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Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Academic Calendar for Undergraduate Programs

First Semester — 2019

August

  • Tuesday, August 20 - All-University Convocation and Workshops
  • Thursday, August 22 - Residence halls open (new students only); Matriculation Convocation
  • Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, August 25 - New Student Orientation 
  • Friday, August 23 - Last day to make change in meal plan
  • Monday, August 26 - Classes begin
  • Friday, August 30 - Last day for late registration; last day to drop or add courses; last day to indicate pass/fail or audit preferences

September

  • Monday, September 2 - Labor Day (No day classes; evening classes will resume at 6 p.m.)

October

  • Saturday, October 5 - Homecoming
  • Saturday, October 12 - Fall recess begins
  • Saturday, October 12 through Sunday, October 20 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips
  • Monday, October 14 - Midsemester grades due from faculty
  • Monday, October 21 - Classes resume

November

  • Friday, November 8 - Last day to withdraw from classes
  • Wednesday, November 27 Thanksgiving break begins for main campus

December

  • Monday, December 2 - Classes resume
  • Friday, December 6 - Regular classes end
  • Monday, December 9 through Friday, December 13 - Semester examinations
  • Friday, December 13 - First semester ends

Second Semester — 2020

January

  • Sunday, January 5 through Sunday, January 12 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips
  • Friday, January 10 - Last day to make change in meal plan
  • Sunday, January 12 - Residence halls open
  • Monday, January 13 - Classes begin
  • Friday, January 17 - Last day for late registration; last day to drop or add courses; last day to indicate pass/fail or audit preferences
  • Monday, January 20 - Classes meet, except for 11 a.m. (Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation)

February

  • Thursday, February 20 - Assessment (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
  • Saturday, February 29 - Spring recess begins
  • Saturday, February 29 through Sunday, March 8 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips

March

  • Monday, March 2 - Midsemester grades due from faculty
  • Monday, March 9 - Classes resume
  • Tuesday, March 24 - Charter Day Convocation
  • Friday, March 27 - Last day to withdraw from classes

April

  • Friday, April 10 - Good Friday (classes will not meet)
  • Monday, April 13 - No day classes; evening classes will resume at 6 p.m.
  • Friday, April 24 - Regular classes end
  • Monday, April 27 to Friday, May 1 - Semester examinations

May

  • Friday, May 1 - Second semester ends
  • Sunday, May 3 -  Baccalaureate Service at 11 a.m.; One Hundred Sixty-Ninth Commencement at 2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 4 through Sunday, May 10 - Domestic/International Mission Service Trips


Summer Sessions — 2020

  • May 12 through June 24 - First summer session
    • First Three-Week Subsession: May 12 through June 2
    • First Five-Week Session: May 12 through June 16
    • Second Three-Week Subsession: June 4 through June 24
  • July 6 through August 7 - Second summer session