Academic Calendar 2019-2020


Fall Semester 2019

July 10, Wednesday First payment due for fall semester courses

August 23, Friday On-line add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8 AM

August 26, Monday Classes Begin

August 29, Thursday Final day to change schedules; on-line add/drop closes at 4 PM  (courses on schedule after this day apply towards HOPE)

September 2, Monday Labor Day (no classes)

September 11, Wednesday Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for 1st 7-week courses

September 27, Friday Final date to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses;  
Last day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7-week courses

October 4, Friday Mountain Day activities, no classes after 2:00 pm 

October 5, Saturday Mountain Day

October 11, Friday First 7-week classes end

October 12, Saturday Online grading opens for 1st 7-week courses @ 7 AM; closes Tues. 10/15 @ 10 AM

October 12-15, Sat.-Tues. Fall Weekend, no classes

October 16, Wednesday Second 7-week classes begin

October 17, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W grade for 2nd 7-week classes (IN-OFFICE REGISTRATION ONLY)

October 28, Monday Senior exit examinations (major field)

October 28-Nov. 1, Advisement, Week 1

November 4-8, Advisement, Week 2

November 4-15 Pre-registration (closes at 4 PM, Nov. 15); Application to graduate in Spring, Summer, or Fall of 2020 open on VikingWeb

November 6, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 2nd 7-week classes

November 15, Friday Last day to withdraw with W or WF for full term and 2nd 7-week classes; Deadline for Cultural Events for students graduating in December

November 27-29 Thanksgiving Holidays (no classes)

December 6, Friday Last day of classes

December 9, Monday Online grading opens @ 7:00 AM

December 9-13 Final examinations (Monday-Friday)

December 10, Tuesday First payment due for spring semester courses

December 16, Monday All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes)

December 20, Friday Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during fall term

Spring Semester 2020

January 10, Friday Online add/drop for cleared returning students opens at 8:00 am   

January 13, Monday Classes begin

January 16, Thursday Final day to change schedules for full term and 1st 7-week; on-line add/drop closes at 4:00 pm; (courses on schedule after this date apply towards HOPE)

January 20, Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)

January 29, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 1st 7-week courses

February 14, Friday Final day to withdraw with automatic grade of W for full term courses; final day to withdraw with W or WF for 1st 7-week courses

February 28, Friday First 7-week classes end

February 29, Saturday Online grading for 1st 7 week courses opens @ 7:00 AM; closes Wed, 3/4 @ 10 AM

March 2, Monday Second 7-week classes begin

March 2, Monday Senior Exit Examinations (major field)

March 3, Tuesday Last day to add/drop 2nd 7-week classes

March 9-13 Spring Break (no classes) 

March 16-20 Advisement, Week 1 

March 23-27 Advisement, Week 2

March 23-April 3 Application for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduation; Pre-registration for Summer and Fall 2020 (Online or in-office)

March 25, Wednesday Last day to withdraw with automatic W grade for 2nd 7-week classes

April 7, Tuesday Symposium on Student Scholarship - classes suspended

April 9, Thursday Last day to withdraw with W or WF full term and 2nd 7-week classes; Deadline for Cultural Events for May graduating students 

April 10, Friday Good Friday (no classes)

April 28, Tuesday Last day of classes

April 29, Wednesday Reading Day

April 30, Thursday Online grading opens @ 7 AM

April 30-May 6 Final Exams (Thursday-Wednesday)

May 6, Wednesday Grades for graduating students due 10:00 AM

May 6, Wednesday Baccalaureate

May 8, Friday Graduate Student Commencement

May 9, Saturday Undergraduate Student Commencement

May 11, Monday All grades due to Registrar’s Office by 10:00 AM (online grading closes) 

SUMMER SEMESTER 2020

May 18, Monday - Block A (UG and GR—5 weeks) and Block C (UG and GR—10 weeks) begin

May 19, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block A & C Classes (4 PM)

May 25, Monday - Memorial Day (no classes)

May 28, Thursday - Final day to withdraw from Block A classes with automatic grade of W

June 8, Monday - Block D (GR—6 weeks) begins

June 9, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block D classes (4 PM); final day to withdraw from Block A classes with W or WF; final day to withdraw from Block C classes with automatic grade of W

June 19, Friday - Block A ends (online entry for Block A opens for one week starting Saturday, June 20); final day to withdraw from Block D with automatic grade of W

June 22, Monday - Block B (UG and GR—5 weeks) begins

June 23, Tuesday - Deadline to add/drop Block B classes (4 PM)

July 1, Wednesday - Final day to withdraw from Block B or C with W or WF

July 3, Friday - Final day to withdraw from Block D with W or WF

July 4, Saturday - Independence Day

July 14, Tuesday - Final day to withdraw from Block B with W or WF

July 17, Friday - Block D ends (online grade entry for Block D opens one week starting Saturday, July 18)

July 24, Friday - Blocks B and C end

July 25, Saturday - Online grade entry opens for all Summer Blocks (all grades due by Friday, July 31 @ 10 AM)

August 7, Friday - Conferral of diplomas for students completing all degree requirements during summer term