Undergraduate Bulletin 2020 - 2021 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2020 - 2021

Calendar



2020-2021 Academic Calendar

NOTES:

  • Unless otherwise noted, the ending time for registration activities is 5:00PM on the indicated date. The ending time for classes is the end of the last scheduled class meeting on or before the indicated date.

  • Online undergraduate programs have a different academic calendar. This can be found on a separate document.

 15-Week Semester Classes

FALL 2020 SEMESTER  
Thursday August 13 New Faculty Orientation
Friday August 14 Division Deans Workshop
Monday August 17 Division Meetings
Tuesday August 18 Fall Faculty Workshop
Wednesday August 19 State of the College Address
Thursday August 20 Evening College New Student Orientation
Thursday to Saturday August 20 - August 22 New First-Year Student Orientation
Friday to Saturday August 21 - August 22 Check-in for Upperclass Students; Graduate Student Orientation
Sunday August 23 Sophomore Rally
Monday August 24 First Day of Classes for Fall Semester
Wednesday August 26 Late Registration Ends
Friday August 28 Drop/Add Ends at 11:59 PM (Course changes needing assistance or permission need to be completed by 5:00 PM.)
Monday September 7 Labor Day Classes which meet only on Mondays will be held as scheduled. No other classes will meet.
Monday September 7 Ten-Day Enrollment Report Available
Thursday September 10 Convocation
Monday September 21 Undergraduate College First-Year Student 4-Week Grades Due
Wednesday October 14 Midterm Grades for Full-Term Classes Due at Noon
Thursday October 22 Academic Awards Ceremony for Purple Seal, Dean’s List and President’s List at 4:30PM
Friday October 23 Commencement for May 2020 and August 2020 graduates
Monday October 26 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses; Withdrawal from entire semester ends
Monday November 2 Registration of all Returning Evening College students and Undergraduate College Seniors for Spring Classes Begins
Thursday November 5 Registration of Undergraduate College Juniors for Spring Classes Begins
Monday November 9 Registration of Undergraduate College Sophomores for Spring Classes Begins
Thursday November 12 Registration of Undergraduate College First-Years for Spring Classes Begins
Saturday November 21 Residence Halls Close at 10:00 A.M.
Monday to Sunday November 23 - November 29 Thanksgiving Break (Classes Do Not Meet); Offices closed
Monday November 30 Classes Resume Remotely and Offices Re-open. Registration of Readmits, New Students, and Non-Degree Students For Spring Classes Begins. Registration of Co-enrollments for Spring Classes Begins
Friday December 4 Last Day of Regular Remote Classes
Saturday December 5 Reading Day
Sunday to Thursday December 6 - December 10 Exam Week
Tuesday December 8 Final Grades for Graduating Students Due
Thursday December 10 Residence Halls Close at 5:00 PM
Tuesday December 15 Final Grades for Fall Classes Due

 

