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Graduate and Continuing Education Academic Calendar

2019-20 Academic Calendars

Graduate & Continuing Education

Accelerated Programs

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Spring 2019 January 22 - May 14 (GCE)

November 5 Monday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
January 9 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session (snow date Jan. 10)
  11 Friday Registration fee in effect
  21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  22 Tuesday Classes Begin
  28 Monday Final day to add or drop a course (face-to-face courses may be added prior to 2nd meeting)
February 12 Tuesday Graduate Education Fair
  14 Thursday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades
  18 Monday Presidents' Day - No Classes
March 8 Friday Spring Break begins at 4:45 pm
  17 Sunday Spring Break Ends
  18 Monday Classes Resume
April 5 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  11 Thursday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  15 Monday Patriot's Day - No Classes
May 14 Tuesday Final Day of Classes, GCE
  16 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  18 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer 2019 May 20 - August 30 (GCE)

April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 17 Friday Registration fee in effect, Summer Session A
  27 Monday Memorial Day - No Classes
  28 Tuesday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  29 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline
June 21 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  28 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session A
April         8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
June 28 Friday Registration fee in effect, Summer Session B
July 8 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  9 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
August 2 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  6 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  7 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  9 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session B

Fall 2019 September 5 - December 18 (GCE)

July 1 Monday Registration for Fall GCE Classes Begins
August 6 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  7 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  23 Friday Registration fee in effect
September 5 Thursday GCE Classes Begin
  12 Thursday Add/Drop deadline
October 8 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades
  14 Monday Columbus Day - No Classes
November 11 Monday Veteran's Day - No Classes
  12 Tuesday Registration for Winter & Spring classes begins
  21 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  26 Tuesday Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm
December 1 Sunday Thanksgiving Recess Ends
  18 Wednesday Final Day of Classes
  20 Friday Winter Commencement, 6:30 pm (snow date Saturday, December 21, 2:00 pm)

Winter 2020 December 27 - January 16 (GCE)

November 12 Tuesday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
December 13 Friday Registration fee in effect
  27 Friday Winter Session Begins
  27 Friday Add/Drop deadline at Noon
January 10 Friday Final day for withdrawal from winter courses
  16 Thursday Winter Session Ends

Spring 2020 January 21 - May 11 (GCE)

November 12 Tuesday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
January 7 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session (snow date Jan. 8)
  10 Friday Registration fee in effect
  20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  21 Tuesday Classes Begin
  28 Tuesday Final day to add or drop a course (face-to-face courses may be added prior to 2nd meeting)
February 17 Monday Presidents' Day - No Classes
March 6 Friday Spring Break begins at 4:45 pm
  15 Sunday Spring Break Ends
  16 Monday Classes Resume
April 7 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  15 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  20 Monday Patriot's Day - No Classes
May 11 Monday Final Day of Classes, GCE
  14 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  16 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer 2020 May 20 - August 30 (GCE)

April 13 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 15 Friday Registration fee in effect, Summer Session A
  25 Monday Memorial Day - No Classes
  26 Tuesday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  27 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline
June 19 Friday Final day for withdrawal from Summer Session A courses
  26 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session A
  26 Friday Registration fee in effect, Summer Session B
July 6 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  7 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
  31 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
August 4 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  5 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  7 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session B

 

Accelerated Programs

Spring A, 2019 January 22 - March 10 (Accelerated)

November 5 Monday Registration for Spring Classes Begins
January 16 Wednesday Spring Session A Registration Deadline
  17 Thursday Payment Deadline
  22 Tuesday Spring Session A Classes Begin
  23 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
  25 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Spring B, 2019 March 18 - May 5 (Accelerated)

March 13 Wednesday Spring Session B Registration Deadline
  14 Thursday Payment Deadline
  18 Monday Spring Session B Classes Begin
  19 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
  22 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses
May 16 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  18 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer A, 2019 May 20 - July 7 (Accelerated)

April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 15 Wednesday Summer Session A Registration Deadline
  16 Thursday Payment Deadline
  20 Monday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  21 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
June 24 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Summer B, 2019 July 15 - August 30 (Accelerated)

April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
July 10 Wednesday Summer Session B Registration Deadline
  11 Thursday Payment Deadline
  15 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  16 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
August 19 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Fall A, 2019 September 3 - October 20 (Accelerated)

July  1 Monday Registration for Fall Classes Begins
August 26 Monday Fall Session A Registration Deadline
  27 Tuesday Payment Deadline
September 3 Tuesday Fall Session A Classes Begin
  4 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
October 8 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from Fall A courses
  8 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades

Fall B, 2019 October 28 - December 15 (Accelerated)

July  1 Monday Registration for Fall Classes Begins
October 21 Monday Fall Session B Registration Deadline
  22 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  28 Monday Fall Session B Classes Begin
  29 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
November 12 Tuesday Registration for Spring Courses Begins
December 2 Monday Final day for withdrawal from Fall B courses
  20 Friday Winter Commencement, 6:30 pm (snow date Saturday, December 21, 2:00 pm)

Spring A, 2020 January 21 - March 8 (Accelerated)

November 2 Tuesday Registration for Spring Classes Begins
January 13 Monday Spring Session A Registration Deadline
  14 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  21 Tuesday Spring Session A Classes Begin
  23 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
February 13 Monday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades
  24 Monday Final day for withdrawal from Spring A courses

Spring B, 2020 March 16 - May 3 (Accelerated)

March 9 Monday Spring Session B Registration Deadline
  10 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  16 Monday Spring Session B Classes Begin
  17 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
April 13 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
  21 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from Spring B courses
May 14 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  16 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer A, 2020 May 18- July 5 (Accelerated)

April 13 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 11 Monday Summer Session A Registration Deadline
  12 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  18 Monday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  19 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
June 22 Monday Final day for withdrawal from Summer A courses

Summer B, 2020 July 13 - August 30 (Accelerated)

April 13 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
July 6 Monday Summer Session B Registration Deadline
  7 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  13 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  14 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline (for registered students only)
August 17 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Calendar Subject to Change

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