Fall 2020

August 3—Monday

Payment of tuition due for advance registered students.

September 4—Friday

College offices closed.

September 7—Monday

Labor Day—College offices closed. Move-in Day for dorms is announced in the Events Calendar. Students also notified.

Note:

  • Classes for Fall Long Session run the full term beginning in the first week and ending in the last week of Fall term.
  • Subterms: Two "Seven Week sessions" and four "Three Week sessions" are available.
  • Calendar dates and deadlines are listed under Fall 2020 Subterms at the end of this section.

September 8—Tuesday

Classes begin for Fall

September 8 - 14—Tuesday - Monday

Late Online Registration Add/Drop Period—Office of the Registrar, Wilbur Arts Center (Full payment of tuition and fees required). (Students with classes scheduled to meet once-a-week for the first time on September 14, 2020, will have until September 15, 2020 to correct their schedule.)

September 15—Tuesday

Withdrawal Period: A grade of "WA" will be assigned from September 16, 2020, until October 16, 2020, or the midpoint of subterms. From October 16, 2020, to December 11, 2020, a "WA" or "WF" grade may be assigned. ("WA" grades are not computed in GPA. "WF" grades are computed as failure in GPA.) Faculty enter withdrawal grades online for their courses with Last Date of Attendance, if requested or if a student stops attending a class.

September 15—Tuesday

Registration for auditors, Prime (age 62 and over) and alumni auditors through the Office of the Registrar. MILL members make arrangements through the Director of Special Programs.

September 16—Wednesday

Incompletes for Spring 2020 and Summer Sessions 2020 become "F."

September 22—Tuesday—Mass of the Holy Spirit

Mass of the Holy Spirit for the opening of the academic year — Public Square Theatre — 10:00 am–11:00 pm. Class meeting times will be shortened to allow all students to attend:

Usual time New time

7:30 am–8:55 am 7:30 am–8:35 am

9:05 am–10:30 am 8:45 am–9:50 am

10:00 am–11:00 am Mass time

10:40 am–12:05 pm 11:10 am–12:05 pm

September 28—Monday

Last day to declare a course Pass/Fail.

October 1—Thursday

Deadline for filing application for graduation for December 2020 or January 2021 degree award date.

October 1—Thursday

Deadline for submitting online Health and Accident Insurance waivers for all full-time undergraduate students.

October 7—Wednesday—Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation, Public Square Theatre — 10:00 am–11:30 am. Class meeting times will be shortened to allow all students to attend:

Usual time New time

7:30 am–8:55 am 7:30 am–8:50 am

9:05 am–10:30 am 9:00 am–10:20 am

10:30 am–11:30 am Convocation time

10:40 am–12:05 pm 11:40 am–12:50 pm

12:15 pm–1:40 pm 1:00 pm–2:10 pm

1:50 pm–3:15 pm 2:20 pm–3:30 pm

3:25 pm-4:50 pm 3:40 pm-4:50 pm

October 12—Monday

Columbus Day—College closed.

October 13—Tuesday

Monday classes held this day.

October 16—Friday

Withdrawal Period: A grade of "WA" will be assigned from September 16, 2020, until October 16, 2020, or the midpoint of subterms. From October 16, 2020, to December 11, 2020, a "WA" or "WF" grade may be assigned. ("WA" grades are not computed in GPA. "WF" grades are computed as failure in GPA.) Faculty enter withdrawal grades online for their courses with Last Date of Attendance, if requested or if a student stops attending a class.

Last day to withdraw from a course with a "WA" or "WF." Faculty should enter withdrawal grades directly for their courses.Withdrawal grades due by December 11, 2020.

October 16—Friday

Mid-semester appraisals due.

October 19—Monday - November 20—Friday

Early registration and advisement begins for continuing matriculated students for Winter Intersession 2022 and Spring 2022. Newly accepted Graduate and new Doctoral students may be registered by their Schools. Registration times are by assigned times for Web Groups. Details will be posted in the Lion's Den Portal.

November 3—Tuesday

Election Day—Offices open. Classes in session.

November 11—Wednesday

Veterans’ Day. Offices open. Classes in session. See events calendar for special Veteran's Week events.

November 20—Friday

Last date to register early for Intersession. Any Intersession or Spring "reserved" courses not approved by the advisor are subject to being dropped on November 23, 2020.

November 23—Monday

All Intersession "reserved" courses not approved by the advisor are subject to being dropped after this date. Online registrations allowed until the Add/Drop period ends at the beginning of Intersession on January 4, 2021. Dropped students may register for open seats if available.

November 23—Monday

Intersession course tuition and fees are due. After this date, full payment is due within one business day after registration.

November 23—Monday

Registration for spring is on-going for continuing students in-person and online with advisor clearance. Non-degree or non-matriculated undergraduates and new undergraduate students entering for spring may register in-person. New students entering in the spring must be confirmed by Admissions and will be given appointments for advisement and registration.

November 25 - November 29—Wednesday - Sunday

Thanksgiving Recess—College closed.

December 1—Tuesday

Deadline for filing application for graduation in May 2021. Late applications still accepted for December 2020 and January 2021.

November 30—Monday

Classes resume.

December 11—Friday

Withdrawal Period: A grade of "WA" will be assigned from September 16, 2020, until October 16, 2020, or the midpoint of subterms. From October 16, 2020, to December 11, 2020, a "WA" or "WF" grade may be assigned. ("WA" grades are not computed in GPA. "WF" grades are computed as failure in GPA.) Faculty enter withdrawal grades online for their courses with Last Date of Attendance, if requested or if a student stops attending a class.

December 14 - 21—Monday - Monday

Final examination or last class meetings. Use schedule as posted in Lion's Den portal.

December 21—Monday

Meeting make-up day. Recorded award date of December 2020 degrees and certificates. No ceremony. Deadline for any outstanding incomplete or missing work for students graduating with December degree award date is December 21, 2020.

December 21—Monday

Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

December 21 - 22—Monday - Tuesday

College offices open.

December 22 —Tuesday (12:00 noon)

Grades due to office of the Registrar 48 hours after last class or final examination or by noon on Tuesday. (Weekend courses submit grades by Tuesday at noon.)

December 23 - January —Wednesday - Sunday

College closed.