Long Session 2019–2020

July 24
Wednesday Last day during the summer session that new summer session students, continuing students, readmitted students, and new graduate students can register for the fall semester.
July 30
Tuesday Tuition bills for the fall semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
August 16
Friday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for the fall semester by Wednesday, July 24. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
Orientation for new graduate international students.
August 19
Monday Orientation for new undergraduate international students.
August 20
Tuesday University required Orientation for new undergraduate transfer students.
August 21
Wednesday University required Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.

Fall Semester 2019

August 23
Friday Registration for the fall semester for new undergraduate students and all graduate students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3.
Last day a graduate student may register in absentia
University residence halls open at 9:00 a.m.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
August 26
Monday Registration for the fall semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 27; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m, on Tuesday, September 3. 
Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Friday, August 16.
August 27
Tuesday Registration and add/drop for the fall semester for all students.
Tuition payment for undergraduate students who registered after Wednesday, July 24 are due by 5:00 p.m.
August 28
Wednesday Classes begin.
September 2
Monday Labor Day holiday.
September 3
Tuesday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student's dean.
Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details).
Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean.
Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean.
Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate, graduate, and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
September 13
Friday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information, Academic, Policies and Procedures and Registration, Tuition, and Fees for details.)
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class.
Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
September 27
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 16
Wednesday Intrasemester reports due in the deans’ offices.  
October 23
Wednesday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
October 24-25, 28-30
Thursday-Friday, Monday-Wednesday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the spring semester.
October 25
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
October 31
Thursday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.
October 28-November 8
Daily Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students. 
November 12
Tuesday Tuition bills for the spring semester distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
November 15
Friday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
November 25
Monday Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
November 27-30
Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving holidays.
December 6
Friday Last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean. 
December 7
Saturday Fall graduation ceremonies in some of the colleges and schools. 
December 9
Monday Last class day.
Last day a graduate student or a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
Last day an undergraduate may register in absentia. 
December 10
Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
December 10-11, 15
Tuesday-Wednesday, Sunday No-class days.
December 11-14, 16-20
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Friday Fall semester final examinations in the School of Law.
December 12-14, 16-18
Thursday-Saturday, Monday-Wednesday Fall semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
December 19
Thursday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m.
December 20
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 21
Saturday Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)
 

 

Spring Semester 2020

January 9
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for spring semester by Friday, November 8. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments. 
January 10
Friday Orientation for new international students.
January 13
Monday Orientation and testing begin for new undergraduate students.
Registration for the spring semester for continuing and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 9. 
January 14
Tuesday Registration for the spring semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 9. 
January 15
Wednesday Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17; graduate and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 9.
January 16-17
Thursday-Friday Registration for the spring semester for new, readmitted, and continuing students who have not yet registered. To complete registration, undergraduate students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 17; graduate students and law students must pay tuition by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 24.
Add/drop for the spring semester for students who have registered and paid their tuition by Thursday, January 9.
January 17
Friday Tuition bills due by 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who have registered but not paid.
University residence halls open at 9:00 a.m.
University Health Services benefits become available to registered students.
January 20
Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
January 21
Tuesday Classes begin.
January 24
Friday Fourth class day; Last day of the official add/drop period; after this date, changes in registration may require the approval of the department chair and usually the student’s dean. 
Last day undergraduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the registrar. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures, for details.)
Last day graduate students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the graduate dean.
Last day law students may register and pay tuition without the approval of the dean.
Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate, graduate, and law students. Tuition may be paid in full or in installments.
February 5
Wednesday Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Last day an undergraduate student may add a class except for rare and extenuating circumstances. 
Payment for added classes (add bill) due by 5:00 p.m.
Last day to drop a class for a possible refund. (See General Information, Academic Policies and Procedures and Registration, Tuition, and Fees for details.)
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, add a class.
Last day a law student may add a class. Last day a law student may drop a class without the approval of the dean.
February 21
Friday Second tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 7
Saturday Intrasemester reports due in the deans' offices.
March 16-21
Monday-Saturday Spring break.
March 27
Friday Final tuition payment due for students who selected the installment plan.
March 30
Monday Last day to apply for a law degree.
Last day a law student may register in absentia.
April 4
Saturday 72nd Annual Honors Day Program.
April 6
Monday Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean’s approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day a law student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Last day to apply for an undergraduate degree.
April 15-17, 20-24
Wednesday-Friday, Monday-Friday Academic advising for continuing and readmitted students for the summer session and the fall semester.
April 17
Friday Last day to apply for a graduate degree.
April 20-May 1
Daily Registration for the summer session and the fall semester for continuing and readmitted students.
April 27
Monday Last day a graduate student may change registration in a class to or from the credit/no credit basis.
May 4
Monday Last class day in the School of Law.
Last day a law student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
May 5
Tuesday Reading day in the School of Law.
Tuition bills for the summer session distributed to students electronically. Notice is sent to the e-mail address on the student’s record.
May 6-9, 11-16
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Saturday, Spring semester final examinations in the School of Law.
May 8
Friday Last class day except in the School of Law.
Last day to submit master’s report, recital, thesis, doctoral dissertation, or treatise to the graduate dean.
Last day a graduate student may, with the required approvals, drop a class or withdraw from the University.
Last day an undergraduate student my register in absentia.
May 11-12, 17
Monday-Tuesday, Sunday No-class days.
May 13-16, 18-19
Wednesday-Saturday, Monday-Tuesday Spring semester final examinations except in the School of Law.
May 20
Wednesday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. (except for graduating students).
May 21
Thursday Tuition payment deadline is 5:00 p.m. for undergraduate students who registered for the summer session during the spring.
May 22-23
Friday-Saturday Graduation ceremonies in the colleges and schools.
May 22
Friday Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
May 23
Saturday Commencement (official graduation date).
May 24
Sunday University residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. for graduating students.