Feb 10||Fri. Apr 10 – Thurs. Apr 16|
|Spring Recess: No Classes||Mon. Mar 9 - Sun. Mar 22||N/A||Mon. Mar 9 - Sun. Mar 22|
|Incomplete Work from Fall 2019 Due to Instructor||Sat. Apr 4||N/A||N/A|
|Incomplete Grade Changes from Fall 2019 Due to Registrar||Fri. Apr 10||N/A||N/A|
|Dissertation/Thesis Deadline||Fri. May 8||N/A||N/A|
|Last Day of Class||Mon. May 11||Wed. Mar 4||Fri. May 8|
|Reading Day(s): Reading days provide students with additional study time for final examinations. Faculty may schedule optional study sessions, but regular classes or exams may not be held.||Tue. May 12||N/A||N/A|
|Examination Period||Wed. May 13 – Wed. May 20||Thu. Mar 5 – Fri. Mar 6||Mon. May 11 – Tue. May 12|
|University Commencement||Fri. May 22||Fri. May 22||Fri. May 22|
|Degree Conferral Date||Sat. May 23||Sat. May 23||Sat. May 23|
There are standard Part-of-Term codes designated for courses that meet for the full semester (1),the first half of the semester (1F), or the last half of the semester (1L). Some courses meet for less than the full semester and have modified add, drop, and tuition liability dates. The part-of term code for non-standard courses will be listed in the section notes on Patriot Web. Please refer to the chart below for specific add/drop deadline dates. These dates are subject to change.
Please note: Courses may be assigned to a Part-of-Term code that doesn’t necessarily match the exact start and end date for the section. Students should consult Patriot Web for the exact start and end dates for these non-standard courses.
Refer to the Student Accounts website for more payment policies information and important tuition deadlines.
|Part of Term Code||Dates||Last Day to Add||Last Day to Drop with 100% Refund||Final Drop Deadline (50% Refund)||Unrestricted Withdraw Period (Full Tuition Liability)||Selective Withdraw Period (Full Tuition Liability)|
|Full Semester (1)||1/21 - 5/13||1/28||2/5||2/11||2/12 – 2/24||2/25 – 4/6|
|7.5 Week: Session 1 (751)||1/15 – 3/6||1/17||1/21 (Final Drop)||N/A||1/22 – 2/3||2/4 – 2/10|
|7.5 Week: Session II (752)||3/16 – 5/5||3/18||3/20 (Final Drop)||N/A||3/21 – 4/2||4/10 - 4/16|
|8 Week: Session I (81)||1/13 - 3/8||1/20||1/20 (Final Drop)||N/A||1/21 - 2/9||2/10 - 2/17|
|8 Week: Session II (82)||3/16 - 5/10||3/23||3/23 (Final Drop)||N/A||3/24 - 4/12||4/20-4/26|
|First Half (1F)||1/21-3/14||1/28||1/31 (Final Drop)||N/A||2/1-2/3||2/4-2/11|
|Middle Half (1M)||2/3-4/4||2/10||2/13 (Final Drop)||N/A||2/14-2/16||2/17-2/24|
|Last Half (1L)||3/16-5/4||3/24||3/26 (Final Drop)||N/A||3/27-3/30||4/7 - 4/14|
|Winter Intersession (1W)||1/6 - 1/17||1/8||1/8||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Independent Study (1I)||1/21 – 5/13||1/28||2/5||2/11||2/12 – 2/24||2/25 – 4/6|
*The Selective Withdrawal Period applies to degree seeking undergraduate students only.