Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

Event Day Date
New Student Move-in Thursday Aug. 20
Orientation for New Students Entering Fall 2020 Thur-Tues Aug. 20-25
Transfer and Exchange Student Registration Friday Aug. 21
Convocation Friday Aug. 21
New First Year Student Registration Returning Student Move-in Saturday Aug. 22
Returning Student Move-in
Saturday
Aug. 22
First Day of Classes (No morning classes - classes start at 1:30 PM) 
Tuesday Aug. 25
Clearance Tues-Wed Aug. 25-26
Final Day to Withdraw for a 90% Tuition Refund Tuesday Aug. 31
Applied Music Add Deadline Friday Sept. 4
Last Day to Add 4-unit Classes and Independent Studies Friday Sept. 4
Labor Day -- No Classes Monday Sept. 7
Final Day to Withdraw for a 80% Tuition Refund Tuesday Sept. 8
Applied Music Drop Deadline
Friday Sept. 11
Final Day to Withdraw for a 70% Tuition Refund
Tuesday Sept. 15
CR/NC Forms Due Friday Sept. 18
Census Date
Monday Sept. 21
Final Day to Withdraw for a 60% Tuition Refund Tuesday
Sept. 22
Final Day to Change to Part-Time Status with a Tuition Adjustment Tuesday Sept. 29
Final Day to Withdraw for a 50% Tuition Refund Tuesday
Oct. 29
Last Day to Drop Classes without a "W" Friday
Oct. 2
Late Drop Period Begins Monday Oct. 5
Low Grade Notice Submission Period Mon-Fri  Oct. 5-16

Mid-Semester

  • Last Day to add One and Two Unit Classes

  • Last Day to Audit a Class

Friday

 

Oct. 9

 

Fall Break -- No Classes Mon-Tues Oct. 12-13
Advising Week
Mon-Fri
Oct. 26 - Oct. 30
Registration Week for Spring 2021
Mon-Fri
Nov. 2 - 6
Thanksgiving Break -- No Classes
Wed-Sun
Nov. 25 - Nov. 27
Last Day of Classes (No afternoon classes - classes end at 11:30 AM)
  • Petitions for Incomplete Due
  • Last Day to Late Drop from Classes

Tuesday

 




Dec. 1





Reading Days Wed.-Thur.
Dec. 2-3
Final Exams Friday Dec. 4
Reading Days
Sat.-Sun. Dec. 5-6
Final Exams Resume
Mon.-Fri.  Dec. 7-11
End of Semester Friday  Dec. 11


Student Move-Out


24 Hours after Last Final
Exam or by Hall Closing
(whichever comes first)
Residence Halls Close at 10 AM Saturday Dec. 12
Grades Due Tuesday Dec. 15

Spring 2021

Event Day Date
Orientation for New Students Entering in the Spring 2021 Friday Jan. 15
Returning Students Move-in 10 AM Sunday Jan. 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday -- No Classes Monday Jan. 18
First Day of Classes Tuesday Jan. 19
Clearance Tues-Wed Jan. 19-20
Final Day to Withdraw for a 90% Tuition Refund Monday Jan. 25
Last Day to Add Four Unit Classes and Independent Studies Friday Jan. 29
Applied Music Add Deadline Friday
Jan. 29
Final Day to Withdraw for a 80% Tuition Refund
Monday Feb. 1
Applied Music Drop Deadline
Friday 
Feb. 5
Final Day to Withdraw for a 70% Tuition Refund
Monday Feb. 8
CR/NC Forms Due
Friday
Feb. 12
Presidents' Day Holiday -- No Classes Monday Feb. 15
Census Date Tuesday  Feb. 16
Final Day to Withdraw for a 60% Tuition Refund Tuesday Feb. 16
Final Day to Change to Part-Time Status with Tuition Adjustment
Tuesday Feb. 23
Final Day to Withdraw for a 50% Tuition Refund Tuesday
Feb. 23
Last Day to Drop Classes without a "W" Friday Feb. 26
Late Drop Period Begins Monday Mar. 1
Mid-Semester Low Grade Notice Submission Period Mon-Thur Mar. 1 - 18

Mid-Semester

  • Last Day to Add One and Two Unit classes
  • Last Day to Audit a Class
Friday Mar. 5
Spring Break -- No Classes
Mon-Fri Mar. 8-12
Advising Week Mon-Fri Mar. 22-26
Registration Week for Fall 2021 Mon-Fri Mar. 29 - Apr. 2
Senior Comps Grades Due to Registrar Monday Apr. 19
Founders Day -- No Classes
Tuesday Apr. 20
College Honors Due to Registrar Monday Apr. 26
Last Day of Classes
  • Petition Deadline for those who are ineligible to participate in commencement
  • Incomplete Petitions Due
  • Last Day to Late Drop from Classes
Tuesday






Apr. 28






Reading Days Wed-Thurs Apr. 28-29
Final Exams Friday Apr. 30
Reading Days
Sat-Sun
May 1-2
Final Exams Resume
Mon-Fri May 3-7
End of Semester Friday May 7

Student Move-Out
24 Hours after Last Final Exam or by Hall Closing (whichever comes first)
Senior Grades Due Tuesday May 11
Commencement Sunday May 16
Non-Senior Grades Due Monday  May 17
Residence Halls Close for Graduating Seniors at 10 AM Monday May 17