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  Nov 27, 2020
 
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 
    
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021

Academic Calendar



One Hundred Ninety Fifth Session 2020-2021

Fall Semester 2020

Thirteen Week Calendar

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

August 8-16, Saturday-Sunday

Residence halls open for returning students, new freshmen and transfers

August 14, Friday

Orientation / Registration for new undergraduate students;

August 17, Monday

All Classes Begin

August 21, Friday, 4:30 pm

Residence Hall Withdrawal Deadline (100% refund of campus housing charges)

August 21, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2020 Graduation

August 24, Monday, 5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Register or Add a Full Semester Class (Traditional or Online)

August 27, Thursday

Last Day to Drop A Full Semester Class With 100% Tuition Only Refund

September 28, Monday

Mid-term

September 30, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 7, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 23, Friday

Last Day to Drop A Full Semester Class (No Tuition refund)

October 24, Saturday

Homecoming

November 2, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2021 Semester - Currently enrolled students

November 6, Friday                                                                               

   Final deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2020 Graduation

November 16, Monday

Registration Begins for Spring 2021 Semester - Re-admitted and New Graduate Students

November 16-17, Monday - Tuesday

Dead Days

November 17, Tuesday

Last day of Day classes; Night exams begin

November 18-24, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday

Final Exams

 

November 28, Thursday

Residents Halls close

December 11, Friday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due

December 18, Friday

Degrees Awarded (No Ceremony)

       

 

Eight Week Calendar

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

8-Week Session I

 

August 8-16, Saturday-Sunday

Residence Halls open for returning students

August 17, Monday

Fall 8-Week Session I Classes Begin

August 19, Wednesday

Last Day to Register or Add a Fall 8-Week Session I Class

August 19, Wednesday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 8-Week Session I Class With 100% Tuition Only Refund

August 21, Friday, 4:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Withdrawal Deadline (100% refund of campus housing charges)

August 21, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2020 Graduation

September 18, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 8-Week Session I Class-No Tuition Refund

September 30, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 7, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 11, Sunday

Last Class Meeting for Fall 8-WEEK Session I

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

October 15, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for Fall 8-WEEK Session I

       

 

8-Week Session II

 

October 12, Monday

8-WEEK Fall Session II Classes Begin

October 14, Wednesday

Last Day to Register or Add a Fall 8-Week Session II Class

October 14, Wednesday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 8-Week Session II Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

October 24, Saturday

Homecoming

November 2, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2021 Semester-for currently enrolled students

November 6, Friday

Final Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2020 Graduation

November 13, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 8-Week Session II Class- No Tuition Refund

November 16, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2021 Semester readmitted and new Graduate Students

December 6, Sunday

Last Class Meeting for Fall 8-WEEK Session II

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

December 11, Friday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for Fall 8-WEEK Session II

December 18, Friday

Degrees Awarded (No Ceremony)

 

 

MC7 7-Week Online Programs

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

 7-week Session 1 Online

August 14, Friday

Application Deadline

August 17, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

August 18, Tuesday

Last Day to Register or Add Fall 7-week Session 1 Online Course

August 19, Wednesday

Payment Deadline

August 24, Monday

Classes Begin

August 25, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week Session 1 Online Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Fall 7-week Session 1 Online Course dropped after this date)

September 4, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2020 Graduation

September 24, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week Session 1 Online Course- No Tuition Refund

September 30, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 7, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

October 11, Sunday

    Last Day of Fall 7-week Session 1 Online            
Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

October 15, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due

           

7-week Session II Online

October 9, Friday

Application Deadline

October 12, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

October 13, Tuesday

Last Day to Register or Add Fall 7-week Session II Online Course

October 14, Wednesday

Payment Deadline

October 19, Monday

Classes Begin

October 20, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week Session II Online Course with 100%    Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Fall 7-week Session II Online Course dropped after this date)

October 24, Saturday

Homecoming

November 2, Monday

Registration begins for Spring 2021 Semester-for currently enrolled students

November 6, Friday Final Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for December 2020 Graduation
November 16, Monday Registration begins for Spring 2021 Semester- Readmitted and new Graduate Students
Novermber 19, Thursday Last Day to Drop a Fall 7-week Session II Online Course- No Tuition Refund
December 6, Sunday
Last Day of Fall 7-week Session II Online Course
Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class 
December 11, Friday, 10:00 a.m. Grades Due
December 18, Friday Degrees Awarded (No Ceremony)

 

Fall Semester 2020

Exam Schedule

 

Classes with start times before 3:00 p.m.

