2019-2020 Academic Calendar

   DATE TO ARRIVE
New Students 
(First-Year and Transfers)
Wednesday, August 21
Returning 
UPPERCLASS
Sunday, August 25
   

FALL TERM 

Opening Convocation                                 Thursday, August 22
Classes Begin Monday, August 26  
Labor Day Monday, September 2
True Blue Weekend

Friday to Sunday, September 20-22

 October Break Thursday to Sunday, October 17-20
 Thanksgiving Recess Saturday to Sunday, November 23- December 1
 Last Day of Class Friday, December 6
 Reading Days Saturday and Sunday, December 7 & 8
 Examination Days Monday to Thursday, December 9-12
   

THREE WEEK VACATION

   

JANUARY TERM

 Classes Begin Thursday, January 2
 Classes End Friday, January 24
   

ONE WEEK VACATION

   

SPRING TERM

 Classes Begin Monday, February 3   
 Spring Recess Begins Saturday, March 14
 Spring Recess Ends Sunday, March 21
 Honors Convocation Wednesday, April 29
 Scholarship Showcase** 
** (No scheduled classes to allow for faculty and student participation in the showcase).                      
Friday, May 1
 Last Day of Class Friday, May 8
Reading Days Saturday and Sunday, May 9-10
Examination Days Monday-Thursday, May 11-14
Commencement Saturday, May 16
   
Memorial Day Monday, May 25

Revised in the Office of Academic Affairs 10/31/18
Approved by Cabinet 9/18/18

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