College of Arts & Sciences

Academic Calendar 2019–2020

Advent Semester

  1. Wed Aug 14 2019

    First-Year Program (Finding Your Place) Students Arrive

  2. Sat Aug 24 2019

    Orientation for New Students

  3. Sun Aug 25 2019

    Orientation for New Students

  4. Mon Aug 26 2019

    Orientation for New Students

  5. Tue Aug 27 2019

    Orientation for New Students

    Registration and Schedule Adjustment for New Students Begins

  6. Wed Aug 28 2019

    First Day of Classes

    Late Registration Fee of $100 Begins

    Assessed of continuing students registering for the semester for the first time

    First Day for Approved Students to Register for Credit Overloads

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Begins

  7. Wed Sep 04 2019

    Faculty Consent Required to Register for a Class

    After the fifth class day of the semester, the professor must record an override before a student may add the course. After the override is recorded and as is always the case, the student must register for the course prior to the close of registration for the semester.

  8. Fri Sep 06 2019

    Last Day to Remove an Incomplete in Independent Study and Research Courses from the Previous Easter Semester

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Ends

  9. Tue Sep 10 2019

    Last Day to Add a Course

  10. Wed Sep 11 2019

    Schedule Adjustment Form Required to Drop or Withdraw from a Course

    In order to drop or withdraw from a course after the tenth class day of the semester, students must submit completed schedule adjustment forms–including signatures of both professor and advisor–to the Office of the University Registrar.

  11. Thu Sep 12 2019

    Last Day to Declare a Major for Students Taking Comprehensive Examinations in the Upcoming Easter Semester

  12. Fri Sep 20 2019

    Family Weekend

    Foundation Day Convocation

  13. Sat Sep 21 2019

    Family Weekend

  14. Sun Sep 22 2019

    Family Weekend

  15. Tue Sep 24 2019

    Last Day to Drop a Course without Record

    After today, students receive a grade of W when withdrawing from a course

  16. Wed Sep 25 2019

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of W Begins

  17. Tue Oct 15 2019

    Midpoint of Semester

    Calendar Adjustment Day

    Follow a Thursday class meeting schedule

  18. Wed Oct 16 2019

    Calendar Adjustment Day

    Follow a Friday class meeting schedule

  19. Thu Oct 17 2019

    Fall Break

  20. Fri Oct 18 2019

    Fall Break

  21. Sat Oct 19 2019

    Fall Break

  22. Sun Oct 20 2019

    Fall Break

  23. Mon Oct 21 2019

    Classes Resume

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Begins

  24. Wed Oct 23 2019

    Midterm Grades Available to Students

  25. Sat Oct 26 2019

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Ends

  26. Fri Nov 01 2019

    Homecoming

    Last Day to Submit Applications for Reinstatement for the Upcoming Easter Semester

  27. Sat Nov 02 2019

    Homecoming

  28. Sun Nov 03 2019

    Homecoming

  29. Mon Nov 04 2019

    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of W

  30. Tue Nov 05 2019

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of WF Begins

  31. Sun Nov 17 2019

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  32. Mon Nov 18 2019

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  33. Sun Nov 24 2019

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  34. Mon Nov 25 2019

    Registration for the Upcoming Easter Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  35. Wed Nov 27 2019