     

Regular Class Time

              Exam Day

         Exam Time

9:00 a.m. MWF

Wednesday

Nov 18

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. MWF or MW

Wednesday

Nov 18

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

9:25 a.m. TR

Thursday

Nov 19

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. TR

Thursday

Nov 19

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. MWF

Friday

Nov 20

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. MWF

Friday

Nov 20

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. MWF

Monday

Nov 23

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m, MW

Monday

Nov 23

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

 8:00 a.m. TR

Tuesday

Nov 24

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m..

1:30 p.m, TR

Tuesday

Nov 24

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

       

One-day-a-week classes with start times at 3 p.m. or later

     

Wednesday classes

Wednesday

Nov 18

Regularly scheduled class time

Thursday classes

Thursday

Nov 19

Regularly scheduled class time

Monday classes

Monday

Nov 23

Regularly scheduled class time 

Tuesday classes

Tuesday

Nov 24

Regularly scheduled class time 

       

Other classes with start times at 3 p.m or later

     

MW classes

Wednesday

Nov 18

Regularly scheduled class time

TR classes

Thursday

Nov 19

Regularly scheduled class time

       

8-Week Session I classes

Sunday

Oct 11

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

8-Week Session II classes

Sunday

Dec 6

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

MC7 7-Week Session I classes

Sunday

Oct 11

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

MC7 7-Week Session II classes

Sunday

Dec 6

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

 

 

Spring Semester 2020

Sixteen Week Calendar

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

January 8, Friday

Orientation / Advising for new undergraduate students

 

January 11, Monday

Classes Begin

 

January 15, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2021 Graduation

 

January 18, Monday

Martin Luther King Holiday,

No Day or Night Classes;

Offices Closed

 

January 19, Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Register or Add A Full Semester Class

 

January 21, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

 

February 24, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

 

March 3, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

 

March 3, Wednesday

Mid-Term

 

March 15-21, Monday through Sunday

Spring Break

 

(Begins 5:00 p.m., Friday, March 12: Day classes meet on Friday, March 12. Residence halls close at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday and reopen Sunday, March 21, 2:00 p.m.)

 

March 26, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class in the Traditional (16 Week) Session (No Tuition Refund)

 

March 26, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2021 Graduation

 

(In order to participate in May 2021 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)

 

April 5, Monday

Easter Holiday

Offices Closed

 (Once a Week Classes Will Meet)

 

April 6, Tuesday

Day Classes resume

 

April 12, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2021 Semesters-Currently Enrolled Students

 

April 26, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2021 Semester-Re-Admitted Students and New Graduate Students

 

April 26, 27, 28 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Dead Days

 

April 28, Wednesday

Last day of classes; Exams Begin for Once a Week Classes

 

April 29, Thursday

Study Day

 

April 30 - May 5 Friday, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Final Exams

 

May 6, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due

 

May 7, Friday

Graduate and Undergraduate May 2021 Graduations

 

   

 

 

 

 

Eight Week Calendar

Accelerated Degree Program, 8-week classes, & Accelerated Graduate Business Programs

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

8-Week Session I

 

January 11, Monday

8-Week Session I Classes Begin

January 13, Wednesday

Last Day to Register or Add an 8-Week Session I Class

January 13, Wednesday

Last Day to Drop an 8-Week Session I Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

January 15, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2021 Graduation

January 18, Monday

Martin Luther King Holiday; Offices Closed; No Classes

February 12, Friday

Last Day to Drop an 8-Week Session I Class (No Tuition Refund)

February 24, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

March 3, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

March 7, Sunday

Last Class Meetings and Exams for 8-Week Session I

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

March 11, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for 8-Week Session I

 

 

8-Week Session II

 

March 8, Monday

8-Week Session II Classes Begin

March 10, Wednesday

Last Day to Register or Add an 8-Week Session II Class

March 10, Wednesday

Last Day to Drop an 8-Week Session II Class with 100% Tuition Only Refund

March 26, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Class in the Traditional (16 Week) Session (No Tuition Refund)

March 26, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2021 Graduation

(In order to participate in May 2021 Commencement, candidates MUST apply by this deadline)

April 9, Friday

Last Day to Drop an 8-Week Session II Class (No Tuition Refund)

April 12, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2021 Semester-Currently enrolled students

April 26, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2021 Semester-

Readmitted and New Graduate Students

May 2, Sunday

Last Class Meetings for 8-Week Session II

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class

May 6, Thursday, 10:00 a.m.

Grades Due for 8-Week Session II

May 7, Friday

Graduation

MC7 7-Week Online Programs

FALL and SPRING ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 pm.

First Session 7-Week  Online

January 1, Friday

Application Deadline

January 4, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

January 5, Tuesday

Last Day to register or Add Spring First Session 7-week Online Course

January 6, Wednesday

Payment Deadline

January 11, Monday

Classes Begin

January 12, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Spring First Session 7-week Online Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Spring First Session 7-week Online Course dropped after this date)

January 15, Friday

Priority Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2021 Graduation

 

February 11, Thursday

Last Day to Drop a Spring First Session 7-week Online Course- No Tuition Refund

February 24, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

February 28, Sunday

Last Day of Spring First Session 7-week Online

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class 

March 3, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

March 3, Wednesday

Grades Due for Spring First Session 7-week Online

 

Second Session 7-Week Online

February 26, Friday

Application Deadline

March 1, Monday

Document, FAFSA, COE Deadline

March 2, Tuesday

Last Day to register or Add Spring Second Session 7-week Online Course

March 3, Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m., Various Locations

Writing Proficiency Exam

March 3, Wednesday

Payment Deadline

March 8, Monday

Classes Begin

March 9, Tuesday

Last Day to Drop a Spring Second Session 7-week Online Course with 100% Tuition Only Refund

(A ‘W’ will appear on transcript for any Spring Second Session 7-week Online Course dropped after this date)

March 26, Friday

Participation Deadline for ALL Degree Applications for May 2021 Graduation

April 9, Friday

Last Day to Drop a Spring Second Session 7-week Online Course- No Tuition Refund

April 12, Monday

Registration begins for Summer and Fall 2021 Semester-Currently enrolled students

April 25, Sunday

Last Day of Spring Second Session 7-week Online

Exams Must be Completed by the Last Day of Class 

May 6, Thursday

Grades Due for Spring Second Session 7-week Online

May 7, Friday

Graduation

Spring Semester 2021

Exam Schedule

Classes with start times before 3:00 p.m.

     

Regular Class Time

              Exam Day

         Exam Time

9:00 a.m. MWF

Friday

April 30

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. MWF or MW

Friday 

April 30

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

9:25 a.m. TR

Saturday 

May 1

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. TR

Saturday

May 1

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. MWF

Monday 

May 3

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m. MW

Monday

May 3

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. TR

Tuesday

May 4

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

1:30 p.m. TR

Tuesday

May 4

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

 8:00 a.m. MWF 

Wednesday

May 5

8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m..

 11:00 a.m. MWF

Wednesday

May 5

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m

       

One-day-a-week classes with start times at 3 p.m. or later

     

Wednesday classes

Wednesday

April 28

Regularly scheduled class time

Thursday classes

Thursday

April 29

Regularly scheduled class time

Monday classes

Monday

May 3

Regularly scheduled class time 

Tuesday classes

Tuesday

May 4

Regularly scheduled class time 

 

 

 

 

Other classes with start times at 3 p.m. or later

     

MW classes

Monday

May 3

Regularly Scheduled Class Time

TR classes

Tuesday

May 4

Regularly Scheduled Class Time

       

8-WEEK Session I classes

Sunday

March 7

Exams Must be Completed by the Last day of Class

8-WEEK Session II classes

Sunday

May 2

Exams Must be Completed by the Last day of Class

MC7 7-WEEK Session I classes

Sunday

Feb 28

Exams Must be Completed by the Last day of Class

MC7 7-WEEK Session II classes

Sunday

April 25

Exams Must be Completed by the Last day of Class

 

 


2021 Summer Term (Tentative Dates)

May Term:

May 10-21, 2021

10-Week Session:

June 1 - August 5, 2021

1st 5-Week Session:

June 1-July 1, 2021

2nd 5-Week Session:

July 6-August 5, 2021

 

Degrees Awarded

August 7, 2021

 

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