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Academic Records

Fall 2020 Session Academic Calendar & Deadlines 

Not all courses conform to the standard session dates. Please see individual courses for exact dates.

Subject to change.

DateDay(s) 
March 1 Sunday Registration begins for Graduate and Senior class standing students at 10pm
March 8 Sunday Registration begins for Junior class standing students at 10pm
March 15 Sunday Registration begins for Sophomore class standing students at 10pm
March 22 Sunday Registration begins for Freshmen class standing students at 10pm
August 24 Monday Classes Begin
August 30 Sunday Last day to register or add a class online
August 31 Monday Department permission required to add classes. Override form required to register.
September 7 Monday Labor Day Holiday - University Closed
September 21 Monday

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" grade on transcript.

*Absolute last day to register or add a class

October 2 Friday Last day to file the Pass/D/D+/Fail form
November 1 Sunday Last day to file the Repeat Course form
Last day to withdraw from an individual course - for Undergraduate students
Note: For courses shorter than 15 weeks, the student must withdraw within the first 2/3 of the course.
November 25-November 28 Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving Break - Classes not in session
November 29 Sunday

Last day to completely withdraw for all courses - for Undergraduate students

All campus instruction and exams move to an online format until the end of the term

November 30 Monday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.

December 1 Tuesday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.

Last day to withdraw from a course - for Graduate students

December 2-8 Wednesday-Tuesday Final exams for all classes
December 8 Tuesday Semester ends

Students are responsible for adhering to the published deadlines. Click the "Fee Information" tab at the top of the page for important information regarding refunds and fees.

Note: Unregistered students who remain in courses will not be allowed to register after this deadline and will forfeit any credits/grades that they feel they are entitled to by virtue of attending the course(s) in question.

DateDay(s)Deadline
June 1 Monday Late Registration Fee Begins for continuing undergraduates ($100)
August 3 Monday Bill payment due
August 4 Tuesday Late payment fee assessed ($100)
August 4 Tuesday Late registration fee for Continuing Undergraduates increases to $200
August 31 Through Monday 100% Tuition refund
September 9 Wednesday Change of program fee begins ($25)
September 9 Wednesday Late registration fee for all students begins ($300)
September 1-7 Tuesday - Monday 75% Tuition Refund
September 15 Tuesday Late payment fee assessed ($150)
September 8-14 Tuesday - Monday 50% Tuition Refund
September 15-21 Tuesday - Monday 25% Tuition Refund
October 1 Thursday Late graduation filing fee for December graduation ($50)
October 15 Tuesday Late Payment fee assessed ($250)

**PLEASE BE AWARE THAT FEES ARE NOT REFUNDABLE ONCE THE TERM BEGINS** 

THE TUITION REFUND SCHEDULE ABOVE ONLY APPLIES TO FULL SEMESTER COURSES. SHORTER DEADLINES APPLY TO SHORTER COURSES. STUDENTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TUITION & FEES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH UNIVERSITY POLICY, REGARDLESS OF CLASS ATTENDANCE.

*NOTE: UNREGISTERED STUDENTS WHO REMAIN IN COURSES WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO REGISTER AFTER THIS DEADLINE AND WILL FORFEIT ANY CREDITS/GRADES THAT THEY FEEL THEY ARE ENTITLED TO BY VIRTUE OF ATTENDING THE COURSE(S) IN QUESTION.


Click here for the School of Law Academic Calendar.

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