SPRING 2021 SEMESTER  
Wednesday January 6 Division Deans Workshop
Friday January 8 Faculty Workshop
Sunday January 10 Residence Halls Open at 9:00 AM
Check In for All Students, New Student Orientation
Monday January 11 First Day of Classes for Spring Semester
Wednesday January 13 Late Registration Ends
Friday January 15 Drop/Add Ends at 11:59 PM (Course changes needing assistance or permission need to be completed by 5:00 PM.)
Monday January 18 MLK, Jr. Day Classes which meet only on Mondays will be held as scheduled. No other classes will meet.
Monday January 26 Ten-Day Enrollment Report Available
Monday February 8 Undergraduate College First-Year Student 4-Week Grades Due
Thursday February 11 Academic Awards Ceremony for Purple Seal, Dean’s List and President’s List at 4:30PM
Friday February 26 Midterm Grades Due
Residence Halls Close at 5:00 PM
Monday to Friday March 1 to March 5 Spring Break Weekend classes will be held as scheduled. No other classes meet. Offices closed March 4-5.
Sunday March 7 Residence Halls Re-open at 1:00 PM
Monday March 8 Classes Resume
Monday March 15 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses; Withdrawal From Entire Semester Ends
Monday March 29 Registration of all Returning Evening Students, Online Students, and Undergraduate College Seniors and Juniors for Summer and Fall Classes Begins
Thursday April 1 Registration of Undergraduate College Sophomores for Summer and Fall Classes Begins
Friday to Sunday April 2 - April 4 Easter Break No classes meet. Residence halls remain open. Offices closed.
Tuesday April 6 Registration of Undergraduate College First-Years for Summer and Fall Classes Begins
Monday April 12 Registration of Readmits, New Students, and Non-Degree Students for Summer and Fall Classes Begins
Registration of Co-enrollments for Fall Classes Begins
Tuesday April 20 SpearsFest - Special events will be held during the day. Students are expected to attend these events so most classes will not meet. Classes that meet after 5:00 PM will meet this day.
Friday April 23 Last Day of Regular Class Meeting
Saturday April 24 Reading Day
Sunday to Thursday April 25 - April 29 Exam Week Classes that meet on weekdays before 8:00 AM or after 5:00 PM and classes that meet on weekends meet at their regular times. All other classes follow the schedule below.
Tuesday April 27 Grades for Graduating Students Due
Thursday April 29 Residence Halls Close at 5:00 PM except for graduating students
Friday April 30 Commencement
Residence Halls Close at 6:00 PM for Graduating Seniors
Tuesday May 4 Final Grades for Spring Semester Due

 

SUMMER 2021 SESSIONS  
Sunday May 2 Residence Halls Open at 1:00 PM
Monday May 3 First Day of Classes for Summer Session I
Wednesday May 5 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Summer Session I Ends
Friday May 28 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses 
Withdrawal from Entire Summer Session I Ends
Friday June 18 Last Day of Classes for Summer Session I
Friday to Sunday June 18 - June 27 Summer Break
Tuesday June 22 Final Grades for Summer Session I Due
Monday June 28 First Day of Classes for Summer Session II
Wednesday June 30 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Summer Sesison II Ends
Friday July 23 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
Withdrawal from Entire Summer Session II Ends
Friday August 13 Last Day of Classes for Summer Session II
Sunday August 15 Grades for GRaduating Students Due
Tuesday August 17 Final Grades for Summer Session II Classes Due
Wednesday August 18 Commencement
Residence Halls Close at 6:00PM for Graduating Seniors

7-Week Module Classes

Fall 2020 Modules    
Monday                August 24                  First Day of Classes for Fall Module I                                       
Wednesday August 26 Late Registration for Fall Module I Courses Ends
Drop/Add for Module I Ends
Friday September 18 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses for Fall Module I
Friday October 9 Last Day of Fall Module I
Saturday to Sunday October 10 - October 18 Fall Break for Module Classes
Monday October 19 First Day of Classes for Fall Module II
Wednesday October 21 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Fall Module II Ends
Friday November 13 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses for Fall Module II
Friday December 4 Last Day of Fall Module II
Wednesday December 9 Final Grades for Fall Module II Due
Spring 2021 Modules    
Monday Janaury 11 First Day of Classes for Spring Module I
Wednesday January 13 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Spring Module I Ends
Friday February 5 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses for Spring Module I
Friday February 26 Last Day of Spring Module I
Monday to Sunday March 1 - March 7 Spring Break for Module Classes
Wednesday March 3 Final Grades for Spring Module I Due
Monday March 8 First Day of Classes for Spring Module II
Wednesday March 10 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Spring Module II Ends
Friday April 2 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses for Spring Module II
Friday April 23 Last Day of Spring Module II
Wednesday April 28 Final Grades for Spring Module II Due
Friday April 30 Commencement
Summer 2021 Modules    
Monday May 3 First Day of Classes for Summer Module I
Wednesday May 5 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Summer Module I
Friday May 28 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses for Summer Module I
Friday June 18 Last Day of Classes for Summer Module I
Wednesday June 23 Final Grades for Summer Module I Due
Monday June 28 First Day of Classes for Summer Module II
Wednesday June 30 Late Registration and Drop/Add for Summer Module II
Friday July 23 Last Day to Withdraw from Courses for Summer Module II
Friday August 13 Last Day of Summer Module II
Sunday August 15 Grades for Graduating Seniors Due
Tuesday August 17 Final Grades for Summer Module II Due
Wednesday August 18 Commencement
Residence Halls Close at 6:00PM for Graduating Seniors

