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2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Summer 2020

 

MAY

May 11-26

Check-in for ALL summer students (E1, E2, and projects)

May 18 Graduate Summer 2020 Courses Begin

May 25

Memorial Day; No Classes

May 26

E1 Courses Begin

May 29

Follow Monday Schedule

JUNE

June 1 Last day to add/drop E1 courses

June 8

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in D term 

Deadline for ETDs for projects completed in the Spring semester.

 

JULY

July 9 E1 Courses End

July 13

E2 Courses Begin

July 14 Grades due for E1 courses

July 17

Last day to Add/Drop E2 courses & Summer projects

Deadline for E1 grading option @ 5pm EDT (students may elect to be graded on the P/NR/NC scale)

 

AUGUST

August 14

Last day of E2 Courses/Projects

Deadline for submission of eCDRs (undergraduate) and ETDs (graduate) for all September 2020 graduation candidates

August 19 Grades due for E2 and Summer Semester courses
August 21 Deadline for E2/full summer semester grading option @ 5pm EDT (students may elect to be graded on the P/NR/NC scale)
 

Fall 2020 

 

August

23 Mandatory web check-in for Fall semester opens

31

A term begins/Fall Semester begins (online & on-campus)

 

September

1

September Graduation

4

Last day to add/drop A term courses (no fee)

11

Last day to add/drop A term courses (with fee)

Last day to add/drop semester long courses

Last day to register projects for A term

Deadline for eCDRsETDs completed in E term (for students not graduating in September)

 

October

2

Last day to withdraw from A term (7-week) courses (graduate students only)

16

Last day of A term

Last day to withdraw from 10-week courses (graduate students only)

21

B term courses begin

23

Grades due for A term by 5pm

27

Last day to add/drop B term courses (no fee)

 

November

3

Last day to add/drop B term courses (with fee)

Last day to register projects for B term

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in A term

10

Last day to withdraw from semester long (14 week) courses (graduate students only)

13

Last day of 10 week online courses

24

Last day to withdraw/take an LOA for the fall semester

25-29

Thanksgiving break; No classes

 

December

11

Last day of B term; Last day of Fall semester

Deadline for eCDRs & ETDs for all December graduation candidates

16

Grades due for B term/Fall semester by 5pm

30

December Graduation

Spring 2021

January

13

C term begins; Spring semester begins (follow Monday schedule)

18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; No classes

20

Last day to add/drop C term courses (no fee)

27

Last day to add/drop C term courses (with fee)

Last day to add/drop 14 week semester long courses

Last day to register projects for C term

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in B term

 

February

17

Last day to withdraw from C term courses (graduate students only)

 

March

5

Last day of C term

Last day to withdraw from 10 week courses (graduate students only)

8-12

Spring Break; No classes

10

Grades due for C term by 5pm

15

D term begins

19

Last day to add/drop D term courses (no fee)

26

Last day to add/drop D term courses (with fee)

Last day to register projects for D term

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in C term

 

April

2

Last day to withdraw from 14 week (semester long) courses (graduate students only)

16

Last day to withdraw or take an LOA for the Spring semester

Last day to withdraw from D term courses (graduate students only)

19

Patriot’s Day; No classes

23

Project Presentation Day; No classes

29 Deadline for submission of e-CDRs (undergraduate) and ETDs (graduate) for all May 2021 candidates

 

May

4

Last day of D term; Last day of Spring semester (follow Friday schedule)

6

Grades due for all graduate courses

7

Grades due for all undergraduate courses

Humanities and Arts e-CDRs (D term) due by 12pm for May candidates only

13

Graduate Commencement @ 5:30 pm

15

Undergraduate Commencement @ 10 am