    Thanksgiving Break

  36. Thu Nov 28 2019

    Thanksgiving Break

  37. Fri Nov 29 2019

    Thanksgiving Break

  38. Sat Nov 30 2019

    Thanksgiving Break

  39. Sun Dec 01 2019

    Thanksgiving Break

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Begins

  40. Mon Dec 02 2019

    Thanksgiving Break

  41. Tue Dec 03 2019

    Classes Resume

  42. Sat Dec 07 2019

    Services of Lessons and Carols

  43. Sun Dec 08 2019

    Services of Lessons and Carols

  44. Wed Dec 11 2019

    Last Day of Classes

    Last Day to Submit Written Work for Any Course

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Ends

  45. Thu Dec 12 2019

    Reading Day

  46. Fri Dec 13 2019

    Final Examinations

  47. Sat Dec 14 2019

    Final Examinations

  48. Sun Dec 15 2019

    Final Examinations

  49. Mon Dec 16 2019

    Final Examinations

  50. Tue Dec 17 2019

    Final Examinations

  51. Wed Dec 18 2019

    Final Examinations

  52. Wed Dec 25 2019

    Last Day to Resolve Incomplete Grades for the Advent Semester Just Ended

    Extensions Require the Approval of the Associate Dean of the College for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

  53. Fri Dec 27 2019

    Final Grades for the Advent Semester Available to Students Who Have Completed Course Evaluations

Easter Semester

  1. Tue Jan 14 2020

    First Day of Classes

    Late Registration Fee of $100 Begins

    Assessed of continuing students registering for the semester for the first time

    First Day for Approved Students to Register for Credit Overloads

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Begins

  2. Fri Jan 17 2020

    Winter Convocation

  3. Tue Jan 21 2020

    Faculty Consent Required to Register for a Class

    After the fifth class day of the semester, the professor must record an override before a student may add the course. After the override is recorded and as is always the case, the student must register for the course prior to the close of registration for the semester.

  4. Thu Jan 23 2020

    Last Day to Remove an Incomplete in Independent Study and Research Courses from the Previous Advent Semester

    Comprehensive Examination Period 1 Ends

  5. Fri Jan 24 2020

    Major Declaration Period for Fourth-Semester Students Begins

  6. Mon Jan 27 2020

    Last Day to Add a Course

  7. Tue Jan 28 2020

    Schedule Adjustment Form Required to Drop or Withdraw from a Course

    In order to drop or withdraw from a course after the tenth class day of the semester, students must submit completed schedule adjustment forms–including signatures of both professor and advisor–to the Office of the University Registrar.

  8. Fri Jan 31 2020

    Last Day to Declare a Major for Students Taking Comprehensive Examinations in the Upcoming Advent Semester

  9. Mon Feb 10 2020

    Last Day to Drop a Course without Record

    After today, students receive a grade of W when withdrawing from a course

  10. Tue Feb 11 2020

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of W Begins

  11. Fri Feb 21 2020

    Major Declaration Period for Fourth-Semester Students Ends

  12. Mon Feb 24 2020

    Advisor Declaration Period for First-Year Students Wishing to Change Advisors Begins

  13. Mon Mar 02 2020

    Midpoint of Semester

  14. Tue Mar 10 2020

    Calendar Adjustment Day

    Follow a Thursday class meeting schedule

    Midterm Grades Available to Students

  15. Wed Mar 11 2020

    Calendar Adjustment Day

    Follow a Friday class meeting schedule

    Advisor Declaration Period for First-Year Students Wishing to Change Advisors Ends

  16. Thu Mar 12 2020

    Spring Break

  17. Fri Mar 13 2020

    Spring Break

  18. Sat Mar 14 2020

    Spring Break

  19. Sun Mar 15 2020

    Spring Break

  20. Mon Mar 16 2020

    Spring Break

  21. Tue Mar 17 2020

    Spring Break

  22. Wed Mar 18 2020

    Spring Break

  23. Thu Mar 19 2020

    Spring Break

  24. Fri Mar 20 2020

    Spring Break

  25. Sat Mar 21 2020

    Spring Break

  26. Sun Mar 22 2020

    Spring Break

  27. Mon Mar 23 2020

    Spring Break

  28. Tue Mar 24 2020

    Spring Break

  29. Wed Mar 25 2020

    Spring Break

  30. Thu Mar 26 2020

    Spring Break

  31. Fri Mar 27 2020

    Spring Break

  32. Sat Mar 28 2020

    Spring Break

  33. Sun Mar 29 2020

    Spring Break

  34. Mon Mar 30 2020

    Classes Resume

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Begins

  35. Wed Apr 01 2020

    Last Day to Submit Applications for Reinstatement for the Upcoming Advent Semester

