Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
|April 24-June 30||Mon.-Fri.||Open Registration – Continuing Students|
|April 24-Sept. 8||Mon.-Fri.||Open Registration – New Students|
|July 1-Sept. 8||Mon.-Fri.||Late Registration – All Continuing Students|
|Aug. 18||Tues.||President Marcy's State of the University Address|
|Aug. 18||Tues.||Academic Retreat|
|Aug. 19||Wed.||New Faculty Orientation|
|Aug. 20- 23||Thurs.-Sun.||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. 12-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|
|Nov. 16-Dec. 31, 2020||Mon.-Fri.||Open Registration – Continuing Students|
|Nov. 16-Jan. 17, 2021||Mon.- Fri.||Open Registration – New Students|
|Jan. 1- Feb. 1||Mon.-Fri.||Late Registration – All Continuing Students|
|Jan. 11||Mon.||New Faculty Orientation|
|Jan. 12||Tues.||FT Faculty Retreat|
|Jan. 18||Mon.||Last day to receive a 100% refund.|
|Jan. 18||Mon.||Martin Luther King Day – Campus Holiday|
|Jan. 19||Tues.||First Day of Classes|
|Feb. 1||Mon.||Last Day to Add or Drop a Class without a "W" grade & with 75% Refund.|
|Feb. 15||Mon.||President's Day – Campus Holiday|
|Feb. 16||Tue.||Census Day|
|Feb. 16||Tue.||Last day to register for Internships|
|Mar. 8-12||Mon.-Fri.||Spring Break – Academic Holiday|
|Mar. 12||Fri.||Spring Break Day – Campus Holiday|
|Mar. 15||Mon.||Mid-Term Deficiency Reports due to Registrar|
|Mar. 15||Mon.-Fri.||Advising begins for Summer and Fall 2021|
|Mar. 31||Wed.||Cesar Chavez Day Observed – Campus Holiday|
|Apr. 2||Fri.||Good Friday - Campus Holiday|
|Apr. 5||Mon.||Last day to drop a class with a grade of "W"|
|Apr. 12-15||Mon.-Thur.||Priority Registration for Summer and Fall 2021|
|Apr. 16||Fri.||Deadline to file for Fall 2021 Graduation. Open Registration Begins – New & Continuing Students|
|Apr. 21||Wed.||University Conference (virtual)|
|May 3||Mon.||"Incomplete" work from the previous semester due to instructor|
|May 4||Tue.||Last Day of Classes|
|May 5||Wed.||Study Day|
|May 6-12||Thur.-Wed.||Final Examinations|
|May 15||Sat.||Commencement – Graduate & Undergraduate|
|May 19||Wed.||Final Grades Due in Registrar's Office – Grades Posted in Self Service|
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.