Fall 2020

Academic Calendar for Fall 2020
Date Event
August 24 Classes Begin for ALL College of Health Sciences (CHS) Graduate programs, 2nd Degree Nursing, and Pharmacy
August 25 Virtual University Convocation
August 28 Last day to add/drop a Fall course(s)
September 7 Labor Day, but the University is open as usual and classes will meet
October 7 Registration begins for Spring and Summer
October 20 Deadline for Graduate Graduation Application for Fall 2020
November 11 Last day to withdraw from a Fall course or to withdraw completely from ALL Fall courses without academic penalty
November 11 Deadline to submit Pass/Fail form for a course being taken in the current semester
Nov 25-27 Thanksgiving Break (no classes meet)
December 3 Last Day of Classes
December 4 Study Day
December 7 Final Exams begin
December 12 Fall 2020 Degree Conferral Date (no ceremony)
December 15 Final Grades Due (Tuesday)

Spring 2021

Academic Calendar for Spring 2021
Date Event
January 4 Classes Begin for ALL College of Health Sciences (CHS) Graduate programs, 2nd Degree Nursing, and Pharmacy
January 15 Last day to add/drop a Spring course(s)
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (no classes meet)
Mid/Late March Registration begins for Fall (exact date TBA)
April 2

Last day to withdraw from a Spring course or to withdraw completely from all Spring courses without academic penalty

April 2 Deadline to submit Pass/Fail form for a course being taken in the current semester 
April 5 Easter Holiday (no classes meet)
April 16 Last Day of Classes
April 19-22 Final Exams (Monday-Thursday)
April 23 Tentative Spring Commencement for all CHS Graduate programs (Health Professions, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health) (Friday)
May 4 Final Grades Due (Tuesday)

Summer 2021 - 14-Week Term (CHS)

Academic Calendar for Full Summer Term 2021 (14 Weeks)
for Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies
Date Event
May 10 Classes Begin (Monday)
May 14 Last Day to add or drop a Full Summer Term (14-wk) course(s)
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes meet)
July 5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes meet)
July 15 Last day to withdraw from a Full Summer Term (14-wk) course or to withdraw completely from ALL Full Summer Term (14-wk) courses without academic penalty
July 15 Deadline to submit Pass/Fail form for a course being taken in the current term
August 6 Last Day of Classes (Friday)
August 9-13 Final Exams (Monday-Friday)
August 17 Final Grades Due (Tuesday)

Summer 2021 - 12-Week Term (CHS)

Academic Calendar for Summer 2021 12-Week Term
(excluding Pharmacy and Physician Assistant Studies)
Date Event
May 17 Classes Begin (Monday)
May 21 Last Day to add or drop a Summer 12-wk course(s)
May 31 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes meet)
July 5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes meet)
July 15 Last day to withdraw from a Summer 12-wk course or to withdraw completely from ALL Summer 12-wk courses without academic penalty
July 15 Deadline to submit Pass/Fail form for a course being taken in the current term
August 4 Last Day of Classes (Wednesday)
August 5-6 Final Exams (Thursday-Friday)
August 10 Final Grades Due (Tuesday)

Summer 2021 - 10-Week Term (aka Sum III)

Academic Calendar for Summer III 2021 (10 Weeks)
Date Event
June 1 Classes begin (Tuesday)
June 4 Last day to add or drop a Summer III (10-wk) course(s)
July 5 Independence Day Holiday (no classes meet)
July 22 Last day to withdraw from a Summer III (10-wk) course or to withdraw completely from ALL Summer III (10-wk) courses without academic penalty
July 22 Deadline to submit Pass/Fail form for a course being taken in the current term
August 4 Last Day of Classes (Wednesday)
August 5-6 Final Exams (Thursday-Friday)
August 9 Final Grades Due (Monday)