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Academic Calendar

Below are important dates regarding registration, course withdrawal, payment, holidays and other dates throughout the semester.

Fall Semester 2019

  • April 1 — Registration begins for veterans/ service members
  • April 8 — Registration begins for sophomores
  • April 9 — Registration begins for freshmen
  • One month before start of term — Graduation Application deadline
  • August 9
  • Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline
  • Last date for Payment or Payment Arrangements (Students without payment arrangements will be dropped from all classes)
  • August 15 — Last date to Register for Courses
  • August 19
  • Semester begins
  • Residency application deadline
  • August 26 — last date to add semester class
  • August 31 — Last date for full semester class drop with 100% refund
  • September 20 — Fall Financial Aid Disbursement
  • September 27 — First Time Loan Borrower Disbursement
  • October 7-12 — Middle of Term
  • October 24 — 60% date for Return of Title IV
  • November 30
  • Last date for official withdrawal from courses
  • Classes end
  • December 2-7 — Final Exams
  • December 7 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • September 2 — Labor Day
  • October 14 — Columbus Day
  • November 8 — Veteran's Day
  • November 27 - 30 — Thanksgiving Break
  • December 23 - January 1 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed

Spring Semester 2020

  • October 28 — Registration Begins for Veterans
  • November 4 — Registration Begins for Sophomores
  • November 5 — Registration Begins for Freshman
  • One month before start of term — Graduation Application Deadline
  • January 3
  • Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline
  • Last date for Payment or Payment Arrangements (Students without payment arrangements will be dropped from all classes)
  • January 9 — Last date to Register for Courses
  • January 13
  • Semester begins
  • Residency Application Deadline
  • January 15 — Last Date to add Semester Class
  • January 25 — Last Date for Semester Class Drop with 100% Refund
  • January 30 — Deadline to purchase graduation regalia with financial aid
  • February 14 — Spring Financial Aid Disbursement
  • February 21 — First Time Loan Borrower Disbursement
  • March 9-14 — Middle of Term
  • March 20 — Last date for 60% Return of Title IV
  • May 2
  • Last date for official withdrawal from courses
  • Classes End
  • May 4-9 — Final Exams
  • May 8 — Graduation
  • May 9 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • December 23 - January 1 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed
  • January 20 — Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • February 17 — President's Day
  • March 9 - 14 — Spring Break

Summer Semester 2020

  • March 16 — Registration Begins for Veterans
  • March 23 — Registration Begins for Sophomores
  • March 24 — Registration Begins for Freshman
  • One month before start of term — Graduation Application Deadline
  • May 17
  • Financial Aid Priority Filing Deadline
  • Last date for Payment or Payment Arrangements (Students without payment arrangements will be dropped from all classes)
  • May 21 — Last Date to Register for Courses
  • May 26
  • Semester begins
  • Residency Application Deadline
  • TBD — Last Date for Semester Class Drop with 100% Refund
  • June 22-27 — Middle of Term
  • June 26 — Summer Financial Aid Disbursement
  • July 2 — First Time Loan Borrower Disbursement
  • TBD — Last date for 60% Return of Title IV
  • Dates Vary
  • Last date for official withdrawal from courses
  • Classes End
  • Final Exams
  • August 4 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • May 25 — Memorial Day
  • July 3 — Independence Day

Fall Semester 2020

  • April 6 — Registration begins for veterans/ service members
  • April 13 — Registration begins for sophomores
  • April 14 — Registration begins for freshmen
  • August 24 — Semester begins
  • October 12-17 — Middle of Term
  • December – 5 — Classes end
  • December 7-12 — Final Exams
  • December 12 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • September 7 — Labor Day
  • October 12 — Columbus Day
  • November 6 — Veteran's Day
  • November 25 - 28 — Thanksgiving Break
  • December 24 - January 3 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed

Spring Semester 2021

  • January 11 — Semester begins
  • March 8-13 — Middle of Term
  • May 1 — Classes End
  • May 3-8 — Final Exams
  • May 8 — Graduation
  • May 8 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • December 24 - January 3 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed
  • January 18 — Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • February 15 — President's Day
  • March 8 - 13 — Spring Break

Summer Semester 2021

  • May 24 — Semester begins
  • June 21-26 — Middle of Term
  • Dates Vary
  • Classes End
  • Final Exams
  • August 3 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • May 31 — Memorial Day
  • July 2 — Independence Day

Fall Semester 2021

  • August 23 — Semester begins
  • October 11-16 — Middle of Term
  • December – 4 — Classes end
  • December 6-11 — Final Exams
  • December 11 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • September 6 — Labor Day
  • October 11 — Columbus Day
  • November 5 — Veteran's Day
  • November 24 - 27 — Thanksgiving Break
  • December 24 - January 2 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed

Spring Semester 2022

  • January 10 — Semester begins
  • March 7-12 — Middle of Term
  • April 30 — Classes End
  • May 2-7 — Final Exams
  • May 7 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • December 24 - January 2 — Holiday Break, all campuses closed
  • January 17 — Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday
  • February 21 — President's Day
  • March 7 - 12 — Spring Break

Summer Semester 2022

  • May 23 — Semester begins
  • June 20-25 — Middle of Term
  • Dates Vary
  • Classes End
  • Final Exams
  • August 2 — Semester Ends

Holidays (College Closed / No Classes)

  • May 30 — Memorial Day
  • July 4 — Independence Day