Online Programs

5-Week Module Classes

Subterm/Module Start Date Add/Drop Ends at Midnight Last Day to Withdraw End Date Final Grades Due
Fall Term 1 August 24, 2020 August 26, 2020 September 11, 2020 September 27, 2020 September 30, 2020
Fall Term 2 September 28, 2020 September 30, 2020 October 16, 2020 November 1, 2020 November 4, 2020
Fall Term 3 November 42 2020 November 4, 2020 November 20, 2020 December 6, 2020 December 9, 2020
Spring Term 1 January 11, 2021 January 13, 2021 January 29, 2021 February 14, 2021 February 17, 2021
Spring Term 2 February 15, 2021 February 17, 2021 March 5, 2021 March 21, 2021 March 24, 2021
Spring Term 3 March 22, 2021 March 24, 2021 April 9, 2021 April 25, 2021 April 28, 2021
Summer Term 1 May 3, 2021 May 5, 2021 May 21, 2021 June 6, 2021 June 9, 2021
Summer Term 2 June 7, 2021 June 9, 2021 June 25, 2021 July 11, 2021 July 14, 2021
Summer Term 3 July 12, 2021 July 14, 2021 July 30, 2021 August 15, 2021 August 18, 2021
           

10-Week Modules Classes

       
Subterm/Module Start Date Add/Drop Ends at Midnight Last Day to Withdraw End Date Final Grades Due
Fall 10-Wk Term 1 August 24, 2020 August 26, 2020 October 9, 2020 November 1, 2020 November 4, 2020
Fall 10- Wk Term 2 September 28, 2020 September 30, 2020 November 13, 2020 December 6, 2020 December 9, 2020
Spring 10-Wk Term 1 January 11, 2021 January 13, 2021 February 26, 2021 March 21, 2021 March 24, 2021
Spring 10-Wk Term 2 February 15, 2021 February 17, 2021 April 2, 2021 April 25, 2021 April 28, 2021
Summer 10-Wk Term 1 May 3, 2021 May 5, 2021 June 18, 2021 July 11, 2021 July 14, 2021
Summer 10-Wk Term 2 June 7, 2021 June 9, 2021 July 23, 2021 August 15, 2021 August 18, 2021

2020-2021 Final Exam Schedule

Exam Week Schedules

Fall 2020

Regular Meeting Time Exam Day Exam Time
MWF 8:00 AM Thursday, December 10 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MWF 9:00 AM Wednesday, December 9 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MWF 10:00 AM Monday, December 7 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MWF 11:00 AM Monday, December 7 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MWF 12:00 PM Wednesday, December 9 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MW 1:00 PM Wednesday, December 9 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MW 2:30 PM Monday, December 7 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MW 4:00 PM Sunday, December 6 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 8:00 AM Thursday, December 10 2:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Tues/Thurs 9:30 AM Tuesday, December 8 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tues/Thurs 11:00 AM Thursday, December 10 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 1:30 PM Tuesday, December 8 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 3:00 PM Tuesday, December 8 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 4:30 PM Sunday, December 6 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Spring 2021

Regular Meeting Time Exam Day Exam Time
MWF 8:00 AM Thursday, April 29 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MWF 9:00 AM Wednesday, April 28 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MWF 10:00 AM Monday, April 26 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
MWF 11:00 AM Monday, April 26 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MWF 12:00 PM Wednesday, April 28 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
MW 1:00 PM Wednesday, April 28 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MW 2:30 PM Monday, April 26 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MW 4:00 PM Sunday, April 25 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 8:00 AM Thursday, April 29 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 9:30 AM Tuesday, April 27 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Tues/Thurs 11:00 AM Thursday, April 29 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 1:30 PM Tuesday, April 27 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 3:00 PM Tuesday, April 27 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tues/Thurs 4:30 PM Sunday, April 25 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM