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Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Academic Calendar & Deadlines

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Fall 2019: Important Academic Dates 

Jump to Spring 2020

Date(s) Event
August 20, Tuesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Seniors
August 21, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Juniors
August 22, Thursday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Sophomores
August 28, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Freshmen
August 28, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am
First-Year Writing Seminar Add/Drop Begins
August 29, Thursday Classes Begin
September 2, Monday Labor Day- Employee Holiday/No Classes
September 5, Thursday 7-week 1 Add Ends
September 12, Thursday Last day to Add a Class/Change Credit Without a Petition
September 26, Thursday 7-week 1 Drop Ends
September 30, Monday First Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
October 4, Friday Deadline to Apply to the College Scholar Program (sophomores only)
October 4, Friday –
October 5, Saturday
Homecoming Weekend
October 12, Saturday Fall Break Begins at 1:10 pm
October 15, Wednesday Instruction Resumes
October 18, Friday Spring ‘20 Class & Time Roster Published
October 23, Wednesday 7-week 2 Add Begins
October 24, Thursday Last Day to Drop a Class Without a "W" and Without a Petition (57th day of the term)
Last Day to Change Grade Option From S/U to Letter or From Letter to S/U
October 25, Friday First Day a "W" will Appear on the Transcript for Classes Withdrawn by Petition
October 25, Friday –
October 27, Sunday
First Year Family Weekend
October 30, Wednesday 7-week 2 Add Ends
November 4, Monday
@ 7:00 am –
November 6, Wednesday @ 4:30 pm
Senior Pre-Enrollment
November 6, Wednesday
@ 7:00 am –
November 8, Friday @ 4:30 pm
Junior Pre-Enrollment
November 11, Monday
@ 7:00 am –
November 13, Wednesday @ 4:30 pm
Sophomore Pre-Enrollment
November 13, Wednesday
@ 7:00 am –
November 15, Friday @ 4:30 pm
Freshmen Pre-Enrollment
November 13, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am –
November 17, Sunday @ 11:59 pm
FWS Balloting
November 18, Monday Second Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
November 20, Wednesday 7-week 2 Drop Ends
November 22, Friday Last Day to Withdraw from a Class by Petition with a "W" Appearing on the Transcript
November 27, Wednesday Student Thanksgiving Recess Begins
December 2, Monday Instruction Resumes
December 10, Tuesday Last Day of Classes
December 11, Wednesday -
December 13, Friday
Study Period
December 14, Saturday First Day of Scheduled Exams
December 21, Saturday Last Day of Scheduled Exams
December 21, Saturday December Degree Recognition Ceremony
December 31, Tuesday December Degree Conferral Date

Spring 2020: Important Academic Dates

Date(s) Event
January 14, Tuesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Seniors
January 15, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Juniors
January 16, Thursday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Sophomores
January 17, Friday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Freshmen
January 17, Friday
@ 8:00 am
First-Year Writing Seminar Add/Drop Begins
January 21, Tuesday Classes Begin
January 28, Tuesday 7-week 1 Add Ends
February 4, Tuesday Last day to Add a Class/Change Credit Without a Petition
February 18, Tuesday 7-week 1 Drop Ends
February 22, Saturday February Break Begins
February 24, Monday First Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
February 26, Wednesday Instruction Resumes
March 11, Wednesday 7-week 2 Classes Begin
March 17, Tuesday Last Day to Drop a Class Without a "W" and Without a Petition (57th day of the term)
Last Day to Change Grade Option From S/U to Letter or From Letter to S/U
March 18, Wednesday First Day a "W" will Appear on the Transcript for Classes Withdrawn by Petition
March 18, Wednesday 7-week 2 Add Ends
March 20, Friday Fall ‘20 Class & Time Roster Published
March 28, Saturday Spring Break Begins
April 6, Monday Instruction Resumes
April 8, Wednesday 7-week 2 Drop Ends
April 13, Monday
@ 7:00 am –
April 15, Wednesday @ 4:30 pm
Senior Pre-Enrollment
April 15, Wednesday
@ 7:00 am –
April 17, Friday @ 4:30 pm
Junior Pre-Enrollment
April 20, Monday
@ 7:00 am –
April 22, Wednesday @ 4:30 pm
Sophomore/Freshman Pre-Enrollment
April 24, Friday Last Day to Withdraw from a Class by Petition with a "W" Appearing on the Transcript
April 27, Monday Second Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
May 5, Tuesday Internal Transfer & Concurrent Degree Application Deadline
May 5 Tuesday Last Day of Classes
May 6, Wednesday -
May 8, Friday
Study Period
May 9, Saturday First Day of Scheduled Exams
May 16, Saturday Last Day of Scheduled Exams
May 24, Sunday Commencement / May Degree Conferral Date