2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Semesters Spring 2020
Aug 22 Orientation for Campus-Based Graduate Students  Jan 23
Aug 24 University Housing Opens for New Students  
Aug 24-25 Fall Welcome Weekend for New Undergraduate Students
Aug 25 Housing Opens for Returning Students Jan 28
Aug 26 Classes Begin Jan 29
Aug 30 Convocation
Aug 30 Last Day to Add Courses Feb 4
Sep 2 Labor Day Holiday, No Classes
Sep 4 Last Day 100% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 7
Sep 5 Holy Spirit Liturgy
Sep 6 Last Day to Request Credit/No Credit Option (Undergrad only) Feb 12
Sep 11 Last Day 75% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 14
Sep 18 Last Day 50% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 21
Sep 25 Last Day 25% Tuition Refund (non-flat rate only) Feb 28
Sep 25 Last Day to Drop a Course with No Grade Feb 28
Sep 27 Last Day to Register for Graduate Comprehensive Exams

Feb 28

Oct 11 Semester Midpoint  Mar 13
Oct 11  Last Day to Elect Audit Grade Option  Mar 13
Oct 11  Incomplete Grade from Prior Term Due 
Oct 11 Last Day of Class before Break Mar 13
Oct 12 University Housing Closes Mar 13
Oct 12 Fall/Spring Break Begins Mar 14
Oct 15 University Housing Re-opens Mar 22
Oct 16 Classes Resume after Fall/Spring Break Mar 23
Oct 16  Mid-Semester Grades Due by Noon  Mar 25 
Oct 19  Graduate Comprehensive Exams  Mar 28
Nov 8 Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (Fall)
Nov 26 Last Day of Class before Thanksgiving/Easter Apr 8
Nov 27  University Housing Closes Apr 9
Nov 27 Thanksgiving/Easter Break Begins Apr 9
Nov 28 Thanksgiving/Easter Sunday Apr 12
Dec 1 University Housing Re-opens Apr 13
Dec 2 Classes Resume after Thanksgiving/Easter Apr 14
Classes Run on Monday Schedule  Apr 15
Last Day to Withdraw with "W" Grade (Spring) Apr 17
Dec 3 - 9 Last Week of Classes (Fall: Tues-Mon; Spring: Mon-Fri, NO EXAMS PERMITTED) May 11-15
Dec 9 Last Day of Class (Fall: Monday; Spring: Friday) May 15
Dec 10 Final Exams Begin (Fall: Tuesday; Spring: Monday) May 18
Dec 14 Final Exams and Semester End (Fall: Saturday; Spring: Friday) May 22
Dec 14 University Housing Closes May 23
Memorial Day Holiday  May 25 
Dec 14 Last Day of Term 
Dec 17 Final Grades Due by 3:00 p.m. May 25
Class Night  May 29
Baccalaureate Mass  May 30
Graduate Commencement May 30
Undergraduate Commencement May 31
University Housing Closes May 31

 

Important Notes:

In Fall Semester 2019, final exams for Monday classes with a start time of 4:30 p.m. or later will be held
on Friday, December 13 in the evening time slot, designated on the final exam schedule when issued.