Academic Calendar 2019-2020

The academic calendar for 2019–20 lists important dates and deadlines for the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters, as well as holiday periods and major College events such as Homecoming, Family Weekend, and Commencement.

Fall 2019

Date Details Event
Aug 21–25 Wed–Sun First Year Orientation
Aug 22–23 Thurs–Fri First Year Advising
Aug 26 Mon First day of classes
Sept 6 Fri Last day drop/add or change grading option
Oct 2–21 Wed–Mon Mid-semester reports due
Oct 4–6 Fri–Sun Homecoming
Oct 12–15 Sat–Tues Reading days
Oct 30 Wed First Year Registration for Spring 2020
Nov 1 Fri Fall Honors Day
Nov 1–3 Fri–Sun Family Weekend
Nov 8 Fri Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”
Nov 26 Tues, 5:00pm Thanksgiving break begins
Dec 2 Mon, 8:00am Thanksgiving break ends
Dec 6 Fri Last day of classes
Dec 8–14 Sun–Sat Final exams (Reading days: Sat 12/7 & Wed 12/11)
Dec 16 Mon All grades due

Spring 2020

Date Details Event
Jan 20 Mon First day of classes
Jan 31 Fri Last day drop/add or change grading option
Feb 26–Mar 23 Wed–Mon Mid-semester reports due
Mar 6 Fri, 5:00pm Spring break begins
Mar 16 Mon, 8:00am Spring break ends
Apr 1 Wed Rising Senior Registration for 2020–2021
Apr 3 Fri Last day to withdraw from classes with Grade of “W”
Apr 8 Wed Rising Junior Registration for 2020–2021
Apr 15 Wed Rising Sophomore Registration for 2020–2021
Apr 18 Sat Get Acquainted Day
May 1 Fri Last day of classes
May 1–2 Fri–Sat Celebration
May 3–9 Sun–Sat Final exams (Reading days: Sat 5/2 & Wed 5/6)
May 11 Mon All grades due
May 16 Sat Spring Honors Day and Baccalaureate
May 17 Sun Commencement

The Office of Spiritual and Religious Life maintains a calendar of religious holidays.