  36. Sat Apr 04 2020

    Comprehensive Examination Period 2 Ends

  37. Sun Apr 12 2020

    Easter

  38. Sun Apr 19 2020

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  39. Mon Apr 20 2020

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Begins

  40. Wed Apr 22 2020

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  41. Thu Apr 23 2020

    Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

     7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
     8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
     8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
     9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
     9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  42. Fri Apr 24 2020

    Waitlist Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

    WAITLIST REGISTRATION ONLY

    7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
    8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
    9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
    9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  43. Sat Apr 25 2020

    Waitlist Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

    WAITLIST REGISTRATION ONLY

    7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
    8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
    9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
    9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  44. Sun Apr 26 2020

    Waitlist Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

    WAITLIST REGISTRATION ONLY

    7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
    8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
    9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
    9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  45. Mon Apr 27 2020

    Waitlist Registration for the Upcoming Advent Semester

    WAITLIST REGISTRATION ONLY

    7:45 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:00 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 96 semester hours
    8:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 64 semester hours
    8:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 64 semester hours
    9:15 P.M. - Members of the Order of the Gown who have earned at least 32 semester hours
    9:45 P.M. - Students who are not members of the Order of the Gown and have earned at least 32 semester hours
    10:30 P.M. - Students who have earned fewer than 32 semester hours

  46. Wed Apr 29 2020

    Last Day of Classes

    Last Day to Submit Written Work for Any Course

    Comprehensive Examination Period 3 Ends

  47. Thu Apr 30 2020

    Reading Day

    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of W

    Last Day for Graduating Seniors to Declare Pass/Fail Grading Option for Courses from a Previous Semester

    Last Day to Declare a Minor or Certificate of Curricular Study for Enrolled Seniors Graduating this Semester

  48. Fri May 01 2020

    Final Examinations

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of WF Begins

  49. Sat May 02 2020

    Final Examinations

  50. Sun May 03 2020

    Final Examinations

  51. Mon May 04 2020

    Final Examinations

  52. Tue May 05 2020

    Final Examinations

  53. Wed May 06 2020

    Final Examinations

    Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of WF

  54. Sat May 09 2020

    Baccalaureate

  55. Sun May 10 2020

    Conferral of Earned Degrees

    Final Grades for the Easter Semester Available at 4:30 P.M. to Graduating Seniors Who Have Completed Course Evaluations

Summer Term

  1. Wed May 20 2020

    Last Day to Resolve Incomplete Grades for the Easter Semester Just Ended

    Extensions Require the Approval of the Associate Dean of the College for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

  2. Fri May 22 2020

    Final Grades for the Easter Semester Available at 4:30 P.M. to Students Who Have Completed Course Evaluations

  3. Mon Jun 08 2020

    First Day of Classes in the College Summer School

    First Day of Classes in the School of Letters

  4. Wed Jun 10 2020

    Last Day to Make Schedule Adjustments in the College Summer School

  5. Fri Jun 12 2020

    Last Day to Drop a Course without Record in the College Summer School

  6. Mon Jun 15 2020

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of W Begins in the Summer School

  7. Fri Jun 26 2020

    Midpoint of Term in the College Summer School

  8. Mon Jun 29 2020

    Midterm Grades Available to Students in the College Summer School

  9. Wed Jul 01 2020

    Last Day to Withdraw from a Course in the College Summer School with a Grade of W

  10. Thu Jul 02 2020

    Withdrawal Period with Grade of WF Begins in the College Summer School

  11. Wed Jul 15 2020

    Last Day of Classes in the College Summer School

  12. Thu Jul 16 2020

    Last Day of Classes in the School of Letters

    Reading Day in the College Summer School

  13. Fri Jul 17 2020

    Final Examinations in the College Summer School

  14. Sat Jul 18 2020

    Final Examinations in the College Summer School