2020-21 Graduate Catalog


Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2020
Registration Monday, August 10

First classes meet, 8 a.m. Monday, August 17
Last day for late registration, changing or adding courses Friday, August 21
Last day for semester-fee students (only) to drop below 12 hours and receive partial-tuition refund Friday, August 21
Last day to withdraw from class and receive:
100% tuition refund Friday, August 21
75% tuition refund Friday, August 28

50% tuition refund Friday, September 4
Mid-semester reports of unsatisfactory work due in the Office of the Registrar, 9 a.m Wednesday, October 7
Last day to remove "I" grade from prior long semester

Thursday, October 15

Last day students may withdraw from a class
Thursday, October 22
Last day for electing Pass/No-Credit grading option Friday, October 23

Advance registration for spring semester Thursday, October 22

  Friday, October 23
  Monday-Friday, October 26-30
Monday - Friday, November 2-6
Last day of classes Tuesday, November 17

Final examinations Wednesday-Friday, November 18-20
Final examinations continued Monday-Tuesday, November 23-24
Degrees conferred Saturday, December 21
Residence halls close Saturday, December 21
Spring Semester 2021
Registration Monday, January 11

First classes meet, 8 a.m. Tuesday, January 19
Last day for late registration, changing or adding courses  Monday, January 25

Last day for semester-fee students (only) to drop below 12 hours and receive partial-tuition refund Monday, January 25

Martin Luther King Jr., holiday  Monday, January 18
Last day to withdraw from class and receive:
100% tuition refund Friday, January 25

75% tuition refund Monday, February 1

50% tuition refund Monday, February 8

25% tuition refund (No refunds after this date) Monday, February 15

Mid-semester reports of unsatisfactory work due in the Office of the Registrar, 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 3

Spring Refresh on campus
Class recess Tuesday, March 9

Class recess Wednesday, March 10

Class recess Thursday, March 11
Last day to remove “I” grade from prior long semester Thursday, March 25
Advance registration for fall semester Thursday-Friday, April 1-April 2
Advance registration for fall semester continued Monday-Friday, April 5-9
Last day students may withdraw from a class Wednesday, April 7
Last day for electing Pass/No-Credit grading option Thursday, April 8

Last day of classes Friday, April 30

Final examinations Monday-Friday, May 3 - May 7

Baccalaureate and Commencement Saturday, May 9

Residence halls close Saturday, May 9

Summer Semester 2021
May (three week) and eight week sessions begin Monday, May 10

Memorial Day holiday Monday, May 31

May (three week) session ends Friday, May 28

June (five-week) session begins Tuesday, June 1

Juneteenth holiday Friday, June 18
Independence Day holiday Monday, July 5

June (five-week) session ends Friday, July 2

July (four-week) session begins Tuesday, July 6

July (four-week) session ends Friday, July 30

Please Note: Because Neeley Graduate Programs offer modules, the add/drop and refund dates provided above may not apply. Please confirm all drop/add periods for module format classes on the Registrar’s Office Academic Calendar.