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Fall 2020– Graduate Academic Calendar

Tuition Liability Deadlines: For detailed information on tuition, fees, and/or other financial information, please visit the Student Accounts/Bursar's Office.

Date of Drop & WIthdrawal Tuition % incurred Tuition % Refunded Fees % Refunded Last day of Tuition % Applies
On or Before 08/30/20 0% 100% 100% *Sunday, 08/30/20
08/31/20-9/06/20 30% 70% 0% Sunday, 09/06/20
9/07/20-9/13/20 50% 50% 0% Sunday, 09/13/20
9/14/20-9/20/20 70% 30% 0% Sunday, 09/20/20
On or after 9/21/20 100% 0% 0%  
 *Last day to drop/withdraw without tuition liability. Offices are closed on weekends. Students may process via SOLAR and/or contact their respective college/school.
Registration Deadlines: For detailed information on enrollment processes, withdrawing or taking a leave of absence, registration definitions, and/or forms, Graduate & SPD students may contact the Graduate School or SPD respectively
Date                         Details
Mon, Apr. 6 Advanced Registration: Tentatively to begin for Summer/ Fall 2020 according to enrollment appointments
Mon, Apr. 20 Open Enrollment: Begins for Graduate Non-matriculated Students (GSP/G0)
Mon, May 11 Graduation Application Begins: Degree candidates can begin to apply for Fall 2020 graduation via SOLAR
Sun, Aug. 23 Semester Cancellation: Last day students can cancel all classes by dropping via SOLAR
Mon, Aug. 24
Semester Start: First day of classes
Fri, Aug. 28
4:00 PM
Waitlist: Last day to waitlist a class. Students are responsible for any tuition liability incurred if registered from a waitlisted class
Mon, Aug. 31 Late    Registration   : $50 fee if not enrolled in at least one class before August 30th.
Thur, Sep. 3 Waitlist Process Ends: Last day to be enrolled from the waitlist process pending seat availability. Students must contact the appropriate academic department after this date
Fri, Sep. 4
4:00 PM
Late registration ends for Graduate/SPD Students (includes SPD Online Session): Last day to process enrollment changes such as adds, swaps, credit changes, and drops via  SOLAR. Last day to drop/withdraw from the university without a “W” (withdrawal) recorded via  SOLAR. Changes must be processed by 4:00 PM. Petition to the respective college/school required after this date
Senior Auditing Program : (Age 60+): Registration and start of program
Undergraduate students enrolling in Grad/SPD courses: Last day to petition to the Graduate School/SPD
Mon, Sep. 7  Labor Day observed: No classes in session
Tues, Sep. 8-
Mon, Sep. 14
Swaps by Petition OnlyGraduate School  and   SPD students must petition to the respective school
Fri, Oct. 31 Incomplete : Last day for incomplete resolution for Spring 2020 and Summer 2020
Sun, Nov. 1

SPD Online Classes End

Mon, Nov. 2 Advanced Registration: Tentatively to begin for WInter and Spring 2021 in accordance with enrollment appointments
Wed, Nov. 11 Graduation Application for Publication: Last day for Masters & Advanced Graduate Certificate students to apply for graduation and be included in the commencement publication.  Students apply via SOLAR
Mon, Nov. 23 -
Sun, Nov. 29
Thanksgiving Break: No classes in session
Mon, Nov. 30 Remote Learning Options begin for in-person classes
Fri, Dec. 4 Graduation Application: Last day for Masters & Advanced Graduate Certificate students to apply for graduation.  Students apply via SOLAR. Applications submitted after 11/11/20 will not appear in the commencement publication 
Mon, Dec. 7 Semester Withdrawal  : Last day students can submit a withdrawal form to the Graduate School/SPD
Classes End : Last day of classes
Tue, Dec. 8 Reading Day
Wed, Dec. 9-
Thur, Dec. 17
Final Exams begin via remote learning options 
Thur, Dec. 17 Semester End: Official End of Term
Fri, Dec. 18
Doctoral Hooding & Baccalaureate Honors Ceremony

Student Responsibility

Students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and abiding by the University's regulations, procedures, requirements, and deadlines as described in official publications. This includes, by way of example only, this Academic Calendar, the Undergraduate/Graduate Bulletin, the University Conduct Code, and class schedules.