Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2019

Monday, Aug. 5 E-Z Arts reopens for University students to make schedule changes
Thursday, Aug. 15 New High School students arrive for orientation
Saturday, Aug. 17 Returning High School students arrive for orientation
Monday, Aug. 19 High School classes begin
Monday, Aug. 19 New Graduate students arrive (Graduate students in the School of Design and Production please refer to the Orientation Schedule for your start date)
Tuesday, Aug. 20 New Undergraduate students arrive for orientation
Wednesday, Aug. 21 High School academic classes held
Thursday, Aug. 22 Returning Graduate and Undergraduate students arrive for orientation
Friday, Aug. 23 Students check in at their Arts school
Friday, Aug. 23 High School Convocation
Monday, Aug. 26 College classes begin; Special student registration; University Convocation
Friday, Aug. 30 Last day to add or drop a fall semester class by 5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 2 Labor Day; no classes held; offices closed
Monday, Sept. 9 Census
Wednesday, Oct. 9 High School Midterm
Friday, Oct. 11 Last day to withdraw from fall semester classes with grade of "W" by 5 p.m.
Saturday-Tuesday, Oct. 12-15 Fall Break (no classes or activities held after 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11); High School residence halls close at noon on Saturday, Oct. 12, and reopen at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15
Wednesday, Oct. 16 Classes resume
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 25-27 Parents Weekend
Monday-Friday, Oct. 28-Nov. 1 Spring semester course planning
Friday, Nov. 1 Deadline to apply for Spring graduation
Monday-Friday, Nov. 4-15 Online registration for University spring semester classes
Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 27-Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Holiday; no classes held; offices remain open Wednesday; High School residence halls close at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 27, and reopen at noon on Sunday, Dec. 1
Tuesday, Dec. 3 Last day of Liberal Arts and High School academic classes
Wednesday-Saturday, Dec. 4-7 High School and University exam period
Friday, Dec. 20 Last day of Arts classes
Saturday, Dec. 21 Fall semester ends; High School and University residence halls close at noon on Saturday, Dec. 21, and reopen on Sunday, Jan. 5 (Apartments remain open during break.)

Spring Semester 2020

Monday, Jan. 6 E-Z Arts reopens for University students to make schedule changes
Sunday, Jan. 12 Residence Halls open at noon
Monday, Jan. 13 Classes begin; Special student registration
Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 13-14 Students check in at their Arts school
Friday, Jan. 17 Last day to add or drop a spring semester class by 5 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday; no classes held; offices closed
Monday, Jan. 27 Census
Wednesday, Feb. 12 All campus in-service, 8 a.m.-noon
Friday, Feb. 28 Last day to withdraw from a spring semester class with a grade of "W" by 5 p.m.
Wednesday, March 4 High School Midterm
Saturday-Sunday, March 7-15 Spring Break; no classes held; High School and College residence halls close at noon on Saturday, March 7, and reopen on Sunday, March 15 (Apartments remain open during break.)
Monday, March 16 Classes resume
Tuesday, March 24 All campus in-service, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
Monday-Friday, March 30-April 3 Fall semester course planning
Monday-Friday, April 6-17 Online Registration for University fall semester classes
Monday, May 4 Last day of University classes
Tuesday-Thursday, May 5-7 University final exam period
Wednesday, May 6 High School academic classes held
Thursday, May 7 Last day of High School classes
Friday, May 8 University graduation rehearsal at 11 a.m.
Friday, May 8 High School exam review day
Saturday, May 9 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement, 10 a.m.; College residence halls/apartments close at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 for non-graduating students. College residence halls/apartments close at noon on Sunday, May 10 for graduating students.
Monday-Wednesday, May 11-13 High School final exam period
Thursday, May 14 High School exam makeup day
Friday, May 15 High School graduation rehearsal, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, May 16 High School Commencement, 10 a.m.; High School residence halls close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13 for non-graduating students; High School residence halls close at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 18 for graduating students.


Three-Year Academic Calendar