Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
|April 24-June 30, 2020||Mon. - Fri.||Open Registration - Continuing Students|
|April 24-Sept. 8, 2020||Mon. - Fri.||Open Registration - New Students|
|July 1 - Sept. 8, 2020||Mon. - Fri.||Late Registration - All Continuing Students|
|Aug. 18||President Marcy's State of the University Address|
|Aug. 18||Academic Retreat|
|Aug.19||New Faculty Orientation|
|Aug. 20- 23||General Orientation Session for New Students.|
|Aug. 23||Sun.||Last Day to receive 100% tutition refund.|
|Aug. 24||Mon.||First Day of Classes|
|Sept. 7||Mon.||Labor Day - Campus Closed|
|Sept. 8||Tues.||Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade & with 75% Refund|
|Sept. 15||Tues.||Census Day|
|Sept. 15||Tues.||Last day to register for Internships|
|Oct. 16||Fri.||Fall Break Day|
|Oct. 16||Fri.||Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar|
|Oct. 21-Nov. 6||Mon. - Fri.||Academic Advising for Spring 2021|
|Nov. 6||Fri.||Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"|
|Nov. 9-12||Mon. - Thurs.||Priority Registration for Spring 2021|
|Nov. 13||Fri.||Deadline to file Graduation (May and Aug 2021)
Open Registration Begins - New & Continuing Students
|Nov. 25||Wed.||Academic Holiday|
|Nov. 26-27||Thurs.-Fri.||Thanksgiving Holiday - Campus Closed|
|Dec. 1||Tues.||"Incomplete" work from previous semester due to instructor|
|Dec. 4||Fri.||Last Day of Classes|
|Dec. 7 - 11||Mon.-Fri.||Final Examinations|
|Dec. 16||Wed.||Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office - Grades Posted in Self Service|
|Dec. 23-Jan. 1||Thurs.-Fri.||Winter Break - Campus Closed|
|Mar. 30–April 17||Mon.– Fri.||Academic Advising|
|April 20–23||Mon.-Thurs.||Priority Registration|
|April 24||Fri.||Open Registration|
|May 25||Mon.||Memorial Day (campus holiday)|
|May 26||Tues.||First Day of Classes|
|June 2||Tues.||Deadline to Add or Drop a Class|
|July 2-3||Thurs.-Fri.||4th of July Holiday|
|July 6||Mon.||Deadline to Withdraw from a Class with a Grade of 'W'|
|July 31||Fri.||Last Day of Class|
|Aug. 7||Fri.||Grades Due & Posted|
|Nov. 15–Dec. 31||Mon.– Fri.||Open Registration - Continuing Students|
|Nov. 15–Jan. 17||Mon.– Fri.||Open Registration for New Students|
|Jan. 1–Feb. 3||Mon.– Fri.||Late Registration - All Continuing Students|
|TBA||Mon.||New Faculty Orientation|
|TBA||Thur.||FT Faculty Retreat|
|Jan. 20||Mon.||Martin Luther King Day - Campus Holiday|
|Jan. 21||Tues.||First Day of Classes|
|Feb. 3||Mon.||Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade and with 100 percent refund|
|Feb. 17||Mon.||President's Day - Campus Holiday|
|Feb. 18||Tues.||Census Day|
|Feb. 18||Tues.||Last day to register for Internships|
|March 9-13||Mon. – Fri.||Spring Break - Academic Holiday|
|March 13||Fri.||Spring Break Day - Campus Holiday|
|March 29||Sun.||Mid-Term Grades due to the Registrar's Office|
|March 31||Tues.||Cesar Chavez Day Observed - Campus Holiday|
|March 30-April 17||Mon.—Fri.||Advising for Summer and Fall 2020|
|April 10||Fri.||Good Friday - Campus Holiday|
|April 12||Fri.||Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W" (may be done via email)|
|April 20-24||Mon.– Thurs.||Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2020|
|April 22||Wed.||Cancelled — University Conference|
|April 24||Fri.||Deadline to file for Fall 2020 Graduation.
Open Registration Begins - New and Continuing Students
|April 24||Fri.||Graduation Applications for December 2020|
|May 1||Fri.||"Incomplete" work from previous semester due to instructor|
|May 5||Tues.||Last Day of Classes|
|May 6||Wed.||Study Day|
|May 7-13||Thurs.–Wed.||Final Examinations|
|May 16||Sat.||Commencement - Graduate & Undergraduate|
|May 20||Wed.||Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office - Grades Posted in Self Service|
- Campus Holidays (no classes and campus offices are closed)
- Academic Holidays (no classes but campus offices are open)
- All dates subject to change. Last updated 12/3/19
Final Exam Week
Here you will find details about Final Exam Week and your final exam schedule.
- During final exam week, all regular class are subject to the final exam schedule.
- Final exams are held in the same classroom in which the class has met all semester.
- Final exams are not optional.
- Final exam week is considered the final week of instruction in the semester.
- Final exam week period will meet week 16 of the term. Fall (Monday-Friday) and spring (Thursday-Wednesday) Please see Academic Calendar for exact dates.
- All classes that give a final exam will meet at only one of their regularly scheduled times during final exam week to administer the exam.
- Classes that meet once a week will hold the final at their normal weekly day/time during final exam week.
Please note — If your class only meets one day a week, then your final exam is at your regularly scheduled time.
If your class meets Mondays and Wednesdays:
|Time block start time:||Final exam day:|
|5:50 p.m. (dinner)||Monday|
If your class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays:
|Time block start time:||Final exam day:|
|12:30 a.m. (lunch)||Tuesday|
|5:30 p.m. (dinner)||Thursday|
Please always confirm final exam schedule with your instructor or syllabus.